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1. Which action(s) is/are included in crane operations?

 
 
 
 

2. Which action(s) is/are included in crane operations?

 
 
 
 

3. Which action(s) should the operator of a pedestal crane take if crane control is lost?

 
 
 
 

4. Which agency is authorized to assist the Coast Guard in the inspection of vessels for the suitability of loading hazardous materials?

 
 
 
 

5. Which agency issues a certificate of loading that is evidence that the rules and regulations concerning bulk grain cargoes have been observed?

 
 
 
 

6. Which arrangement of shell plating is used most in modern shipbuilding?

 
 
 
 

7. Which basic category of water level fluctuations on the Great Lakes is the most regular?

 
 
 
 

8. Which bend or knot is used to tie a small line to a larger one?

 
 
 
 

9. Which best describes a "fishplate" used in towing?

 
 
 
 

10. Which can be prevented only by segregating two lots of cargo into separate holds?

 
 
 
 

11. Which cargo would require a dangerous cargo manifest?

 
 
 
 

12. Which cargoes require strips of common building lathe as dunnage in order to carry away heat generated by the cargo?

 
 
 
 

13. Which category of able seaman is not authorized to be counted as an able seaman on a seagoing tug of over 100 gross tons?

 
 
 
 

14. Which certificate is issued by the American Bureau of Shipping?

 
 
 
 

15. When planning the loading or discharging of a VLCC (100,000 DWT+) what is the most important consideration?

 
 
 
 

16. When plugging holes below the waterline you should __________.

 
 
 
 

17. When preparing to hoist the anchor, you should FIRST __________.

 
 
 
 

18. When referring to dry bulk cargoes, the term "flow state" __________.

 
 
 
 

19. When relieving the helm, the new helmsman should find it handy to know the __________.

 
 
 
 

20. When relieving the helm, the new helmsman should know the __________.

 
 
 
 

21. When rigging a stage, the standing part should be fastened to the horns of a stage with which of the following hitches?

 
 
 
 

22. When riveted joints occur at the ends of plating they are called __________.

 
 
 
 

23. When running before a heavy sea, moving weights aft will affect the handling of a vessel by __________.

 
 
 
 

24. When securing a hook to the end of a wire rope you should use __________.

 
 
 
 

25. When securing a manila line to a bitt what is the minimum number of round turns you should take before figure- eighting the line?

 
 
 
 

26. When securing a synthetic line to a bitt what is the minimum number of round turns you should take before figure-eighting the line?

 
 
 
 

27. When selecting the fuel oil tanks for the "burn-out" of bunkers during a voyage consideration of all of the following must be taken with the EXCEPTION of __________.

 
 
 
 

28. When shoring a damaged bulkhead, effort should be taken to spread the pressure over the __________.

 
 
 
 

29. When should a crane boom-up so high that the boom hits the stops?

 
 
 
 

30. When should you conduct a visual inspection of your towline?

 
 
 
 

31. When steaming through an anchorage, a shipmaster should __________.

 
 
 
 

32. When steering by hand, which of the following may be a functional input to the steering gear as a result of turning the wheel?

 
 
 
 

33. When steering a vessel, a good helmsman does NOT __________.

 
 
 
 

34. When steering a vessel, a good helmsman will __________.

 
 
 
 

35. When steering on autopilot which of the following input conditions may NOT have an effect on the control of the steering gear?

 
 
 
 

36. When stowing hazardous materials on deck, lashing of such cargo is permitted if __________.

 
 
 
 

37. When stripping a tank, excessive air in the suction line may cause __________.

 
 
 
 

38. When taking a length of new manila rope from the coil, you should __________.

 
 
 
 

39. When taking a Pilot from a pilot vessel in a seaway, which way should you head your vessel if the ladder is on the leeward side?

 
 
 
 

40. When talking about wire rope, the lay of the wire is the __________.

 
 
 
 

41. When tandem tug towing, the more powerful of the two tugs should be __________.

 
 
 
 

42. When tank cleaning with a portable machine, the weight of the machine is suspended from __________.

 
 
 
 

43. When the anchor is brought to and holding, the horizontal component of anchor cable tensions should equal the __________.

 
 
 
 

44. When the anchor is brought to and holding, the horizontal component of anchor cable tensions should equal the __________.

 
 
 
 

45. When the anchor is brought to and holding, the horizontal component of anchor cable tensions should equal the __________.

 
 
 
 

46. When the anchor is brought to and holding, the horizontal component of anchor cable tensions should equal the __________.

 
 
 
 

47. When the dew point of the outside air is higher than the dew point of the air in the cargo hold, you should __________.

 
 
 
 

48. When the dew point of the outside air is higher than the dew point of the air in the cargo hold, you should __________.

 
 
 
 

49. When the dew point of the outside air is lower than or equal to the dew point of the air in the cargo hold, you should __________.

 
 
 
 

50. When the gyro-pilot is used for steering, what control is adjusted to compensate for varying sea conditions?

 
 
 
 

51. When the longitudinal strength members of a vessel are continuous and closely spaced, the vessel is __________.

 
 
 
 

52. When the period of beam seas equals the natural rolling period of a vessel, what will most likely occur?

 
 
 
 

53. When the pilot is embarked he or she __________.

 
 
 
 

54. When the vessel is on coastwise articles, the original certificate of the seaman's certificate of discharge is __________.

 
 
 
 

55. When the wave period and the apparent rolling period are the same __________.

 

56. When the wave period and the apparent rolling period are the same __________.

 
 
 
 

57. When towing a small trailer-able boat, the sturdiest fitting available to attach a tow rig is the __________.

 
 
 
 

58. When towing another vessel astern, the length of the towline should be __________.

 
 
 
 

59. When towing another vessel, the length of the towing line should be __________.

 
 
 
 

60. When towing astern what equipment should be stowed ready for use near the towline?

 
 
 
 

61. When towing astern, chafing gear should NOT be used on a hawser which is __________.

 
 
 
 

62. When towing astern, each towline must meet all of these requirements, EXCEPT _________.

 
 
 
 

63. When towing astern, each towline must meet all of these requirements, EXCEPT _________.

 
 
 
 

64. When towing astern, increased catenary will __________.

 
 
 
 

65. When towing astern, one way to reduce yawing of the tow is to __________.

 
 
 
 

66. When towing astern, you notice that another vessel is about to pass between the towing vessel and the tow. You should immediately __________.

 
 
 
 

67. When towing in an open seaway, it is important to use a towing line __________.

 
 

68. When towing in an open seaway, it is important to use a towing line __________.

 
 
 
 

69. When towing, a tow hook is used to __________.

 
 
 

70. When towing, a tow hook is used to __________.

 
 
 
 

71. When towing, the least amount of tension will be on each bridle leg when the two legs __________.

 

72. When towing, the least amount of tension will be on each bridle leg when the two legs __________.

 
 
 
 

73. When towing, what is the main reason for using a chain bridle on a wire hawser?

 
 
 
 

74. When turning a ship in restricted space with a strong wind, it is normally best to __________.

 
 
 
 

75. When turning a vessel in shallow water, which statement is TRUE?

 
 
 
 

76. When underway and proceeding ahead, as the speed increases, the pivot point tends to __________.

 
 
 
 

77. When underway with a tow, you are required to notify the Coast Guard in which casualty situation?

 
 
 
 

78. When underway with a tow, you are required to notify the Coast Guard in which casualty situation?

 
 
 
 

79. When using a Mediterranean Moor, the vessel is moored with her __________.

 
 
 
 

80. When using natural-fiber rope, you should NEVER __________.

 
 
 
 

81. When using the anchor to steady the bow while approaching a dock you must be aware of the fact that __________.

 
 
 
 

82. When using the term "limber system" one is referring to a __________.

 
 
 
 

83. When using two tugs to assist in mooring a large, deeply laden ship, the most powerful tug is usually placed __________.

 
 
 
 

84. When weighing anchor in a rough sea, how would you avoid risk of damaging the bow plating?

 
 
 
 

85. When working with wire rope, which must be considered?

 
 
 
 

86. When you

 
 
 
 

87. When you enter shallow water, you would expect your rudder response to __________.

 
 
 
 

88. When you have a tow alongside, your stern should extend aft of the tow in order to __________.

 
 
 
 

89. When your tug reduces speed to shorten tow, the __________.

 
 
 
 

90. Where are the test certificates, for wire rope used as cargo runners, and loose gear certificates usually maintained?

 
 
 
 

91. Where are the towing bitts best placed for towing purposes?

 
 
 
 

92. Where is a surge line placed in the towing hookup?

 
 
 
 

93. Where is the best location to install a towing hook?

 
 
 
 

94. Where should a vessel being towed alongside be positioned for increased maneuverability?

 
 
 
 

95. Where should the foundation supports for towing bitts terminate?

 
 
 
 

96. Where, due to the arrangement of the vessel, lifejackets may become inaccessible, additional lifejackets shall be carried __________.

 
 
 
 

97. Which act would be considered barratry?

 
 
 
 

98. Which action reduces the yawing of a vessel in a following sea?

 
 
 
 

99. Which action should be taken FIRST if your tow is sinking in shallow water?

 
 
 
 

100. Which action will take place if a crew member is replaced in a U.S. port after foreign articles have been signed, and the ship proceeds foreign?

 
 
 
 


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