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51: INLAND ONLY Which statement is TRUE concerning the Inland Navigation Rules?
Y a. They list requirements for Traffic Separation Schemes. N b. They define moderate speed. N c. They require communication by radiotelephone to reach a passing agreement. N d. All of the above54: INLAND ONLY A barge more than 50 meters long would be required to show how many white anchor lights when anchored in a Secretary approved "special anchorage area"?
N a. 1 Y b. 2 N c. 3 N d. None82: INLAND ONLY A vessel leaving a dock or berth must sound a prolonged blast of the whistle only if __________.
N a. other vessels can be seen approaching Y b. she is a power-driven vessel N c. visibility is restricted N d. her engines are going astern104: 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 bank260: 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 protection265: INTERNATIONAL ONLY You are on a power-driven vessel "I" as shown. Vessel "II" is a vessel engaged in fishing. The vessels will pass within 1/2 mile of each other. Which action should you take? (DIAGRAM 36 )
N a. Hold course and speed without giving a signal. N b. Sound the danger signal and slow to moderate speed. Y c. Sound one short blast, turn to starboard. N d. Sound one short blast and hold course and speed.267: INTERNATIONAL ONLY Two power-driven vessels are meeting in the situation as shown. Two short blasts from either vessel means __________. (DIAGRAM 37 )
N a. "I am altering my course to starboard." N b. "I intend to leave you on my port side." Y c. "I am altering my course to port." N d. "I am operating astern propulsion."301: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel displaying the lights shown is a vessel __________. (DIAGRAM 79 )
N a. engaged in submarine operations N b. dredging N c. engaged in fishing Y d. towing astern327: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Diagram "A" shows the arc of visibility of a __________. (DIAGRAM 23 )
N a. white masthead light N b. green sidelight Y c. red sidelight N d. stern light338: 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. Vessel "B" should sound __________. (DIAGRAM 42 )
N a. one prolonged, one short, one prolonged and one short blasts Y b. one short blast N c. two prolonged blasts followed by one short blast N d. two short blasts397: INTERNATIONAL ONLY Which signal may be sounded ONLY by vessels in restricted visibility?
N a. At least five short and rapid blasts Y b. Four short blasts N c. One prolonged, one short, one prolonged, and one short blast, in that order N d. Two short blasts4114: 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 above4124: 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.4141: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND While underway and towing, your vessel enters fog. Which fog signal should you sound?
N a. One prolonged blast N b. Two prolonged blasts Y c. One prolonged blast and two short blasts N d. Three distinct blasts4193: 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 above4219: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Your 15-meter vessel is crossing a narrow channel and a large cargo vessel to port is within the channel and crossing your course. You must __________.
N a. hold course and speed N b. sound the danger signal N c. initiate an exchange of passing signals Y d. do not cross the channel if you might impede the other vessel4255: 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 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 maneuver4332: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are the stand-on vessel in a crossing situation. You may hold your course and speed until __________.
N a. the other vessel takes necessary action N b. the other vessel gets to within half a mile of your vessel Y c. action by the give-way vessel alone will not prevent collision N d. the other vessel gets to within a quarter mile of your vessel4345: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel showing a green light over a white light in a vertical line above the level of the sidelights is __________.
N a. engaged in underwater construction N b. under sail and power N c. a pilot vessel Y d. trawling4354: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND At night, a power-driven vessel less than 12 meters in length may, instead of the normal navigation lights, show sidelights and one __________.
Y a. white light N b. yellow light N c. flashing white light N d. flashing yellow light4385: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND To be considered "engaged in fishing" according to the Rules of the Road, a vessel must be __________.
Y a. using fishing apparatus which restricts maneuverability N b. using trolling lines N c. power-driven N d. showing lights or shapes for a vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver4387: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND An overtaking situation would be one in which one vessel is approaching another from more than how many degrees abaft the beam?
N a. 0° N b. 10° Y c. 22.5° N d. None of the above4528: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which vessel is to sound a fog signal of one prolonged followed by two short blasts?
N a. A vessel not under command N b. A sailing vessel, underway N c. A vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver when carrying out her work at anchor Y d. All of the above4530: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which statement is TRUE concerning a partly submerged vessel being towed?
N a. It must show a yellow light at each end. N b. It will show red lights along its length. Y c. A diamond shape will be carried at the aftermost extremity of the tow. N d. All of the above4585: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND While underway at night you are coming up on a vessel from astern. What lights would you expect to see?
N a. Red and green sidelights N b. Two white lights N c. One white light and red and green sidelights Y d. One white light4650: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which lights would be shown at night by a vessel which is restricted in her ability to deviate from her course?
N a. Three red lights in a vertical line N b. Three white lights in a vertical line N c. Three lights in a vertical line, the highest and lowest white and the middle red Y d. Three lights in a vertical line, the highest and lowest red and the middle white4718: BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel displaying the lights shown could be a vessel __________. (DIAGRAM 56 )
N a. fishing at anchor Y b. dredging while underway N c. transferring dangerous cargo at a berth N d. restricted in her ability to maneuver, underway but not making way8111: 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 signal8127: INTERNATIONAL ONLY Which statement is TRUE, according to the Rules?
N a. A vessel constrained by her draft shall keep out of the way of a vessel engaged in fishing. Y b. A vessel engaged in fishing while underway shall, so far as possible, keep out of the way of a vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver. N c. A vessel not under command shall avoid impeding the safe passage of a vessel constrained by her draft. N d. A vessel not under command shall keep out of the way of a vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver.