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1. C1 The actual speed of the vessel over the surface of the earth at any given time.

 

2. C1 How will you define "squat"?

 

3. C1 From those listed, which would be the preferred method of position fixing for greatest accuracy and certainty of position?

 

4. C1 After sailing for several minutes (making 10 knots through the water) and in constant monitoring of your radar screen, you noticed that a contact has remained in the same position relative to yours, what could be the possible conclusion of the scenario?

 

5. C1 How is bank effect felt in a vessel?

 

6. C1 The best time to work a boat into a slip is:

 

7. What is a position obtained by applying only your vessel's course and speed to a known position?

 
 

8. What is a position obtained by applying estimated current and wind to your vessel's course and speed?

 
 

9. A barometric pressure reading of 29.92 inches of mercury is equivalent to __________.

 
 

10. Apparent altitude is sextant altitude corrected for __________.

 
 

11. Where can the data relating to the direction and velocity of rotary tidal currents be found?

 
 

12. What is the speed of sound in water?

 
 

13. What is the frequency of the low frequency pulse of the echo sounder?

 
 

14. On an echo sounder, which of these is used to draw a line on the paper to mark a specific time of an occurrence?

 
 

15. When the water salinity increases, what happens to the speed of sound?

 
 

16. What is the nature of the beam transmitted by echo sounders?

 
 

17. Which of these is an echo sounder transducer type?

 
 

18. Which of these may cause false echoes in an echo sounder?

 
 

19. What is a phenomenon in which the axis of an object wobbles when torque is applied?

 
 

20. What is an error in a gyrocompass caused by rapid changes in course, speed and latitude causing deviation before the gyro can adjust itself?

 
 

21. Which statement about the Flinders bar on a magnetic compass is correct?

 
 

22. The diurnal variation of pressure is not visible in the middle latitudes in winter because __________

 

23. You are steering 031² T, and a light is picked up dead ahead at a distance of 12.7 miles at 0017. You change course to pass the light 3.5 miles off abeam to starboard. If you are making 11 knots, what is your ETA at the position 3.5 miles off the light?

 
 
 

24. On 12 November, you are taking a time tick using the 1600 GMT BBC Broadcast. You hear five pulses followed by a longer pulse. At the start of the longer pulse you start a stopwatch. You stop the stopwatch at the same time reading the chronometer with the following results: stopwatch 03m 19s, chronometer 15h 59m 46s. What is the chronometer error?

 
 

25. At 1000 ZT, on 21 October 1981, your DR position is LAT 29²00' N, LONG 134²40' E. Given a chronometer reading of 01h 00m 00s, determine the computed altitude (Hc) of the Sun for the assumed position (AP) nearest to the above given latitude and longitude.

 
 

26. Your vessel's heading is 330°pgc and 345°psc with a 2°E gyro error. What is the deviation on this heading?

 
 

27. what type of projection is formed if a plane is tangent to the earth, and points are geometrically plotted from the center of the earth?

 
 

28. The shortest distance between any two points on earth defines a __________.

 
 

29. This Chart covers a large area

 
 

30. Isogonic lines are lines on a chart indicating

 
 

31. The revision of a chart is printed on what area of the chart?

 
 

32. The Visibility of the indicated in the charts is in nautical miles for

 
 

33. A Mercator Chart is a

 
 

34. Which chart symbol indicates that the bottom is coral

 
 

35. What publication contains ocean current information for voyage planning from Tokyo to San Francisco

 
 

36. What do call the altitude after applying the Dip and index error.

 
 

37. A phase correction is applied to observations of:

 
 

38. When navigating using DGPS, you may expect your position to be accurate to within a radius of __________ meters.

 
 

39. The angle between the grid and magnetic meridians is called grid variations or __________ .

 
 

40. The reaction of a gyro compas to an applied force is known as:

 
 

41. A Navigational instrument used to indicate direction. It is designed to measure course and bearing.

 
 

42. The force that will cause the axis of a spinning.

 
 

43. The compass rose on a nautical chart indicates both variation and __________ .

 
 

44. The standard Atmospheric pressure in millimeters of Mercury is:

 
 

45. Your ship is steaming at night with the gyro-pilot engaged when you notice that the vessel's course is slowly changing to the right. What action should you take FIRST?

 
 

46. This is an essential area of voyage planning which involves the formulation of the tactics which are intended to carry the plan through:

 
 

47. Your vessel has been ordered to proceed to the United Grain Growers Wharf at Thunder Bay, Lake Superior, for the purpose of taking on a load of wheat. Which publication(s) would you consult for such information as the length of the wharf, the depth of the water alongside, and the loading capacity at the facility?

 
 

48. Which statement is FALSE with regards to the Great Lakes Light List?

 
 

49. A sail plan, including the vessel's itinerary, name, number, and persons aboard, should be filed with __________.

 
 

50. Distances on the Great Lakes System are generally expressed in __________.

 
 

51. C1 Your vessel's heading is 330°pgc and 345°psc with a 2°E gyro error. What is the deviation on this heading?

 

52. C1 The shortest distance between any two points on earth defines a _____.

 

53. C1 What do you call the altitude after applying the Dip and index error?

 

54. C1 Out of the 57 navigational stars tabulated in the Nautical Almanac, how many are of the first magnitude?

 

55. C1 Out of the 57 navigational stars tabulated in the Nautical Almanac, how many are of the second magnitude?

 

56. C1 What is the common occurence when a vessel is running into a shallow water?

 

57. C1 Polaris is always within how many degrees of the north pole?

 

58. C1 As a general rule, a ULCC should not have a speed in any direction greater than what speed when touching berth?

 

59. C1 The standard time meridian for zone description -1 is:

 

60. C1 The mean distance between the earth and the sun is:

 

61. C1 One turn of the drum of the sextant moves the index arm along the arc is equal to:

 

62. C1 The sun is the central body of the solar system. It moves in the direction of Vega at:

 

63. C1 A harbor chart could have a scale of:

 

64. C1 A sailing chart could have a scale of:

 

65. C1 A general chart could have a scale of:

 

66. C1 The GPS provides 95% accuracy within a range of:

 

67. C1 The DGPS provides accuracy within a range of:

 

68. C1 In Meteorology, the unit of atmospheric pressure used in synoptic charts is the hectoPascal. One hectoPascal (hPa) is equal to:

 

69. C1 The standard sea level pressure of the atmosphere is:

 

70. C1 You are steering a course of 160°T, you wish to observe a body for a latitude check. what would the azimuth have to be?

 

71. C1 The observer is at Equator and the celestial body is at the First Point of Capricorn, the bearing of the celestial body during meridian transit is:

 

72. C1 A one knot current has approximately the same effect on a given surface area as a:

 

73. C1 What is the circumference of the earth at the equator of the equatorial radius is taken at 3,444 nautical miles?

 

74. C1 What is the latitude of a place where the sun is exactly at the zenith of the observer at Local Apparent Noon (LAN) of December 22?

 

75. C1 What is the latitude of a place where the sun is exactly at the zenith of the observer at Local Apparent Noon (LAN) of September 22 or 23?

 

76. C1 Determine the latitude of a place where the sun is exactly at the zenith of the observer at Local Apparent Noon (LAN) of September 22 or 23?

 

77. C1 What is the latitude of a place where the sun is exactly at the zenith of the observer at Local Apparent Noon (LAN) of June 21?

 

78. C1 The arctic circle is how many degrees north or south of the tropic of cancer?

 

79. C1 When the body is on the rational horizon, what is its zenith distance?

 

80. C1 A vessel is following a range to keep herself within a narrow channel. The chart indicates the range to be 243deg. The vessel is "on range" when she is steering a course of:

 

81. C1 What is the geographical latitude of a body whose declination is 23°27' N?

 

82. C1 What is the highest sustained surface wind speed of a Tropical Storm?

 

83. C1 The orbital speed of the earth is:

 

84. C1 Heeling error is defined as the change of deviation for a heel of:

 

85. C1 Due to the revolution of the earth around the sun, a sidereal day is shorter than a solar day by about:

 

86. C1 Tropical Depression has a maximum sustained surface wind speed of:

 

87. C1 The visible diameter of of the sun as seen from the Earth during perihelion is:

 

88. C1 Polar Distance can never be more than:

 

89. C1 Internationally used value of the atmospheric pressure in metric system.

 

90. C1 When the index mirror and the horizon mirror of the sextant are parallel, the sextant should read:

 

91. C1 The apparent wind can be zero when the true wind is from:

 

92. C1 You are proceeding along the right bank of a narrow channel aboard a right-handed single-screw vessel. The vessel starts to sheer due to bank suction/cushion effect. You should:

 

93. C1 The effect we call "squat" occurs. Why?

 

94. C1 You are the Master of a single-screw vessel. You are docking at a port which has no tugs available. You decide to drop the offshore anchor to help in docking. The amount of chain you should pay out is:

 

95. C1 The squat effect of a large vessel travelling at high speed will cause an increase of her draft by:

 

96. C1 The rules concerning lights shall be complied with in all weathers from sunset to sunrise. The lights:

 

97. C1 A coastal chart could have a scale of:

 

98. C1 Prior to getting underway in fresh or brackish water, the Master must:

 

99. C1 A vessel will "squat" when it proceeds underway:

 

100. C1 If your vessel is dragging her anchor in a strong wind, you should:

 

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