PSSR Exit Exam Question and Answer Set-3

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1. Ground garbage which will be discharged into sea , must be able to pass through a screen with a mesh size no longer than

a. 25 millimeter's

b. 50 millimeter's

c. 75 millimeter's

d. 100 millimeter's

2. During fueling operation, which of the listed precautions should be taken when topping off fuel tanks ?

a. Reduce the pumping rate by closing the deck filling valve

b. Close all overflow valves

c. Place 5 gallon containers under all flange connections in the fuel line

d.  Reduce the pumping rate and sound tanks frequently

3. Answering signals made by life-saving stations when signals seen from a ship by day are

a.  Orange smoke signal

b.  Parachute rocket

c. Hand flare

d.  Back ball

4. The person steering the ship when required is

a.  Able seaman

b. Cadet

c. Third officer

d. Second officer

5. The Ism code requires work procedures which ensure performance

a. Superior

b. Profitable

c. Safe

d. Excellent

6. The poop deck is located

a.  Adjacent to the steering flat

b. Fore part of the ship

c. Above the bridge

d. Above the engine room

7. The international distress, safety and calling frequency is channel

a. 16

b. 18

c. 22

d. 13

8.  If more than one life raft is manned after the vessel has sunk, what action will aid in your recue ?

a. Each raft should go in a different direction in search of land

b. The possibility of a search aircraft finding you is increased by spreading out

c. Tie each of the rafts together and try to stay in a single group

d. Reduce the number of life raft

9.  If it was required to abandon ship, you should

a. Push all passengers to slip into the water or life raft

b. Assist the passengers to slip into the water or life raft

c. Get all passengers off before inflating the life raft

d. Jump into the water first to encourage passengers to follow you

10.  A muster station list includes

a. The place of emergency assembly

b. The emergency signals used by the vessel

c. The allocation of lifeboats for passengers only

d. The allowance of personal property you can take


11. When should the control of flooding of your vessel be addressed ?

a. Only if a threat exists

b. Following control of fire

c. Following restoration of vital services

d. First

12. A motor lifeboat shall carry sufficient fuel to operate continuously for a period of which duration ?

a. 12 hours

b. 18 hours

c. 24 hours 

d. 36 hours

13. You are evacuating crew members from a survival craft that has been adrift in the north Atlantic for several days. What could occur if a person suffering from hypothermia is vertically lifted in a recue sling to the helicopter ?

a. A decrease in the symptoms of hypothermia

b. Temporary blindness from the altitude change

c. Severe shock or cardiac arrest                   

d. Frostbite on exposed areas

14. Life buoys are subjected to which of the following tests ?

a. Crop test

b. Fire test

c. Floatation test

d. All of the above

15.  A continuous ringing of a ship's bell indicates

a. Go to muster station

b. Abandon ship

c. A fire emergency              

d. Dinner is ready

16. After being called to muster stations, if sometime will elapse before abandonment, the master should ensure that all passengers and crew

a. Have a glass of whisky to keep them warm

b. Go to the toilet before abandoning

c. Choose the life raft they want to go into

d. Have a good drink of water and collect grab bags and warm clothing

17. You have heard the signal seven short + one prolonged blast. You should

a. Report directly to your muster station with your suitcase and life jacket

b. Jump overboard

c. Collect the nearest available life jacket and proceed on deck as fast as possible 

d. Seek out other passengers to find out the nature of the problem

18. Informational on safety and hazard control practices and procedures on a vessel is described in

a. Your employment contract

b. The vessel's log book

c. The instructions written on lifebuoys

d. The vessel's safety management manual       


19. Smoking is only permitted in the galley between meals

a. True

b. False

20. A person who sees someone fall overboard should

a. Go to the bridge for the distress flares

b. Run to the radio room to send an emergency message

c. Call for help and keep the individual in sight

d. Immediately jump in the water to assist the individual

21. Safety equipment is checked by the crew

a. Before and during each voyage                   

b. Only at annuals surveys

c. Not the responsibility f the crew

d. If it is damaged

22. Eye protection is required for which of the following hazards ?

a. Flying particles

b. Liquid chemicals, acids or caustic liquids

c. Chemical gases or vapors

d. All of the above

23. Welding shields primarily protect against

a. Dust

b. Metal splatter

c. Splashes

d. Flying particles

24. Hearing protection is required when you are exposed to a noise level of 85 decibels or higher for an 8-hour period of time

a. True

b. False


25. Which of the following types of gloves should you wear when working with chemicals ?

a. Butyl rubber gloves

b. Fabric gloves

c. Leather gloves

d. Both A and C

26.  Personal protective equipment is required when

a. Employers suffer an injury

b. An employees suffer an injury

c. An employee asks for it

d. Engineering, work practice, and administrative controls do not provide sufficient protection against hazards

27. The safe and efficient use of the face piece of a demand type self contained breathing apparatus is directly influenced by

a. The donning of the face piece

b. The stowing of the face piece

c. The maintenance of face piece

d. All of the above

28. The person is responsible for ensuring that the required drills are carried out is the

a. The local waterways inspector

b. The master, skipper or designated person

c. The engineer on board

d. The owner

29. Information on fire safety and hazard control practices and procedures on a vessel is described in

a. The engine room log

b. The vessel's safety management

c. The bar diary

d. The instruction written on fire extinguishers

30. In the event of a person falling overboard, you would

a. Encourage passengers to jump in to rescue the MOB

b. Ask passengers to stand back to allow crew to manage emergency

c. Jump overboard to rescue the MOB

d. Push the passengers into the cabin and lock the door

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