Assessment Test

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1. C9 - For the deepest water when rounding a bend in a river, you should navigate your vessel:


2. C9 - How many turns of wire normally mark either side of the shackle 105 fathoms from the anchor?


3. C9 - The capability of towing vessel is BEST measured by maneuverability, horsepower, bollard pull and:


4. C9 - From the point where the rudder is put over to any point on the turning circle, the distance a vessel moves parallel to the original course is known as:


5. C9 - Before entering an ice area, the ship should be:


6. C9 - When approaching squadrons, convoys, aircraft carriers under way or at anchor, and other warships at sea, what precautions would you take?


7. C9 - When steering a vessel, a good helmsman does NOT:


8. C9 - The tendency of a vessel being attracted bodily towards the bank is known as:


9. C9 - When maneuvering and you like to make short turning point, what should you do?


10. C9 - The best time to work a boat into a slip is:


11. C9 - The helmsman should repeat the command given:


12. C9 - Over what length of time a diesel powered vessel should be slowed down from full sea-speed to maneuvering speed?


13. C9 - You are drifting with a loaded VLCC in open sea. Can you do anything to change your direction and rate of drift?


14. C9 - Your engine is going astern and you pick-up sternway. The rudder is amidships and you are operating on a single, right-handed fixed screw. How will your ship react?


15. C9 - You are on a large vessel fitted with a right-handed controllable-pitch propeller. When making large speed changes while decreasing pitch, which statement is TRUE?


16. C9 - A twin screw vessel is easier to maneuver than single-screw vessel with the engines half ahead. If there is no wind or current and the rudder is amidships, which of the following will happen?


17. C9 - How many degrees is the limit to avoid stalled condition in a rudder angle?


18. C9 - What is the frequency of checking the steering gear and its auxiliaries prior to departure?


19. C9 - If a ship of 15,000 tons deadweight fitted with steam turbine has an astern power of 60,000 knot tons, what is speed of the ship?


20. C9 - In anchoring, using the scope of 6, determine the number of shackles to be used if the depth of water is 35 meters?


21. C9 - The length of mild steel cable to use in meters maybe taken as approximately 25 times the square root of the depth of the water in meters, thus for 90 meters depth the chain, to be laid out is?


22. C9 - The anchor's holding power in tons on good anchoring ground is about:


23. C9 -When using anchor on conventional mooring buoy, anchor shots on the bottom should not be less than:


24. C9 - Which statement concerning the handling characteristics of a fully loaded vessel as compared with those of a light vessel is FALSE?


25. C9 - The pivot point of a vessel when going ahead is located:


26. C9 - In ship handling as the beam of the vessel increase for a given length , it is apparent that directional stability:


27. C9 - How will you act if you are helmsman and the OOW (officer on watch) gives you the order: "Nothing to port"


28. C9 - You are coming to anchor in 8 fathoms of water. In this case, the:


29. C9 - When ship-to-ship operations are being carried out at anchor, irrespective of which ships anchor is down, anchor watch duties are as follows:


30. C9 - While approaching berth without the assistance of tugs, what is the usual precautions made by pilot to make sure that your vessel is in safe situation?


31. C9 - A ship turns around a point called the 'pivot point'. What is the usual position of this point when the ship is at full sea speed?


32. C9 - What is the correct way in approaching the SPM, taking the prevailing wind, current and waves into consideration?


33. C9 - An example of a modern anchor which has a stock is a(n):


34. C9 - You are meeting another ship in the confined waters. Which statement can happen away from the ship as they approached each other?


35. C9 - When you are steaming in a heavy seas and you decide to heave to, you have to reduce the speed to the minimum to hold that position and take the sea:


36. C9 - A tug would NOT assist a ship to steer if the tug is made up to the large vessel in what area of the vessel?


37. C9 - You are a laden tanker which has collided with a smaller vessel. What should your first action be?


38. C9 - Your ship is steaming at night with the gyro pilot engaged when you notice that the vessel's course is slowly changing to the right. Which of the following actions should you take FIRST?


39. C9 - It is the term used for the impact between two vessels when one of them is in motion and the other one is stationary.


40. C9 - Moving vessel striking against one that is stationary is called:


41. C9 - During a rescue operations, a helicopter uses a special device for hoisting or lowering persons with rescue sling and a seating belt from the water or deck. This method is called:


42. C9 - Basic signals and maneuvers are common in any parts of the world. The use of ship's whistle to communicate with tugs, one long blast means:


43. C9 - You are proceeding along the right bank of a narrow channel aboard a right-handed single-screw vessel. The vessel starts to sheer due to bank suction/cushion effect. You should:


44. C9 - The effect we call "squat" occurs. Why?


45. C9 - Prior entering an ice area, how should a vessel be trimmed?


46. C9 - Bilge keel are more effective at dampening rolls as the:


47. C9 - The vessel is navigating parallel to the bank, her stern moves:


48. C9 - In the event of loss of rudder, what appropriate action should be done?


49. C9 - During a stay in port, a towing wire is to be put out forward and aft. What is important to take care of regarding this wire?


50. C9 - Your vessel is navigating along a narrow channel. The effect called "bank cushion" has which effect on the vessel?


51. C9 - A twin-screw vessel can clear the inboard propeller and maneuver off a pier best by holding a(n):


52. C9 - Your vessel is navigating along a narrow channel at a slow speed with your starboard side near the right bank of a channel. What would be the best maneuver if your vessel suddenly sheers toward the opposite bank?


53. C9 - What does "Hard Starboard" mean?


54. C9 - At seaway athwartship swinging of a vessel.


55. C9 - A rudder with a blade fully unbalanced is the:


56. C9 - What would you expect your rudder response to be when you enter shallow water?


57. C9 - The squat effect of a large vessel travelling at high speed will caused an increased of her draft by:


58. C9 - To prevent pounding, what should you do if you are underway in heavy weather and your bow is into the seas?


59. C9 - In the vicinity of a collision area, which of the following equipment should be ready?


60. C9 - The effect known as "bank cushion" acts in which of the following ways on a single-screw vessel proceeding along a narrow channel?


61. C9 - You are standing the wheelwatch when you hear the cry, "Man overboard, starboard side". You should instinctively __________.


62. C9 - It is a particular professional knowledge regarding own ship various methods available and how to change over to secondary from primary methods. It is the knowledge on __________.


63. C9 - In principle of shiphandling which factor that a master or a pilot has no direct control of the ship


64. C9 - This type of screw is principally used by fast coastal craft and some classes of aircraft carriers. The propeller revolve in the same direction, so as to facilitate engine installation. This propeller is __________.


65. C9 - Using a sea anchor with the survival craft will __________.


66. C9 - When steering a tow downstream around the shape of a sand bar, and staying on the proper side of the buoys, an operator should be cautious of __________.


67. C9 - A ship is not turning around the center of gravity, but another point. What is the point called?


68. C9 - A ship is turning around a point called the "pivot point". What is the position of this invisible point when the ship is "dead" in the water?


69. C9 - A single-screw vessel going ahead tends to turn more rapidly to port because of propeller __________.


70. C9 - Your vessel is off a lee shore in heavy weather and laboring. Which action should you take?


71. C9 - Your vessel is backing on the starboard screw, and going ahead on the port screw. The bow will __________.


72. C9 - Your ship is going full astern and making sternway. Where will the "pivot point" be located? No wind, current.


73. C9 - Your ship is going full ahead as you start to slow down. Where is the position of the "pivot point" now? No wind, current.


74. C9 - Your ship is drifting in open sea with temporary engine malfunction. You are equipped with precise navigation equipment. What should you do in this situation?


75. C9 - Your ship is dead in the water with the rudder amidships. As the right-handed screw starts to turn ahead, the bow will tend to go __________.


76. C9 - You have made a turning test on full speed in deep water. You are now going to make a test in shallow water. Do you think the turning diameter will be the same?


77. C9 - Your ship is equipped with a single, right-handed fixed screw. Steaming full ahead you reverse the engine to stop the ship. How will the ship react? No wind or current.


78. C9 - Your ship is equipped with a right-handed propeller. As you go full astern from full ahead, the ship is sheering to starboard. Is there anything you can do to reduce the change in heading?


79. C9 - Your ship has right handed propeller and is on half ahead when you put her full astern to stop her. Do you think the rudder will have any effect while the ship is making headway?


80. C9 - You want to stop your ship as quickly as possible without too much change in the heading. What can you do to achieve this?


81. C9 - You have anchored in a mud and clay bottom. The anchor appears to be dragging in a storm. What action should you take?


82. C9 - You are sailing in shallow water, with 15 percent Under Keel Clearance. With full RPM, what will your speed be compared to deep water?


83. C9 - You are sailing in shallow water, with 15 percent Under Keel Clearance. How will the stopping distance be, compared to deep water?


84. C9 - A nylon mooring rope undergoes a decrease in strength of how many percent if it gets wet by immersion?


85. C9 - A vessel's bow thruster is usually quite effective at a speed of up to how many knots?


86. C9 - Find the scope of an anchor cable with eight shackles paid out in a depth of 96 feet.


87. C9 - The aft emergency towing arrangement should be pre-rigged and be capable of being deployed in a controlled manner in harbor conditions in not more than:


88. C9 - One shackle of anchor chain is equivalent to how many fathoms?


89. C9 - Quickwater begins to move forward, up the ship's side, when the ship is making a speed approximately ________ knot, and the quickwater reaches the ship's midships section when the ship moving at a speed of ________ knots.


90. C9 - Aft towing arrangement should be rigged and be capable of being deployed in a controlled manner in harbor conditions in NOT more than:


91. C9 - How long will a 12 knot steamer normally complete one circle turn at full rudder angle?


92. C9 - The auxiliary steering gear shall be capable of putting the rudder over from 15 deg on one side to 15 deg on the other side in not more than _________ at its seagoing draft and service speed of 7 knots or half of the maximum ahead speed whichever is greater.


93. C9 - At the moment of impact of collision, the following should be noted:


94. C9 - The use of an anchor to assist in turning in restricted waters is:


95. C9 - When proceeding with 8 knots and reversing to full astern, what will be the stopping distance of your ship?


96. C9 - Most naval ships and some merchant vessels are fitted with steam turbines in which the astern power is equal to what part of the ahead power:


97. C9 - In the event of collision in calm weather, the colliding ship should generally remain embedded:


98. C9 - With rudders amidships and negligible wind, a twin-screw vessel moving astern with both engines backing will back:


99. C9 - A twin-screw vessel moving astern with both engines backing, with rudders amidships and negligible wind, will back:


100. C9 - An item of mooring equipment used to maintain or change the direction of a rope or wire in order to provide a straight lead to winch drum.


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