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49: INLAND ONLY A power-driven vessel, when leaving a dock or berth, is required to sound __________.
N a. four short blasts N b. one long blast Y c. one prolonged blast N d. No signal is required.103: INLAND ONLY Which light display would mark the opening in a pipeline where vessels could pass through?
N a. Three red lights in a vertical line on each side of the opening Y b. Two red lights in a vertical line on each side of the opening N c. Three white lights in a vertical line on each side of the opening N d. Two white lights in a vertical line on each side of the opening104: INLAND ONLY Which light(s) shall be shown at night on a moored barge which reduces the navigable width of any channel to less than 80 meters?
Y a. Two unobstructed all-round white lights N b. Two yellow lights in a vertical line at the stern N c. A red light placed on all four corners N d. A red light placed on the two corners farthest from the bank190: INLAND ONLY At night, you see the lights shown. They are shown on a __________. (DIAGRAM 75 )
N a. barge being pushed ahead N b. barge being towed astern Y c. tug pushing a barge ahead N d. tug towing a barge astern232: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Vessel "A" is overtaking vessel "B" as shown. Vessel "B" __________. (DIAGRAM 17 )
N a. should change course to the right N b. should slow down until vessel "A" has passed Y c. should hold her course and speed N d. may steer various courses and vessel "A" must keep clear389: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You see ONLY the light shown. This could be a vessel __________. (DIAGRAM 80 )
N a. not under command N b. engaged in fishing Y c. under oars N d. towing393: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You see ONLY the light shown. This could be a __________. (DIAGRAM 80 )
Y a. sailing vessel N b. vessel on pilotage duty N c. vessel engaged in fishing N d. power-driven vessel4030: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND The NAVIGATION RULES define a "vessel not under command" as a vessel which __________.
N a. from the nature of her work is unable to keep out of the way of another vessel Y b. through some exceptional circumstance is unable to maneuver as required by the rules N c. by taking action contrary to the rules has created a special circumstance situation N d. is moored, aground or anchored in a fairway4054: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel is "engaged in fishing" when __________.
N a. her gear extends more than 100 meters from the vessel N b. she is using any type of gear, other than lines Y c. she is using fishing apparatus which restricts her maneuverability N d. she has any fishing gear on board4061: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Vessels "A" and "B" are crossing as shown. Which statement is TRUE? (DIAGRAM 26 )
N a. The vessels should pass starboard to starboard. N b. Vessel "B" should pass under the stern of vessel "A". N c. Vessel "B" should alter course to the right. Y d. Vessel "A" must keep clear of vessel "B".4101: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which statement is TRUE concerning the danger signal?
Y a. When any vessel fails to understand the intentions of an approaching vessel she must sound the danger signal. N b. Only the stand-on vessel can sound the danger signal. N c. Distress signals may be used in place of the danger signal. N d. The danger signal consists of 4 or more short blasts of the whistle.4109: 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 minutes4140: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND The rule regarding look-outs applies __________.
N a. in restricted visibility N b. between dusk and dawn N c. in heavy traffic Y d. All of the above4165: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which statement is TRUE of a 30-meter sailing vessel underway?
Y a. She must show sidelights and a stern light in restricted visibility. N b. She may show an all-round white light at the top of the mast. N c. She need not show a stern light if she is showing all-round lights on the mast. N d. If she is using propelling machinery, she shall show forward a shape consisting of two cones, apexes together.4265: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND While underway and pushing a barge ahead, your vessel enters a heavy rain storm. You should sound __________.
N a. a prolonged blast every two minutes N b. two prolonged blasts every two minutes Y c. one prolonged and two short blasts every two minutes N d. one prolonged and three short blasts every two minutes4327: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Two vessels are approaching each other near head on. What action should be taken to avoid collision?
N a. The first vessel to sight the other should give way. N b. The vessel making the slower speed should give way. Y c. Both vessels should alter course to starboard. N d. Both vessels should alter course to port.4329: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Your vessel is 25 meters long and anchored in restricted visibility. You are required to sound the proper fog signal at intervals of not more than __________.
N a. 30 seconds Y b. one minute N c. two minutes N d. three minutes4378: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND While you are underway, navigation lights must be displayed on your vessel __________.
Y a. during all periods of restricted visibility N b. at all times N c. at night only when other vessels may be in the area N d. at night only when vessels are detected on radar4389: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND An overtaking situation at night would be one in which one vessel sees which light(s) of a vessel ahead?
N a. Masthead lights and sidelights N b. One sidelight, the masthead lights and stern light N c. Both sidelights Y d. Stern light4660: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND In fog you observe your radar and determine that risk of collision exists with a vessel which is 2 miles off your port bow. You should __________.
N a. stop your engines N b. sound the danger signal at two-minute intervals N c. hold course and speed until the other vessel is sighted Y d. take avoiding action as soon as possible4663: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which statement is TRUE regarding equipment for bell & gong signals?
N a. A vessel of less than 12 meters in length need not have any sound signaling equipment. Y b. Manual sounding of the signals must always be possible. N c. Any vessel over 12 meters in length must be provided with a gong. N d. Signals must be able to be sounded manually and automatically.4724: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND At night, a vessel displaying the lights shown is __________. (DIAGRAM 65 )
N a. trawling N b. not under command Y c. anchored N d. drifting4825: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND What is a light signal authorized by the Secretary of the Navy as an additional navigational light for a ship of war?
N a. Two yellow lights in a vertical line for a carrier launching aircraft N b. Green masthead and yardarm lights for a vessel engaged in mineclearing operations Y c. Flashing amber beacon for submarines N d. Yellow flares indicating torpedo firing exercises4850: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND The Rules state that risk of collision shall be deemed to exist __________.
N a. whenever two vessels are on opposite courses N b. whenever a vessel crosses ahead of the intended track of another vessel Y c. if the bearing of an approaching vessel does not appreciably change N d. if one vessel approaches another so as to be overtaking4863: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A sailing vessel is proceeding along a narrow channel and can safely navigate ONLY inside the channel. The sailing vessel approaches a vessel engaged in fishing. Which statement is TRUE?
N a. The fishing vessel must sound the danger signal. Y b. The fishing vessel shall not impede the passage of the sailing vessel. N c. Each vessel should move to the edge of the channel on her port side. N d. Both vessels should be displaying the signal for a vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver.4873: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND In a crossing situation on open waters, a sailing vessel shall keep out of the way of all the following vessels EXCEPT a vessel __________.
N a. not under command N b. restricted in her ability to maneuver Y c. engaged in towing N d. fishing6560: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel using a traffic separation scheme is forbidden to __________.
Y a. proceed through an inappropriate traffic lane N b. engaged in fishing in the separation zone N c. cross a traffic lane N d. enter the separation zone, even in a emergency8051: INTERNATIONAL ONLY A vessel constrained by her draft may display __________.
Y a. three all-round red lights N b. two 225° red lights N c. three all-round blue lights N d. two 225° blue lights8074: INTERNATIONAL ONLY Two prolonged blasts followed by one short blast on the whistle is a signal which would be sounded by a vessel __________.
Y a. overtaking another in a narrow channel N b. anchored N c. engaged in mineclearance N d. engaged in fishing8111: INTERNATIONAL ONLY Your vessel is backing out of a slip in a harbor. Visibility is restricted. You should sound __________.
Y a. one prolonged blast only N b. one prolonged blast followed by three short blasts when the last line is taken aboard N c. one prolonged blast followed by three short blasts when leaving the slip N d. the danger signal