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Refresher and Updating Training Course for engineers exit exam questions and answers listed below. Answers are written in bold letters.

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  1. What is the frequency of Flag state inspections for cargo ships(0-5 years of age )
    • Every  calenderer year , after 3  months of Ship safety certificate but  before  3  months of the  date of expiry of the same
    • One inspection between 1-3 months  after the completion of the  1st complete  Intermediate Statutory survey
    • Every  year and between 1-3 months  after completion of annual/  intermediate /  renewal Statutory  survey as  the  case may be
    • None of the above
  2. Which  one of  the listed requirements regarding immersion suits do not correspond to present regulations? The immersion  suit is  made of  waterproof materials and constructed such that :
    • It  is provided with arrangements  to  reduce  free  air  in  the legs  of the suit
    • It can be unpacked and donned  without  assistance  within  2 minutes
    • It will have  sufficient  built  in buoyancy to avoid the  use of  a lifejacket
    • It will cover the whole body with the exception of  the face
  3. Survivors can drink seawater  in emergency
    • True
    • False
  4. How  many codes  are  there in  ORB
    • 5 codes
    • 7 codes
    • 9 codes
    • 11  codes
  5. Water  type extinguisher has to be turned  upside  down before  operation
    • True
    • False
  6. Which is not the detainable deficiency  under  SOLAS as per PSC
    • Number composition  or certification of  crew  not  corresponding  with  safe  manning  document
    • Absence substantial  deterioration or  failure  of proper operation of  the  cargo deck area fire protection on tankers
    • A recognized case of insufficient  stability
    • All of the above
  7. What is the purpose of the Auto un loader  in compressor
    • To unload the compressor while starting  so that  starting load is reduced
    • To unload the compressor to release the pressure from the cylinders while being stopped
    • To act  as  a relief valve while  running when the maximum  pressure  is reached
    • All of the above
  8. The  2014 amendments  to the  MLC 2006 have entered into force  on
    • 18 Jan 2016
    • 20 June 2016
    • 18 Jan 2017
    • 18 Jan 2018
  9. Maintenance schedule of sprinkler system
    • Weekly and yearly
    • Monthly
    • Quarterly
  10. How long MARRPOL bunker samples to  be retained  on board
    • 6 months
    • One year
    • 2 years
    • Till the oil is used
  11. International  organization  which  is  responsible for regulating shipping  is  known as
    • International  waters  Recorder
    • International  waters  controller
    • International Maritime Organization
    • International Hydro  graphic organization
  12. IMO  headquarter  was in
    • Berlin
    • London
    • Sydney
    • Tokyo
  13. If a distress signal  is  received  what would  you  do  ?
    • Post  extra  lookout
    • All  of  the alternatives  together
    • Contact SAR Authorities via nearest  coastal radio
    • Try to make contact  with the vessel  in distress
  14. Which of  the following is  a disadvantage  of  water as  cooling medium for pistons when  compared  to  oil
    • Chemical treatment  is  required  to  prevent  scale  formation
    • Higher  thermal  stresses in  piston
    • Piston  of  more  complicated  design
    • All  of  the above
  15. A class  C fire  would  involve
    • Combustible  gas
    • Fuel  oil
    • Electrical  insulation
    • Wood
  16. What is the minimum  capacity  of  Bunker sample bottle  to  used as per MARPOL regulations ?
    • 200  ml
    • 400  ml
    • 600 ml
    • 800  ml
  17. What  are the properties  of fuel oil  which  can  influence the ignition  quality ?
    • Carbon  residue 
    • Cetane  number
    • Asphaltenes
    • All  of  the above
  18. Lifeboat  Engine  should  be  able  to  start  at 
    • -15  deg  C  within  2  min
  19. Location of emergency fire pump in Engine room
    • True
    • False
  20. Carbon dioxide should be used near a personnel in a confined place
    • True
    • False
  21. During drills what is the best method to communicate between team members?
    • Hand signals
    • Talk in person
    • Communication is not necessary
    • Use walkie talkie
  22. Within ________ hours before departure, the ships steering gear shall be checked and tested by the ships crew
    • 24 hours
    • 12 hours
    • 8 hours
    • 1 hour
  23. What is the full form of SEEMP
    • Ship Energy Efficiency management plan
  24. Lifeboat should be able to be launched within ______ minutes as per regulation
    • 3 min
  25. Which of the following NGO has observer status in IMO
    • IACS
    • ILO
    • UNO
    • UNESCO
  26. Carbon dioxide is heavier thank oxygen
    • True
    • False
  27. When was the Manila amendments adopted ?
    • 2010, 25th June
    • 2012
    • 2017
    • 2020
  28. Who is responsible for non compliance of NOx emissions
    • Manufacturer
    • Ship operator
    • Flag state
    • Port state
  29. Which class of fire wood belongs to
    • Class A (wood, paper etc)
    • Class B ( flammable liquids)
    • Class C  (Electrical )
    • Class D ( combustible metals )
    • Class K ( cooking oils and greases )
  30. Which MARPOL Amendment will come into force on 1st Jan 2021
    • Annex I
    • Annex II, reg 13 control of discharges of NLS to have prewash
    • Annex III
    • Annex IV
  31. In case of major fire in ER what will you do first
    • Spraying water on bulkhead
    • Use portable fire extinguisher
    • Do nothing
    • Abandon ship
  32. What items of the following are present in SOPEP Locker
    • Absorbent pad
  33. Flammable cleaning liquid should be used under which conditions
    • If fire extinguisher is available nearby
    • Can never be used
    • Flag state permission is necessary
    • Can be used in all conditions


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