Welcome to the website where you can pass online the Computer Based Test (CBT) also known as Crew Evaluation System (CES) on the subject «Basic Fire-fighting». Practice like this will help you as a marine specialist improve your knowledge with the help of online studying and appraisal practice. CES/CBT based on practical information and marine specialists experience.
CES & CBT tests developed for evaluating seaman basic knowledge by Seagull Company (rebranded as «OTG»), is an evaluating online-tool, used for revealing any professional preparation needed in specific fields of knowledge, defined by STCW.
CES tests have proven themselves as good tools for the selection and recruitment process, as well as advancing the level of knowledge of the current officers and crew. Ocean Technologies Group use various subjects for question creation, which includes:
- Crowd and Crisis Management;
- Integrated Navigation System (INS);
- Ballast water management;
- Handling and Stowage;
- Vessel operation management and safety;
- Marine engineering;
- Maintenance and repair, etc.
Current test contains Seagull CES questions on the subject «Basic Fire-fighting». Those questions can be used for competence verification specialist capable of preventing accidental situations related with transporting safety, or also for self-examination.
«Basic Fire-fighting» subject includes theoretical and practical information about basics of firefighting on a ship. Knowledge of this information directly shows employee’s competence who holds a relevant post on a vessel, provides to take necessary actions while firefighting, allowing to achieve minimal damage both the ship and its cargo, and to the crew.
On this site Crew Evaluation System Test on the subject «Basic Fire-fighting» contains 21 questions you need to answer with no possibility to go back to previous question. Therefore, we recommend carefully reading each question and making decision with no hurry. In case you have some difficulty answering, you have also possibility to request a hint.
Before carbon dioxide is released into a space to fight a fire, what precautions should be taken? Select as many answers that you think are correct:
Make sure that the space is evacuated.
Close down air ventilation systems.
Close down air extraction systems.
Stop and isolate electrical equipment within the space.
How are fire extinguisher types identified? Select the TWO correct answers:
Using colour coding on part of the extinguisher body.
The type is printed on the body of the extinguisher.
With a card label attached to the handle.
With a coding system shown on the bulkhead.
How does carbon dioxide extinguish a fire in an enclosed space?
By depriving the fire of oxygen.
By cooling down the fire.
By reacting chemically with the fire.
By cooling the air around the fire.
How does foam remove oxygen from a burning oil fire?
By smothering it.
By cooling it.
By changing it.
By mixing with it.
How is heat normally removed from a class A fire?
By using water or foam.
By using CO2 or foam.
By using dry powder.
By using dry powder or CO2.
If there is a fire on board, who will stop ventilation, close fire flaps and start the emergency fire pump if required?
Those allocated to do this on the muster and emergency list.
Fire team 1, working under the guidance of the chief officer.
Fire team 3, working under the guidance of the bosun.
The bridge team, who know what needs to be done.
Is the following statement True or False? Always attempt to extinguish a fire before sounding the alarm:
On a vessel, which plan lets you see where fire extinguishers are located?
The fire control plan.
The loading plan.
The general arrangement plan.
The emergency plan.
On a vessel’s muster list and emergency instructions, how many of the crew are named?
All crew members.
Only the deck officers.
Only the engineer officers.
Only the deck crew.
What are the four parts of the fire tetrahedron?
Heat, fuel, oxygen and a chemical reaction.
Heat, fuel, oxygen and oil.
Heat, fuel carbon monoxide and chemical reaction.
Oxygen, heat, water and a chemical reaction.
What information is found on a fire control panel?
The location of the fire-fighting appliances.
How to use the fire-fighting appliances correctly.
How to respond when a fire is discovered.
How the Master can be reached in case of emergency.
What is one characteristic of a metal fire?
It is very hot.
It is relatively cool.
It is very easy to start.
It is very common.
What should you do if you detect a fire?
Sound the alarm, and then try to extinguish the fire.
Immediately muster at your fire station.
First try to extinguish the fire, and then activate the alarm.
Report to the bridge.
Which fire extinguisher is most suitable for putting out fires involving metal?
Which of the words describes what happens to a fire when oxygen is removed from it?
Which type of fire can water mist be used to quench?
Any type apart from D.
Class A and D only.
Class B and C only.
Class F only.
Which type of fire extinguisher is best suited to putting out an oil fire in the galley?
A suitable foam.
Water – applied by a jet.
Water – applied by a spray.
Which type of fire is carbon dioxide especially suitable for fighting?
One where electricity may be present.
Class A, ordinary combustible materials.
Class B, oil and other flammable liquids.
Class D, a metal fire.
Who is likely to be in charge of the fire-fighting operation if there is a fire in accommodation?
The chief officer.
The chief engineer.
The second officer.
Why should a copy of a vessel’s fire control plan be kept close to the gangway in port? Select the TWO correct answers:
So that the local fire department can see it if they board.
Because it is a SOLAS requirement.
Because it is useful for the gangway security watch.
Because there is nowhere else to keep it.
You are making a muster list for the vessel crew. Who would you put into the fire hose partly?
A person who knows what they are doing.
One of the able seaman.
One of the engineer officers.
One of the deck officers.
* In some questions may be more, than one right answer.
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