Dbyc's Hong Kong Pvol Grade II

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This is an online quiz for Masters and Engineers Pleasure Vessel Operating License Grade 2 for Hong Kong. This quiz is maintained by the Discovery Bay Yacht Club.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most likely reason for a 2-stroke outboard engine to fail to start?
    • A. 

      Dipstick shows no oil present

    • B. 

      Damaged magneto

    • C. 

      Sheer pin broken

    • D. 

      Reverse gear is selected

  • 2. 
    What Action should vessel 1 take if vessel 11 has sounded ._..
    • A. 

      Signal and turn starboard

    • B. 

      Signal and turn port

    • C. 

      Turn to starboard and allow vessel 11 to pass clear

    • D. 

      Stop

  • 3. 
    You are in a power driven vessel in open waters heading from Cheung Chau towards Lamma Island. Which one of the following vessels is the 'Stand On' vessel?
    • A. 

      Macau Jet Foil dead ahead.

    • B. 

      Passenger ferry four points aft your port beam.

    • C. 

      Sailing vessel four points on your starboard bow.

    • D. 

      A vessel weighing anchor on your port beam.

  • 4. 
    What is the recommended stopping distance in fog?
    • A. 

      1/4 visibility distance

    • B. 

      1/2 visibility distance

    • C. 

      Visibility distance

    • D. 

      Within a safe speed so as to avoid collision with another vessel

  • 5. 
    What action should you take if you see these lights?
    • A. 

      Stop and go back the way you just came.

    • B. 

      Sound one short blast and turn to starboard.

    • C. 

      Continue ahead with caution.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 6. 
    What type of vessel shows these lights?
    • A. 

      A vessel pushing.

    • B. 

      A dredger foul side to starboard.

    • C. 

      A dredger foul side to port.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What type of vessel shows these lights?
    • A. 

      A sailing vessel.

    • B. 

      A power driven vessel less than 50m.

    • C. 

      A vessel at anchor.

    • D. 

      A vessel in distress.

  • 8. 
    In a sail boat how can you make yourself more visible to vessels using radar in restricted visibility?
    • A. 

      Wet the sails with sea water.

    • B. 

      Raise a black diamond shape.

    • C. 

      Hoist a radar reflector.

    • D. 

      Proceed under power.

  • 9. 
    When entering fog what action should you take?
    • A. 

      Post lookouts for sound only.

    • B. 

      Take a note of your present course and turn round to go back from where you came.

    • C. 

      Show amber light to make you more visible.

    • D. 

      Proceed at safe speed.

  • 10. 
    In Fog a vessel towing under power but making no way should sound?
    • A. 

      One long blast every two minutes.

    • B. 

      Two long blasts every two minutes.

    • C. 

      One long and short blast every two minutes.

    • D. 

      One long and three short every one minute.

  • 11. 
    In restricted visibility, which sound should a pilot vessel on duty, drifting with the tide make?
    • A. 

      One long blast every two minutes.

    • B. 

      Two long blasts every two minutes.

    • C. 

      One long and two short blasts every two minutes.

    • D. 

      One prolonged blast followed by four short blasts at intervals not exceeding two minutes.

  • 12. 
    Vessel 2 sounds one short blast, what is she going to do?
    • A. 

      Turn to starboard and give way to 1.

    • B. 

      Stop and give way to 1.

    • C. 

      Speed up and cross ahead of 1.

    • D. 

      Turn to Port and give way to 1.

  • 13. 
    What signal does a jetfoil make in restricted visibility when under way but stopped?
    • A. 

      _ . .

    • B. 

      _ _

    • C. 

      . .

    • D. 

      _ .

  • 14. 
    A tug towing with the length of tow over 200m is fine on the port bow. Is this the
    • A. 

      Crossing rile.

    • B. 

      Keep out of way rule.

    • C. 

      Stand on rule.

    • D. 

      End on rule.

  • 15. 
    What do you not do in a collision situation?
    • A. 

      Make too early an alteration.

    • B. 

      Make too large an alteration.

    • C. 

      Stand on.

    • D. 

      Make frequent and small alterations of speed.

  • 16. 
    You hear one prolonged blast on the starboard bow in clear visibility. Do you
    • A. 

      Sound . . and turn to starboard.

    • B. 

      Sound _ and reduce speed.

    • C. 

      Sound . and turn to port.

    • D. 

      Stand on.

  • 17. 
    Poor visibility means
    • A. 

      Fog.

    • B. 

      Mist.

    • C. 

      Heavy rain.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 18. 
    A pilot vessel on pilotage duty and underway in fog sounds
    • A. 

      _ .

    • B. 

      _ _

    • C. 

      _ . . . .

    • D. 

      All

  • 19. 
    In restricted visibility to make yourself better seen you:
    • A. 

      Hoist a black ball.

    • B. 

      Hoist wet canvas or sail.

    • C. 

      Switch on navigation lights.

    • D. 

      Put on your life jacket.

  • 20. 
    You are underway & making way in fog and you hear a loud whistle on the starboard bow. Do you:
    • A. 

      Reduce speed.

    • B. 

      Turn around and go back on opposite track.

    • C. 

      Turn to starboard.

    • D. 

      Take off all way.

  • 21. 
    What is the correct fog signal for Jetfoil, stopped in fog?
    • A. 

      _ . . . .

    • B. 

      _ _ _ _ _

    • C. 

      _ _

    • D. 

      . _ . .

  • 22. 
    What is the overtaking signal for a ferry?
    • A. 

      _ .

    • B. 

      _ _ .

    • C. 

      . _ _

    • D. 

      . _ _ .

  • 23. 
    What should you NOT do when risk of collision exists with another vessel?
    • A. 

      Make early alterations of course.

    • B. 

      Make longer and obvious movements.

    • C. 

      Make small indiscernible changes of course and speed.

    • D. 

      Maintain your privilege when 'stand on' vessel.

  • 24. 
    When underway in fog - should you
    • A. 

      Speed up.

    • B. 

      Send everybody down below.

    • C. 

      Reduce noise on board.

    • D. 

      Proceed along normally.

  • 25. 
    Identify these lights
    • A. 

      Sailing vessel.

    • B. 

      Fishing vessel trawling.

    • C. 

      Fishing vessel.

    • D. 

      Police boat.