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126: INLAND ONLY For the purpose of the Inland Navigation Rules, the term "Inland Waters" includes __________.
N a. the waters surrounding any islands of the U.S. Y b. the Great Lakes on the United States side of the boundary N c. the coastline of the United States, out to one mile offshore N d. any lakes within state boundaries175: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You see the display of lights shown. They indicate a vessel __________. (DIAGRAM 71 )
N a. trawling Y b. approaching head-on N c. fishing with nets extending more than 150 meters N d. dredging182: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND At night, you see the display of lights shown. They indicate a(n) __________. (DIAGRAM 74 )
N a. vessel under oars Y b. sailing vessel N c. law enforcement vessel N d. air-cushion vessel185: 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 N c. fishing vessel at anchor Y d. fishing vessel with outlying gear more than 150 meters246: INLAND ONLY You are on vessel "A" as shown in a narrow channel. Vessel "B" sounds two short blasts. If you are in agreement you should __________. (DIAGRAM 32 )
Y a. sound two short blasts N b. sound two prolonged followed by two short blasts N c. not answer the whistle signals from vessel "B" N d. None of the above260: INLAND ONLY A vessel engaged in public safety activities may display an alternately flashing red and yellow light. This special light may be used by a vessel engaged in __________.
Y a. search and rescue N b. restricted in ability to maneuver N c. not under command N d. river bank protection312: INLAND ONLY You see the lights shown while proceeding in a channel. What should you do? (DIAGRAM 85 )
N a. Proceed at full see speed through the two sets of double red lights. N b. Stop the vessel and await the red lights to change to green. Y c. Slow down and pass between the two sets of double red lights. N d. None of the above366: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Two power-driven vessels are crossing as shown. Vessel "A" sounds one short blast on the whistle. Vessel "B" is the __________. (DIAGRAM 42 )
N a. give-way vessel Y b. stand-on vessel N c. overtaking vessel N d. burdened vessel4058: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which factor is listed in the Rules as one which must be taken into account when determining safe speed?
N a. The construction of the vessel Y b. The maneuverability of the vessel N c. The experience of vessel personnel N d. All of the above must be taken into account.4095: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND When underway in a channel, you should keep to the __________.
N a. middle of the channel Y b. starboard side of the channel N c. port side of the channel N d. side of the channel that has the widest turns4102: 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 intentions4167: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel which is "restricted in her ability to maneuver" under the Rules, is a vessel which is __________.
Y a. mineclearing N b. engaged in fishing N c. at anchor N d. not under command4193: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A 20-meter sailing vessel underway must exhibit a __________.
Y a. stern light N b. combined lantern N c. red light over a green light at the masthead N d. All of the above4212: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND While underway your vessel approaches a bend in a river where, due to the bank, you cannot see around the bend. You should __________.
N a. keep to the starboard side of the channel and sound one short blast N b. sound the danger signal Y c. sound one prolonged blast N d. slow your vessel to bare steerageway4272: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A power-driven vessel, when towing another vessel astern shall show the light(s) in Diagram __________. (DIAGRAMS 46, 54, 60 )
N a. 75 Y b. 60 N c. 54 N d. 464272: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A power-driven vessel, when towing another vessel astern shall show the light(s) in Diagram __________. (DIAGRAMS 46, 54, 60 )
N a. 75 Y b. 60 N c. 54 N d. 464372: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are the stand-on vessel in a crossing situation. If you think the give-way vessel is NOT taking sufficient action to avoid collision, you should sound __________.
N a. one short blast and maintain course N b. two short blasts, alter to port, and pass astern N c. no signal and maneuver at will Y d. the danger signal4411: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND For the purpose of the Rules, except where otherwise required, the term __________.
Y a. "vessel" includes seaplanes N b. "seaplane" includes nondisplacement craft N c. "vessel engaged in fishing" includes a vessel fishing with trolling lines N d. "vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver" includes fishing vessels4415: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which signal may be used by a vessel that is in doubt as to whether sufficient action is being taken by another vessel to avoid collision?
N a. A continuous sounding of the fog horn N b. Firing a gun every minute Y c. Five or more short rapid blasts on the whistle N d. One prolonged blast on the whistle4431: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel 50 meters in length at anchor must sound which fog signal?
Y a. 5-second ringing of a bell every minute N b. 5-second ringing of a bell every two minutes N c. 5-second sounding of a gong every minute N d. 5-second sounding of both a bell and gong every two minutes4433: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which vessel is NOT to be regarded as "restricted in her ability to maneuver"?
N a. A vessel transferring provisions while underway Y b. A pushing vessel and a vessel being pushed when connected in a composite unit N c. A vessel servicing a navigation mark N d. A vessel launching aircraft4481: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND While underway in fog, you hear the rapid ringing of a bell for about five seconds followed by the sounding of a gong for about five seconds. This signal came from a __________.
N a. vessel engaged in fishing at anchor N b. sailing vessel at anchor Y c. vessel 150 meters in length at anchor N d. vessel aground4538: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND What is a vessel "restricted in her ability to maneuver"?
N a. A vessel not under command N b. A vessel constrained by her draft N c. A vessel underway in fog Y d. A vessel towing unable to deviate from her course4652: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel displaying the day-shapes shown is __________. (DIAGRAM 18 )
N a. towing astern with a tow greater than 200 meters in length N b. not under command Y c. dredging N d. carrying dangerous cargo4699: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND What is the identity signal which may be sounded by a vessel engaged on pilotage duty in fog?
N a. 2 short blasts N b. 3 short blasts Y c. 4 short blasts N d. 5 short blasts4863: 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.5350: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel using a traffic separation scheme shall __________.
Y a. avoid anchoring in areas near the termination of the scheme N b. avoid crossing traffic lanes, but if obliged to do so, shall cross on as small an angle as is practical N c. only anchor in the separation zone N d. use the separation zone for navigating through the scheme if she is hindering other traffic due to her slower speed8006: INTERNATIONAL ONLY The International Rules of the Road apply __________.
N a. to all waters which are not inland waters N b. only to waters outside the territorial waters of the United States N c. only to waters where foreign vessels travel Y d. upon the high seas and connecting waters navigable by seagoing vessels8019: INTERNATIONAL ONLY If a vessel displays three all-round red lights in a vertical line at night, during the day she may show __________.
N a. three balls in a vertical line Y b. a cylinder N c. two diamonds in a vertical line N d. two cones, apexes together8082: INTERNATIONAL ONLY Which statement is TRUE concerning light signals?
N a. The time between flashes shall be about five seconds. N b. The light signals are to be used when not using sound signals. Y c. The time between successive signals shall be not less than ten seconds. N d. All of the above