The following items will test your knowledge of the material covered in this lesson. There is only one correct
answer for each item. When you complete the exercise, check your answers with the answer key. If you answer
any items incorrectly, go back to the part of the lesson that contains the information involved and study again.
1. A Military Sealift Command "dirty service" contract refers to a
A. Contract to clean a tanker's cargo tanks.
B. Contract for the transportation of contaminated petroleum products.
C. Contract for the transportation of heating and crude oils.
D. Contract for the transportation of petroleum products on vessels prior to an overhaul.
2. Which waterfront facility is the most secure for loading and unloading tankers?
A. Multileg mooring system.
B. Single-point mooring system.
3. Why must any delay in loading or unloading be logged on DD Form 250-1?
A. To help determine who pays demurrage.
B. To assess the effectiveness of the work crew.
C. To account for time in excess of that allotted by the terminal commander.
D. To help determine a more accurate time for loading and unloading for future missions.
4. What is the shortage amount that would require an investigation by the applicable DESC fuel region?
A. 1/4 of 1 percent.
B. 1/2 of 1 percent.
C. 3/4 of 1 percent.
D. 1 percent.
5. As soon as the vessel is docked, what is the first step taken by the terminal chief?
A. Review the loading plans with the master of the vessel.
C. Obtain an all-levels sample from each compartment.
D. Gage shore tanks.