IN ANSWERING QUESTIONS 2-57 THROUGH 2-59,
REFER TO FIGURES 2-23 AND 2-24 IN YOUR
How many consecutive pairs of cover strands
are counted off between point R and T?
When you tuck the cover tail into the core, the
cover tail should be pulled through the core until
mark R reaches what point?
What procedure should be followed if bunching
occurs at the crossover?
Milk the cover towards the eye after untying
Milk the cover towards point X
Pull the tail of the core
Widen the opening in the crossover
What is the advantage of stitch-locking the
splice prior to whipping?
1. It prevents no-load opening
2. It prevents further shrinkage
3. It prevents line breakage
4. It prevents line tension
What should be the size of the lock-stitch twine
if you are stitching a 1-inch rope?
Larger than the individual strands
Smaller than the individual strands
Same size as the individual strands
Does not matter
What are the number of tucks needed to
complete an ordinary eye splice?
1. Original round, plus three
2. Original round, plus four
3. Original round, plus five
4. Original round, plus six
When you are eye splicing larger lines, at what
time should you whip the ends of the strands?
1. After the original round
In the middle of splicing
Before starting the splice
4. After completing the splice
What strand should always be tucked first when
you make an eye splice?
What individual should you get permission from
before going aloft in-port?
1. The CO
2. The XO
3. The OOD
4. The POOW
What manual contains general precautions and
instructions for going aloft?
What is the purpose of the 3-M systems?
To eliminate all equipment failures
To update information on maintenance
To increase the operational readiness of fleet
To provide guidelines for each ship to
implement its own maintenance procedures
What manual is the basic source of information
on the 3-M systems?