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109: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Vessel "A" is overtaking vessel "B" as shown. Vessel "B" is an air-cushion vessel operating in the nondisplacement mode. In addition to a steady white light which other light will vessel "A" observe on vessel "B"? (DIAGRAM 17 )
N a. Steady green light N b. Flashing red light Y c. Flashing yellow light N d. Flashing white light268: INLAND ONLY Two power-driven vessels are meeting in the situation as shown and will pass within 1/2 mile of each other. Two short blasts from either vessel means __________. (DIAGRAM 37 )
Y a. "I intend to leave you on my starboard side." N b. "I intend to leave you on my port side." N c. "I am altering my course to port." N d. "I am altering my course to starboard."322: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND The vessel whose lights are shown is navigating in a narrow channel. Which statement about this vessel is TRUE? (DIAGRAM 82 )
Y a. It shall not impede the passage of any other vessel navigating within the channel or fairway. N b. It is the stand-on vessel N c. It may anchor in the channel or fairway N d. It shows two balls354: INTERNATIONAL ONLY Two power-driven vessels are crossing within one half mile of each other as shown. Vessel "A" sounds one short blast of the whistle. This signal means __________. (DIAGRAM 42 )
N a. "I intend to leave you on your starboard side" Y b. "I am altering my course to starboard" N c. "I am altering my course to port" N d. None of the above383: INLAND ONLY You are meeting "head on" a tug towing a barge alongside about a mile away. In addition to the white masthead lights which other lights do you see on the tug and tow combined?
N a. One green and one red sidelight on the outside of the unit N b. One green and one red sidelight and a special flashing light N c. Only the green and red sidelights marking each vessel Y d. The green and red sidelights marking each vessel and a special flashing light1000: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You hear the fog signal of another vessel forward of your beam. Risk of collision may exist. You MUST __________.
N a. begin a radar plot N b. stop your engines Y c. take all way off, if necessary N d. All of the above4035: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND When underway in restricted visibility, you might hear, at intervals of two minutes, any of the following fog signals EXCEPT __________.
N a. one prolonged blast N b. two prolonged blasts N c. one prolonged and two short blasts Y d. ringing of a bell for five seconds4042: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A towing vessel pushing a barge ahead and rigidly connected in a composite unit shall show the lights of __________.
N a. a vessel pushing ahead Y b. a power-driven vessel, not towing N c. a barge being pushed ahead N d. either answer A or answer B4077: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel at anchor shall display, between sunrise and sunset, on the forward part of the vessel where it can best be seen __________.
Y a. one black ball N b. two black balls N c. one red ball N d. two orange and white balls4114: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which statement is TRUE concerning the light used with whistle signals?
N a. Use of such a light is required. N b. The light shall have the same characteristics as a masthead light. Y c. It is only used to supplement short blasts of the whistle. N d. All of the above4157: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which vessel may exhibit identifying lights when not actually engaged in her occupation?
N a. A trawler N b. A fishing vessel N c. A tug Y d. None of the above4178: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are underway in fog and you hear one prolonged blast followed by two short blasts. This is a vessel __________.
Y a. towing N b. engaged on pilotage duty N c. aground in a fairway N d. stopped and making no way through the water4183: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND When anchoring a 25-meter vessel at night, you must show __________.
Y a. one all-round white light N b. two all-round white lights N c. one all-round white light and the sidelights N d. the sidelights and a stern light4184: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are approaching another vessel at night. You can see both red and green sidelights and, above the level of the sidelights, three white lights in a vertical line. The vessel may be __________.
N a. not under command Y b. towing a tow more than 200 meters astern N c. trawling N d. underway and dredging4204: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Fog signals, required under the Rules for vessels underway, shall be sounded __________.
N a. only on the approach of another vessel N b. only when vessels are in sight of each other N c. at intervals of not more than one minute Y d. at intervals of not more than two minutes4287: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Fog bell signals for vessels at anchor or aground shall be sounded at intervals of not more than __________.
N a. 15 minutes N b. 5 minutes N c. 2 minutes Y d. 1 minutes4311: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which vessel would show 3 day-shapes in a vertical line, the highest and lowest being balls and the middle shape being a diamond?
N a. Vessel not under command N b. Vessel constrained by her draft N c. Vessel minesweeping Y d. Vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver4339: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Two vessels are in an overtaking situation. Which of the lights on the overtaken vessel will the overtaking vessel see?
N a. Two masthead lights N b. One masthead light and a sidelight N c. Both sidelights Y d. Stern light only4366: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which vessel is a "vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver" under the Rules?
Y a. A vessel mineclearing N b. A vessel engaged in fishing N c. A vessel at anchor N d. A vessel not under command4368: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND In a dense fog you hear a whistle signal ahead of one prolonged blast followed by three short blasts. This signal indicates a __________.
N a. fishing vessel underway trawling Y b. manned vessel being towed N c. pilot vessel underway making a special signal N d. vessel not under command4464: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel not under command, underway but not making way, would show __________.
Y a. two all-round red lights in a vertical line N b. sidelights N c. a stern light N d. All of the above4467: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Under the Rules, the term "vessel" includes __________.
N a. non-self-propelled raft N b. seaplanes N c. hovercrafts Y d. All of the above4572: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are underway in low visibility and sounding fog signals. What changes would you make in the fog signal immediately upon losing propulsion?
N a. Begin sounding two prolonged blasts at two-minute intervals. N b. Begin sounding one prolonged blast followed by three short blasts at two-minute intervals. Y c. Begin sounding one prolonged blast followed by two short blasts at two-minute intervals. N d. No change should be made in the fog signal.4593: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Risk of collision may be deemed to exist __________.
N a. if the compass bearing of an approaching vessel does NOT appreciably change N b. even when an appreciable bearing change is evident, particularly when approaching a vessel at close range N c. if you observe both sidelights of a vessel ahead for an extended period of time Y d. All of the above4644: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel engaged in trawling will show identification lights of __________.
N a. a red light over a white light N b. a white light over a red light Y c. a green light over a white light N d. two red lights in a vertical line4647: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND At night a vessel displaying the lights shown is __________. (DIAGRAM 65 )
N a. fishing Y b. anchored N c. being towed N d. drifting4736: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND In restricted visibility a towed vessel must sound a fog signal when it is _____________ .
N a. the last vessel in the tow Y b. the last vessel in the tow and it is carrying a crew N c. manned, regardless of its position in the tow N d. None of the above are correct4738: 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 Y b. five short and rapid blasts N c. no signal and maneuver at will N d. two short blasts, alter to port, and pass astern8078: INTERNATIONAL ONLY Vessel "A" is overtaking vessel "B" on open waters as shown and will pass without changing course. Vessel "A" __________. (DIAGRAM 17 )
Y a. need not sound any whistle signals N b. should sound two short blasts N c. should sound the danger signal N d. should sound one long blast8087: INTERNATIONAL ONLY Lighting requirements in inland waters are different from those for international waters for __________.
Y a. barges being pushed ahead N b. vessels restricted in their ability to maneuver N c. vessels towing astern N d. barges being towed astern