Sea School Rules of the Road Test B

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Constrained by her draftIntern only- A vessel showing a cylinder shape entering from seaward is:Answer with one prolonged blastBoth intern and inland- You are ascending up river and approach a bend and you hear a prolonged blast from around the bend, you should:The vessel is unable to maneuver as required by the rules due to some exceptional circumstanceInland only- A vessel displaying two black balls in a vertical line means:A vessel servicing or picking up a buoyBoth intern and inland- A power-driven vessel exhibiting ball-diamond-ball day shapes is:all of the above (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 towBoth intern and inland- An inconspicuous, partly submerged object being towed shall display the following?B and C ( The Great Lakes on the U.S. side of the International Boundary, Harbors and rivers shoreward of the COLREGS demarcation linesInland only- As defined by the Inland Navigation Rules, the term "Inland Water" includes?Three red lightsIntern only- In addition to her mast, side, and stern lights, a vessel Constrained By Draft and severely restricted in her ability to deviate will display:Reduce her speed to the minimum to be kept on courseBoth intern and inland- Any vessel which hears a fog signal forward of her beam from another vessel shall:Being towed and mannedBoth intern and inland- Your vessel is underway in restricted visibility and you hear one prolonged and three short blasts, this is a vessel:Two prolonged blasts on the whistleBoth intern and inland- You are a power-driven vessel underway, and making no way through the water when a dense fog sets in. What whistle signal would you sound?Making way thought the waterInland only- A power-driven vessel not under command shall display two all-round red lights in a vertical line where they can best be seen, sidelights and a sternlight when:Is altering course to starboardIntern only- In a crossing situation, one short blast by the give-way vessel indicates that the vessel:One short blastInland only- You are approaching dead astern to another vessel and intend to overtake on the other vessel's starboard side, which whistle signal would you sound?A distress signalBoth intern and inland- A person signaling aboard another vessel with their arms being raised and lowered outstretched to each side, is indicating:When it becomes apparent to you that the give-way vessel is not taking appropriate actionBoth intern and inland- You are the stand-on vessel and may take action to avoid collision by your maneuvering alone. When may this action be taken?One prolonged blastBoth intern and inland- When approaching a river bend with an obscured view of the other side you should sound which whistle signal:Four to six secondsBoth intern and inland- The correct duration of a "prolonged blast" is:To maintain course and speedBoth intern and inland- A stand-on power-driven vessel in a crossing situation is required:From sunset to sunrise and from sunrise to sunset in restricted visibilityBoth intern and inland- A vessel's lights must be displayed as required by the Rules:The fishing vessel is stand-on because she is engaged in fishingInland only- In crossing situation with a fishing vessel displaying two cones, apexes together which is to port side of a power-driven vessel:"I intend to leave you on my port side."Inland only- When two power-driven vessels are meeting a one short blast from either vessel means:Starboard side of the channelBoth intern and inland- When proceeding upbound in a narrow channel or fairway, you should keep to the:Restricted in her ability to maneuverBoth intern and inland- A vessel exhibiting red over white over red lights in a vertical line is:Two prolonged blasts on the whistleBoth intern and inland- A power-driven vessel underway, stopped and making no way through the water in restricted visibility shall sound which whistle signal?AgroundBoth intern and inland- In restricted visibility, your vessel is nearing charted shallow area and you hear three strokes of a bell, a rapid ringing of the bell, and three more strokes of the bell. This signal indicates a vessel is:During periods of restricted visibilityBoth intern and inland- Navigation lights shall be displayed aboard a vessel underway, daytime or night time:22.5Both intern and inland- An overtaking situation is deemed when one vessel is approaching another from more than how many degrees abaft the beam?Given ONLY when the pilot vessel is making wayBoth intern and inland- Which statement is TRUE concerning the identity signal of four short blasts given by pilotage vessel in restricted visibility?A black cone, apex downwardBoth intern and inland- You see a sailing vessel on your port beam. You know that she is also propelled by machinery if she shows:The situation involves risk of collisionIntern only- Two power-driven vessels are in a crossing situation, the vessel which has the other to her starboard must keep out of the way if:Pushing vessel and a vessel being pushed ahead are rigidly connected in a composite unitBoth intern and inland- Power-driven vessels display similar lights as a:All of the above (seaplanes, nondisplacement craft, barges)Both intern and inland- A "vessel" is defined in the Rules as:Stay clear, the vessel is unable to keep out of the way of other vesselsBoth intern and inland- A vessel displaying a ball-diamond-ball day shape when underway, you should:Five short and rapid blastsBoth intern and inland- Stand-on vessels in a crossing situation may take action to avoid collision, but should FIRST sound:A vessel of less than 20 meters in lengthInland/Intern- Vessels which can only navigate within a narrow channel or fairway shall NOT have their passage impeded by:Vessel engaged in mine clearance operationsInland/Intern- Which vessel would show 3 balls--one near the foremast head and one at each end of the fore yard?Sidelights and sternlightBoth intern and inland- If any, what lights, should you show at night if your vessel was broken down and being towed by another vessel?The other vessel because it is sailingBoth intern and inland- You are on open water aboard a power-driven vessel and sight a sailing vessel off your port bow. Who is the stand on vessel?A vessel restricted in her ability to maneuverBoth intern and inland- In restricted visibility, there is a vessel that sounds one prolonged and two short blasts when either underway or at anchor?Take proper avoiding action as soon as possibleBoth intern and inland- In restricted visibility, you observe your radar and conclude that risk of collision exists with a vessel which is 1 mile off your starboard bow. You should: