Level 1 & 2 – Final Test


Final Test

Please answer each question to the best of your ability. Your score will be tallied at the end of the exam.

1 / 48

What types of space(s) are established around an LZ (in relation to runways, helipads, or helicopter runways), that are designed to define the protected "airspace" around an airfield?


2 / 48

What is the nomenclature for a Drop Zone Survey Form?


3 / 48

What does the acronym CBR stand for?


4 / 48

Semi-prepared (i.e. unpaved) LZ surfaces may be composed of the following?


5 / 48

What does the acronym CDS stand for?


6 / 48

What is the file type generated by GSI Surveyor and used to import into DCS-MAPS?


7 / 48

What is the Maintained Area obstruction tolerance, and the grade & slope criteria?


8 / 48

Who initiates an 'Operational Waiver' to an ETL 04-7 Criteria?


9 / 48

How does a reduced RCR evaluation, and an increase in (PA) Pressure Altitude effect C-17 landing operations?


10 / 48

Which Function-Key toggles on/off the OSNAP mode?


11 / 48

What are some examples of the type of activities that should be limited within an Accident Potential Zone (APZ)?


12 / 48

What are the three patterns for runway markings?


13 / 48

Runway designation markings are relative to the magnetic azimuth (vs. True azimuth) of the runway centerline to the nearest 10-degree increment?


14 / 48

A solid white 'side stripe' on a runway indicates the edge of the usable pavement?


15 / 48

When firing the TruPulse 360 Laser Range Finder (LRF), maintain a minimum of _____ safe clearance from fire hydrants, road signs, seer cap or drains, steel poles, ATVs, guy wires, magnets, chain-link fences, bar-wire fences?


16 / 48

When are Fixed Distance Markings used on runways?


17 / 48

What is required for a Tactical Drop Zone approval?


18 / 48

What are the three types of particle size distribution curves?


19 / 48

What are the correct markings for a Helipad's Perimeter & Identification with a single direction ingress?


20 / 48

What's the Glideslope Ratio (GSR) for a C-146A "Wolfhound"?


21 / 48

If a runway is closed for less than five (5) days, how should it be marked?


22 / 48

If more than half of a soil sample passes through a #200 sieve it can be categorized as _______?


23 / 48

When can a layer of soil (measurement and CBR readings) be discarded from analysis?


24 / 48

What should be the order of priority when determining the locations of DCP, i.e. CBR, readings for an airfield?


25 / 48

When conducting DCP readings which soil horizons are you most likely to encounter?


26 / 48

Which of the eight different surface distress types are considered major distresses, and depending on location may cause an overall airfield rating of RED?


27 / 48

During a DCP reading, how should a subsurface impenetrable & unidentifiable layer be handled?


28 / 48

If a crack intersects both concrete slab joints ___ feet from the corner, it is considered a _______. If it is ___ feet, then it is considered a(n) _______.


29 / 48

What are the Runway Clearance distances for both C-130 & C-17 aircraft on Paved and Semi-Prepared (unsurfaced) LZ's?

NOTE: Runway Clearance = Measured from the runway centerline to the near edge of the parking apron. Aprons may be contiguous with the runway, but parked aircraft and vehicles must be behind this line.


30 / 48

The overall performance of a GNSS is assessed using what four criteria?


31 / 48

How long is a Sidereal Day and how is it measured?


32 / 48

What does the acronym RTK stand for?


33 / 48

When starting a new DCS-MAPS drawing what is the default unit base of measurement?


34 / 48

Which of the following are regional satellite systems?


35 / 48

What are the four input parameters required to calculate magnetic variation for a coordinate position?


36 / 48

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite constellation in what type of orbit around the Earth?


37 / 48

Which of the following Pavement Condition Index (PCI) ratings match the following definition: "Pavement has mainly high severity distresses which cause operational restrictions. Repair needs are immediate."?


38 / 48

Which types of soil are more susceptible to frost?


39 / 48

What should be provided for C-17 LZs without a parallel taxiway?


40 / 48

Due to potential Foreign Object Damage (FOD) concerns, individual parking aprons should be provided for each parked C-17 aircraft on semi-prepared LZ?


41 / 48

What is the allowable 'rate' of longitudinal grade change for a taxiway?


42 / 48

What are two factors that effect runway length requirements?


43 / 48

The ELF command is an acronym for:


44 / 48

According to the Unified Soil Classification System (USCS) chart, which one of the following lists of soil types is incorrect?


45 / 48

What does the acronym PCASE stand for?


46 / 48

Vegetation over 3 inches is not allowed in the graded area?


47 / 48

If, after several attempts, you are unable to calibrate a serviceable Laser Range Finder's internal compass, what can you suspect is the reason(s) for the failure?


48 / 48

10+ Bonus Points!!  Translate the following phrase from Latin to English!

Assumere Nil; fiduciam nemo!

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