Quiz: Functional Requirements Of The ISM Code

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How much do you know about the international safety management system? We will get to know you as you take this "Functional requirements of the ISM code" quiz. The International Safety Management Code gives an international standard for the safe management, traveling as well as operation of ships at sea. With this quiz, you will face questions regarding the functional requirements of the international safety system code. Answer as many of them correctly as you can.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following IS NOT one of the 6 functional requirements for a Safety Management System?
    • A. 

      A safety and environmental protection policy;

    • B. 

      Defined work processes, including the use of computer-based systems;

    • C. 

      Procedures for reporting accidents and non-conformities;

    • D. 

      Defined levels of authority and lines of communication between, and amongst, shore and shipboard personnel;

  • 2. 
    Procedures to prepare and respond to emergency situations is a requirement of the ISM Code.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Safety Management System (SMS) does not require compliance with mandatory rules and regulations. It requires just the use of the ISM Code.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The validity of the Document of Compliance is subject to annual verification.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    During a Port State Control exam, major non-conformities were found in the SMS. You have determined that the vessel’s SMS needs to be audited by an external entity. Can you “require” an external audit or only “recommend” an external audit?
    • A. 

      Require an external audit

    • B. 

      Recommend an external audit

  • 6. 
    What chapter in SOLAS requires that ships comply with the ISM Code?
    • A. 

      Chapter II-2

    • B. 

      Chapter V

    • C. 

      Chapter IX

    • D. 

      Chapter XII

  • 7. 
    The Designated Person (DP) can be designated by the Master or in some exceptional circumstances. The Master can act as the DP.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    An Interim Document of Compliance is valid for up to how many months?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      18

  • 9. 
    The Master should not trouble the Company with deficiencies. He should wait until he is relieved to sort these out in person with the shore-based management.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    An Interim Safety Management Certificate is valid for up to how many months?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      6 months; however, this may be extended in special circumstances

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