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DECK GENERAL (Boat Handling) Quiz

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One of the following statements is accurate concerning vessel stability. The accurate statement is:

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Which statement is accurate regarding a “tender” vessel that rolls slowly and sluggishly?

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You are approaching a dock with your vessel. If possible, you should:

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If a water tank, which is below the vessel’s center of gravity, is filled with sea water, the affect would be:

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You are driving your vessel in a following sea. The tendency of the vessel would be to:

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You can control your vessel’s yawing in a following sea by:

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A wedge of water that builds up between the head of a barge and the bank is called:

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Your engines are stopped and your vessel is hove to in heavy seas. What is the best method to prevent broaching?

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Which of the following could be used to construct an emergency sea anchor?

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Yawing can be reduced or controlled by:

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A temporary repair to a hull leak can be done by:

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Which of the following would not reduce yawing of a tow?

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The visibility of lights would be affected most by:

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A United States Coast Guard patrol boat approaches your vessel with a “heave to” command. What does this mean?

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What is the beam of a vessel?

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The term “displacement” of a vessel refers to the:

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Where is a vessel’s quarter located?

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Your vessel could capsize most easily in which situation?

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A single screw vessel is more difficult to maneuver than a twin-screw vessel because a twin-screw vessel:

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While in rough weather and heading into the sea you realize that you have too much weight forward. Your small vessel could:

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You are in a narrow channel passing another vessel port to port. What should you expect your vessel to do as your bow approaches the screw(s) of the other vessel?

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Steering control of your vessel can be kept best under normal conditions when the vessel has:

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In relation to the turning circle of a ship, “advance” means the distance:

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Your single screw vessel is in a narrow channel. What effect would “bank suction” have?

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You are operating a twin-screw vessel and lose your port engine. You continue using your starboard engine only. Which action would you take to steer your vessel ahead in a straight line?

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You are in a following sea. How could you reduce yawing?

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Where is the pivot point of a vessel going ahead?

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When your vessel’s propeller makes one revolution, the forward movement is measured by:

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The “lee side” of a vessel is:

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Working a vessel into a slip is best done:

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