Marine Navigation Lights & Rules Of The Road

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Marine Navigation Lights & Rules Of The Road

Navigation light patterns and Collision Regulations

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Pilot Vessel

    • B. 

      Sailing Vessel

    • C. 

      Fishing Trawler

    • D. 

      Power driven vessel underway

    • E. 

      Vessel engaged in dredging

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Hovercraft

    • B. 

      Passenger Ferry

    • C. 

      Power Vessel under 50m

    • D. 

      Ship at Anchor

    • E. 

      Power Vessel over 50M

  • 3. 
    A vessel displaying a flashing blue light is __________.
    • A. 

      Transferring dangerous cargo

    • B. 

      A law enforcement vessel

    • C. 

      Engaged in a race

    • D. 

      A work boat

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      "I intend to leave you on my port side"

    • B. 

      "I intend to hold course and speed"

    • C. 

      "I intend to leave you on my starboard side"

    • D. 

      "I request a departure from the Rules"

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Dredge engaged in dredging

    • B. 

      Vessel engaged in fishing by trawling, trawl caught on obstruction

    • C. 

      Dracone or partially submerged vessel or object being towed

    • D. 

      Vessel aground, 50 meters or more in length

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Vessel engaged in fishing, gear extending more than 150 meters

    • B. 

      Towing astern, tow length 200 meters or less

    • C. 

      Towing astern, tow length more than 200 meters

    • D. 

      Minesweeper, underway and making way

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Night time and clear visibility

    • B. 

      At all times

    • C. 

      Overtaking a vessel under normal conditions.

    • D. 

      Visibilty is restricted

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Fill in the blank with the appropriate answer: Every vessel shall at all times maintain a proper look-out by sight and hearing as well as by _____________ appropriate in the prevailing circumstances and conditions so as to make a full appraisal of the situation and of the risk of collision.
    • A. 

      ARPA, ECDIS, and Radar settings.......

    • B. 

      Appointing more people to lookout.......

    • C. 

      All available means........

    • D. 

      Blasting the fog horn at intervals....

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Vessel Restricted in Her Ability To Maneuver conducting underwater operations where an obstruction exists

    • B. 

      Trawling Vessel Hauling Nets

    • C. 

      Vessel engaged in pilotage duties

    • D. 

      Vessel Constrained by her Draft

    • E. 

      Vessel Aground

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Vessel not under command

    • B. 

      Power Vessel, > 50m in length

    • C. 

      Vessel at anchor

    • D. 

      Vessel aground

    • E. 

      Vessels Restricted in Their Ability to Maneuver

  • 12. 
    What does the day signal shown tell us about the vessel?
    • A. 

      Power Driven Vessel Underway

    • B. 

      Vessel engaged In Towing

    • C. 

      Vessel Underway, Not Making Way

    • D. 

      Vessel Engaged in Trawling

  • 13. 
    Please Read And Correct What Is Wrong With Rule 27 Noted Below: (a) A vessel not under command shall exhibit: (i) two all-round red lights in a vertical line where they can best be seen; (ii) Three balls or similar shapes in a vertical line where they can best be seen; (iii) when making way through the water, in addition to the lights prescribed in this paragraph, sidelights and a stern light.
    • A. 

      Vessel Not Under Command Always Shows 3 All Round Red Lights In a Vetical Line and Not Two.

    • B. 

      Vessel Not Under Command Should Should Show Two Balls In a Vertical Line.

    • C. 

      One Ball Should Be Displayed to Indicate Vessel Is Not Under Command.

    • D. 

      Nothing is wrong - Rule 27 Noted Above Is Correct

  • 14. 
    Review The Picture Below And Determine The Signals That Should Be Displayed
    • A. 

      Two Red All-Round Lights, One Anchor Light, And Deck Lighting.

    • B. 

      Two Red Lights with 225 Deg. Forward Arch

    • C. 

      Anchor Ball or Light is Adequate

    • D. 

      Red - White - Red All Round Lights with Anchor Ball Or Light.

  • 15. 
    Please Review Rule 26 And Fill In The Blanks: (c) A vessel engaged in fishing, other than trawling, shall exhibit: (i) two all-round lights in a vertical line, the upper being red and the lower white, or a shape consisting of two cones with apexes together in a vertical line one above the other; (ii) when there is outlying gear extending more than 150 metres horizontally from the vessel, an all round white light or a ________ upwards in the direction of the gear; (iii) when making way through the water, in addition to the lights prescribed in this paragraph, sidelights and a sternlight.
    • A. 

      Cylinder

    • B. 

      Diamond

    • C. 

      Cone

    • D. 

      Star

  • 16. 
    Fill in the Blank: A power-driven vessel underway but stopped and making no way through the water shall sound at intervals of not more than 2 minutes _______ prolonged blasts in succession with an interval of about 2 seconds between them.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      4

  • 17. 
    Select the answer that best describes this vessel?
    • A. 

      Fishing vessel

    • B. 

      Power driven vessel under 50m

    • C. 

      Pilot vessel

    • D. 

      Law enforcement vessel

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Vessel constrained by draft

    • B. 

      Vessel not under command

    • C. 

      Vessel at anchor

    • D. 

      Vessel aground

  • 19. 
      Please determine if the following statement is true. (a) A vessel at anchor shall exhibit where it can best be seen: (i) At midships, an all-round white light or one ball; (ii) at or near the stern and at a lower level than the light prescribed in subparagraph (i), an all-round white light.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Pass on the side with two diamonds

    • B. 

      Pass on the side with two black balls

    • C. 

      Neither side is safe to pass on, unless a 1nm buffer is maintained when passing.