3e571 CDC Volume 1

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Practive test of Volume 1 of the Engineering Assistant CDC's


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What agency provides support for areas regarding utility systems?
    • A. 

      Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations

    • B. 

      Air Force Center for Environmental excellence

    • C. 

      Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency

    • D. 

      Responsible Major command (MAJCOM) engineering staff

  • 2. 
    Ensuring that the comprehensive plans of your base support the mission and the objectives of the installation is the responsibility of the
    • A. 

      Responsible major command (MAJCOM)

    • B. 

      installation commander

    • C. 

      Air Force civil engineer (CE)

    • D. 

      Assistant Secretary of the air Force

  • 3. 
    Who approves the general plan for an installation?
    • A. 

      The wing commander

    • B. 

      The responsible major command (MAJCOM)

    • C. 

      The Air Force Civil Engineer (CE)

    • D. 

      The assistant secretary of the Air Force

  • 4. 
    The Air Force Comprehensive Planning Program
    • A. 

      identifies and assesses alternatives for development of surrounding communities

    • B. 

      is primarily a budgeting process that ensures funding for base activities

    • C. 

      identifies and assesses alternative for development of Air Force bases

    • D. 

      Allocates personnel to each base according the base's mission

  • 5. 
     The comprehensive planning process analyzes
    • A. 

      Only the current development potential of the base

    • B. 

      only the long-range development potential of the base

    • C. 

      only the short- long-range development potential of the base

    • D. 

      the current, short-, and long-range development potential of the base

  • 6. 
    Which part of the comprehensive plan is a summary document?  
    • A. 

      General Plan

    • B. 

      Component Plan

    • C. 

      Infrastructure plan

    • D. 

      Constraints and opportunities plan

  • 7. 
    Which component plan would you refer to if concerned about the capacity of the base water system?
    • A. 

      Infrastructure plan

    • B. 

      Land use and transportation plan

    • C. 

      Capital improvements program plan

    • D. 

      Composite constraints and opportunities plan

  • 8. 
    Which component plan integrates the traditional elements of physical planning with other future plans into one document?
    • A. 

      Infrastructure plan

    • B. 

      Land use and transportation plan

    • C. 

      Capital improvements program plan

    • D. 

      Composite constraints and opportunities plan

  • 9. 
    Which map series would you refer to for information regarding future development?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      K

    • D. 

      M

  • 10. 
    Which map series would you refer to for information about the architectural compatibility of your base?
    • A. 

      J

    • B. 

      L

    • C. 

      K

    • D. 

      N

  • 11. 
    Civil Engineers (CE) assist in preparing explosives site plan (ESP) by ensuring that the weapons safety office is
    • A. 

      Fully aware of all construction actions planned on the installation

    • B. 

      Informed of completed construction activities on the installation

    • C. 

      fully aware of all construction actions planned within the inhabited-building distances

    • D. 

      Informed of completed construction activities within the inhabited-building distances

  • 12. 
     What agency endorses the explosive site plan (ESP) before it is submitted to the DOD Explosives Saftey Board?
    • A. 

      Air Force Safety Center

    • B. 

      Installation civil engineer (CE) office

    • C. 

      Major Command (MAJCOM) weapons safety office

    • D. 

      Installation weapons safety office

  • 13. 
     Which example would not require the submission of an explosives site plan (ESP)?
    • A. 

      Construction of a missile maintenance facility

    • B. 

      Construction of an addition to a weapons storage facility

    • C. 

      A temporary reduction in the storage capacity of UN Class I explosives

    • D. 

      Addition of an aircraft parking area not previously used for explosives operations

  • 14. 
    What kind of work can civil engineers (CE) do after receiving preliminary approval of an explosives site plan (ESP)?
    • A. 

      Nothing. They must wait until final approval to plan and design the construction project

    • B. 

      Proceed with construction without restrictions

    • C. 

      Begin the first phase of construction

    • D. 

      . Begin planning and design activities

  • 15. 
    Which construction drawings must be submitted for approval of the explosives site plan (ESP)?
    • A. 

      Only those drawings related to safety and protective services

    • B. 

      Only those drawings showing quantity-distance arcs.

    • C. 

      Only those drawings showing the floor plan

    • D. 

      A complete set of drawings showing every aspect of construction.

  • 16. 
    What color coding is required on maps for an explosives site plan (ESP)?
    • A. 

      Potential explosive ssite (PES) in blue and exposed sites (ES) in black

    • B. 

      PESs in yellow adn ESs in blue

    • C. 

      PESs in red and Ess in green

    • D. 

      PESs blue and ESs in yellow

  • 17. 
    Whose airfield safety standards apply when DoD organizations use civil airfields?
    • A. 

      Air Standardization Coordinating Committee's (ASCC)

    • B. 

      North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO)

    • C. 

      Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) only

    • D. 

      DoD's if possible; if not, the FAA's

  • 18. 
    How are the airfield planning criteria in UFC 3-260-01 applied to existing facilities constructed under different standards?
    • A. 

      Existing facilities are always exempt from conforming to these criteria

    • B. 

      Existing facilities must be brought into compliance with these criteria

    • C. 

      Existing facilities can be brought into compliance with these criteria if it is feasible to do so

    • D. 

      Existing facilities must be brought into compliance with these criteria when the facilities are modified

  • 19. 
     Under what circumstances can the DOD airfield planning criteria in UFC 3-260-01 be supplemented?
    • A. 

      Only the DOD can supplement the criteria

    • B. 

      A Major command (MAJCOM) needs to meet special mission requirements

    • C. 

      A service component needs to adapt to unique operational characteristics

    • D. 

      The installation commander determines that some criteria don't apply to the installation

  • 20. 
     What is the normal length and width of a clear zone for a class B runway?
    • A. 

      2,000 feet long and 1,000 feet wide

    • B. 

      3,000 feet long and 2,000 feet wide

    • C. 

      3,000 feet long and 3,000 feet wide

    • D. 

      4,000 feet long and 4,000 feet wide

  • 21. 
     If an accident potential zone (APZ) is classified as an APZ I, it is beyond
    • A. 

      An APZ II and has only a slight potential for an accident

    • B. 

      An APZ II and has a measurable potential for an accident

    • C. 

      the runway clear zone and has a significant potential for accidents

    • D. 

      the runway clear zone and has only a slight potential for accidents

  • 22. 
    In terms of airfield airspace criteria, an obstruction can refer to
    • A. 

      Objects of natural growth only

    • B. 

      existing man-made objects only

    • C. 

      existing or proposed man-made objects only

    • D. 

      Man-made objects, objects of natural growth, and terrain

  • 23. 
    Which is not considered an obstruction to air navigation?
    • A. 

      An object 600 feet tall at the site of the object

    • B. 

      A 100-foot tall object within 3 nautical miles of the airfield reference point

    • C. 

      A 400-foot tall object within 4 nautical miles of the airfield reference point

    • D. 

      A 500-foot tall object within 4 nautical miles from the airfield reference point

  • 24. 
    . What type of traverse way requires a minimum of 23 feet vertical clearance?  
    • A. 

      Interstate highway

    • B. 

      Military roads

    • C. 

      Waterways

    • D. 

      Railroads

  • 25. 
    . Which runway imaginary surface is an oval-shaped plane at an elevation of 150 feet above the airfield evaluation?
    • A. 

      Clear Zone

    • B. 

      Conical surface

    • C. 

      Primary surface

    • D. 

      Inner horizontal surface

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