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PSCRB exit Exam MCQ-1

Here are 10 multiple-choice questions with four options each, along with their answers, on the topic “Proficiency in Survival Crafts and Rescue Boats” for the DG Shipping exit exam:

  1. What is the primary purpose of survival crafts on a ship?
    a) Comfortable accommodation
    b) Storage of supplies
    c) Ensuring the safety of the crew
    d) Entertainment facilities

Answer: c) Ensuring the safety of the crew

  1. In a lifeboat, what is the purpose of the painter?
    a) To steer the lifeboat
    b) To secure the lifeboat to the ship
    c) To provide lighting
    d) To signal for help

Answer: b) To secure the lifeboat to the ship

  1. Which type of lifeboat launching method is commonly used on modern ships?
    a) Gravity davits
    b) Hand-propelled davits
    c) Free-fall lifeboats
    d) Manually operated davits

Answer: a) Gravity davits

  1. What is the purpose of a rescue boat on a ship?
    a) Transporting cargo
    b) Assisting in medical emergencies
    c) Carrying passengers
    d) Conducting search and rescue operations

Answer: d) Conducting search and rescue operations

  1. In cold water survival, what is the recommended position for individuals in the water to minimize heat loss?
    a) Vertical position with arms crossed
    b) Lying flat on the back
    c) Huddled fetal position
    d) Treading water vigorously

Answer: c) Huddled fetal position

  1. What is the primary function of a hydrostatic release unit on a life raft?
    a) Inflate the life raft automatically
    b) Release the life raft from the ship at a certain depth
    c) Provide buoyancy to the life raft
    d) Transmit distress signals

Answer: b) Release the life raft from the ship at a certain depth

  1. What is the purpose of a drogue in a lifeboat?
    a) Stabilize the lifeboat in rough seas
    b) Provide additional buoyancy
    c) Act as a signaling device
    d) Assist in steering the lifeboat

Answer: a) Stabilize the lifeboat in rough seas

  1. Which signal indicates distress and the need for immediate assistance?
    a) Green flare
    b) Orange smoke
    c) Red parachute flare
    d) White flashing light

Answer: c) Red parachute flare

  1. What should be checked before launching a lifeboat?
    a) Availability of snacks
    b) Operation of the engine
    c) Temperature of the water
    d) Crew members’ passports

Answer: b) Operation of the engine

  1. What is the purpose of a sea anchor in a life raft?
    a) Provide shade
    b) Slow down the drift of the life raft
    c) Attract marine life for food
    d) Inflate automatically in water

Answer: b) Slow down the drift of the life raft

  1. What is the purpose of a ‘grab bag’ in a lifeboat?
    a) Contains snacks for the crew
    b) Provides entertainment during emergencies
    c) Holds essential survival equipment
    d) Acts as a flotation device

Answer: c) Holds essential survival equipment

  1. In a lifeboat, what is the primary function of a bailer?
    a) Provide shelter
    b) Remove water from the lifeboat
    c) Transmit distress signals
    d) Illuminate the surroundings

Answer: b) Remove water from the lifeboat

  1. How should a life jacket be worn for maximum effectiveness?
    a) Loosely tied around the waist
    b) Secured with the straps crossed at the back
    c) Tied to the ankle
    d) Worn on the head

Answer: b) Secured with the straps crossed at the back

  1. What does the term “free-fall lifeboat” refer to?
    a) A lifeboat launched without any crew
    b) A lifeboat that falls freely into the water from a height
    c) A lifeboat with no propulsion system
    d) A lifeboat designed for cargo storage

Answer: b) A lifeboat that falls freely into the water from a height

  1. What is the purpose of a “safety link” in lifeboat launching equipment?
    a) Secure crew members in the lifeboat
    b) Connect the lifeboat to the ship
    c) Provide first aid
    d) Inflate the lifeboat automatically

Answer: b) Connect the lifeboat to the ship

  1. What is the primary role of a ship’s Master during a survival craft drill?
    a) Observe from a distance
    b) Coordinate the drill and ensure its proper execution
    c) Remain in the cabin for safety
    d) Assist in launching the lifeboats manually

Answer: b) Coordinate the drill and ensure its proper execution

  1. What is the significance of SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) in the context of survival crafts?
    a) A type of lifeboat
    b) International maritime safety treaty
    c) A distress signal
    d) A communication device

Answer: b) International maritime safety treaty

  1. Which signal indicates a man overboard during daylight hours?
    a) Red flare
    b) Orange smoke
    c) Continuous sounding of a whistle
    d) Flag ‘O’

Answer: d) Flag ‘O’

  1. In a rescue boat, what is the purpose of a ‘heaving line’?
    a) Connect the boat to the ship
    b) Throw to a person in the water for rescue
    c) Secure cargo on the boat
    d) Provide additional propulsion

Answer: b) Throw to a person in the water for rescue

PSCRB exit Exam MCQ

PSCRB exit Exam MCQ

  1. What does the term “Muster Station” refer to on a ship?
    a) A location for crew gatherings during social events
    b) A designated location for crew members during an emergency
    c) A navigation point on a ship’s route
    d) A storage area for ship supplies

Answer: b) A designated location for crew members during an emergency

 

  1. What is the purpose of a ‘sea drogue’ in the context of lifeboat operations?
    a) Enhance the speed of the lifeboat
    b) Stabilize the lifeboat during towing
    c) Provide additional buoyancy
    d) Illuminate the surrounding water

Answer: b) Stabilize the lifeboat during towing

  1. During a survival craft drill, what does the term “embarkation” refer to?
    a) The process of abandoning ship
    b) Boarding the survival craft
    c) Signal for immediate rescue
    d) Distributing life jackets

Answer: b) Boarding the survival craft

  1. In a lifeboat, what is the purpose of a ‘thwartship bulkhead’?
    a) Separate the crew members for privacy
    b) Provide additional storage space
    c) Reinforce the lifeboat’s structure
    d) Assist in steering the lifeboat

Answer: c) Reinforce the lifeboat’s structure

  1. What is the primary function of a ‘radar reflector’ on a life raft?
    a) Enhance communication signals
    b) Attract marine life for food
    c) Increase visibility on radar
    d) Illuminate the surroundings at night

Answer: c) Increase visibility on radar

  1. In a lifeboat, what is the purpose of a ‘sea anchor’ and ‘trip-line’ combination?
    a) Facilitate faster travel on water
    b) Secure the lifeboat to the ship
    c) Slow down drift and aid recovery
    d) Attract attention from aircraft

Answer: c) Slow down drift and aid recovery

  1. What is the significance of the term “GMDSS” in maritime communication?
    a) Global Maritime Disaster Safety System
    b) General Maritime Directional Signaling
    c) Global Maritime Distress and Safety System
    d) General Maritime Data Security System

Answer: c) Global Maritime Distress and Safety System

  1. How does a hydrostatic release unit operate in launching a life raft?
    a) Activated by manual pumping
    b) Releases the life raft when submerged to a certain depth
    c) Initiates automatic inflation
    d) Detaches from the ship through remote control

Answer: b) Releases the life raft when submerged to a certain depth

  1. What does the term “PFD” stand for in the context of maritime safety?
    a) Personal Floating Device
    b) Positive Flotation Device
    c) Professional Flotation Device
    d) Primary Floating Device

Answer: a) Personal Floating Device

  1. During a lifeboat drill, what is the purpose of a ‘boat hook’?
    a) Provide propulsion to the lifeboat
    b) Rescue a person in the water
    c) Navigate the lifeboat
    d) Secure the lifeboat to the ship

Answer: b) Rescue a person in the water

  1. What is the primary function of a ‘survival suit’ for crew members in cold water conditions?
    a) Provide comfort during emergencies
    b) Enhance visibility on the water
    c) Minimize heat loss and increase buoyancy
    d) Serve as a personal flotation device

Answer: c) Minimize heat loss and increase buoyancy

I hope these questions add value to your preparation. If you have any more requests or need further assistance, feel free to let me know!

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These questions are generated from the e-learning website of DG shipping.

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