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What is sea power?
A nation's ability to protect its political, economic, and military interests by controlling the seas.
The principal operational components of our nations's sea power are
a. Naval power
b. Ocean Science
C. Ocean Industry
D. Ocean commerce
The six conditions required for a nations to have sea power according to Mahan are
a. An advantageous georgraphical position
b. Serviceable coastlines, abundant natural resources, and a favorable climeate
c. Extent of territory
d. A population large enough to defend its territory
e. A society with an aptitude for the sea and comercial enterprise
f. A government with the influence to dominate the sea.
In today's worlk, sea power includes
maritime industry and marine sciences.
To protect ourselves and to keep our econmomy going, this country must
a. Import raw materials, convert them into manufactured goods, and transport them to marketplaces throughout the world via shipping.
b. Keep sea-lanes open and safe in times of peace and tension, and deny sea=lanes to the enemy in times of war.
The primary tasks of the U.S. Navy's operating forces are to
a. Seek out and destroy enemy naval forces
b. Suppress enemy sea commerce gains
C. Maintain general naval supremacy
D. Control Vital sea areas
e. Protect vital sea lines of communication
The Navy is modernizing its arsenal by
a. researching and developing new weapons
b. Laying up old ships to save the cost of operating and overhauling so money can be shifted to constructing modern ships
C. Purchasing highly effective aircraft and ships, such as nuclear propulsion aircraft carriers (CVNs) and ballistic submarines (SSBNs), and at the same time, developing new classes of cost-effective ships
The missions of the Navy determined by our national strataegy are
a Sea control
B. Power projection
Navy missions, as determined by national strategy, are carried out by
a. Maintaining a ready and capable submarine-launched variety of ballistic missiles
B. Deploying operationally ready naval forces to various overseas location throughout the world.
c. Maintaining an open and secure sea line of communication betwen the U.S. and its forward deployed forces allies and areas of the world essential for imports.
In peacetime, the U.S. Merchant Marines
transport essential materials to and form the United States for the defense of the free world.
In wartime, the mission of the U.S. Merchant Marines is to
a. Resupply American and allied military forces overseas
b. Provide wet and dry replenishments and other direct services to ships underway.
c. Increase combatant naval forces by being armed to carry out convoy antiaicraft, and antisubmarine duties
d. Transport essential materials and cargo needed for the U.S. economy and the economy of allies overseas.
The peacetime mission of the Coast Guard includes
a. Enforcing maritime laws and treaties
b. conducting search and rescue operations
c. Enforcing U.S. drug and contraband laws
d. Installing and mainaining aids to navigation
e. Icebreaking operations that keep commercial vessel traffic moving in domestic waters and support scientific research in teh Artic and Antartic.
The wartime mission of the U.S. Coast Guard includes
a. Maintaining in-prot safety and security
b. Maintaining commercial vessel safety
c. Assuming convoy duties as well as antisubmarine warfare duties.
The peacetime mission of the Military Sealift Command is to
support the mission-ready ships at sea by providing fuel and other essential supplies
The wartime mission of the Military Sealift Command is to
a. Move troops, equipment, and other suppleis
b. Provide replenishment to ships on station and under-way.
Some safety precautions that could save lives include:
a Observe all safety precautions
b. Report unsafe conditions
C. Warn your shipmates of hazards
d. Wear protective clothing and equipment
e. Stay alert
Being aboard ship is dangerous. Some dangerous shipboard environments you may woark in or work around involve
a. Powerful machinery'b. High-speed equipment
c. High-temperature, high pressure steam
d. Volatile fuels and propellants
e. Heavy lifts.
f. High explosives
g. Electrical voltages
h. Winds and waves.
The publication that contains information on using, storing, and disposing of hazardous materials is the:
Material Safety Data Sheets 9MSDS).
According to you shoud follow MSDS guidelines when handling hazardous materials.
OPNAVINST 5100319,
The boat safety precautions that every Sailor should know include
a. Obey all orders from the coxswain
b. Embark in a quiet, orderly manner and move as far forward as possible. Once embarked, stay in place.
c. Keep all parts of your body in the boat; do not sit on gunwales.
d. Don't engage in horseplay.
e. Never distract the attention of crew memebers from their duties.
f. Don't sit on life jackets; this will mat the filler and reduce buoyancy.
g. when told to do so, don your life jacket immediately.
h. Don't smoke in a boat.
i. If told to embark or dismbark, do so without argument. During heavy weather, boat loads will be reduced.
If a boat swamps:.............
Don't panic!
Panic is easily spread from person to person causing people to lose their lives.
You should learn toe location of cleats, bitts, and pad eyes on a ship's deck because they're
tripping hazards: if you know where hazards are located, you stnd a better chance of avoiding the hazard.
Two hazards found on flight decks of aircraft carriers are
a. propellers
b. Jet engines
Handling cargo improperly can result in injury and death. In the following cases you should tkae the indicated precautions.
a. When working with line, never stand in the bight of a line. Keep clear of lines under strain because a line under strain can break with a whiplike snap that can cause severe brusing, broken bones, amputations, or death.
b. When lifting heavy objects, crouch close to the load with fee spread. Grip the object and lift with your arm and leg muscles (not your back). If the load is too heavy for one person to lift, ask for help.
c. When steadying a load, use the nonworking side of a ship for fore-and-aft travel. Don't stand between the load and a fixed object; don't stand under a suspended load; and never rie loads.
The... grants permission for any work done aloft.
Before permission is given for personnel to work aloft, the following precaustions are taken:
a. Power is secured on radio and radar antennas and controls associated with antennas are tagged.
b. The engineer officer is notified to prevent operations such as lifting boiler safety valves or blowing tubes.
Lifelines are
safety barriers to prevent personnel from falling or being washed over the side.
When working over the side, you should wear the following equipment:
a. Standard Navy safety harness with safety line attached and tended by someone on deck
An inherently buoyant life jacket with a hole in the back, allowing you to wear a safty harness.
Most accidents involving stam happen in
engine rooms and firerooms.
You should never enter a closed space until it's certified by the gas free engineer
because closed compartments contain unexpected dangers, including pressures, toxic gases, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and possibley no oxygen.
The symptoms caused by bad air include:
a. Labored breathing
b. Excessive fatigue
c. Headache
d. Dizziness
Open flame and naked lights are defined as follow:
The term open flame includes all forms of fuel and gas lanterns, lighted candles, matches, cigarette lighters, and so on.
b. The term naked lights includes any unprotected electrical lighting device.
You should take the following actions when storing solvents:
a. Label all containers used to store solvents
b. Store solvents in appropriate lockers.
When handling a weapon, you need to think about what you're doing
because accidents don't "just happen;" they're caused. In fact, they're often caused by personnel who don't follow safety precautions or who are careless.
Projectiles that have a 3-inch or greater diameter are color-coded
to show the projectile type and the kind of bursting charge that they contain.
Treating common 115-volt equipment lightly
is the cause of many fatal shocks received from drills and fans.
Three types of hazards associated with compressed gasses are
a. Cylinders not secured
b. cylinders under high pressure
c. Cylinders containing poisonous, flammable, or explosive material
Oxygen and Chlorine are stowed in compartments separate from flammable gases
You should use a filter mask respirator when working with fiberglass
because fiberglass dust is abrasive and an irritant to skin and eyes.
Before beginning work to repair a piece of equipment, you should;
make sure tht the equipment is de=energized and or depressurized and tagged out of service.
Only properly trained
personnel should operate gas welding or cutting equipment
When working around rotating machinery:
you should remove jewelry and watches and you shouldn't wear loose fitting clothing; wear protecting clothing and equipment, such as hearing protection, eye, hand, and foot protection, dust and paint respiratiors, and so on.
The safety precautions to follow when working with systems having pressurized liquids inclue:
a. Never connect or disconnect a hose from the system until the pressure has been removed.
b. Never point a charged (pressurized) fire hose at anyone.
c. Never use ruptured or worn hoses.
d. Don't use spray paints, butane fluids, lacquers, and other aerosol products near a flame; don't throw them into a fire; and don't puncture the container.
If you'be been exposed to acids or alkalis:
you should immediately see medical attention
You shouldn't smoke near sewage-handling equipment for the following reasons:
a. Fuel leaks or spills can occur in the incinerator area where temperatures may exceed the flash point of the fuels used.
b. Methane and hydrogen sulfide may be emitted by any tank or tank leaks. These gases are also flammable and under some conditions are explosive.
The three types of hearing protection are the
b Earplugs
c Circumaural muff
List the three major precautions you should follow when lifting heavy loads.
a. Don't lift an object if it is too heavy or too clumsy for good balance.
b Keep the load close to the center of your body.
c. Pull the load toward you; then lift it gradually.
Before entering a shipyard for dry dock work,
every ship has a shipyard safety doctrine and conducts safety training before entering a shipyard.
LOX is dangerous to handle because:
It freezs immediately on contact
ab. As a gas, it exerts extremely high pressure.
The symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke include:
a. Increased body temperature
b. Severe headache
c. Nausea
d. Reduced mental and physical performance
The major health treat of cold wether is
Purposes of the tag-out bill include:
a. To provide personnel a way to prevent the improper operation of a componet, piece of equipment, system, or a part of a system that's isolated or in an abnormal condition.
b. To give personal a way to operate an instrument that's unreliable or not in a normal operating condition.
c. To give personal a way to accomplish certain planned maintenance system (PMS) procedures.
The tag-out system is made or broken by the:
person attaching the tag.
A DANGER tag identifies equipment:
whose operation is prohibited because its use could jeopardize the safety of personnel or endanger equipment.
tag-out logs contain
a. A copy of the main instruction and any other amplifying directives for administering the system.
b. A DANGER/CAUTION tag-out index and record of audits (index/audit record).
Personal protection equipment you should use in each of the following categories:
a. hed protection/helmets and hats
b. Electrical protective devices/Rubber gloves, rubber mats, rubber hoods, rubber sleeves, and rubber blankets..
c. Eye protection/Personal eyeglasses, common-use goggles, and common-use face shields.
d. Respiratory protection/Respirators.