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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

    Correct Answer
    B. Chemical tanker
    Explanation
    A vessel specially built to carry different liquid noxious substances, etc. is called a chemical tanker. This type of vessel is designed and equipped to transport various types of chemicals, including hazardous and toxic substances. It has specific safety measures and containment systems to prevent leaks or spills during transportation. Chemical tankers play a crucial role in the safe and efficient transportation of chemicals across the world.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Right angle to the fore and aft centerline of the vessel
    Explanation
    Abeam refers to a direction that is perpendicular or at a right angle to the fore and aft centerline of the vessel. It is a term used to describe a position or location on the side of the vessel, as opposed to athwart which refers to a direction towards the side of the vessel.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. To ensure smooth and safe operation of the vessel
    Explanation
    Ship organization is crucial on board the vessel to ensure smooth and safe operation. A well-organized team promotes effective teamwork and division of labor, allowing tasks to be efficiently carried out. This helps in maintaining the overall functioning of the vessel, ensuring that all operations are conducted smoothly and safely. Additionally, ship organization plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of the crew by implementing proper protocols and procedures. It also contributes to the smooth and safe navigation of the vessel, as a well-organized system enables effective communication, coordination, and decision-making among the crew members.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. On all types of the vessel
    Explanation
    A steward is being employed on all types of vessels. This means that regardless of the type of vessel, whether it is a passenger vessel, naval vessel, or general cargo ship, a steward can be employed. The job of a steward involves taking care of the passengers or crew members on board, ensuring their comfort, and providing food and other services. Therefore, the correct answer is that a steward is employed on all types of vessels.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. 20 footer container
    Explanation
    The measurement of the container is given as 6.1 x 2.44 x 2.44. The first number, 6.1, represents the length of the container. The second and third numbers, 2.44 x 2.44, represent the width and height of the container respectively. A 20 footer container typically has a length of 20 feet, which is longer than the given measurement of 6.1. Therefore, the size of the container is a 20 footer container.

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  • 6. 

    Vertical partition in a vessel similar to a wall between rooms in a house

    • A.

      Deck

    • B.

      Hull

    • C.

      Bulkhead

    • D.

      Bulwark

    Correct Answer
    C. Bulkhead
    Explanation
    A bulkhead is a vertical partition in a vessel that is similar to a wall between rooms in a house. It is used to separate different compartments within the vessel, providing structural support and increasing safety. Bulkheads are typically made of strong materials to withstand the pressure and forces exerted by the water. They help to prevent flooding and maintain the stability of the vessel.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. 3rd officer
    Explanation
    The 3rd officer is the officer in charge of the fire fighting equipment onboard a vessel. This officer is responsible for ensuring that all fire fighting equipment is in proper working order, conducting regular inspections and drills, and coordinating fire fighting operations in the event of an emergency. They work closely with the captain and other crew members to maintain a safe environment onboard the vessel.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Convertible container
    Explanation
    A convertible container is the correct answer because it refers to a type of vessel where the whole or part of the vessel's capacity can be used for containers, while the remaining capacity is used for general cargo. This means that the vessel has the flexibility to accommodate both types of cargo, making it versatile and adaptable to different shipping needs.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Ro-ro vessel
    Explanation
    A ro-ro vessel is a type of vessel where cargo is loaded and discharged on ready-packed vehicles, such as trucks or trailers, without the need for port craneage. This means that the cargo can be easily rolled on and off the vessel, making it efficient for transporting vehicles, machinery, or any other cargo that can be driven or towed onto the ship.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. They both have no cargoes on their return voyage
    Explanation
    Bulk carriers and tankers both have no cargoes on their return voyage. This means that after delivering their cargo, they typically do not have any goods to transport back to their origin. This similarity in their operational pattern distinguishes them from other types of ships that may carry cargoes in both directions.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Fairway
    Explanation
    A fairway refers to the portion of a river or harbor that provides a navigable channel for large vessels. It is the designated area where ships can safely navigate without running aground or encountering any obstacles. The fairway ensures that there is enough depth and width for the passage of these large vessels, allowing for efficient and safe navigation.

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  • 12. 

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

    • A.

      Pier

    • B.

      Wharf

    • C.

      Port

    • D.

      Quay

    Correct Answer
    D. Quay
    Explanation
    A quay refers to a berthing area parallel to the shoreline that can accommodate ships on one side only. Unlike piers or wharves, which can accommodate ships on both sides, a quay is designed to only allow ships to dock on one side. A port is a broader term that encompasses various facilities and infrastructure for loading and unloading ships, including piers, wharves, and quays. Therefore, the correct answer is quay.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Rigging
    Explanation
    Rigging refers to all the stays, shrouds, halyards, and lines that support a vessel's masts, booms, and other equipment to operate its movable parts. It is a collective term used to describe the entire system of ropes and cables that help in controlling and maneuvering a ship's sails and other equipment.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Freeing port
    Explanation
    A freeing port is an opening in the bulwarks that allows water on deck to drain overboard quickly. This helps prevent the deck from becoming flooded and ensures that water does not accumulate and cause damage to the ship.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Sea painter
    Explanation
    A sea painter is a long line that is attached from the forward thwart of a lifeboat to the deck of the ship. Its purpose is to prevent the lifeboat from getting lost by keeping it connected to the ship. This line ensures that the lifeboat stays within reach and can be easily retrieved when needed.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Manrope
    Explanation
    A manrope is the general term for ropes used as safety lines on decks or hatchways. It is a rope that is used to provide support and stability for individuals walking on a ship's deck or near openings. Manropes are typically made of strong and durable materials to ensure the safety of those on board.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Ship design and manning arrangement
    Explanation
    Ship organization is dependent upon ship design and manning arrangement. Ship design refers to the overall structure, layout, and features of the ship, which can affect the efficiency, safety, and functionality of the organization on board. Manning arrangement refers to the allocation and management of crew members on the ship, including their roles, responsibilities, and qualifications. The proper design and effective manning arrangement are crucial factors in ensuring smooth operations, effective communication, and overall performance of the ship organization.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. There is a continuous watch at sea and port
    Explanation
    On board a cargo ship, watches are maintained through a continuous watch system that operates both at sea and in port. This means that there is always someone on duty, monitoring the ship and its surroundings, ensuring the safety and security of the vessel and its cargo. The watches are divided into two shifts, allowing for proper rest and rotation of the crew members. The decision regarding the watch schedule is made by the ship's master, who has the authority to determine the specific arrangements based on the ship's needs and regulations.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. She is directly abeam
    Explanation
    When another vessel is said to be on your port quarter, it means that the other vessel is directly abeam of your vessel. This means that the other vessel is positioned perpendicular to your vessel, with its side directly facing your vessel.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. She can carry liquid cargo on her deep tank
    Explanation
    A general cargo vessel is capable of carrying various types of cargo, including liquid cargo, in its deep tank. This means that it has the necessary storage facilities and equipment to transport liquid cargo safely. This distinguishes it from other types of vessels that may not have the capacity or capability to carry liquid cargo.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. The cargoes she is carrying is commonly a break bulk cargoes
    Explanation
    A general cargo ship is sometimes called "maid of all works" because it commonly carries break bulk cargoes. Break bulk cargoes refer to goods that are loaded individually and not in containers. This means that the ship has to handle different types of cargoes and use different methods of loading and unloading. The term "maid of all works" suggests that the ship is versatile and capable of handling a wide range of cargo types and ports.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Portside
    Explanation
    The term "portside" refers to the left-hand side of a vessel when you are facing the stern. This is the side opposite to the starboard side. The term is used to provide clear and consistent communication between crew members on a ship.

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  • 23. 

    Who regulates the standard of containers to be used on board container ships

    • A.

      Classification society

    • B.

      IMO

    • C.

      ISO

    • D.

      The shipper

    Correct Answer
    C. ISO
    Explanation
    ISO stands for the International Organization for Standardization. It is a non-governmental organization that develops and publishes international standards for various industries, including the shipping industry. ISO sets the standards for containers to be used on board container ships, ensuring their safety, quality, and compatibility. These standards cover various aspects such as dimensions, strength, and markings of the containers. By regulating the standard of containers, ISO helps to ensure the smooth and efficient transportation of goods by container ships worldwide.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Capstan
    Explanation
    A capstan is a wheel and axle type device that is used to handle mooring ropes. It has a vertical axle which allows for the ropes to be wound and unwound easily. This makes it a suitable tool for securing a boat or ship to a dock or anchor point. The capstan is designed to provide mechanical advantage, making it easier for sailors to handle the heavy ropes and apply the necessary force to secure the vessel.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Cofferdam
    Explanation
    A cofferdam is a structure that is used to separate two adjacent compartments in order to protect one compartment from damage in the event of a collision. It acts as a barrier or empty space between two bulkheads, providing an additional layer of protection.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Heeling
    Explanation
    When a vessel leans to one side due to the effect of waves or wind, the correct term to use is "heeling." This term specifically refers to the tilting or leaning of a vessel to one side. "Leaning" is a more general term that can be used to describe any type of incline or tilt, while "listing" refers to a more permanent or fixed tilt of a vessel. "Unstable" does not accurately describe the condition of the vessel leaning to one side.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Second mate
    Explanation
    The second mate is responsible for the duty watch on the deck from 1200 hours to 1600 hours. This means that they are in charge of overseeing the operations and activities on the deck during this time period. The second mate is usually a senior officer who assists the chief mate in navigation and other deck-related duties.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Draft
    Explanation
    Draft refers to the measurement of depth painted on the ship's side, indicating the distance between the waterline and the keel. It is an important measurement as it determines the ship's stability and ability to navigate in different water depths. By knowing the draft, ship operators can ensure safe navigation and prevent grounding or other accidents.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. 2000 hours to 2400 hours
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2000 hours to 2400 hours. In military time, 2000 hours refers to 8:00 PM and 2400 hours refers to midnight. Therefore, if you are an officer who does the first watch, it is currently between 8:00 PM and midnight.

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  • 30. 

    The side opposite the direction where the wind came from

    • A.

      Windward

    • B.

      Sheltered side

    • C.

      Leeway

    • D.

      Leeward

    Correct Answer
    D. Leeward
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "leeward." The leeward side refers to the side that is sheltered or protected from the wind. In this context, it means the side opposite to the direction from where the wind is coming.

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  • 31. 

    Athwart is a direction towards the stern of a vessel, what is abaft

    • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Right angle to the fore and aft centerline of the vessel
    Explanation
    The term "abaft" refers to a direction that is at a right angle to the fore and aft centerline of the vessel. It is a nautical term used to describe a position or direction behind or towards the rear of the vessel.

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  • 32. 

    A heavy metal porthole covers

    • A.

      Airport

    • B.

      Deadlight

    • C.

      Port light

    • D.

      Shutter

    Correct Answer
    B. Deadlight
    Explanation
    A deadlight is a heavy metal porthole cover that is used to block light from entering a room or space. It is typically used in areas where light needs to be completely blocked out, such as in a darkroom or on a ship. The other options, airport, port light, and shutter, do not accurately describe a heavy metal porthole cover.

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  • 33. 

    Employed solely on steering, bridge and gangway duties on passenger vessels

    • A.

      Able bodied seaman

    • B.

      Ordinary seaman

    • C.

      Quarter master

    • D.

      Boaswain

    Correct Answer
    C. Quarter master
    Explanation
    A quarter master is responsible for steering the ship, operating the bridge, and managing gangway duties on passenger vessels. This role requires a high level of skill and experience in navigating and maneuvering the ship. The quarter master ensures the safety and smooth operation of the vessel, particularly when it comes to steering and navigation. They work closely with the captain and other crew members to maintain the ship's course and handle any emergencies or challenges that may arise during the voyage.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Third engineer
    Explanation
    The third engineer is on duty on the middle watch in the engine room. The middle watch typically refers to the period of time from midnight to 4 am. This engineer is responsible for monitoring and maintaining the engine room during this time, ensuring that everything is running smoothly and addressing any issues that may arise. They work closely with the other members of the engine room team to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the ship's engines and systems.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. 6000
    Explanation
    TEU stands for Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit, which is a standard unit of measurement used to calculate the capacity of container vessels. A 40-footer container is equivalent to 2 TEUs because it is twice the length of a standard 20-foot container. Therefore, if a container vessel carries 3000 units of 40-footers containers, it would have a total of 6000 TEUs.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Chock
    Explanation
    A chock is a metal fitting that serves as a guide for mooring ropes to pass to and from the shore. It helps to secure and stabilize the ropes, preventing them from rubbing against sharp edges or getting tangled. Chocks are commonly used in maritime settings, such as on boats or docks, to ensure safe and efficient mooring operations.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Break bulk cargo
    Explanation
    Break bulk cargo refers to individual items or packages that are loaded onto a vessel one by one, rather than being containerized or consolidated. This type of cargo is typically non-containerized and can include items such as machinery, vehicles, or large crates. The term "break bulk" comes from the practice of breaking down larger shipments into smaller units for easier handling and loading onto the vessel.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Weigh
    Explanation
    The word "weigh" is the correct answer because it means to lift or pull an object, such as an anchor, up from the bottom of the water. This implies that the anchor has just broken away from the bottom and is being lifted or pulled. The other options do not convey this meaning.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. First officer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "first officer." A first officer is the second-in-command on a ship and is responsible for assisting the captain in the overall operation and navigation of the vessel. In this scenario, when two chief mates are hired, the first officer would likely be the one to coordinate and oversee their duties while on watch.

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  • 40. 

    The extension of the hull above the deck use to protect crewmember from getting overboard

    • A.

      Gunwale

    • B.

      Bulwark

    • C.

      Superstructure

    • D.

      Forecastle

    Correct Answer
    B. Bulwark
    Explanation
    A bulwark is a structure or extension of the hull above the deck that is used to protect crew members from falling overboard. It acts as a barrier or a protective wall, preventing crew members from accidentally slipping or being washed overboard by waves or rough seas. The bulwark provides an additional layer of safety for the crew and helps to ensure their well-being while working on the deck of a ship.

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  • 41. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is incorrect. Broaching is not a condition where a vessel is turned violently head on to the waves which results in pitching. Broaching is actually a dangerous situation where a vessel loses control and is forced to turn broadside to the waves, which can lead to capsizing or rolling over.

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  • 42. 

    The third engineer is in charge of the engine room pumps and acts as electrician

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that the third engineer is responsible for the engine room pumps and also acts as an electrician. This implies that the third engineer has the duties of maintaining and operating the pumps in the engine room, as well as handling electrical tasks. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 43. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    As a chief purser, it is expected that he carries an insignia on his shoulder boards. This insignia is described as resembling a sun. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 44. 

    The second engineer and the second officer are of the same 0400 to 0800 hours

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false because it states that the second engineer and the second officer are of the same 0400 to 0800 hours, which implies that they have the same working hours. However, there is no information provided in the question to support this statement, so it cannot be assumed to be true. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 45. 

    The third officer is responsible for the upkeep of the lifesaving appliances and bunkering

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The explanation for the answer "False" is that the third officer is not responsible for the upkeep of the lifesaving appliances and bunkering. The third officer typically has responsibilities related to navigation, watchkeeping, and cargo operations on a ship. The upkeep of lifesaving appliances and bunkering is usually the responsibility of other crew members, such as the chief officer or the bosun.

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  • 46. 

    A convertible container is in all aspect a general cargo vessel

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A convertible container is not in all aspects a general cargo vessel. While it can transport general cargo like a general cargo vessel, it also has the ability to convert into a container ship by carrying containers. This means that it has added flexibility and versatility compared to a traditional general cargo vessel.

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  • 47. 

    Bulk carriers carry bulk cargoes which are loaded in loose condition using shore conveyors

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Bulk carriers are specifically designed to transport large quantities of loose bulk cargoes such as coal, grain, ore, and cement. These cargoes are loaded and unloaded using shore conveyors, which allow for efficient and quick loading and unloading of the loose materials. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 48. 

    The use of GMDSS on board is mandated by STCW 95 as amended

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The use of GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) on board is mandated by STCW 95 (Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers) as amended. This means that it is required by international regulations for ships to have GMDSS equipment and use it for communication and distress signaling purposes.

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  • 49. 

    At sea, the second engineer keeps the morning and dogwatches on the bridge

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. The second engineer is not responsible for keeping the morning and dogwatches on the bridge at sea.

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  • 50. 

    The cook is responsible for planning the menu on boa

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. The cook is not responsible for planning the menu on boa. It is typically the responsibility of the chef or the head of the kitchen to plan the menu on a boat. The cook's role is to prepare the meals according to the planned menu and assist in the kitchen operations.

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