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1. A "bowline" is used to __________.

 
 
 
 

2. A

 
 
 
 

3. A "chock" is a __________.

 
 
 
 

4. A "contra-guide" is a type of

 
 
 
 

5. A "dangerous cargo manifest" is needed for you to carry a combustible cargo. You should obtain the shipping papers to make this "manifest" from the __________.

 
 
 
 

6. A "figure eight" knot is used to __________.

 
 
 
 

7. A "gypsy" or "gypsy head" is a __________.

 
 
 
 

8. A "liner" in riveted construction of a vessel is a(n) __________.

 
 
 
 

9. A "loose" tow may cause all of the following EXCEPT __________.

 
 
 
 

10. A "Mediterranean moor" should be used when __________.

 
 
 
 

11. A "sheepshank" is used to __________.

 
 
 
 

12. A "skiff hook" is a device used to

 
 
 
 

13. A "spring line" is a __________.

 
 
 
 

14. A "stopper" is __________.

 
 
 
 

15. A "strongback" refers to a __________.

 
 
 
 

16. A "wet cargo" refers to __________.

 
 
 
 

17. A "whipping" is __________.

 
 
 
 

18. A 150-meter vessel is proceeding down the course of a narrow channel in the Great Lakes System. A 60- meter vessel is starting to cross the channel. Which statement is TRUE?

 
 
 
 

19. A 30,000 DWT tankship is required to have an IOPP certificate when __________.

 
 
 
 

20. A 6x12, two-inch wire rope has __________.

 
 
 
 

21. A ballasted vessel sinks enroute to a dry dock. Under these circumstances, the vessel's owner can claim __________.

 
 
 
 

22. A 6x19 wire rope would be __________.

 
 
 
 

23. A 750 foot passenger vessel operating on the Great Lakes, not subject to SOLAS regulations, is required to carry how many ring life buoys?

 
 
 
 

24. A band or collar on the top end of a boom to which the topping lift, midships guy, and outboard guys are secured, is called the __________.

 
 
 
 

25. A bench hook is used for __________.

 
 
 
 

26. A block and tackle is "rove to advantage". This means that the __________.

 
 
 
 

27. A block that can be opened at the hook or shackle end to receive a bight of the line is a __________.

 
 
 
 

28. A block and tackle is "rove to advantage". This means that the __________.

 
 
 
 

29. A bollard is found on the __________.

 
 
 
 

30. A breeches buoy is being rigged from the shore to a stranded vessel. The initial shot line passed to the vessel is normally made fast to a __________.

 
 
 
 

31. A bridle for an ocean tow consists of __________.

 
 
 
 

32. A cargo exception would appear on __________.

 
 
 
 

33. A cargo that has a stowage factor over 40 is known as a __________.

 
 
 
 

34. A carling is used aboard ship

 
 
 
 

35. "Avast" means __________.

 
 
 
 

36. "Seiche" is defined as a(n) __________.

 
 
 
 

37. A chain bridle is preferable to a wire rope towing bridle on a long ocean tow because chain __________.

 
 
 
 

38. A chain bridle is used when towing astern because it __________.

 
 
 
 

39. A chain stripper is used to __________.

 
 
 
 

40. A change of a documented vessel's name can only be made by the __________.

 
 
 
 

41. A channel is stated as having a controlling depth of 38 feet. Which statement is TRUE?

 
 
 
 

42. A charterer is unable to complete the loading of a vessel during the lay days specified in the charter party. Under these circumstances, the

 
 
 
 

43. A Chinese stopper (two lines) will hold best when you __________.

 
 
 
 

44. A chock __________.

 
 
 
 

45. A claim for cargo damages may be held against the ship owner if such damage is the result of failure of the ship's officers to __________.

 
 
 
 

46. A clause in the charter party requires a vessel's owner to pay dispatch money when the vessel __________.

 
 
 
 

47. A combustible liquid with a flash point of 90°F would be grade __________.

 
 
 
 

48. A common class of wire rope is the 6X37 class. What does the 37 represent?

 
 
 
 

49. A common occurrence when a vessel is running into shallow water is that __________.

 
 
 
 

50. A complaint of unseaworthiness by a majority of crew members to the American Consul is found to be justified after a survey is completed. Who must pay the cost of the survey?

 
 
 
 

51. A condition where two currents meet at the downstream end of a middle bar can be determined by a __________.

 
 
 
 

52. A continual worsening of the list or trim indicates __________.

 
 
 
 

53. A Contract of Affreightment covering the movement of a particular cargo from one designated port to another at a specified rate for each ton of goods loaded is called a __________.

 
 
 
 

54. A contract of affreightment is a __________.

 
 
 
 

55. A copy of the Articles of Agreement, less the signatures, is required to be posted. This document is called the __________.

 
 
 
 

56. A crack in the deck plating of a vessel may be temporarily prevented from increasing in length by __________.

 
 
 
 

57. A crew has signed on for a 3-month voyage. Fourteen days into the voyage a seaman is improperly discharged at the first port of call. How much pay is he entitled to receive?

 
 
 
 

58. A crew member has just fallen overboard off your port side. Which action should you take?

 
 
 
 

59. A Danforth lightweight anchor does NOT hold well in which type of bottom?

 
 
 
 

60. A deck beam does NOT __________.

 
 
 
 

61. A deck fitting, used to secure line or wire rope, consisting of a single body with two protruding horns is called a __________.

 
 
 
 

62. A declaration made by the Master before a U.S. Consul, giving particulars regarding heavy weather or other incidents which may have caused damage to the vessel or cargo, through no fault of the vessel, her officers, or crew is a(n) __________.

 
 
 
 

63. A deep draft VLCC (100,000 DWT+) navigating in a narrow channel or canal __________.

 
 
 
 

64. A deepwell pump is a type of __________.

 
 
 
 

65. A Deratization Exemption Certificate is valid for a period of __________.

 
 
 
 

66. A device used to tighten up remaining slack in wire rope when you are making up to a tow in inland waters is a __________.

 
 
 
 

67. A design modification of an anchor chain which prevents kinking is the __________.

 
 
 
 

68. A disadvantage of using chain lashing on heavy vehicles aboard Ro-Ro vessels is that __________.

 
 
 
 

69. A disadvantage of using chain lashing on heavy vehicles aboard Ro-Ro vessels is that it __________.

 
 
 
 

70. A declaration made by the Master before a U.S. Consul, giving particulars regarding heavy weather or other incidents which may have caused damage to the vessel or cargo, through no fault of the vessel, her officers, or crew is a(n) __________.

 
 
 
 

71. A disadvantage of using chain lashing on heavy vehicles aboard Ro-Ro vessels is that it is __________.

 
 
 
 

72. A disk with a horizontal line through its center, equivalent to the summer load line, is called the __________.

 
 
 
 

73. A document used to indicate suspected cargo damage caused by rough weather would be the __________.

 
 
 
 

74. A document which has a list of names, birthplaces, and residences of persons employed on a merchant vessel bound from a U.S. port on a foreign voyage and is required at every port is called the __________.

 
 
 
 

75. A drift lead indicates that the vessel is dragging anchor when the line is__________.

 
 
 
 

76. A face line is used to __________.

 
 
 
 

77. A fid is a __________.

 
 
 
 

78. A fire has damaged 20 bales of cotton on a freighter loaded with general cargo. This claim would come under __________.

 
 
 
 

79. A flammable liquid having a Reid vapor pressure of 8½ P.S.I.A. or less and a flash point of 80°F or below is grade __________.

 
 
 
 

80. A grapnel is a __________.

 
 
 
 

81. A Great Lakes bulk ore vessel would use an "Iron Deckhand" to assist in

 
 
 
 

82. A Great Lakes vessel bound for Anticosti Island is exempt from the IMO Grain Regulations if the vessel meets all of the following standards EXCEPT __________.

 
 
 
 

83. A half-height container is used __________.

 
 
 
 

84. A heated bulkhead has the effect on a hygroscopic commodity of __________.

 
 
 
 

85. A heavy steel curved arch constructed athwartships and above the after deck on a towing vessel is sometimes called a __________.

 
 
 
 

86. A high cube container is designed specifically to __________.

 
 
 
 

87. A high cube container would most likely be used to stow __________.

 
 
 
 

88. A holder of a license as Master of towing vessels may work each 24 hours for a period not to exceed __________.

 
 
 
 

89. A holder of a license as Operator of Uninspected Towing Vessels may work each 24 hours for a period not to exceed __________.

 
 
 
 

90. A hook that will release quickly is a __________.

 
 
 
 

91.

 
 
 
 

92. "Ease the rudder" means to __________.

 
 
 
 

93. "Free pratique" means that __________.

 
 
 
 

94. "Hanging a barge off" means to __________.

 
 
 
 

95. "Hard right rudder" means __________.

 
 
 
 

96. "Herringbone" is a term associated with __________.

 
 
 
 

97. "Ice blink" is __________.

 
 
 
 

98. "Limber" is a term associated with

 
 
 
 

99. "White Line" is made from __________.

 
 
 
 

100. A "barrel" is a unit of liquid measure equivalent to __________.

 
 
 
 


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