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Ifcs 2a5x3b - 5 Level Pre-test - Quiz

This pretest will be used to help ensure that you are ready to pass your End of Course Exam (EOC). You Must Score at least a 90% to Pass, there are 125 Questions. All the information found in this pre-test is available in your CDC's.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Air Force Instruction that governs the current wing organization and operation is

    • A.

      39–1.

    • B.

      53–3.

    • C.

      21–99.

    • D.

      21–101.

    Correct Answer
    D. 21–101.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 21-101 because it is the Air Force Instruction that specifically governs the current wing organization and operation. The other options, 39-1, 53-3, and 21-99, do not pertain to wing organization and operation.

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  • 2. 

    The key individual who allocates the maintenance resources required to meet mission requirements is the

    • A.

      Maintenance commander.

    • B.

      Resource commander.

    • C.

      Logistics commander.

    • D.

      Wing commander.

    Correct Answer
    D. Wing commander.
    Explanation
    The wing commander is the key individual who allocates the maintenance resources required to meet mission requirements. As the highest-ranking officer in charge of the wing, they have the authority and responsibility to determine the allocation of resources within their command. This includes determining the maintenance resources needed to ensure the successful completion of missions. The maintenance commander, resource commander, and logistics commander may have roles in supporting and advising the wing commander in resource allocation decisions, but the ultimate decision-making authority lies with the wing commander.

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  • 3. 

    The total production effort and management of group maintenance functions are the responsibility of the

    • A.

      Wing commander.

    • B.

      Group commander.

    • C.

      Maintenance officer.

    • D.

      Maintenance operations center.

    Correct Answer
    B. Group commander.
    Explanation
    The group commander is responsible for the total production effort and management of group maintenance functions. This means that they oversee and coordinate all maintenance activities within the group, ensuring that they are carried out efficiently and effectively. The group commander is responsible for setting priorities, allocating resources, and ensuring that maintenance tasks are completed on time and to the required standards. They also play a key role in coordinating with other units and organizations to support the overall mission of the group.

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  • 4. 

    Who manages the squadron’s cannibalization program?

    • A.

      Section chief.

    • B.

      Flight line expediter.

    • C.

      Flight commander/chief.

    • D.

      Squadron maintenance officer/maintenance supervisor.

    Correct Answer
    D. Squadron maintenance officer/maintenance supervisor.
    Explanation
    The squadron maintenance officer/maintenance supervisor is responsible for managing the squadron's cannibalization program. This individual oversees the maintenance activities and ensures that the necessary parts are obtained from non-mission capable aircraft to support the repair and maintenance of other aircraft. They coordinate with the section chief, flight line expediter, and flight commander/chief to ensure that the cannibalization process is carried out effectively and efficiently.

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  • 5. 

    What is a responsibility of the maintenance operations center?

    • A.

      Nothing but make new comp cards and play with radios.

    • B.

      Ensure maintenance training is provided office, classroom, and hangar space.

    • C.

      Notify appropriate agencies of severe weather warnings.

    • D.

      Ensure quality assurance guidelines are being followed.

    Correct Answer
    C. Notify appropriate agencies of severe weather warnings.
    Explanation
    The responsibility of the maintenance operations center is to notify appropriate agencies of severe weather warnings. This is important as severe weather can affect maintenance operations and the safety of personnel. By informing the relevant agencies, they can take necessary precautions and make informed decisions to ensure the smooth running of maintenance operations and the well-being of everyone involved.

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  • 6. 

    The purpose of the maintenance group is to

    • A.

      Manage on-equipment assets.

    • B.

      Support the quality assurance program.

    • C.

      Train and manage all personnel on base.

    • D.

      Create and support the sortie-producing operations group.

    Correct Answer
    D. Create and support the sortie-producing operations group.
    Explanation
    The purpose of the maintenance group is to create and support the sortie-producing operations group. This means that the maintenance group is responsible for ensuring that the necessary operations are in place to produce sorties, which are missions or flights. They are involved in the planning, coordination, and execution of these operations to ensure that they are carried out effectively and efficiently. Their role is crucial in ensuring that the necessary resources, equipment, and personnel are available to support the production of sorties.

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  • 7. 

    Who manages the wing’s maintenance quality improvement program?

    • A.

      Flying squadron commander.

    • B.

      Operations group commander.

    • C.

      Maintenance group commander.

    • D.

      Maintenance squadron commander.

    Correct Answer
    C. Maintenance group commander.
    Explanation
    The maintenance group commander is responsible for managing the wing's maintenance quality improvement program. This role involves overseeing the maintenance operations within the group and ensuring that the program is implemented effectively to improve the quality of maintenance activities. The commander is responsible for setting goals, implementing strategies, and monitoring progress to ensure that maintenance standards are met and continuous improvement is achieved.

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  • 8. 

    Whose role is it to increase reliability and maintainability of aircraft and support equipment?

    • A.

      Wing commander.

    • B.

      Quality assurance.

    • C.

      Weapons standardization.

    • D.

      Maintenance operations center.

    Correct Answer
    B. Quality assurance.
    Explanation
    Quality assurance is responsible for ensuring that the reliability and maintainability of aircraft and support equipment are increased. They are in charge of developing and implementing quality control procedures, conducting inspections and audits, and identifying and resolving any issues or deficiencies in the maintenance and support processes. By monitoring and evaluating the performance and effectiveness of these processes, quality assurance plays a crucial role in maintaining the reliability and maintainability of aircraft and support equipment.

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  • 9. 

    The quality assurance program

    • A.

      Maintains aircraft estimated time in commission.

    • B.

      Provides feedback to the operations group commander.

    • C.

      Determines aircraft and equipment condition, and personnel proficiency.

    • D.

      Monitors and reports the status of electronic countermeasures and sensor pods.

    Correct Answer
    C. Determines aircraft and equipment condition, and personnel proficiency.
    Explanation
    The quality assurance program is responsible for determining the condition of aircraft and equipment, as well as assessing the proficiency of personnel. This involves conducting inspections, audits, and evaluations to ensure that all aspects of the aircraft, equipment, and personnel meet the required standards. By doing so, the program helps to identify any issues or deficiencies that may affect the safety and effectiveness of operations, allowing for necessary corrective actions to be taken. Additionally, the program plays a crucial role in maintaining and improving overall operational efficiency and readiness.

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  • 10. 

    Which flight in the maintenance squadron supports the field assistance support team for calibration?

    • A.

      Test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment.

    • B.

      Armament maintenance.

    • C.

      Accessory maintenance.

    • D.

      Avionics.

    Correct Answer
    A. Test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment.
    Explanation
    The flight in the maintenance squadron that supports the field assistance support team for calibration is the Test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment flight. This flight is responsible for maintaining and calibrating the equipment used for testing, measuring, and diagnosing various systems and components. They ensure that the equipment is accurate and functioning properly, which is crucial for the field assistance support team to effectively calibrate and troubleshoot any issues with the aircraft.

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  • 11. 

    What are Air Force policy directives?

    • A.

      Directives prescribing the mission, area or responsibility, organization, responsibilities, and command relationships of Air Force units.

    • B.

      Orders of the Secretary of the Air Force (SAF) to initiate, govern, or regulate actions of conduct by Air Force activities at any level.

    • C.

      Guidance documents consisting of procedures that usually contain examples for performing standard tasks.

    • D.

      Orders of the SAF approved in the Secretariat or the Air Staff, and issued as departmental publications.

    Correct Answer
    B. Orders of the Secretary of the Air Force (SAF) to initiate, govern, or regulate actions of conduct by Air Force activities at any level.
    Explanation
    Air Force policy directives are orders issued by the Secretary of the Air Force (SAF) to initiate, govern, or regulate actions of conduct by Air Force activities at any level. These directives provide guidance and instructions for the mission, area of responsibility, organization, responsibilities, and command relationships of Air Force units. They serve as the official rules and regulations that Air Force personnel must adhere to in order to ensure proper conduct and operations within the Air Force.

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  • 12. 

    Orders of the Secretary of the Air Force approved in the Secretariat or the Air Staff, and issued as departmental publications are called

    • A.

      Mission directives.

    • B.

      Air Force manuals.

    • C.

      Air Force instructions.

    • D.

      Air Force policy directives.

    Correct Answer
    C. Air Force instructions.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Air Force instructions. Orders of the Secretary of the Air Force that are approved in the Secretariat or the Air Staff, and issued as departmental publications, are referred to as Air Force instructions. These instructions provide guidance and direction to Air Force personnel regarding specific policies, procedures, and tasks that need to be followed. They serve as a means of standardizing operations and ensuring consistency across the Air Force.

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  • 13. 

    Air Force Policy Directive 90–1, Policy Formulation,

    • A.

      Implements Air Force policy in the field.

    • B.

      Compiles Air Force instructional material.

    • C.

      Establishes procedures for all bulletin boards.

    • D.

      Sets the tone for all Air Force policy development.

    Correct Answer
    D. Sets the tone for all Air Force policy development.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "sets the tone for all Air Force policy development." This is because the Air Force Policy Directive 90-1 is a document that establishes the overall direction and approach for the development of Air Force policies. It provides guidance and principles that shape the formulation of policies within the Air Force. The directive sets the tone by outlining the desired objectives, values, and priorities that should be considered during the policy development process. It serves as a foundation for all subsequent policy development activities within the Air Force.

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  • 14. 

    Air Force manuals may be supplemented at

    • A.

      Air Force and command level.

    • B.

      Command level only.

    • C.

      Air Force level only.

    • D.

      Any level.

    Correct Answer
    D. Any level.
    Explanation
    Air Force manuals may be supplemented at any level. This means that additional information or updates can be added to the manuals at any level within the Air Force hierarchy. This flexibility allows for the inclusion of specific instructions or guidelines that may be necessary for a particular command or unit, ensuring that the manuals remain relevant and up to date across the entire Air Force organization.

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  • 15. 

    As a rule, display of temporary visual aids should be limited to

    • A.

      9 months or less.

    • B.

      6 months or less.

    • C.

      90 days or less.

    • D.

      30 days or less.

    Correct Answer
    C. 90 days or less.
    Explanation
    Temporary visual aids should be limited to 90 days or less because they are meant to provide temporary support or guidance. Displaying them for a longer period may lead to outdated or inaccurate information being presented, which can be misleading or confusing for individuals relying on the visual aids. By limiting the display time to 90 days or less, organizations can ensure that the information remains current and relevant.

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  • 16. 

    Besides publishing bulletins, and base or headquarters official bulletins, other types of bulletins

    • A.

      May be issued weekly.

    • B.

      May be issued monthly.

    • C.

      Are authorized at any time.

    • D.

      Are not authorized at any time.

    Correct Answer
    D. Are not authorized at any time.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are not authorized at any time." This means that other types of bulletins, besides publishing bulletins and base or headquarters official bulletins, cannot be issued at any time. This implies that there are restrictions or limitations on issuing these bulletins, and they cannot be released on a weekly or monthly basis.

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  • 17. 

    What may not be included on a bulletin board?

    • A.

      Important information.

    • B.

      Classified information.

    • C.

      Unclassified information.

    • D.

      For Official Use Only information.

    Correct Answer
    B. Classified information.
    Explanation
    Classified information may not be included on a bulletin board because it is sensitive and confidential information that is restricted to a specific audience. Bulletin boards are typically used for displaying general and public information, such as important notices or announcements. Classified information, on the other hand, is highly confidential and should only be accessed by authorized personnel. Therefore, it should not be displayed on a bulletin board where it can be easily seen by unauthorized individuals.

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  • 18. 

    Which is not a base-level use of maintenance data collection information?

    • A.

      Analysis of not-reparable-this-station actions.

    • B.

      Determining the cost of military man-hours.

    • C.

      Configuration status accounting.

    • D.

      Production credit information.

    Correct Answer
    A. Analysis of not-reparable-this-station actions.
    Explanation
    The base-level use of maintenance data collection information includes determining the cost of military man-hours, configuration status accounting, and production credit information. These uses involve tracking and analyzing data related to maintenance activities, costs, and productivity. However, the analysis of not-reparable-this-station actions does not fall under base-level use as it refers to actions that cannot be repaired at the current station. This type of analysis is more specific and focused on identifying and addressing issues that cannot be resolved locally.

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  • 19. 

    The maintenance data collection data element used to tie together all maintenance actions on a specific job is the

    • A.

      Work unit code.

    • B.

      Work center code.

    • C.

      Job control number.

    • D.

      Identification number.

    Correct Answer
    C. Job control number.
    Explanation
    The job control number is used as a maintenance data collection data element to tie together all maintenance actions on a specific job. It serves as a unique identifier for the job and helps in tracking and organizing the maintenance activities related to that job. The work unit code, work center code, and identification number may also be used for different purposes in maintenance management, but they do not specifically serve the function of tying together all maintenance actions on a specific job.

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  • 20. 

    The first five digits of a job control number indicate the

    • A.

      Year and Julian date.

    • B.

      Last five digits of the equipment serial number.

    • C.

      First five digits of the equipment serial number.

    • D.

      Month and year the maintenance discrepancy was discovered.

    Correct Answer
    A. Year and Julian date.
    Explanation
    The first five digits of a job control number indicate the year and Julian date. The Julian date is a system where each day of the year is assigned a unique number from 001 to 365 (or 366 in a leap year). By using the first five digits of the job control number, one can determine the year and the specific date when the job was performed or initiated. This system helps in tracking and organizing tasks based on the timeline of the year.

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  • 21. 

    A work center that contributes labor towards a maintenance requirement is a

    • A.

      Owning work center.

    • B.

      Reporting work center.

    • C.

      Performing work center.

    • D.

      Nonreporting work center.

    Correct Answer
    C. Performing work center.
    Explanation
    A performing work center refers to a work center that contributes labor towards a maintenance requirement. This means that it is responsible for carrying out the necessary tasks and activities related to the maintenance work. Unlike a reporting work center, which provides information and updates on the progress of the maintenance work, a performing work center actively performs the required tasks. It is different from a nonreporting work center, which does not provide any reporting or performing functions in relation to the maintenance requirement. Therefore, the correct answer is performing work center.

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  • 22. 

    Into what does the computer not translate an identification number?

    • A.

      Repair action taken.

    • B.

      Owning work center.

    • C.

      Equipment serial number.

    • D.

      Standard reporting designator code.

    Correct Answer
    A. Repair action taken.
    Explanation
    The computer does not translate an identification number into repair action taken. The identification number could be translated into other information such as owning work center, equipment serial number, or standard reporting designator code. However, the computer does not convert it into repair action taken.

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  • 23. 

    Which five-character maintenance data collection data element is used to identify the system or subsystem that requires maintenance?

    • A.

      Work unit code.

    • B.

      Job control number.

    • C.

      Identification number.

    • D.

      Standard reporting designator code.

    Correct Answer
    A. Work unit code.
    Explanation
    The work unit code is a five-character maintenance data collection data element that is used to identify the system or subsystem that requires maintenance. It provides a unique identifier for the specific unit or component that needs to be worked on, allowing for efficient tracking and organization of maintenance tasks. The other options, such as job control number, identification number, and standard reporting designator code, may be used for other purposes in maintenance data collection, but they do not specifically serve the function of identifying the system or subsystem in need of maintenance.

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  • 24. 

    Which maintenance data collection data element is published in manuals for each weapon and support system?

    • A.

      Identification number.

    • B.

      Job control number.

    • C.

      Work center code.

    • D.

      Work unit Code.

    Correct Answer
    D. Work unit Code.
    Explanation
    The work unit code is the maintenance data collection data element that is published in manuals for each weapon and support system. This code helps in identifying the specific work unit that is responsible for performing maintenance tasks on the weapon or support system. It allows for easy reference and coordination between different units involved in the maintenance process. The work unit code is an essential component of the maintenance data collection system, providing standardized information for effective maintenance management.

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  • 25. 

    What form is used for maintenance data collection when the Integrated Maintenance Data System is not available?

    • A.

      AF Form 2413.

    • B.

      AF Form 2005.

    • C.

      AFTO Form 349.

    • D.

      AFTO Form 110.

    Correct Answer
    C. AFTO Form 349.
    Explanation
    AFTO Form 349 is used for maintenance data collection when the Integrated Maintenance Data System (IMDS) is not available. This form is specifically designed for recording maintenance information and is used by the United States Air Force (USAF) to document maintenance actions, inspections, and repairs. It allows technicians to track and record important details about the maintenance performed on aircraft and equipment.

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  • 26. 

    The number entered in the TAG NUMBER block of the AFTO Form 349 comes from

    • A.

      The AFTO Form 350.

    • B.

      A work unit code manual.

    • C.

      The manufacturer’s data plate.

    • D.

      The illustrated part breakdown.

    Correct Answer
    A. The AFTO Form 350.
    Explanation
    The number entered in the TAG NUMBER block of the AFTO Form 349 comes from the AFTO Form 350. This suggests that the AFTO Form 350 contains the necessary information or reference to determine the specific tag number that should be entered on the AFTO Form 349. It is likely that the AFTO Form 350 serves as a source or guide for assigning tag numbers to different items or components, ensuring proper documentation and tracking.

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  • 27. 

    What is entered in column C of the AFTO Form 349 documenting a time compliance technical order (TCTO) modification?

    • A.

      Work unit code.

    • B.

      TCTO support general code.

    • C.

      First five characters of the TCTO data code.

    • D.

      First five characters of the national item identification number.

    Correct Answer
    C. First five characters of the TCTO data code.
    Explanation
    Column C of the AFTO Form 349 documents the first five characters of the TCTO data code. The TCTO data code is a unique identifier assigned to each TCTO modification. By entering the first five characters of the TCTO data code in column C, it allows for easy reference and tracking of the specific TCTO modification being documented. This ensures accurate record-keeping and helps in identifying the corresponding TCTO modification when needed.

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  • 28. 

    An entry of greater than 1 in the UNITS column (Column G) of the AFTO Form 349 indicates the number of

    • A.

      Units completed.

    • B.

      Units requiring maintenance.

    • C.

      Technicians per unit of work.

    • D.

      Times the action taken was performed.

    Correct Answer
    D. Times the action taken was performed.
    Explanation
    An entry of greater than 1 in the UNITS column of the AFTO Form 349 indicates that the action taken was performed multiple times. This means that the task or maintenance action was repeated more than once.

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  • 29. 

    The entry in the CAT LAB (category labor) block on the AFTO Form 349 indicates the

    • A.

      Type of man-hour expenditure.

    • B.

      Type of equipment being repaired.

    • C.

      Number of technicians performing the work.

    • D.

      Rank and employee number of the technician.

    Correct Answer
    A. Type of man-hour expenditure.
    Explanation
    The entry in the CAT LAB block on the AFTO Form 349 indicates the type of man-hour expenditure. This means that the block is used to record the amount of time and effort spent on a particular task or job. It helps to track and analyze the labor costs associated with the maintenance and repair work being performed. The CAT LAB block does not provide information about the type of equipment being repaired, the number of technicians involved, or the rank and employee number of the technician.

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  • 30. 

    An “X” placed in the SCH CODE (scheduled code) block of the AFTO Form 349 indicates

    • A.

      The maintenance action has been delayed.

    • B.

      Additional maintenance is already scheduled.

    • C.

      An unscheduled maintenance action has been performed.

    • D.

      The computer must calculate the next calibration or maintenance due date.

    Correct Answer
    D. The computer must calculate the next calibration or maintenance due date.
    Explanation
    An "X" placed in the SCH CODE block of the AFTO Form 349 indicates that the computer must calculate the next calibration or maintenance due date. This suggests that the "X" serves as a trigger for the computer system to automatically determine when the next calibration or maintenance action should take place based on the previous action. It implies that the scheduling of future maintenance or calibration is reliant on this input.

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  • 31. 

    Which block of the AFTO Form 349 is checked to indicate actions that affect the historical records of an end-item?

    • A.

      UNITS.

    • B.

      SCH CODE.

    • C.

      TYPE MAINT.

    • D.

      RECORDS ACTION.

    Correct Answer
    D. RECORDS ACTION.
    Explanation
    The block of the AFTO Form 349 that is checked to indicate actions that affect the historical records of an end-item is the "RECORDS ACTION" block. This block is specifically used to document any maintenance or repair actions that may impact the historical records of the end-item. By checking this block, it ensures that any changes made to the end-item's historical records are properly recorded and documented for future reference.

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  • 32. 

    Which form provides an interface between on- and off-equipment maintenance documentation, and also serves as an identification and status tag?

    • A.

      AF Form 2005.

    • B.

      AF Form 2413.

    • C.

      AFTO Form 349.

    • D.

      AFTO Form 350.

    Correct Answer
    D. AFTO Form 350.
    Explanation
    AFTO Form 350 serves as an interface between on- and off-equipment maintenance documentation and also functions as an identification and status tag. This form is commonly used in the Air Force for recording and tracking maintenance actions, inspections, and repairs. It provides a standardized format for documenting maintenance activities and serves as a communication tool between maintenance personnel. Additionally, it includes fields for recording identification information and indicating the status of the equipment, making it a comprehensive form for maintenance purposes.

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  • 33. 

    Which AFTO Form is used as an accountability document for items managed under the due-in from maintenance program?

    • A.

      244.

    • B.

      349.

    • C.

      350.

    • D.

      781.

    Correct Answer
    C. 350.
    Explanation
    AFTO Form 350 is used as an accountability document for items managed under the due-in from maintenance program. This form is used to track and document the status and location of items that are awaiting maintenance or repair. It helps to ensure that these items are accounted for and properly managed throughout the maintenance process.

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  • 34. 

    Dates entered on the AFTO Form 350 pertaining to repair cycle times are used

    • A.

      To identify time change requirements.

    • B.

      For establishing equipment need dates.

    • C.

      For determining manpower requirements.

    • D.

      As an aid in determining spares requirements.

    Correct Answer
    D. As an aid in determining spares requirements.
    Explanation
    The dates entered on the AFTO Form 350 are used as an aid in determining spares requirements. This means that these dates help in identifying the specific dates when spare parts or components will be needed for repairs or maintenance. By having accurate dates recorded, it becomes easier to plan and ensure that the necessary spares are available when needed, minimizing downtime and ensuring smooth operations.

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  • 35. 

    A red X symbol on an inspection form is cleared by

    • A.

      Erasing it from the form.

    • B.

      An authorized inspector initialing over the symbol.

    • C.

      Placing a check mark across it to show compliance.

    • D.

      The technician who completed the repair initialing over the symbol.

    Correct Answer
    B. An authorized inspector initialing over the symbol.
    Explanation
    The red X symbol on an inspection form is cleared by an authorized inspector initialing over the symbol. This means that the inspector has reviewed the form and confirmed that the issue or problem indicated by the red X has been resolved or addressed. By initialing over the symbol, the inspector is providing their approval and signifying that the inspection has been completed and the form is now cleared.

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  • 36. 

    What does a red dash on inspection forms indicate?

    • A.

      An immediate action time compliance technical order has been received.

    • B.

      A component that affects safe system operation has been removed.

    • C.

      A scheduled inspection is overdue and has not been completed.

    • D.

      A “routine action” safety modification has been received.

    Correct Answer
    C. A scheduled inspection is overdue and has not been completed.
    Explanation
    A red dash on inspection forms indicates that a scheduled inspection is overdue and has not been completed. This means that the required inspection has not been carried out within the specified time frame, which could potentially lead to safety issues or operational problems. The red dash serves as a visual reminder to address the overdue inspection promptly.

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  • 37. 

    The symbol used to indicate an unsatisfactory condition that is not serious enough to ground an aircraft or remove equipment from service is a red

    • A.

      X.

    • B.

      Dash.

    • C.

      Diagonal.

    • D.

      X in a circle.

    Correct Answer
    C. Diagonal.
    Explanation
    The symbol used to indicate an unsatisfactory condition that is not serious enough to ground an aircraft or remove equipment from service is a diagonal. This symbol is commonly used in aviation to denote a minor issue or discrepancy that does not pose a significant safety risk. It is important for pilots and maintenance personnel to be able to identify and understand these symbols in order to make informed decisions about the airworthiness of an aircraft.

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  • 38. 

    The Integrated Maintenance Data System is a

    • A.

      Command-level computer system used for maintenance management.

    • B.

      Base-level computer system used for maintenance management.

    • C.

      Command-level computer system used for supply management.

    • D.

      Base-level computer system used for supply management.

    Correct Answer
    B. Base-level computer system used for maintenance management.
    Explanation
    The Integrated Maintenance Data System (IMDS) is a base-level computer system used for maintenance management. This means that it is utilized at the lower levels of an organization, such as at a specific base or unit, to manage maintenance activities. It helps track and document maintenance tasks, schedules, and resources, ensuring that equipment and systems are properly maintained and operational. The IMDS is not a command-level system used for supply management, as it focuses specifically on maintenance management.

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  • 39. 

    How do maintenance personnel in the maintenance complex use the Integrated Maintenance Data System to communicate with the base computer system?

    • A.

      Using punched cards.

    • B.

      Via a remote terminal.

    • C.

      Through preprinted forms.

    • D.

      Through a facsimile machine.

    Correct Answer
    B. Via a remote terminal.
    Explanation
    Maintenance personnel in the maintenance complex use the Integrated Maintenance Data System to communicate with the base computer system via a remote terminal. This means that they are able to access and interact with the computer system from a separate location, allowing them to input and retrieve information, perform tasks, and communicate with the system without being physically present at the base computer system. This remote access enables efficient and convenient communication between maintenance personnel and the base computer system.

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  • 40. 

    Correcting erroneous data in the Integrated Maintenance Data System is a function of

    • A.

      Data reporting.

    • B.

      Information retrieval.

    • C.

      Data base management.

    • D.

      The error detection subsystem.

    Correct Answer
    C. Data base management.
    Explanation
    Correcting erroneous data in the Integrated Maintenance Data System is a function of data base management. Data base management involves the organization, storage, and retrieval of data within a database system. In this case, correcting erroneous data would involve identifying and correcting any inaccuracies or errors in the database, ensuring data integrity and accuracy. This task falls under the responsibility of data base management, as it involves managing and maintaining the database to ensure its reliability and usefulness.

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  • 41. 

    How often are Integrated Maintenance Data System reports produced and sent to higher headquarters?

    • A.

      Whenever the form entry count reaches 500.

    • B.

      At the end of each duty day.

    • C.

      At scheduled intervals.

    • D.

      Whenever requested.

    Correct Answer
    C. At scheduled intervals.
    Explanation
    Integrated Maintenance Data System reports are produced and sent to higher headquarters at scheduled intervals. This means that there is a predetermined frequency or timeline for generating and sending these reports. The specific intervals may vary depending on the organization or system in question, but the key point is that the reports are not generated randomly or sporadically. Instead, there is a planned schedule for their production and submission to higher headquarters.

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  • 42. 

    How is the Integrated Maintenance Data System considered to be “user friendly?”

    • A.

      No password is required.

    • B.

      The computer accepts any input.

    • C.

      Unauthorized access is restricted.

    • D.

      Keyboard entries are checked for compatibility.

    Correct Answer
    D. Keyboard entries are checked for compatibility.
    Explanation
    The Integrated Maintenance Data System is considered to be "user friendly" because it checks keyboard entries for compatibility. This means that the system ensures that the input entered through the keyboard is compatible with the system's requirements, preventing any potential errors or issues that may arise from incompatible input. This feature enhances the user experience by providing a smooth and efficient interaction with the system.

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  • 43. 

    What type of errors may not be detected by the Integrated Maintenance Data System?

    • A.

      Mismatched identification number and WORK UNIT codes.

    • B.

      Mismatched HOW MAL and ACTION TAKEN codes.

    • C.

      Incorrect menu selection.

    • D.

      One-of-a-kind entries.

    Correct Answer
    D. One-of-a-kind entries.
    Explanation
    The Integrated Maintenance Data System is designed to detect and record errors in maintenance data. However, it may not be able to detect errors in one-of-a-kind entries. These entries are unique and do not have a standard format or predefined parameters for error detection. Therefore, the system may not be programmed to identify or flag any errors in these types of entries.

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  • 44. 

    The Integrated Maintenance Data System minimizes maintenance data collection errors by

    • A.

      Limiting the number of required entries by providing known information.

    • B.

      Checking data as it is entered and requiring passwords.

    • C.

      Limiting the number of menu selections.

    • D.

      Limiting user access.

    Correct Answer
    A. Limiting the number of required entries by providing known information.
    Explanation
    The Integrated Maintenance Data System minimizes maintenance data collection errors by limiting the number of required entries by providing known information. This means that the system already has pre-filled information that the user can select from, reducing the chances of manual data entry errors. By providing known information, the system streamlines the data collection process and ensures accuracy. This approach also saves time for the user, as they do not have to manually input every piece of information.

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  • 45. 

    The primary purpose of the Integrated Maintenance Data System screen 380 is to

    • A.

      Generate a new job control number (JCN) and show time spent against this number.

    • B.

      Maintain the present data and status of YR/EVENT IDs and work center events.

    • C.

      Provide an opportunity to modify entries found to be in error.

    • D.

      Provide an up-to-date list of open JCNs.

    Correct Answer
    D. Provide an up-to-date list of open JCNs.
    Explanation
    The Integrated Maintenance Data System screen 380 serves as a tool to provide an up-to-date list of open Job Control Numbers (JCNs). This means that it allows users to view and access a current and comprehensive list of JCNs that are still open and ongoing. It does not involve generating new JCNs, maintaining data and status of YR/EVENT IDs and work center events, or modifying entries found to be in error.

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  • 46. 

    Which Integrated Maintenance Data System screen can be viewed and option-selected to allow narratives to a specific job data record to be modified?

    • A.

      907, option 12.

    • B.

      907, option 14.

    • C.

      929, option 12.

    • D.

      929, option 14.

    Correct Answer
    A. 907, option 12.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 907, option 12. This option allows the user to view and modify narratives for a specific job data record in the Integrated Maintenance Data System.

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  • 47. 

    An on-line inquiry option can be selected from the Integrated Maintenance Data System screen 099 by inputting the

    • A.

      YR/EVENT ID, work center event, and option number.

    • B.

      ID ASSIGNED and option number.

    • C.

      YR/EVENT ID and option number.

    • D.

      Option number.

    Correct Answer
    D. Option number.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "option number." This is because the question is asking for the information that needs to be inputted in order to select an on-line inquiry option from the Integrated Maintenance Data System screen 099. The correct answer is the most general and inclusive option, as it does not specify any specific information that needs to be inputted.

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  • 48. 

    Which is not a function of the G081 Automated Maintenance Information System?

    • A.

      Mission scheduling.

    • B.

      Maintenance scheduling.

    • C.

      Personnel leave scheduling.

    • D.

      Personnel training management.

    Correct Answer
    C. Personnel leave scheduling.
    Explanation
    The G081 Automated Maintenance Information System is designed to assist in various maintenance-related tasks such as mission scheduling, maintenance scheduling, and personnel training management. However, it does not include a function for personnel leave scheduling. This means that the system does not provide features or tools specifically for managing and scheduling personnel leave.

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  • 49. 

    The four types of programs used in the G081 Automated Maintenance Information System are data input, data output,

    • A.

      Batch, and materiel deficiency reporting program (MDRP).

    • B.

      Batch, and variable information retrieval program (VIRP).

    • C.

      Group, and MDRP.

    • D.

      Group, and VIRP.

    Correct Answer
    B. Batch, and variable information retrieval program (VIRP).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is batch, and variable information retrieval program (VIRP). This answer is based on the given options where the four types of programs used in the G081 Automated Maintenance Information System are listed. Among the options, only "batch, and variable information retrieval program (VIRP)" matches the given list. Therefore, it can be concluded that this is the correct answer.

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  • 50. 

    Of the four types of programs used in the G081 Automated Maintenance Information System, which is considered to be the “heart” of the system?

    • A.

      Variable information retrieval program.

    • B.

      Data output.

    • C.

      Data input.

    • D.

      Batch.

    Correct Answer
    C. Data input.
    Explanation
    The "heart" of the G081 Automated Maintenance Information System is the data input program. This program is responsible for collecting and entering data into the system, which is crucial for the system to function properly. Without accurate and timely data input, the system would not be able to generate meaningful outputs or perform its maintenance functions effectively. Therefore, the data input program plays a central role in the overall functionality and effectiveness of the system.

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