ATC: Air Traffic Controller Entry Test! Trivia Quiz

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ATC: Air Traffic Controller Entry Test! Trivia Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The letters A, U, P, D, & I would be translated in the phonetic alphabet to what words in the ATC world?
    • A. 

      Alpha, Ultra, Papa, Delta, & India

    • B. 

      Alpha, Uniform, Papaya, Delta, & India

    • C. 

      Alpha, Uniform, Papa, Delta, & India

  • 2. 
    What are the ONLY five different ATC positions that you would tell an aircraft to go to if you were in the tower?
    • A. 

      Ground, Departure, & Approach, Clearance Delivery, Tower

    • B. 

      Ground, Clearance Delivery, & Tower, Center, Ocean,

    • C. 

      Departure, Approach, & Tower, Center, Airsapce

  • 3. 
    How many miles out does a tower controller receive an inbound aircraft on average?
    • A. 

      15 miles

    • B. 

      25 miles

    • C. 

      20 miles

  • 4. 
    Can a ground controller clear an aircraft for takeoff?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    How many miles out does an approach controller receive an aircraft from a center controller?
    • A. 

      40 miles

    • B. 

      50 miles

    • C. 

      30 miles

  • 6. 
    How many miles out does a departure controller have before he gives the aircraft over to the center controller?
    • A. 

      20 miles out

    • B. 

      40 miles out

    • C. 

      50 miles out

  • 7. 
    If an aircraft misses the approach and has to go around, would he stay with tower, go to departure, or go to approach?
    • A. 

      Tower

    • B. 

      Approach

    • C. 

      Departure

  • 8. 
    If an aircraft asks for a high-speed taxi, what is the max speed limit that is allowed?
    • A. 

      30 knots

    • B. 

      35 knots

    • C. 

      40 knots

  • 9. 
    Minneapolis Approach, Orbit 1298 with you 6,000 descending 3,500. What would Minneapolis Approach say back to Orbit 1298 first? 
    • A. 

      Orbit 1298 roger, altimeter 29.92

    • B. 

      Orbit 1298 roger, winds are 10 @ 6 knots

    • C. 

      Orbit 1298 roger, continue descending to 3,500

  • 10. 
    What is the shortest distance than an aircraft is allowed to be next to another aircraft on approach to the runway?
    • A. 

      2 miles

    • B. 

      3 miles

    • C. 

      4 miles