Assessment Test


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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