Airport Engineering Online Test Questions with Answers - Set 04

Practice Test: Question Set - 04


1. 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°

2. Consider the following statements regarding ICAO recommendation for correction to basic runway length
  • 1. 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.
Of these statements
    (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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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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