Cpl – Human Performance

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Cpl  Human Performance

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  • 1. 
    What are some of the hazardous attitude dealt with in Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM):
    • A. 

      Antiauthority (don’t tell me), impulsivity (do something quickly without thinking), macho (i can do it)

    • B. 

      Risk management, stress management, and risk elements

    • C. 

      Poor decision making, situational awareness, and judgement

  • 2. 
    Hazardous attitude which contribute to poor pilot judgement can be effectively counteracted by:
    • A. 

      Early recognition of hazardous thoughts

    • B. 

      Taking meaningful steps to be more assertive with attitudes

    • C. 

      Redirecting that hazardous attitudes so that appropriate action can be taken

  • 3. 
    What does good cockpit stress management begin with:
    • A. 

      Knowing what causes stress

    • B. 

      Eliminating life and cockpit stress issues

    • C. 

      Good life stress management

  • 4. 
    Risk management, as part of the Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM) process, relies on which features to reduce the risk associated with each flight:
    • A. 

      The mental process of analyzing all information in a particular situation and making a timely decision on what action to take

    • B. 

      Application of stress management and risk element procedures

    • C. 

      Situational awareness, problem recognition, and good judgement

  • 5. 
    Examples of classic behavioural traps that experienced pilots may fall into are: trying to:
    • A. 

      Assume additional responsibilities and assert PIC authority

    • B. 

      Promote situational awareness and then necessary changes in behaviour

    • C. 

      Complete a flight as planned, please passengers, meet schedules, and demonstrate the “right stuff”

  • 6. 
    While conducting an operational check of the cabin pressurization system, the pilot discovers that the rate control feature is inoperative. He knows that he can manually control the cabin pressure, so he elects to disregard the discrepancy. Which of the following alternatives best illustrate the INVULNERABILITY reaction:
    • A. 

      What is the worst that could happen?

    • B. 

      He can handle a little problem like this

    • C. 

      It’s too late to fix now

  • 7. 
    When a pilot recognized a hazardous thought, he or she then should correct it by stating the corresponding antidote, which of the following is the antidote for ANTIAUTHORITY:
    • A. 

      Not so fast, Think first

    • B. 

      It won’t happen to me. It could happen to me

    • C. 

      Don’t tell me. Follow the rules. They are usually right

  • 8. 
    Hypoxia susceptibility due to inhalation of carbon monoxide increases as:
    • A. 

      Humidity decreases

    • B. 

      Altitude increases

    • C. 

      Oxygen demand increases

  • 9. 
    Which is a common symptom of hyperventilation:
    • A. 

      Drowsiness

    • B. 

      Decreased breathing rate

    • C. 

      Euphoria – sense of well-being

  • 10. 
    The pilot and passengers are anxious to get to their destination for a business presentation. Level IV thunderstorms are reported to be in a line across their intended route of flight. Which of the following alternatives best illustrate the IMPULSIVITY reaction:
    • A. 

      They want to hurry and get going, before things get worse

    • B. 

      A thunderstorm won’t stop them

    • C. 

      They can’t change the weather, so they might as well go

  • 11. 
    A pilot and friends are going to fly to an out-of-town football game. When the passengers arrive, the pilot determines that they will be over the maximum gross weight for takeoff with the existing fuel load, which of the following alternatives best illustrate the RESIGNATION reaction:
    • A. 

      Well, nobody told him about the extra weight

    • B. 

      Weight and balance is a formality forced on pilots by the FAA

    • C. 

      He can’t wait around to de-fuel, they have to get there on time

  • 12. 
    Which is true regarding the presence of alcohol within the human body:
    • A. 

      A small amount of alcohol increases vision acuity

    • B. 

      An increase in altitude decrease the adverse effect of alcohol

    • C. 

      Judgement and decision-making abilities can be adversely affected by even very small amounts of alcohol

  • 13. 
    To overcome the symptoms of hyperventilation, a pilot should:
    • A. 

      Swallow or yawn

    • B. 

      Slow the breathing rate

    • C. 

      Increase the breathing rate

  • 14. 
    When a pilot recognizes a hazardous thought, he or she then correct it by stating the corresponding antidote. Which of the following is the antidote for MACHO:
    • A. 

      Follow the rules, they are usually right

    • B. 

      Not so fast. Think first

    • C. 

      Taking chances is foolish

  • 15. 
    Hypoxia is the result of which of these conditions:
    • A. 

      Excessive oxygen in the bloodstream

    • B. 

      Insufficient oxygen reaching the brain

    • C. 

      Excessive carbon dioxide in the bloodstream

  • 16. 
    To best overcome the effects of spatial disorientation, a pilot should:
    • A. 

      Rely on body sensations

    • B. 

      Increase the breathing rate

    • C. 

      Rely on aircraft instrument indications

  • 17. 
    An early part of the Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM) process involves:
    • A. 

      Taking a self-assesssment hazardous attitude inventory test

    • B. 

      Understanding the drive to have the “right stuff”

    • C. 

      Obtaining proper flight instruction and experience during training

  • 18. 
    Most pilots have fallen prey to dangerous tendencies or behavior problems at some time. Some of these dangerous tendencies or behavior patterns which must be identified and eliminated include:
    • A. 

      Deficiencies in instrumental skills and knowledge of aircraft system or limitations

    • B. 

      Perform deficiencies from human factors such as fatigue, illness, or emotional problems

    • C. 

      Peer pressure, get-there-itis, loss of positional or situational awareness, and operating without adequate fuel reserves

  • 19. 
    While on an IFR flight, a pilot merges from a cloud to find himself within 300 feet of a helicopter, which of the following alternatives best illustrates the “MACHO” reaction:
    • A. 

      He is not too concerned, everything will be alright

    • B. 

      He flies a little closer, just to show him

    • C. 

      He quickly turns away and dives, to avoid collision

  • 20. 
    It takes how long for the alcohol from one drink to completely leave the body:
    • A. 

      1 hour

    • B. 

      2 hours

    • C. 

      3 hours

  • 21. 
    As hyperventilation progresses a pilot can experience:
    • A. 

      Decreased breathing rate and depth

    • B. 

      Heightened awareness and feeling of well-being

    • C. 

      Symptoms of suffocation and drowsiness

  • 22. 
    Which would most likely result in hyperventilation:
    • A. 

      Insufficient oxygen

    • B. 

      Excessive carbon monoxide

    • C. 

      Insufficient carbon dioxide

  • 23. 
    Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM) is
    • A. 

      Systematic approach to the mental process used by pilots to consistently determine the best course of action for a given set of circumstances

    • B. 

      Decision making process which relies on good judgement to reduce risks associated with each flight

    • C. 

      Mental process of analyzing all information in a particular situation and making a timely decision on what action to take

  • 24. 
    What should a pilot do when recognizing a thought as hazardous:
    • A. 

      Avoid developing this hazardous thought

    • B. 

      Develop this hazardous thought and follow through with modified action

    • C. 

      Label that thought as hazardous, then correct that thought by stating the corresponding learned antidote

  • 25. 
    The passengers for a charter flight have arrived almost an hour late for a flight requires a reservation. Which of the following alternatives best illustrate the ANTIAUTHORITY reaction:
    • A. 

      Those reservation rules do not apply to this flight

    • B. 

      If the pilot hurries, he or she may still make it on time

    • C. 

      The pilot can’t help it that the passengers are late

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