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1. The supplement to the IOPP Certificate contains what type of data?

 
 
 
 

2. The system of valves and cargo lines in the bottom piping network of a tank vessel that connects one section of cargo tanks to another section is called a __________.

 
 
 
 

3. the tension on an anchor cable increase so that the angle of the catenary to the seabed at the anchor reaches 10°. How will this affect the anchor in sandy soil?

 
 
 
 

4. The term "bollard pull" refers to a towing vessel's __________.

 
 
 
 

5. The term "Great Lakes", as defined by the Inland Rules of the Road, includes part of the __________.

 
 
 
 

6. The term "Great Lakes", as defined by the Inland Rules of the Road, includes part of the __________.

 
 
 
 

7. The term "inland waters", as defined in the Rules of the Road, includes __________.

 
 
 
 

8. The term "lee side" refers to the__________.

9. The term "lee side" refers to the __________.

 
 
 
 

10. The term "overriding" or "overrunning" when applied to towing, implies that

 
 
 
 

11. The term "pintle" and "gudgeon" are associated with the __________.

 
 
 
 

12. The term "scantlings" refers to the

 
 
 
 

13. The term "strake" is used in reference to __________.

 
 
 
 

14. The term that indicates how many tons of cargo a vessel can carry is __________.

 
 
 
 

15. The term used in levying customs duties when such are fixed at rates proportioned to estimated value of goods concerned is __________.

 
 
 
 

16. The terminal indicates to you that they are going to use a booster pump to assist the discharging operation. You start the discharge, and in a few minutes the pressure drops sharply. This could be a result of the __________.

 
 
 
 

17. The terminology "able to understand any order spoken by the officers" refers to all of the following situations EXCEPT __________.

 
 
 
 

18. The terms "cant frame" and "counter" are associated with the vessel's __________.

 
 
 
 

19. The terms "ceiling" and "margin plate" are associated with the __________.

 
 
 
 

20. The time allowed for loading and discharging cargo in a charter party is referred to as __________.

 
 
 
 

21. The Tonnage Certificate indicates __________.

 
 
 
 

22. The total weight of cargo, fuel, water, stores, passengers and crew, and their effects, that a ship can carry, is the __________.

 
 
 
 

23. The tow makeup that is designed to keep the catenary of the tow hawser to a minimum is called the __________.

 
 
 
 

24. The trim and stability booklet must be approved by the __________.

 
 
 
 

25. The turning circle of a vessel is the path followed by the __________.

 
 
 
 

26. The turning circle of a vessel making a turn of over 360 degrees is the path followed by the __________.

 
 
 
 

27. The two courses of action if the underwater hull is severely damaged are to plug the openings or to __________.

 
 
 
 

28. The two factors which make underwater hull repair difficult are accessibility and the __________.

 
 
 
 

29. The type of carrier required to file a copy of freight tariffs would be the __________.

 
 
 
 

30. The type of joint formed when a third small plate is riveted over two plates butted together is called a __________.

 
 
 
 

31. The type of joint formed when an edge of one plate is laid over the edge of the plate to which it is riveted is a __________.

 
 
 
 

32. The type of welding employed in shipyards is primarily __________.

 
 
 
 

33. The ultimate or maximum strength of a wire rope is referred to as the __________.

 
 
 
 

34. The upward slope of a ships bottom from the keel to the bilge is known as __________.

 
 
 
 

35. The use of an anchor to assist in turning in restricted waters is __________.

 
 
 
 

36. The use of liners in riveted construction is eliminated by using __________.

 
 
 
 

37. The usual depth of a beam bracket is __________.

 
 
 
 

38. The usual method of arranging a line on deck so that it will run out easily without kinking or fouling is __________.

 
 
 
 

39. The valve on the discharge side of a cargo pump on a tank vessel will usually be a __________.

 
 
 
 

40. The vapor pressure of a substance __________.

 
 
 
 

41. The vertical motion of a floating vessel in which the entire hull is lifted by the force of the sea is known as __________.

 
 
 
 

42. The vertical reference for all water levels and bench marks on the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River System is known as __________.

 
 
 
 

43. The vessel's "quarter" is located __________.

 
 
 
 

44. The weight of the container and its contents is supported on deck by what part(s)?

 
 
 
 

45. The welds used to attach stiffeners to a plate are known as __________.

 
 
 
 

46. The welds used to join shell plates in flush construction are known as __________.

 
 
 
 

47. The wheel on the windlass with indentations for the anchor chain is the __________.

 
 
 
 

48. The wildcat is linked to the central drive shaft on most windlasses by __________.

 
 
 
 

49. The wire rope used for cargo handling on board your vessel has a safe working load of eight tons. It shall be able to withstand a breaking test load of __________.

 
 
 
 

50. The wooden planking that protects the tank top from cargo loading is called __________.

 
 
 
 

51. The wooden plug inserted in the vent of a damaged tank should be removed if you are going to __________.

 
 
 
 

52. The York-Antwerp Rules relate to the __________.

 
 
 
 

53. There are basically three categories of water level fluctuations on the Great Lakes. What is NOT included as one of these?

 
 
 
 

54. To "belay" a line means to __________.

 
 
 
 

55. To "ease" a line means to __________.

 
 
 
 

56. To allow for the rise or fall in tide and for change in draft of a tankship during cargo transfer, cargo hoses must be suspended with __________.

 
 
 
 

57. To determine the number of able seamen required on an inspected vessel, you should check the __________.

 
 
 
 

58. To determine the number of inflatable liferafts required on a vessel, you should check the __________.

 
 
 
 

59. To determine the weight capacity of a deck in a cargo hold, you would refer to the __________.

 
 
 
 

60. To ensure the best results during the Mediterranean moor, the chains should __________.

 
 
 
 

61. To facilitate passing the end of a large rope through a block, you could use a __________.

 
 
 
 

62. To insure proper seating when closing a valve on a tank, the valve should be __________.

 
 
 
 

63. To lay out a towing hawser in a fore- and-aft direction so each bight is clear and can run out freely without snagging describes __________.

 
 
 
 

64. To lead the towing hawser over the center of the stern when not under a strain you could __________.

 
 
 
 

65. To obtain better steering control when you are towing alongside, your vessel should be positioned with its __________.

 
 
 
 

66. To overcome the effects of static forces between two vessels of vastly different tonnages that may potentially part a line, you should __________.

 
 
 
 

67. To properly rig the downhaul to your stage for lowering, you must __________.

 
 
 
 

68. To reconnect a broken tow line, it is better to use a polypropylene messenger line because it __________.

 
 
 
 

69. To reduce stress on the towing hawser when towing astern (ocean tow), the hawser should be __________.

 
 
 
 

70. To reduce the amount of catenary you may __________.

 
 
 
 

71. To reduce the number of strakes at the bow, two strakes are tapered and joined at their ends by a single plate. This plate is known as a __________.

 
 
 
 

72. To reeve a right-angle threefold purchase start with the __________.

 
 
 
 

73. To rigidly fasten together the peak frames, the stem, and the outside framing, a horizontal plate is fitted across the forepeak of a vessel. This plate is known as a(n) __________.

 
 
 
 

74. Tonnage openings must be closed by means of __________.

 
 
 
 

75. Towing a structure using two tugs approximately side by side, each using one hawser, is referred to as a __________.

 
 
 
 

76. Total responsibility for shipping and discharging the seamen is that of the __________.

 
 
 
 

77. Transverse frames are more widely spaced on a ship that is designed with the __________.

 
 
 
 

78. Tripping defects in anchors frequently occur in __________.

 
 
 
 

79. Two mooring lines may be placed on the same bollard and either one cast off first if __________.

 
 
 
 

80. Two vessels are abreast of each other and passing port to port in a confined waterway. What should you expect as your bow approaches the screws of the other vessel?

 
 
 
 

81. U.S. Customs, upon boarding a vessel desiring entry into a U.S. port, would inspect which document?

 
 
 
 

82. Ullage measurements are taken from the top of the liquid to __________.

 
 
 
 

83. Ultrasonic testing is used to determine the thickness of a vessel's shell plating and to __________.

 
 
 
 

84. Uncleared crew curios remaining on board during a domestic coastwise voyage after returning from foreign should be __________.

 
 
 
 

85. The signal man has both arms extended out, palms down, and is moving his arms back and forth. This is the signal for __________.

 
 
 
 

86. The single turn method of returning to a man overboard should be used ONLY if __________.

 
 
 
 

87. The size and material used for towline(s) must meet all of the following requirements, EXCEPT _________.

 
 
 
 

88. The size of wire rope is determined by the __________.

 
 
 
 

89. The space above the engine room is called the __________.

 
 
 
 

90. The sprocket teeth on a wildcat are known as the __________.

 
 
 
 

91. The sprocket wheel in a windlass, used for heaving in the anchor, is called a __________.

 
 
 
 

92. The standard unit of liquid volume used in the petroleum industry, as well as the tanker industry, is a __________.

 
 
 
 

93. The standing part of a tackle is __________.

 
 
 
 

94. The stowage factor for a cargo is based upon __________.

 
 
 
 

95. The strake on each side of the keel is called a __________.

 
 
 
 

96. The strength of a deck will be increased by adding __________.

 
 
 
 

97. The strictest load line regulations apply to __________.

 
 
 
 

98. The strongest method of forming an eye in wire rope is using __________.

 
 
 
 

99. The strongest of the natural fibers is __________.

 
 
 
 

100. The strongest way to join the ends of two ropes is with a __________.

 
 
 
 


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