PST / PERSONAL SURVIVAL TECHNIQUE EXIT EXAM QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2.0

PST / PERSONAL SURVIVAL TECHNIQUE EXIT EXAM QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS AS PER DG SHIPPING EXIT EXAM

  • The donning time for immersion suit
  1. 2                           *
  2. 5
  3. 3
  4. 1
  • When a person is floating in the water in group they should be in
  1. HELP position
  2. Huddle position                      *
  3. Yoga position
  4. None of the above
  • Which one of the listed requirements regarding rigid life rafts does not correspond to present regulation. The rigid life raft shall be
  1. A manually controlled lamp visible for 2NM fitted at the top of the canopy
  2. Floor preventing the ingress of water
  3. All the entrances fitted with rigid boarding ramps for boarding life raft at sea                  *
  4. A manually controlled lamp fitted inside the life raft
  • Checking and servicing life rafts as per PMS is
  1. Once a year                *
  2. Twice a year
  3. Once in 5 years
  4. Based on condition of life raft
  • Before lifting a lifeboat from water, it must be ensured that
  1. Bottom plug is shipped tight
  2. Falls wire are clear and secured tightly (hooked securely)                     *
  3. Engine is going astern
  4. Sea anchor is streamed
  • Which one of the listed routine test and inspection of LSA is not required by the present regulation
  1. Life  boat engine to be run at least 3 minutes every week
  2. Survival craft and rescue boats with launching appliances Shall be visually inspected weekly
  3. Inspection of life boat equipment shall be carried out monthly
  4. General emergency alarm to be tested daily                  *
  • Lifeboat should have
  1. Two buoyant rescue quoits, attached to not less than 30 meters buoyant line                  *
  2. Two buoyant rescue quoits, attached to not less than 15 meters buoyant line
  3. One buoyant rescue quoits, attached to not less than 30 meters buoyant line
  4. One buoyant rescue quoits, attached to not less than 15 meters buoyant line
  • In a free fall life boat instead of immersion suits TPAs are provide to all persons
  1. True
  2. False               *
  • Hand flares burn with bright red colour
  1. True                     *
  2. False
  • Luminous intensity of hand flares should not be less than
  1. 15000 CD        *
  2. 20000 CD
  3. 25000 CD
  4. None of these
  • LTA is used as
  1. Messenger line                 *
  2. Heaving line
  3. Mooring line
  4. Lashing line
  • Life jacket light shall have a source of energy capable of providing luminous intensity of _____ for a period of _____
  1. . 75 CD/8 hrs          *
  2. . 50 CD/8 hrs
  3. . 75 CD/6 hrs
  4. . 50 CD/6 hrs
  • Life boat must be stowed in such a way that they can be launched in _____ minutes
  1. 10 minutes                   *
  2. 5 minutes
  3. 15 minutes
  4. 2 minutes
  • A distress signal on deck
  1. Pyrotechnics
  2. Open fire
  3. Flag NC
  4. All of the above                *
  • MOB smoke float working duration
  1. 3 minutes
  2. 5 minutes
  3. 15 minutes            *
  4. 10 minutes
  • Life boat can be lowered when vessel is at _____ speed
  1. 7 knots
  2. 5 knots                  *
  3. 4 knots
  4. 10 knots
  • How much water is in life raft for per person
  1. 2 litres
  2. 3 litres
  3. 500 ml
  4. 1.5 litres          *
  • EPIRB full form
  1. Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon                         *
  2. Emergency Position Indicating Radar Beacon
  3. Emergency Position Information Radio Beacon
  4. Emergency People  Indicating Radio Beacon
  • The number of lifebuoys on a cargo ship of length over 200 meters is
  1. 8
  2. 10
  3. 14                *
  4. 12
  • EPIRB signal to be received by
  1. MRCC                  *
  2. RCC
  3. Coast Station
  4. None of the above
  • Child life jacket requirement in cargo vessel
  1. 10%                   *
  2. 25%
  3. 20%
  4. 15%
  • Once you hear fire alarm proceed to ?
  1. Stay in your cabin
  2. Await further instruction
  3. Proceed to muster station                   *
  4. None of the above
  • Which one of the listed requirements regarding lifeboat fittings do not correspond to present regulation ? all life boat shall be fitted with
  1. Effective means for bailing or have self bailing arrangement
  2. Release device to enable forward painter to be released under tension
  3. A remotely operated steering arrangement
  4. A buoyant lifeline bucketed around the outside of the life boat                   *
  • Which of the listed requirements regarding the stowage of lifeboats and life rafts do not correspond to present regulation / ( SOLASII / 13.3-13.6)
  1. A davit launched liferafts shall be stowed within reach of the lifting hooks unless adequate means of transport is provided
  2. Life rafts intended for throw overboard launching shall be stowed amid ships secured to means for transfer to either side                      *
  3. Life raft shall be stowed as to permit manual release from their securing arrangements
  4. Lifeboats shall be stowed attached to launching appliances
  • Every lifeboat is required to be launched and maneuvered in water at least once in _____ month
  1. Every 2 month
  2. Every month
  3. Every 3 month                          *
  4. None of the above
  • After the abandon ship survivors in a lifeboat must be given
  1. One litre of watch each
  2. 2 litre of water each
  3. No water for first 24 hours                            *
  4. Half a litre water each
  • Fire protected lifeboats when water borne should be capable of protecting its full complement when subjected to a continuous oil fire that envelops the boat for a period of not less than how many minutes ?
  1. 8 minutes                 *
  2. 10 minutes
  3. 15 minutes
  4. 20 minutes
  • An enclosed lifeboat is fitted with self contained air support system, with the engine running what is the minimum period of time the air should remain safe and breathable
  1. 5 minutes
  2. 10 minutes                       *
  3. 15 minutes
  4. 20 minutes
  • The smoke detector (fire indicator) indicates fire in cargo hold loaded by general cargo. What first action should be taken
  1. Use the ship’s gas extinguishing central system to put out the fire
  2. Inspect the scene before deciding the method to be used for fire fighting
  3. Start the fire pump, open the hatches and start fire fighting by fire hoses
  4. Close the ventilation system and other openings to hold in order to choke the fire                         *
  • Posters or signs shall be provided on or in the vicinity of survival craft and their launching controls. Which of the following requirements do not have to be launched according to present regulation ?
  1. Use recommended signals
  2. Give relevant instructions and warnings
  3. Give information on survival craft capacity      *
  4. Illustrate the purpose of controls and the procedures of operating the appliances
  • Lifebuoy self igniting lights shall be capable of burning for not less than
  1. 2 hours                *
  2. 4 hours
  3. 45 minutes
  4. 8 hours
  • Which one of the listed requirements for cargo ships regarding personal life saving appliances does not correspond to present regulation ?
  1. A ship with the length of 100m or less shall carry minimum 8 lifebuoya
  2. Ships fitted with free fall lifeboat may carry thermal protective aids instead of immersion suits                  *
  3. Cargo ships or less than 85 meters in length shall as a general rule carry immersion suits for every person onboard
  4. Self igniting lights for lifebuoys required on tankers shall be of an electric battery type
  • Which of the given requirements regarding manning and supervision of survival craft corresponds to the SOLAS regulations ?
  1. There shall be at least five trained persons onboard, mustering and assisting untrained persons
  2. Every lifeboat required to carry radio telegraph installation shall have a deck officer capable of operating the equipment assigned
  3. A deck officer or certified persons shall be placed in charge of each survival craft to be used
  4. Every motorised survival craft shall have a certified engineer assigned                 *
  • A ship in distress should have transmit the appropriate alarm signal followed by the distress call and message on one or all of the international distress frequencies is in accordance with the present recommendation
  1. 550 KHz, 2367KHz and 121.5MHz
  2. 500v, 2182 KHz and 156.8 MHz                         *
  3. 550 KHz,2182 KHz and 121.5 MHz
  4. 500 kHz, 2367 KHz and 243 MHz
  • Lifeboats must be stowed in such a way so that theyare capable of being launched in _____ minutes
  1. 15
  2. 10                   *
  3. 5
  4. 25

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