Here are 25 Navigational exam question and answers you may like to know.
For cadets and young professionals, below are list of passed Navigation exam question and answers you will like to know. This can help your career exams, mainly for the deck officers. since no knowledge is for granted, i recommend engine officers to take time to study these questions, as you may come across them some day.
Q1 ) Rigging of the pilot ladder & embarkation/disembarkation of a pilot should be supervise by who?
A1) A responsible officer
Q2) How often should operational checks on navigation equipment be done?
A2) Regularly, when preparing for sea & entering port.
Q3) If possible a vessel’s position should be plotted by bearings of :
A3) Fixed known objects on the shore
Q4) Can RNC charts be used for voyage planning?
A4) Only in conjunction with paper charts
Q5) Can voyage planning be executed on ECDIS ?
A5) Only if approved by the flag state
Q6) What is important to check when transferring a position from GPS to a chart?
A6) Ensure that the chart and the GPS use same datum
Q7) When steering by autopilot, how often should manual steering be checked?
A7) At least once a watch