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1. INLAND ONLY A power-driven vessel, when leaving a dock or berth, must sound what signal?

Three short blasts
A long blast
A prolonged blast
No signal is required.

2. INTERNATIONAL ONLY A vessel sounds one short blast. This signal indicates the vessel __________.

intends to alter course to starboard
intends to pass starboard to starboard
is altering course to starboard
intends to pass port to port

3. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which statement is TRUE concerning a partly submerged vessel being towed?

It must show a yellow light at each end.
It will show red lights along its length.
A diamond shape will be carried at the aftermost extremity of the tow.
All of the above

4. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which statement about the Navigation Rules is TRUE?

The rules require vessels to comply with Traffic Separation Scheme regulations.
The rules use the term "safe speed."
The Rules permit a stand-on vessel to take action prior to being in extremis.
All of the above are correct.

5. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND What is used to show the presence of a partly submerged object being towed?

A diamond shape on the towed object
An all-round light at each end of the towed object
A searchlight from the towing vessel in the direction of the tow
All of the above

6. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel conducting mineclearing operations will show __________.

three balls in a vertical line
two balls in a vertical line
one ball near the foremast and one ball at each fore yard
one diamond near the foremast head and one ball at each fore yard

7. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel engaged in mineclearing shows special identity lights __________.

in addition to the lights required for a power-driven vessel
which mean that other vessels should not approach within 1000 meters of the mineclearing vessel
which are green and show all-round
All of the above

8. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Three short blasts of the whistle means __________.

"danger"
"I am in distress"
the vessel is not under command (broken down)
"I am operating astern propulsion"

9. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are heading due east (090°) and observe a vessel's red sidelight on your port beam. The vessel may be heading __________.

northwest (315°)
southeast (135°)
northeast (045°)
southwest (225°)

10. INLAND ONLY A power-driven vessel, when leaving a dock or berth, must sound what signal?

Three short blasts
A long blast
A prolonged blast
No signal is required.