Assessment Test


1. When the height of the metacenter is the same as the height of the center of gravity, the upright equilibrium position is ____________.


2. What standard mathematical formula is commonly used to calculate a vessels waterplane area for stability purposes?


3. The bilge keel is for the purpose of__________.


4. In a longitudinally framed vessel, the longitudinal frames are held in place and supported by athwartship members called______.


5. When flooding occurs in a damaged vessel, reserve buoyancy _____________.


6. You are fighting a fire in a cargo hold on your vessel. Which action is most important concerning the stability of the vessel?


7. Metacentric height is a measure of __________.


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