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Written by Anand Gautam
  1. As per MARPOL Annex -1 definition, Special area means:
    1. Some specific areas where coastal state legislation doesn’t allow any bilge water/slop discharges
    2. Areas as defined by Annex-1 where no bilge water/slop discharges are allowed
    3. Areas as defined by Annex-1, where special mandatory methods are adopted for the prevention of sea pollution by oil
    4. Areas as defined by Coastal state regulations(e.g. OPA-90), where special mandatory methods are adopted for the prevention of sea pollution by oil

ANS.: C

  1. In which of the following documents on board, authentic information about the circumstances and procedures to obtain Radio Medical Advice can be found?
    1. Safety Management Manual
    2. The Ship Captain’s Medical Guide
    3. First Aid Booklet
    4. Code of safe working practices

ANS.: B

  1. Which of the following documents carried by a ship is not issued under the SOLAS convention?
    1. Fire control plan/booklet
    2. Maneuvering booklet
    3. Minimum safe manning document
    4. Records of hours of rest

ANS.: D

  1. When using the rainwater collection tubes on a life raft, the FIRST collection should be
    1. passed around so all can drink
    2. poured overboard because of salt washed off the canopy
    3. saved to be used at a later time
    4. used to boil food

ANS.: B

  1. Which of the following is not an exception provided under MARPOL, Annex-1, regarding the discharge of oil or oily mixture into the sea?
    1. Discharge for the purpose of securing safety of a ship.
    2. Discharge for the purpose of saving life at sea.
    3. Discharge resulting due to damage to the ship because of Master’s fault even if the Master/Owner of the ship has taken all reasonable precautions to prevent/minimize discharge.
    4. Discharge resulting due to damage to the ship not because of Master’s fault, but because of a third party’s fault and action awaited by Master from that third party to prevent /minimize discharge

ANS.: D

  1. Under OPA 90, who is responsible for mobilizing Oil Spill Removal Organization (OSRO), in the event of spill of oil or Noxious liquid Substances?
    1. Master
    2. USCG
    3. Qualified Individual
    4. Technical Superintendent

ANS.: C

  1. As per definition of MARPOL Annex-1, a Crude Oil Tanker means a tanker designed to carry:
    1. Crude oil and other dirty oils.
    2. Crude oil along with some refined products.
    3. Crude oil only.
    4. Crude oil, but alternatively may carry at times dirty and clean oil products also

ANS.: C

  1. Which of the following organs of IMO consists of all member states?
    1. Council
    2. Assembly
    3. Facilitation Committee
    4. None of the above

ANS.: B

  1. The maximum allowable weight of a portable fire extinguisher is ______________
    1. 5 Kg
    2. 23 Kg
    3. 9 Kg
    4. 46 Kg

ANS.: B

  1. Under which maritime instrument is a Certificate of Financial Responsibility (COFR) issued?
    1. CLC 1992
    2. Fund convention
    3. LLMC
    4. OPA 1990

ANS.: D

  1. If you observe any situation which presents a safety or pollution hazard during fuel transfer operations on a MODU, which of the listed actions should be taken first?
    1. Wait for the person-in-charge to act.
    2. Notify the ballast control operator.
    3. Shutdown the transfer operations
    4. Sound the fire alarm.

ANS.: C

  1. As per the definition of MARPOL, Annex-1, a combination carrier means a ship designed to carry:
    1. Crude oil and refined oil products at the same time in different tanks
    2. Refined oil products and chemical products at the same time in different tanks
    3. A combination of different products at the same time, sometimes also known as a parcel tanker
    4. Either oil or solid cargoes in bulk

ANS.: D

  1. As per MARPOL requirements, every crude oil tanker of ______________ tones deadweight and above delivered after 1st June 1982, shall be fitted with a cargo tank cleaning system using _______________
    1. 5000, Sea Water Washing
    2. 10000, Fresh Water Washing
    3. 20000, Crude Oil Washing
    4. 30000, Bilge Water Washing

ANS.: C

  1. As per requirements of MARPOL Annex -1, all ships of 400 gross tonnage and above:
    1. Can carry fuel oil in fore peak, aft peak tanks and deep tanks.
    2. Cannot carry fuel oil in fore peak tank.
    3. Can carry fuel oil forward of collision bulkhead or aft of machinery space forward bulkhead, but not in the cargo area in case of tankers.
    4. Cannot carry more than 600 m3 of oil fuel in any single fuel tank

ANS.: B

  1. Which of the following is a man overboard manoeuver?
    1. Neil Robertson turn
    2. Williamson turn
    3. Hard port
    4. Hard starboard

ANS.: B

  1. The parent instrument of IMO is:
    1. UNCLOS I, 1958
    2. UNCLOS II, 1960
    3. UNCLOS III, 1974
    4. The IMO convention

ANS.: D

  1. After a person has been revived by artificial respiration, they should be
    1. walked around until he is back to normal
    2. given several shots of whiskey
    3. kept lying down and warm
    4. allowed to do as he wishes

ANS.: C

  1. Dumping of wastes at sea is controlled by which of the following IMO conventions?
    1. MARPOL 73/78
    2. London convention
    3. Hongkong convention
    4. Kenya convention

ANS.: B

  1. The angular movement of a vessel about a horizontal line drawn from its bow to its stern is
    1. Pitching
    2. Rolling
    3. Heaving
    4. Swaying

ANS.: B

  1. To prevent oil from escaping into the sea when ballasting through the cargo piping system, you should FIRST
    1. open sea suction valves, then start the cargo pump
    2. start the cargo pump, then open sea suction valves
    3. open block valves, then start the cargo pump
    4. open sluice valves, then start the cargo pump

ANS.: B

About the author

Anand Gautam

Anand Gautam is a marine engineer, Graduated from M.E.R.I. Mumbai. He likes to sail onboard ship and is one who is passionate about his job. He loves to share his knowledge, information, and ideas to everyone in a simplified way just for his satisfaction.

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