Registration - Step 2

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1) What is the transition altitude in the United States?
A. 10,000 feet MSL
B. 18,000 feet MSL
C. 18,000 feet AGL
D. FL180 MSL

2) The Boeing Company's largest factory is located in which North American city?
A. Seattle, Washington
B. Chicago, Illinois
C. New York, New York
D. Charleston, South Carolina

3) Choose from the list of ATC controller positions, the order in which you would interact with them on departure from an airfield
A. Ground, Tower, Departure/Approach, Center
B. Tower, Ground, Center, Departure/Approach
C. Center, Ground, Tower, Departure/Approach
D. Ground, Center, Tower, Departure/Approach

4) An excessive angle of attack will result in what?
A. Steep bank
B. Stall
C. Steep climb
D. Engine failure

5) What is the difference between groundspeed and true airspeed?
A. Groundspeed is the same as true airspeed
B. Groundspeed is true airspeed adjusted for the mach number
C. Groundspeed is true airspeed adjusted for the winds
D. Groundspeed is the speed when the plane is on the ground and airspeed is the speed when it is airborne.

6) Complete this statement: The higher an aircraft flies…
A. The thinner the air and the greater the angle of attack required to produce the lift needed to maintain level flight.
B. The thicker the air and the greater the angle of attack required to produce the lift needed to maintain level flight.
C. The thinner the air and the lesser the angle of attack required to produce the lift needed to maintain level flight.
D. The thicker the air and the lesser the angle of attack required to produce the lift needed to maintain level flight.

7) What color lights indicate the threshold of the runway when on approach to land?
A. Blue
B. Green
C. Yellow
D. Red

8) When an ATC controller request you to “squawk 6011” what does that mean?
A. Tune 6011 into your COM radio
B. Tune 6011 into your NAV radio
C. Tune 6011 into your transponder
D. Tune 6011 into your NDM

9) What range of speed is considered Transonic?
A. Mach 1.0 and above
B. Mach 0.75 to 1.20
C. Mach 2.0 to 3.0
D. Any Mach below 1.0

10) The turbojet engine contains four sections:
A. Intake, air inlet, exhaust, compressor
B. Intake, compressor, exhaust, combustion chamber
C. Compressor, combustion chamber, turbine section, exhaust
D. Intake, air inlet, pitot valve, exhaust

11) The headquarters for Airbus is located in which European city?
A. Paris, France
B. London, England
C. Toulouse, France
D. Hamburg, Germany

12) What’s the difference between a radar altimeter and a barometric altimeter?
A. Radar altimeter has to be adjusted, but the barometric altimeter has to remain at 29.92
B. Radar altimeter has to remain at 29.92, but the barometric altimeter can be adjusted
C. Barometric altimeter displays height in MSL, the radar altimeter displays height in AGL
D. Barometric altimeter displays height in AGL, the radar altimeter displays height in MSL

13) What is the maximum safe speed at which you may exit a high speed taxiway?
A. 30 KIAS
B. 35 KIAS
C. 40 KIAS
D. 55 KIAS

14) When is “Clearance Void Time” used by ATC?
A. The airport is uncontrolled
B. The airport does not have a tower
C. ATC does not know what is happening at the airport
D. All of the above

15) Name the two categories of airspace in the United States
A. Regulated and non-regulated
B. Class B airspace and class D airspace
C. Controlled and Uncontrolled
D. Regulated and Uncontrolled

16) American Airlines merged with US Airways in what year?
A. 2014
B. 2013
C. 2010
D. 1776

17) Using the following METAR, what are the winds? KDFW 2210730Z 09016KT 10SM BKN044 BKN055 27/14 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP188 T02670139
A. Out of the west at 16kts
B. Out of the East at 16kts
C. 221 at 30kts
D. 221 at 07kts with gust of 30

18) Zero Fuel Weight of an airplane refers to what?
A. The weight of the airplane including fuel
B. The weight of an airplane and fuel without passengers or cargo
C. The weight if the fuel that is loaded into the airplane
D. The weight of the airplane loaded except fuel

19) From the list of approaches, list in order from most precise, to least precise
A. ILS, VOR, NDB
B. VOR, ILS, NDB
C. NDB, VOR, ILS
D. ILS, NDB, VOR

20) Which answer best describes Vmo
A. Maximum Mach Operating Airspeed
B. Minimum Operating Airspeed
C. Mach Operating Airspeed
D. Maximum Operating Airspeed