Welcome to the website where you can pass online the Computer Based Test (CBT) also known as Crew Evaluation System (CES) on the subject «Personal Survival at Sea». 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 «Personal Survival, Familiarisation». Those questions can be used for competence verification specialist capable of preventing accidental situations related with transporting safety, or also for self-examination.
«Personal Survival, Familiarisation» subject includes theoretical and practical information about advanced training for work on the ship. Knowledge of this information directly indicates the competence of the employee holding the appropriate position on the ship in emergency situations. The employee must comply with the established rules for survival in case of a shipwreck or other force majeure unforeseen situations.
On this site Crew Evaluation System Test on the subject «Personal Survival, Familiarisation» contains 15 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.
A passenger is sailing with a baby. What should you do when they arrive for the pre-sailing abandon ship drill? Select the ONE best answer:
Find a buoyant cot to put the baby in.
Give the passenger an adult lifejacket and some extension cords.
Give the passenger an adult lifejacket and tell them to hold the baby tightly.
Put the passenger and baby into the lifeboat first.
How can you maximise the range of a SART after you have abandoned ship? Select the ONE correct answer:
Fix it high on the ship.
Fix it high on the survival craft.
Press the boost button.
Fit the special battery.
How long can a portable survival craft radio be expected to work for in an emergency situation? Select the ONE correct answer:
On joining a new ship, how would you find out which Muster Station you have been given? Select the ONE best answer:
Look at the Muster List or emergency plan.
Look at the Safety Plan.
Look on the back of the cabin door.
Look around the deck.
Solid lifejackets cover more of your chest than your back. Why is this? Select the ONE best answer:
So that you float with your face up and your mouth clear of the water.
So that you can swim more easily.
So that they are easier to put on.
So that they keep your heart warm.
What is the best way to send a distress message from a sinking ship? Select the ONE correct answer:
Use the EPIRB.
Use a parachute flare.
Use the main GMDSS transmitter.
Use an air band radio.
What is the main purpose of a Thermal Protective Aid (TPA)? Select the ONE correct answer:
To keep someone warm.
To allow you to abandon ship without getting wet.
To cool someone down.
To cover a Partially Enclosed lifeboat.
What is the standard IMO general alarm signal? Select the ONE correct answer:
Continuous ringing of the alarm bell.
Seven short blasts followed by one long blast on the ship’s whistle or siren with the same signal sounding simultaneously with the alarm bells.
Intermittent ringing of the alarm bell.
A spoken command over the public address system.
What is “hypothermia”? Select the ONE correct answer:
A low body temperature.
An injection against colds and flu.
A high body temperature.
A fear of cold weather.
What would you use an “air band” radio for? Select the ONE correct answer:
To talk to a search aircraft.
To transmit further than a VHF radio.
To transmit further than a UHF radio.
To transmit ashore via a satellite.
Where can you get more information about a type of life-raft you have not seen before? Select the ONE correct answer:
In the LSA Training Manual.
In the safety management manual.
On the Safety Plan.
Ask the storeman.
Which of these can be seen furthest away from you? Select the ONE correct answer:
A hand flare.
A buoyant smoke float.
A rocket line.
A parachute flare.
Why might you have to learn two sets of emergency duties? Select the ONE best answer:
So you can apply for promotion.
So you can act as reserve for someone who cannot do their duties.
Because your duties might not be clear.
Because the master is tough.
You are in the water on a foggy night. How can your lifejacket help you to be found? Select the ONE best answer:
Blow the whistle.
Reflective tape will show your position.
The light will show your position.
It is brightly coloured.
You are in the water wearing a SOLAS inflatable lifejacket. It is losing pressure. What can you do? Select the ONE best answer:
Blow into the top up tube.
Activate the 2nd gas bottle.
Pull the red toggle.
* In some questions may be more, than one right answer.
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