TASCO EXIT EXAM QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 1.0

Specialized Training for Oil Tankers Cargo Operation(TASCO) EXIT EXAM

1. Cargo oil loaded in separate tanks including segregation of cargo lines and pumps with double valve segregation. This type is called.

a)Closed segregation

b) Complete segregation

c)Natural segregation

d)Partial segregation

2.On tankers , emergency pump producing 72 m3/h at __ bar

a) 10

b) 9

c) 7

d) 8

3. The foam monitor of the expansion foam which is laid across the___

a)Cargo deck

b) For castle deck

c) Poop deck

d)Weather deck

4.On tankers the impairment of smell is especially serious when mixtures containing

a) Hydrocarbon

b)Carbon dioxide

c)Hydrogen Sulphide

d) Sulphur dioxide

5.In the vicinity of an electrical storm, tanker cleaning _____

a) May continue providing the tanks are inerted

b)Must be stopped

c)May continue providing the tank venting system is isolated.

d)May continue if tank pressure remains at atmospheric

6.The tank washing machines for crude oil washing shall be ___ mounted and shall be a design acceptable to the administration.

a)Temporarily

b)Permanently

c)Portable

d) Non of the above.

7.____ Tanker is a vessel of size range 50000- 74999 dead weight.

a)Aframax

b) Panamax

c) Suesmax

d) VLCC

8.Which is almost absent in crude petroleum

a)Olefins

b) Naphthens

c)Mercaptans

d)Cycloparapffins

9.On tanker how many break glass alarm points are located on accommodation?

a)10

b)12

c)17

d)19

10.As an emergency measure, the pump rom can be

a)Isolated

b)Ventilated

c)Inerted

d)Closed

11.When operating with negative suction head,which of these types of pumps will require priming?

a)Reciprocating

b)Gear

c)Centrifugal

d)Roary

12.During loading operation ullage and temperature measurement equipment is showing low battery, Battery to be replaced

a)Can be replaced on tank area

b) Can be used near manifold area

c) Can be replaced at pump room entrance

d)Can be replaced only inside accommodation

13.Chemical tanker constructed on or after 1st July 1986 must comply with the provision of

a) The BCH code

b) The IGGC code

c) The IBC code

d) The GIC code

14.Whichever method is used , the overboard discharging during de ballasting must be

a)Below the water line

b) Above the waterline

c) No restrictions

d) None of the above

15.Where in each monitored space should the gas detector head be placed in a dedicated oil tanker

a) At the bottom

b) At the top

c) In the center (Vertically)

d) Any point in the space

16.Which of the following is true about dry powder fire extinguisher?

a) You should avoid using them in confined spaces

b) They are the best choice for electrical fires

c) You should only use them in confined spaces

d) There is a black band above them

17. Where only hydrocarbon acid is carried, a detection system is to be provided

a)Hydrogen chloride vapor

b) Hydrogen sulphide

c) Hydrogen peroxide

d) None of the above

18. Which one is used to detect the colour of the petroleum products?

a)Sayboltchromemeter

b) Cleveland apparatus

c) Colour comparator

d) None of the above

19 . On tanker,the foam bulk storage tanks contains___ m3 of

  1. 2
  2. 4
  3. 6
  4. 8

20.Many petroleums products , especially the more volatile ones cause ___

a) Dermatitis

b) Skin irritation

c) Skin will disappear

d) Both a and b

21.How is freezing of water in deck seal water is taken care?

a)Adding ethylene glycole

b) Running water

c) Steam coil

d) Running IG continually during cold weather

22. On completion of loading what action needs to be taken by person

a) Close manifold valve fully shut

b) Terminal manifold valve fully shut

c) Close tank valves

d) Close cross over valves

23.In scrubber tower water absorbs ___ more readily at lower temperatures?

a) SO2

b) SO3

c) SO2 and SO3

d) None of the above

24.Fire fighting procedure is same at port or at sea?

a) Same

b) different

25. Onboard tankers in one of the areas sources of ignition are fully controlled

a) Engine room/accommodation

b) Cargo tanks and main deck

c) Bridge

d) All of the above

26.When ship shore safety checklist will be completed

a) During the operation

b) Completion of the operation

c) Prior the operation

d) 1 day before arrival port.

27. Free surface effect will disturb ship’s stability

a) True

b) Falls

28.  What are units of specific gravity

a) Kg/m3

b)kgf/m3

c)No units

d) M3/ tons

29.DPA requires under

a) STCW code

b) ISPC

c) MARPOL 73/78

d) ISM  code

30) For gasoline,the flash point (<50C) is determined by the

a)Abel apparatus

b)Saybolt  chromometer

c)Pensky-Marten’s apparatus.

d)none of the above

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