Airport Engineering Multiple Choice Questions and Answers - Set 07 - ObjectiveBooks

# Practice Test: Question Set - 07

1. 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

2. 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 × 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. The depressions and undulations in the pavement, are caused due to
(B) Impact of heavy wheel loads
(C) Punching effect
(D) All the above

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. Beaufort scale is used to determine
(A) Strength of winds
(B) Direction of winds
(C) Height of air-crafts
(D) None of these

10. 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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