Competence 6 (Deck) Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    If a GMDSS radio operator initiates a DSC distress transmission but does not insert a message, what happen?
    • A. 

      The transmission will be made with "default" information provided automatically.

    • B. 

      The transmission is a aborted and an alarm sounds to indicate this data must be provided by the operator.

    • C. 

      The transmission is not initiated and "ERROR" is indicated on the display readout.

    • D. 

      The receiving station will poll the DSC unit of the vessel in distress to download the necessary information.

  • 2. 
    To recover a man overboard in a racetrack turn, the vessel is steadied for the SECOND time after a turn of how many degrees from the original heading?
    • A. 

      180 degrees

    • B. 

      135 degrees

    • C. 

      60 degrees

    • D. 

      360 degrees

  • 3. 
    How would the letter be pronounced over the radiotelephone?
    • A. 

      IN DEE GO

    • B. 

      IEE

    • C. 

      IN DEE AH

    • D. 

      I VAN HO

  • 4. 
    Where several rescue units (RU) are engaged in a search and rescue operation, one of the RU should be designated as OSC (On Screne Commander). Which one of the listed practices for designating an OSC does correspond to the guidance provided by MERSAR>
    • A. 

      OSC to be the ship with the best maneuvering performance.

    • B. 

      OSC to be permanently appointed within each SRR (Search and Rescue Region).

    • C. 

      OSC to be the first rescue unit to arrive at the scene.

    • D. 

      OSC to be designated by an appropriate RCC or RSC.

  • 5. 
    A distress frequency used on radiotelephone is _____________.
    • A. 

      8221 kilohertz

    • B. 

      2728 kilohertz

    • C. 

      2182 kilohertz

    • D. 

      400 kilohertz

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