### Ship Construction And Design 2013 Objective Paper

188)A quick and rapid motion of a vessel in a seaway is an indication of a(n) __________.

A) large GM

B) high center of gravity

C) excessive free surface

D) small GZ

Answer-A

189)A quick and rapid motion of a vessel in a seaway is an indication of a(n) __________.

A) large GM

B) high center of gravity

C) excessive free surface

D) small GZ

Answer-D

190)Vessels "A" and "B" are identical; however, "A" is more tender than "B". This means that "A" relative to "B" has a __________.

A) lower KG

B) smaller GM

C) smaller roll angle

D) larger GZ

Answer-B

191)A vessel would be referred to as "stiff" when the weight of the cargo is __________.

A) evenly distributed vertically and the double bottoms are full

B) concentrated low and the double bottoms are empty

C) concentrated low and the double bottoms are full

D) concentrated high and the double bottoms are empty

Answer-C

192)Metacentric height is an indication of a vessel's stability __________.

A) for all angles of inclination

B) for large angles of inclination

C) for small angles of inclination

D) in no case

Answer-C

193)Metacentric height is a measure of __________.

A) initial stability only

B) stability through all angles

C) maximum righting arm

D) All of the above

Answer-A

194)Which statement is TRUE about metacentric height?

A)It is a measure of initial stability.

B) It is located above the center of buoyancy.

C) It is measured vertically above the center of buoyancy.

D) It's determination is the objective of the inclining experiment.

Answer-A

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