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Safety – MEO CLASS 4 WRITTEN PAPER

  1. Highest body of IMO…
    1. Council,
    2. Assembly,
    3. Safety Committee
    4. Pollution prevention committee

ANS.: B

  1. Executive Body of IMO…
    1. Council,
    2. Assembly,
    3. Safety Committee
    4. Pollution prevention committee

ANS.: A

  1. In the event of a collision, watertight integrity may be lost if _____________.
    1. the sounding tube cap from a damaged tank is missing
    2. the dogs on a manhole cover are secure
    3. you have recently replaced a gasket in a watertight door
    4. you operate the dewatering system from a flooded compartment

ANS.: A

  1. The hand break of a life boat which is ___________ ?
    1. Manually disengaged when hoisting a boat
    2. applied by dropping the counterweighted lever
    3. controlled by the centrifugal brake mechanism
    4. automatically engaged if lowering speed is excessive

ANS.: B

  1. During loading and discharging operation in addition o when the cargo tanks have been properly filled each inert gas system must be capable of maintaining a minimum gas pressure of________.
    1. 50 millimeters of water pressure
    2. 25 millimeters of water pressure
    3. 100 millimeters of water pressure
    4. 5 millimeters of water pressure

ANS.: C

  1. The physical data term on a material safety data sheet (MSDS) that indicates if the vapor formed by the material is lighter or heavier than air is called _______
    1. Vapour pressure
    2. Vapour gravity
    3. Vapour level
    4. Vapour density

ANS.: D

  1. Which of the following certificates issued to a ship does not have predetermined validity for limited period?
    1. International Load Line Certificate
    2. International tonnage certificate
    3. Cargo Ship safety certificate
    4. Safety Management Certificate

ANS.: B

  1. Which of these devices prevents the back flow of hydrocarbon?
    1. PV breaker
    2. PV valve
    3. Deck water seal
    4. Scrubber

ANS.: B

  1. The flammable limit of methane by volume is 5% to 15%, if the combustible gas indicator reading is 50% LEL when sampling a compartment containing methane a flammable vapour concentration at the sample point is
    1. 5% by volume
    2. 5% by volume
    3. 5% by volume
    4. 50% by volume

ANS.: B

  1. The explosive range of methane is 5% to 15% by volume in air, This mean a vapor/air mixture of
    1. 3% methane by volume is too rich to burn
    2. 20% methane by volume is too lean to burn
    3. 10% methane by volume is too rich to burn
    4. 5% methane by volume will give a reading of 100% LEL on a combustible gas indicator

ANS.: D

  1. Intact stability booklet comes under
    1. Solas
    2. Marpol
    3. Loadline convention
    4. Tonnage convention

ANS.: A

  1. Jurisdiction over ships in high seas lies with
    1. nearest coastal state
    2. port state of last port
    3. port state of next port
    4. flag state

ANS.: D

  1. Every U.S crude oil tanker with a keel laying date on or after 1/1/75, shall be equipped with an inert gas system if the tonnage is more than
    1. 100,000 DWT(Long tons)
    2. 100,000 DWT(metric tons)
    3. 50,000 DWT(Long tons)
    4. 50,000 DWT(metric tons)

ANS.: B

  1. Damage suffered by a passenger in vessel
    1. LLMC 1976 Convention
    2. LLC 1969
    3. Athens convention
    4. Fund 1971

ANS.: C

  1. Emergency Steering Test and pre- arrival/pre departure steering tests are requirements under:
    1. COLREG 72
    2. SOLAS Chapter V
    3. Under USCG rules only in US waters
    4. INMARSAT C 1976

ANS.: B

  1. Which requirement regarding Oil Record Book Part I is correct?
    1. All entries are to be signed by Chief engineer and Master
    2. All entries are to be signed by Chief engineer and each completed page by the Master
    3. All entries are to be signed by officer or officers in charge concerned and each completed page by the Master
    4. All entries are to be signed by officer or officers in charge concerned, the Chief engineer and the Master

ANS.: C

  1. Which of the following IMO convention has recently entered into force?
    1. Hong Kong Convention (Not in force)
    2. Nairobi WRC 2007 (14th April 2015)
    3. BWM Convention 2004 (8th 2017)
    4. Bunkers Convention 2001 (21st  Nov 2008)

ANS.: C

  1. Lifebuoys are subject to which of the following tests?
    1. Drop test
    2. Fire test
    3. Flotation test
    4. All of the above

ANS.: D

MULTIPLE CORRECT OPTION TYPE QUESTION

  1. Post NOx emission test bed trial and approval of an engine, periodic NOx emission limit verification is normally done by:
    1. Emission tests at regular intervals
    2. Engine parameters/settings check method
    3. By running the engine at full load and sending a sample of exhaust gas for analysis
    4. By checking emission monitors installed on exhaust outlet

ANS.: 2, 3, 4

  1. Which of the following conditions can lead to degradation of foam compounds?
    1. Exposure to excessive heat.
    2. Mixing of different grades of foam.
    3. Exposure to air.
    4. None of the above.

ANS.: 1,2,3

  1. Which of the following IMO conventions has entered into force?
    1. Hong Kong Convention (Not in force)
    2. Nairobi WRC 2007 (14th April 2015)
    3. BWM Convention 2004 (8th 2017)
    4. Bunkers Convention 2001 (21st  Nov 2008)

ANS.: 2,3,4

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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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