Nav 1 Prelim (80 Items)

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  • 1. 
    Navigation in which the position of the ship is determined from the direction and amount of progress from the last known position is called.
    • A. 

      Piloting

    • B. 

      Dead reckoning

    • C. 

      Electronic navigation

    • D. 

      Celestial navigation

  • 2. 
    Navigation in which the position of the ship is determined from the direction and amount of progress from the last known position is called.
    • A. 

      Piloting

    • B. 

      Dead reckoning

    • C. 

      Electronic navigation

    • D. 

      Celestial navigation

  • 3. 
    The method of determining the ship's position by the aid of celestial observation of celestial bodies using a sextant is called
    • A. 

      Piloting

    • B. 

      Dead reckoning

    • C. 

      Electronic navigation

    • D. 

      Celestial navigation

  • 4. 
    The method of determining the ship's position by the aid of celestial observation of celestial bodies using a sextant is called
    • A. 

      Piloting

    • B. 

      Dead reckoning

    • C. 

      Electronic navigation

    • D. 

      Celestial navigation

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the angle of inclination of the earth
    • A. 

      23 degrees 27 minutes north or south

    • B. 

      23 degrees 37 minutes east or west

    • C. 

      27 degrees 23 minutes north or south

    • D. 

      27 degrees 23 minutes east or west

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the angle of inclination of the earth
    • A. 

      23 degrees 27 minutes north or south

    • B. 

      23 degrees 37 minutes east or west

    • C. 

      27 degrees 23 minutes north or south

    • D. 

      27 degrees 23 minutes east or west

  • 7. 
    A semi great circle on the earth's surface, which runs between the two geogaphical poles, and passes throught an arbitrary point in greenwich is called
    • A. 

      Meridian

    • B. 

      Prime meridian

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      Neither a nor b

  • 8. 
    A semi great circle on the earth's surface, which runs between the two geogaphical poles, and passes throught an arbitrary point in greenwich is called
    • A. 

      Meridian

    • B. 

      Prime meridian

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      Neither a nor b

  • 9. 
    An essential form of piloting with the aid of electronic equipments with a high range of accuracy is called
    • A. 

      Piloting

    • B. 

      Dead reckoning

    • C. 

      Electronic navigation

    • D. 

      Celestial navigation

  • 10. 
    An essential form of piloting with the aid of electronic equipments with a high range of accuracy is called
    • A. 

      Piloting

    • B. 

      Dead reckoning

    • C. 

      Electronic navigation

    • D. 

      Celestial navigation

  • 11. 
    The angular distance of any point north or south of the equator is called
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Longitude

    • C. 

      Meridian

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 12. 
    The angular distance of any point north or south of the equator is called
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Longitude

    • C. 

      Meridian

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 13. 
    A circle that passes through the center of the sphere and cuts the sphere exactly in half is called
    • A. 

      Small circle

    • B. 

      Great circle

    • C. 

      Meridian

    • D. 

      Star circle

  • 14. 
    A circle that passes through the center of the sphere and cuts the sphere exactly in half is called
    • A. 

      Small circle

    • B. 

      Great circle

    • C. 

      Meridian

    • D. 

      Star circle

  • 15. 
    All of these are obsevable celestial bodies except
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Rocks

    • C. 

      Stars

    • D. 

      Planets

  • 16. 
    All of these are obsevable celestial bodies except
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Rocks

    • C. 

      Stars

    • D. 

      Planets

  • 17. 
    What bearing is relative to true north
    • A. 

      Compass bearing

    • B. 

      True bearing

    • C. 

      Magnetic bearing

    • D. 

      Relative bearing

  • 18. 
    What bearing is relative to true north
    • A. 

      Compass bearing

    • B. 

      True bearing

    • C. 

      Magnetic bearing

    • D. 

      Relative bearing

  • 19. 
    What is the circumfeence of the earth at the poles in miles
    • A. 

      21,550 miles

    • B. 

      21,554 miles

    • C. 

      21,620 miles

    • D. 

      21,626 miles

  • 20. 
    What is the circumfeence of the earth at the poles in miles
    • A. 

      21,550 miles

    • B. 

      21,554 miles

    • C. 

      21,620 miles

    • D. 

      21,626 miles

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is the diameter of the earth at the equator in miles
    • A. 

      6,860 miles

    • B. 

      6,861 miles

    • C. 

      6,880 miles

    • D. 

      6,884 miles

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is the diameter of the earth at the equator in miles
    • A. 

      6,860 miles

    • B. 

      6,861 miles

    • C. 

      6,880 miles

    • D. 

      6,884 miles

  • 23. 
    What is the equivalent of 1 statute mile in feet
    • A. 

      5,280 feet

    • B. 

      5,276 feet

    • C. 

      6,076 feet

    • D. 

      6,676 feet

  • 24. 
    What is the equivalent of 1 statute mile in feet
    • A. 

      5,280 feet

    • B. 

      5,276 feet

    • C. 

      6,076 feet

    • D. 

      6,676 feet

  • 25. 
    What bearing is relative to compass north
    • A. 

      Compass bearing

    • B. 

      True bearing

    • C. 

      Magnetic bearing

    • D. 

      Relative bearing

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