RPST Exit Exam Question and Answer Set-6

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1. A distress signal on desk

a. Pyrotechnics

b. Open fire

c. Flag NC

d. All of the above


2. How much water is available in the life raft

a. 2 lit

b. 3 lit

c. 500 ml

d. 1.5 lit


3. EPIRB full form

a. Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon

b. Emergency position Indicating Radar Beacon

c. Emergency position Information Radio Beacon

d. Emergency People Indication Radio Beacon


4. The number of lifebuoys on a cargo ship of length over 200 meters is

a. 8

b. 10

c. 14     

d. 12

5. EPIRB signal to be received by

a. MRCC                 

b. RCC

c. Coast Station

d. None of the above

6. Child life jacket requirement in cargo vessel?

a. 10%

b. 15%

c. 20%

d. 25%

7. The "off-load" release system on a survival craft is designed to be activated?

a. When there is no load on the cable

b. When there is a load on the cable

c. Only when the doors are closed

d. When the engine is started

8. How many chapters is the present SOLAS divided into?

a. Fourteen chapters

b. Seven chapters

c. Twelve chapters

9. How many VHF Survival Craft Transceivers are required abroad passenger's ships?

a. 2

b. 3

c. 4

d. 5

10. How can a person on board a ship familiarize himself with the use of life saving appliances?

a. LSA Code

b. Maintenance Manual

c. Training Manual


11. The survival craft's engine is fueled with?

a. Kerosene

b. Unleaded Gasoline

c. Diesel oil

d. Liquefied gas

12. Which code has the technical provision of carriage requirements for life saving appliances?

a. FFA code

b. LSA Code

c. FTP Code

13. What is the requirement for passenger ships having lifeboats?

a. Enough for 80% of the people on board, plus life rafts for crew

b. Enough for all passengers on board, plus life raft for 25% of passengers

c. Enough for crew, plus 80% life rafts for passengers

d. Enough for 80% crew, plus life rafts for passengers

14. Visual inspection of Survival craft on Offshore drilling units to ensure operational readiness, must be conducted at least once a.

1. Week

2. Month

3. Quarter

4. Year

15. When launching a lifeboat, trapping line should be rigged

a. before the gripes is released

b. before the body is moved from the davits

c. at the embarkation deck

d. after the boat is in the water

16. Which of the following is the correct procedure to follow when launching an inflatable life raft by hand from an Ocean-going vessel?

a. Connect the stainless-steel link (float free link) to the vessel

b. Pull the line (painter) from the container and make it fast to the cleat provided

c. Open the canopy relief valves

d. Remove the raft from the container to permit complete inflation


17. If an inflatable life raft is to be released manually, where should the operating cord be attached before throwing the raft over board?

a. Do not attach the cord to anything but throw it overboard with the raft container

b. Attach the cord to a fixed object on the ship

c. You should stand on the cord

d. Attach the cord to the special pad eye on the "raft davit launcher"

18. When launching a lifeboat, the tricing pennants should be released?

a. before the boat is lowered from the stowed position

b. as the boat-fall blocks breaks clear of the davit head

c. before the boat is lowered from the embarkation level

d. after the boat is released into the water

19. The abandon ship command is given by

a. 7 short blast and 1 long blast

b. More than 7 short blasts

c. Verbal order by the master

d. 1 long blast of at least 10 sec

20. The sea painter of a rescue boat should be led

a. forward and outboard of all obstruction

b. forward and inboard of all obstruction

c. up and down from the main deck

d. to the foremost point on the vessel

21. When lowering lifeboats in heavy Seas, a good practice is to rig trapping lines

a. On only the forward fails

b. On only the after falls

c. With a lead of about 45 degrees to the boat

d. From the fails to the main deck of the vessel

22. One of the first actions to be taken by survivors when they have boarded an inflatable life raft is to

a. Steam the sea anchor

b. Take an anti-seasickness pill

c. Open the pressure relief valve

d. drink at least one can of water

23. When launching a lifeboat, trapping line should be rigged

a. Before the gripes is released

b. Before the boat is moved from the davits

c. Before the tricing pendant is released

d. After the is in the water

24. What is the biggest danger to life when your vessel collides with another ship?

a. Oil pollution

b. Bilging of compartments

c. Damage to the ship

d. Possibility of capsizing


25. If you reach shore in a life raft, the first thing to do is

a. drags the raft ashore and lash it down from shelter

b. find some wood for fire

c. get the provisions out of the raft

d. set the raft back out to sea so someone may spot it


26.Cargo vessels being navigated, and fitted with emergency lighting and power system shall have their emergency system tested at least once

a. A month

b. In each week

c. In every 6 months

d. In every 12 months


27. Under what condition could you still Perish when on a life raft at calm water? spot the wrong answer.

a. Life raft is likely to have some water at the bottom and can be cold

b. You may not be wearing personal protective gear to keep you warm

c. There might be a sudden swelling due to wind capsizing the raft

d. You are lost for a few days and not have been able to locate the raft

28. You are picking up a person who has fallen overboard. A rescue boat should be maneuvered to normally approach the victim with the.

a. Victim of leeward

b. Victim to windward

c. Wind on your port side

d. Wind on your starboard side

29. When a person who has fallen overboard is being picked off by a rescue boat, the boat should normally approach with the wind.

a. Astern and the victim just off the bow

b. Ahead and the victim, just off the bow

c. Just off the bow and the victim to windward

d. Just off the bow and the victim to leeward


30. In case of fire, boundary cooling is carried out

a. To restrict the fire from spreading

b. To extinguish the fire by cooling the surrounding

c. To keep the firemen and the crew cool

d. To protect the paint on the bulkheads outside


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