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60: INLAND ONLY Two vessels are meeting on a clear day and will pass less than half a mile apart. In this situation whistle signals __________.
N a. must be exchanged N b. may be exchanged Y c. must be exchanged if passing agreements have not been made by radio N d. must be exchanged only if course changes are necessary by either vessel78: INLAND ONLY Under the Inland Navigation Rules, what is the meaning of a one short blast signal used when meeting another vessel?
N a. "I am turning to starboard." N b. "I am turning to port." N c. "I intend to leave you on my starboard side." Y d. "I intend to leave you on my port side."153: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are underway at night and you sight the lights shown. You know these lights indicate a __________. (DIAGRAM 47 )
N a. fishing vessel engaged in fishing N b. trawler dragging nets Y c. sailing vessel N d. dredge at work158: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND The lights shown are exhibited by a vessel __________. (DIAGRAM 49 )
N a. dredging while underway Y b. not under command N c. engaged in trawling N d. engaged in mineclearance187: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are in charge of a power-driven vessel making way in dense fog. You observe what appears to be another vessel on radar half a mile distant on your port bow and closing. You must __________.
N a. sound the danger signal N b. exchange passing signals Y c. sound one prolonged blast N d. sound one short, one prolonged, and one short blast234: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Vessel "A" is overtaking vessel "B" as shown. Which color light will vessel "A" observe on vessel "B"? (DIAGRAM 17 )
N a. Green Y b. White N c. Flashing red N d. Yellow over yellow266: INLAND ONLY Two power-driven vessels are meeting in a narrow channel on the Great Lakes as shown. Vessel "A" is downbound with a following current. Vessel "B" shall __________. (DIAGRAM 37 )
N a. propose the manner of passage N b. have the right of way N c. initiate the maneuvering signals Y d. None of the above341: INLAND ONLY Two power-driven vessels are crossing within a half a mile of each other as shown. Vessel "A" sounds one short blast on the whistle. This signal means __________. (DIAGRAM 42 )
Y a. "I intend to leave you on my port side" N b. "I intend to overtake you on your port side" N c. "I am altering my course to starboard" N d. None of the above388: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Lighting requirements in inland waters are different from those in international waters for __________.
N a. barges being pushed ahead N b. vessels being towed alongside N c. vessels pushing ahead Y d. All of the above4022: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A sailing vessel underway may exhibit __________.
Y a. a red light over a green light at the masthead N b. a green light over a red light at the masthead N c. two white lights in a vertical line at the stern N d. an all-round white light at the bow4038: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A bell is used to sound a fog signal for a __________.
N a. power-driven vessel underway Y b. sailing vessel at anchor N c. vessel engaged in fishing N d. vessel not under command4100: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A 45-meter vessel is pulling a 210-meter tow. She may exhibit __________.
N a. a masthead light forward, and two masthead lights in a vertical line aft Y b. three masthead lights forward and one aft N c. two masthead lights forward and no after masthead light N d. three masthead lights aft and none forward4115: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND What is the minimum sound signaling equipment required aboard a vessel 24 meters in length?
N a. A bell only N b. A whistle only Y c. A bell and a whistle N d. Any means of making an efficient sound signal4164: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND While underway in fog you hear a whistle signal consisting of one prolonged blast followed immediately by two short blasts. This signal is sounded in fog by __________.
N a. vessels at anchor, not engaged in fishing Y b. vessels underway and towing N c. vessels in danger N d. pilot vessels4279: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are watching another vessel approach and her compass bearing is not changing. This means that __________.
N a. you are the stand-on vessel Y b. a risk of collision exists N c. a special circumstances situation exists N d. the other vessel is dead in the water4284: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which statement is true concerning a vessel equipped with operational radar?
N a. The Master of the vessel must be on the bridge when the radar is in use. N b. The radar equipment is only required to be used in restricted visibility. N c. The use of a radar excuses a vessel from the need of a look-out. Y d. This equipment must be used to obtain early warning of risk of collision.4335: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND At night a vessel displaying the lights shown is __________. (DIAGRAM 82 )
N a. sailing Y b. fishing N c. a pilot boat N d. anchored4410: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND The rules state that vessels may depart from the requirements of the Rules when __________.
N a. there are no other vessels around N b. operating in a narrow channel N c. the Master enters it in the ship's log Y d. necessary to avoid immediate danger4412: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel displaying the lights shown is __________. (DIAGRAM 44 )
N a. towing N b. conducting underwater survey operations N c. drifting Y d. aground4441: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND At night, power-driven vessels less than 12 meters in length may, instead of the underway lights for vessels under 50 meters, show which lights?
N a. Sidelights and stern light Y b. One all-round white light and sidelights N c. Masthead light only N d. Stern light only4489: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which statement is TRUE concerning a vessel of 150 meters in length, at anchor?
N a. She may show an all-round white light where it can best be seen. Y b. She must show all-round white lights forward and aft. N c. The showing of working lights is optional. N d. None of the above4526: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which statement is TRUE concerning risk of collision?
N a. Risk of collision never exists if the compass bearing of the other vessel is changing. Y b. Proper use shall be made of radar equipment to determine risk of collision. N c. Risk of collision must be determined before any action can be taken by a vessel. N d. Risk of collision exists if the vessels will pass within half a mile of each other.4536: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND If a sailing vessel with the wind on the port side sees a sailing vessel to windward and cannot tell whether the other vessel has the wind on the port or starboard side, she shall __________.
N a. hold course and speed N b. sound the danger signal Y c. keep out of the way of the other vessel N d. turn to port and come into the wind4575: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel is overtaking when she can see which light(s) of a vessel ahead?
Y a. Only the stern light of the vessel N b. One sidelight and a masthead light of the vessel N c. Only a sidelight of the vessel N d. The masthead lights of the vessel4595: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which vessel, when anchored at night, would NOT be required to show anchor lights?
N a. A power-driven vessel N b. A vessel on pilotage duty Y c. A vessel dredging N d. A vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver4597: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel not under command shall display __________.
Y a. two red lights at night and two black balls during daylight N b. two red lights at night and three black balls during daylight N c. three red lights at night and two black balls during daylight N d. three red lights at night and three black balls during daylight6570: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A traffic separation zone is that part of a traffic separation scheme which __________.
N a. is between the scheme and the nearest land N b. contains all the traffic moving in one direction N c. is designated as an anchorage area Y d. separates traffic proceeding in one direction from traffic proceeding in the opposite direction8026: INTERNATIONAL ONLY You are in sight of another vessel in a crossing situation, and the other vessel sounds one short blast. You are going to hold course and speed. You should __________.
N a. answer with one short blast N b. answer with two short blasts N c. sound the danger signal Y d. sound no whistle signal8044: INTERNATIONAL ONLY In international waters, you are on Vessel "I" in the situation as shown. Vessel "II" sounds one short blast. Which action should you take? (DIAGRAM 36 )
N a. Sound one short blast and hold course and speed. Y b. Hold course and speed N c. Sound one short blast and slow down or turn to starboard. N d. Sound two short blasts, slow down and turn to port8076: INTERNATIONAL ONLY You are underway in a narrow channel, and you are being overtaken by a vessel astern. After the overtaking vessel sounds the proper signal indicating his intention to pass your vessel on your starboard side, you signal your agreement by sounding __________.
N a. two prolonged followed by two short blasts Y b. one prolonged, one short, one prolonged, and one short blast N c. one short blast N d. two prolonged blasts