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Airport Engineering MCQ Questions & Answers

Airport Engineering MCQs : This section focuses on the "Airport Engineering". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Airport Engineering skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.




Question 1

As per ICAO recommendation, the rate of change of longitudinal gradient per 30 m length of vertical curve for A and B type of airports is limited to a maximum of

A. 0.1 %
B. 0.2 %
C. 0.3 %
D. 0.4 %

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Question 2

The meteorological condition which influences the size and location of an air port is

A. Atmosphere pressure
B. Air density
C. Reduced level
D. All the above

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Question 3

The best direction of a runway is along the direction of

A. Longest line on wind rose diagram
B. Shortest line on the wind rose diagram
C. Line clear of wind rose diagram
D. None of these

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Question 4

Which of the following is used for servicing and repairs of the aircraft?

A. Apron
B. Hanger
C. Terminal building
D. Holding apron

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Question 5

In instrument landing system

A. L.O.M. and L.M.M. are installed on one side and Localizer antenna on the other side
B. L.O.M. and Localizer are installed on one side and L.M.M. on the other side
C. Localizer and L.M.M. are installed on one side and L.O.M. on the other side
D. None of these

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Question 6

The depressions and undulations in the pavement, are caused due to

A. Improper compaction of sub-grade
B. Impact of heavy wheel loads
C. Punching effect
D. All the above

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Question 7

An aircraft is flying in an atmosphere of 30°C with a speed of 1260 kmph. Its speed is known as

A. Subsonic
B. Sonic
C. Super-sonic
D. Mach

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Question 8

Total correction for elevation, temperature and gradient for a runway should not be more than

A. 15 %
B. 20 %
C. 25 %
D. 35 %

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Question 9

According to ICAO, all markings on the runways are

A. Yellow
B. White
C. Black
D. Red

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Question 10

A gradient of + 0.08% is followed by a gradient of - 0.07%. If the permissible rate of change of grade is 0.003 per 30 meters, the length of the transition curve, is

A. 150 m
B. 140 m
C. 160 m
D. 175 m

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Question 11

The maximum length and pavement strength of the runway is that of

A. A 1
B. B 2
C. B 3
D. G 7

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Question 12

The engine failure case for determining the basic runway length may require

A. Only clearway
B. Only stop way
C. Either a clearway or a stop-way
D. Either a clearway or a stop-way or both

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Question 13

In approach areas of runways equipped with instrumental landing facilities any object within 4.5 km distance from runway end shall be considered as an obstruction if its height is more than

A. 20 m
B. 30 m
C. 45 m
D. 51 m

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Question 14

Two single runways may be arranged so as to have

A. L-shape
B. T-shape
C. X-shape
D. All the above

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Question 15

The capacity of parallel runway pattern depends upon

A. Weather conditions and navigational aids available
B. Lateral spacing between two runways and weather conditions
C. Lateral spacing between two runways and navigational aids available
D. Lateral spacing between two runways, weather conditions and navigational aids available.

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Question 16

The bearing of the longest line of a wind rose is S 45° E, the bearing of the runway will be numbered

A. 135°
B. 31
C. 13
D. Both (C) and (D)

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Question 17

The height of the pilot's eye above the runway surface is assumed

A. 1 m
B. 3 m
C. 4 m
D. 5 m

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Question 18

ICAO classification system considers how many things?

A. 2
B. 4
C. 5
D. 6

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Question 19

How many types of Fly Rules are there?

A. 2
B. 5
C. 4
D. 3

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Question 20

International Civil Aviation Organization (I.C.A.O.) was set up at Montreal (Canada), in

A. 1929
B. 1939
C. 1947
D. 1950

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Question 21

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

A. L.O.M. is installed at 7.2 km from the threshold
B. L.M.M. is installed at 1.0 km from the threshold
C. Localizer antenna is installed at 300 m from the other end of the runway
D. Glide slope antenna is installed at the centre of the runway about 150 m on one side

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Question 22

Zero fuel weight of an aircraft is:

A. Equal to empty operating weight
B. Equal to maximum landing weight
C. Less than empty operating weight
D. Equal to sum of empty operating weight and the maximum pay load

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Question 23

The width and interval of transverse centre line bars along the extended centre line of runway, in approach lighting system are

A. 3 m and 30 m
B. 4.2 m and 30 m
C. 4.2 m and 50 m
D. 3 m and 45 m

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Question 24

The fuse large includes

A. passengers chamber
B. pilot's cabin
C. tail of aircraft
D. all the above.

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Question 25

The bearing of the runway at threshold is 290°, the runway number is

A. N 70° W
B. 290°
C. 29°
D. W 20° N

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Question 26

Which of the following is an example of failure in flexible pavements?

A. Alligator cracking
B. Mud pumping
C. Warping cracks
D. Shrinkage cracks

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Question 27

Which of the following is not a characteristic of centralized system of the terminal Area?

A. Passengers, cargo routed centrally
B. Passenger facilities in small units
C. Walking distance to aircraft < 200m
D. Common facilities for different gate positions

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Question 28

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

A. In single engine aeroplanes, the engine is provided in the nose of the aircraft
B. In double engine aeroplanes, one engine on either wing is placed symmetrically
C. In three engine aeroplanes, two engines are placed on both wings and one engine is placed in the tail
D. None of these

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Question 29

Elevation of airport site above MSL is a factor that controls airport size.

A. True
B. False

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Question 30

The landing and take off of the air craft is made against the direction of wind. In no case the centre line of the runway should make an angle with the wind direction exceeding

A. 10°
B. 20°
C. 30°
D. 40°

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Question 31

The length of runway is increased per 300 m rise above M.S.L.

A. 3 %
B. 4 %
C. 5 %
D. 7 %

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Question 32

The slope of the transitional surface for A, B and C type of runway shall be

A. 1 : 5
B. 1 : 7
C. 1 : 10
D. 1 : 12

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Question 33

According to I.C.A.O. the recommended length of air ports is decided on

A. sea level elevation
B. standard sea level temperature (15°C)
C. effective gradient percentage
D. all the above.

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Question 34

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Runway edge from the landing side, is called threshold
B. Localizer indicates to the pilot his position with respect to the proposed alignment
C. The glide slope indicates the correct angle of descent
D. All the above

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Question 35

According to I.C.A.O. the slope of transitional surface at right angles to the centre line of runway, is kept

A. 1 in 4
B. 1 in 5
C. 1 in 6
D. 1 in 7

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Question 36

The length of clear zone for none instrument runway of a small aircraft is

A. 150 m
B. 300 m
C. 600 m
D. 750 m

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Question 37

Runways are oriented in a direction against the prevailing wind.

A. True
B. False

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Question 38

The runway orientation is made so that landing and take off are

A. against the wind direction
B. along the wind direction
C. perpendicular to wind direction
D. none of these.

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Question 39

In Instrumental landing system, the middle markers are located

A. Along the extended centre line of runway end
B. About 1 km. ahead of the runway threshold
C. At the runway threshold
D. About 7 km. ahead of the runway threshold

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Question 40

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Approximate geometric centre of the landing area, is called air port reference point
B. The boundaries of horizontal surface and conical surface are marked with reference to air port reference point
C. The location of the air port on a map is the position of air port reference point
D. All the above

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Question 41

Assertion A : The ratio of arriving and departing aircrafts influences the airport capacity: Reason R : Landing operation is generally given priority over the taking off operation. Select your answer based on the coding system given below:

A. Both A and R is true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R is true and R is not the correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true

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Question 42

According to the International Civil Aviation Organization (I.C.A.O.), the runway lengths of aerodromes, have been coded by

A. Seven English alphabets
B. Last Seven English alphabets
C. First Seven English alphabets
D. First seven natural numbers

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Question 43

Airports can be classified on how many basis?

A. 5
B. 4
C. 3
D. 2

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Question 44

For the taxiways, the following statement is true

A. The maximum longitudinal grade is 3%
B. The permissible rate of change of grade is 1%
C. The permissible transverse grade is 1.5%
D. All the above

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Question 45

According to the International Civil Aviation Organization (I.C.A.O.) the strength of runway pavements, have been coded by

A. Seven English alphabets
B. Last Seven English alphabets
C. First Seven English alphabets
D. First seven numbers

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Question 46

The coordinates of the ends of a runway are (5000, 5000) and (8000, 7000). The co-ordinates of another runway are (4600, 5100) and (7000, 5300). The co-ordinates of the A.R.P. are

A. (6500, 6000)
B. (5800, 5200)
C. (61500, 5600)
D. (8000, 7000)

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Question 47

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. The speed of the aircraft relative to the ground, is called cruising speed
B. The speed of the aircraft relative to wind, is called air speed
C. When wind is blowing the direction of the flight, air speed is less than cruising speed
D. All the above

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Question 48

Geometric design of holding apron of these statements

A. 1 and 2 are correct
B. 2 and 3 are correct
C. 1 and 3 are correct
D. 1 alone is correct

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Question 49

For determining the basic runway length, the landing case requires that aircraft should come to a stop within p % of the landing distance. The value of p is

A. 40 %
B. 50 %
C. 60 %
D. 75 %

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Question 50

The fuse large includes

A. Passengers chamber
B. Pilot's cabin
C. Tail of aircraft
D. All the above

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Question 51

Consider the following statements regarding ICAO recommendation for correction to basic runway length of these statements1. The basic runway length should be increased at the rate of 7 percent per 300 m rise in elevation above the mean sea level.2. The basic runway length after having been corrected for elevation should be further increased at the rate of 1 percent for every 1°C rise in airport reference temperature above the standard atmospheric temperature at that elevation.3. The runway length after having been corrected for elevation and temperature should be further increased at the rate of 20% for every 1 percent of effective gradient.

A. 1 and 2 are correct
B. 2 and 3 are correct
C. 1 and 3 are correct
D. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

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Question 52

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. The distance between the points of intersection of the extreme tangents to the transition curve is kept greater than 7500 m x sum of grade changes at the point of intersection
B. The rate of change of grade is limited to 0.3% per 30 m length of the curve
C. According to I.C.A.O. the maximum longitudinal gradient along a runway is limited to 1.5%
D. All the above.

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Question 53

As per ICAO recommendation, minimum width of safety area for instrumental runway should be

A. 78 m
B. 150 m
C. 300 m
D. 450 m

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Question 54

For the taxiways, the following statement is true

A. The maximum longitudinal grade is 3%
B. The permissible rate of change of grade is 1%
C. The permissible transverse grade is 1.5%
D. All the above.

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Question 55

The FAA classification of the airport is based on:

A. Function
B. Geometric design
C. Airport approach speed
D. Length of Runway

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Question 56

Calm period is the percentage of time during which wind intensity is less than

A. 4.8 kmph
B. 6.4 kmph
C. 8.0 kmph
D. 9.6 kmph

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Question 57

The best direction of a runway is along the direction of

A. longest line on wind rose diagram
B. shortest line on the wind rose diagram
C. line clear of wind rose diagram
D. none of these.

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Question 58

The wind intensity during a calm period in runways should be:

A. Below 4.6km/hr
B. Above 5km/hr
C. Between 5-10 km/hr
D. Below 6.4km/hr

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Question 59

The coordinates of the ends of a runway are (5000, 5000) and (8000, 7000). The co-ordinates of an other runway are (4600, 5100) and (7000, 5300). The co-ordinates of the A.R.P. are

A. (6500, 6000)
B. (5800, 5200)
C. (61500, 5600)
D. (8000, 7000)

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Question 60

Airport elevation is the reduced level above M.S.L. of

A. Control tower
B. Highest point of the landing area
C. Lowest point of the landing area
D. None of these

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Question 61

Pick up the component not applicable to aeroplanes

A. Wings
B. Engines
C. Air screw
D. None of these

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Question 62

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. The speed of the aircraft relative to the ground, is called cruising speed
B. The speed of the aircraft relative to wind, is called air speed
C. When wind is blowing the direction of the flight, air speed is less than cruising speed
D. All the above.

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Question 63

Effective length of a runway is the distance between

A. Ends of the runway
B. Point of intersection of the obstruction clearance line and the extended plane of the runway surface, and the other end of the runway
C. Point of intersection of the glide path and the extended plane of the runway surface and the other end of the runway
D. Ends of the clear way on either side

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Question 64

For Class ‘A’ Air port the difference of reduced levels of higher and lower edges of the conical surface, is

A. 25 m
B. 50 m
C. 75 m
D. 100 m

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Question 65

The threshold markings are

A. 4 m wide
B. 1 m clear space between adjacent
C. Placed symmetrically on either side of the runway centre line
D. All the above

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Question 66

An airport has 4 gates. If the weighted average gate occupancy time is 30 minutes and gate utilization factor is 0.5, then the capacity of the gate will be

A. 1 aircraft per hour
B. 2 aircrafts per hour
C. 4 aircrafts per hour
D. 16 aircrafts per hour

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Question 67

The strength of winds is measured with the help of

A. Benfort scale
B. Wind indicator
C. Barometres
D. None of these.

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Question 68

According to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (I.C.A.O.) the strength of runway pavements, have been coded by

A. Seven English alphabets
B. Last Seven English alphabets
C. First Seven English alphabets
D. First seven numbers

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Question 69

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

A. In single engine aeroplanes, the engine is provided in the nose of the aircraft
B. In double engine aeroplanes, one engine on either wing is placed symmetrically
C. In three engine aeroplanes, two engines are placed on both wings and one engine is placed in the tail
D. None of these.

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Question 70

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Tar concrete pavements are suitable if fuel spillage occurs
B. Rubberized tar concrete hot blast as well as spillage
C. Epoxy asphalt concrete sets in very small time
D. All the above

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Question 71

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Minimum turning radius of aircrafts decides the size of the apron and the radius of the curves at taxi-ends
B. Take off and landing distances for an aircraft, determine the minimum runway length
C. The length of the normal haul of the air craft decides the frequency of operation
D. All the above

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Question 72

The length of runway under standard conditions is 2000 m. The elevation of airport site is 300 m. Its reference temperature is 33.05°C. If the runway is to be constructed with an effective gradient of 0.25 percent, the corrected runway length will be

A. 2500 m
B. 2600 m
C. 2700 m
D. 2800 m

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Question 73

As per ICAO, the minimum basic runway length for A and E type of airport will be

A. 1500 m and 600 m
B. 2100 m and 750 m
C. 1500 m and 750 m
D. 2100 m and 600 m

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Question 74

If the width of the approach area near the runway end is 150 m, the width of the approach area at a distance of 3 kilometers from runway end will be

A. 1500 m
B. 1200 m
C. 1000 m
D. 800 m

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Question 75

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

A. Channelization of pavement is caused by constant use of tri-cycle gears of aircraft
B. Blast pads are used over cohesionless soils to resist erosion due to tremendous speed of the jet blast
C. Over-run areas of at least 300 m length on either side of the runway are provided
D. None of these.

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Question 76

The lift off distance is the distance along the centre of the runway between the starting point and

A. end of the runway
B. end of stopway
C. point where air craft becomes air borne
D. point where air craft attains a height of 10.7 m

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Question 77

The lift off distance is the distance along the centre of the runway between the starting point and

A. End of the runway
B. End of stop-way
C. Point where air craft becomes air borne
D. Point where air craft attains a height of 10.7 m

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Question 78

For Class A Air port the difference of reduced levels of higher and lower edges of the conical surface, is

A. 25 m
B. 50 m
C. 75 m
D. 100 m

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Question 79

The total length of a runway is 1000 m. The elevation at distance 0,200 m, 400 m, 600 m, 800 m and 1000 m are 100.0 m, 99.2 m, 101.0 m, 101.8 m, 101.4 m and 101.0 m respectively. The effective gradient of runway will be.

A. 0.10 %
B. 0.26 %
C. 0.43 %
D. 0.65 %

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Question 80

For the proposed runway stated in if the aerodrome reference temperature is 17°.2, the net designed length of the runway is

A. 2716 m
B. 2816 m
C. 2916 m
D. 3016 m

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Question 81

The cruising speed of the aircraft is 500 kmph. If there is a head wind of 50 kmph, then the air speed and ground speed of the aircraft respectively will be

A. 450 kmph and 500 kmph
B. 500 kmph and 450 kmph
C. 450 kmph and 450 kmph
D. 500 kmph and 500 kmph

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Question 82

Runway threshold is indicated by a series of parallel lines starting from a distance of

A. 3 m from runway end
B. 6 m from runway end
C. 10 m from runway end
D. 15 m from runway end

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Question 83

Pick up the correct abbreviation from the following:

A. L.M.M. (low powered middle marker)
B. V.H.F. (very high frequency)
C. L.O.M. (low powered outer marker)
D. All the above

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Question 84

According to I.C.A.O. all markings on the runways are painted white and on taxiways

A. black
B. red
C. yellow
D. green

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Question 85

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Landing speed is directly proportional to the wing loading
B. Wing loading remaining constant, the take off distance is directly proportional to the powder loading
C. Neither (a) nor (b)
D. Both (a) and (b)

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Question 86

The size of landing area for multi engine helicopters operating under 1 FR conditions is

A. 22.5 m × 22.5 m
B. 30 m × 30 m
C. 22.5 m × 30 m
D. 60 m × 120 m

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Question 87

As per UK design criteria, if LCN of aircraft is between 1.25 to 1.5 times the LCN of pavement, then the number of movements allowed are

A. Zero
B. 300
C. 3000
D. Unrestricted

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Question 88

The main disadvantage of angle nose out parking configuration of aircraft is that the

A. Aircraft rear loading door is far away from terminal building
B. Hot blast is directed towards the terminal building
C. Overall apron area required is more
D. All the above

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Question 89

The strength of winds is measured with the help of

A. Beaufort scale
B. Wind indicator
C. Barometers
D. None of these

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Question 90

Airport elevation is the reduced level above M.S.L. of

A. control tower
B. highest point of the landing area
C. lowest point of the landing area
D. none of these.

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Question 91

Speed of

A. Sound at 0°C is 1190 kmph
B. Sound varies 2.4 kmph per degree centigrade rise in temperature
C. Sound at 0°C is called one Mach
D. All the above

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Question 92

Beaufort scale is used to determine

A. strength of winds
B. direction of winds
C. height of air-crafts
D. none of these.

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Question 93

If the width of the approach area near the runway end is 150 m, the width of the approach area at a distance of 3 kilometres from runway end will be

A. 1500 m
B. 1200 m
C. 1000 m
D. 800 m

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Question 94

Conical surface of the approach area rises outwards

A. 1 in 10
B. 1 in 15
C. 1 in 20
D. 1 in 25

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Question 95

For the proposed runway stated in if the aerodrome reference temperature is 17.2°, the net designed length of the runway is

A. 2716 m
B. 2816 m
C. 2916 m
D. 3016 m

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Question 96

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. The basic length of a runway is increased at a rate of 7% per 300 m of elevation of M.S.L.
B. The standard temperature at the site is obtained by reducing the standard sea level temperature of 15°C at the rate of 6.5°C per 1000 m rise in elevation
C. The aerodrome reference temperature is the monthly mean of the mean daily temperature for the hottest month of the year
D. All the above.

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Question 97

The thickness design of the pavement, is decided on the load carried by

A. main gears
B. nose wheel
C. tail wheel
D. all the above.

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Question 98

International Civil Aviation Organisation (I.C.A.O.) was set up at Montreal (Canada), in

A. 1929
B. 1939
C. 1947
D. 1950

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Question 99

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. F.I.R. stands for flight information regions
B. Radius of control area is 160 km
C. Radius of control zone is 40 km
D. All the above

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Question 100

The slope of the obstruction clearance line from the boundary of the heliport should be

A. 1 : 2
B. 1 : 5
C. 1 : 8
D. 1 : 40

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Question 101

Which of the following factors are taken into account for estimating the runway length required for aircraft landing?1. Normal maximum temperature2. Airport elevation3. Maximum landing weight4. Effective runway gradientSelect the correct answer using the codes given below Codes:

A. 1,2,3 and 4
B. 1,3, and 4
C. 2 and 3
D. 1,2 and 4

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Question 102

If the monthly mean of average daily temperature for the hottest month of the year is 25°C and the monthly mean of the maximum daily temperature of the same month of the year is 46°C, the airport reference temperature is

A. 32°C
B. 35.5°C
C. 48°C
D. 25°C

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Question 103

If lift off distance of an craft is 2000 m, the clear way at the end of the runway should not be less than

A. 145 m
B. 152.5 m
C. 162.5 m
D. 172.5 m

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Question 104

The runway orientation is made so that landing and takeoff are

A. Against the wind direction
B. Along the wind direction
C. Perpendicular to wind direction
D. None of these

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Question 105

The runway length after correcting for elevation and temperature is 2845 m. If the effective gradient on runway is 0.5 percent then the revised runway length will be

A. 2845 m
B. 2910 m
C. 3030 m
D. 3130 m

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Question 106

Assertion A: The width of a taxiway is smaller than the runway width.Reason R: The speed of the aircraft on a taxiway is greater than that on runway.Select your answer based on coding system given below

A. Both A and R is true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R is true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true

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Question 107

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Approach zone survey is carried out to determine the elevations of the protruding obstructions above horizontal, conical and transitional surfaces
B. The wind data of an air port is depicted in the form of a chart known as wind rose
C. The landing and takeoff of the air craft is made against the wind direction
D. All the above

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Question 108

The application of __________ diagram is used to find the orientation of the runway to get the desired wind coverage.

A. Wind Butterfly
B. Wind Cycle
C. Wind Star
D. Wind Rose

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Question 109

For the proposed air port, the survey project provides

A. Master plan
B. Topographic plan
C. Grading plan
D. All the above

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Question 110

Castor angle is defined as the angle

A. Formed by the longitudinal axis of the aircraft and the direction of movement of the nose gear
B. Between the direction of wind and the longitudinal axis of the runway
C. Between the true speed of the aircraft and the crosswind component
D. Between the horizontal and the fuselage axis

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Question 111

Beaufort scale is used to determine

A. Strength of winds
B. Direction of winds
C. Height of air-crafts
D. None of these

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Question 112

According to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (I.C.A.O.), the runway lengths of aerodromes, have been coded by

A. Seven English alphabets
B. Last Seven English alphabets
C. First Seven English alphabets
D. First seven natural numbers.

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Question 113

Wing loading of an aircraft is

A. Load of the wings
B. Gross total weight of the aircraft/ load of the wings
C. Gross total weight of the aircraft/ wing area
D. Gross total weight of the aircraft/total available H.P of engines

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Question 114

For supersonic transport aircraft, the minimum turning radius of taxiway is

A. 60 m
B. 120 m
C. 180 m
D. 240 m

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Question 115

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Approximate geometric centre of the landing area, is called air port reference point
B. The boundaries of horizontal surface and conical surface are marked with reference to air port reference point
C. The location of the air port on a map is the position of air port reference point
D. All the above.

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Question 116

Which of the below does not affect the site-selection of an airport site?

A. Adequate access
B. Air traffic potential
C. Sufficient airspace
D. Number of ground staff

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Question 117

The distance between main gears is 10 m, and the distance of nose gear from centre of main gears is 30 m. If the angle of turning is 60°, the distance of centre of rotation from the nearer main gear, is

A. 12.30 m
B. 11.30 m
C. 10.30 m
D. 9.30 m

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Question 118

Assertion A : Airport capacity during IFR conditions is usually less than that during VFR conditions.Reason R: During clear weather condition (VFR), the aircrafts on final approach to runway can be spaced closer during poor visibility conditions.Select your answer based on the coding system given below:

A. Both A and R is true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R is true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true

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Question 119

As per ICAO, for airports serving big aircrafts, the crosswind component should not exceed

A. 15 kmph
B. 25 kmph
C. 35 kmph
D. 45 kmph

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Question 120

As per ICAO, for A, B, and C type of airports, maximum effective, transverse and longitudinal grades in percentage respectively are

A. 1.0, 1.5 and 1.5
B. 1.0, 1.5 and 2.0
C. 1.5, 1.5 and 2.0
D. 2.0, 2.0 and 2.0

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Question 121

For night landing, the thresholds are lighted

A. Green
B. Red
C. White
D. Yellow

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Question 122

To cope up high temperature of 196°C, the taxi ways and aprons are constructed with

A. Asphaltic concrete
B. Rubberised tar concrete
C. Plain concrete
D. All the above

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Question 123

The maximum value of the angle of turning of the nose gear large jet aircrafts, is limited to

A. 20°
B. 30°
C. 45°
D. 60°

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Question 124

The reduced level of the proposed site of an air port is 2500 m above M.S.L. If the recommended length by I.C.A.O. for the runway at sea level is 2500 m, the required length of the runway is

A. 2500 m
B. 3725 m
C. 3000 m
D. 3250 m

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Question 125

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

A. Channelization of pavement is caused by constant use of tri-cycle gears of aircraft
B. Blast pads are used over cohesion-less soils to resist erosion due to tremendous speed of the jet blast
C. Over-run areas of at least 300 m length on either side of the runway are provided
D. None of these

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Question 126

The landing and takeoff of the air craft is made against the direction of wind. In no case the centre line of the runway should make an angle with the wind direction exceeding

A. 10°
B. 20°
C. 30°
D. 40°

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Question 127

The minimum width of clearway is

A. 50 m
B. 100 m
C. 150 m
D. 250 m

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Question 128

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Air screw converts the energy given by the engine into speed
B. The propellers which are driven by turbine engines, are technically called turboprops
C. The aircrafts which obtain the thrust directly from turbine engine, are called turbo-jets
D. All the above

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Question 129

In an airport, if 4 groups of 5 gates each located well separated are considered for traffic and the future to present traffic ratio is 3, then the total requirement of future gates will be

A. 32
B. 36
C. 44
D. 68

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Question 130

The thickness design of the pavement, is decided on the load carried by

A. Main gears
B. Nose wheel
C. Tail wheel
D. All the above

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Question 131

From the end of an instrumental runway, the approach surface rises outwards

A. 1 in 20
B. 1 in 30
C. 1 in 40
D. 1 in 50

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Question 132

An aircraft is flying in an atmosphere of 30°C with a speed of 1260 km ph. Its speed is known as

A. subsonic
B. sonic
C. super-sonic
D. Mach.

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Question 133

The centre to centre spacing of heliport lighting along the periphery of landing and takeoff area should be

A. 2.5 m
B. 5.0 m
C. 7.5 m
D. 10.0 m

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Question 134

A gradient of + 0.08% is followed by a gradient of - 0.07%. If the permissible rate of change of grade is 0.003 per 30 metres, the length of the transition curve, is

A. 150 m
B. 140 m
C. 160 m
D. 175 m

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Question 135

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. The centre line of the approach area coincides with that of the runway
B. Approach areas are measured in horizontal surfaces
C. Obstruction clearance surface and approach surface are same
D. All the above

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Question 136

The length of a runway under standard atmospheric conditions is 1800 m. If the actual reduced level of the site is 1200 m, the design length of the runway is

A. 2360 m
B. 2460 m
C. 2560 m
D. 2660 m

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Question 137

Maximum gross takeoff weight of an aircraft is

A. Equal to the maximum structural landing weight
B. Less than the maximum structural landing weight
C. More than the maximum structural landing weight
D. Equal to the empty operating weight plus the payload

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