Airport Engineering Objective Questions and Answers - Set 01

Practice Test: Question Set - 01

1. For supersonic transport aircraft, the minimum turning radius of taxiway is
    (A) 60 m
    (B) 120 m
    (C) 180 m
    (D) 240 m

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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 %

6. According to ICAO, all markings on the runways are
    (A) Yellow
    (B) White
    (C) Black
    (D) Red

7. 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

8. Which of the following is used for servicing and repairs of the aircraft?
    (A) Apron
    (B) Hanger
    (C) Terminal building
    (D) Holding apron

9. The minimum width of clearway is
    (A) 50 m
    (B) 100 m
    (C) 150 m
    (D) 250 m

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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

15. 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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