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1. Winch drums for lifeboat falls shall have a diameter at the base of the groove equal to at least __________.

 
 
 
 

2. The quantity of fuel required to be carried in a motor lifeboat is __________.

 
 
 
 

3. A motor lifeboat shall carry sufficient fuel to operate continuously for a period of __________.

 
 
 
 

4. Line throwing apparatus aboard ship must contain __________.

 
 
 
 

5. The breaking strength of the service lines of the rockets used with an impulse- projected, rocket type line throwing appliances is __________.

 
 
 
 

6. Hand held red flares expire 42 months from the date of manufacture. Floating orange smoke distress signals expire after how many months?

 
 
 
 

7. The service use of pyrotechnic distress signals measured from the date of manufacture shall be limited to a period of __________.

 
 
 
 

8. Each distress signal and self-activated smoke signal must be replaced not later than the marked date of expiration, or, from the date of manufacture, not later than __________.

 
 
 
 

9. How are lifelines attached to a life float?

 
 
 
 

10. The lifeline of a life float or buoyant apparatus shall __________.

 
 
 
 

11. A rigid lifesaving device designed to support survivors in the water is a __________.

 
 
 
 

12. Which approved lifesaving device is required for each person on board a motor vessel carrying passengers?

 
 
 
 

13. You are at sea in an inflatable liferaft. In high latitudes, the greatest danger is __________.

 
 
 
 

14. Each EPIRB and SART for lifeboats shall be tested __________.

 
 
 
 

15. Which person may command a lifeboat in ocean service?

 
 
 
 

16. Which vessel greater than 100 GT is NOT required to have an EPIRB.

 
 
 
 

17. What is the required minimum length of the painter for a lifeboat in ocean service?

 
 
 
 

18. Which type of EPIRB must each ocean-going ship carry?

 
 
 
 

19. What is the minimum number of deck officers, able seaman or certificated persons required to command each lifeboat on a vessel in ocean service?

 
 
 
 

20. The vessel's Emergency Position Indicating Radio beacon (EPIRB) must be tested

 
 
 
 

21. On every vessel, where must distress signals be stowed?

 
 
 
 

22. How often must the impulse-projected line throwing appliance be test fired?

 
 
 
 

23. The regulations require that inspected vessels on an international voyage, other than small passenger vessels, must carry which of the following distress signals on or near the navigating bridge?

 
 
 
 

24. On a rigid liferaft (SOLAS B pack) which is equipped with all of the required equipment you may NOT find a __________.

 
 
 
 

25. The capacity of any liferaft on board a vessel can be determined by __________.

 
 
 
 

26. According to the regulations, the capacity of a liferaft is required to be marked

 
 
 
 

27. Inflatable liferafts shall be serviced at an approved servicing facility every 12 months or not later than the next vessel inspection for certification. However, the total elapsed time between servicing cannot exceed __________.

 
 
 
 

28. Your cargo vessel's Certification of Inspection expires 30 April 2002. One of your inflatable liferafts was last serviced in January 2002. The raft must be reinspected no later than

 
 
 
 

29. If your vessel is equipped with inflatable liferafts, how should they be maintained?

 
 
 
 

30. Inflatable liferafts carried on passenger vessels must be annually __________.

 
 
 
 

31. Inflatable liferafts must be overhauled and inspected at a U. S. Coast Guard approved service facility every __________.

 
 
 
 

32. Inflatable liferafts on vessels on an international voyage must be able to carry at least __________.

 
 
 
 

33. A liferaft with a capacity of 8 people used in ocean service is required by regulations to carry __________.

 
 
 
 

34. The Master of a fishing vessel must ensure that each crew member participates in at least one fire drill every __________.

 
 
 
 

35. The knife on an inflatable liferaft will always be located __________.

 
 
 
 

36. Signaling devices required on inflatable liferafts include a(n) __________.

 
 
 
 

37. Up to two thirds of a survival crafts required drinking water may be produced by a manually-powered reverse osmosis desalinator if it can be done in __________.

 
 
 
 

38. If a lifeboat is stowed 40 feet above the light water draft and 200 feet from the bow, how long must the sea painter be?

 
 
 
 

39. When launching an open lifeboat by falls, the boathooks should be __________.

 
 
 
 

40. The number of rowing oars that must be carried in a motor-propelled open lifeboat on a cargo vessel is __________.

 
 
 
 

41. A certificated lifeboatman assigned to command the lifeboat should __________.

 
 
 
 

42. All lifeboats, rescue boats, and rigid-type liferafts shall be stripped, cleaned, and thoroughly overhauled at least once every

 
 
 
 

43. The Master of a cargo or tank vessel shall be responsible that each lifeboat, except those free-fall launched, is lowered to the water with crew and maneuvered at least once every

 
 
 
 

44. If the OCMI has NOT granted an extension, free-fall lifeboats must be lowered into the water and launched with the assigned crew at least once every __________.

 
 
 
 

45. What is required by regulations concerning the stowage of lifeboats on cargo vessels?

 
 
 
 

46. Limit switches, winches, falls, etc. must be thoroughly inspected at least every

 
 
 
 

47. According to the regulations for lifeboat falls, which action must be taken with the falls no later than 5-year intervals?

 
 
 
 

48. Thermal protective aids" are required for what percentage of the persons a survival craft is equipped to carry?

 
 
 
 

49. For each person it is certified to carry, a lifeboat on an oceangoing passenger vessel must be provided with all of the following EXCEPT

 
 
 
 

50. Steering a motor lifeboat broadside to the sea could cause it to __________.

 
 
 
 

51. When backing a motor propelled lifeboat (right-hand propeller) with the rudder amidships, the stern will back __________.

 
 
 
 

52. When using the lifeboat compass, you must be careful to __________.

 
 
 
 

53. If water is rising in the bilge of a survival craft, you should first __________.

 
 
 
 

54. If water is rising in the bilge of a lifeboat, you should FIRST __________.

 
 
 
 

55. A self-righting survival craft will return to an upright position provided that all personnel __________.

 
 
 
 

56. The purpose for the bag or box on top of some survival craft is to __________.

 
 
 
 

57. To disengage a survival craft suspended from the cable above the water, you must pull the safety pin and __________.

 
 
 
 

58. If there are no alternatives for escape, what is the maximum height that the survival craft could be dropped into the water?

 
 
 
 

59. Steering a survival craft broadside to the sea could cause it to __________.

 
 
 
 

60. In heavy seas the helmsman should steer the survival craft __________.

 
 
 
 

61. During the towing of a survival craft, a lookout should be on station to __________.

 
 
 
 

62. Before hydraulic starting of an engine on a covered lifeboat, what need NOT be checked?

 
 
 
 

63. Why are lifeboats usually double-enders?

 
 
 
 

64. Your vessel has lifeboats on both sides. Lifeboat No. 2 is located __________.

 
 
 
 

65. Number 3 lifeboat would be __________.

 
 
 
 

66. The bottom row of plating next to the keel of a lifeboat is known as the

 
 
 
 

67. Your vessel is equipped with totally enclosed lifeboats. Which statement is TRUE when the boat is enveloped in flames?

 
 
 
 

68. Most enclosed lifeboats will right themselves after capsizing IF the __________.

 
 
 
 

69. Line throwing equipment should NOT be operated __________.

 
 
 
 

70. Which precaution should be taken when testing a line throwing gun?

 
 
 
 

71. What precaution should be taken when testing a line throwing gun?

 
 
 
 

72. Life jackets should be stowed in __________.

 
 
 
 

73. You are testing the external inflation bladder on an immersion suit and find it has a very slow leak. Which action should be taken?

 
 
 
 

74. Which statement concerning immersion suits is TRUE?

 
 
 
 

75. Which statement is TRUE concerning life preservers (Type I personal flotation devices)?

 
 
 
 

76. Which is TRUE concerning immersion suits and their use?

 
 
 
 

77. Which statement concerning immersion suits is TRUE?

 
 
 
 

78. The external flotation bladder of an immersion suit should be inflated __________.

 
 
 
 

79. Which statement about immersion suits is TRUE?

 
 
 
 

80. Which statement about immersion suits is TRUE?

 
 
 
 

81. An immersion suit must be equipped with a/an __________.

 
 
 
 

82. The external inflation bladder on an immersion suit should be inflated __________.

 
 
 
 

83. You are testing the external flotation bladder of an immersion suit and find it has a very slow leak. Which action should be taken?

 
 
 
 

84. An immersion suit should be equipped with a/an __________.

 
 
 
 

85. Which statement is TRUE concerning life jackets which are severely damaged?

 
 
 
 

86. Life jackets should be marked with the __________.

 
 
 
 

87. Kapok life jackets should NOT be __________.

 
 
 
 

88. Which statement is TRUE concerning life preservers?

 
 
 
 

89. Which statement is TRUE concerning life jackets?

 
 
 
 

90. Which statement is TRUE concerning spare charges for portable fire extinguishers on unmanned tank barges?

 
 
 
 

91. Each distress signal and self-activated smoke signal must be replaced not later than the marked date of expiration, or not more than how many months from the date of manufacture?

 
 
 
 

92. The governor brake on a lifeboat winch shall be capable of controlling the speed of lowering a fully equipped lifeboat from a cargo ship at __________.

 
 
 
 

93. By regulation, orange smoke distress signals will expire not more than how many months from the date of manufacture?

 
 
 
 

94. What is the maximum length of time that distress flares are approved for?

 
 
 
 

95. Inflatable liferafts are provided with __________.

 
 
 
 

96. What size bilge pump is required for a lifeboat which has a capacity of 675 cubic feet?

 
 
 
 

97. Motor-propelled lifeboats are required to have sufficient fuel to operate continuously at 6 knots for how many hours?

 
 
 
 

98. A fully loaded motor-propelled lifeboat must be capable of attaining a speed of at least __________.

 
 
 
 

99. Which statement is TRUE concerning a motor lifeboat?

 
 
 
 

100. When lifeboat winches with grooved drums are fitted on a vessel the lead sheaves to the drums shall be located to provide fleet angles of not more than __________.

 
 
 
 

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