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BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND What would be a "special circumstance" under the Rules?
(D) More than two vessels crossing
INLAND ONLY Which of the following is indicated by a vessel displaying a flashing blue light?
(C) A law enforcement vessel
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which is TRUE if your vessel is the stand-on vessel in a crossing situation?
(B) you must keep your course and speed
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You hear the firing of a gun at one minute intervals from another vessel. What does this signal indicate?
(C) The vessel is in distress
INTERNATIONAL ONLY A signal of one prolonged, one short, one prolonged, and one short blast, in that order is given by which vessel?
(A) A vessel being overtaken in a narrow channel
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which is the duration of each prolonged blast on whistle signals used by a power-driven vessel in fog, whether making way or underway but not making way?
(C) four to six seconds
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which statement is TRUE concerning two sailing vessels approaching each other?
(B) A sailing vessel overtaking another is the give-way vessel.
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which vessel would show 3 shapes in a vertical line, the highest and lowest being balls and the middle shape being a diamond?
(B) Vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver
. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which vessel sounds the same fog signal when underway or at anchor?
(A) A vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver
INTERNATIONAL ONLY You have sighted three red lights in a vertical line on another vessel dead ahead at night. Which vessel would display these lights?
(B) A vessel constrained by her draft
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND When are Barges being towed at night required to exhibit navigation lights?
• (A) At all times
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND In narrow channels, vessels of less than what length shall not impede the safe passage of vessels which can navigate only inside that channel?
(A) 20 meters
INLAND ONLY What is true of a "special flashing light"?
(A) It shall show through an arc of not less than 180°
INTERNATIONAL ONLY Vessels "A" and "B" are meeting on a river as shown in illustration D041RR below, and will pass 1/4 mile apart. Which light on vessel "B" will you see if you are on vessel "A"?
(D) None of the above
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are crossing a narrow channel in a small motorboat. You sight a tankship off your port bow coming up the channel. Which statement is TRUE?
(C) You cannot impede the safe passage of the tankship
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which vessel shall not impede the passage of a vessel which can only navigate inside a narrow channel?
(B) A vessel of less than 20 meters in length
INTERNATIONAL ONLY A wing in ground (WIG) craft cannot comply with the spacing requirement for masthead lights. What is required in this situation?
(D) The WIG's lights must comply as closely as possible, as determined by her government.
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are approaching a bend in a river where, due to the bank, you cannot see around the other side. A vessel on the other side of the bend sounds one prolonged blast. In response, which signal are you required to sound?
(C) Sound a prolonged blast
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND While underway in fog, you hear the fog signal of another vessel ahead. If a risk of collision exists, which action is required by the Rules?
(A) slow to bare steerageway and navigate with caution
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND How long is the duration of a prolonged blast of the whistle?
(B) 4 to 6 seconds
INLAND ONLY A law enforcement vessel patrolling a marine regatta may exhibit a flashing blue light or which of the following alternates?
(C) an alternately flashing red and yellow light
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Rule 14 describes the action to be taken by vessels meeting head-on. Which of the following conditions must exist in order for this rule to apply?
(D) All of the above
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which vessel must have a gong, or other equipment which will make the sound of a gong?
(B) Any vessel over 100 meters
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are underway in heavy fog. You hear the fog signal of a vessel which is somewhere ahead of your vessel. Which action(s) are your required to take?
(D) Slow to minimum to maintain course and navigate with caution
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which identification lights are required to be exhibited on a vessel engaged in trawling?
(A) a green light over a white light
INLAND ONLY Maneuvering signals shall be sounded on inland waters by __________.
(B) power-driven vessels overtaking and in sight of one another
INLAND ONLY You are approaching a vessel displaying the lights as shown in illustration D075RR below. What type of situation is this?
(C) overtaking situation
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which statement is TRUE regarding equipment for sound signals?
(D) Manual sounding of the bell and gong must always be possible
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which signal would a vessel aground show during daylight?
(C) Three black balls
INTERNATIONAL ONLY In a narrow channel, an overtaking vessel which intends to pass on the other vessel's port side would sound which signal?
(A) Two prolonged followed by two short blasts
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND What is the required fog signal for a manned vessel being towed at night?
(D) One prolonged followed by three short blasts
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are on watch in the fog. Your vessel is proceeding at a safe speed when you hear a fog signal ahead of you. The Rules require you to navigate with caution and take which action if danger of collision exists?
(A) Slow to minimum that the vessel can be kept on course
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A sailing vessel is proceeding along a narrow channel and can safely navigate ONLY inside the channel. The sailing vessel approaches a vessel engaged in fishing in the narrow channel. Which statement is TRUE?
(C) The fishing vessel is directed not to impede the passage of the sailing vessel
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which signal, other than a distress signal, can be used by a vessel to attract attention?
(A) Searchlight beam
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Every vessel which is directed by these Rules to keep out of the way of another vessel shall, if the circumstances of the case admit, avoid which action?
(B) crossing ahead of the other
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND The steering and sailing rules for vessels in restricted visibility apply to vessels __________.
(D) navigating in or near an area of restricted visibility
. INLAND ONLY If your tug is pushing a barge ahead at night and it is not a composite unit, which light(s) should show aft on your vessel?
(C) Two towing lights
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND According to the Rules, which vessel is NOT "restricted in her ability to maneuver"?
(B) A sailing vessel
INLAND ONLY At night, what lights are required on barges moored in a group formation more than two barges wide?
(B) Two unobstructed all-round white lights
INLAND ONLY The term "Great Lakes", as defined by the Inland Rules of the Road, includes part of which river(s)?
(D) All of the above
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND The stern light shall be positioned such that it will show from dead astern to how many degrees on each side of the stern of the vessel?
INLAND ONLY Two vessels are in a starboard to starboard meeting situation and will pass well clear approximately 1/4 mile apart. Which action should each vessel take?
(D) Sound a two blast whistle signal and maintain course
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND The rules require which factor to be taken into account when determining safe speed?
(B) The location of vessels detected by radar
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are underway in restricted visibility and hear a fog signal forward of the beam. Nothing appears on your radar screen. You must take what action?
(D) Slow to minimum at which the vessel can be kept on course
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND What does the continuous sounding of a fog whistle by a vessel indicate?
(D) A vessel is in distress
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which signal shall a vessel underway and making way in fog shall sound every two minutes?
(D) One prolonged blast
INLAND ONLY Which statement is TRUE concerning lighting requirements for Great Lakes vessels?
(D) An all-round white light may be carried in lieu of the second masthead light and stern light.
INTERNATIONAL ONLY You are on a power-driven vessel "I" as shown in illustration D036RR below. Vessel "II" is a vessel engaged in fishing within 1/2 a mile of your vessel. Which action should you take?
(A) Change course or speed to avoid vessel "II"
INTERNATIONAL ONLY Power-driven vessels "A" and "B" are meeting on a river as shown in illustration D041RR below and will pass 1/4 mile apart. Which action should the vessels take?
(A) The vessels should continue on course and pass without sounding any whistle signals.
BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND At night you observe a vessel ahead exhibiting three flashes of a white light. What does this signal indicate?
(A) The vessel is operating astern propulsion
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