Lifeboat Distress & EM Signals

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Lifeboat Distress & EM Signals
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Distress and Emergency Signals
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  1. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel may use any sound or light signals to attract the attention of another vessel as long as _________.
    the signal cannot be mistaken for a signal authorized by the Rules
  2. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND One of the signals, other than a distress signal, that can be used by a vessel to attract attention is a(n) _________.
    searchlight
  3. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which signal, other than a distress signal, can be used by a vessel to attract attention?
    Searchlight Beam
  4. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A distress signal ________.
    may be used separately or with other distress signals
  5. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Distress signals may be ________.
    • A. red flares
    • B. smoke signals
    • C. sound signals
    • D. Any of the above
  6. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A continuous sounding of a fog-signal apparatus indicates _________.
    the vessel is in distress
  7. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Continuous sounding of a fog whistle by a vessel is a signal _________.
    of distress
  8. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are underway and hear a vessel continuously sounding her fog whistle. This indicates the other vessel _________.
    is in distress.
  9. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You can indicate that your vessel is in distress by _________.
    continuously sounding a fog whistle
  10. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND If you saw flames aboard a vessel but could see the vessel was not on fire, you would know that the _________.
    vessel required imediate assistance
  11. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which is a distress signal?
    Flames on the vessel as from a burning tar barrel
  12. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which is a distress signal?
    A flaming barrel of oil on deck
  13. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND If you hear the firing of a gun at one minute intervals from another vessel, this indicates that _________.
    the vessel is in distress
  14. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND When a vessel signals her distress by means of a gun or other explosive signal, the firing should be at intervals of approximately ________.
    1 minute
  15. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND An orange flag showing a black circle and a square is a ________.
    distress signal
  16. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You see a vessel displaying the code flag "LIMA" below which is a red ball. The vessel is _________.
    in distress
  17. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A man aboard a vessel, signaling by raising and lowering his outstretched arms to each side, is indicating ________.
    a distress signal
  18. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which signal is recognized as a distress signal?
    A smoke signal giving off orange colored smoke
  19. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND What is NOT a distress signal?
    Basket hanging in the rigging
  20. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND All of the following are distress signals EXCEPT _________.
    giving five or more short and rapid blasts of the whistle
  21. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND What is NOT a distress signal?
    Five or more short and rapid blasts of the whistle
  22. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND What would NOT be a distress signal?
    Green star shells fired from a launcher
  23. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which is Not a distress signal?
    The firing of green star rockets or shells
  24. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which is NOT a distress signal?
    Vertical motion of a white latern at night
  25. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND All of the following are distress signals under the Rules EXCEPT _________.
    International Code Signal "AA"
  26. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND All of the following are distress signals under the Rules EXCEPT ________.
    A green star signal
  27. By day, the signal meaning, "This is the best place to land" is a _________.
    vertical motion of a white flag or the arms
  28. Which is lifesaving signal for, "This is the best place to land"?
    Green star rocket
  29. The signal to guide vessels in distress, which indicates, "This is the best place to land" is the __________.
    letter K in Morse code given by light
  30. Which signal would be used by a shore rescue unit to indicate "Landing here highly dangerous"?
    Horizontal motion with a white flag
  31. Which one of the following signals is made at night by a lifesaving station to indicate "Landing here highly dangerous"?
    Horizontal motion of a white light or flare
  32. The lifesaving signal used to indicate, "Landing here highly dangerous" is ________.
    firing of a red star signal
  33. The firing of a red star signal may mean _________.
    "Slack away"
  34. What is the lifesaving signal for "You are seen - assistance will be given as soon as possible"?
    Orange smoke signal
  35. What is the lifesaving signal for "You are seen - assistance will be given as soon as possible"?
    3 white star signals
  36. The lifesaving signal for "You are seen - assistance will be given as soon as possible" is the ________.
    • A. vertical motion of white flags
    • B. vertical motion of a whitle light or flare
    • C. firing of a green star signal
    • D. None of the above
  37. Which statement is TRUE concerning distress signals in a survival craft?
    Hand held flares and orange smoke signals are required.
  38. By regulation, orange smoke distress signals will expire not more than how many months from the date of manufacture?
    42 months
  39. Each distress signal and self-activated smoke signal must be replaced not later than the marked date of expiration, or not more than how many months from the date of manufacture?
    42 months
  40. What is the maximum length of time that distress flares are approved for?
    3.5 years or 42 months
  41. Which type EPIRB must each ocean-going OSV carry?
    Catagory I
  42. Which vessel greater than 100 GT is NOT required to have an EPIRB?
    A non self-propelled vessel
  43. Each OSV must carry?
    All of the above
  44. CATEGORY I EPIRB's transmit on frequencies that are monitored by?
    Orbiting satellites in space
  45. The EPIRB on an OSV vessel must be stowed?
    so that it will float free if the vessel sinks
  46. The Master shall insure that the EPIRB is?
    tested monthly

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