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1. A fire has been reported in the ship's laundry room. As Chief Engineer you direct the team leader of the #1 emergency squad to secure ventilation to the space. What would your next command be to the emergency team leader, before they can actually start extinguishing the fire?


2. You notice smoke coming from an open laundry room doorway, which smells like electrical insulation. After activating the fire alarm, which of the following would be the lowest action priority? -


3. While in port working cargo a fire is reported on the forward car deck. The Captain sounds the general alarm, the crew musters and starts fighting the fire. As Chief Engineer you inform the Captain that shore side fire fighting assistance needs to be called, how would you proceed?


4. You are the Chief Engineer of a vessel of more than 1600 gross tons on an international voyage. While in port working cargo a fire is reported in the engine room. Shore side fire fighting assistance has been requested. How would you proceed?


5. The best means of combating an oil fire on the surface of the water surrounding a vessel tied to the pier is to use __________.


6. In the event of a vessel fire in port, shore side firefighters can find details on vessel's fire control plans in which of the following locations?


7. Your vessel is traveling on an international voyage. Regarding the assistance of shore side fire fighters to combat a vessel fire while in port, what document, if any, is required, and where would it be located?


8. Your vessel has two fire pumps and a low pressure CO2 system, which protect the cargo holds and the engine room. A fire is reported on the #3 car deck aft hold. The emergency teams are on air. The first team reports from the forward end of the #3 car deck that there is heavy black smoke coming from the aft end of the hold and there is very limited visibility. They also report they cannot see any flames from their location. The second emergency team reports paint burning and blistering on the hull in the area of #3 car deck aft, as seen from the weather deck. How would you combat this fire?


9. A liquid having a flash point above 80°F, but below 150°F, would be termed a grade __________.


10. The worst atmospheric condition for dispersion of hydrogen sulfide is __________.


11. The explosive range of methane is 5% to 15% by volume in air. This means a vapor/air mixture of __________.


12. The volatility of a liquid is the tendency of a liquid to __________.


13. The highest concentration of a harmful substance to which a person may be exposed without danger to health, is termed the __________.


14. According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR 30), a flammable liquid with a Reid vapor pressure of 8-1/2 psi or less, and a flash point of 80°F or below, is a grade __________.


15. Bunker "C" is classified as a grade __________.


16. Which of the following is classified as a grade "E" combustible liquid?


17. Which of the petroleum products listed has a flash point below 150°F?


18. If diesel fuel vapors in a compartment are considered to be within the flammable range __________.


19. Which of the listed pumping arrangements will be hazardous when two similar centrifugal pumps are used to discharge a cargo of flammable liquid?


20. When preparing to pump flammable liquids with a centrifugal pump, you should __________.


21. Petroleum vapors are dangerous __________.


22. Which of the following precautions are necessary when using any electrical equipment in a hazardous location, such as a cargo pump room?


23. Tankers carrying cryogenic cargoes, such as LNG, are fitted with gas detector systems alarmed at 30% of the lower explosive limit. If the gas detector alarms sounds, this means __________.


24. Span gas is used aboard liquefied natural gas carriers to __________.


25. When pumping sour crude, which gas should be tested for prior to entering the cargo pump room to repair a leaking pump?


26. If a cargo tank has not been certified as gas free, __________.


27. Which of the following conditions must be met before a marine chemist will issue a certificate for a compartment to be "safe for workers, safe for hot work"?


28. The atmosphere of an empty fuel tank is tested and designated "gas free". Which of the following statements is correct concerning this tank?


29. A fuel tank on a barge has been certified by a marine chemist as being "Safe for Men" and "Safe for fire." This condition may change if___________.


30. A fuel tank is considered to be gas free when the tank is __________.


31. A health hazard term listed on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) that indicates allergic-like reaction in some people after repeated exposure is __________.


32. The physical data term on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) describing whether a liquid is lighter or heavier than water is __________.


33. A reproductive health hazard, listed on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), that can cause genetic changes in sperm or egg cells is called a __________.


34. What term is listed on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) to describe a chemical that can produce life-threatening or seriously disabling health hazard


35. The physical data term on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) that indicates if the vapor formed by a material is lighter or heavier than air is called __________.


36. The Oil Record Book must be maintained onboard the vessel for __________.


37. Which of the following machinery space operations is required to be logged in the Oil Record Book?


38. The sections of an Oil Record Book preceding the log pages contain a __________.


39. Which ship must maintain Part II (Cargo/Ballast Operations) of the Oil Record Book?


40. With regards to a ship's Oil Record Book, an oil tanker of 150 gross tons and above must maintain entries in ________.


41. When making entries in the Oil Record Book, all quantities should be __________.


42. During fueling operations oil is detected in the water adjacent to your vessel. If however, it is determined to be from some source other than your vessel, you should __________.


43. After taking on fuel oil, the hoses should be disconnected and __________.


44. Which of the following methods will reduce the possibility of producing an electrical spark?


45. When a fuel oil tank is being topped off during bunkering operations, the tank valve should be closed


46. If the overflow tank high-level alarm sounds while the fuel oil tanks are being topped off, the engineer should __________.


47. During oil transfer operations, who would be responsible to guarantee that the posted transfer procedures are being followed?


48. Coast Guard regulations require a shipboard oil pollution emergency plan to be reviewed


49. When amendments are made to the shipboard oil pollution emergency plan, all revisions must be submitted to the Coast Guard __________.


50. In accordance with domestic regulations, which of the following statements is true regarding U.S. flag vessel response plans for the carriage of oil?


51. Which of the following statements are true regarding U.S. flag vessel response plans for the carriage of oil?


52. In cleaning up an oil spill, the use of chemical agents would __________.


53. Victual waste is __________.


54. When dumping garbage into the sea, other than special areas, __________.


55. The amount of garbage disposed must be entered into the records maintained by each ship and stated in __________.


56. Which of the following statements is true concerning the overboard discharge of vessel sewage at sea? -


57. The term "arrival ballast" refers to __________.


58. In order to prevent the unnecessary release of hydrocarbons to atmosphere, when taking on departure ballast, one method used is to _________.


59. When discharging clean ballast, prior to entering the loading port, if the ballast is determined by the oil monitor to exceed 15 parts per million of oil, the deballasting must _________.


60. A segregated ballast system is a system where __________.


61. What would be the minimum distance from any shoreline that a vessel must be located before it is permitted to perform a complete ballast water exchange to be in compliance with U.S. Federal Ballast Water Management Regulations? -


62. You are the Chief Engineer of a vessel of more than 1600 gross tons on an international voyage. While bunkering lube oil in port, the hose fails and oil is spilled into the harbor. After securing the transfer, how would you proceed?


63. A gurgling noise is heard from within a cargo tank when discharging cargo, this would indicate that the __________.


64. The term "load on top" is used on many crude oil carriers, is to provide a method for __________.


65. Pressure-vacuum relief valves, as used on tank vessels, are usually set to operate at two points, __________.


66. Pressure-vacuum relief valves on tank vessel cargo tanks should be kept in good working order to prevent __________.


67. Which of the following pressures represents the normal pressure setting of a pressure-vacuum relief valve as normally found on tank vessels?


68. Tank stripping is accomplished more effectively by using a __________.


69. To activate a foam type portable fire extinguisher, you must __________.


70. The passive safety device installed on each Halon fire extinguishing cylinder, to prevent its over pressurization is called a __________.


71. Which of the listed characteristics applies to a semi-portable CO2 system?


72. Properly stowed fire hose is either faked or rolled into a rack with the __________.


73. There is always a lower water pressure at the fire hose outlet than is found at the discharge of the pump. Which of the following reasons is the common cause of this loss in pressure?


74. The physical difference of the water spray patterns developed by the high velocity tip and low velocity applicator is due to __________.


75. A low velocity fog applicator is held in an all-purpose nozzle by a bayonet joint. The applicator is prevented from rotating in the joint by __________.


76. Water applied as a 'fog' can be more effective than water applied as a 'solid stream', because


77. Actuating the fixed CO2 system should cause the automatic shutdown of the __________.


78. What would be a major consequence of allowing the refrigeration system of a low pressure fixed CO2 fire extinguishing system to remain inoperable?


79. Why is it essential to introduce CO2 from a fixed fire extinguishing system, into a large engine room, as quickly as possible?


80. The primary function of an automatic sprinkler system is to __________.


81. During vessel familiarization, you find the vessel you are newly assigned to as Chief Engineer has a high pressure CO2 system for the engine room. In what way are the high pressure CO2 bottle released in the event of an engine room fire?


82. In discussing with a new junior officer the provisions aboard the vessel for shore side firefighters to connect into the vessel's fire main, what item should be included in the discussion?


83. You are the engineer on a vessel of more than 1600 gross tons with a periodically unattended machinery space. A fire has been reported in the engine room and you cannot make entry into the space. How would you direct the Emergency Squad Team Leader to charge the fire main?


84. Your ship has a low pressure carbon dioxide system that covers the engine room. Fire has been reported in the engine room and the decision has been made to dump the carbon dioxide system into the engine room. While following the procedures to release carbon dioxide you find one engine room supply fan damper that will not close. How should you proceed?


85. As Chief Engineer of a vessel of more than 1600 gross tons on an international voyage, you have just activated the CO2 release handle for the engine room to extinguish a fire. How would you direct the emergency team to reenter the engine room?


86. An oil fire is reported in the purifier room bilge. How would you combat this fire?


87. When combating a major electrical fire at sea, the main consideration is __________.


88. The most important characteristic of a fire extinguishing agent to be used on electrical fires is for the agent to be __________.


89. If a fire occurs in an electric cable, in which the inner layers of insulation, or the insulation covered by armor is burning, you should __________.


90. In fighting a fire in a fuel tank, the FIRST action you should attempt is to __________.


91. The longer an oil fire is permitted to burn, the __________.


92. As an engineer on a tanker of more than 1600 gross tons on an international voyage, how would you direct the fire team to combat a large cargo space fire?


93. When fighting a liquefied natural gas fire, you should __________


94. As Chief Engineer sailing aboard chemical tankers you frequently review the best practices regarding fire fighting during safety meetings. Which of the following would align with industry best practice regarding the use of water in extinguishing chemical fires?


95. One of the main concerns when fighting a galley fire is __________.


96. In the event of an exhaust duct fire, most dry chemical and carbon dioxide galley range fixed extinguishing systems are automatically activated through the action of a stainless steel cable, spring and a __________.


97. A fire has been reported in the ship's galley, as Chief Engineer you direct the team leader of the # 2 emergency squad to secure ventilation to the space. What would your next command be to the emergency team leader, before they can actually start extinguishing the fire?


98. As team leader of the ship's # 2 emergency squad; you have just informed the Bridge that the fire in the Galley has been extinguished. What would you instruct your squad to do next?


99. As First Engineer you are the senior engineering officer in Emergency Squad #1. The fire alarm sounds and you report to the muster station where the Bridge informs you smoke has been reported coming from the ship's laundry room. What should your first action be?


100. As team leader of the #2 emergency squad you arrive at the scene of a fire in the Bosun's store room on the weather deck. How would you proceed to fight this fire?


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