Do You Have Basic Knowledge About Flight Physiology? Trivia Quiz

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When it comes to going on a plane, there is a lot that goes into assessing your fairness. Do you have the basic knowledge about fight physiology and think you can assess the ability of someone to go on a plane? Take up the quiz from the initial flight screening 400 questionnaire study guide below and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement best defines hypoxia?
    • A. 

      A state of oxygen deficiency in the body

    • B. 

      Emotional tension, anxiety, or fear

    • C. 

      Loss of muscular power

  • 2. 
    A pilot should be able to overcome the symptoms or avoid future occurrences of hyperventilation by…
    • A. 

      Having faith in the instruments rather than taking a chance on the sensory organs

    • B. 

      Rely upon the aircraft instrument indications

    • C. 

      Slowing the breathing rate, breathing into a bag, or talking aloud

  • 3. 
    A state of temporary confusion resulting from misleading information being sent to the brain by various sensory organs is defined as…
    • A. 

      Hyperventilation

    • B. 

      Spatial disorientation

    • C. 

      Hypoxia

  • 4. 
    If a pilot experiences spatial disorientation during flight in a restricted visibility condition, the best way to overcome the effect is to…
    • A. 

      Rely upon the aircraft instrument indications

    • B. 

      Increase altitude

    • C. 

      Rely on body signals

  • 5. 
    Pilots are more subject to spatial disorientation if…
    • A. 

      They have asthma

    • B. 

      Altitude increases

    • C. 

      Body signals are used to interpret flight altitude

  • 6. 
    When a stressful situation is encountered in flight, an abnormal increase in the volume of air breathed in and out can cause a condition known as…
    • A. 

      Hypoxia

    • B. 

      Hyperventilation

    • C. 

      Anxiety

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Altitude increases

    • B. 

      Altitude decreases

    • C. 

      Density increases

  • 8. 
    Large accumulations of carbon monoxide in the human body result in…
    • A. 

      Loss of hair

    • B. 

      Emotional tension, anxiety, or fear

    • C. 

      Loss of muscular power

  • 9. 
    The danger of spatial disorientation during flight in poor visual conditions may be reduced by
    • A. 

      Slowing the breathing rate, breathing into a bag, or talking aloud

    • B. 

      Having faith in the instruments rather than taking a chance on the sensory organs

    • C. 

      Relying on body signals to interpret flight altitude

  • 10. 
    Pilots are more subject to spatial disorientation if
    • A. 

      They are susceptible to hypoxia

    • B. 

      Altitude increases

    • C. 

      Visual cues are taken away, as they are in instrument meteorological conditions

  • 11. 
    Rapid or extra deep breathing while using oxygen can cause a condition known as
    • A. 

      Hyperventilation

    • B. 

      Spatial disorientation

    • C. 

      Hypoxia

  • 12. 
    Which would most likely result in hyperventilation?
    • A. 

      Loss of muscular power

    • B. 

      Emotional tension, anxiety, or fear

    • C. 

      State of temporary confusion

  • 13. 
    What effect does haze have on the ability to see traffic or terrain features during flight?
    • A. 

      All traffic or terrain features appear to be closer than their actual distance

    • B. 

      All traffic or terrain features appear to be farther away than their actual distance

    • C. 

      There is no effect