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Maritime Navigation Assessment Quiz

Test your maritime navigation knowledge with this assessment questionnaire for validation. Brush up on your understanding of positions obtained by applying vessel course, speed, estimated current, and wind. Challenge yourself with questions related to dead-reckoning, fix, probable position, and more.

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What is the position obtained by applying only your vessel's course and speed to a known position?

Dead-reckoning

A barometric pressure reading of 29.92 inches of mercury is equivalent to __________.

1013.25 millibars

What is the position obtained by applying estimated current and wind to your vessel's course and speed?

Estimated position

Apparent altitude is sextant altitude corrected for __________.

<p>Inaccuracies in the reading and reference level</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the position obtained by applying only your vessel's course and speed to a known position?

<p>Dead-reckoning</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where can the data relating to the direction and velocity of rotary tidal currents be found?

<p>Tidal Current Tables</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the position obtained by applying estimated current and wind to your vessel's course and speed?

<p>Estimated position</p> Signup and view all the answers

A barometric pressure reading of 29.92 inches of mercury is equivalent to __________.

<p>1013.25 millibars</p> Signup and view all the answers

Apparent altitude is sextant altitude corrected for __________.

<p>Inaccuracies in the reading and reference level</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where can the data relating to the direction and velocity of rotary tidal currents be found?

<p>Tidal Current Tables</p> Signup and view all the answers

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