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Of the three states of matter in the world, liquid is the hardest to handle, as it requires something to hold it. For this reason, different containers have been manufactured to help with this. Liquid container quiz below has more!


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  • 1. 
    A vessel specially built to carry different liquid noxious substances, etc. is called
    • A. 

      Tanker vessel

    • B. 

      Chemical tanker

    • C. 

      Oil / bulk / ore vessel

    • D. 

      LPG

  • 2. 
    Athwart is a direction towards the side of a vessel, what is abeam
    • A. 

      The measurement of the vessel on its widest part

    • B. 

      The middle section of the vessel

    • C. 

      Right angle to the fore and aft centerline of the vessel

    • D. 

      Direction towards the stern of the vessel

  • 3. 
    Why ship organization is very important on board the vessel
    • A. 

      To ensure team work and division of labor

    • B. 

      To ensure smooth and safe operation of the vessel

    • C. 

      To ensure the safety of the crew

    • D. 

      To ensure smooth and safe navigation of the vessel

  • 4. 
    What type of vessel does a steward is being employed
    • A. 

      On all types of the vessel

    • B. 

      On passenger vessels

    • C. 

      Naval vessels only

    • D. 

      On general cargo ships

  • 5. 
    A vessel is carrying a container having this measurement 6.1 x 2.44 x 2.44, what is the size of the container.
    • A. 

      10 footer container

    • B. 

      20 footer container

    • C. 

      40 footer container

    • D. 

      60 footer container

  • 6. 
    Vertical partition in a vessel similar to a wall between rooms in a house
    • A. 

      Deck

    • B. 

      Hull

    • C. 

      Bulkhead

    • D. 

      Bulwark

  • 7. 
    Who is the officer in charge of the fire fighting equipment onboard a vessel
    • A. 

      Captain

    • B. 

      2nd officer

    • C. 

      3rd officer

    • D. 

      1st officer

  • 8. 
    What type of vessel she is where the whole or part of the vessel's capacity may be use for containers and the remaining capacity for general cargo
    • A. 

      General cargo

    • B. 

      Convertible container

    • C. 

      ro-ro vessel

    • D. 

      Partial container

  • 9. 
    It is type of vessel where there is no port crane age is required, for its cargo is loaded and discharged on ready-packed vehicles
    • A. 

      Ro-ro vessel

    • B. 

      Bulk carrier

    • C. 

      Container vessel

    • D. 

      General cargo vessel

  • 10. 
    What makes a bulk carrier having similar feature than of a tanker
    • A. 

      Both are liner and carriers loose cargoes

    • B. 

      Both have different cargoes on board

    • C. 

      They both have the same number of cargo spaces

    • D. 

      They both have no cargoes on their return voyage

  • 11. 
    It is the portion of a river or harbor where the navigable channel for large vessel lies
    • A. 

      Fairway

    • B. 

      Seaway

    • C. 

      Center way

    • D. 

      Deepwater

  • 12. 
    A berthing area parallel to the shoreline to accomodate ships on one side only
    • A. 

      Pier

    • B. 

      Wharf

    • C. 

      Port

    • D. 

      Quay

  • 13. 
    A collective term for all the stays, shrouds, halyards, and lines that support a vessel's masts, booms and other equipments to operate its movable parts
    • A. 

      Rigging

    • B. 

      Riding

    • C. 

      Tying

    • D. 

      Knotting

  • 14. 
    Openings in the bulwarks that allow quantities of water on deck to drain overboard rapidly
    • A. 

      Scupper hole

    • B. 

      Freeing port

    • C. 

      Faie lead

    • D. 

      Haws pipe

  • 15. 
    It is a long line leading from the forward thwart of a lifeboat to the deck of the ship to keep the boat from getting lost
    • A. 

      Heaving line

    • B. 

      Sea anchor

    • C. 

      Sea painter

    • D. 

      Messenger

  • 16. 
    The general term for ropes used as safety lines on decks or hatchway
    • A. 

      Heaving line

    • B. 

      Manrope

    • C. 

      Safety rope

    • D. 

      Messenger rope

  • 17. 
    What are the two factors affecting the ship organization where this organization is dependent upon
    • A. 

      Ship design and classification society

    • B. 

      Ship structure and age

    • C. 

      Ship design and manning arrangement

    • D. 

      Ship design and age

  • 18. 
    On board cargo ship, how are watches maintained
    • A. 

      There is a continuous watch at sea and port

    • B. 

      Continuous watches are done at sea

    • C. 

      The watches are divided into 2 shifting

    • D. 

      The watches is in the discretion of themaster

  • 19. 
    When another vessel is said to be on your port quarter, she is found to be on what direction relative to your vessel
    • A. 

      2 points on your port bow

    • B. 

      She is abaft your starboard beam

    • C. 

      45 degrees on your port bow

    • D. 

      She is directly abeam

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is true regarding general cargo vessel
    • A. 

      She can carry liquid cargo on her deep tank

    • B. 

      She can load loose cargo on her cargo hold

    • C. 

      She is usually a liner

    • D. 

      She depends on shore craneage

  • 21. 
    Which of the following reasons best describe why a general cargo ship is sometimes called "maid of all works"
    • A. 

      It carries different cargoes and different method of loading and unloading

    • B. 

      The cargoes she is carrying is commonly a break bulk cargoes

    • C. 

      It carries different cargoes of different ports

    • D. 

      she is commonly a tramp vessel carrying different cargoes

  • 22. 
    Term given to the right hand side of the vessel when you are facing stern
    • A. 

      Portside

    • B. 

      Starboard side

    • C. 

      Port quarter

    • D. 

      Starboard quarter

  • 23. 
    Who regulates the standard of containers to be used on board container ships
    • A. 

      Classification society

    • B. 

      IMO

    • C. 

      ISO

    • D. 

      The shipper

  • 24. 
    A wheel and axle type which with a vertical axle used to handle mooring ropes
    • A. 

      Capstan

    • B. 

      Windlass

    • C. 

      Mooring winch

    • D. 

      Gypsy

  • 25. 
    This is an empty space between two bulkheads separating two adjacent compartments protecting the other compartment in a collision
    • A. 

      Cofferdam

    • B. 

      Deep tank

    • C. 

      Collision bulkhead

    • D. 

      Wing tank

  • 26. 
    You are making a report of your vessel's condition leaning to port or starboard due to the effect of the waves or wind. the word to use is
    • A. 

      Leaning

    • B. 

      Heeling

    • C. 

      Listing

    • D. 

      Unstable

  • 27. 
    Who does the duty watch on time from 1200 hours to 1600 hours on the deck
    • A. 

      Chief mate

    • B. 

      Second mate

    • C. 

      Third mate

    • D. 

      Master

  • 28. 
    A measurement of depth painted on the ships side showing the distance of the waterline from the keel
    • A. 

      Freeboard

    • B. 

      Sounding

    • C. 

      Draft

    • D. 

      Fathomes

  • 29. 
    You are an officer who does the first watch, what time is it
    • A. 

      2000 hours to 2400 hours

    • B. 

      2400 hours to 0400 hours

    • C. 

      0800 hours to 1200 hours

    • D. 

      0400 hours to 0800 hours

  • 30. 
    The side opposite the direction where the wind came from
    • A. 

      Windward

    • B. 

      Sheltered side

    • C. 

      Leeway

    • D. 

      Leeward

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Right angle to the fore and aft centerline of the vessel

    • B. 

      Alongside of another vessel

    • C. 

      The middle section of the vessels

    • D. 

      Direction towards the side of the vessel

  • 32. 
    A heavy metal porthole covers
    • A. 

      Airport

    • B. 

      Deadlight

    • C. 

      Port light

    • D. 

      Shutter

  • 33. 
    Employed solely on steering, bridge and gangway duties on passenger vessels
    • A. 

      Able bodied seaman

    • B. 

      Ordinary seaman

    • C. 

      Quarter master

    • D. 

      Boaswain

  • 34. 
    Who is on duty on the middle watch in the engine room
    • A. 

      Chief mate

    • B. 

      Second mate

    • C. 

      Third engineer

    • D. 

      Fourth engineer

  • 35. 
    How many TEUs are there when a container vessel carries 3000 units of 40 footers containers
    • A. 

      2500

    • B. 

      1250

    • C. 

      6000

    • D. 

      7000

  • 36. 
    A metal fitting that serves as guide where the mooring ropes passes to and from shore
    • A. 

      Chock

    • B. 

      Faileader

    • C. 

      Bitts

    • D. 

      Rollers

  • 37. 
    When you see a cargo being loaded one by one on board the vessel, what is the term to the kind of cargo
    • A. 

      Break bulk cargo

    • B. 

      Bales

    • C. 

      Loose cargo

    • D. 

      Palletized

  • 38. 
    Which of the following tells about an anchor tat has just broken away from the bottom of the water
    • A. 

      Weigh

    • B. 

      Aweigh

    • C. 

      Hang-on

    • D. 

      Drag-on

  • 39. 
    He is the duty officer on watch on board tankers when two chief mate are hired
    • A. 

      Master

    • B. 

      Chief mate

    • C. 

      Second mate

    • D. 

      First officer

  • 40. 
    The extension of the hull above the deck use to protect crewmember from getting overboard
    • A. 

      Gunwale

    • B. 

      Bulwark

    • C. 

      Superstructure

    • D. 

      Forecastle

  • 41. 
    Broach is a condition where a vessel is turned violently head on to the waves which results to pitching
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    The third engineer is in charge of the engine room pumps and acts as electrician
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    As a chief purser, he should carry an insignia which resemble a sun on his shoulder boards
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    The second engineer and the second officer are of the same 0400 to 0800 hours
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    The third officer is responsible for the upkeep of the lifesaving appliances and bunkering
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    A convertible container is in all aspect a general cargo vessel
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    Bulk carriers carry bulk cargoes which are loaded in loose condition using shore conveyors
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    The use of GMDSS on board is mandated by STCW 95 as amended
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    At sea, the second engineer keeps the morning and dogwatches on the bridge
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    The cook is responsible for planning the menu on boa
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    A fitter is the senior rating in the engine room on all types of vessel
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 52. 
    When a vessel is found to be 3 points abaft the port beam, she is said to be on your port quarter
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 53. 
    Freighters are general cargo vessels carrying bulk cargoes in loose conditions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    Considering that tankers carries liquid cargo, it's cargo can be loaded on its deep tanks
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 55. 
    The ship's purser is wearing a shoulder board with a half moon insignia
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 56. 
    The purpose of teamwork on board the ship is to maintain good relationship with the crew members
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 57. 
    There are 480 40 foot containers loaded in a container vessel with 980 TEU's container
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 58. 
    Ships organization depends on manning arrangement and age of vessel
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 59. 
    The boatswain is in charge in the maintenance of the deck machineries
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 60. 
    A bilge keel is the lowest part of the compartment into which bilge water naturally drain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False