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1. According to 46 CFR Subchapter T, how long should exhaust blowers be operated in enclosed spaces containing gasoline powered machinery before starting the engine?

 
 

2. On a small passenger vessel, 58 feet in length, carrying 52 passengers the fire pump shall have a minimum pumping capacity of __________.

 
 

3. Which of the following would be considered downflooding on a fishing vessel as defined in regulation?

 
 

4. How many B-II fire extinguishers must be in the machinery space of a 175-foot long fishing vessel propelled by engines with 3200 brake horsepower?

 
 

5. Your fishing vessel is required to have a compass. It must also have a(n) __________.

 
 

6. How many B-II fire extinguishers must be in the machinery space of a 175-foot long fishing vessel propelled by engines with 4000 brake horsepower?

 
 

7. Towing vessel fire protection regulations define a "fixed fire-extinguishing system" to include all of the following EXCEPT a __________.

 
 

8. U.S. regulations require all tankships of 150 GT and above and all other ships of 400 GT and above, to prepare and maintain which of the following?

 
 

9. What is the minimum number of B-II hand portable fire extinguishers required on board a 105 GT uninspected towboat with a 7500 B.H.P. plant (including the machinery space)?

 
 

10. A tow consists of 8 barges: 6 jumbo barges made up 3 abreast and 2 long, with 2 standard barges abreast as lead barges. How long is this tow?

 
 

11. Before operating a non-oceangoing ship greater than 100 gross tons it must have a fixed piping system to discharge oily mixtures ashore. This system must include __________.

 
 

12. How many months after its expiration date may a Coast Guard credential be renewed without retaking the complete exam?

 
 

13. A mariner whose credential has been revoked shall not be issued another credential without which of the following?

 
 

14. How long is a credential issued by the U.S. Coast Guard for apprentice mate (steersman) of Towing Vessels valid for?

 
 

15. What is the period of validity of a Merchant Mariner Credential?

 
 

16. A vessel in ocean service that does not have an approved means of processing oily bilge slops or oily ballast must have __________.

 
 

17. What is NOT required to be contained in the oil transfer procedures?

 
 

18. How long must a "Declaration of Inspection" be kept on board?

 
 

19. Which uninspected vessel is required to carry an efficient daylight signaling lamp?

 
 

20. Fire protection and manning regulations for towing vessels state that the Master or person in charge must ensure that all crew members who have not participated in the drills or received the safety orientation __________.

 
 

21. A bilge suction line, in a fishing vessel with more than 16 individuals aboard, must have a strainer with an open area not less than how many times the open area of the suction line?

 
 

22. On U.S. flag vessels, which certificate is always issued by the Coast Guard?

 
 

23. You are the credentialed Master of a towing vessel operating between New York and Tampa, FL. If you carry four deckhands onboard, how many must be able seamen?

 
 

24. A person who willfully violates safety regulations may be fined up to $5,000 and __________.

 
 

25. You are in port A in the United States, and your Certificate of Inspection has expired. You wish to go to port B in the United States for repairs and to complete the inspection. If the Officer-in-Charge Marine Inspection deems it safe, he may issue a __________.

 
 

26. You are onboard a 120 GT uninspected sea going tug which carries one Master and one Mate of Towing Vessels and four (4) seamen when underway. How many of the four seamen must have a rating as able seamen if the voyage is under 600 miles?

 
 

27. A vessel arrives at the port of San Francisco from Yokohama, Japan. The passengers fill out the Baggage Declaration and Entry form. A passenger has baggage arriving on another vessel. How must this baggage be handled for U.S. Customs purposes?

 
 

28. In special cases, the Commandant of the Coast Guard may permit cargo piping to pass through machinery spaces. This is permitted provided that the only cargo carried through such piping is(are) which of the following?

 
 

29. The vapor pressure of a gas is the pressure necessary to keep it in a(n) __________.

 
 

30. The final inspection responsibility for seeing that a tank barge is provided with the required equipment and fittings in good and serviceable condition prior to loading cargo rests with the __________.

 
 

31. While underway and towing an unmanned tank barge you are required to __________.

 
 

32. What do regulations require that pumprooms on tank vessels carrying grade C liquid cargo with machinery spaces below the freeboard deck be ventilated with?

 
 

33. Which of the signals listed is required to be displayed during the day while bunkering?

 
 

34. Which of the following grade classifications is assigned to Camphor oil?

 
 

35. A cargo information card does NOT contain __________.

 
 

36. Branch venting from safety relief valves on barges shall be constructed to discharge the gas at a vertical height above the weather deck to a minimum of __________.

 
 

37. In accordance with U.S. regulations, no vessel can come or remain alongside a tank vessel while it is loading A, B, or C grade cargo without permission from whom?

 
 

38. While underway and towing an unmanned tank barge you are required to __________.

 
 

39. A petroleum liquid has a flash point of 85°F. This is a grade __________.

 
 

40. There is a water spray or deluge system on LNG vessels that provide a water spray over all areas around the cargo system. What can this system be used for?

 
 

41. A barge displaying a 2' X 3' white sign with the word "WARNING" followed by "DANGEROUS CARGO" in black letters __________.

 
 

42. A loaded hopper barge with independent tanks has a placard, with alternating red and white quadrants, on each side and end. Which statement concerning this barge is TRUE?

 
 

43. According to regulations, how many B-II hand portable fire extinguishers are required in the cargo tank area of an unmanned, cargo pump-equipped tank barge while engaged in transferring grade B flammable liquids?

 
 

44. When bunkering at anchorage which of the following signals must be displayed?

 
 

45. On a vapor control system, what must each vessel's vapor connection flange have?

 
 

46. Which signal must you display at night on a docked tank barge to show that it is loading or discharging flammable liquid cargo?

 
 

47. Who will certify the vessel to be gas free before entering the shipyard?

 
 

48. Who enforces the U.S. pollution regulations that apply to ships?

 
 

49. Which of the following represents an emergency procedure used to stop the oil flow aboard tank vessels, of 250 tons or greater, as required by U.S. regulations?

 
 

50. U.S. regulations require an emergency means of stopping the flow of oil or LNG during transfer operations. The emergency means may be which of the following?

 
 

51. What do the emergency shutdown requirements of U.S. regulations apply to?

 
 

52. 46 CFR directs the location of fuel oil sounding tubes and access openings for fuel oil tanks on cargo vessels. Where can the tubes be located?

 
 

53. Regulations require that OSV's under 100 GT must have a steering system that is capable of moving the rudder __________.

 
 

54. On small passenger vessels, which device(s) must be fitted to a fuel line's tank connection?

 
 

55. Aboard small passenger vessels the number of childrens' life jackets carried must be at least what percentage of the total number of persons aboard?

 
 

56. What is the minimum height of rails on passenger decks of ferryboats, excursion vessels, and vessels of a similar type? (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

57. The person-in-charge shall insure that each rescue boat on an OSV is lowered to the water, launched and operated at least once every __________.

 
 

58. Your vessel must have a B-II fire extinguisher. Which extinguisher fulfills this requirement? (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

59. Distress flares and smoke signals are not required on vessels operating on short runs. A "short run" is limited to __________. (small passenger vessel regulation)

 
 

60. Which statement is TRUE concerning a power driven fire pump on board a small passenger vessel?

 
 

61. The rescue boat on an OSV shall carry a tow line strong enough to tow the vessel's largest loaded liferaft at a speed of at least __________.

 
 

62. Unless the COI is endorsed for adults only, there shall be provided a number of approved life jackets suitable for children equal to at least __________. (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

63. Which fuel cannot be used for cooking on vessels carrying passengers for hire? (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

64. Which statement is TRUE concerning work vests on a small passenger vessel?

 
 

65. On small passenger vessels, when may a flexible hose be used in gasoline or diesel fuel lines?

 
 

66. General arrangement plans shall be permanently exhibited on all passenger vessels of at least __________.

 
 

67. Switchboards shall be ...... (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

68. If your passenger vessel is fitted with a loudspeaker system, it must be tested at least once __________.

 
 

69. On a small passenger vessel, backfire flame arrestors are installed on a/an __________.

 
 

70. When required, the steering gear, whistle, and the means of communication between the pilothouse and the engine room on a passenger vessel shall be tested by an officer of the vessel within a period of not more than how many hours prior to departure?

 
 

71. Small passenger vessels of less than 100 gross registered tons must be inspected by the Coast Guard when they carry more than __________. (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

72. Unless otherwise stated, the term "approved" applied to a vessel's equipment, means approved by the __________. (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

73. Small passenger vessels in cold water ocean routes, that do not meet the standards for collision bulkheads or subdivision in subchapter S, must carry __________. (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

74. On small passenger vessels all connections to electrical conductors MUST be __________.

 
 

75. What is the maximum number of passengers a "T-Boat" may carry?

 
 

76. Vessels operating in warm water whose routes are restricted to 20 miles from a harbor of safe refuge shall carry life floats or buoyant apparatus for not less than __________. (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

77. Where must the draft marks be placed on a small passenger vessel?

 
 

78. A documented vessel's name is marked on a clearly visible exterior area of both sides of the bow and on the stern in block letters not less than __________.

 
 

79. According to the "T-Boat" regulations, the permanent marks placed on each side of a vessel forward, aft, and amidships to indicate the maximum allowable draft and trim are called __________.

 
 

80. All life jackets and life buoys shall be marked with the vessel's name in letters at least __________. (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

81. Which vessel is required to carry a Category I, 406 MHz EPIRB installed to automatically float free and activate? (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

82. The premixed foam agent in fixed and semiportable fire extinguishing systems should be replaced __________. (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

83. If it is impractical to use the fill line to sound the fuel tank, then the tank should be fitted with __________. (Small Passenger Vessel Regulations)

 
 

84. Outlets in gasoline fuel lines are _____________,

 
 

85. Whenever practicable, the Certificate of Inspection must be posted __________. (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

86. The Certificate of Inspection issued to a vessel carrying more than six passengers must be __________. (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

87. How do you know how many passengers you may carry? (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

88. According to 46 CFR Subchapter T the purpose of fuses in electric wiring is to __________.

 
 

89. Before issuing an initial Certificate of Inspection, the construction arrangement and equipment of a vessel must be acceptable to the __________. (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

90. Each small passenger vessel that operates on the high seas, or beyond 3 miles from the coastline of the Great Lakes must have a Category 1 406 MHz EPIRB that __________.

 
 

91. Small passenger vessels not limited to service during daylight hours must carry __________.

 
 

92. Which statement is TRUE concerning the number of portable fire extinguishers required at the operating station of a small passenger vessel? (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

93. According to 46 CFR Subchapter T, rigid plastic and other nonmetallic piping materials __________.

 
 

94. When a vessel is required to have a power-driven fire pump, the pump may also be used for __________. (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

95. In addition to a portable hand-operated bilge pump, a 55 foot long ferry must have a fixed power operated bilge pump capable of pumping at least __________.

 
 

96. Air-cooled radiators for gasoline propulsion engine cooling __________. (small passenger vessel regulations)

 
 

97. Which device is required to be installed under the carburetor of a gasoline engine?

 
 

98. According to 46 CFR Subchapter T, where practicable carburetor drip collectors should drain to __________.

 
 

99. On small passenger vessels how many supply and exhaust ducts are required in each enclosed space containing gasoline powered machinery or gasoline fuel tanks?

 
 

100. Aboard small passenger vessels which type(s) of ventilation must be provided for enclosed spaces containing gasoline engines or gasoline fuel tanks?

 
 


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