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Here are 50 more multiple-choice questions with answers on the topic of personal survival techniques in a ship:

What is the first step you should take when abandoning ship?
a) Grab your personal belongings
b) Put on a life jacket
c) Form a group with other survivors
d) Jump into the water immediately
(Answer: b) Put on a life jacket)

How often should you inspect your life jacket?
a) Once every voyage
b) Once a year
c) Once every three years
d) It doesn’t need inspection
(Answer: b) Once a year)

What should you do before entering a life raft?
a) Inflate the life raft fully
b) Check for sharp objects inside the raft
c) Gather food and water supplies
d) Wait for instructions from the crew
(Answer: b) Check for sharp objects inside the raft)

How should you position yourself in a life raft?
a) Sit on the floor
b) Stand upright
c) Lie down flat
d) Kneel on one knee
(Answer: c) Lie down flat)

What should you do if a life raft has too much air?
a) Deflate the raft slightly
b) Inflate it further for added buoyancy
c) Jump out of the raft to release air
d) Ignore the excess air
(Answer: a) Deflate the raft slightly)

How can you attract attention while in a life raft?
a) Shout loudly
b) Blow the whistle
c) Jump out of the raft and swim
d) Stay silent
(Answer: b) Blow the whistle)

What is the purpose of a sea anchor in a life raft?
a) To repel sharks
b) To keep the raft afloat
c) To provide shade
d) To stabilize the raft and prevent drifting
(Answer: d) To stabilize the raft and prevent drifting)

How often should you check the integrity of the life raft’s canopy?
a) Every 6 months
b) Every 2 years
c) Every 5 years
d) It doesn’t need checking
(Answer: a) Every 6 months)

What should you do if the life raft overturns in rough seas?
a) Attempt to flip it back to its original position
b) Abandon the life raft and swim to find another one
c) Climb on top of the overturned life raft for stability
d) Hold onto the ropes underneath the life raft for support
(Answer: c) Climb on top of the overturned life raft for stability)

How can you conserve water in a life raft?
a) Drink seawater in small quantities
b) Collect rainwater using a makeshift container
c) Share water with other survivors
d) Ignore the need to conserve water
(Answer: b) Collect rainwater using a makeshift container)

How should you distribute weight in a life raft to maintain stability?
a) Keep all weight in the center of the raft
b) Spread weight evenly throughout the raft
c) Concentrate weight on one side of the raft
d) Stand up and move around frequently
(Answer: b) Spread weight evenly throughout the raft)

How should you protect yourself from exposure in a life raft?
a) Remove clothing to cool down
b) Huddle together with other survivors for warmth
c) Stay outside the raft to avoid suffocation
d) Ignore the need for protection from exposure
(Answer: b) Huddle together with other survivors for warmth)

What should you do if a shark approaches the life raft?
a) Jump out of the raft and swim away
b) Use a fishing rod to catch the shark
c) Hit the shark with a paddle or oar
d) Ignore the shark and hope it swims away
(Answer: c) Hit the shark with a paddle or oar)

What should you do if you spot a rescue helicopter in the distance?
a) Wave your arms and shout for attention
b) Ignore the helicopter and continue floating in the raft
c) Dive underwater to avoid detection
d) Attempt to swim towards the helicopter
(Answer: a) Wave your arms and shout for attention)

How can you signal for help in a life raft?
a) Shine a flashlight towards the sky
b) Use a mirror to reflect sunlight
c) Blow up a balloon and release it
d) Tie a distress flag to the raft’s canopy
(Answer: b) Use a mirror to reflect sunlight)

How can you protect yourself from hypothermia in a life raft?
a) Remove wet clothing and dry off with a towel
b) Stay submerged in the water to maintain body temperature
c) Huddle together with other survivors for warmth
d) Ignore the risk of hypothermia
(Answer: c) Huddle together with other survivors for warmth)

What should you do if someone falls overboard while in a life raft?
a) Jump into the water to rescue them
b) Use a rope to pull them back into the raft
c) Yell for help and hope for assistance
d) Ignore the situation and continue floating
(Answer: b) Use a rope to pull them back into the raft)

How can you create shade in a life raft?
a) Use a piece of clothing as a makeshift umbrella
b) Stretch out the raft’s canopy to create shade
c) Ignore the need for shade
d) Jump into the water to cool down
(Answer: b) Stretch out the raft’s canopy to create shade)

How can you protect your body from saltwater sores in a life raft?
a) Apply sunscreen regularly
b) Keep your body submerged in the water
c) Rinse your body with freshwater whenever possible
d) Ignore the need for protection from sores
(Answer: c) Rinse your body with freshwater whenever possible)

What should you do if you spot a nearby land while in a life raft?
a) Swim towards the land as fast as possible
b) Yell for help and attract attention from the shore
c) Ignore the land and continue floating in the raft
d) Assess the distance and decide the best course of action
(Answer: d) Assess the distance and decide the best course of action)

How can you protect your eyes from saltwater irritation in a life raft?
a) Keep your eyes closed at all times
b) Wear sunglasses or protective eyewear
c) Ignore the irritation and continue floating
d) Splash freshwater on your face frequently
(Answer: b) Wear sunglasses or protective eyewear)

What should you do if you encounter a strong current while in a life raft?
a) Attempt to paddle against the current
b) Allow the current to carry you and conserve energy
c) Yell for help continuously to attract attention
d) Ignore the current and continue floating
(Answer: b) Allow the current to carry you and conserve energy)

How can you prevent seasickness in a life raft?
a) Take anti-seasickness medication
b) Lie down flat and close your eyes
c) Ignore the symptoms of seasickness
d) Continuously look at the horizon
(Answer: d) Continuously look at the horizon)

What should you do if the life raft gets punctured or damaged?
a) Ignore the damage and continue using the raft
b) Attempt to repair the damage using available materials
c) Abandon the raft and swim to find another one
d) Use a rope to tie up the damaged area
(Answer: b) Attempt to repair the damage using available materials)

How should you position yourself in the water if you have to swim to shore?
a) Swim on your back to conserve energy
b) Swim on your stomach to maintain visibility
c) Swim sideways to navigate against the current
d) Ignore the need to position yourself in the water
(Answer: a) Swim on your back to conserve energy)

What should you do if you encounter a large wave while in the water?
a) Dive underwater to avoid the impact
b) Swim towards the wave to ride it to shore
c) Stay on the surface and brace for impact
d) Ignore the wave and continue swimming
(Answer: a) Dive underwater to avoid the impact)

How can you protect your feet from injuries in the water?
a) Wear swim fins or protective footwear
b) Ignore the need for foot protection
c) Keep your feet elevated out of the water
d) Wrap your feet with bandages
(Answer: a) Wear swim fins or protective footwear)

What should you do if you are the first to spot a rescue vessel?
a) Wave your arms and shout for attention
b) Ignore the vessel and continue swimming
c) Dive underwater to avoid detection
d) Swim towards the vessel as fast as possible
(Answer: a) Wave your arms and shout for attention)

How can you protect your head from the sun in the water?
a) Wear a hat or cap
b) Submerge your head in the water
c) Ignore the need for head protection
d) Apply sunscreen to your scalp
(Answer: a) Wear a hat or cap)

What should you do if you see a group of survivors in the water?
a) Swim towards them and join their group
b) Keep a safe distance and observe their actions
c) Ignore the survivors and focus on your own survival
d) Signal for help and report the survivors to authorities
(Answer: b) Keep a safe distance and observe their actions)

How can you protect your hands from injuries in the water?
a) Wear gloves or protective hand coverings
b) Keep your hands submerged in the water
c) Ignore the need for hand protection
d) Wrap your hands with cloth or bandages
(Answer: a) Wear gloves or protective hand coverings)

What should you do if you spot a floating object in the water while swimming?
a) Ignore the object and continue swimming
b) Swim towards the object and investigate
c) Splash the water to attract attention to the object
d) Signal for help and report the object to authorities
(Answer: a) Ignore the object and continue swimming)

How can you signal for help if you are unable to shout or make noise?
a) Use a whistle or signaling mirror
b) Wave your arms vigorously
c) Splash the water to create sound
d) Write a distress message on a floating object
(Answer: a) Use a whistle or signaling mirror)

What should you do if you encounter a strong current while swimming?
a) Swim against the current with all your strength
b) Allow the current to carry you and conserve energy
c) Shout for help continuously to attract attention
d) Swim in circles to navigate against the current
(Answer: b) Allow the current to carry you and conserve energy)

How can you protect your body from jellyfish stings in the water?
a) Swim at a fast pace to avoid encounters
b) Ignore the need for protection from jellyfish stings
c) Wear a full-body wetsuit or protective clothing
d) Splash the water to scare away jellyfish
(Answer: c) Wear a full-body wetsuit or protective clothing)

What should you do if you get cramps while swimming in the water?
a) Panic and scream for help
b) Ignore the cramps and continue swimming
c) Float on your back and stretch the affected muscle
d) Dive underwater to alleviate the cramps
(Answer: c) Float on your back and stretch the affected muscle)

How can you protect your neck from strain while swimming in the water?
a) Keep your head submerged at all times
b) Stretch your neck muscles before swimming
c) Ignore the need for neck protection
d) Use a floating device to support your neck
(Answer: d) Use a floating device to support your neck)

What should you do if you are caught in a rip current while swimming?
a) Swim against the current with all your strength
b) Remain calm and swim parallel to the shore to escape the current
c) Yell for help and wait for assistance
d) Stay in one place and wait for the current to subside
(Answer: b) Remain calm and swim parallel to the shore to escape the current)

How can you protect your ears from water pressure while swimming?
a) Ignore the need for ear protection
b) Use earplugs or swimmer’s ear bands
c) Dive underwater frequently to equalize ear pressure
d) Tilt your head to the side to allow water to drain
(Answer: b) Use earplugs or swimmer’s ear bands)

What should you do if you encounter a strong undertow while swimming?
a) Swim towards the shore as fast as possible
b) Allow the undertow to carry you and conserve energy
c) Yell for help continuously to attract attention
d) Swim against the undertow with all your strength
(Answer: b) Allow the undertow to carry you and conserve energy)

How can you protect your body from marine life bites or stings in the water?
a) Ignore the need for protection from marine life
b) Splash the water to scare away marine life
c) Swim at a fast pace to avoid encounters
d) Wear a full-body wetsuit or protective clothing
(Answer: d) Wear a full-body wetsuit or protective clothing)

What should you do if you become disoriented while swimming in the water?
a) Panic and scream for help
b) Swim in random directions to find your way
c) Stay calm and try to locate a reference point
d) Dive underwater to get a clearer view
(Answer: c) Stay calm and try to locate a reference point)

How can you protect your body from sunburn while swimming in the water?
a) Apply waterproof sunscreen before swimming
b) Ignore the need for sun protection
c) Swim only during early morning or late afternoon
d) Wear a wetsuit that covers most of your body
(Answer: a) Apply waterproof sunscreen before swimming)

What should you do if you get entangled in underwater vegetation while swimming?
a) Panic and thrash around to free yourself
b) Ignore the vegetation and continue swimming
c) Stay calm and gently untangle yourself from the vegetation
d) Dive deeper underwater to escape the vegetation
(Answer: c) Stay calm and gently untangle yourself from the vegetation)

How can you conserve energy while swimming in the water for a prolonged period?
a) Swim at a fast pace to reach your destination quickly
b) Stay submerged in the water to reduce resistance
c) Ignore the need to conserve energy
d) Use a floating device to rest and conserve energy
(Answer: d) Use a floating device to rest and conserve energy)

What should you do if you encounter a strong tidal current while swimming?
a) Swim against the current with all your strength
b) Allow the current to carry you and conserve energy
c) Shout for help continuously to attract attention
d) Swim towards the shore as fast as possible
(Answer: b) Allow the current to carry you and conserve energy)

How can you protect your body from floating debris or sharp objects in the water?
a) Swim at a slow pace to minimize encounters
b) Wear a full-body wetsuit or protective clothing
c) Ignore the need for body protection
d) Splash the water to create sound and scare away debris
(Answer: b) Wear a full-body wetsuit or protective clothing)

What should you do if you encounter a strong cross-current while swimming?
a) Swim against the current with all your strength
b) Allow the current to carry you and conserve energy
c) Yell for help continuously to attract attention
d) Swim in circles to navigate against the current
(Answer: b) Allow the current to carry you and conserve energy)

How can you protect your body from chafing or skin irritation while swimming?
a) Apply petroleum jelly to areas prone to chafing
b) Ignore the need for body protection
c) Swim at a slow pace to reduce friction
d) Keep your body fully submerged in the water
(Answer: a) Apply petroleum jelly to areas prone to chafing)

What should you do if you feel exhausted or fatigued while swimming in the water?
a) Panic and scream for help
b) Swim as fast as possible to reach your destination quickly
c) Float on your back and rest to regain energy
d) Ignore the fatigue and continue swimming
(Answer: c) Float on your back and rest to regain energy)

Remember, these questions and answers are provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered as official exam questions. It’s always recommended to refer to the official study material and guidelines provided by the Directorate General of Shipping for accurate and up-to-date information.

 

 

 

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

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