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1. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which vessel would sound a fog signal consisting of the ringing of a bell for 5 seconds?

A vessel engaged in fishing, at anchor
A vessel restricted in its ability to maneuver, at anchor
A sailing vessel, at anchor
A sailing vessel becalmed

2. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND By day, you sight a vessel displaying three shapes in a vertical line. The top and bottom shapes are balls, and the middle shape is a diamond. It could be a __________.

vessel trolling
mineclearing vessel
vessel engaged in replenishment at sea

3. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A power-driven vessel with a 150-meter stern tow shall display __________.

three masthead lights in a vertical line
a towing light above the sternlight
two towing lights in a vertical line
a red light over a white light at the masthead

4. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A 60-meter vessel which is trawling is required to show how many white masthead lights at night?


5. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND The masthead light may be located at other than the fore and aft centerline on a power-driven vessel __________.

less than 20 meters in length
less than 12 meters in length
which has separate sidelights carried on the outboard extremes of the vessel's breadth
engaged in fishing

6. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which vessel sounds the same fog signal when underway or at anchor?

A sailing vessel
A vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver
A vessel constrained by her draft
A vessel not under command

7. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND What must be TRUE in order for a stand-on vessel to take action to avoid collision by her maneuver alone?

She must be in sight of the give-way vessel.
There must be risk of collision.
She must determine that the give-way vessel is not taking appropriate action.
All of the above

8. INTERNATIONAL ONLY While underway at night, a power-driven vessel of less than 7 meters in length, whose maximum speed which does not exceed 7 knots, may show __________.

sidelights combined in a single lantern, only
an all-round flashing yellow light, only
one all-round white light, only
a lantern showing a white light exhibited in sufficient time to prevent collision, only

9. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel anchored in fog may warn an approaching vessel by sounding __________.

the whistle continuously
one short, one prolonged, and one short blast of the whistle
five or more short and rapid blasts of the whistle
three distinct strokes on the bell before and after sounding the anchor signal

10. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel is "in sight" of another vessel when __________.

she can be observed by radar
she can be observed visually from the other vessel
she can be plotted on radar well enough to determine her heading
her fog signal can be heard