Aviation Transportation Management

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Management Quizzes & Trivia

Practise for the first mid term including all the MCQ form all quizs


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  • 1. 
     Aerospace is an important ______________ for the US
    • A. 

      Import

    • B. 

      Subsidized industry

    • C. 

      Export

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      50-100 ac

    • B. 

      500-600 ac

    • C. 

      1000-1500 ac

    • D. 

      3000-5000 ac

  • 3. 
    Man's first powered flight covered
    • A. 

      200 Ft

    • B. 

      120 ft

    • C. 

      50 yards

    • D. 

      120 yards

  • 4. 
    One major problem for passengers in the 1930 was air sickness
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The aerospace industries association includes such a major firm as
    • A. 

      Diamond, wright

    • B. 

      Cessna-taxron, piper

    • C. 

      Boeing, Lockheed-Martin

  • 6. 
    Charles Lindbergh started his flying career as a barnstormer
    • A. 

      Ture

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Lindbergh famous ac had no windshield 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Flase

  • 8. 
    Airmail began as a formal service conceived with full financial backing by the US gov
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In the early 1920 airmail was considered an extremely safe career for pilots
    • A. 

      Ture

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In what year did the gov cease providing its original airmail service
    • A. 

      1925

    • B. 

      1927

    • C. 

      1930

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Privatization

    • B. 

      Regulation

    • C. 

      Deregulation

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Administrator of aviation

    • B. 

      Joint aviation authority

    • C. 

      Air safety board

    • D. 

      Civil aeronautics authority

  • 13. 
    The Black-McKellar Airmail Act 1934 devastated the original big four airlines by forcing them out of business
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      The federal gov

    • B. 

      The airlines

    • C. 

      Local municipalities

    • D. 

      GA

  • 15. 
    The Federal aviation act of 1958 was passed due to
    • A. 

      The crash of United Dc-7 and TWA constellation over the grand canyon in 1956

    • B. 

      The abuses of the trunk carries in regulated markets during the 1950

    • C. 

      The demands of the international civil aviation organization

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Ted Kennedy

    • B. 

      Tip O' Neil

    • C. 

      Joseph Leibermann

    • D. 

      Frank Lorenzo

  • 17. 
    The Federal Airport act 1946 decided what air carriers would serve certain cities and when they would get it and the prices they would charge
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    During the Carter administration, Alfred Khan was selected to lead the CAB
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    In the early period of commercial air transportation pre 1970 the airlines were able to increase their passenger business by acquiring bigger and more advanced aircraft 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In what decade did passenger service revenue surpass airmail revenue 
    • A. 

      1920

    • B. 

      1930

    • C. 

      1940

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      The states sell lottery tickets and use the revenue to pay for airport exprenses

    • B. 

      Local municipalities and county gov are solely responsible to fund airports

    • C. 

      The federal gov subsidizes airport development throughout the country

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Phil Bakes

    • B. 

      Frank Lorenzo

    • C. 

      Juan Trippe

    • D. 

      Robert Crandall

  • 23. 
    The primary reason for the failure of Eastern airlines was
    • A. 

      Inability for unions and management to agree on labor contracts

    • B. 

      The seizure of its assets by Texas International

    • C. 

      Lack of of a computer reservation system

    • D. 

      Anti-competitive pricing by southwest

  • 24. 
    Robert Crandall pioneered the airlines use of which computer reservation system
    • A. 

      Apollo

    • B. 

      Alasis

    • C. 

      Sabre

    • D. 

      Unisys

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Using his computer reservation system to sell some seats on the aircraft at low-coach charter style prices

    • B. 

      Implementing the "B" scale for pilots

    • C. 

      Using the computer reservations system to stop charter companies from booking reservations on the airlines

    • D. 

      Closing NY City offices

  • 26. 
    Of the following which pre Deregulation airline still survives as  a major airline
    • A. 

      Pan Am

    • B. 

      Barniff

    • C. 

      Eastern

    • D. 

      Continental

  • 27. 
    Air Carriers introduce lower average cost service at low fares to all corners in times of price competition with other airline
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    How likely are you to die in your automobile vs. an aircraft 
    • A. 

      You are more likely to die in a car accident than in an aircraft

    • B. 

      They are both very dangerous and we should never leave our neighbourhood

    • C. 

      A car is 10 million times safer

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 29. 
    The Deregulation Act 1978 had a negative impact on the air transportation industry 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    The Deregulation Act 1978 had a negative impact on the airlines
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    Air transportation has become more affordable since 1978 and more people are flying now
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    In the 90 manufacture of light piston aircraft reached lest than 1000 per year in the US 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      Product liability lawsuits and insurance

    • B. 

      The arab oil embargo

    • C. 

      Increasing metal costs

    • D. 

      Deregulation opened the market for the airlines so people didn't have to fly GA aircraft

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      800000 to 1.2 million

    • B. 

      100,000 to 200,000

    • C. 

      20,000 to 60,000

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      The statute of Repose act of 1976

    • B. 

      The deregulation act of 1978

    • C. 

      The GA aviation revitalization act 1994

  • 36. 
    What new jet engine may revolutionize the use of light jet aircraft 
    • A. 

      The Rolls-Royce R-142

    • B. 

      The Pratt & Whitney JT-78D

    • C. 

      The Williams FJX-2

    • D. 

      The Cessna 152

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      Helicopters

    • B. 

      Gliding

    • C. 

      Aerobatics

    • D. 

      Combat simulation

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      The small aircrafts glass cockpit

    • B. 

      The quick donning mask

    • C. 

      The composite yoke

  • 39. 
    Special purpose category is the largest category in general aviation 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    There are more pilots aircrafts and airports involved in general aviation than in the commercial airlines or the military 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    • A. 

      Privately manufactured sub-orbital spacecraft

    • B. 

      Double decker mega capacity jetliners

    • C. 

      Very light jets

    • D. 

      Low flying fuel economy automobiles

  • 42. 
    • A. 

      A college assessment and entrance exam

    • B. 

      A gov funded programe aimed at promoting the growth of general aviation

    • C. 

      A multi national initiative to improve satellite based navigation aids

    • D. 

      A parachute that can safely lower a light airplane and uses a ballistic firing mechanism

  • 43. 
    Pilots certified under the FAA new sport category must be in prime physical condition 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
     New glass cockpit instrument systems are ___________ than older steam gauges and analog instruments 
    • A. 

      Safer

    • B. 

      More dangerous

    • C. 

      More reliable

    • D. 

      Less reliable