Harbour & Airport Engineering (2180602) MCQ

MCQs of Runway Design

MCQ No - 1

Runway is usually oriented in the direction of

(A) Prevailing winds
(B) Opposite to wind direction
(C) Against wind direction
(D) None

MCQ No - 2

The thickness design of the pavement, is decided on the load carried by

(A) main gears
(B) nose wheel
(C) tail wheel
(D) all the above

MCQ No - 3

The bearing of the longest line of a wind rose is S 45° E, the bearing of the runway will be numbered A. B. C. D.

(A) 135°
(B) 13
(C) 31
(D) Both B and C

MCQ No - 4

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

(A) The basic length of a runway is increased at a rate of 7% per 300 m of elevation of M.S.L.
(B) The standard temperature at the site is obtained by reducing the standard sea level temperature of 15°C at the rate of 6.5°C per 1000 m rise in elevation
(C) The aerodrome reference temperature is the monthly mean of the mean daily temperature for the hottest month of the year
(D) All the above

MCQ No - 5

The engine failure case for determining the basic runway length may require

(A) Only clearway
(B) Only stop way
(C) Either a clearway or a stop-way
(D) Either a clearway or a stop-way or both