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1. When flooding occurs in a damaged vessel, reserve buoyancy _____________.


2. You are fighting a fire in a cargo hold on your vessel. Which action is most important concerning the stability of the vessel?


3. Metacentric height is a measure of __________.


4. When the height of the metacenter is the same as the height of the center of gravity, the upright equilibrium position is ____________.


5. What standard mathematical formula is commonly used to calculate a vessels waterplane area for stability purposes?


6. The bilge keel is for the purpose of__________.


7. In a longitudinally framed vessel, the longitudinal frames are held in place and supported by athwartship members called______.


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