Synergy Quiz Bsc Welcome to your Synergy Quiz Bsc 1. A fuel tank on a barge has been certified by a marine chemist as being "Safe for Men" and "Safe for fire." This condition may change if___________.the ambient temperature changesa product leaks into the certified tankmuck, sludge, or scale in the tank give off additional vaporsall of the above 2. In the event of an exhaust duct fire, most dry chemical and carbon dioxide, galley range, fixed extinguishing systems areautomatically activated through the action of a stainless steel cable, spring and afusible linkstack switchthermostatpyrostat 3. Which of the listed fire extinguishing agents would be suitable for use on an oil fire, but dangerous on an electrical fire?CO2Water fogHalonDry chemical 4. The horizontal fore and aft movement of a vessel is calledyawswayheavesurge 5. Which of the following conditions will allow for a work vest to be substituted for a lifejacket in the total count of the required lifesaving gear?When it is approved by the MasterWhen working near or over the waterWhen stowed away from the ring buoysA work vest may never be counted as a lifejacket 6. What safety information can be found in the fire control plan that is posted or available in booklet form on your ship?Location of fire doorsLocation of the remote means of stopping fansParticulars of the fire detecting systemAll of the above. 7. When involved in fighting a fire aboard a ship with an aluminum superstructure, it is important to remember that aluminum structures exposed to the high heatgenerate poisonous fumesare more susceptible to collapse than steel structuresare susceptible to spontaneous ignitionall of the above 8. The fire protection provided for the propulsion motor and generator of a diesel electric drive vessel is usually afixed foam extinguisherfixed CO2 systemsteam smothering systemcarbon tetrachloride extinguishing system 9. The most common cooling agent used for fighting fires on tank vessels iscarbon dioxideflue gaswatersteam smothering 10. A disadvantage of using CO2 for firefighting is thatthe CO2 does not cool the firethe cylinders are regulated pressure vesselsthey are not effective on class "B" firesthey are not effective on class "C" fires 11. Approved buoyant work vests may be carried aboard tank vessels and shall be worn by crew memberswhen working near or over the water under unfavorable working conditionsunder the supervision and control of designated ship's officersas substitutes for the approved life preservers during routine drills, weather permitting, when a vessel is moored piersideall of the above 12. According to Regulations , all merchant vessels are required to have muster lists and are to be postedon the navigating bridgein the engine roomin the crew accomodation spacesall of the above 13. When required to work where there may be explosive gases, you should use tools which areapproved by the Coast Guardhigh carbon steelfixed with a ferrous covernonsparking 14. The vertical motion of a floating vessel is known assurgeswayheavepitch 15. An acceptable method of dealing with accumulated oil found in the pump room bilges is totransfer the oil to the sea chestpump the oil into the slop tanksdischarge the oil over the side on an outgoing tidepump the oil into a clean ballast tank 16. Personnel who are moving or handling material aboard ship should NOT follow which of the listed practices?Signaling that all personnel are clear before lifting or lowering material.Examining material for sharp edges or protruding points before handling.Closing, tagging, or securing valves that permit entrance of steam, water, or air into a fitting or other equipment.Throwing materials from high places to the deck. 17. Halon extinguishers used on a class "C" fire should be directed at thebase of the equipmenttop of the equipmentpower sourcesource of the fire 18. When taking tank soundings , coating the tape with chalk helps tobetter identify the correct readingshow the depth of any water in an oil tankmake the tape roll easierreduce possibility of sparks Time is Up!