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DGCA License Examination (Paper-1)

Mock Test

SUBJECT: Air Law, Airworthiness Requirements

1)

How will you calculate the flight time, as per the aircraft rule?
1) Flight time means the total flight time from the moment the aircraft leaves
from the ground till it makes a touch-down at its destination.
2) Flight time means total flight time from the moment the aircraft first moves
under its own power of take off until the moment it comes to rest at the end of
flight
3) It means block to block time or chock to chock time, which is a measure
from the time the aircraft moves from the loading point until it stops at the
unloading point.
4) Answers (b) & (c) both are correct.

2)

All aeroplanes with valid C of A operated on long range over water flights:1) Shall be equipped with at least one ELT and it should be operated
automatically
2) Shall be equipped with at least two ELTs, one of which shall be automatic.
3) Shall be equipped with three ELTs, if the aeroplane carries more than 250
passengers
4) All the above are correct

3)

C of A is valid for:1) One year or less by the DGCA


2) Up to one year only
3) Less than one year if the aircraft has met with any accident
4) If the a/c is withdrawn from service

4)

C of A of an a/c requires the mandatory things for all flights :1) Owners nameplate, no smoking instruction, weight schedule, first aid kit
2) Owners nameplate, weight schedule and safety harness
3) Owners nameplate, no smoking instruction, cockpit checklist

4) Answers (b) & (c) are correct


5)

The C of A is issued on form while carrying onboard in flight


1) CA 23 A
2) Form CA 56
3) Form CA 23
4) Form CA 57

6)

Engine propellers imported to India must be accompanied with :1) Export C of A


2) Airworthiness approval tag
3) Answer (a) & (b) are both correct
4) None of the above are correct

7)

What are the documents necessary for the issue of C of A ?


1) Form CA -83
2) Form CA -84
3) Documents are required vide AME- notice No. 2 of 1969
4) All the above are correct

8)

What is Short term C of A?


1) This type of C of A will be issued if the a/c is imported from outside the
country under Indian registration marking
2) This type of C of A is issued for an un-airworthy aircraft
3) This type of C of A is issued for an aircraft having less than one year service
life
4) This type of C of A is issued for an imported a/c under foreign registration
marking

9)

For issuing of C of A the DGCA has to ensure that the a/c or rotorcraft manufactured
or imported from foreign countries should meet the approved airworthiness standards
according to:1) FAR 23 & FAR 25
2) BCAR 23 & JAR 25
3) FAR 27 & FAR 29
4) All the above answer are correct

10)

All a/c registered in India posses current and valid C of A before it is flown is
requirement as per:-

1)
2)
3)
4)

IAR 50
IAR 50 A
IAR -30
IAR -15

11)

Airworthiness Directive (A.D) means:1) An instruction issued by an airworthiness authority which requires a
modification
2) An airworthiness authority makes an instruction which amends an approved
documents
3) An instruction issued by an airworthiness authority to keep the a/c an a/c
components in an airworthy condition
4) All the above are correct

12)

Noise standards acceptable in India for issuance of Indian C of A are :1) Same as required for issuance of UK C of A
2) Same as required for issuance of US C of A
3) Same as required for issuance of ICAO rules
4) Same as required in JAR 31

13)

If the airworthiness officer completes the final inspection of the aircraft and its
documents after the expiry of the C of A then the validity of the next C of A will
1) Start from the expiry of the last C of A
2) Start from the date of inspection
3) Start from the date of submitting the application
4) All the above are correct

14)

IAR rules 55(1)


1) Empowers the DGCA to suspend C of A
2) Provides for automatic suspension of C of A
3) Empowers the DGCA to cancel C of A
4) Empowers the RAO to suspend C o A

15)

How long should the Maintenance Records be preserved?


1) For modifications and repairs to the major components of an aeroplane, shall
be kept for a minimum period of 90 days after the unit has been permanently
withdrawn from service

2) The detailed maintenance records to show that all requirements for signing of
a maintenance release this records shall be preserved fro a minimum period
of one year after the signing of the maintenance release
3) The records of appropriate details of modifications and repairs to the
aircrafts and its major components shall be preserved for a minimum period
of 6 months after the unit has been permanently withdrawn from service
4) Answers a) and b) both are correct
16)

An a/c not fitted with navigation lights, can not be flown :1) Without permission from DGCA
2) Without written permission from Control Tower
3) During night hours
4) Either during day or night hours

17)

Rules 5 of the IAR 1937 requires that:1) Any person who is the higher authority of DGCA India shall fly or assist in
flying any a/c which has been registered in India
2) No person shall fly or assist in flying any a/c unless it has been registered
and bears its nationality and registration mark and the name and residence
of the own affixed or painted there on in accordance with rules 37
3) No person shall fly or assist in flying any a/c unless it is registered and
registration mark affixed there on in accordance with rules 39
4) All answers are in correct

18)

To ensure a safe operation in flight of an a/c, the flight crew takes some necessary action
& performs through a list containing items of inspection. This is the
1) Safety list for safe operation of an aircraft
2) Cockpit checklist readily accessible to the flight crew in flight
3) Check list of check cockpit instruments
4) Emergency checklist to be referred at the time of emergency only

19)

Airworthiness advisory circulars are issued by:1) DGCA


2) Regional Airworthiness officer (RAO)
3) Government of India
4) QCM of the organization

20)

An IFR flight when flying over high terrain or in mountainous regions shall maintain at
least
1) 2000 ft above the highest obstacle located within 8 km
2) 2000 ft above the highest obstacle located within 5 km
3) 1000 ft above the highest obstacle located within 8 km
4) None of the above are correct

21)

What is a special flight / ferry flight permit?


1) Special flight permit or ferry flight permit is a permission granted by the
DGCA to fly an a/c that may not meet current applicable air worthiness
requirements but is capable of undertaking safe flight
2) There may be some occasions where the a/c may have to be flown for
experimental or test flights including production tests flights without valid C
of A
3) The circumstance under which an a/c without valid / suspended / deemed
to have been suspended C of A may be permitted to undertake ferry flight
and the procedure for issue of special flight permit or ferry flight permit
4) All the above are correct

22)

An aircraft which is being exported to India via fly should:1) Display foreign nationality and registration marking
2) Display Indian nationality and registration marking
3) Have ferry flight authorization
4) None of the above are correct

23)

Arms down with palms towards ground, then either right or left hand waved up
indicates that :1) Slow down motor on right side
2) Slow down motor on left side
3) Slow down motor on indicated side
4) Answers (b) and (c) are both correct
24) Certificate of manufacture is issued by
1) Licensed person
2) An authorized person
3) QCM
4) 2 or 3

25) In category E organization, essential records will be maintained for a


minimum period of
a. One year
b. Two year
c. Three year
d. Five year

26) The manual requirement of training school is


a. Engineering organization manual
b. Quality assurance manual
c. Maintenances system manual
d. Training manual
27) After completion of Test / Analysis, test report will be issued by
a. Appropriately licensed person
b. An authorized person
c. QCM
d. 1 or 2
28) The quantity of fuel per main tank shall be added to arrive at the zero datum
for the fuel quantity gauge is
a. Maximum 2 liters
b. Maximum 3 liters
c. At least 4 liters
d. At least 5 liters
29) Whenever compasses are calibrated and / or compensated appropriate entry
shall be made in
a. Compass log book
b. Technical log book
c. Aircraft log book
d. Engine log book
30) Noise and vibration level of clean room shall be minimum but in no case level
shall
a. Exceed 65 db
b. Exceed 75 db
c. Exceed 90 db

d. Not to exceed 100 db


31) Before initial commencement of operation of hot air balloon, one time security
clearance of the manufacture, owner, operator shall be obtained from
a. DGCA
b. DGCA HQ
c. State Police Authorities
d. RAO

32) The divider card and tab in the section ( of flight manual) dealing with
emergency procedure should be in ______ colour
a. Blue
b. Green
c. Red
d. Purple
33) Which is / are, among the following, failure preventive process
a. Hard time
b. Or condition
c. Condition monitoring
d. Both 1 and 2

34) In pooling arrangement the procedure dealing of with that requirements


should be reflected in
a. Maintenance system manual
b. Inspection manual
c. Quality control manual
d. Both 1 and 2
35) The instrument must be stored in accordance with the accepted practices
under condition as
a. Controlled temperature from 5O C to 25O C
b. Humidity not exceeding 70 percent
c. Storage place must be dust free
d. Stated in all the above
36) The colour of navigation lights fitted near the wing tips are

a.
b.
c.
d.

red on the right , green on the left


red on the left , green on the right
red on the left, orange on the right
orange on the left , green on the right

37) For importing an aircraft by the Airport Authority by India


a. Import license should be obtained from DGFT
b. Import license from ministry of civil aviation
c. No need obtain an import license from DGFT
d. No Object Certificate is sufficient
38) Fuelling operation shall cease when a turbo prop jet aircraft maneuver so as
to bring the rear jet within _____ of precautionary area
a. 45 meter
b. 34 meter
c. 43 ft
d. 43 meter
39) Organization, located inside India, seeking approved shall submit duty
completed application to DGCA on form
a. CA 182 A
b. CA 182 B
c. CA 182 C
d. CA 182 D

40) For experimental / Amateur built aircraft the flight test area will be assigned
by
a. RAO
b. Aerodrome officer
c. Airport Authority of India
d. Air Traffic Controller
41) Over hauling agency shall preserve engine overhaul record, particularly of
failed engines at least for
a. One year
b. Two year

c. Five year
d. Ten year
42) The fuel from the barrels should not be drawn for sampling from a depth
lower than _________ from the barrel bottom
a. 2 inch
b. 3 inch
c. 4 inch
d. 6 inch
43) Large aircraft means an aircraft, classified as an aero plane with maximum
Take off mess of
a. Less than 5700 kg, or multiengine helicopter
b. More than 5700 kg or single engine helicopter
c. Less than 5700 kg or single engine helicopter
d. More than 5700 kg or multi engine helicopter
44) Corrective maintenance as a result of Pilot Defect Report (PDR) is
a. Schedule maintenance
b. Un schedule maintenance
c. Hard time maintenance
d. On condition maintenance
45) An AME after releasing the aircraft, invoking the MEL, shall
a. Inform the pilot of the same aircraft
b. Make a mention of it in the technical log
c. Placard the inoperative system suitably
d. Do all actions mentioned above

46) Quality Assurance of approved training organizations in ICAO contracting


states is given in
a. AIC 3 of 2006
b. AIC 4 of 2009
c. AIC 17 of 1994
d. AIC 10 of 1983
47) Specification for CVR, among the following, acceptable to DGCA is

a.
b.
c.
d.

FAA TSO C 91 a
FAA TSO C 119
TSO C 51 a
TSO C 84

48) Rules describing required fees for registration of aircraft (C of R) is


a. Rules 35
b. Rules 48
c. Rules 62
d. Rules 133 C
49) Cock pit check list and emergency check list are carried
a. In safe place in aircraft
b. In laminated in the cockpit
c. As in (2) and readily accessible to the pilot
d. All the above are correct
50) In case of heavier than air aircraft the height of the registration marks on
the wings shall be
a. At least 30 c ms
b. At least 50 c ms
c. Less than 50 c ms
d. As per height of the wing

51) No pressurized schedule / non schedule aircraft, when to be imported in


India, shall be
a. More than 15 years in age
b. Completed 75 % of pressurization cycle
c. 45000 design economic life
d. all the above
52) The first inspection on the type of engine for engine controls is carried out by
licensed AME in
a. Category C on type of engine
b. Category B on type of engine
c. Category A or B on type of engine

d. Category B and C both


53) Mark the incorrect one
a. A copy of special flight permit must be carried on board the aircraft
b. A CRS is not required to be issued after transit inspection
c. ARA shall be carried by AME licensed in airframe or engine
d. Height of registration marks on fuselage shall be at least 30 c ms
54) Defect of a fuel dumping system that affects fuel flow is classified as
a. Group 1 major defect
b. Group 2 major defect
c. Minor defect
d. Group 2 minor defect
55) The storage and handling procedure for Electro Static Device components are
detailed in
a. AAC 4 of 2000
b. AAC 6 of 2000
c. AAC 4 of 1998
d. AAC 6 of 1998

56) The AMO shall retain the record of certifying staff / support staff after have
ceased employment for
a. Not exceeding one year
b. At least two year
c. Not exceeding two year
d. At least one year
57) State Government aircraft can be registered in
a. Normal category
b. Normal category passenger
c. Category A
d. Category B
58) Inspection schedules will be prepared by QCM of the organization in case of
a. Schedule operator with less than 3 yrs of experience
b. Schedule operator with 3 yrs of experience
c. As in 1 and shall be approved by RAO
d. As in 2 and shall be approved by RAO

59) Replacement of Condition Monitoring items is a maintenance action which is


a. Preventive
b. Schedule
c. Un schedule
d. None
60) Aircraft with MTOW greater than 5700 kg and classified as passenger / goods
shall have
a. Not more than two engines
b. At least two engines
c. At least four engines
d. Not more than four engines
61) Among the following which rule is not applicable to glider
a. Rule 20
b. Rule 30
c. Rule 50
d. Rule 7
62) The validity of C of A of an aircraft whose age is more than 20 years shall be
a. 1 year
b. 2 years
c. both 1 and 2
d. 5 years
63) A temporary C of R in case of rebuilding of aircraft will be issued for a period
of ______ which can be extended for a period of _____
a. 2 Year , 1 year
b. 1 year , 2 year
c. 2 year , 3 year
d. 3 year , 2 year
64) Maximum overhaul period of vertical speed indicators is
a. 2 years
b. 2 years / 1000 hrs
c. 3 years / 1000 hrs
d. 3 years / 2000 hrs

65) The FDR container is painted a distinctive


a. Red or yellow color
b. Orange or bright green
c. Orange or yellow
d. Bright green or orange
66) Aircraft certified in Normal category shall not be used in
a. Special category
b. Aerobatic category
c. Normal category
d. Either 1 or 2
67) Tank bottom sample of ATF shall be tested for microbiological growth
a. Once in a week
b. Once in a year
c. At last every three year
d. When exceeding six moths
68) AMEs license will be renewed only if in the preceding 24 months he has been
engaged in aeronautical engineering duties for a period of
1) 24 months
2) 18 months
3) 12 months
4) 6 months
69) The radio equipment installed on Indian registered aircraft shall be operated
with
1) Consent of DGCA
2) A license issued under the Indian Telegraph Act of 1895 and amended from
time to time
3) A license issued under the Indian Telegraph Act of 1885 and amended from
time to time
4) None is correct
70) GPS (Global Positioning System) act as
1) Communication equipment
2) Radar system
3) A sole means of navigation
4) An aid to navigation

71) The responsibility of recording the results of Test Flight lies entirely with
1) PIC (Pilot in-command)
2) Co-pilot
3) Flight engineer
4) AME
72) Reweighing of an aircraft having AUW less than 2000 kg
1) In every C of A renewal
2) In every three years
3) Need not be reweighed on routine basis
4) In every overhaul
73) The First Aid Kit container carried on aircraft shall be of
1) White background with red cross
2) Red background with white cross
3) Green background with white cross
4) White background with green cross
74) Document to be carried by all aircraft on all flight is / are
1) C of R & C of A
2) JLB & MEL
3) Operations manual and as mentioned in (a)
4) All of the above are correct
75) Airborne communication system includes
1) VHF, HF, CVR, FDR Audio equipment
2) VHF, HF, VLF/ Omega ADF, audio equipment
3) VHF, HF, CVR, audio equipment
4) VHF, HF, VOR, ILS, audio equipment
76) For taxing an aircraft, a person having AME cat C license should possess
1) RT license if required
2) Qualified to use radio communications
3) As (1) & (2) and should know layout of aerodrome
4) None of the above is required
77) Recent experience means experience acquired in the preceding
1) 24 months

2) 12 months
3) 6 months
4) 3 months
78) Grant of Open AME licences contained in
1) CAR sec 2, series L part VII
2) CAR sec 2, series L part VI
3) CAR sec2, series L part V
4) CAR sec 2, series L part IV
79) Installation of ignition apparatus installed on light aircraft may be done by
1) Cat C license holder
2) Cat X (Electrical system) licence holder
3) Either (1) or (2)
4) None of the above
80) AMEs shall submit their license for renewal at least
1) 7 days before expiring
2) 15 days before expiring
3) 30 days before expiring
4) None is correct
81) Approval for persons engaged in overhaul and major repair is valid for
1) 3 months
2) 6 months
3) 12 months
4) 24 months
82) Application for grant of Authorization to an AME/ Approved person is
forwarded to
1) QCM
2) RAO / Sub RAO
3) DGCA
4) Chief Engineer
83) The licence of AMEs who are working abroad will be renewed
1) By the Airworthiness authority of the country where they are working
2) By the Airworthiness authority of the country where they are working in
consultation with the DGCA Hqrs

3) By any authority acceptable to ICAO


4) By the DGCA Hqrs
84) Which NDT level does not entitle a person for issue of Certificate of
Competency
1) Level I
2) Level II
3) Level III
4) None of the above
85) For issue of Student Flight Engineer (SFE) license the applicant shall hold
1) A current BAMEL issued by DGCA
2) Either a current BAMEL or Radiotelephony (R/T) licence issued by DGCA
3) A current Radiotelephony licence issued by Ministry of Communication
4) Either (2) or (3)
86) In the event of conflict between the contents of Flight crew operation manual
and Airplane flight manual then precedence will be given to
1) Operation manual
2) Flight manual
3) Flight crew operation manual
4) Any one can be accepted
87) Decision Altitude (DA) is referenced to
1) Mean sea level
2) Average sea level
3) Threshold elevation
4) Tower elevation
88) AME license for helicopter in category A & C issued in combined whose
1) AUW is below 5700 kg
2) AUW is below 5000 kg
3) AUW is below 3000 kg
4) All are correct
89) Certificate of First Aid Kit should be signed by
1) A doctor holding at least MBBS degree
2) A doctor holding at least MBBS degree and it should also be endorsed by an
AME

3) Any registered medical practitioner


4) (1) & (3) are correct
90) A copy of the weight schedule of an aircraft shall be retained
1) For 10 yrs
2) Till it is replaced by a fresh schedule
3) For 5 yrs
4) For 2 yrs

91) Electromagnetic Interference whether conducted or radiated can be


categorized by
1) Bandwidth
2) Amplitude behavior
3) Wave form and occurrence
4) All are correct
92) Fuselage emergency break- in points are marked
1) Blue or black
2) Red or yellow
3) Either (1) or (2)
4) None of the above
93) Each operator should seat a person in the exit seat whose age
1) Should not be less than 12 yrs
2) Should not be less than 15 yrs
3) Should not be more than 25 yrs
4) None of the above
94) Aero planes when operated across land areas where search and rescue would
be especially difficult, shall be equipped with
1) Signalling devices
2) Life saving equipments
3) Both (1) & (2)
4) None of the above is correct
95) All Secondary Surveillance Radar systems operate on the same frequencies,
interrogation being at ___and transponder replies being at ___ respectively

1)
2)
3)
4)

1090 MHz and 1030 MHz


1090 KHz and 1030 KHz
1030 MHz and 1090 MHz
1030 KHz and 1090 KHz

96) Mode S address issued by DGCA consists of a total of


1) 16 Bits
2) 6 Bits
3) 24 Bits
4) None of the above
97) The storage temperature of rubber parts should be
1) Between 50 deg. C to 70 deg. C
2) Between 50 deg. F to 90 deg. F
3) Between 50 deg. F to 70 deg. F
4) Between 50 deg. C to 90 deg. C
98) On a four engined aircraft the flight test may not be carried out after change
of
1) One engine, provided satisfactory ground run has been carried out
2) Two engines, provided satisfactory ground run has been carried out
3) Three engines provided satisfactory ground run has been carried out
4) Both (1) & (2) are correct

99) Engine change means removal of an engine and its replacement by


1) An overhauled engine
2) Re installation of the removed engine in any other position on same aircraft
3) Engine removed from any position of the same aircraft to any other aircraft
4) All are correct

100) Rubber seals which have been stored for more than four years should be
checked for deterioration by stretching the seal to
1) 10% of their internal diameter and seeing for crack under X 10 magnification
2) 10% of their external diameter and seeing for crack under X 10 magnification
3) 10% of their external diameter and seeing for crack under X 10 magnification

4) 20% of their internal diameter and seeing for crack under X 10


magnification