QUESTION PAPER 4

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SECTION – A BRIDGE EQUIPMENT (30 Marks)

Question No. 1 is compulsory, attempt any 2 questions from the remaining, all questions carry equal marks.
1. Own ship’s course 340(T) speed 15 knots, a target on the radar screen was seen at 0830 hrs
bearing 020 (T) range 12 M. At 0842 hrs same target was on bearing 017(T) range 9 M, find
the course, speed, CPA, TCPA and Aspect of the target.
2 . Describe in brief the following.
(A) RACON (B) SART
3. What is E- Loran, explain its basic working principle.
4 . Write down the various functional controls of Global Positioning System (GPS) and its various
alarms.

SECTION – B WATCH KEEPING (20 Marks)

Attempt any two questions from the following:-
5. Describe the Principle of safe navigation as per Bridge Procedure Guide and write its
main contents.
6. What are the important points you will monitor on receiving the warning of an
approaching storm at sea.
7. Explain the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) and Radar during watch at anchor.
SECTION – C COLLISION PREVENTION (20 Marks)
Attempt any two questions from the following:-
8. What is the manoeuvring light and where it should be located.
9. Describe various shapes used on board, also describe their colour and dimensions.
10. Explain horizontal positioning and spacing of lights.
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