MMD PAPERS

Safety – MEO CLASS 4 WRITTEN PAPER

  1. The horizontal port, or starboard movement of a vessel is called
    1. yaw
    2. sway
    3. surge
    4. heave

ANS.: B                          

  1. Prior to entering a cargo pump room, you should ensure that
    1. the forced ventilating system is operating
    2. the cargo pumps are secured
    3. no mono carbon gases are present
    4. the oily water separator is de-energized

ANS.: A

  1. Which of the following documents carried by a ship is not issued under the MARPOL convention?
    1. IOPP certificate
    2. Oil Record Book
    3. SOPEP
    4. Safety Management Certificate.

ANS.: D

  1. When a vessel is floating upright, the distance from the keel to the metacentre is called the
    1. metacentric differential
    2. height of the baseline
    3. height of the metacentre
    4. righting arm

ANS.: C

  1. Voyage data recorders (VDR) or simplified voyage data recorders (S-VDR) are required to be installed on board certain ships as per_____________
    1. ISPS code
    2. ISM code
    3. Chapter V of SOLAS
    4. None of the above

ANS.: C

  1. Which of the following is not found inside a lifeboat?
    1. Sea anchor
    2. Fishing tackle
    3. Drinking water cans
    4. Life Jacket

ANS.: D

  1. As per STCW code, the abilities specified under standards of competence are grouped under _______ functions, for the purpose of issuing certificates of competency.
    1. Seven
    2. Four
    3. Six
    4. Three

ANS.: A

  1. Under which IMO convention is Voyage Data Recorder- Certificate of compliance issued?
    1. COLREG 1972
    2. SAR 1979
    3. SOLAS 1974
    4. SALVAGE 1989

ANS.: C

  1. As required by Reg.31 of Annex 1 of Marpol the ODMCS should be provided with a recording device for ____________ recording the discharge in litres per nautical mile and total quantity discharged. This discharge should be kept onboard at least for a period of_____:
    1. Intermittent, 1 year
    2. Continuous, 1 year
    3. Intermittent, 3 years
    4. Continuous, 3 years

ANS.: D

  1. Changing rescuers while carrying out artificial respiration should be done
    1. without losing the rhythm of respiration
    2. only with the help of two other people
    3. by not stopping the respiration for more than 5 minutes
    4. at ten minute intervals

ANS.: A

  1. As per definition of MARPOL Annex-1, a product tanker is one which can carry:
    1. Oils and chemicals
    2. Oils other than crude oils
    3. Oil product and occasionally crude oils
    4. Mainly chemical products but at times refined oil products

ANS.: B

  1. Which of the following statements is false?
    1. A ship security plan is made by the CSO
    2. A ship security plan is a confidential document.
    3. A ship security plan needs to be approved by the flag state administration
    4. None of the above

ANS.: D

  1. In the first 24 hours after abandoning a vessel, water should be given only to personnel who are
    1. thirsty
    2. sick or injured
    3. wet
    4. awake

ANS.: B

  1. In which of the following conditions, the IG blower fans should shut down automatically?
    1. Oxygen content above 8%
    2. Low water level in deck seal
    3. Low water level in the scrubber tower
    4. High scrubber water level

ANS.: D

  1. As regulation 12 of Annex 1 of MARPOL, all ships of __________ gross tonnage and above shall be provided with a sludge tank for collection of oil residues
    1. 150 tones deadweight
    2. 150 gross tonnage
    3. 400 tones deadweight
    4. 400 gross tonnage

ANS.: D

  1. Life buoy self-activating smoke signals should emit smoke of visible colour for at least ______________ in calm waters.
    1. 5 minutes
    2. 15 minutes
    3. 30 minutes
    4. 60 minutes

ANS.: B

  1. Emergency generators should be capable of being started at ambient temperature of ______________________ deg Centigrade. If lower temperatures are expected then ___________________should be provided.
    1. zero, cold starting spray
    2. -5, heating arrangements
    3. Zero, heating arrangements
    4. -5,cold starting spray

ANS.: C

  1. Divisions constructed of steel which can withstand a standard fire test for 30min without passage of flame or smoke are classified as____________________
    1. B class divisions
    2. A class divisions
    3. A30 class divisions
    4. B 30 class divisions

ANS.: C

  1. When applying chest compressions on an adult victim during CPR, the sternum should be depressed about
    1. 1/2 inch or less
    2. 1/2 to 1 inch
    3. 1 to 1½ inches
    4. 1½ to 2 inches

ANS.: D

  1. As per requirements of MARPOL, Annex 1, all ships delivered on or after 1st Aug. 2010 with an aggregate oil fuel capacity 600 m3 and above, the oil fuel can be carried in:
    1. Any of the tanks without any restriction
    2. Deep tanks and Double bottom tanks
    3. Deep tanks in protective locations
    4. Double bottom tanks not extending up to the ship’s side

ANS.: C

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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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