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1. Which is an example of failure to exercise due diligence?

 
 

2. When a two-leg sling is used to lift a load, a sling 40 feet long is better than one of 30 feet because the __________.

 
 

3. Battens are fitted in cargo holds across the frames of the vessel from the turn of the bilge upward. The purpose of these cargo battens is __________.

 
 

4. If reefer spaces are not properly cleaned prior to loading cargo, it will most likely cause __________.

 
 

5. If you are loading fruit in reefer spaces and you notice that the fruit is beginning to mold, you should __________.

 
 

6. The lower hold of your vessel has a bale cubic of 52,000 cu. ft. You will load a cargo of cases, each weighing 380 lbs. and measuring 3 ft. x 2 ft. x 2 ft. The estimated broken stowage is 15%. How many tons of cases can be loaded?

 
 

7. How should you signal the crane operator to raise the boom?

 
 

8. You must load as much of a large shipment of case goods as possible into a hold which has 24,000 cubic feet of space. Each case measures 2 feet by 2-1/2 feet by 4 feet and weights 448 pounds. If you allow for broken stowage of 15%, how many long tons can be loaded?

 
 

9. You are going to load bales of wool having a stowage factor of 100 in #3 lower hold which has a bale cubic of 62,000. How many tons of the wool can be stowed in the compartment, assuming 10% broken stowage?

 
 

10. The best way to lift many small articles aboard your vessel is with a __________.

 
 

11. Which of the following statement(s) is/are FALSE regarding a twin pedestal crane set?

 
 

12. What does a jib refer to on a crane?

 
 

13. Most pedestal crane power is provided by __________.

 
 

14. If an attempt is made to hoist a load that exceeds the capacity of an electric winch, an overload safety device causes a circuit breaker to cut off the current to the winch motor __________.

 
 

15. A high cube container is designed specifically to __________.

 
 

16. You are on a multiple-product chemical tanker and will carry cargoes of ethanolamine, methyl acrylate, and glycerine. Which statement is true?

 
 

17. You are on a multiple-product chemical tanker and will carry cargoes of butyric acid, propylene oxide, and octyl alcohol. Which statement is true?

 
 

18. Which product(s) is(are) compatible with the product ethylene cyanohydrin?

 
 

19. Nonflammable gases should have what kind of label?

 
 

20. What is an explosion hazard when exposed to flame?

 
 

21. Corrosive liquids and acids should have which kind of label?

 
 

22. Corrosive liquids and acids should have what kind of label?

 
 

23. The appearance of Bunker C and fuel oils are dark colored liquids, and __________ .

 
 

24. What is an example of a grade A flammable liquid?

 
 

25. According to the Chemical Data Guide, what does ethyl chloride produce when ignited?

 
 

26. According to the Chemical Data Guide, propylene oxide is assigned a health hazard rating of 3,2,2. What does the last digit "2" of the rating mean?

 
 

27. According to the Chemical Data Guide, what is a recommended extinguishing agent for an ethyl chloride fire?

 
 

28. Which of the following is classified as a flammable liquid?

 
 

29. Which is an example of a grade B flammable liquid?

 
 

30. Camphor oil is classified as a __________.

 
 

31. Which lashing gear used aboard Ro-Ro vessels should be painted or soaked in oil when not in use?

 
 

32. Which of the following lashing gear used aboard Ro-Ro vessels should be stowed when not in use?

 
 

33. Which of the following is a characteristic of a Ro-Ro vessel?

 
 

34. Which standard operating procedure(s) should be adhered to on a Ro-Ro vessel?

 
 

35. Which lashing materials would be used in securing light vehicles aboard Ro-Ro vessels?

 
 

36. What may NOT be used when securing heavy vehicles aboard Ro-Ro vessels?

 
 

37. Which tensioning device is used with wire rope lashing to secure vehicles aboard Ro-Ro vessels?

 
 

38. Peck and Hale gear is used most commonly for securing __________.

 
 

39. While loading or discharging vehicles, which is the most important safety consideration aboard a Ro-Ro vessel?

 
 

40. According to the Chemical Data Guide, what does the grade B flammable liquid carbon disulfide produce when burning?

 
 

41. The most important safety consideration during loading or discharge aboard a Ro-Ro vessel is __________.

 
 

42. What is the lowest temperature at which the vapors of a flammable liquid will ignite and cause self-sustained combustion in the presence of a spark or flame?

 
 

43. Most crude oils are classified as grade __________.

 
 

44. What form of venting of cargo tanks is allowed for a tank barge certificated to carry grade B petroleum products?

 
 

45. You are loading 465,000 barrels of cargo oil. At 0900 you find that you have loaded 207,000 barrels. At 1030 you find that you have loaded 223,000 barrels. If you continue loading at the same rate, you will finish at approximately __________.

 
 

46. Ullage measurements are taken from the top of the liquid to which of the following points?

 
 

47. Your vessel is taking on cargo oil when a small leak develops in the hose. You order the pumping stopped. Before you resume pumping, which of the following action should you perform?

 
 

48. Name one major advantage of transporting gas under refrigeration.

 
 

49. Pinching of the cargo hose between the vessel and the dock should be prevented by __________.

 
 

50. Assuming that the recommended hatch loading sequence is followed, how many long tons of iron ore may be loaded through hatches 8 & 12 while using a single belt loader to arrive at a desired mean keel draft of 28'-03"? (use the Guidance Manual for Loading M.V. GRAND HAVEN).

 
 

51. Using the Guidance Manual for Loading M.V. Grand Haven, determine the amount of ballast required in tank No. 3 (P & S) to maintain drafts of 17'-00" forward and 22'-06" aft for a vessel loaded with grain which has a test weight of 37.6 lbs.

 
 

52. You are preparing for what promises to be a rough ocean passage. Your 120-foot schooner carries a yard on the foremast, about 50 feet above the water. The yard weighs about 1000 pounds. If you take the yard down and stow it on deck for the trip, you will __________.

 
 

53. Using the Guidance Manual for Loading M.V. Grand Haven, determine the amount of ballast required in tank No. 5 (P & S) to maintain drafts of 17'-00" forward and 22'-06" aft for a vessel loaded with grain which has a test weight of 35 lbs.

 
 

54. Assuming that the recommended hatch loading sequence is followed, how many long tons of iron ore may be loaded through hatch No. 20 while using a single belt loader to arrive at a desired mean keel draft of 24'-10"? (Use the Guidance Manual for Loading M.V. GRAND HAVEN.)

 
 

55. You are lifting a one-ton weight with a swinging boom. When comparing the stresses on the rig with the boom at 20° to the horizontal to the stresses when the boom is at 60° to the horizontal, which statement is true?

 
 

56. You are transporting dangerous cargo on your vessel. The regulations require you to __________.

 
 

57. The boom indicator tells the operator at what angle the boom is compared to the __________.

 
 

58. How should you signal the crane operator to move slowly?

 
 

59. How should you signal the crane operator to lower the boom and raise the load?

 
 

60. What is classified as a combustible liquid?

 
 

61. According to the chemical data guide, what type of odor would you smell if a leak occurred while loading diethylenetriamine?

 
 

62. Which statement is TRUE concerning a tagline as used with a 30-ton pedestal crane?

 
 

63. You are ordering ships' stores that are NOT consumer commodities. Which statement is TRUE?

 
 

64. Vinyl chloride reacts dangerously with __________.

 
 

65. Cottonseed oil is classed as a __________.

 
 

66. The amount of strain on each runner of a married fall system lifting 2000 lbs. when the angle made by the legs is 90° would be __________.

 
 

67. Which statement about the ventilation of bulk coal is TRUE?

 
 

68. The boom indicator on a crane will indicate the __________.

 
 

69. Using the available references, if the dry bulb temperature is 98°and the wet bulb temperature is 87°, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold?

 
 

70. Another name for coal naphtha that would appear on a dangerous cargo manifest is __________.

 
 

71. A cargo that has a stowage factor over 40 is known as a __________.

 
 

72. With a given load on the cargo hook, tension in a single span topping lift __________.

 
 

73. The signal man assisting the crane operator has one hand occupied and one fist in front of his chest with the thumb pointing outward and is tapping his chest with the heel of his fist. This is the signal to __________.

 
 

74. Which statement is TRUE concerning toluene?

 
 

75. Which statement about shipping coal is TRUE?

 
 

76. What is TRUE about hoisting operations?

 
 

77. The signal man assisting a crane operator has his arm extended, thumb pointing downwards, flexing fingers in and out. This is the signal to __________.

 
 

78. What is the Reid vapor pressure of a Grade A flammable liquid?

 
 

79. Mousing a cargo hook with marline or small line __________.

 
 

80. You are lifting a 5-ton weight with a single whip rove on a swinging boom set at an angle of 20° to the horizontal. Use the formula for the size of a shackle with a safe working load and determine the minimum size shackle that should be used to secure the head block to the boom.

 
 

81. Sweat damage in a hatch full of canned goods in cartons will occur when the __________.

 
 

82. A package contains nitric acid solution and is radioactive. The radiation level at the package surface is .36 millirems per hour. How should this package be labeled?

 
 

83. Your containership has a container displaying a hazardous cargo placard. The placard has the number 2206 on it. This indicates that it is carrying what cargo?

 
 

84. What is used to power modern pedestal cranes?

 
 

85. If two falls are attached to lift a one-ton load, what angle between the falls will result in the stress on each fall being equal to the load being lifted?

 
 

86. The signal man assisting the crane operator has his arm extended and is pointing his finger in the direction to move the boom. This is the signal to __________.

 
 

87. The best way to determine if a load is within maximum lift limits is to use __________.

 
 

88. Your vessel is loaded with nonhygroscopic cargoes and is going from a cold to a warm climate. You should __________.

 
 

89. How should you signal the crane operator to swing?

 
 

90. Sweat damage will occur in a cargo hold containing cased machinery when the __________.

 
 

91. The moisture equilibrium chart can be used to determine the __________.

 
 

92. Given a dry bulb temperature of 78°F and wet bulb temperature of 66.5°F, the dew point is __________.

 
 

93. Using the available references, if the dry bulb temperature is 80°F (27°C) and the wet bulb temperature is 70°F (21°C), what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold?

 
 

94. Using the available references, if the dry bulb temperature is 68°and the wet bulb temperature is 65°, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold?

 
 

95. Which statement(s) is/are TRUE regarding the operation of a crane?

 
 

96. The signal man assisting the crane operator has his hands clasped in front of his body. This is the signal to __________.

 
 

97. When handling cargo, the majority of cargo gear breakdowns is due to __________.

 
 

98. Damage to cargo caused by fumes or vapors from liquids, gases, or solids is known as __________

 
 

99. Cargoes that might leak from containers are known as __________.

 
 

100. How should you signal the crane operator to stop in an emergency?

 
 

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