RPST EXIT EXAM QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 5.0

  • One you hear general emergency alarm proceed to
  1. Muster station        *
  2. Sleep in cabin
  3. Wait for further information
  4. None of the above
  • What is MOB (Man Over Signal) ?
  1. Continuous ringing of sheep whistle
  2. Three long blast in ships whistle     *
  3. Seven short blast followed by one long blast
  4. None of the above
  • The number of rocket parachute flares in life boat
  1. 3
  2. 4       *
  3. 5
  4. 6
  • The number of hand flares in life raft are ______
  1. 4
  2. 6      *
  3. 7
  4. 8
  • What is the full form of HRU
  1. Hydrostatic Radar unit
  2. Hydrostatic Radio unit
  3. Hydrostatic Release Unit   *
  4. None of the above
  • How many rocket parachute are available on bridge
  1. 6
  2. 8
  3. 10
  4. 12           *
  • The visibility range of a parachute flare at night is approximately
  1. 8 nautical miles
  2. 10 nautical miles
  3. 15 nautical miles
  4. 25 nautical miles         *
  • What equipment  is provided in a life raft to help you keep warm in cold weather  ?
  1. The floor of the life raft has a second layer which can be inflated to give additional insulation from the cold
  2. The floor of the raft has a  second layer which can be inflated to help insulation in addition to the TPA                *
  3. At least 10% of the life raft complement with a minimum two thermal protective aids are provided
  4. Thermal protected Aids (TPA) for each  person
  • 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 2.2kN         *
  1. If the ship sinks the water pressure will within ____ metre activate the sharp knife which cuts the painter of the life raft
  1. 4       *
  2. 3
  3. 5
  4. 2
  • What is fire wire
  1. Wire of pulling burning ships off the pier                   *
  2. Wire for handling fire bucket
  3. Wire for pulling fire hoses up to the top bridge
  4. Wire for securing smoke divers
  • The function of hydrostatic release unit (HRU) is
  1. substitute for limit switch off gravity davits
  2. to automatically invoke the lesson and release the life raft when the ship sinks      *
  3. for releasing the life raft in bad weather
  4. for releasing the life raft from sinking vessel
  • After launching an inflatable raft, it should be dry from inside by _____
  1. Opening the automatic drain plug
  2. Draining the water pockets
  3. Using the electric bilge pump
  4. Using the bailer and cellulose sponge     *
  • Generally, what is used to inflate liferafts
  1. Non toxic gas            *
  2. Hydrogen
  3. Oxygen
  4. Helium
  • How many chapters are there in SOLAS
  1. 14         *
  2. 7
  3. 12
  4. 10
  • How many VHF survival craft transceivers are required aboard passenger ship  ?
  1. 2
  2. 3      *
  3. 4
  4. 5
  • How can a person on board a ship familiarise himself with the use of life saving appliances ?
  1. LSA code
  2. Maintenance manual
  3. Training manual    *
  4. By roaming around the ship
  • Which code has the technical provisions of carriage requirement for life saving appliances
  1. FFA Code
  2. LSA Code      *
  3. FTP Code
  4. FSS Code
  • What is the requirement for passenger ships having lifeboats ?
  1. Enough for 80% of persons on board, plus life raft for crew
  2. Enough for all passengers on board, plus life raft for 25% of passengers              *
  3. Enough for crew , plus 80% life rafts for passenger
  4. Enough for 80% crew, plus life raft for passengers
  • When launching a life boat, frapping lines should be rigged ________
  1. Before the gripes are released
  2. Before the boat is moved from the davits
  3. At the embarkation deck           *
  4. After the boat is in the water
  • If an inflatable life raft is to be released manually, where should the operating cord be attached before throwing the raft overboard
  1. Do not attach the cord to anything but throw it overboard with the rt container
  2. Attach the cord to a fixed object on the ship                   *
  3. You should stand on the cord
  4. Attach the cord to the special pad eye on the ‘raft davit launcher’
  • With the immersion suit on, you are expected to climb up and down vertical ladder at least ____
  1. 5 metre or 16 feet      *
  2. 4 metre or 13 feet
  3. 4.5 metre or 15 feet
  • HELP position stands for
  1. Heat exchange lessening posture
  2. Heat escape lessening period
  3. Heat exchange lessening point
  4. All the above
  • Lifebuoys are subjected to which of the following tests ?
  1. Drop test
  2. Fire test
  3. Floating test
  4. All of the above         *
  • Lifebuoy self-igniting lights shall be capable of burning for not less than
  1. 4 hours
  2. 45 minutes
  3. 2 hours         *
  4. 8 hours
  • MOB marker buoy is used in case
  1. The ship is on fire
  2. When some crew member fall into the sea     *
  3. When the ship is sinking
  4. When some crew had an injury
  • Match the term LTA with suitable answers given below
  1. Messenger line
  2. Four projectiles
  3. 230 m
  4. All the above        *
  • The maximum capcacity of the lifeboat is
  1. 28
  2. 30
  3. 150     *
  4. 100
  • Onboard training manual is required as per
  1. SOLAS         *
  2. ISM code
  3. MLC
  4. STCW
  • Ship specific LSA information is provided in
  1. SOLAS
  2. MARPOL
  3. VERBAL INSTRUCTION
  4. SOLAS TRAINING MANUAL     *
  • If an enclosed if an enclosed lifeboat is fitted with a self-contained air support system. With the engine running, what is the minimum speed of time the air should remain safe and breathable ?
  1. 30 min
  2. 20 min
  3. 5 min
  4. 10 min       *
  • what is the purpose of job ‘ Bowsing tackle ‘ ( block and tackle )  supplied at each end of the lifeboat ?
  1. It is designed to pull the boat alongside the embarkation deck after tracing pennants have been released
  2. It enables the boat to be secured to the embarkation deck so that the wire falls can be released for changing or end for ending
  3. It is a general purpose tackle to be used in any type of emergency
  4. It keeps the boat alongside the embarkation deck so that the tracing pennants can be released          *
  • A person wearing life jacket or immersion suit shall be able to turn from face-down to a face-up position is not more than
  1. 5 sec      *
  2. 15 sec
  3. 8 sec
  4. 10 sec
  • How many VHF survival craft transceivers are required aboard passenger ship
  1. 2
  2. 3        *
  3. 4
  4. 5
  • The visible range of a parachute flare at night is approx
  1. 8 nm
  2. 10 nm
  3. 15 nm
  4. 25 nm    *
  • Inflatable liferafts are less manoeuvrable than lifeboats due to their ______.
  1. Shape
  2. large sail area
  3. shallow draft
  4. all of the above     *
  • According to the regulations, the capacity of a life raft is required to be marked.
  1. On the muster list (‘station bill”)
  2. On the certificate of inspection
  3. At the life raft stowage location       *
  4. In the operations manual
  • The capacity of any life raft on board a vessel can be determined by ______.
  1. Examining the certificate of inspection
  2. Examining the plate on the outside of the raft container     *
  3. Referring to the muster list (“station bill”)
  4. Referring to the shipping articles
  • A prior to entering a davit-launched life raft, you should make sure that _______.
  1. The life raft is well  ventilated of excess carbon dioxide     *
  2. All personnel  have removed their preservers to facilitate boarding
  3. The door flap has been cut away and stowed inside the raft
  • The davit launched life raft can be boarded _______.
  1. From the water only
  2. by jumping down into IT
  3. At the desk                  *
  4. Through the escape tube

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