Quiz: Take The Communications System Trivia Questions!

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Communication Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know anything about the Communications System? Would you be interested in this quiz? A communication system gathers individual telecommunications networks, broadcast systems, relay stations, river stations, and terminal equipment capable of interconnection to form a unified whole. The parts of the communications system serve a common purpose. They respond to controls and operate as a union. If you wish to learn more about the communications system, this quiz can help.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many transmitter selector switches on an Audio Control Panel (ACP) can be selected at any one time?
    • A. 

      Normally, only one switch is selected at a time for each crew station

    • B. 

      CAB and SAT may be selected at the same time for cabin to SATCOM conferencing

    • C. 

      Normally, only one switch is selected at a time for each crew station, however CAB and SAT may be selected at the same time for cabin to SATCOM conferencing

    • D. 

      Pushing the CAB transmitter select switch twice within one second places a priority call to a selected cabin station

  • 2. 
    If a transmitter button is selected, it is necessary to select the associated receiver button/volume control in order to hear the audio
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How many VHF frequencies can be stored by the Tuning Control Panel (TCP)?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      24

  • 4. 
    Which of the VHF radios can be configured for DATA mode or VOICE?
    • A. 

      VHF C and VHF R can be used for both voice or data communication

    • B. 

      Data communication is normally selected on VHF C.

    • C. 

      VHF L VHF C and VHF R can be used for both voice or data communication

    • D. 

      VHF C and VHF L can be used for both voice or data communication

  • 5. 
    What happens if 121.5 MHz is tuned on VHF L from FO's TCP?
    • A. 

      The FO automatically monitor the radio. All other flight crew have to select VHF L on their respective ACP's in order to monitor the radio

    • B. 

      When a VHF radio is tuned to frequency 121.5, all flight crew automatically monitor the radio. The receiver lights do not illuminate on all Audio Control Panels

    • C. 

      When a VHF radio is tuned to frequency 121.5, all flight crew automatically monitor the radio. The receiver lights on all Audio Control Panels illuminate

    • D. 

      The Capt. automatically monitor the radio. All other flight crew have to select VHF L on their respective ACP's in order to monitor the radio

  • 6. 
    How many HF frequencies can be stored by the TCP?
    • A. 

      Data is stored in memory for the last 100 tuned frequencies

    • B. 

      Up to three pages of stored HF frequencies (24 total) can be stored in the TCP

    • C. 

      No stored HF frequencies pages are available in the TCP

    • D. 

      Up to two pages of stored HF frequencies (16 total) can be stored in the TCP

  • 7. 
    If an ATC uplink containing a VHF frequency is accepted, Where and how is the frequency initially displayed?
    • A. 

      If an ATC uplink containing a VHF frequency is accepted, the uplink frequency is displayed in a stored position preceded by a UL indicator

    • B. 

      The uplink frequency turns green in the uplink data block

    • C. 

      If an ATC uplink containing a VHF frequency is accepted, the uplink frequency is displayed in the standby position preceded by a UL indicator.

    • D. 

      If an ATC uplink containing a VHF frequency is accepted, the uplink frequency is displayed in the scratchpad preceded by a UL indicator

  • 8. 
    How do you toggle VHF R Squelch On and Off?
    • A. 

      Select TCP MENU, RADIO MISC page, VHF R squelch line select key

    • B. 

      Depressing and holding a VHF R radio tuning switch will cause the radio associated with that switch to perform a self-test, which causes the radio to break squelch until the button is released

    • C. 

      Squelch function on the B787 is automatic

    • D. 

      There is no squelch function on VHF R in the B787

  • 9. 
    Incoming ATC and FIS message traffic is annunciated by an EICAS •ATC communication message and only displayed on the Comm MFD
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A COMM Help Message: "NO SEND" means:
    • A. 

      An attempt was made to enter data into a menu entry field. Do not send this message

    • B. 

      An attempt was made to enter data into a menu entry field

    • C. 

      An attempt to send a message(s) to the printer is unsuccessful.

    • D. 

      An attempt to send a downlink message is unsuccessful

  • 11. 
    When a conditional clearance monitor function must be cancelled:
    • A. 

      The crew can select ATC UPLINK from the ATC menu and then choose REJECT.

    • B. 

      The crew can select CONDITIONAL CLEARANCES from the ATC menu and then choose DELETE on the CONDITIONAL MONITOR page

    • C. 

      The crew can push REJECT on the glareshield.

    • D. 

      The crew can select ATC UPLINK from the ATC menu and then choose REJECT or push REJECT on the glareshield

  • 12. 
    In the NEW MESSAGES page, messages are displayed in the following order:
    • A. 

      ATC messages first, then Company messages and Flight Information messages last

    • B. 

      By the time they are received.

    • C. 

      ATC messages first, then Flight Information messages and Company messages last.

    • D. 

      Messages – Response Required first, and Messages - No Response Required last

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