Marine Ship Safety And Precaution Questions For Exam

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What do you know about marine ship safety precautions? Marine ship safety can take on many meanings. This quiz reflects that. For this quiz, you will be required to know the third officer's role, what are the reasons to call upon the master, what are the International Regulations For Preventing Collision at Sea, etc. This quiz will teach you about marine ship safety.


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  • 1. 
    The following are the requirements to check for planning a voyage except one.
    • A. 

      Nautical publication

    • B. 

      Updated info about hazard to navigation

    • C. 

      Signal pennants

    • D. 

      Adquate and appropriate chart

  • 2. 
    The 3rd Officer uses the engines and sound signaling apparatus for collision avoidance, what will be his appropriate action to make prior to its usage
    • A. 

      Inform the chief mate of the plan

    • B. 

      Inform the master before the change

    • C. 

      Timely notice on the engine room of the intended change

    • D. 

      Send the rating on deck to call for assistance

  • 3. 
    You are in doubt to what action to take in the prevailing situation. How can you overcome this doubt?
    • A. 

      Turn over the watch to the master if he's on the bridge

    • B. 

      Notify the master

    • C. 

      Call the chief mater for assistance

    • D. 

      Update the master and wait for an advice

  • 4. 
    The following are the reasons to call the master except one
    • A. 

      In doubt as to the maneuvering characteristics of the vessel

    • B. 

      Failure to sight land

    • C. 

      The presence of unexpected navigational mark

    • D. 

      Restricted visibility is imminent

  • 5. 
    What does "UMS" stands for?
    • A. 

      Unmanned machinery space

    • B. 

      Unmanned machine space

    • C. 

      Unattended machinery space

    • D. 

      Unmanned machinery system

  • 6. 
    The necessity to comply with the use of radar in watch keeping is a mandate from what rule in the International Regulations for Preventing Collision at Sea.
    • A. 

      Rule 7

    • B. 

      Rule 9

    • C. 

      Rule 24

    • D. 

      Rule 34

  • 7. 
    In maintaining a proper look out the master should take into account all relevant factors except
    • A. 

      Visibility

    • B. 

      Steering control

    • C. 

      Dense traffic

    • D. 

      Sound signaling apparatus

  • 8. 
    As OOW you may be the sole look out on the bridge, provided this condition shall be except
    • A. 

      The master is informed

    • B. 

      The chief officer is around

    • C. 

      Doubts on the situation has been carefully assessed

    • D. 

      There is access to the working person on deck

  • 9. 
    What rules under the the COLREG requires a compulsory use of radar
    • A. 

      Rule 7 only

    • B. 

      Rule 5 and 7

    • C. 

      Rule 7 and 9

    • D. 

      Rule 7 and 19

  • 10. 
    A vessel is considered to be highly dangerous on automatic steering, what is the possible contributory factor to this
    • A. 

      When the AB on watch has to keep his eyes on the auto steering

    • B. 

      When the auto pilot control rate of turn is slow

    • C. 

      When the hand steering pump is not functioning and auto steering is not reliable

    • D. 

      When an officer is alone on the bridge in collision avoidance

  • 11. 
    How often do you visit the chart room to perform other navigational duties as OOW
    • A. 

      Anytime, when there's a necessity

    • B. 

      At a short period and safe to do so

    • C. 

      As often as necessary provided there's a look out

    • D. 

      Until the plotting of position is finished

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is true
    • A. 

      The OOW can visit the chart room anytime he wants to check his position without a look out

    • B. 

      The OOW should not made to observed the radar all the time

    • C. 

      The person steering the wheel should also served as look out

    • D. 

      Official logbook can be filled up with entries every hour

  • 13. 
    He is a person assigned to watched and observed any hazard to navigation using his sight and hearing
    • A. 

      Look out

    • B. 

      Os

    • C. 

      Officer

    • D. 

      Quartermaster

  • 14. 
    The following are the factors required to satisfy a relieving officer before taking over the watch, which one is not
    • A. 

      Master's night order

    • B. 

      Factors affecting speed and course

    • C. 

      The condition of the cargo

    • D. 

      Procedures in the use of main engine

  • 15. 
    Master, Officers and ratings shall take all possible __________ to prevent such pollution to the environment
    • A. 

      Precaution

    • B. 

      Action

    • C. 

      Proper action

    • D. 

      Information

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not a standing orders
    • A. 

      Give a minimum of 1 mile passing distance for collision avoidance

    • B. 

      An OOW shall stay on the bridge for the whole duration of his watch

    • C. 

      Maintain a proper look out by sight and hearing

    • D. 

      The master shall be inform for any change in the ship condition

  • 17. 
    While the officer on watch is performing his watch, he shall make a regular check on the following except one
    • A. 

      The person steering the ship

    • B. 

      The UMS control

    • C. 

      The radio equipment is functioning properly

    • D. 

      The draught of the vessel for safe passage

  • 18. 
    When action to avoid any hazard is taking place the relief of the officer shall be __________ until such action has been completed
    • A. 

      Deferred

    • B. 

      Differed

    • C. 

      Pursued

    • D. 

      Postponed

  • 19. 
    When does the plotting or systematic analysis of the radar display shall commence in order to be effective
    • A. 

      When the target is visible on the minimum range scale

    • B. 

      At an appropriate time

    • C. 

      At ample time

    • D. 

      When the target tends to change course

  • 20. 
    How often is the auto pilot be tested
    • A. 

      Once every watch

    • B. 

      Before departure

    • C. 

      After arrival

    • D. 

      Before and after a watch

  • 21. 
    Factor that does not affect the course and speed of the ship
    • A. 

      Tides

    • B. 

      Current

    • C. 

      Weather

    • D. 

      Gyro error

  • 22. 
    What will be your action if it happened that on your watch there is the presence of the master on the bridge
    • A. 

      Turn over the watch to the master

    • B. 

      Update the master of the ship condition

    • C. 

      Continue to be responsible of your watch

    • D. 

      Have an alternative command with the master

  • 23. 
    What is the importance of determining the composition of the watch
    • A. 

      To ensure adequacy of personnel

    • B. 

      To ensure that competent personnel is on duty

    • C. 

      Ensure proper look out

    • D. 

      Continuity of look out is maintained

  • 24. 
    What is the importance of determining the composition of the watch
    • A. 

      To ensure adequacy of personnel

    • B. 

      To ensure that competent personnel is on duty

    • C. 

      Ensure proper look out

    • D. 

      Continuity of look out is maintained

  • 25. 
    What appropriate procedures or action should be applied after an officer has made a thoroug observation of targets on radar display
    • A. 

      He should inform the master of the result

    • B. 

      Commence plotting and systematic analysis Correct Answer commence plotting and systematic analysis

    • C. 

      Give appropriate command on the wheel

    • D. 

      Communicate with the other vessel

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