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1

Which colour is best for a CRT alert?

A. red.
B. flashing yellow.
C. green.
D. steady yellow.

A. red

2

What is biometrics?

A. identifying humans by their walk and talk.
B. identifying humans by their characteristics or traits.
C. the physiological characteristics of the human body.
D. the behavioural pattern of an individual.

B. identifying humans by their characteristics or traits

3

The _____ is called the master instrument and is placed in front of the pilot because _____.

A. DI; direction is the most important aspect.
B. altimeter; staying above ground is crucial.
C. AI; knowing the aircraft’s attitude is most important.
D. ASI; flying is determined by speed.

C. AI; knowing the aircraft’s attitude is most important

4

What does the colour yellow signify on a display?

A. alert.
B. all systems go.
C. advisory.
D. abort.

A. alert

5

How does sitting 1 inch below the design eye point affect vision?

A. It decreases downward vision.
B. It makes more approach lights visible.
C. It increases downward vision.
D. It increases ground vision by 40 m or 130 ft.

A. It decreases downward vision

6

A numeric display is best for which of the following?

A. change rates.
B. bearing.
C. power.
D. range.

B. bearing

7

Which instrument is called the master instrument and therefore is placed in front of the pilot?

A. ASI, as flying is determined by speed.
B. artificial horizon, because knowing the aircraft’s attitude is most important.
C. DI, since direction is the most important aspect.
D. altimeter, ensuring you stay above the ground.

B. artificial horizon, because knowing the aircraft’s attitude is most important

8

What is an aircraft cockpit sighting post?

A. the layout of the cockpit instruments.
B. the ideal cockpit lighting and seating position reference indicator.
C. the ideal seating position reference indicator.
D. the ideal cockpit lighting reference indicator.

C. the ideal seating position reference indicator

9

What is anthropometry?

A. measuring the human body’s dimensions and proportions.
B. measuring range of motion in joints.
C. the same thing as ergonomics.
D. measuring flight decks, cockpits, and seats.

A. measuring the human body’s dimensions and proportions

10

A numeric display is best for indicating

A. power.
B. change rates.
C. range.
D. bearing.

D. bearing

11

Which of the following statements is TRUE of a three-point altimeter?

A. It is easier to read accurately and does not take as long to read.
B. It is easier to make reading mistakes but does not take as long to read.
C. It is easier to make reading mistakes and it takes longer to read.
D. It is easier to read accurately but takes longer to read.

B. It is easier to make reading mistakes but does not take as long to read