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1. The threshold markings are

2.  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 E. all the above.

3. The bearing of the longest line of a wind rose is S 45° E, the bearing of the runway will be numbered

4.  A. 135° B. 315° C. 13 D. 31 E. both (c) and (d)

5. For the proposed runway stated in if the aerodrome reference temperature is 17°.2, the net designed length of the runway is

6.  A. 2716 m B. 2816 m C. 2916 m D. 3016 m

7. Pick up the correct statement from the following:

8.  A. Landing speed is directly proportional to the wing loading B. Wing loading remaining constant, the take off distance is directly proportional to the powder loading C. Neither (a) nor (b) D. Both (a) and (b)

9. Pick up the correct statement from the following:

10.  A. Approach zone survey is carried out to determine the elevations of the protruding obstructions above horizontal, conical and transitional surfaces B. The wind data of an air port is depicted in the form of a chart known as wind rose C. The landing and take off of the air craft is made against the wind direction D. The product of wind loading and power loading is called air craft rating E. All the above.

11. The lift off distance is the distance along the centre of the runway between the starting point and

12.  A. end of the runway B. end of stopway C. point where air craft becomes air borne D. point where air craft attains a height of 10.7 m E. none of these.

13. Pick up the correct statement from the following:

14.  A. Approximate geometric centre of the landing area, is called air port reference point B. The boundaries of horizontal surface and conical surface are marked with reference to air port reference point C. The location of the air port on a map is the position of air port reference point D. All the above.

15. The runway orientation is made so that landing and take off are

16.  A. against the wind direction B. along the wind direction C. perpendicular to wind direction D. none of these.

17. An aircraft is flying in an atmosphere of 30°C with a speed of 1260 km ph. Its speed is known as

18.  A. subsonic B. sonic C. super-sonic D. Mach.

19. According to I.C.A.O. the slope of transitional surface at right angles to the centre line of runway, is kept

20.  A. 1 in 4 B. 1 in 5 C. 1 in 6 D. 1 in 7 E. 1 in 10