RPST EXIT EXAM QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 3.0

  • 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
  • Vessel 100 meters and over in length should have
  1. 10 lifebuoys    *
  2. 14 lifebuoys
  3. 16 lifebuoys
  4. 18 lifebuoys
  • The function of hydrostatic release unit is ____.
  1. Substitute for limit switch of gravity davits
  2. To automatically unhook the lashing and release the life raft when the ship sinks     *
  3. For releasing life raft in bad weather
  4. For releasing life raft from sinking vessel
  • What are the characteristic  of co2
  1. It displaces oxygen
  2. It is in itself not dangerous (not poisonous)
  3. It is heavier than oxygen
  4. All the above       *
  • Which of the listed recruitment regarding buoyant  smoke signal do not correspond  to present Regulation . The buoyant smoke signal shall
  1. Not be swamped in a seaway
  2. Give a bright red light during the entire emission time        *
  3. Continue to emit smoke when submerged in water for a period of 10 sec under 10 cm of water
  4. Emit smoke for at least 3 min when floating in calm water
  • Which one of the listed requirements regarding the launching and recovery arrangements  for survival craft corresponds  to the present SOLAS regulation ?
  1. Means shall be available to prevent any discharge of water on to Survival crafts during abandonment
  2. Launching and recovery arrangements shall be such that the operator at all times observe the survival craft and lifeboats        *
  3. Each lifeboat shall be provided with a separate appliances which is capable of launching and recovering the lifeboat
  4. Different type of launching and recovering arrangement shall be use for similar survival Craft on board the ship
  • Which one of the listed requirement regarding lifeboat Propulsion  do not correspond to present regulation ?
  1. Means shall be provided for recharging all engine starting  radio and searching batteries
  2. Water-resistant instruction for starting and operating the engine shall be provided
  3. The engine shall be provided with a electric power starting system with rechargeable energy batteries       *
  4. Every lifeboat shall be powered by a  compression ignition engine using fel with a flame point of not less than 44
  • Which one of the listed requirements regarding abandon ship and fire drills do not correspond to present regulation ?
  1. A training manual Shall be  provided in each room and Recreation room are in  each crew cabin
  2. Each crew member of the crew shall participate in at least 1 abandon ship drill and one fire drill every month
  3. On all international voyages except short voyages muster of passengers shall take place within 24 hours after embarkation
  4. On all short international voyages muster of passengers shall take place as soon as possible after departure         *
  • After 24 hours in liferaft , _____ litre of water per person per day
  1. Half      *
  2. One
  3. Two
  4. Three
  5. Your vessel  has been in collision and you are not sure if your vessel is sinking or not, how will you handle this situation ?
  • Leave the vessel and stay not close than 5 nautical miles
    1. Make sure that the lifeboat has as much bunker as possible and make your course for the nearest land
    2. Wait and see how the situation is developing
    3. Search for missing persons,
    4. continue to monitor the situation and prepare for abandonment at ease it becomes necessary      *
  • Which of the following items shall be included in each fire drill
  1. Checking closure mechanism for all air ventilator and other openings to accommodate engine rooms and cargo spaces
  2. Checking the operation of watertight doors, fire doors ,fire dampers and relevant communication equipment          *
  3. Checking the fire wires
  4. Checking operation of fire doors
  • How should the painter of a life raft which is fitted with a hydrostatic release be secured to the ship
  1. Secure directly to a secure point on the ship
  2. It should not be secured anyway
  3. Secured to the part of the hydrostatic release that is designed to break free
  4. Secure via weak link to a secure point on the ship      *
  • Which one of the listed requirement regarding partially enclosed lifeboats do not correspond to present regulation ?  The canopy  between rigid covers  Shall be
  1. It can easily be erected by two person
  2. The occupants can escape in case of capsizing
  3. It is insulated to protect  equipments  against heat and cold
  4. It has Windows to admit sufficient daylight inside the lifeboat with the canopy closed       *
  • Which of the following is considered as a general emergency onboard ?
  1. Hull failure
  2. Uncontrolled venting for cargo jettisoning on gas tankers
  3. Loss of stability during cargo operations
  4. All of the above      *
  • Radar reflector is provided in
  1. Lifeboat
  2. Life raft
  3. Rescue boat
  4. Lifeboat and life raft      *
  • Which one of the list of requirement regarding the stability of inflatable life rafts do not correspond to present regulation? the stability of inflatable life raft  Shall be such that
  1. When floating in the inverted position it can be righted by one person
  2. In the event of capsizing it will automatically attain a position providing an above water escape      *
  3. It can be towed with hull compliment at speed up to 3 knots
  4. It is stable in a seaway when fully inflated and floating with the canopy uppermost
  • What is the minimum number of channels required for the portable two way VHF’s  for survival craft ?
  1. Channel 6, 12 and 16
  2. Channel 6, 13 and 16     *
  3. Channel 16 and 12
  4. Channel 16 only
  • Which one of the listed requirements regarding rescue boat equipment do not correspond to the present regulation? The  normal equipment of every rescue boat shall include
  1. Immersion suits for the number of persons the boat id permitted  to accommodate      *
  2. A first aid outfit in a watertight case
  3. Two buoyant rescue quoits attached to not less than 30m of line
  4. An efficient radar reflector
  • Falls used in launching shall be renewed not later than how many years ?
  1. 2.5 years
  2. 1 year
  3. 3 years
  4. 5 years         *
  • For how long and at what speed is a fully loaded lifeboat designed to operate in calm water ?
  1. 6 knots for 24 hours         *
  2. 4 knots for 48 hours
  3. 3 knots for 24 hours
  4. 10 knots for 24 hours
  1. Lifeboat service has to be done by a personnel  trained and authorised by the manufacturer for every ______ years.
  1. 3
  2. 4
  3. 5        *
  4. 6
  • The muster list shall show the duties  assigned to the different members of the crew, which of the given duties do not necessarily have to be included in the muster list.
  1. Manning of fire parties assign to deal the fires
  2. Clearing escape routes          *
  3. Preparation and launching of survival crafts
  4. Muster of passengers
  • Life jackets have the following attached to it
  1. Whistle and retro reflective tape
  2. Light and whistle
  3. Si light, whistle and retro reflective tape          *
  4. None of the above
  • How much life raft capacity should be provided on a conventional cargo ship of more than 85 metres in length built after July 1986 ?
  1. 100% percent of complement if it can be readily launched on either side of the ship, if it cannot readily launch on either side 150% must be provided on each side      *
  2. 25% of the compliment on each side of the ship
  3. 75% of the compliment on each side of the ship
  4. 50% of the compliment on each side of the ship
  • What menu ever should be carried out in case of a fire on board a ship ?
  1. Let the ship follow the wind in order to reduce the oxygen supply
  2. Keep the stem up against the wing if possible
  3. Continue on course and speed
  4. Reduce speed and if possible keep the fire zone to the leeward of the ship      *
  • Which of the following requirements  regarding the number of life jacket provided do not corresponding to present regulation ?
  1. Number of life jacket suitable for children with equal to at least 10% of the number of passenger on board or greater number as may be required to provide a life jacket for each child
  2. Number of life jacket equal to at least 10% of the total number of passenger and crew to be placed in the vicinity of the muster station         *
  3. A sufficient number of life jackets shall be carried for a person on watch
  4. A sufficient number of life jackets for use at remotely located survival craft station
  • At least how after  Shall  rescue boats be launched with their assigned crew and maneuvered  in water  ?
  1. Every two weeks
  2. Every one month
  3. Every three months       *
  4. Every week
  • Which of the following action should be done before throwing this type of inflatable life raft just over the size
  1. Inflate it on deck and then launch clear below
  2. Take the top of the container to enable life raft to inflate once in the water if all clear throw raft over side
  3. Disconnect the painter and launch it checking that all is clear below
  4. Check that the painter is made fast to a secure point and that the sea below is clear       *
  • Which one of the listed requirements regarding immersion suit do not correspond to present regulation.  The immersion suit shall be made of  waterproof material and constructed such that
  1. It will have sufficient built in buoyancy to avoid the use of life jacket
  2. It will cover the whole body with the exception of the face
  3. It can be unpacked and donned without assistant within 2 minutes
  4. It is provided with arrangement to reduce free air in the legs of the suit    *
  • Match the term immersion suit with most suitable answers given below
  1. Davit launch
  2. Navigation Bridge
  3. Protection against cold     *
  4. H R U
  • Number of life buoys on a ship depend on
  1. What owners provide
  2. Minimum of 10
  3. Minimum of 15
  4. Length of vessel       *
  • The number of lifebuoys on a cargo ship of length less than 100 meters is
  1. 8        *
  2. 6
  3. 4
  4. 10
  • Ship specific LSA information is provided in
  1. SOLAS
  2. MARPOL
  3. Verbal Instruction
  4. SOLAS  training manual       *
  • Which of the following requirements for immersion suit is correct
  1. Donned in 2 min
  2. Allow the wearer to jump 4.5 meters
  3. Allow the wearer to climb down a vertical ladder of 5 meters
  4. All of the above      *
  • How much faster does human body lose heat in the water
  1. 10
  2. 20
  3. 26         *
  4. 36
  • 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 to 2 NM 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 rafts 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 year   
  4. Based on the 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 steamed
  • Which one of the listed routine test and inspection of LSA is not required by the present regulation
  1. lifeboat engine to be Run for at least 3 minutes every week
  2. survival craft and rescue boat with launching appliances shall be visually inspected weekly
  3. inspection of lifeboat equipment Shall be carried out monthly
  4. general emergency alarm to be tested daily       *

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