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1. The strength of winds is measured with the help of


A : Benfort scale

B : Wind indicator

C : Barometres

D : None of these.

2. The threshold markings are


A : 4 m wide

B : 1 m clear space between adjacents

C : 45 m in length

D : placed symmetrically on either side of the runway centre line

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. Beaufort scale is used to determine


A : strength of winds

B : direction of winds

C : height of air-crafts

D : none of these.

9. Speed of


A : sound at 0°C is 1190 km p.h.

B : sound varies 2.4 km p.h. per degree centrigrade rise in temperature

C : sound at 0°C is called one Mach

D : an aircraft flying at 2975 km p.h., is called 2.5 Mach

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


A : improper compaction of subgrade

B : impact of heavy wheel loads

C : punching effect

D : flexible gears

3. 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.

4. 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 : epoxy asphalt concrete

5. The meterological condition which influences the size and location of an air port is


A : atmosphere pressure

B : air density

C : reduced level

D : wind direction

6. 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

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


A : 1929

B : 1939

C : 1947

D : 1950

8. Conical surface of the approach area rises outwards


A : 1 in 10

B : 1 in 15

C : 1 in 20

D : 1 in 25

1. 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

2. 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.

3. 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

4. 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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