Advanced Navigation Final Practice

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following flight instruments are designed to operate in conjunction with ground-based radio frequency nav aids?
    • A. 

      GPS

    • B. 

      Magnetic Compass

    • C. 

      VOR

    • D. 

      Flux-gate Compass

  • 2. 
    With respect to the magnetic compass, deviation is defined as:
    • A. 

      The difference between true course and magnetic course

    • B. 

      Error introduced by magnetic fields local to the instrument

    • C. 

      Error introduced because of very high latitudes

    • D. 

      Compass tendency to "lead" turns in a southerly heading

  • 3. 
    Course lines derived from an aeronautical chart through the use of a plotter yield what type of direction?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Magnetic

    • C. 

      Mercator

    • D. 

      Great circle

  • 4. 
    On a chart with a scale of 1:500,000 approximately how many nautical miles are represented by 3 inches
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      23.7

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      20.5

  • 5. 
    An isogonic line with a value of 20(degrees) E would suggest a heading of what value in order to fly a course of 045 (Degrees) true? (assume no wind)
    • A. 

      025 true

    • B. 

      065 magnetic

    • C. 

      045 magnetic

    • D. 

      025 magnetic

  • 6. 
    What is the approximate difference between the Earth's circumference at the Prime Meridian and its circumference at the equator?
    • A. 

      14 statute miles

    • B. 

      23 nautical miles

    • C. 

      30 statute miles

    • D. 

      72 nautical miles

  • 7. 
    What is the approximate distance between two points on the Earth's surface located at 42 n/104 W, respectively?
    • A. 

      120 nm

    • B. 

      300 nm

    • C. 

      104 nm

    • D. 

      200 nm

  • 8. 
    How many degrees of longitude represent the distance between Greenwich, England and the International date line?
    • A. 

      90

    • B. 

      360

    • C. 

      270

    • D. 

      180

  • 9. 
    A course line that crosses all meridians at a constant angle is known as a:
    • A. 

      Rhumb line course

    • B. 

      Loxodrome

    • C. 

      Straight line on a Mercator Map

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 10. 
    Which choice of navigational chart would be most INAPPROPRIATE for use at the South Pole?
    • A. 

      Mercator Map

    • B. 

      Lambert Conformal Chart

    • C. 

      Azimuthal Equidistant Projection

    • D. 

      Transverse Cylindrical Projection

  • 11. 
    What minimum instruments would be necessary to navigate via "dead Reckoning"?
    • A. 

      Compass, watch , airspeed indicator

    • B. 

      Compass, directional gyro, DME

    • C. 

      GPS, heading indicator, altimeter

    • D. 

      Sextant, chronometer, bowditch

  • 12. 
    The major error affecting the gyroscopic heading indicator and its use in navigating is:
    • A. 

      Magnetic variation

    • B. 

      Apparent precession

    • C. 

      Rigidity in space

    • D. 

      Instrument error

  • 13. 
    If using a sectional chart with standard parallels equal to 33 20' N and 38 40' N, which of the following course lines would exhibit the highest conformality?
    • A. 

      Origin: 39 N/104 W Destination: 35 N/77 W

    • B. 

      Origin: 30 N/105 W Destination: 29 N/70 W

    • C. 

      Origin: 49 N/ Destination: 48 N/ 35 W

    • D. 

      Origin: 50 N/104 W Destination: 45 N/87 W

  • 14. 
    A DME/DME fix is less accurate than a VOR/DME fix
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      There is no difference between the two

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 15. 
    Which of the following methods of navigation would result in a great circle track?
    • A. 

      Follow the course given by a "direct to" from a GPS

    • B. 

      Track a single radial to a VOR

    • C. 

      Maintain a bearing to an NDB

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 16. 
    A VOR fix, without DME yields which information?
    • A. 

      Distance to the station

    • B. 

      Time to the station

    • C. 

      Azimuth and heading

    • D. 

      A "line of position"

  • 17. 
    What is the approximate distance between point A (68 35' N / 44 40' W) and point B (75 50'N / 135 20'E) hint: you need no formulae!
    • A. 

      3700 nm

    • B. 

      2135nm

    • C. 

      4800nm

    • D. 

      6315 nm

  • 18. 
    What is the approximate course and distance between points A (25 N/90 W) and B (23 N/87 W)?
    • A. 

      Course = 126; Distance = 204 nm

    • B. 

      Course = 147; Distance = 336 nm

    • C. 

      Course = 310; Distance = 187nm

    • D. 

      Course = 275; Distance = 415nm

  • 19. 
    What is the approximate course and distance between points A (22 30'S/ 43 W) and B (20 40'S/45W)?
    • A. 

      Course=314;distance=157nm

    • B. 

      Course=213;distance=653nm

    • C. 

      Course=033;distance=314nm

    • D. 

      Course=258;distance =423nm

  • 20. 
    What is the great circle distance and beginning course between points A (42 N/104 W) and B(50 N/116 W)?
    • A. 

      Distance = 448nm;beginning course = 318

    • B. 

      Distance = 892nm;beginning course = 137

    • C. 

      Distance = 692nm;beginning course = 318

    • D. 

      Distance = 765nm; beginning course = 220

  • 21. 
    What is the great circle distance and beginning course between points A (75 N/2 E) and B (30 S/2 E)? Hint visualize route
    • A. 

      Distance = 6400 nm; beginning course = 280

    • B. 

      Distance = 2900 nm; beginning course = 130

    • C. 

      Distance 3500nm; beginning course = 000

    • D. 

      Distance 6300nm: beginning course = 180

  • 22. 
    What is your begging magnetic heading on a flight from the magnetic south pole (65 S/139 E) to Christchurch, New Zealand (44 33'S/172 40'E)? visualize the course
    • A. 

      Need the magnetic variation

    • B. 

      318 magnetic

    • C. 

      138 true

    • D. 

      000 magnetic

  • 23. 
    IF, at your present position, the sun is at its highst point in the sky (high noon), and the time is exactly 1800Z (UTC), what is your longitude?
    • A. 

      90 W

    • B. 

      180 W

    • C. 

      90 E

    • D. 

      60 E

  • 24. 
    A Rhumb line on an aeronautical sectional chart would appear as a curved line on a Mercator projection
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      True, if drawn near equator

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    If you were to navigate (as was done in the time of Colombus) by sailing in a cardinal direction (east or west) along a single latitude, and planned to sail from Dakhala, Morocco (16 degrees West) to Watling Island, in the Bahamas (75 degrees west) at an average speed of 5 knots, How long would the voyage take? Both places are located on the tropic of cancer?
    • A. 

      10 days

    • B. 

      27 days

    • C. 

      30 days

    • D. 

      157 days

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