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Navigation Quizzes & Trivia

What you know about navigation? Take the following test and find out what you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What navigational chat is used to draw a great circle line?
    • A. 

      Particular chart

    • B. 

      Mercaton chart

    • C. 

      Oceanic chart

    • D. 

      General chart

    • E. 

      Gnomonic

  • 2. 
    What is the acronym of Radar
    • A. 

      Radio device and ring

    • B. 

      Radio defection and ranging

    • C. 

      Radio detect and rumble

    • D. 

      Radio detection and rules

    • E. 

      Ram dot and ring

  • 3. 
    What is a Nautical almanac?
    • A. 

      It is a nautical pubblication

    • B. 

      It is a nautical instrument

    • C. 

      It is a light list pubblication

    • D. 

      It is a nautical chart

    • E. 

      It is a kinematic sheet

  • 4. 
    What does a sextant measures?
    • A. 

      The ship's speed

    • B. 

      The angle of celestial body

    • C. 

      Recognises the names of each celestial body

    • D. 

      The height of the celestian body

    • E. 

      Angle at the Pole

  • 5. 
    What is a CMAP?
    • A. 

      It is an ancient nautical chart

    • B. 

      It is a traditional nautical chart

    • C. 

      It is an electonic nautical chart

    • D. 

      It is a nautical instrument

    • E. 

      It is a world wide nautical organization

  • 6. 
    How it is called the wind effect on a ship?
    • A. 

      Drift

    • B. 

      Leeway

    • C. 

      Bowline

    • D. 

      Wake

    • E. 

      List

  • 7. 
    What means two red lights on the mast of a ship?
    • A. 

      Ship sailing in restricted visibility

    • B. 

      Ship limited by own draft

    • C. 

      Ship underway

    • D. 

      Ship stopped

    • E. 

      Ship without steering

  • 8. 
    What is the shortest track between two points?
    • A. 

      Great circle

    • B. 

      Rumble line

    • C. 

      Mix line navigation

    • D. 

      Dead reckoning navigation

    • E. 

      Costal navigation

  • 9. 
    How many degrees a lateral light of a ship must be visible for?
    • A. 

      135 degrees

    • B. 

      112.5 degrees

    • C. 

      225 degrees

    • D. 

      113.5 degrees

    • E. 

      115 degrees

  • 10. 
    What is an EPIRB?
    • A. 

      JHUH

    • B. 

      DDD

    • C. 

      DE

    • D. 

      RR

    • E. 

      SS

  • 11. 
    What is an AIS?
    • A. 

      It is a world wide nautical organization

    • B. 

      Dee

    • C. 

      Fff

    • D. 

      Rrr

    • E. 

      Ddd

  • 12. 
    What is the magnetic deviation?
    • A. 

      Ff

    • B. 

      Ff

    • C. 

      Ff

    • D. 

      Ff

    • E. 

      Ff

  • 13. 
    What are the trade winds?
    • A. 

      They are seasonal winds

    • B. 

      They are winds produced by a low pressure

    • C. 

      They are costant winds that blow at tropical latitude

    • D. 

      They are gale force wind

    • E. 

      They are wind produced by cold fonts

  • 14. 
    What is the latitude?
    • A. 

      Dd

    • B. 

      Dd

    • C. 

      Dd

    • D. 

      Dd

    • E. 

      Xdd

  • 15. 
    What are the frequency band for marine Radars?
    • A. 

      S and G

    • B. 

      X and G

    • C. 

      X and Y

    • D. 

      S and Y

    • E. 

      X and S

  • 16. 
    What are the tides?
    • A. 

      Ff

    • B. 

      Ff

    • C. 

      Ff

    • D. 

      Ff

    • E. 

      Ff

  • 17. 
    What is used for the Solcometer?
    • A. 

      To measure the ship's speed

    • B. 

      To measure the distance from the land

    • C. 

      To measure the depth of the sea

    • D. 

      To measure the heading of the ship

    • E. 

      To measure the distance between two ships

  • 18. 
    What is the acronomyc of the ISPS code?
    • A. 

      International Ship and Port facility Security code

    • B. 

      Italian Ship and Port facility Security code

    • C. 

      Italian Ship and Port facility Safety code

    • D. 

      International Ship and Port facility Safety code

    • E. 

      International Security and Port facility Ship code

  • 19. 
    What is the CPA?
    • A. 

      It is the distance a ship will cross our bow

    • B. 

      It is the farest point between two ships

    • C. 

      It is the closest of approach between two ships

    • D. 

      It is the collision point between two ships

    • E. 

      It is the safest point of approach between two ships

  • 20. 
    How is called the International Convention to protect marine enviroment?
    • A. 

      SOLAS

    • B. 

      MARSEC

    • C. 

      STCW

    • D. 

      MARPOL

    • E. 

      MLC 2006