# Ppl Navigation Exam Quiz

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What do you know about navigation? Are you ready for this PPL navigation exam quiz that we have brought here for you? Navigation is known as a field of study that focuses on monitoring and controlling the movement of a vehicle or craft from one place to another. Navigation has made geographical tasks very easy since its discovery. Let's see whether you understand navigation enough or not. All the best!

• 1.

### What is the correct procedure to find your position using two VOR stations?

• A.

Fly directly towards the first VOR, then tune to the second VOR.

• B.

Set the OBS to a radial from the first VOR, then intercept and fly along it. Repeat for the second VOR. Your position is where the radials intersect.

• C.

Set both OBS to the same radial and fly until both needles center.

• D.

Adjust your heading towards the first VOR until both needles center with the second VOR.

B. Set the OBS to a radial from the first VOR, then intercept and fly along it. Repeat for the second VOR. Your position is where the radials intersect.
Explanation

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• 2.

### What is the ADF frequency range?

• A.

535 – 1605 kHz

• B.

190 – 106 kHz

• C.

180 -190 kHz

• D.

190 – 535 kHz

D. 190 – 535 kHz
Explanation
The ADF frequency range refers to the range of frequencies that an Automatic Direction Finder (ADF) can receive. In this case, the correct answer is 190 – 535 kHz, which means that the ADF can receive signals within this frequency range.

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• 3.

### The meaning of VOR is:

• A.

Very high range

• B.

Very high-frequency Omni directional range

• C.

Omni directional

• D.

None of these

B. Very high-frequency Omni directional range
Explanation
VOR stands for Very high-frequency Omni directional range. This system is a type of short-range radio navigation that allows aircraft to determine their position and track along a specific course. VOR provides pilots with a continuous signal that can be received from any direction, hence the term "Omni directional." The use of very high-frequency signals ensures accurate and reliable navigation over a long range. Therefore, the correct answer is Very high-frequency Omni directional range.

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• 4.

### The frequency allotted for the VOR:

• A.

118.00 MHz – 135 MHz

• B.

108 MHz – 111 MHz

• C.

108 MHz – 117.95 MHz

• D.

None of these

C. 108 MHz – 117.95 MHz
Explanation
The correct answer is 108 MHz - 117.95 MHz. This is the frequency range allotted for the VOR (VHF Omnidirectional Range) navigation system. VOR is a ground-based radio navigation system that provides aircraft with directional information, allowing pilots to navigate accurately along airways and approach and depart from airports. The VOR system operates in the VHF (Very High Frequency) band, and the frequency range of 108 MHz - 117.95 MHz is specifically designated for VOR transmissions.

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• 5.

### VOR station transmits radio beams called:

• A.

Bearings

• B.

Magnetic bearings

• C.

• D.

None of these

Explanation
A VOR station transmits radio beams called radials. Radials are imaginary lines extending outward from the VOR station in all directions. These radials are used by pilots to navigate and determine their position relative to the VOR station. By intercepting and tracking specific radials, pilots can navigate along predetermined routes and accurately determine their position on aeronautical charts. Magnetic bearings and bearings are not the correct terms used to describe the radio beams transmitted by a VOR station.

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• 6.

### What are the three (3) kinds of VOR stations?

• A.

Short, medium, and long

• B.

Terminal, low, and high altitude

• C.

Enroute VOR, approach VOR, and station VOR

• D.

None of these

B. Terminal, low, and high altitude
Explanation
The three kinds of VOR stations are terminal, low, and high altitude. Terminal VOR stations are located near airports and are primarily used for navigation during approach and departure procedures. Low altitude VOR stations are located in more remote areas and provide navigation assistance for aircraft flying at lower altitudes. High altitude VOR stations are strategically placed along airways to assist aircraft flying at higher altitudes.

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• 7.

### You should always identified the VOR before using by checking:

• A.

Morse code Identifier

• B.

Errors

• C.

Accuracy

• D.

None of these

C. Accuracy
Explanation
To ensure safe and accurate navigation, it is important to identify the VOR (VHF Omnidirectional Range) before using it. This can be done by checking the accuracy of the VOR signal. Accuracy refers to the reliability and precision of the VOR navigation system. By verifying the accuracy, pilots can ensure that the VOR will provide correct and reliable information for their navigation needs. Checking the morse code identifier and errors are also important steps, but the most crucial factor is the accuracy of the VOR signal.

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• 8.

### What is the meaning of ADF?

• A.

Automatic Direction Frequency

• B.

Automatic Direction Finder

• C.

Automatic Direction Fix

• D.

Automatic Direction Free

B. Automatic Direction Finder
Explanation
ADF stands for Automatic Direction Finder. It is a navigation instrument used in aircraft to determine the direction of a radio signal. It helps pilots navigate by receiving signals from ground-based radio beacons and displaying the direction of the beacon relative to the aircraft. The ADF is an important tool for pilots, especially in situations where other navigation aids may be unavailable or unreliable.

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• 9.

### What is the advantage of the VHF frequency used for VOR navigation?

• A.

• B.

VHF frequencies are not limited by mountains or the curvature of the earth.

• C.

VHF radio waves are less susceptible to interference than low-frequency radio waves.

• D.

None of these

C. VHF radio waves are less susceptible to interference than low-frequency radio waves.
Explanation
VHF radio waves are less susceptible to interference than low-frequency radio waves. This is because VHF waves have a higher frequency, which allows them to carry more information and be less affected by external factors. Low-frequency radio waves, on the other hand, are more prone to interference from natural and man-made sources such as atmospheric conditions, electrical equipment, and other radio signals. Therefore, using VHF frequencies for VOR navigation provides a more reliable and accurate signal, ensuring better navigation capabilities.

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• 10.

### Magnetic heading plus relative bearing equal to

• A.

Relative Bearing

• B.

• C.

Magnetic Bearing

• D.

None of these

C. Magnetic Bearing
Explanation
The magnetic bearing is the sum of the magnetic heading and the relative bearing. The magnetic heading refers to the direction in which an aircraft or vessel is pointing, measured in relation to magnetic north. The relative bearing, on the other hand, is the angle between the heading of the aircraft or vessel and a target or reference point. Therefore, the magnetic bearing is the combined angle between the heading and the relative bearing, providing the overall direction to the target or reference point in relation to magnetic north.

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• 11.

### A technique in flying the NDB by keeping the needle of the ADF on the aircraft nose:

• A.

Tacking

• B.

Homing

• C.

Bracketing

• D.

None of these

B. Homing
Explanation
The correct answer is "Homing." Homing is a technique used in flying the NDB (Non-Directional Beacon) by keeping the needle of the ADF (Automatic Direction Finder) on the aircraft nose. This involves continuously adjusting the aircraft's heading to ensure that the needle remains centered, indicating that the aircraft is on the correct course towards the NDB. This technique is commonly used for navigation purposes when flying using NDB signals.

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• 12.

### If the CDI is deflected 3 dots to the right of your VOR indicator and heading indicator are in general agreement, where is your desired course:

• A.

6° left

• B.

3° right

• C.

5° right

• D.

6° right

D. 6° right
Explanation
If the CDI (Course Deviation Indicator) is deflected 3 dots to the right of the VOR (VHF Omnidirectional Range) indicator and the heading indicator are in general agreement, it means that the aircraft is deviating to the right of the desired course. The CDI shows the deviation from the selected VOR radial or course, with each dot representing a certain degree of deviation. Since the CDI is deflected to the right, it indicates that the aircraft is to the right of the desired course. Therefore, the correct answer is 6° right.

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• 13.

### It is the horizontal direction from 1 point to another; it can be measured clockwise in degrees from any reference point.:

• A.

Bearing

• B.

• C.

Relative Bearing

• D.

None of these

A. Bearing
Explanation
A bearing refers to the horizontal direction from one point to another. It is measured in degrees clockwise from a reference point. This measurement helps determine the angle or direction in which an object or location is located in relation to another point.

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• 14.

### Maximum error of VOR in flight or IFR navigation:

• A.

• B.

• C.

• D.

C. 6°
Explanation
The maximum error of VOR in flight or IFR navigation is 6 degrees. This means that the VOR system may have a deviation of up to 6 degrees from the actual course. It is important for pilots to be aware of this potential error and make the necessary adjustments to ensure accurate navigation.

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