Navigation (N)- Part 2

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Navigation Quizzes & Trivia

The use of a compass has been there for years now. It is mostly used in navigation of space and water vessels. Take up the navigation (n) - part 2 quizzes below and gauge how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The magnetic variation value of a given point on the Earth's surface can be obtained by
    • A. 

      (1) referring to the table of magnetic variation in the cockpit.

    • B. 

      (2) referring to the isogonic lines on aeronautical charts

    • C. 

      (3) calculating the angular difference between the meridian of a given point and the Greenwich meridian.

    • D. 

      (4) calculating the difference between magnetic and compass heading.

  • 2. 
    Lines on geographical charts joining points of equal magnetic variation, are called
    • A. 

      (1) izogonic lines.

    • B. 

      (2) agonic lines.

    • C. 

      (3) izoclinic lines.

    • D. 

      (4) izobars.

  • 3. 
    Lines on geographical charts joining points of a zero magnetic variation, are called
    • A. 

      (1) izogonic lines.

    • B. 

      (2) izoclinic lines.

    • C. 

      (3) agonic lines.

    • D. 

      (4) aclinic lines.

  • 4. 
    What is the magnetic variation of the area? (figure 14)
    • A. 

      (1) 50° 30' W.

    • B. 

      (2) 21° E.

    • C. 

      (3) 50° W.

    • D. 

      (4) 15° E.

  • 5. 
    When calculating magnetic direction from a given true direction, westerly variation shouldbe
    • A. 

      (1) added.

    • B. 

      (2) substracted.

    • C. 

      (3) multiplicated.

    • D. 

      (4) divided.

  • 6. 
    Magnetic course is calculated using the equation
    • A. 

      (1) true heading plus/minus magnetic variation.

    • B. 

      (2) true course plus/minus magnetic variation.

    • C. 

      (3) true course plus/minus compass deviation.

    • D. 

      (4) magnetic heading plus/minus compass deviation.

  • 7. 
    Magnetic heading is
    • A. 

      (1) true heading plus/minus variation.

    • B. 

      (2) true course plus/minus variation.

    • C. 

      (3) true course plus/minus deviation.

    • D. 

      (4) magnetic course plus/minus deviation.

  • 8. 
    Is it possible for a desired true track, true heading and actual true track to have the samevalue?
    • A. 

      (1) No, in no case.

    • B. 

      (2) Yes.

    • C. 

      (3) Yes, because these values are always equal.

    • D. 

      (4) This is possible only when flying in north or south direction.

  • 9. 
    When converting from true course to magnetic heading, a pilot should
    • A. 

      (1) subtract easterly variation and right wind correction angle.

    • B. 

      (2) add westerly variation and subtract left wind correction angle.

    • C. 

      (3) subtract westerly variation and add right wind correction angle.

  • 10. 
    Which element of the wind triangle has a null value if a magnetic heading equalscompass heading?
    • A. 

      (1) Magnetic dip.

    • B. 

      (2) Compass deviation.

    • C. 

      (3) Drift.

    • D. 

      (4) Magnetic variation.

  • 11. 
    Determine the compass heading for the following:true course ..................... 168°wind correction angle ........+6°variation .......................... 5°ECompass deviation tablemagn.dir. N 030 060 E 120 150 S 210 240 W 300 330deviation 0 0 1E 3E 2E 0 3W 1W 0 2E 1E 1E
    • A. 

      (1) 167°.

    • B. 

      (2) 177°.

    • C. 

      (3) 187°.

    • D. 

      (4) 171°.

  • 12. 
    The true heading for a flight between two points of a route is 270° and the windcorrection angle is -10°. What will be the true heading for a return flight between the same points?
    • A. 

      (1) 090°.

    • B. 

      (2) 180°.

    • C. 

      (3) 110°.

    • D. 

      (4) 120°.

  • 13. 
    The true course from the point A to the point B is (figure 14)
    • A. 

      (1) 031°.

    • B. 

      (2) 059°.

    • C. 

      (3) 239°.

    • D. 

      (4) 301°.

  • 14. 
    What is the true course of the route segment B-C? (figure 14)
    • A. 

      (1) 042°.

    • B. 

      (2) 142°.

    • C. 

      (3) 222°.

    • D. 

      (4) 302°.

  • 15. 
    What is the magnetic course from the point C to the point A? (figure 14)
    • A. 

      (1) 155°.

    • B. 

      (2) 170°.

    • C. 

      (3) 185°.

    • D. 

      (4) 190°.

  • 16. 
    Determine the true course between the point D and the point E. (figure 15)
    • A. 

      (1) 057°.

    • B. 

      (2) 123°.

    • C. 

      (3) 237°.

    • D. 

      (4) 303°.

  • 17. 
    The true course of the route segment E-F is (figure 15)
    • A. 

      (1) 260°.

    • B. 

      (2) 100°.

    • C. 

      (3) 080°.

    • D. 

      (4) 070°.

  • 18. 
    What is the true course of the route segment F-D? (figure 15)
    • A. 

      (1) 288°.

    • B. 

      (2) 252°.

    • C. 

      (3) 198°.

    • D. 

      (4) 018°.

  • 19. 
    What is the magnetic course of the route segment A-B? (figure 14)
    • A. 

      (1) 171°.

    • B. 

      (2) 286°.

    • C. 

      (3) 301°.

    • D. 

      (4) 316°.

  • 20. 
    What is the magnetic course from the point B to the point C? (figure 14)
    • A. 

      (1) 027°.

    • B. 

      (2) 042°.

    • C. 

      (3) 057°.

    • D. 

      (4) 142°.

  • 21. 
    What is the magnetic course from the point C to the point A? (figure 14)
    • A. 

      (1) 155°.

    • B. 

      (2) 170°.

    • C. 

      (3) 185°.

    • D. 

      (4) 190°.

  • 22. 
    The magnetic course of the route segment D-E is (figure 15)
    • A. 

      (1) 303°.

    • B. 

      (2) 322°.

    • C. 

      (3) 314°.

    • D. 

      (4) 292°.

  • 23. 
    Determine the magnetic course for a flight from the point E to the point F. (figure 15)
    • A. 

      (1) 069°.

    • B. 

      (2) 089°.

    • C. 

      (3) 091°.

    • D. 

      (4) 279°.

  • 24. 
    The magnetic course of the route segment F-D is (figure 15)
    • A. 

      (1) 087°.

    • B. 

      (2) 187°.

    • C. 

      (3) 198°.

    • D. 

      (4) 209°.

  • 25. 
    Determine the magnetic heading for a flight from the point A to the point B, if the trueairspeed (TAS) is 105 kts and the wind is 045°/30 kts.
    • A. 

      (1) 332°.

    • B. 

      (2) 317°.

    • C. 

      (3) 302°.

    • D. 

      (4) 011°.