Safety, Environmental Protection, Ship Construction & Naval Architecture (Set 1)


Multiple Choice Questions


1. A fuel tank on a barge has been certified by a marine chemist as being "Safe for Men" and "Safe for fire." This condition may change if ____________.




2. In the event of an exhaust duct fire, most dry chemical and carbon dioxide, galley range, fixed extinguishing systems areautomatically activated through the action of a stainless steel cable, spring and a ____________.




3. Which of the listed fire extinguishing agents would be suitable for use on an oil fire, but dangerous on an electrical fire?




4. The horizontal fore and aft movement of a vessel is called ____________.




5. Which of the following conditions will allow for a work vest to be substituted for a lifejacket in the total count of the required lifesaving gear?




6. What safety information can be found in the fire control plan that is posted or available in booklet form on your ship?




7. When involved in fighting a fire aboard a ship with an aluminum superstructure, it is important to remember that aluminum structures exposed to the high heat ____________.




8. The fire protection provided for the propulsion motor and generator of a diesel electric drive vessel is usually a ____________.




9. When administering artificial respiration to an adult, the breathing cycle should be repeated about ____________.




10. The most common cooling agent used for fighting fires on tank vessels is ____________.