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ASSIGNMENT 1 Textbook Assignment: "Introduction to Navigation," chapter 1, pages 1-1 through 1-30. 1-1. What  are  the  four  primary  areas into  which  navigation  is  divided? 1. 2. 3. 4. Dead  reckoning,  plotting, celestial  navigation,  and electronic   navigation Dead  reckoning,  plotting, celestial  navigation,  and  radio navigation Piloting,  dead  reckoning, celestial  navigation,  and  radio navigation Dead  reckoning,  plotting, celestial  navigation,  and  radio navigation 1-2. How  is  the  term  "piloting"  defined? 1. 2. 3. 4. Navigating  with  a  harbor  pilot aboard Navigating by landmarks and radar  only The movement of a vessel with continuous  reference  to landmarks,  aids  to  navigation, depth  sounding,  and  radio navigation The movement of a vessel with continuous  reference  to  dead reckoning  and  visual  landmarks 1-3. How is the term "dead reckoning" defined? 1. Projecting  the  ship's  intended course and speed to an estimated  point 2. Projecting  the  ship's  intended course and speed from a known point 3. Projecting  the  ship's  actual course and speed from a known point 4. Projecting  the  ship's  actual course and speed to an estimated  point 1-4. Dead  reckoning  does  not  consider the effects of wind or current. 1. True 2. False 1-5. Celestial  navigation  is  defined  as the method of obtaining the ship's position by observing the Sun, Moon,  stars,  and  planets. 1. True 2. False 1-6. To what accuracy may an experienced QM obtain a celestial fix in relation  to  the  ship's  position? 1. 1/10 mi 2. 1/4 mi 3. 1/2 mi 4. 1     mi 1-7. Celestial  navigation  is accomplished by measuring the height of a celestial body above which  of  the  following  points? 1-8. 1-9. 1-10. 1-11. 1-12. 1-13. 1. The  horizontal  plane 2. The celestial horizon 3. The  celestial  plane 4. The  horizon Radio  navigation  uses  radar  pulses to determine a ship's position. 1. True 2. False Radio  navigation  is  sometimes referred to as what type of navigation? 1. Ground  wave 2. Inertial 3. Radio  direction 4. Electronic The  most  basic  and  important problem facing the navigator is determining which of the following values? 1. Position 2. Direction 3. Distance 4. Speed The term "position" refers to a known point on Earth. 1. True 2. False On charts, direction is measured in polar units using the angular coordinate  system. 1. True 2. False The  polar  coordinate  system  is based on which of the following position(s)? 1. North Pole only 2. South  Pole  only 3. True  north 4. North and South Pole 1

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