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MEO Class 4B Oral Questions|Operation of the Vessel and Safety of Personnel Onboard

In this
post I have given the list of the questions that were asked in oral examinations
of 4B
. In this post I have picked some of the famous questions that were asked
in the Operation of the vessel and safety of personnel onboard oral exams. Answer to these will be published
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Oral question bank for class IV examinations
     
 
FUNCTION:
Operation of the vessel and safety of personnel onboard
      
      1. Whqt are Fire main line fittings
      2. Purifier room fire
      3. Paint locker fire
      4. CO2 flooding procedure
      5. Uptake fires
      6. O2 and C2H2 storage and operation
safety
      7. EPIRB and SART
      8. SOPEP
      9. LB brake/ lowering procedure
      10. 103.Deck foam system?
      11. 104.Where isolation valves given in
fire main?
      12. What is hydrogen fire?
      13. What are the indications of EGB fire?
      14. 2.DCP fire extinguisher?
      15. Routine checks on FFA
      16. Flammability diagram
      17. In your kitchen what fuel is used
      18. Why is the flame not traveling to the
cylinder
      19. LEL, UEL
      20. Flammability range?
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      21. Between a log and a small stick which
burns faster
      22. When you blow on a matchstick the
fire goes out. In a stove/or a black
      smith’s hearth blowing air increases the
fire.Why?
      23. Why is a Relief Valve fitted on fire
main?
      24. International shore connection; Size?
Where fitted? Which part is
      standard?
      25. Enclosed entry procedure
      26. ELSA, EEBD
      27. 33 Fire main line isolating valves
      28. How does a flame screen work? What is
the difference between a flame
      screen and a flame arrestor?
      29. What is a flashback arrestor?
      30. Why should Acetylene bottles be used
in the upright position?
      31. What is the correct position for
using a portable foam extinguisher?
      32. Why is a sand box provided on the
boiler flat?
      33. What are gas-free conditions for man
entry?
      34. Should the ventilation blower be
running in supply mode or exhaust
      mode, when the Oxygen check is made?
      35. In a tanker, why are bonding straps
used on cargo pipelines?
      36. What is the rating of the electrical
hand glove?
      37. What is the important first aid for
an electrical shock victim?
      38. Is there any protection for a CO2
cylinder in case of a fire in the
      CO2 room itself?
      39. Is the CO2 in the bottle in liquid
condition or gas?
      40. How does the CO2 alarm ring when the
panel door is opened?
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      41. Can engine room bilges be pumped out
in special areas?
      42. What will be your action when you
discover smoke coming out of
      43. During your watch, if you get a under
piston temperature high alarm,
      what will you do?
      44. During your night duty on a UMS
vessel
, there is a fire alarm from
      E/R. What will be your action in case of
       a. Purifier room fire
      b. Running generator exh manifold on fire
      c.
Boiler front on fire
      d. Bilges on fire
      
      45. 102.CO2 and DCP difference?
      46. Man overboard drill
      47. Oil spill drill
      48. Life raft floatation
      49. Ship’s Whistle? How does it work?
Where is it fitted?
      50. L boat tricing pendant / Bowsing in
tackles; Purpose.
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      51. What is HRU? How does it work? Where
is if fitted?
      52. What is a Life buoy? Where is it
fitted?
      53. What is flash point, firepoint and
auto ignition temp.
      54. What are the tests done before
enclosed space entry?
      55. What spaces are defined as such?
      56. What is the acceptable HC level for
man entry?
      57. What is TLV? How many types are
there?
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Mark Eriscson
Love to write about topics related to maritime sector. Was born in sailor's family, so love to ride on those high seas. In free time i would like to go for a good sunbath and some soothing guitar music. Want to have my own boat one day.

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