Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Winter 2010-11 Nautical Deck Questions Part—1

Excerpt from U.S. Coast Guard Proceedings of the Marine Safety & Security Council magazine. Nautical Deck Queries Questions Part—1.

1. A vessel of not more than 65 feet in length must have a collision bulkhead if it carries more than_______.

A. 6 passengers
B. 12 passengers
C. 36 passengers
D. 49 passengers

2. How many portable fire extinguishers are required to be located inside the machinery spaces of a small passenger vessel?

A. None are required.
B. One B-I, C-I is required.
C. One B-II, C-II is required.
D. One B-II is required.

3. Which statement is true concerning the placard entitled “Discharge of Oil Prohibited”?

A. It is required on all vessels.
B. It may be located in a conspicuous place in the wheelhouse.
C. It may be located at the bilge and ballast pump control station.
D. All of the above.

4. A cargo of canned foodstuffs is packed in cartons. Each carton is 36 cubic feet and weighs 380 pounds. What is the stowage factor of the cargo?

A. 9.5
B. 62
C. 212
D. 237

Stay tuned to see the answers to these Nautical Deck Queries.

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