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26: INLAND ONLY A law enforcement boat may display a __________.
N a. blue flag Y b. flashing blue light N c. flashing red light N d. flashing amber light186: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You see the display of lights shown. It could be a __________. (DIAGRAM 54 )
N a. pilot vessel with a motor launch alongside N b. fishing vessel adrift and fishing with handlines Y c. fishing vessel making way N d. dredge making way240: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Vessel "A" is overtaking vessel "B" as shown and will pass without changing course. Which light will vessel "A" observe on vessel "B"? (DIAGRAM 17 )
N a. yellow towing light Y b. white stern light N c. green sidelight N d. None of the above274: INLAND ONLY While underway you sight the lights shown with the yellow lights flashing, you should __________. (DIAGRAM 81 )
N a. wait until the vessel ahead crosses your bow N b. stop until the red lights turn green Y c. pass between the two sets of vertical red lights N d. proceed leaving all the lights on your starboard side280: INLAND ONLY While underway you sight the lights shown with the yellow lights flashing. The lights displayed should be __________. (DIAGRAM 81 )
N a. visible for at least one mile N b. flashing at intervals of 120 flashes per minute N c. more than 50 meters apart Y d. visible at night and during periods of restricted visibility284: INLAND ONLY While underway you sight the lights shown with the yellow lights flashing. The lights displayed are from a __________. (DIAGRAM 81 )
N a. vessel aground N b. mine clearance vessel N c. vessel not under command Y d. dredge pipeline4060: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel approaching your vessel from 235° relative is in what type of situation?
N a. Meeting Y b. Overtaking N c. Crossing N d. Passing4102: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A distress signal __________.
N a. consists of 5 or more short blasts of the fog signal apparatus Y b. may be used separately or with other distress signals N c. consists of the raising and lowering of a large white flag N d. is used to indicate doubt about another vessel's intentions4109: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel towing in fog shall sound a fog signal of __________.
N a. one prolonged blast every one minute N b. two prolonged blasts every two minutes Y c. one prolonged and two short blasts every two minutes N d. one prolonged blast every two minutes4120: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel engaged in fishing during the day would show __________.
N a. one black ball N b. two cones with bases together N c. a cone, apex downward Y d. two cones, apexes together4124: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Vessel "A" is underway and pushing ahead when vessel "B" is sighted off the starboard bow as shown. Which vessel is the stand-on vessel? (DIAGRAM 28 )
N a. Vessel "A" is the stand-on vessel because it is to port. N b. Vessel "A" is the stand-on vessel because it is pushing ahead. Y c. Vessel "B" is the stand-on vessel because it is to starboard of vessel "A". N d. Neither vessel is the stand-on vessel.4161: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A continuous sounding of a fog-signal apparatus indicates __________.
Y a. the vessel is in distress N b. the vessel has completed loading dangerous cargo N c. it is safe to pass N d. the vessel is anchored4215: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND An inconspicuous, partly submerged vessel or object being towed, where the length of tow is 100 meters, shall show __________.
N a. yellow lights at each end N b. two red lights in a vertical line N c. a black ball Y d. a diamond shape4253: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A pilot vessel on pilotage duty shall show identity lights __________.
N a. at any time while underway N b. while at anchor N c. while alongside a vessel Y d. All of the above4255: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A stand-on vessel in a crossing situation is allowed to take action when __________.
N a. on a collision course N b. the vessels will pass within one mile Y c. it becomes apparent to her that the give-way vessel is not taking appropriate action N d. the relative speed of the vessels indicates collision in less than six minutes4269: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND All of the following are distress signals under the Rules EXCEPT __________.
Y a. International Code Signal "AA" N b. orange-colored smoke N c. red flares N d. the repeated raising and lowering of outstretched arms4337: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel showing a yellow light over a white light at night is a vessel __________.
N a. engaged in piloting Y b. towing astern N c. engaged in fishing N d. in distress4341: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND On open water, a vessel fishing is in a crossing situation with a vessel sailing located on the fishing vessel's starboard side. Which vessel is the stand-on vessel?
N a. The fishing vessel because it is to port of the sailing vessel. Y b. The fishing vessel because it is fishing. N c. The sailing vessel because it is to starboard of the fishing vessel. N d. The sailing vessel because it is sailing.4362: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel underway and fishing shall keep out of the way of a __________.
N a. power-driven vessel underway Y b. vessel not under command N c. vessel sailing N d. vessel engaged on pilotage duty4456: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND What is the required fog signal for a manned vessel being towed at night?
N a. One prolonged followed by one short blast Y b. One prolonged followed by three short blasts N c. One prolonged followed by two short blasts N d. Two prolonged blasts4461: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND During the day, a vessel with a tow over 200 meters in length will show __________.
N a. a black ball Y b. a diamond shape N c. two cones, apexes together N d. one cone, apex upward4506: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A lantern combining the sidelights and stern light MAY be shown on a __________.
N a. sailing vessel of 25 meters in length N b. 20-meter vessel engaged in fishing and making way N c. 25-meter power-driven vessel engaged in trolling Y d. 6-meter vessel under oars4613: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Working lights shall be used to illuminate the decks of a vessel __________.
Y a. over 100 meters at anchor N b. not under command N c. constrained by her draft N d. Any of the above4834: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND To be considered "engaged in fishing" under the Rules, a vessel must be __________.
N a. power-driven N b. showing lights or shapes for a vessel restricted in its ability to maneuver N c. using nets Y d. using fishing apparatus which restricts maneuverability4870: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND When do the Rules require both vessels to change course?
N a. Any time the danger signal is sounded N b. When two power-driven vessels are crossing and it is apparent to the stand-on vessel that the give-way vessel is not taking appropriate action Y c. When two power-driven vessels are meeting head-on N d. All of the above8052: INTERNATIONAL ONLY Two power-driven vessels are meeting. A two blast whistle signal by either vessel means __________.
N a. "I intend to alter course to port" N b. "I desire to pass starboard to starboard" N c. "I desire to pass port to port" Y d. "I am altering course to port"8053: INTERNATIONAL ONLY A 20-meter power-driven vessel pushing ahead or towing alongside will display __________.
N a. a single white light forward Y b. two masthead lights in a vertical line N c. two towing lights in a vertical line N d. two all-round red lights where they can best be seen8058: INTERNATIONAL ONLY Which vessel is to keep out of the way of the others?
N a. A vessel constrained by her draft N b. A vessel engaged in underwater operations Y c. A vessel engaged in trawling N d. A vessel not under command8084: INTERNATIONAL ONLY While underway at night, a power-driven vessel of less than 7 meters in length, whose maximum speed which does not exceed 7 knots, may show __________.
N a. sidelights combined in a single lantern, only N b. an all-round flashing yellow light, only Y c. one all-round white light, only N d. a lantern showing a white light exhibited in sufficient time to prevent collision, only8120: INTERNATIONAL ONLY A light used to signal passing intentions must be an __________.
N a. all-round yellow light only Y b. all-round white light only N c. all-round blue light only N d. alternating red and yellow light