Assessment Test

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1. The Master or other vessel representative must contact the nearest Coast Guard Marine Safety Office within five days of a(n) __________.


2. A fishing vessel casualty must be reported to the Coast Guard if it involves __________.


3. When a vessel is entering or leaving a port, a record of engine speeds is kept in the __________.


4. What is NOT a requirement for a salvage claim?


5. Following a collision or accident, the Master of each vessel involved must render assistance to persons affected by the collision or accident __________.


6. The original Bill of Lading, once signed by the Master, is NOT __________.


7. A cargo exception would appear on __________.


8. What will be accepted as the shipping papers for an unmanned tank barge but will not be accepted if the tank barge is manned?


9. Wages due a seaman may be attached by the court for the __________.


10. Which is a negotiable document?


11. A "dangerous cargo manifest" is needed for you to carry a combustible cargo. You should obtain the shipping papers to make this "manifest" from the __________.


12. A seaman is entitled by law to a release from Foreign Articles when __________.


13. Which statement about the dangerous cargo manifest, carried on a ship, is TRUE?


14. Which cargo would require a dangerous cargo manifest?


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


16. What fitting should you install in the rig piping to a pump to facilitate disconnecting the pump for servicing?


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


18. Who is responsible for providing urine specimen collection kits to be used following a serious marine incident?


19. When several salvors are on-scene at the same time to assist a vessel that has not been abandoned, which principal governs the decision as to which one's services will be accepted?


20. When H2S is burned (flared) on a MODU, what can you expect to occur?


21. Which U.S. agency issues a Certificate of Financial Responsibility?


22. Which is NOT a required entry in the ship's Official Logbook?


23. Which act would be considered barratry?


24. A Contract of Affreightment covering the movement of a particular cargo from one designated port to another at a specified rate for each ton of goods loaded is called a __________.


25. While underway, part of your cargo is damaged by fire. In marine insurance terms this partial loss is called __________.


26. You are the Master of a 500-gross ton passenger vessel operating on rivers. Your vessel accidentally runs aground. Under the regulations for passenger vessels, you must notify the __________.


27. Which space(s) is(are) deducted from gross tonnage to derive net tonnage?


28. What statement is true regarding a Contract Salvage Agreement?


29. Dead freight is the charge for the __________.


30. Which is a negotiated charter?


31. You are the person in charge of a vessel involved in a marine casualty. You must notify the nearest Coast Guard Marine Inspection Office if the property damage is over __________.


32. A vessel puts into the port of Kobe, Japan to discharge cargo. While awaiting completion of the cargo operation, the vessel contracts with a local shipyard to have the hull chipped, scaled, and painted. How is the cost of this maintenance handled with the Collector of Customs?


33. While a vessel is at sea, the mate on watch discovers a fire in one of the hatches. Fire hoses are used to put the fire out and some of the cargo is damaged by water. In marine insurance terms, this partial loss by water is called __________.


34. A ballasted vessel sinks enroute to a dry dock. Under these circumstances, the vessel's owner can claim __________.


35. A vessel is involved in a casualty. The cost of property damage includes the __________.


36. What is NOT true regarding a Lloyd's Open Form (LOF) Salvage Agreement?


37. A maritime lien may be placed against __________.


38. A mat-type drilling unit tows more slowly than a jack-up unit due to __________.


39. What should be done after repairing a surface crack on a link of anchor chain by grinding?


40. Most large anchors are manufactured with a __________.


41. In a combination chain and wire rope mooring system, the anchor chain is deployed at the anchor end of the line to __________.


42. In a combination chain and wire rope mooring system, the chain is deployed at the anchor end of the line to __________.


43. When a MODU is involved in a casualty, the cost of property damage includes __________.


44. In general, how often are sanitary inspections of passenger and crew quarters made aboard passenger vessels in river service?


45. The term displacement refers to which of the following?


46. A large basin cut into the shore, closed off by a caisson, and used for dry docking of ships is known as a __________.


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


48. A vessel is constructed with a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure. Which statement is TRUE?


49. Holes in the bulwark, which allow deck water to drain into the sea, are __________.


50. "Limber" is a term associated with __________.


51. The floors in a vessel's hull structure are kept from tripping, or folding over, by __________.


52. Frames to which the tank top and bottom shell are fastened are called __________.


53. The "inner bottom" is the __________.


54. The ceiling is __________.


55. Camber, in a ship, is usually measured in __________.


56. A term applied to the bottom shell plating in a double-bottom ship is __________.


57. In a transversely framed ship, the transverse frames are supported by all of the following EXCEPT __________.


58. In a longitudinally-framed ship, the longitudinal frames are held in place and supported by athwartship members called __________.


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


60. What is the purpose of cant frames in steel vessels?


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


62. The joint formed when two steel plates are placed end-to-end is called a __________.


63. Shell plating is __________.


64. The function of the bilge keel is to __________.


65. Panting frames are located in the __________.


66. The point that is halfway between the forward and after perpendicular and is a reference point for vessel construction is the __________.


67. A "strongback" refers to a __________.


68. What term indicates the immersed body of the vessel forward of the parallel mid-body?


69. What term indicates an inward curvature of the ship's hull above the waterline?


70. The perforated, elevated bottom of the chain locker, which prevents the chains from touching the main locker bottom and allows seepage water to flow to the drains, is called a __________.


71. The purpose of sheer in ship construction is to __________.


72. A set of interior steps on a ship leading up to a deck from below is known as __________.


73. A cofferdam is __________.


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


75. Which weld fault can only be detected by a method that examines the internal structure of a weld?


76. The metal horseshoe-shaped pieces used to bend a sail onto a stay are called_________.


77. A boom vang __________.


78. On small sailing vessels, the PRIMARY reason for using nylon in a combination chain-nylon anchor line is to __________


79. Which is standing rigging?


80. A shroud is __________.


81. Which statement is TRUE concerning the gooseneck?


82. Rudder position is shown on the bridge by the __________.


83. Which of the following lashing materials would be used in securing heavy vehicles aboard Ro-Ro vessels?


84. What is another name for the boom of a crane?


85. The head block is located _________.


86. The fitting that allows a boom to move freely both vertically and laterally is called the __________.


87. Under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of 1936, a vessel will be liable for damage to cargo when the damage arises out of __________.


88. A pelican hook __________.


89. A relief valve for a cargo pump is generally installed __________.


90. Branch venting, from safety relief valves on barges, shall be constructed to discharge gas at what minimum vertical height above the weather deck?


91. A single fitting installed in a pipeline that either blanks off the pipe or allows a full flow passage of a liquid through the pipe is referred to as a __________.


92. The piping that routes an oil cargo from the manifold to underdeck pipelines is known as a __________.


93. The cargo pump relief valve is usually piped to which of the following components?


94. What type of valve is usually on the discharge side of a cargo pump on a tank vessel?


95. Which type of stopper should be used to stop off wire rope?


96. What is a grapnel?


97. The section of each end of a barge which is heavily reinforced to take the pressure of pushing is called the __________.


98. Fairleads perform the same function as __________.


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


100. Which item do you NOT have to provide for the Coast Guard representative at the time of a stability test?


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