Welcome to the GMDSS Quiz

Questions:

Please select a topic area and the number of questions you wish to answer.

  1. 15 Random Questions

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    A selection of 15 questions covering all topic areas

  2. Antennas (24 questions)

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    Operation, types & safety issues

  3. Equipment Tests (16 questions)

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    Frequency, duration and types of tests carried out on a range of GMDSS radio equipment

  4. AGC, Power and Emissions (17 questions)

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    Automatic Gain Control, Transmitter Power, Modes & Classes of Emission

  5. Batteries (9 questions)

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    Care and maintenance of batteries

  6. Distress, Urgency and Safety (42 questions)

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    Procedures relating to Distress, Urgency and Safety Communicatons

  7. DSC (14 questions)

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    Procedures and channels for Digital Selective Calling

  8. Frequencies and Channels (12 questions)

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    Use of frequencies/channels in the GMDSS

  9. General (33 questions)

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    Additional questions about GMDSS rules and regulations

  10. GMDSS Sea Areas (5 questions)

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    Sea areas 1 - 4

  11. IAMSAR (9 questions)

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    Questions relating to SAR procedures

  12. Radio Propagation (16 questions)

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    Types, modes, paths & selection of frequency/channel

  13. Satellite Communications (17 questions)

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    Service codes, features and facilities

  14. EPIRBs and SARTs (17 questions)

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    Types, coverage and functions

  15. Simplex and Duplex (5 questions)

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    Types of transmission

  16. DSC Priority (4 questions)

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    Questions focusing on signal priorities for Digital Selective Calling (DSC)

  17. Navtex (6 questions)

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    Message types, frequencies used & operation

  18. False Distress Alerts (5 questions)

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    Action to be taken following a false distress alert from own vessel

  19. RT (voice) Signals (4 questions)

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    Voice signals to be used in Distress, Urgency and Safety situations, for radio and satellite communications