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1. Your voyage planning indicates you will arrive at a waypoint in longitude 149°16.3'E at 0947 ZT on 3 March 1988. How should this date be entered into an AMVER report?


2. After the initial AMVER Position Report, sent by a vessel sailing foreign, subsequent Position Reports must be sent no less frequently than every __________.


3. What entry would NOT be shown on the V line of an AMVER report?


4. How should latitude 54°18.9'N be written when preparing an AMVER report?


5. How should latitude 51°48.7'S be written when preparing an AMVER report?


6. While underway and in sight of another vessel you put your engines on astern propulsion. Which statement concerning whistle signals is TRUE?


7. When vessels are in sight of one another, two short blasts from one of the vessels means __________.


8. Two power-driven vessels are meeting. A two blast whistle signal by either vessel means __________.


9. ONLY You are underway on the high seas in restricted visibility. You hear a fog signal of one prolonged and two short blasts. It could be any of the following EXCEPT a vessel __________.


10. Which light(s) is(are) AMONG those shown by a 200-meter vessel at anchor?


11. Your vessel is approaching a bend. You hear a prolonged blast from around the bend. You should __________ .


12. An authorized light to assist in the identification of submarines operating on the surface is a(n) __________ .


13. Which vessel would have no white lights visible when meeting her head-on?


14. You are heading due east (090°) and observe a vessel's red sidelight on your port beam. The vessel may be heading __________ .


15. A 60-meter vessel which is trawling is required to show which of the following?


16. A vessel, which does not normally engage in towing operations, is towing a vessel in distress. Which of the following statements is True?


17. A single towing light will be carried above a vessel's stern light under which of the following situations?


18. At night you observe a vessel ahead show three flashes of a white light. This signal indicates that the vessel ahead is __________ .


19. Day-shapes must be displayed_.


20. A 95-meter vessel aground sounds which fog signal?


21. The masthead light may be displaced from the centerline on which of the following vessels?


22. While underway your vessel approaches a bend in a river where, due to the bank, you cannot see around the bend. You should __________ .


23. The whistle signal for a vessel operating astern propulsion is_.


24. In order for a vessel to be "engaged in fishing" she must be_.


25. A self-propelled dredge not engaged in dredging but proceeding to a dredging location at night would_.


26. By day, you sight a vessel displaying three shapes in a vertical line. The top and bottom shapes are balls, and the middle shape is a diamond. It could be a_.


27. By definition which vessel is unable to keep out of the way of another vessel?


28. A vessel servicing a pipeline during the day shall display_.


29. If your vessel is the stand-on vessel in a crossing situation_.


30. In which situation does a risk of collision exists?


31. When two power-driven vessels are crossing, which vessel is the stand-on vessel?


32. A vessel hearing a fog signal forward of her beam has not determined if risk of collision exists. What shall she reduce speed to?


33. What is a requirement for any action taken to avoid collision?


34. Vessels of less than what length may not impede the passage of other vessels which can safely navigate only within a narrow channel or fairway?


35. You are in charge of a stand-on vessel in a crossing situation. The other vessel is 1.5 miles to port and you believe that risk of collision exists. What action should you take?


36. Vessel "A" is on course 000°T. Vessel "B" is on a course such that she is involved in a head-on situation and is bearing 355°T, 2 miles away from vessel "A". To ensure a safe passing, vessel "A" should __________ .


37. In a crossing situation, the vessel which has the other on her own starboard side shall_.


38. A vessel approaching a narrow channel shall


39. A traffic separation zone is that part of a traffic separation scheme which_.


40. Which statement is TRUE concerning two sailing vessels?


41. What describes a head-on situation?


42. A vessel shall be deemed to be overtaking when she can see at night_.


43. Power-driven vessels must keep out of the way of sailing vessels except_.


44. A vessel approaching your vessel from 235° relative is in what type of situation?


45. An overtaking situation would be one in which one vessel is approaching another from more than how many degrees abaft the beam?


46. You are under sail and overtaking a tug and tow. Which action is correct?


47. A sailing vessel must keep course and speed when_.


48. Two vessels are approaching each other near head on. What action should be taken to avoid collision?


49. A head-on situation at night is one in which you see_.


50. You are in charge of a power-driven vessel navigating at night. You sight the red sidelight of another vessel on your port bow. The other vessel's after masthead light is to the right of her forward masthead light. You should __________ .


51. If you are the stand-on vessel in a crossing situation, you may take action to avoid collision by your maneuver alone. When may this action be taken?


52. Which statement is TRUE concerning seaplanes on the water?


53. Your power-driven vessel is underway when you sight a sailing vessel on your port bow. Which vessel is the "stand-on" vessel?


54. Unless the rules require otherwise, a sailing vessel must keep out of the way of_.


55. Which vessel is the stand-on vessel when two vessels crossing in fog are NOT in sight of one another?


56. When navigating in restricted visibility, what action shall a power-driven vessel take?


57. Your vessel is underway in reduced visibility. You hear the fog signal of another vessel about 30° on your starboard bow. If danger of collision exists, you must_.


58. Your vessel is crossing a river on the Great Lakes System. A power-driven vessel is ascending the river, crossing your course from port to starboard. Which statement is TRUE?


59. In a narrow channel, a signal of intent which must be answered by the other vessel, is sounded during which of the following situations?


60. In which case would an overtaking vessel sound a whistle signal of two prolonged followed by one short blast?


61. In a narrow channel, a vessel trying to overtake another on the other vessel's port side, would sound a whistle signal of_.


62. You are the stand-on vessel in an overtaking situation. The other vessel is showing a flashing red light. What action should you take?


63. Which vessel is to keep out of the way of the others?


64. A wing in ground (WIG) craft cannot comply with the spacing requirement for masthead lights. What is required in this situation?


65. A power-driven vessel pushing ahead or towing alongside will show sidelights, a stern light, and __________ .


66. A 20-meter power-driven vessel pushing ahead or towing alongside will display_.


67. In addition to other required lights, a power-driven vessel pushing ahead or towing alongside displays __________ .


68. If a vessel displays three all-round red lights in a vertical line at night, during the day she may show __________ .


69. What day-shape is prescribed for a vessel constrained by her draft?


70. If you sighted three red lights in a vertical line on another vessel at night, it would be a vessel __________ .


71. In a crossing situation on international waters, a short blast by the give-way vessel indicates that the vessel __________ .


72. Vessel "A" is overtaking vessel "B" on open waters and will pass without changing course. Vessel "A" __________ .


73. You are preparing to relieve the mate on watch while underway at sea. The watch should not be transferred __________.


74. As look-out, you spot an object 45° off your port bow. You should report the object as __________.


75. vessel spotted at 45° relative can be reported as __________.


76. When steering on autopilot which of the following input conditions may NOT have an effect on the control of the steering gear?


77. A sailing vessel with the wind coming from 290° relative would be __________.


78. A sailing vessel with the wind coming from 220° relative would be __________.


79. You are on anchor watch. As an aid to preventing thievery on the vessel you should __________.


80. The "rudder adjustment" control on an autopilot steering stand is used to __________.


81. While on watch at sea you must maintain a proper lookout at all times. You are on a 200-foot cargo vessel with an unobstructed view astern from the steering position. The vessel is being hand-steered during daylight hours in good visibility and clear of any navigational hazards. The lookout may be __________.


82. You are a watchstanding mate and have come to the bridge to relieve the watch. After reviewing the chart and having been briefed by the off-going mate, you are now ready to effect the relief. Which of the following is exemplary of the statement that would officially transfer the watch?


83. The lookout sights a vessel dead ahead. This should be reported on the bell with __________.


84. When is a lookout permitted to leave his station?


85. What is the "iron mike"?


86. You are standing the wheel watch on entering port and the Master gives you a rudder command which conflicts with a rudder command from the Pilot. What should you do?


87. Before a Master relieves a Pilot of the conn, the __________.


88. You are standing watch on entering port and the Master gives a rudder command which conflicts with a rudder command from the Pilot. You should ensure the helmsman __________.


89. You are on watch while your vessel is entering port with a pilot conning. The pilot gave a steering command to the helmsman who failed to acknowledge it by repeating the order. You have now enunciated the pilot's order to the helmsman and there is still no response. If the helmsman continues on the original course, you should immediately __________.


90. When an azimuth of the Sun has been taken and the deviation of the standard magnetic compass computed, the watch officer should record the results __________.


91. You are on a semisubmersible being towed and are concerned that a fishing vessel is not taking sufficient action to avoid you. To signal your concern, you should __________.


92. For the purposes of the International Rules of the Road, a non-self-propelled mobile offshore drilling unit under tow is considered to be a __________.


93. Where will you find the requirements for the signals that must be sounded by a mobile offshore drilling unit that is being towed through an area of restricted visibility?


94. When must a MODU display navigation lights while underway?


95. A mobile offshore drilling unit under tow is approaching a fog bank. When should fog signals be started?


96. The Coast Guard broadcasts routine weather reports on channel __________.


97. The reception of weak radio signals may be improved by "opening up" the squelch control. What is the normal setting of the squelch control?


98. The Coast Guard broadcasts routine weather reports on channel __________.


99. Whenever your marine radio is on, FCC Rules require you to monitor __________.


100. Marine Safety Information is promulgated via satellite through which system?


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