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

What is the primary purpose of a life jacket during a ship evacuation?
a) To keep you warm in cold water
b) To provide buoyancy and keep you afloat
c) To protect you from shark attacks
d) To signal for rescue helicopters
(Answer: b) To provide buoyancy and keep you afloat)

Which of the following is the correct procedure to wear a life jacket?
a) Wear it loosely around your waist
b) Put it on after entering the water
c) Secure all straps and fasteners tightly
d) Wear it only on one shoulder
(Answer: c) Secure all straps and fasteners tightly)

What should you do if you fall overboard into cold water?
a) Remove your clothing to reduce weight
b) Swim vigorously to generate body heat
c) Keep as still as possible to conserve energy
d) Blow into your hands to warm them up
(Answer: c) Keep as still as possible to conserve energy)

Which of the following is a recommended technique to help conserve body heat in cold water?
a) Splash water on your body to cool down
b) Swim underwater to stay warm
c) Keep your head and neck above water
d) Stay submerged for extended periods
(Answer: c) Keep your head and neck above water)

What is the purpose of a thermal protective aid (TPA) in a life raft?
a) To provide shade from the sun
b) To serve as a signaling device
c) To keep you dry in wet conditions
d) To retain body heat in cold weather
(Answer: d) To retain body heat in cold weather)

How should you position yourself in a life raft to minimize the risk of capsizing?
a) Stand up and keep a lookout for rescue vessels
b) Jump into the water and swim alongside the raft
c) Sit facing inward with your legs inside the raft
d) Lie down flat on top of the raft to reduce wind resistance
(Answer: c) Sit facing inward with your legs inside the raft)

What is the recommended method to attract attention when in a life raft?
a) Shout loudly and continuously
b) Wave your arms and legs frantically
c) Blow the whistle or use other signaling devices
d) Stay quiet and wait for rescuers to spot you
(Answer: c) Blow the whistle or use other signaling devices)

How often should the emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) be tested onboard a ship?
a) Monthly
b) Quarterly
c) Annually
d) Every five years
(Answer: c) Annually)

What is the purpose of a smoke hood or escape hood during a fire emergency?
a) To provide oxygen in low-oxygen environments
b) To protect the eyes from smoke and debris
c) To filter out toxic gases and smoke particles
d) To cool down the body temperature in high-temperature environments
(Answer: c) To filter out toxic gases and smoke particles)

Which of the following actions should you take if you are the first to discover a fire onboard a ship?
a) Attempt to extinguish the fire using available equipment
b) Inform your colleagues and evacuate the area immediately
c) Take photographs or videos of the fire for evidence
d) Ignore the fire and continue with your duties
(Answer: b) Inform your colleagues and evacuate the area immediately)

What is the primary purpose of a fire blanket in a ship’s firefighting equipment?
a) To smother small fires by cutting off the oxygen supply
b) To provide insulation against radiant heat
c) To act as a heat-resistant barrier for evacuation routes
d) To create a physical barrier to prevent fire spread
(Answer: a) To smother small fires by cutting off the oxygen supply)

What is the correct order of actions during a fire emergency according to the “P.A.S.S.” acronym?
a) Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep
b) Squeeze, Aim, Sweep, Pull
c) Aim, Pull, Sweep, Squeeze
d) Sweep, Aim, Squeeze, Pull
(Answer: a) Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep)

What is the purpose of a portable gas detector in a ship’s firefighting equipment?
a) To measure the concentration of oxygen in the air
b) To detect the presence of toxic gases or flammable vapors
c) To monitor the water pressure in firefighting hoses
d) To measure the temperature of the surrounding environment
(Answer: b) To detect the presence of toxic gases or flammable vapors)

Which firefighting equipment should be used for electrical fires?
a) Water spray or foam extinguishers
b) Carbon dioxide (CO2) extinguishers
c) Dry powder extinguishers
d) Fire blankets
(Answer: b) Carbon dioxide (CO2) extinguishers)

What is the purpose of a fire axe in a ship’s firefighting equipment?
a) To break open locked doors or hatches
b) To cut through steel or other materials
c) To provide stability during firefighting operations
d) To serve as a visual deterrent to fire spread
(Answer: a) To break open locked doors or hatches)

What is the primary purpose of a fire door or fire damper in a ship’s structure?
a) To control the flow of fresh air into compartments
b) To prevent the spread of fire and smoke between compartments
c) To provide insulation against radiant heat
d) To act as an emergency escape route
(Answer: b) To prevent the spread of fire and smoke between compartments)

Which of the following should be done before entering a smoke-filled compartment during a fire emergency?
a) Open windows or vents to allow fresh air in
b) Hold your breath and run through the smoke as quickly as possible
c) Cover your mouth and nose with a wet cloth or mask
d) Activate the fire alarm to alert others in the vicinity
(Answer: c) Cover your mouth and nose with a wet cloth or mask)

What should you do if your clothing catches fire?
a) Run as fast as possible to seek help
b) Jump into a nearby body of water
c) Stop, drop to the ground, and roll to extinguish the flames
d) Use a fire extinguisher to put out the fire
(Answer: c) Stop, drop to the ground, and roll to extinguish the flames)

What is the purpose of a fire hydrant system in a ship’s firefighting equipment?
a) To provide drinking water during emergencies
b) To supply water for firefighting operations
c) To control the flow of fresh air into compartments
d) To store firefighting equipment and gear
(Answer: b) To supply water for firefighting operations)

How often should fire drills be conducted onboard a ship?
a) Once a year
b) Once every six months
c) Once every three months
d) Once every month
(Answer: c) Once every three months)

Which of the following is an essential component of a ship’s emergency escape breathing device (EEBD)?
a) A water supply for drinking
b) A built-in GPS system
c) A transparent visor for visibility
d) A mobile phone for communication
(Answer: c) A transparent visor for visibility)

How should you open a door during a fire emergency if it feels hot to the touch?
a) Forcefully push the door open
b) Kick the door open with your foot
c) Use an alternative exit route
d) Keep the door closed and wait for rescue
(Answer: c) Use an alternative exit route)

Which of the following firefighting methods should be used for liquid fuel fires?
a) Water spray or foam extinguishers
b) Carbon dioxide (CO2) extinguishers
c) Dry powder extinguishers
d) Fire blankets
(Answer: c) Dry powder extinguishers)

What is the purpose of a fire alarm system onboard a ship?
a) To detect the presence of smoke or fire
b) To provide background music for crew members
c) To monitor the ship’s fuel consumption
d) To regulate the temperature in various compartments
(Answer: a) To detect the presence of smoke or fire)

How should you move through a smoke-filled compartment during a fire emergency?
a) Crawl low to the ground where the air is clearer
b) Walk upright with a wet cloth over your mouth and nose
c) Skip and jump to minimize exposure to smoke
d) Run as quickly as possible to reach the nearest exit
(Answer: a) Crawl low to the ground where the air is clearer)

What is the purpose of a fire pump in a ship’s firefighting system?
a) To provide water for drinking and cooking
b) To create high-pressure water streams for firefighting
c) To regulate the flow of fuel to the ship’s engines
d) To generate electricity for emergency lighting
(Answer: b) To create high-pressure water streams for firefighting)

Which of the following is a recommended method for closing fire doors or dampers?
a) Slam them shut forcefully
b) Use a crowbar to wedge them open
c) Secure them with bolts or latches
d) Tie them with a rope for easy access
(Answer: c) Secure them with bolts or latches)

What is the purpose of a fire blanket in a ship’s firefighting equipment?
a) To provide insulation against radiant heat
b) To create a physical barrier to prevent fire spread
c) To smother small fires by cutting off the oxygen supply
d) To act as a heat-resistant barrier for evacuation routes
(Answer: d) To act as a heat-resistant barrier for evacuation routes)

Which of the following firefighting equipment should be used for electrical fires?
a) Water spray or foam extinguishers
b) Carbon dioxide (CO2) extinguishers
c) Dry powder extinguishers
d) Fire blankets
(Answer: b) Carbon dioxide (CO2) extinguishers)

What is the purpose of a fire axe in a ship’s firefighting equipment?
a) To cut through steel or other materials
b) To provide stability during firefighting operations
c) To serve as a visual deterrent to fire spread
d) To break open locked doors or hatches
(Answer: d) To break open locked doors or hatches)

What is the primary purpose of a fire door or fire damper in a ship’s structure?
a) To provide insulation against radiant heat
b) To act as an emergency escape route
c) To control the flow of fresh air into compartments
d) To prevent the spread of fire and smoke between compartments
(Answer: d) To prevent the spread of fire and smoke between compartments)

Which of the following should be done before entering a smoke-filled compartment during a fire emergency?
a) Hold your breath and run through the smoke as quickly as possible
b) Open windows or vents to allow fresh air in
c) Cover your mouth and nose with a wet cloth or mask
d) Activate the fire alarm to alert others in the vicinity
(Answer: c) Cover your mouth and nose with a wet cloth or mask)

What should you do if your clothing catches fire?
a) Jump into a nearby body of water
b) Stop, drop to the ground, and roll to extinguish the flames
c) Run as fast as possible to seek help
d) Use a fire extinguisher to put out the fire
(Answer: b) Stop, drop to the ground, and roll to extinguish the flames)

What is the purpose of a fire hydrant system in a ship’s firefighting equipment?
a) To supply water for firefighting operations
b) To control the flow of fresh air into compartments
c) To provide drinking water during emergencies
d) To store firefighting equipment and gear
(Answer: a) To supply water for firefighting operations)

How often should fire drills be conducted onboard a ship?
a) Once every six months
b) Once every three months
c) Once every month
d) Once a year
(Answer: b) Once every three months)

Which of the following is an essential component of a ship’s emergency escape breathing device (EEBD)?
a) A built-in GPS system
b) A transparent visor for visibility
c) A water supply for drinking
d) A mobile phone for communication
(Answer: b) A transparent visor for visibility)

How should you open a door during a fire emergency if it feels hot to the touch?
a) Kick the door open with your foot
b) Forcefully push the door open
c) Keep the door closed and wait for rescue
d) Use an alternative exit route
(Answer: d) Use an alternative exit route)

Which of the following firefighting methods should be used for liquid fuel fires?
a) Carbon dioxide (CO2) extinguishers
b) Water spray or foam extinguishers
c) Fire blankets
d) Dry powder extinguishers
(Answer: d) Dry powder extinguishers)

What is the purpose of a fire alarm system onboard a ship?
a) To provide background music for crew members
b) To monitor the ship’s fuel consumption
c) To regulate the temperature in various compartments
d) To detect the presence of smoke or fire
(Answer: d) To detect the presence of smoke or fire)

How should you move through a smoke-filled compartment during a fire emergency?
a) Walk upright with a wet cloth over your mouth and nose
b) Skip and jump to minimize exposure to smoke
c) Crawl low to the ground where the air is clearer
d) Run as quickly as possible to reach the nearest exit
(Answer: c) Crawl low to the ground where the air is clearer)

What is the purpose of a fire pump in a ship’s firefighting system?
a) To provide water for drinking and cooking
b) To regulate the flow of fuel to the ship’s engines
c) To generate electricity for emergency lighting
d) To create high-pressure water streams for firefighting
(Answer: d) To create high-pressure water streams for firefighting)

Which of the following is a recommended method for closing fire doors or dampers?
a) Use a crowbar to wedge them open
b) Slam them shut forcefully
c) Tie them with a rope for easy access
d) Secure them with bolts or latches
(Answer: d) Secure them with bolts or latches)

What is the purpose of a fire blanket in a ship’s firefighting equipment?
a) To create a physical barrier to prevent fire spread
b) To act as a heat-resistant barrier for evacuation routes
c) To provide insulation against radiant heat
d) To smother small fires by cutting off the oxygen supply
(Answer: b) To act as a heat-resistant barrier for evacuation routes)

Which of the following firefighting equipment should be used for electrical fires?
a) Carbon dioxide (CO2) extinguishers
b) Water spray or foam extinguishers
c) Fire blankets
d) Dry powder extinguishers
(Answer: a) Carbon dioxide (CO2) extinguishers)

What is the purpose of a fire axe in a ship’s firefighting equipment?
a) To provide stability during firefighting operations
b) To cut through steel or other materials
c) To serve as a visual deterrent to fire spread
d) To break open locked doors or hatches
(Answer: d) To break open locked doors or hatches)

What is the primary purpose of a fire door or fire damper in a ship’s structure?
a) To act as an emergency escape route
b) To provide insulation against radiant heat
c) To prevent the spread of fire and smoke between compartments
d) To control the flow of fresh air into compartments
(Answer: c) To prevent the spread of fire and smoke between compartments)

Which of the following should be done before entering a smoke-filled compartment during a fire emergency?
a) Open windows or vents to allow fresh air in
b) Activate the fire alarm to alert others in the vicinity
c) Cover your mouth and nose with a wet cloth or mask
d) Hold your breath and run through the smoke as quickly as possible
(Answer: c) Cover your mouth and nose with a wet cloth or mask)

What should you do if your clothing catches fire?
a) Run as fast as possible to seek help
b) Use a fire extinguisher to put out the fire
c) Jump into a nearby body of water
d) Stop, drop to the ground, and roll to extinguish the flames
(Answer: d) Stop, drop to the ground, and roll to extinguish the flames)

What is the purpose of a fire hydrant system in a ship’s firefighting equipment?
a) To control the flow of fresh air into compartments
b) To provide drinking water during emergencies
c) To store firefighting equipment and gear
d) To supply water for firefighting operations
(Answer: d) To supply water for firefighting operations)

How often should fire drills be conducted onboard a ship?
a) Once a year
b) Once every six months
c) Once every three months
d) Once every month
(Answer: c) Once every three months)

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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