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1. As per MARPOL Annex -1 definition, ???Special area???

means:
A. Some specific areas where coastal state legislation doesn???t allow any
bilge water/slop discharges
B. Areas as defined by Annex-1 where no bilge water/slop discharges are
allowed
C. Areas as defined by Annex-1, where special mandatory methods are
adopted for the prevention of sea pollution by oil
D. 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
2. In which of the following documents on board, authentic information
about the circumstances and procedures to obtain Radio Medical Advice
can be found?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Safety Management Manual


The Ship Captain's Medical Guide
First Aid Booklet
Code of safe working practices

3. Which of the following documents carried by a ship is not issued under


the SOLAS convention?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Fire control plan/booklet


Maneuvering booklet
Minimum safe manning document
Records of hours of rest

4. When using the rainwater collection tubes on a liferaft, the FIRST


collection should be
A.
B.
C.
D.

passed around so all can drink


poured overboard because of salt washed off the canopy
saved to be used at a later time
used to boil food

5. Which of the following is not an exception provided under MARPOL,


Annex-1, regarding the discharge of oil or oily mixture into the sea?
A. Discharge for the purpose of securing safety of a ship
B. Discharge for the purpose of saving life at sea
C. 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
D. 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

6. Under OPA 90, who is responsible for mobilizing Oil Spill Removal
Organization (OSRO), in the event of spill of oil or Noxious liquid
Substances?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Master
USCG
Qualified Individual
Technical Superintendent

7. As per definition of MARPOL Annex-1, a Crude oil tanker means a tanker


designed to carry:
A.
B.
C.
D.

Crude
Crude
Crude
Crude
also

oil and other dirty oils


oil alongwith some refined products
oil only
oil, but alternatively may carry at times dirty and clean oil products

8. Which of the following organs of IMO consists of all member states?


A.
B.
C.
D.

Council
Assembly
Facilitation Committee
None of the above

9. The maximum allowable weight of a portable fire extinguisher is


______________
A.
B.
C.
D.

13.5 Kgs
23 Kgs
9 Kgs
46 Kgs

10. Under which maritime instrument is a Certificate of Financial


Responsibility (COFR) issued?
A.
B.
C.
D.

CLC 1992
Fund convention
LLMC
OPA 1990

11. 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?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Wait for the person-in-charge to act.


Notify the ballast control operator.
Shutdown the transfer operations
Sound the fire alarm.

12. As per the definition of MARPOL, Annex-1, a combination carrier means


a ship designed to carry:
A. Crude oil and refined oil products at the same time in different tanks
B. Refined oil products and chemical products at the same time in different
tanks
C. A combination of different products at the same time, sometimes also
known as a parcel tanker
D. Either oil or solid cargoes in bulk
13. 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 _______________
A.
B.
C.
D.

5000, Sea Water Washing


10000, Fresh Water Washing
20000, Crude Oil Washing
30000, Bilge Water Washing

14. As per requirements of Marpol Annex -1, all ships of 400 gross tonnage and
above:
A. Can carry fuel oil in fore peak, aft peak tanks and deep tanks
B. Cannot carry fuel oil in fore peak tank
C. 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
D. Cannot carry more than 600 m3 of oil fuel in any single fuel tank
15. Which of the following is a man overboard maneuver?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Neil Robertson turn


Williamson turn.
Hard port
Hard starboard.

16. The parent instrument of IMO is:


A.
B.
C.
D.

UNCLOS
UNCLOS
UNCLOS
The IMO

I, 1958
II, 1960
III, 1974
convention

17. After a person has been revived by artificial respiration, they should
be
A. walked around until he is back to normal
B. given several shots of whiskey
C. kept lying down and warm

D. allowed to do as he wishes
17. Dumping of wastes at sea is controlled by which of the following IMO
conventions?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Marpol 73/78
London convention
Hongkong convention
Kenya convention

18. The angular movement of a vessel about a horizontal line drawn from
its bow to its stern is
A.
B.
C.
D.

pitching
rolling
heaving
swaying

19. To prevent oil from escaping into the sea when ballasting through the
cargo piping system, you should FIRST
A.
B.
C.
D.

open sea suction valves, then start the cargo pump


start the cargo pump, then open sea suction valves
open block valves, then start the cargo pump
open sluice valves, then start the cargo pump

19. The horizontal port, or starboard movement of a vessel is called


A.
B.
C.
D.

yaw
sway
surge
heave

20.Prior to entering a cargo pump room, you should ensure that


A.
B.
C.
D.

the forced ventilating system is operating


the cargo pumps are secured
no mono carbon gases are present
the oily water separator is de-energized

21. Which of the following documents carried by a ship is not issued under
the MARPOL convention?
A.
B.
C.
D.

IOPP certificate
Oil Record Book
SOPEP
Safety Management Certificate.

22. When a vessel is floating upright, the distance from the keel to the
metacenter is called the

A.
B.
C.
D.

metacentric differential
height of the baseline
height of the metacenter
righting arm

23. Voyage data recorders (VDR) or simplified voyage data recorders (SVDR) are required to be installed on board certain ships as per_____________
A.
B.
C.
D.

ISPS code
ISM code
Chapter V of Solas
None of the above

24. Which of the following is not found inside a lifeboat?


A.
B.
C.
D.

Sea anchor
Fishing tackle
Drinking water cans
Life Jacket

25. As per STCW code, the abilities specified under standards of


competence are grouped under _______ functions, for the purpose of
issuing certificates of competency.
A.
B.
C.
D.

Seven
Four
Six
Three

26. Under which IMO convention is Voyage Data Recorder- Certificate of


compliance issued?
A.
B.
C.
D.

COLREG 1972
SAR 1979
SOLAS 1974
SALVAGE 1989

27. 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:
A.
B.
C.
D.

Intermittent, 1 year
Continuous, 1 year
Intermittent, 3 years
Continuous, 3 years

28. Changing rescuers while carrying out artificial respiration should be


done
A.
B.
C.
D.

without losing the rhythm of respiration


only with the help of two other people
by not stopping the respiration for more than 5 minutes
at ten minute intervals

29. As per definition of MARPOL Annex-1, a product tanker is one which


can carry:
A. Oils and chemicals
B. Oils other than crude oils
C. Oil product and occasionally crude oils
D. Mainly chemical products but at times refined oil products
30. Which of the following statements is false?
A.
B.
C.
D.

A ship security plan is made by the CSO


A ship security plan is a confidential document.
A ship security plan needs to be approved by the flag state administration
None of the above

31. In the first 24 hours after abandoning a vessel, water should be given
only to personnel who are
A.
B.
C.
D.

thirsty
sick or injured
wet
awake

32. Which of the following conditions can lead to degradation of foam


compounds ?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Exposure to excessive heat.


Mixing of different grades of foam.
Exposure to air.
None of the above.

33. In which of the following conditions, the IG blower fans should shut
down automatically?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Oxygen content above 8%


Low water level in deck seal
Low water level in the scrubber tower
High scrubber water level

34. 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

A.
B.
C.
D.

150
150
400
400

tonnes deadweight
gross tonnage
tonnes deadweight
gross tonnage

35. Life buoy self-activating smoke signals should emit smoke of visible
colour for at least ______________ in calm waters.
A.
B.
C.
D.

5 minutes
15 minutes
30 minutes
60 minutes

36. Emergency generators should be capable of being started at ambient


temperature of ______________________ deg Centigrade. If lower temperatures
are expected then ___________________should be provided.
A.
B.
C.
D.

zero, cold starting spray


-5, heating arrangements
Zero, heating arrangements
-5,cold starting spray

37. Divisions constructed of steel which can withstand a standard fire test
for 30min without passage of flame or smoke are classified
as____________________
A.
B.
C.
D.

B class divisions
A class divisions
A30 class divisions
B 30 class divisions

38. When applying chest compressions on an adult victim during CPR, the
sternum should be depressed about
A.
B.
C.
D.

1/2 inch or less


1/2 to 1 inch
1 to 1 1/2 inches
1 1/2 to 2 inches

39. 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:
A.
B.
C.
D.

Any of the tanks without any restriction


Deep tanks and Double bottom tanks
Deep tanks in protective locations
Double bottom tanks not extending upto the ship???s side

40. Which of the following statements is true?

A. The installation
(for mcq)
B. The installation
C. The installation
D. The installation

of an IMO approved incinerator is mandatory on all ships.


of an incinerator is mandatory on all ships above 400 GRT.
of an incinerator is not a mandatory requirement.
of incinerators is mandatory only for dry ships

41. The purpose of inert gas systems aboard tank vessels is to __________.
A.
B.
C.
D.

allow sufficient oxygen in the tank to sustain life


prevent outside air from entering the tank
provide increase in cargo discharge pressure
comply with double hull pollution prevention regulations

42. In reference to accidental oil pollution, the most critical time during
bunkering is when ________
a.
b.
c.
d.

you first start to receive fuel


hoses are being blown down
final topping off is occurring
hoses are being disconnected

43. An inert gas system installed on a tanker is designed to __________.


a. aid in the stripping and cleaning of cargo tanks
b. increase the rate of discharge of cargo
c. force toxic and explosive fumes from a cargo tank to vent to the outside
atmosphere
d. lower the oxygen levels inside cargo tanks, making explosion nearly
impossible
44. Your ship is sinking rapidly. A container containing an inflatable liferaft
has bobbed to the surface upon functioning of the hydrostatic release.
Which action should you take?
a. Cut the painter line so it will not pull the liferaft container down.
b. Swim away from the container so you will not be in danger as it goes
down.
c. Take no action because the painter will cause the liferaft to inflate and
open the container.
d. Manually open the container and inflate the liferaft with the hand
pump.
45. The atmosphere in a tank is too lean if it is __________.
a. incapable of supporting combustion because the hydrocarbon
content is below the LFL (LowerFlammable Limit)
b. capable of supporting combustion because the hydrocarbon content
is above the UFL (UpperFlammable Limit)
c. capable of supporting a fire once started

d. not safe for ballasting


46. Inflatable liferafts are less maneuverable than lifeboats due to their
__________.
a.
b.
c.
d.

shape
shallow draft
large sail area
All of the above

47. What is the generally accepted method of determining whether the


atmosphere within a cargo tank is explosive, too rich, or too lean to
support combustion?
a. Use the open flame test on a small sample that has been taken from the
tank.
b. Send a gas sample ashore for laboratory analysis.
c. Enter the tank with an oxygen analyzer.
d. Use an explosimeter
48. Before using a fixed CO2 system to fight an engine room fire, you
must __________.
a.
b.
c.
d.

secure the engine room ventilation


secure the machinery in the engine room
evacuate all engine room personnel
All of the above

49. You are fighting a fire in the electrical switchboard in the engine
room. You should secure the power, then__________.
a.
b.
c.
d.

use a portable foam extinguisher


use a low-velocity fog adapter with the fire hose
use a portable CO2 extinguisher
determine the cause of the fire

50. The minimum concentration of a vapor in air which can form an


explosive mixture is called the
__________.
a.
b.
c.
d.

auto-ignition point
flash point
lower explosive limit (LEL)
threshold limit value (TLV)

51. The deck water seal of the inert gas system __________.
a. cools the inert gas and prevents soot from entering the cargo tanks

b. acts as an emergency system shutdown when the inlet pressures exceed


the safe working pressure inthe hazardous zone
c. prevents the backflow of hydrocarbon gasses into nonhazardous areas
d. relieves sudden large overpressures in the system
52. The explosive range of petroleum vapors mixed with air is __________.
a.
b.
c.
d.

0% to 1%
1% to 10%
10% to 15%
12% to 20%

53. Fuel oil tank vents are fitted with a screen which will stop __________.
a.
b.
c.
d.

oil from flowing out of the tank vent


air from entering the tank vent
vapors from leaving the tank vent
flames on deck from entering the tank vent
SECTION - 2

1. Personnel who are moving or handling material aboard ship should NOT
follow which of the listed practices?
A. Signaling that all personnel are clear before lifting or lowering material.
B. Examining material for sharp edges or protruding points before handling.
C. Closing, tagging, or securing valves that permit entrance of steam, water,
or air into a fitting or other equipment.
D. Throwing materials from high places to the deck
2. Which of the following statements is true?
A. Ballast water exchange at mid ocean eliminates completely the risks
associated with introduction of non-native organisms and pathogens in
alien habitats.----ans
B. In the flow through method, the water pumped through a tank should be
at least 3 times the tank volume.
C. Over pressurization of a tank cannot take place during the flow through
method.
D. Air pipes on ballast tanks are designed for continuous overflow.
3. The most common cause of engine room fires is:
A.
B.
C.
D.

Spontaneous combustion of oily rags


Back fire of boilers
Ignition sources coming in contact with stored fuel /lubes
Oil leakage coming in contact with hot exposed surfaces

4. A fuel tank on a barge has been certified by a marine chemist as being


"Safe for Men" and "Safe for fire". This condition may change if:

A.
B.
C.
D.

the ambient temperature changes


a product leaks into the certified tank
muck, sludge, or scale in the tank give off additional vapors
all of the above

5. As per MARPOL annex-1, the ???instantaneous rate of discharge of oil


content??? means:
A. The rate of discharge of oil-water mixture in litres per hour at any instant
divided by the speed of the ship in knots at the same instant
B. The rate of discharge of oil in litres per hour at any instant divided by the
speed of the ship in knots at the same instant
C. The average rate of discharge of oil-water mixture in litres per hour
divided by the average speed of the ship in knots
D. The average rate of discharge of oil mixture in litres per hour divided by
the average speed of the ship in knots

6. Which of the following statements about LRIT is False?


A. Regulation on LRIT is included in Chapter V of SOLAS
B. LRIT has longer range than AIS
C. LRIT, like AIS, is a broadcast system that transmits information about
ship's identity, location date and time of position to all in range
D. LRIT and AIS should not have any interface
7. Pyrophoric ignition may occur_____________
A.
B.
C.
D.

On introduction of air in tanks deficient in oxygen.


In oxygen rich atmospheres.
In nitrogen rich atmospheres.
Only when an ignition source is introduced

8. Which of the following conditions need NOT be satisfied while


discharging oil or oil mixtures from ships into the sea?
A. The ship must be proceeding en route
B. The ship must be at a distance of 12 nautical miles from the nearest land
C. The oily mixture is processed through an oil filtering equipment as per
Reg. 14 of Annex-1
D. The oil content of the effluent without dilution does not exceed 15 ppm
9. As per MARPOL annex ???I requirements:
A. Only crudes and petrochemical products come within the definition of Oil
B. All items mentioned in Appendix 1 of annex 1 come under the category of
oil

C. Only crude oil and black oils have restrictions on pumping out, the
remaining products can be pumped out at sea in limited quantities
D. Anything having viscosity greater than that of water is considered to be oil
10. As per Indian Merchant Shipping Act, 1958, which of the following
entries should be made in official log book of ships?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Every case of illness, hurt or injury to a member of the crew


Every case of death on board
Every birth happening on board
All of the above

11. Which of the following instruments set out carrier's obligations and
liabilities with respect to carriage of goods?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Hague Rules
Hamburg Rules
Hague- Visby rules
All of the above

12. Where would you find a list of the lifesaving equipment onboard your
supply boat?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Ship's articles
Station bill
Certificate of Inspection
U. S. Coast Guard Regulations

13. Which of the following statements is false?


A. Purging is an essential operation to carry out before gas freeing is done
prior to man entry.
B. Purging makes sure that the mixture in a cargo tank never enters the
flammable range, when air is introduced.
C. Purging can be carried out by both displacement and dilution methods.
D. None of the above
14. When administering artificial respiration, it is of the utmost
importance to
A.
B.
C.
D.

use the mouth-to-mouth method


clear airways
use rhythmic pressure method
know all approved methods

14. When two people are administering CPR to a victim, how many times
per minute should the chest be compressed?

A.
B.
C.
D.

15
30
45
80

15. Which of the following codes has been issued under both SOLAS and
MARPOL conventions?
A.
B.
C.
D.

STCW code
IMDG code
IGC code
ISM code

16. Dispatch means


A.
B.
C.
D.

A.owner to charter <<>> after<<>>


owner to charter <<>> before<<>>
C.Charter to owner <<>> after<<>>
Charter to owner <<>> before<<>>

17..convention not yet forced


A.
B.
C.
D.

.BWM
..
.
..

18.How many annex in MARPOL including newly added


A. 6
B. 8
C. 7
19.Who provide charter to ship
A.
B.
C.
D.

.Agent
.Broker
.Chandler
.None

20.Sewage (disinfected )and communited sewage can be discharged from


how many Miles
A. 3 NM from land provided if enroute
21. Helicopter convention
a. A.MARPOL
b. B.Indian aviation
c. C.SOLAS

22. Certificate of insurance on financial <<>> during bunkering oil spill


damage comes under
A.
B.
C.
D.

A.CLC 1969 convention


B.Marpol convention
C.Bunker convention
D.CLC 1992

23. According to Indian merchant ship act 1958, registrar of ports of


Mumbai,Chennai,kolkatta
A.
B.
C.
D.

A.DG shipping
B.MMD
C.Principle officer respective MMD
D.surveyer

24. International shore connection under which convention


A.
B.
C.
D.

A.ISPS
B.ISM
C.LLA
solas

25.What is the minimum percentage of oxygen required before making an


entry into an enclosed space?
A.
B.
C.
D.

20%
18%
11%
21%

26.Selective catalytic reduction is a secondary method for reduction of


which of the following emissions?
A.
B.
C.
D.

SOX
NOX
Carbon oxides
All of the above

27. Air is removed from refrigration sytem by (1)________ at reciver after


(2)________(3)________ Gas in receiver. Humidificaton is process of adding
water/moiture to discharged airof AC blower. Demumidification is process
of removing water/moisture from air supplied from AC system. For
colecting gas in receiver you need to close the outlet valve of receiver
with compressor running
1.PURGE 2.COLLECT . 3. CONDENSATE

28. One of the important precautions against cold injuries and frost bite
would be:
A.
B.
C.
D.

Wear several layers of light clothing rather than one heavy layer of clothing
Wear tight fitting gloves
Rub numb areas of body to warm them up
Work while facing the wind

29. Where would you look to find out what your duties are during a fire?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Ship's articles
Station bill
Certificate of Inspection
U.S. Coast Guard Regulations

30. Ship Security Alert System is a requirement under __________________


A.
B.
C.
D.

Part B of ISPS Code


SOLAS Chapter XI-2
SUA convention, 1988
None of the above

31. When administering only mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, you should


continue the victim's ventilation rate at how many inflations per minute?
A.
B.
C.
D.

4
8
12
20

32. Freight paid by charterers on a quantity of cargo short-shipped, i.e


quantity agreed upon but not loaded by the charterer, is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.

Pro-rata freight
Back Freight
Dead freight
None of the above

33. Which of the following extinguishing medium should never be used


when fighting fire involving magnesium?
a.
b.
c.
d.

Halon
Dry Chemical powder
Water
CO2

34. Under which Convention is Oil Pollution Insurance Certificate (OPIC) a


statutory oil pollution insurance cover requirement?
A. CLC

B. LLMC
C. Fund convention
D. Athens Convention
35. In refrigeration system vegetable room and meat rooms are
maintained at different
A.
B.
C.
D.

Different expansion valves


By putting solenoid valves
By boiling the refrigerant at different pressures
By using smaller evaporator

36. The working duration of a 1200 litres SCBA bottle, after allowing for a
reserve of 10 mins is____________________
(if 1800litres =40mins)
A.
B.
C.
D.

30
40
20
50

mins
mins
mins
mins

37. Principle of fire fighting onboard is


A.
B.
C.
D.

*
*
*
*

watering of fire
starving of fire
cooling
smothering of fire

38. The number within bracket of a resolution, say A.526 (13) refers to
____.
a.
b.
c.
d.

The
The
The
The

serial No. of the resolution.


session No. in which the resolution was adopted.
sub paragraph of the resolution.
No. of clauses in the resolution

39. Certificate of insurance or other financial security in respect of civil


liability for bunker oil pollution damage is issued under what?
A.
B.
C.
D.

CLC 1969.
MARPOL convention.
Bunker convention 2001.
CLC 1992.

40. Cyclic Up & Down Movement of Vessel Along the VERTICAL AXIS
a.
b.
c.
d.

Heaving,
yawing,
Swaying,
pitching

41. The stretcher normally used for rescue of casualties from engine room
spaces, holds, pump-rooms etc., is known as _____________________
A.
B.
C.
D.

Williamson stretcher
Neil Hobson stretcher
Neil Robertson stretcher
Stokes stretcher

42. Rolling is the angular motion of the vessel about what axis?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Longitudinal
Transverse
Vertical
Centerline

43. When entering a compartment which is on fire,


A.
B.
C.
D.

you must wear rubber gloves


the flames should be beaten back from the door with water fog
a straight stream of water should be used to cool the door
a straight stream of water should be used to cool the fire fighters

44. When the height of the metacenter has the same value as the height
of the center of gravity, the metacentric height is equal to
A.
B.
C.
D.

height of the metacenter


height of the center of gravity
same as half the height of the metacenter
zero

45. The emergency generator should be capable of being started and be


able to supply required load within a maximum of ________________
A.
B.
C.
D.

30 seconds
1 min
45 seconds
2 mins

46. Which of the following kinds of total flooding system is most suited for
very large spaces like car carrier car decks?
A.
B.
C.
D.

High pressure multi cylinder type CO2 installation


Low pressure bulk storage tank type CO2 installation
Low expansion foam systems
Fixed pressure water spraying systems

47. You are the 4th engineer of a ship. Your 3rd engineer handsover the
watch to you and informs you that the OWS is running with the ppm
showing as zero. After taking over the watch and during your rounds you
find out that the rinsing fresh water to 15 ppm device was crack open.
After closing the same you find that the ppm rose to 15 and the OWS
stopped after giving alarm. What should you do?
A. Nothing, as Marpol regulations are satisfied till the oily water is being
pumped through OWS and oil content is below 15 ppm
B. Should suspend the operation immediately, inform the Chief engineer
about the same and take appropriate action to restore correct OWS
operation
C. Should never touch OWS and any stoppages to be informed either to Chief
Engineer or 2nd engineer
D. If no visible traces of oil are seen on the sea surface and oily water
mixture is being pumped through an OWS, then there is no harm in
pumping out with fresh water crack open, to keep the OWS running as it
may give false alarm without Fresh water. This is a practical approach to
run OWS without any trouble without violating Marpol regulations

48. All entries in the Oil record Book part-I are to be:
At least in English, Spanish or national language
At least in English, Spanish or French
At least in English or Spanish
At least in English or national language
49. Plasma reduction system is a secondary method of reduction of which
of the following kinds of emissions?
A.
B.
C.
D.

SOX
Greenhouse gases
NOX
All of the above

50. Back flow towards machinery spaces of cargo vapours in an Inert gas
system is prevented by_____________________
A.
B.
C.
D.

Pressure vacuum breaker


High velocity vents
Deck water seal
Pressure vacuum valves

51. Which of the following is not a requirement under MARPOL Annex VI,
for new engines?
A. All engines above 130 KW to be tested and issued with EIAPP certificate
and Nox Technical file.
B. Life boat engines and emergency diesel engines to be also tested and
issued with EIAPP certificate and Nox Technical File
C. Periodical verification of EIAPP certificate is mandatory even when there
has been no modification in the engine
D. Engines installed prior to the Nox technical code being applicable will not
be subject to certification and testing unless they undergo major
conversion
52. An oil record book Part-I shall be retained onboard for a period of:
A.
B.
C.
D.

1
1
3
3

year since the last entry has been made


year since the first entry has been made
years since the first entry has been made
years since the last entry has been made

53. The life boat engine should be capable of starting at


_______________________
A.
B.
C.
D.

-15 deg Celsius ambient temperature within 2 mins


-5 deg Celsius ambient temperature within 5 mins
-5 deg Celsius ambient temperature within 2 mins
0 deg Celsius ambient temperature within 2 mins

54. A straight stream of water should be used to extinguish


A.
B.
C.
D.

galley grease fires


fuel oil fires
burning bedding materials
a fire in the paint locker

55. The maximum capacity of an Oil fuel tank for any ship built on or after
1st Aug. 2010 as restricted by Marpol, Annex 1 is: (minimum capacity 600m3)
A.
B.
C.
D.

600 m3
1200 m3
2500 m3
3000 m3

56. Each fire pump on a MODU must have a pressure gage located
A.
B.
C.
D.

at
at
at
at

the pump discharge


the manifold connection
each fire station discharge
the pump station

57. Which of the devices listed must be used in conjunction with the
portable in-line foam proportioner to produce foam?
A.
B.
C.
D.

A plain or common fire hose nozzle


The mechanical foam nozzle
Any low velocity applicator
An all-purpose nozzle

58. As per the Indian Merchant Shipping Act, 1958, which of the following
statements about ownership of Indian Flag ships is False?
A. A company or body established by or under any Central or State Act, which
has its principal business in India, may be registered as owner by its name
B. Joint owners shall be considered as constituting one person
C. A person can be registered as owner of a fractional part of a share in a ship,
the number of shares being ten
D. Not more than the names of Ten individuals shall be entitled to registered at
the same time as joint owners of any one ship
59. The external flotation bladder on an immersion suit should be inflated
A.
B.
C.
D.

before you enter the water


after you enter the water
after one hour in the water
after you notice that your suit is losing buoyancy

SECTION -3
1.

Following should not be done to a person in frostbite.


a.
b.
c.
d.

2.

Procedure to obtain radio medical advice can be found in _____.


a.
b.
c.
d.

3.

Rubbing effected area.


Ask him to rest.
Remove wet cloths
Give him something warm to drink.

First aid box.


Code of safe working procedure.
Safety management manual.
The ship captain medical guide.

EEDI is the Technical measure adopted by IMO to reduce ___.


a.
b.
c.
d.

Greenhouse gas.
SOx
NOx
None of the above

4.
What Agreement of hire called, in which the owner agreed to
transport an agreed volume of cargo over a specific period. The charter
designates cargoes and loading date but owner nominate suitable vessel
which are not normally named in agreement.
a.
b.
c.
d.
5.

Time charter.
Voyage charter.
Bare boat charter.
Contract of frightment.

When performing CPR, we must do chest compression_____.


a.
b.
c.
d.

12 to 15 times/min.
16 to 18 times/min.
2 to 5 times/min.
18 to 19 times/min.

6.
Movement of ship about an imaginary line joining aft and fore
perpendicular is?
a.
b.
c.
d.

Pitching
Heaving
Sway
roll

7.
Which of the following anti fouling paint is an accepted alternative
to now banned TBT based paint.
a.
b.
c.
d.

DOT based anti fouling paint.


Arsenic based anti fouling paint.
Mercury based anti fouling paint.
Copper based anti fouling paint.----ans

8.
Oil or oily mixture discharge into the sea from E/R of ships of 10,000
GRT & above, in special areas is _______.
a.
b.

c.

d.

Not allowed.
Allowed, provided ship is proceeding en route & discharge through oil
filtering equipment with oil content less than 15ppm except in Atlantic
Ocean.----ans
Allowed, provided ship is proceeding en route & discharge through oil
filtering equipment with oil content less than 5ppm except in Atlantic
Ocean.
Allowed but outside 12Nm from the Nearest Land.

9.
Which of the following Convention is also known as Minimum
Standard Convention?
a.

Maritime Labor Convention.

b.
c.
d.

ILO convention no. 147.


STCW Convention 1978.
STCW Convention 1995.

10.
ORB has to be regularly updated without delay and each completed
page has to be _____.
a.
b.
c.
d.

Signed
Signed
Signed
Signed

by
by
by
by

officer in charge and chief engineer.


officer in charge and Master.
chief engineer and master.
chief officer and chief engineer.

11.
Number of maximum sprinkler head in a section should be _____.
(minimum = 150)
a.
b.
c.
d.

200
150
100
250

12.
Each section on a sprinkler system should not contain more than
_____sprinkler heads.
a.
b.
c.
d.

200
150
100
250

24.
First rain water collected over canopy rain water harvesting
arrangement has to be ____.
a.
b.
c.
d.

Rationed to each member.


Given to sick and injured.
Thrown overboard.
Given to any one member.

25. In which of the following condition FD fan of Inert gas generator will
be tripped?
a. Low sea water level in Deck water seal
b. Low sea water level in scrubber tower
(and two more options... there)
26. Under following,which is not mandatory
A. LSA
B. FSS

C. BLU
D. FTP
27. sewage air compressor, freq of starting
A.
B.
C.
D.

A.every 18 hrs
B.Every 24 hrs
C.Continously
D.Once in two weeks

28. the resourse zone, not a security zone is


A.
B.
C.
D.

A.Inland water
B.terristrial water
C.Contigeous areas
D.Continental self---ans

29. Demurrage means


A.
B.
C.
D.

A.Charter to owner before time expired


Charter to owner after time expired
C.owner to charter before time expired
owner to charter after time expired

30. What is to be checked 1st when entering into dry dock?


A.
B.
C.
D.

engine room crane


engine room lift
gantrry crane
all of the above.

31. Intact capacity of foam min capacity.


A.
B.
C.
D.

5lt.
9lt.
20lt.
none

32. Intact stability book is provided by...:


A.
B.
C.
D.

a.. SOLAS
b.. MARPOL
c..Load Line Convention
d.. Load line Protocol

33. Shipboard incineration of which of the following substances is


allowed?
A. Poly chlorinated Biphenyls(PCB s)
B. Refined petroleum products containing halogen residues
C. Sewage sludge

D. Cargo residues(of Annex I, II and III of MARPOL convention)


34. Compliance with which of the following ILO conventions is checked
during Port State Control Inspections?
A.
B.
C.
D.

ILO convention no.134-Prevention of accidents convention


ILO convention no.147- Minimum Standards Convention ----?
ILO convention no.178 -Labor inspection convention
All of the above

35. A coastal can take necessary action on the high seas to mitigate,
prevent or eliminate
danger of OIL pollution to its coastline following a maritime casualty.
Which IMO instrument
guarantees this right to the coastal state?
A.
B.
C.
D.

UNCLOS
MARPOL 73/78
INTERVENTION 1969
London Convention

36. Probably the largest amount of information covering the various


aspects of oil spill response in one place on the net. Which of the following
codes is mandatory for chemical tankers constructed on or after 1July
1986? ( before July 1986 for BCH code)
A. IGC code
B. BCH code
C. IBC code
D. IMDG code
37. A clean ballast tank is one which:(if SBT option A)
a. Is not allowed to carry any oil cargo and solely to be used for the
purpose of carriage
of ballast water
b. Is used for the carriage of oil cargo, but has to be cleaned thoroughly
prior carriage of
ballast water during ballast voyage
c. Is allowed to carry some white and clean oil cargoes and has to be
cleaned up thoroughly
for the carriage of ballast water
d. Is a tank which was previously being used for the carriage of oil cargo,
but was
converted to a ballast tank during last dry-docking, but still has a

common pumping system


for remaining cargo tanks and the converted clean ballast tank
38. A representative sample of fuel oil delivered on board during
bunkering is to be retained on
board ________________________
A. For a period of 6 months
B. Till the time the oil is substantially consumed
C. For a period of 12 months
D. Till the time the oil is substantially consumed but not less than 12
months
39. The validity of which of the following certificates is not 5 years?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Safety equipment certificate


Load line certificate
Tonnage certificate
Safety radio telegraphy certificate

40. U r fighting with fire with jet hose and multiple fire where wil u first
impinge water
a)
b)
c)
d)

Direct jet on mid of fire


Direct gog jet on mid of fire
Top of fire to absorb some heat----ans
Bottom of bulkhed

41) Primary Element Of Isps Part A Mandatory Section Comes Under


A. -SOLAS XI,
B. -MARPOL,
C. -SUA CONVENTION 1988..
42. anti static additives in petroleum products.
A.
B.
C.
D.

Increase conductivity
Reduce conductivity
Increase accumulation of charge
Reduce friction drag

43. what declare under SOLAS convection


A.
B.
C.
D.

CRB
ORB
Procedure and arrangement manual
Bulk carrier booklet

44.what coastal zone can extend beyond 200nm from baseline.

A.
B.
C.
D.

Exclusive economic zone


Continuers zone
Fisher zone
Continental zone

45. DPA requires under


A.
B.
C.
D.

STCW code
ISPC
MARPOL73/78
ISM code

46. latest annex VI incorporate the marpol convention


A.
B.
C.
D.

Annex
Annex
Annex
Annex

6
7
8----?
9

47. minimum no of life bouys of cargo ship of 200m and more.


A.
B.
C.
D.

12
14
18
24

48. EEBD service time


A.
B.
C.
D.

15
10--ans
20
30

49. cause liability of ship occurs in case of loss of life.


A.
B.
C.
D.

CORE 1974
CLC 1969
FUND 1971
LLMC 1976

50. annex I regulation 12 sludge takes concentration


A. Bilge pump to OWS
B. No line direct connection to OBD other than discharge give in regulation
13
C. No direct connection to OBD
D. Have direct connection to OBD all the valve to be close and sealed
51. the presence of toxic gases is measured by

A.
B.
C.
D.

Explosive meter
O2 analyser
LEL
none

52. immersion suit donning time without assistance


A.
B.
C.
D.

30sec
1min
3min
2min

53. Annex I collection of residue tank washing and also oily mixture to be
A.
B.
C.
D.

Bilge tank
Sludge tank
Oily bilge tank
Slop tank

55. class D fire


A.
B.
C.
D.

Fire in metal
Fire in liquid
Fire in electrical system
None

56. minimum capacity of SCBA


A.
B.
C.
D.

1800L
1200L
1500L
600L

57. parent instrument for the mandatory ISM code


A.
B.
C.
D.

SOLAS CH-IV
SOLAS & MARPOL
SOLAS CH-IX
UNCLDS

58. A state party to treaty or convention after the convention been


recognized and signed by other parties and enter into force this action is
called.
A.
B.
C.
D.

Ratification
Acceptance
Approval
Accusation

59. in special areas any discharge of oil and oil mixtures from machinery
spaces

A.
B.
C.
D.

Prohibited
Enroute and min 12NM
En route and min 50NM
En route with oil filtering equipment----ans

60. standard discharge connection flange as per MARPOL ANNEX I


Regulation( od-pcd-th)
A.
B.
C.
D.

200,185,15
215,183,20
205,185,50
200,183,20

DG. SHIPPING SECTION - 4

1.
Recharging a previously used cartridge-operated dry chemical fire
extinguisher is accomplished by ______________.
a. authorized fire equipment servicing personnel only
b. replacing the propellant cartridge and refilling it with pyrotechnic
powder
c. puncturing the cartridge seal after installation
d. recharging the cartridge and then refilling it with powder
2.

A load line for a ship is assigned by the ______________.


a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

Port health inspector


Assessors and Arbitrators
Institute of Marine Engineers
A recognized classification society approved by the Administration.
Company of Master Mariners.

3.
In the event of a galley fire on board a general cargo ship, most dry
chemical or carbon dioxide portable extinguishers are automatically
activated through the action of a stainless steel cable, spring and a
____________.
(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
(e)

fusible link of tritium, gallium arsenide alloy


stack switch with sensors
thermostat of bimetallic type
pyrostat with activation of pyrotechnics
none of the above

4.
The stability of a vessel is normally the greatest when all fuel and
water tanks are full because the _____________.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
5.

center of gravity is lowered


center of buoyancy is lowered
reserve buoyancy is unchanged
hull freeboard is increased

To operate a portable foam fire extinguisher, you should _____________.


(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)

6.

puncture the CO2 cartridge


open the handwheel
pull the pin and squeeze the trigger
turn it upside down and bump the deck

If deck cargo is carried, it should be stowed so that it _____________.


(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
(e)
(f)

is not higher than 30cm above the deck


does not block access to the fire station hydrant---?
will cover no more than 25 % of deck space
will be easily visible from the bridge
is sufficient to enable the cadet to stroll through
gives a clear view to the bridge for navigation

7.
Which of the listed systems related to an engineer's signal alarm
panel is required to be indicated by a continuously illuminated light?
(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)

Deaerating tank low level


Shaft alley bilge high level
Port or starboard steering gear motor running
No. 1 diesel generator low lube oil pressure

8.
Which fire extinguisher is most prone to freezing when stowed in low
temperatures?
(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
9.

Halon 1211
Carbon dioxide
Foam
Dry chemical
Bunker "C", a grade "E" combustible liquid, will _______.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

give off flammable vapors below 800F (26.70C)


have a Reid vapor pressure of 14 psi (96.5 kPa) or more
self-ignite at temperatures below 150F (65.50C)
have a flash point of 150F (65.5C) or more

10.
Which of the following statements describes the advantage of using
a Halon fire extinguisher versus a CO2 fire extinguisher?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
11.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Halon
Halon
Halon
Halon

cools rather than smothers a fire.


is more effective than CO2.
can extinguish combustible metal fires.
is not toxic and safe to breathe under all conditions.

You may improve a vessel's stability by ___________.


keeping the fuel tanks topped off
increasing the free surface effect
keeping the fuel tanks at least half full
keeping at least one fuel tank empty for slops

12.
In order to find out which lifeboat you are assigned, you should look
at the _____________.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
13.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Certificate of Inspection
Muster stations Chart
Ship's Articles
Fire Control Plan

Which of the following statements is true concerning Halon 1301?


The agent is extremely toxic in any concentration.
The agent leaves no residue.
The agent extinguishes a fire by smothering.
All of the above.

14.
What is the usual effect of moving weight from the main deck to a
position lower in the vessel?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

The
The
The
The

stability of the vessel is increased.


trim of the vessel is changed substantially.
stability of the vessel is significantly decreased.
vessel will list in proportion to the volume of the cargo shifted.

15.
The inclining experiment conducted on a merchant ship is the
method for determining the exact location of the __________.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
16.
A.
B.

ship's displacement in seawater


position of the ship's center of gravity
position of the ship's center of buoyancy
position of the ship's metacenter
Vessel stability can be adversely affected by ___________.
increasing the free surface effect
decreasing the free surface effect

C.
D.

ballasting down by the bow


ballasting down by the stern

17.
While wearing a demand-type self-contained breathing apparatus
the alarm bell begins ringing. Which of the following conditions does this
indicate?
A.
B.
C.
D.

There is a 4-5 minute supply of air remaining in the air cylinder.


There is approximately 500 psi (3.5 MPa) of pressure left in the air
cylinder.
The wearer should immediately leave the contaminated area.
All of the above.

18.
You are replacing a section of heavy piping on deck and using a
chain fall to lift the pipe. Which of the following precautions should be
taken to prevent personal injury?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Position several men under the pipe so they can catch it if it falls.
Attach lines to the ends of the pipe and have your helpers steady the load.
Place an old mattress under the hoist to prevent the load from hitting the
deck.
Have a first aid kit at the job site.

19.
With regards to the load line marks, the reason for the placement of
mark "WNA" is ______________.
A.
B.
C.
D.

more severe weather is expected in the North Atlantic in winter


more freeboard is required in the North Atlantic in winter
less draft is allowed in the North Atlantic in winter
all of the above

20.
Many uninspected vessels require load lines to indicate the
maximum ______________.
A.
B.
C.
D.

reserve buoyancy under any condition


amidship's draft to which a vessel can be lawfully submerged
angle of reduced freeboard for subdivision calculations
freeboard for the light ship displacement

21.
The safe and efficient use of the face piece of a demand-type selfcontained breathing apparatus is directly influenced by ____________.
A.
B.
C.
D.

the donning of the facepiece


the stowing of the facepiece
he maintenance of the facepiece
all of the above

22. immediately after abandon ship vessel, look out in life raft for
A. Survivors in water

B. Food and water


C. Land
D. none
23. What is placed on the underside of an inflatable liferaft to help
prevent it from being skidded by the wind or overturned?
A.
B.
C.
D.

A.Ballast bags
B.A keel
C.Strikes
D.Sea anchor

24. Highest body of IMO


A.
B.
C.
D.

Council,
Assembly,
Safety Committee
Pollution prevention committee

25. Executive Body Of IMO


A.
B.
C.
D.

Council,
Assembly,
Safety Committee
Pollution prevention committee
NEW SECTION - 1

1. In the event of a collision, watertight integrity may be lost if


_____________.
(A) the sounding tube cap from a damaged tank is missing
(B) the dogs on a manhole cover are secure
(C) you have recently replaced a gasket in a watertight door
(D) you operate the dewatering system from a flooded compartment
2.The hand break of a life boat which is ___________ ?
A.Manually disengaged when hoisting a boat
B.applied by dropping the counterweighted lever
C.controlled by the centrifugal brake mechanism
D.automatically engaged if lowering speed is excessive

3. 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________.
a. 50 millimeters of water pressure
b. 25 millimeters of water pressure
c. 100 millimeters of water pressure
d. 5 millimeters of water pressure
4. The physical data term on a material safety data sheet (MSDS) hat
indicates if the vapor formed by the material is lighter or heavier than air
is called _______
A. Vapor pressure
B. Vapor gravity
C. Vapor level
D. Vapor density
Which of the following certificates issued to a ship does not have predetermined
validity for limited period?
A. International Load Line Certificate
B. International tonnage certificate (it is valid until ship is sent for scrap.)
C. Cargo Ship safety certificate
D. Safety Management Certificate
which of these devices prevents the back flow of hydrocarbon??
A. pv breaker
B. pv valve
C. deck water seal
D. scrubber

The flammable limit of methane by volume is 5%to 15%,if the


combustible gas indicator reading is 50% when sampling a compartment

containing methane a flammable vapour concentration at the sample point


is
1. 0.5% by volume
2. 2.5% by volume
3. 7.5% by volume
4. 50% by volume
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
Intact stability booklet comes under
1.Solas,
2.Marpol
3.Loadline convention
4.Tonnage convention
2. Jurisdiction over ships in high seas lies with
a. nearest coastal state
b. port state of last port
c. port state of next port
d. flagstate
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
1.100,000DWT(Long tons)
2.100,000DWT(metric tons)
3.50,000DWT(Long tons)

4.50,000DWT(metric tons)
Damage suffered by a passenger in vessel
1.LLMC 1976 Convention
2.LLC 1969
3.Athens convention
4.Fund 1971
Emergency Steering Test and pre- arrival/pre departure steering tests are
requirements under: (solas chapter v reg 26 para 4)
A. COLREG 72
B. SOLAS Chapter V
C. Under USCG rules only in US waters
D. INMARSAT C 1976
Which requirement regarding Oil Record Book Part ???I is correct?
A. All entries are to be signed by Chief engineer and Master
B. All entries are to be signed by Chief engineer and each completed page by the
Master
C. All entries are to be signed by officer or officers in charge concerned and each
completed page by the Master
D. All entries are to be signed by officer or officers in charge concerned, the Chief
engineer and the Master
Which of the following IMO conventions has entered into force?

A. Hong Kong Convention----ans


B. Nairobi WRC 2007 ( for shipwreck in Kenya)
C. BWM Convention 2004
D. Bunkers Convention 2001 *
Post Nox emission test bed trial and approval of an engine, periodic Nox
emission limit verification is normally done by:

A. Emission tests at regular intervals


B. Engine parameters/settings check method
C. By running the engine at full load and sending a sample of exhaust gas for
analysis
D. By checking emission monitors installed on exhaust outlet
APRIL 2013
1. Life raft light usually what type
A. Galvanic Battery
B. Solar
C. Sea Water---ans
D. None
2. ISM code come under
A. SOLAS
B. MARPOL
C. STCW
D. NONE
3. Type of fire detector in machinery space
A. Flame detector
B. Obscuration smoke detector
C. Ionization smoke detector
D. Rise in temperature s-a, m-abc
4. Oily water separator discharge en route
A. 50 NM from nearest land
B. 50 NM from coast line
C. 12 NM from nearest land
D. No such distance criteria----ans
5. In case of frostbite, First aid will be
A. wet cloth remove
B. shoe socks remove
C. clean affected area with warm water
D. None
6. What convention about enter into force
A. Oprc
B. Afs convention
C. Bunker convention
D. Hong kong convention
7. MARPOL Annex 1 and IOPP certificate is mandatory for
A. All types of ships
B. Oil tanker 150 ton dead weight and above
C. All ship 150 ton dead weight and above
D. Oil tanker 150 gross ton and above---aans
8. Clean ballast tank is one which

s-c, m-acd

A.
B.
C.
D.

Not allowed any oil----ans


Carriage oil cargo
Some white and clean oil
Last dry docking converted clean ballast tank

Reporting ???Near misses'??? is encouraged under which maritime instrument?


A. Code of Safe Working Practices
B. ISM code
C. SOLAS Chapter II-2
D. All of the above

Which of the following conditions will allow for a work vest to be substituted for a
lifejacket in the total count of the required lifesaving gear?

A. When it is approved by the Coast Guard

B. When working near or over the water

C. When stowed away from the ring buoys

D. Never

Lifebuoys are subject to which of the following tests?

A. Drop test

B. Fire test

C. Flotation test

D. All of the above

Which of the following should never be done as a precaution against cold


injuries/frost bite?
A. Cover heads and ears
B. Wear several layers of light clothing
C. Rub numb parts of the body to warm them up
D. Keep dry

Which of the following are resource zones and not security zones?
A. Inland waters
B. Territorial seas
C. Contiguous zone
D. Continental shelf---ans

Water Ingress Monitoring Equipment, for detecting water ingress in cargo holds is a
requirement under:
A. MARPOL convention
B. SOLAS Chapter XII----ans
C. BC code
D. BLU code

The most common cooling agent used for fighting fires on tank vessels is
A. carbon dioxide
B. flue gas
C. water
D. steam smothering

Greater the hazard, smaller the parcel size. As per this principle of IBC code what is
the allowable parcel size in Type 1 chemical tankers?
A. 3000 m3
B. 1500 m3
C. 1250 m3 ----ans
D. 1650 m3

Which of the following is considered to be the safest protection from static electric
discharge, when connecting or disconnecting cargo hoses and metal arms?
A. Insulating flange or a length of non-conducting hose
B. Switching off ICCP
C. Ship shore bonding cable
D. None of the above

Who sets the security level of the ship?


A. Ship Security Officer
B. Company Security Officer
C. Port Facility Security Officer
D.