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FREIGHT CARGO - COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS

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  • Q1
    What are typical freight containers made of?
    glass
    paper
    aluminum or corrugated steel
    polyester
    30s
  • Q2
    What percentage of the world's containers are either twenty or forty foot standard length boxes?
    50%
    30%
    90%
    80%
    30s
  • Q3
    What is a twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) a measure of?
    container dimensions
    weight of containers
    containerized cargo capacity
    container classification
    30s
  • Q4
    How many units high can ISO containers be stacked up to?
    ten
    twenty
    five
    fifteen
    30s
  • Q5
    What equipment is used to transfer containers between rail, truck, and ship at container terminals?
    forklifts
    reach stackers
    straddle carriers
    special gantry cranes
    30s
  • Q6
    What terms are used to specify each container position on a ship?
    bow, stern, keel
    port, starboard, aft
    deck, hull, mast
    bay, row, tier
    30s
  • Q7
    What materials are commonly used for stabilizing and securing containers loaded on ships?
    bubble wrap
    rubber bands
    plastic wrap
    steel strapping and wood blocking
    30s
  • Q8
    Which of the following is NOT a common material used for securing containers loaded on ships?
    polyester strapping
    steel strapping
    wood blocking
    paper
    30s
  • Q9
    What type of cranes may be used to load and unload trucks or trains outside of container terminals?
    reach stackers
    gantry cranes
    tower cranes
    mobile cranes
    30s
  • Q10
    How are containers stowed on ships?
    both below and on deck
    only below deck
    only on deck
    inside the ship's cabins
    30s
  • Q11
    What does TEU stand for in the context of container capacity?
    Twistlock Equipment Utility
    Terminal Exchange Unit
    Twenty-foot equivalent unit
    Transportation Efficiency Unit
    30s
  • Q12
    Which of the following is NOT a common material for stabilizing and securing containers loaded on ships?
    Steel strapping
    Polyester strapping
    Wood blocking
    Aluminum foil
    30s
  • Q13
    How many units high can ISO containers be stacked?
    Ten
    Eight
    Five
    Twelve
    30s
  • Q14
    What is the typical shape of a freight container?
    rectangular
    square
    triangular
    circular
    30s
  • Q15
    What does a twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) measure?
    container dimensions
    containerized cargo capacity
    number of containers
    weight of containers
    30s

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