Aviation Transportation Management: Quiz!

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Aviation Transportation Management: Quiz!

Do you know anything about aviation transportation management? Air transportation management prepares students for leadership positions in the on-ground areas of the aviation industry. This program includes management of air carriers, airports, airport planning, or general aviation operations. Students who achieve a degree in air transportation management may become air carrier managers, airport managers, aviation counselors, or general aviation operations managers. This quiz is awesome, so don’t let this opportunity fly by.


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

      Import

    • B. 

      Subsidized industry

    • C. 

      Export

  • 2. 
    What is the typical break-even point, in terms of the individual ac produced for commercial transport?
    • 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 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. 
    Which of the following terms best describes the contract airmail act of 1925?
    • A. 

      Privatization

    • B. 

      Regulation

    • C. 

      Deregulation

  • 12. 
    Which of the following agencies was not created by the civil aeronautics act 1938?
    • 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. 
    Who is responsible for maintaining the airway system?
    • 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. 
    Which famous Massachusetts Senator was the primary sponsor of the Deregulation act 1978?
    • 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. 
    How are airports usually funded in the US?
    • 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. 
    Who was the robber baron chairman of texas air in the 80 and early 90? 
    • 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 airline's use of which computer reservation system.
    • A. 

      Apollo

    • B. 

      Alasis

    • C. 

      Sabre

    • D. 

      Unisys

  • 25. 
    Robbert Crandall put many charter companies out of business and increased the airline's bottom line in the 1970 by:
    • 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

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