Air Law Review

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Aircraft Quizzes & Trivia

Practice test for the RCAC flying scholarship.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When two aircraft are converging at approximately the same altitude,
    • A. 

      Both aircraft alter heading to the left.

    • B. 

      The aircraft on the right must descend to avoid the other.

    • C. 

      The aircraft that has the other on the right must cede the right-of-way.

    • D. 

      The aircraft that has the other on the left must cede the right-of-way.

  • 2. 
    In order to pass an aircraft at your 12 o'clock (in front) and at the same altitude you must
    • A. 

      Climb

    • B. 

      Descend

    • C. 

      Change heading to the right

    • D. 

      Change heading to the left

  • 3. 
    A series of flashing green light directed at an aircraft signifies respectively In flight                        /                  On the ground
    • A. 

      Clear to land;clear to taxi

    • B. 

      Return for landing; clear for take off

    • C. 

      Return for landing; clear to taxi

    • D. 

      Clear for landing; clear for take off

  • 4. 
    A series of flashing white light directed at an aircraft in the maneuvering area of an airport signifies:
    • A. 

      Stop

    • B. 

      Return to your point of departure on the airport

    • C. 

      You are clear to taxi

    • D. 

      Clear the landing area in use

  • 5. 
    An airport is an aerodrome that (is/has)
    • A. 

      With paved runways

    • B. 

      With a control tower

    • C. 

      Registered

    • D. 

      Certified

  • 6. 
    All runways and taxiways or parts there-of which are closed to aircraft are marked with
    • A. 

      Red flags

    • B. 

      Square red panels marked with yellow diagonals

    • C. 

      A white or yellow X

    • D. 

      White chevrons

  • 7. 
    An ATC instruction
    • A. 

      Must be complied with once revived by the pilot, so long as the instruction does not compromise the security of the aircraft

    • B. 

      Must be "read back" to the controller and confirmed before coming into force

    • C. 

      Is actually a recommendation given by ATC, and reviving pilot is not obliged

    • D. 

      Is the same as an ATC clearance

  • 8. 
    If, after acknowledging a clearance, the pilot realizes that he cannot comply with it, he must
    • A. 

      Take the actions required by his immediate situation and advise ATC when possible;

    • B. 

      Comply as closely as possible to the clearance and say nothing to ATC

    • C. 

      Disregard the clearance

    • D. 

      Comply with parts of the clearance which are acceptable

  • 9. 
    The main goal of a flight safety investigation, following an aviation accident or incident is to
    • A. 

      Determine fault and responsibility

    • B. 

      Determine the applicability of insurance laws

    • C. 

      Enforce the law

    • D. 

      Prevent a recurrence of the incident

  • 10. 
    After an aviation accident, the pilot or operator of the aircraft in question must transmit the details of the accident to the TSB
    • A. 

      Within seven days by registered mail

    • B. 

      Withing 24 hours by telephone

    • C. 

      Withing 48 hours by fax

    • D. 

      As soon as [possible by the fastest communication medium]

  • 11. 
    As part of initial contact with a Canadian ATC unit, the pilot of the aircraft C-GFLU should transmit the aircraft registration as:
    • A. 

      Lima Uniform, Over

    • B. 

      Foxtrot Lima Uniform, Over

    • C. 

      Golf Foxtrot Lima Uniform, Over

    • D. 

      Charlie Golf Foxtrot Lima Uniform, Over

  • 12. 
    ATIS is usually provided:
    • A. 

      To replace the FSS

    • B. 

      To reduce congestion on the radio frequencies

    • C. 

      For rapid updates on weather forecasts

    • D. 

      Only when VMC conditions prevail at the airport

  • 13. 
    The pilot of an aircraft in flight should if possible maintain a listening watch for distress signals on:
    • A. 

      The ELT in receive mode

    • B. 

      VHF frequency 121.5 on the on board radio

    • C. 

      VHF frequency 121.5 during the first five minutes of every hour

    • D. 

      The IDENT frequency of the radio navigation aid being used

  • 14. 
    Unless oxygen and oxygen masks are available, as specified in the CARs, no person shall pilot a non-pressurized aircraft above:
    • A. 

      9500 feet ASL

    • B. 

      10000 feet ASL

    • C. 

      12500 feet ASL

    • D. 

      13000 feet ASL

  • 15. 
    The CARs identify an infant as a person:
    • A. 

      Weighing less than 30 lbs.

    • B. 

      Under three years of age

    • C. 

      Weighing less than 50 lbs and under 5 years of age

    • D. 

      Under two years of age

  • 16. 
    Once the PIC has instructed that seat belts be fastened, all infants for whom a child restraint system is not provided must be:
    • A. 

      Securely belted into a seat using a seat belt

    • B. 

      Held securely in the arms of an adult, who has their seat belt fastened

    • C. 

      Held securely in the arms of an adult, with the seat belt around the adult and infant

    • D. 

      Secured by any of the above methods

  • 17. 
    When the ceiling is reported at 1000 feet and visibility is reported at 3 miles in order to maintain VFR flight, an aircraft cleared to enter the circuit must:
    • A. 

      Fly as high as possible without entering the clouds

    • B. 

      Fly 500 feet below the base of the cloud

    • C. 

      Fly at 700 feet AGL

    • D. 

      Conform to special VFR limits

  • 18. 
    Pilots shall activate the IDENT control on their transponders
    • A. 

      Prior to entering the control zone

    • B. 

      Only when instructing to do so by ATC

    • C. 

      Before each change of altitude

    • D. 

      After each change of transponder code

  • 19. 
    The holder of a student pilot permit may, for the sole purpose of flight training, act as PIC of an aircraft:
    • A. 

      Only when accompanied by a flight instructor

    • B. 

      During the day and night

    • C. 

      Only during the day

    • D. 

      And carry passengers

  • 20. 
    To avoid wake turbulence, when taking off behind a heavier aircraft, a pilot should:
    • A. 

      Remain in ground effect until after the point of rotation of the larger aircraft

    • B. 

      Take off in the calm air between vortices

    • C. 

      Taxi to beyond the rotation point of the large aircraft, then take off remaining below the climb path of the large aircraft

    • D. 

      take off before the rotation point of the large aircraft and climb to remain above its climb path or request a turn to avoid its trajectory