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NDDC Scholarship Past Questions And Answers – Marine Engineering

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Updated nddc Scholarship Marine Engineering Test Past Questions and Answer will help you prepare faster and smarter for the nddc Scholarship. Got shortlisted with few days or hours left to prepare? this pack will give you the insight you need to ace the tests and improve your chance of passing the test.

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NDDC Scholarship Past Questions And Answers – Marine Engineering

Download the NDDC Scholarship Marine Engineering  Test Past Questions Practice Pack from this page in PDF format. The NDDC Scholarship test past questions pack makes your preparation easier and much better. Featuring questions from previous assessments as well as solutions to these questions.

About NDDC Nigeria

The Niger Delta Development Commission is a federal government agency established by Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo in the year 2000 with the sole mandate of developing the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

  • About The NDDC Scholarship 

  • The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Scholarship is a program initiated by the Nigerian government to provide educational opportunities for students from the Niger Delta region. The Niger Delta region is known for its significant oil and gas reserves, but it has also faced numerous socio-economic challenges. One of the ways the government aims to address these challenges is by offering scholarships to qualified students from the region to pursue higher education overseas.
  • The amount for the foreign scholarship shall be based on the prevailing exchange rate of the Naira.Current Application Closing Date is 3rd November, 2023.

    Application Procedure

  • 1.The following documents must be attached to the application:
    2.Recent passport photograph
    3.Local Government Identification Letter
    4.Post Graduate admission letter from a recognized overseas university
    Relevant degrees from recognized universities
    5.NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate
    6.Upon successful completion of the application form, a registration number will be automatically assigned.
    7.Applicants are advised to print a hard copy of the online-generated acknowledgment for future reference.
    8.All shortlisted applicants will be announced and posted on the NDDC website: www.nddc.gov.ng. These shortlisted candidates will subsequently be required to take part in a Computer-Based Test (CBT).
  • Eligibility

    To be eligible for the scholarship, a scholar must hail from the Niger Delta Region and have achieved a First Class Degree, Second Class Upper, or Lower Division.

  • The Selection Process

  • 1. Initial Application: Interested candidates must submit an online application via the Commission’s Website.
    2. Preliminary Shortlisting: Candidates will be shortlisted based on the following criteria:
    WASSCE/NECO results
    3. Undergraduate Degree classification (1st Class, Second Class Upper/Lower)
    4. Local Government Identification
    5. Computer-Based Test: Shortlisted candidates will undergo a computer-based test conducted by our consultants in Rivers State.
    6. Minimum Test Score: Candidates must achieve a minimum score of 70% in the test to proceed to the next stage.
    7. Further Shortlisting: Candidates who successfully pass the test will be further shortlisted.
    8. Final Verification: The final verification of the candidates will be done through the Local Government Area (LGA) and Community Development Committee (CDC).

About the NDDC Scholarship test format

NDDC overseas scholarship test was conducted by Cinfores-Ltd, between 2010 and 2015. Since 2016, the tests are now conducted by MEIL (MARG Educational International Limited).

The test usually comprises of 2 sections –

1. General questions which everyone will have to sit, and

2. Discipline-based questions.

For example, candidates in Engineering and Science related disciplines could take a mix of science-based questions like maths, English, physics and chemistry for part 1, then discipline-specific questions for part 2. The  test usually last between 30 to 60 minutes.

  • Sample Past Questions And Answers for NDDC Scholarship – Marine Engineering

  • Question:1. What is the purpose of the ballast system on a ship?
    A To control the ship’s speed
    B To maintain stability by adjusting weight distribution
    C To provide freshwater for the crew
    D To generate electricity
    Answer: B To maintain stability by adjusting weight distribution
  • Question:2. What is the primary function of a ship’s propulsion system?
    A Navigation
    B Cargo handling
    C Generating electricity
    D Moving the ship forward
    Answer: D Moving the ship forwardQuestion:3. What is the International Maritime Organization (IMO) responsible for?
    A Weather forecasting for maritime operations
    B Ship design and construction
    C Safety and environmental standards for the shipping industry
    D Maritime law enforcement
    Answer: C Safety and environmental standards for the shipping industryQuestion:4. Which of the following is a primary source of power for most modern ships?
    A Diesel engines
    B Wind turbines
    C Solar panels
    D Nuclear reactors
    Answer: A Diesel enginesQuestion:5. What is the purpose of the bilge system on a ship?
    A To pump seawater into the ship’s tanks
    B To remove excess water from the ship’s hull
    C To provide drinking water for the crew
    D To ventilate the engine room
    Answer: B To remove excess water from the ship’s hullQuestion:6. What is the term for the process of preventing a ship from rusting by applying a protective layer of paint or other coatings?
    A Anti-corrosion treatment
    B Anti-fouling treatment
    C Hull cleaning
    D Ballasting
    Answer:A Anti-corrosion treatmentQuestion:7. Which part of a ship is responsible for storing and managing fuel for the engines?
    A Cargo holds
    B Engine room
    C Bridge
    D Galley
    Answer:B Engine roomQuestion:8. What is the purpose of the ship’s rudder?
    A To stabilize the ship in rough seas
    B To control the ship’s speed
    C To steer the ship
    D To generate electricity
    Answer:C To steer the ship

    Question:9. What does SOLAS stand for in the context of maritime safety regulations?
    A Ship Operations and Logistics Assessment System
    B Safety of Life at Sea
    C Ship Owners’ Liability and Accountability Standards
    D Seafarers’ Occupational Licensing and Assessment System
    Answer:B Safety of Life at Sea

    Question:10. What is the purpose of the ship’s anchor?
    A To provide stability in rough seas
    B To generate electricity
    C To secure the ship in place when at anchor or in port
    D To measure water depth
    Answer:C To secure the ship in place when at anchor or in port

    Question:11.What type of propulsion system uses a rotating shaft to generate thrust in a ship?
    A Jet propulsion
    B Steam propulsion
    C Shaft propulsion
    D Nuclear propulsion
    Answer:C Shaft propulsion

    Question:12. What is the primary function of a ship’s stabilizers?
    A To generate electricity
    B To reduce rolling and improve passenger comfort
    C To pump fuel into the engines
    D To control the ship’s speed
    Answer:B To reduce rolling and improve passenger comfort

    Question:13. Which device is used to measure the depth of water beneath a ship’s keel?
    A Echo sounder
    B Anemometer
    C Barometer
    D Radar
    Answer:A Echo sounder

    Question:14. What is the purpose of the ship’s emergency fire pump?
    A To provide drinking water for the crew
    B To pump water for cooling the engines
    C To fight fires on board
    D To generate electricity
    Answer:C To fight fires on board

    Question:15. Which organization sets international standards for ship navigation and safety, including the COLREGs?
    A ILO (International Labour Organization)
    B IMO (International Maritime Organization)
    C ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization)
    D UN (United Nations)
    Answer: B IMO (International Maritime Organization)

    Question:16. What is the purpose of the ship’s sewage treatment system?
    A To generate electricity
    B To produce drinking water
    C To treat wastewater from the ship’s facilities
    D To provide heating for the crew
    Answer:C To treat wastewater from the ship’s facilities

    Question:17. Which type of ship propulsion system uses water as a propellant and is commonly used in naval vessels?
    A Diesel-electric propulsion
    B Jet propulsion
    C Nuclear propulsion
    D Steam propulsion
    Answer:B Jet propulsion

    Question:18. What is the function of the ship’s AIS (Automatic Identification System)?
    A To provide weather forecasts
    B To track the ship’s position and exchange information with other vessels
    C To control the ship’s engines
    D To measure water depth
    Answer:B To track the ship’s position and exchange information with other vessels

    Question:19. What is the purpose of the ship’s inert gas system?
    A To provide crew entertainment
    B To control the ship’s speed
    C To prevent the formation of explosive mixtures in cargo tanks
    D To generate electricity
    Answer: C To prevent the formation of explosive mixtures in cargo tanks

    Question:20. Which term refers to the process of a ship being loaded or unloaded with cargo?
    A Anchoring
    B Berthing
    C Ballasting
    D Cargo handling
    Answer: D Cargo handling

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