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Mastermind QUIZ, Can You Pass The Test  
User currently offlineN2805WWest From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (12 years 2 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1982 times:

I just came across this quiz at

http://www.fly-eaa.com/trivia/index.php?sectionid=1
Only 7 questions but I think they more may be put on if people use it.
Lets see how you do. It aint that hard

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User currently offlineAC340 From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 337 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 2 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1956 times:

I got 6 of 7...not bad for me

User currently offlineDragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3980 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 2 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1947 times:

I misses 2 of them, these are the ones I missed

On a typical IFR flight which frequency would you contact first?
When would you use an SID?



Don't give up don't ever give up - Jim Valvano
User currently offlineJessman From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1506 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (12 years 2 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1933 times:

I got 6 right the first time. I really wanted to choose the important reindeer, though.


User currently offlineHurricane From United States of America, joined Feb 2002, 1443 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (12 years 2 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1929 times:

6/7.
The question about SIDS got me.


User currently offlineSwa tpa From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 1559 posts, RR: 34
Reply 5, posted (12 years 2 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1911 times:

7/7!!! A couple of lucky guesses though. Im not sure what SIDS is but I got the right answer somehow.  Smile


I believe I can fly.....
User currently offlineBDRules From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2000, 1501 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (12 years 2 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1905 times:

7/7  Smile/happy/getting dizzy cant be that hard coz i got full marks.

User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 33
Reply 7, posted (12 years 2 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1902 times:

Since when does one "contact" the ATIS?.....Isn't the correct term "monitor" the ATIS. The first freq you "contact" is clearance". I know, I'm picky.

Tom in NO (at MSY)



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User currently offlineSoku39 From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 1797 posts, RR: 9
Reply 8, posted (12 years 2 months 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1897 times:

I missed "who do you contact first on a typical IFR flight?"


The Ohio Player
User currently offlineDelta737 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 516 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (12 years 2 months 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1876 times:

Piece of cake!  Smile

How about the average cruise speed of an african swallow?

Doug Taylor
jetcareers.com


User currently offlineFredT From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2002, 2185 posts, RR: 26
Reply 10, posted (12 years 2 months 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1862 times:

Tom,
egg-zactly. I guess you're free to contact ATIS all you like, but you'll only end up stepping on the ATIS broadcast and P-O'ing people busy writing down their WX. Big grin

I'd like to throw a bullshit flag on the DME question as well. If you're going to measure a DME, I suggest using a tape measure. It's just a box among other black boxes in a VOR/DME installation.  Smile

And even if the question was "what unit is the informatin given by a DME displayed in", it could be nm, km, freaking Ångströms (although that'd be a ridiculously high number) or the length of my... no, not that on second thought, it would give ridiculously small numbers.  Big grin It's up to whoever made the instrument in the aircraft.

It measures 'distance'. It measures distance by measuring time. So milliseconds would be more correct than nm...

Oh, and a squak code is something they made up. A squawk code on the other hand...  Big grin

I wouldn't phrase the maximum speed question so broadly either. There's certainly somewhere where 250KIAS/10k does not apply. A 'usually' somewhere would have saved the day.

Nice quiz though. If I find time, I'll try to be constructive and send a Q or two.

Cheers,
Fred



I thought I was doing good trying to avoid those airport hotels... and look at me now.
User currently offlineEGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 35
Reply 11, posted (12 years 2 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1851 times:

Although I'm more of a photographer than a private pilot in training, I managed to get 7 out of 7, some of them I knew and some I just had a 'hunch' about. SID was departure, and monitoring the ATIS came first....

Funny thing was, there was then a question about ATIS after that and what it is (Automated Terminal information service..?), so surely they could've worded the first correctly..

Regards

Dan

Let's See how you Did...

Number of Questions : 7
Number of Correct Answers : 7
You got 100 Right.


User currently offlineJasewgtn From New Zealand, joined Mar 2000, 823 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (12 years 2 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1843 times:

Let's See how you Did...

Number of Questions : 7
Number of Correct Answers : 6
You got 85.714285714286 Right.


User currently offlineB737-700 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (12 years 2 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1764 times:

Really an easy one ! Got them all.


User currently offlineDazed767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5489 posts, RR: 51
Reply 14, posted (12 years 2 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1756 times:

Only got 4 out of 7...  Sad

User currently offlineVapourTrails From Australia, joined Aug 2001, 1097 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (12 years 2 months 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1739 times:
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I got 4 out of 7 too..  Innocent


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User currently offlineMighluss From Spain, joined Oct 2001, 945 posts, RR: 8
Reply 16, posted (12 years 2 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1707 times:

I got 4/7 too... and with a bit of lucky!


Miquel.
User currently offlineSAS-A321 From Denmark, joined Mar 2002, 401 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (12 years 2 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1696 times:

7/7 that wasn't so hard.
I like the squawk code question: It is a security code so the aircraft cant be stolen  Nuts



It's Scandinavian
User currently offlineFredT From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2002, 2185 posts, RR: 26
Reply 18, posted (12 years 2 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1683 times:

SAS-A321,
on a multiple choice on an exam I got way back when, one of the answers basically claimed that the tail rotor on an AH64 is there to "cool the ground crew during the loading of the very heavy missiles used".  Nuts

Yup, one of those questions some put in (but completely disregard when it comes to grades) to make sure nobody scores a zero.

Cheers,
Fred



I thought I was doing good trying to avoid those airport hotels... and look at me now.
User currently offlineJmacias34 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 379 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (12 years 2 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1657 times:

7/7 - only one I was unsure of when I answered was the DME question.

User currently offlineFritzi From United Arab Emirates, joined Jun 2001, 2762 posts, RR: 2
Reply 20, posted (12 years 2 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1643 times:

The second time I did it I purposely answered every single question wrong.
This is what came up:

Warning: Division by zero in /home/httpd/vhosts/fly-eaa.com/httpdocs/trivia/end.php on line 41

Warning: Division by zero in /home/httpd/vhosts/fly-eaa.com/httpdocs/trivia/end.php on line 41
You got Right.

Let's See how you Did...

Number of Questions : 7
Number of Correct Answers :



User currently offlineFlyingbronco05 From United States of America, joined May 2002, 3840 posts, RR: 2
Reply 21, posted (12 years 2 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1619 times:

Missed one, the SIDS one. I have never heard of SIDS. Can someone fill me in?


Never Trust Your Fuel Gauge
User currently offlineAirindia From United Arab Emirates, joined Jan 2001, 1634 posts, RR: 1
Reply 22, posted (12 years 2 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1611 times:

got one wrong.  Sad

During IFR what to contact first ?


User currently offlineSQ325 From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 1451 posts, RR: 7
Reply 23, posted (12 years 2 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1605 times:

7/7 everything else would be a shame!

User currently offlineWilcharl From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1166 posts, RR: 3
Reply 24, posted (12 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 1569 times:

TominNO

that got me too.. how does one go about contacting atis... i dont think the nice recorded voice will reply no matter how lonley one is


25 CMK10 : 4/7 and im realyl ashamed of myself i could have done better. DC-10's Forever
26 Post contains images Westjet_8 : 3/7 ----------------------filer---------------
27 HAL : 7 of 7. I sure hope all the other airline guys get it right! This is instrument flying 101. HAL
28 AM : The quiz itself has a question asked wrong. You never "contact" ATIS. You monitor that frequency.
29 Trickijedi : That was TOO easy!!!
30 Miguel : It was really easy. 7/7 Miguel
31 BH346 : 5/7...missed the SIDS one and the one about who to contact first on an IFR flight
32 America West : 6/7. I missed the SID one.
33 Pilothica737 : I got 7/7.. but I had t guess o the SID one.. what is that ayway Pilothica737
34 NWA : that was SO simple. 7/7. Do you have a harder test for us?
35 Pilothica737 : NWA, sorry abouall the nasty coments about Northwest, earlier this year.. I totaly agree with you on the quiz though.... Jacqueline
36 Post contains images TWAMD-80 : That was fun I have to be honest though, I missed one. TW
37 Duff : SID = Standard Instrument Departure Speaks for itself really. It is basically a set route (given to the pilot prior to departure) put in place to assi
38 Post contains images FredT : For those wondering, a SID is a Standard Instrument Departure. A STAR (Standard Terminal Arrival Route) in reverse sort of, if you are familiar with t
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