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?