PSCRB REFRESHER EXIT EXAM QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 1.0

  • Which of these requirements regarding the launching and recovery arrangements for rescue boats correspond to the SOLAS regulations ?
  1. The release mechanic shall be of an automatic type approved by the flag state administration
  2. Rapid recovery shall be possible with the boat’s full complement of persons and equipment
  3. Embarkation and launching arrangements shall be such that the rescue boat can be boarded and launched in less than 5 minutes                                      *
  4. Launching shall be possible with the speed of up to 5 knots in heavy weather
  • Which position is shown by EPIRB ?
  1. Position of the distress
  2. Position of the ship
  3. Real time position                     *
  4. None of the above
  • The shelf life of a pyrotechnique is
  1. 48 months                               *
  2. 3 years
  3. 5 years
  4. None of the above
  • What is the purpose of sea anchor ?
  1. To reduce drift                               *
  2. To drop anchor
  3. To attach to the ships side
  4. None of the above
  • Body loses its heat ________ times faster when immersed in cold water
  1. 10
  2. 20
  3. 26                                  *
  4. 36
  • The ships training manual must contain instruction and information on the life saving appliances carried onboard. Which of these duties must also be included ?
  1. Correct use of oars and sails for survival craft
  2. Correct use of communication equipment
  3. Correct donning of life jackets                   *
  4. Correct donning of protective clothing
  • What is the purpose of the hydrostatic interlock in the keel of an enclosed lifeboat ?
  1. Prevent sea water entering to the life boat
  2. Supplies cooling water to the lifeboat engine
  3. It prevents release of the hooks until such time that the keel of the boat is under water                               *
  4. It indicates the loaded weight of the boat and prevents overloading
  • Luminous intensity of rocket parachute should not be less than
  1. 15000 CD
  2. 500 CD
  3. 30000 CD                                     *
  4. None of the above
  • Which of the following requirement for immersion suit is correct ?
  1. Donned in 2 minutes
  2. Allow the wearer to jump from 4.5 meters
  3. Allow the wearer to climb down of vertical ladder of 5 meters
  4. All of the above                             *
  • 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
  • Which one of the listed requirements regarding the buoyant smoke signal doesn’t respond to present regulation? The buoyant smoke signal shall
  1. Emit smoke for at least 3 min when floating in calm water
  2. Continue to EMIT smoke when submerged in water image
  3. Not be swamped in a seaway
  4. Give a bright red during the inter emission time                         *
  • The working duration of man overboard smoke signal is
  1. 3 minutes
  2. 5 minutes
  3. 15 minutes                          *
  4. 10 minutes
  • What is the “Bowsing tackle” as fitted on some lifeboats used for ?
  1. To secure bow of the lifeboat to the main deck bollards
  2. To hold the lifeboat close to the embarkation deck                           *
  3. A stretcher for safe embarkation of injured persons
  4. To hold the life boat alongside the ship after launching
  • Before lifting a life boat from the water, it must be ensured that
  1. Sea anchor is steamed
  2. Engine id going astern
  3. Bottom plug is shipped tight
  4. Fall wires are clear and hooked securely                             *
  • Which of the listed requirements do not correspond to the present regulation regarding weak link ? weak link shall
  1. Be of sufficient strength to permit inflation of the life raft
  2. Release the life raft at a depth of not more than 4 metres                        *
  3. Not break by force required to full the painter from the life raft container
  4. Break under a strain of approximate 2.2 KN
  • What is the minimum number of crew required in rescue boat ?
  1. Two persons
  2. Three persons
  3. Five persons                *
  4. Four persons
  • Which of the listed requirements do not correspond to present regulations. The life raft shall have
  1. Manually controlled lamp visible of at least two miles fitted at the top of the canopy
  2. All entrances fitted with rigid boarding ramps for boarding the life raft at sea
  3. Floor preventing the ingress of water
  4. Manually controlled lamp fitted inside the life raft                        *
  • SART is the search and rescue radar transponder. How is this device activated ?
  1. It has to be switched on by the master when the order to abandon ship is given
  2. It has to be thrown into the sea where it will self activate
  3. It will be activated by the nearest coast station
  4. It is carried into the survival craft and switched on by the occupants                        *
  • The minimum length of lifeboat should be
  1. 7.3 metres                *
  2. 8.5 metres
  3. 3.8 metres
  4. None of the above
  • The shelf life of EPIRB battery is
  1. 1 year
  2. 3 to 5 years              *
  3. 5 years
  4. 10 years
  • VHF EPIRB is designed to be used in which area ?
  1. Area A1                *
  2. Area A1-A2
  3. Area A4
  4. None of the above
  • When floating, a life raft must be able to withstand repeated jumps onto it, both with and without the canopy erected, from a height above its floor of at least
  1. 18 metres
  2. 10 metres
  3. 4.5 metres                                   *
  4. 20 metres
  • Which equipment of the following SOLAS PACK B life raft does not have ?
  1. Fishing tackle + food + drinking water                               *
  2. Fishing tackle + drinking water + bailer
  3. Fishing tackle + sea sick bags + drinking water
  4. None of the above
  • As for regulations a cargo ship of length less than 100 metres should have________ life buoys
  1. 8                                *
  2. 10
  3. 12
  4. 14
  • In  cargo vessel what is the requirement of child life jacket ?
  1. 10%                       *
  2. 15%
  3. 20%
  4. 25%
  • Life should have
  1. 2 buoyant rescue quoits attached not less than 30 m buoyant line                                       *
  2. 2 buoyant rescue quoits attached not less than 15 m buoyant line
  3. 1 buoyant rescue quoits attached not less than 30 m buoyant line
  4. 1 buoyant rescue quoits attached not less than 15 m buoyant line
  • How many hand flares should each life raft normally carry ?
  1. 2
  2. 4
  3. 6                                 *
  4. 10
  • Which of the following regarding immersion suit is true ?
  1. It’s zip to be greased using manufacture recommended lubricants                      *
  2. It’s fire proof
  3. Both a and b
  4. None of the above
  • The lamp on the top of a life raft canopy must operate continuously or flash at the specified rate for at least
  1. 8 hours
  2. 2 hours
  3. 12 hours                         *
  4. 4 hours
  • How long will a parachute flare burn after it has been fired into the air ?
  1. Minimum of five minutes
  2. Minimum of two minutes
  3. Minimum of 30 seconds
  4. Minimum of 40 seconds                             *

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