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SHAHEEN AIR INTERNATIONAL

QUIZ BANK B 737-400 CHAPTER 10: FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS, DISPLAYS

1. Air speed Curser indicates target air speed and is positioned always
automatically, as selected by the air speed cursor control.
(A) True (B) False

. AirspeedCursorindicatestargetairspeedpositionedmanuallyorautomatically,as
selectedbytheairspeedcursorcontrol.

2. DME Indicates distance from selected DME station in nautical miles (500
nautical miles maximum).
(A) True (B) False
3.
IndicatesDMEdistancefromselectedDMEstationinnauticalmiles(300
nauticalmilesmaximum).

4. Wide pointer uses signals from the VHF NAV receiver No.2 or ADF receiver
No.2.
(A) True (B) False

NarrowpointerusessignalsfromtheVHFNAVreceiverNo.1orADFreceiverNo.1.
WidepointerusessignalsfromtheVHFNAVreceiverNo.2orADFreceiverNo.2.

5. A separate pitot system with probes mounted on the vertical stabilizer is


provided for the respective pilots P/S system.
(A) True (B) False

Aseparatepitotsystemwithprobesmountedontheverticalstabilizerisprovided
fortheelevatorfeelsystem.

6. On the ground, the TAT indication is approximately OAT if pitot heat is OFF.
(A) True (B) False

Ontheground,theTATindicationisapproximatelyOATifpitotheatisOFF.

Two electric altimeters indicate current altitude in feet, derived from the respective
air data computer. The altimeters have a range of _______feet.
(A) -2000 to 40000 (B) 0 to 50000 (C) 1000 to 50000(D) -1000 to 55000 (E)
None

Twoelectricaltimetersindicatecurrentaltitudeinfeet,derivedfromtherespective
airdatacomputer.Thealtimetershavearangeof1,000to50,000feet.

7. The standby horizon indicator is powered by the battery bus and remains
powered after the loss of all normal AC power as long as battery power is
available.
(A) True (B) False

Thestandbyhorizonindicatorprovidesattitudeinformationthatisindependentof
theprimaryattitudedisplays.Theindicatorispoweredbythebatterybusand
remainspoweredafterthelossofallnormalACpoweraslongasbatterypoweris
available.

8. On the ground, the recorder begins operating as the low oil pressure switch
closes only during second engine start.
(A) True (B) False
Ontheground,therecorderbeginsoperatingasthelowoilpressureswitchcloses
duringeitherenginestart
9. In the air flight recorder is powered even with both engines shut down as long
as electrical power is available.
(A) True (B) False

Oilpressureswitchesarebypassedintheair,andtheflightrecorderispowered
evenwithbothenginesshutdownaslongaselectricalpowerisavailable.

10. Pitch Limit Indicator (yellow) indicates pitch attitude corresponding to stick
shaker activation.
(A) True (B) False

PitchLimitIndicator(yellow)Indicatespitchattitudecorrespondingtostickshaker
activation.

11. Flight Director Command Bars are


(A) Displayed when related FD switch is ON and valid command steering is
available, or during automatic operation of the FD
(B) Blanked when the respective FD switch is OFF or command steering becomes
invalid.
(C) Both A and B are correct
(D) None of the above

FlightDirectorCommandBars(magenta)
DisplayedwhenrelatedFDswitchisONandvalidcommandsteeringis
available,orduringautomaticoperationoftheFD
BlankedwhentherespectiveFDswitchisOFForcommandsteering
becomesinvalid.

12. Glide slope Pointer and Deviation Scale (magenta/white)


(A) Pointer indicates glide slope position
(B) Scale indicates deviation
(C) Pointer not displayed when glide slope unusable or when track and front
course on the MCP differ by more than90(back course).
(D) A and B
(E) All of the above
GlideslopePointerandDeviationScale(magenta/white)
Pointerindicatesglideslopepositionscaleindicatesdeviation
Pointernotdisplayedwhenglideslopeunusableorwhentrackandfront
courseontheMCPdifferbymorethan90(backcourse).
13. Radio Altitude(white)
(A) Displays radio altitude below 3500 feet AGL
(B) Blanked above 3500 feet AGL
(C) Changes color from white to yellow when below selected DH on descent
(D) All of the above

RadioAltitude(white)
Displaysradioaltitudebelow2500feetAGLblankedabove2500feetAGL
changescolorfromwhitetoyellowwhenbelowselectedDHondescent

14. Decision Height (green) displays selected decision height as set on the EFIS
control panel when radio altitude is above1,000 ft AGL and changes back to
white:
(A) When passing selected DH plus 75 feet during go-around
(B) After touchdown
(C) After pressing RST switch on EFIS control panel.
(D) A & B
(E) All of the above

DecisionHeight(green)
DisplaysselecteddecisionheightassetontheEFIScontrolpanelwhen
radioaltitudeisabove1,000feetAGL
BlankwhennegativeDHselected.

15. Localizer Pointer and Deviation Scale (magenta/white) when autopilot engaged,
scale turns yellow and pointer flashes to indicate excessive localizer deviation.
(A) True (B) False

LocalizerPointerandDeviationScale(magenta/white)
Pointerindicateslocalizerposition
Scaleindicatesdeviation
WhenLOCisengagedanddeviationisslightlymorethanonehalfdot,scale
expands(notshown)
PointerblankedwhenILSLOCsignalistooweaktobeusable.
Atlowradioaltitudes,withautopilotengaged,scaleturnsyellowand
pointerflashestoindicateexcessivelocalizerdeviation.
16. Rising Runway(green) is
(A) Displayed when localizer pointer is in view and radio altitude is valid
(B) Moves away from airplane symbol when radio altitude is below200ft AGL.
(C) Both A and B
(D) All of the above

RisingRunway(green)
Displayedwhenlocalizerpointerisinviewandradioaltitudeisvalid
Risestowardsairplanesymbolwhenradioaltitudeisbelow200feet
AGL.

17. Radio Height Alert (white), displayed during a descent when radio altitude
decreases to 2,500feet AGL and is turned off when:
(A) Airplane descends below 500 feet AGL.
(B) Airplane climbs above 2,500 feet AGL prior to descending to 500feet.
(C) When reset (RST)button on EFIS control panel is pushed.
(E) All of the above.

RadioAltitude(white)
Displaysradioaltitudebelow2500feetAGLblankedabove2500feetAGL
changescolorfromwhitetoyellowwhenbelowselectedDHondescentchanges
backtowhite:
. WhenpassingselectedDHplus75feetduringgoaround
. Aftertouchdown
. AfterpressingRSTswitchonEFIScontrolpanel.
18. Speed Tape Scale (white) scrolls up or down in response to ADC calibrated
airspeed and range from ____ to _____knots
(A) 10, 100 (B) 45, 420 (C) 110, 420 (D) None
SpeedTapeScale(white)
. ScrollsupordowninresponsetoADCcalibratedairspeed
. Rangeis45to420knots.
19. High Speed Buffet Limit; Bottom of yellow bar indicates speed that provides
______ G maneuver margin to high speed buffet at high altitudes.
(A) 1.3 (B) 3 (C) 0.3 (D) 2 (E) None

HighSpeedBuffetLimitBottomofyellowbarindicatesspeedthatprovides.3G
maneuvermargintohighspeedbuffetathighaltitudes.

20. A scaled representation of the holding pattern is displayed when the selected
range is _______NM or less and the airplane is within 3 minutes of the holding
fix.
(A) 40 (B) 20 (C) 80 (D) 160 (E) None

Ascaledrepresentationoftheholdingpatternisdisplayedwhentheselectedrange
is80NMorlessandtheairplaneiswithin3minutesoftheholdingfix.
21. If the Equipment Cooling Normal Supply fan does not operate, the EFIS gets
too hot, it will automatically stop operation by first becoming mono-chromatic,
and then, after_______ or more, the EFIS will power down.
(A) 10 sec (B) 20 sec (C) 60 sec (D) 60 min (E) None

WhenEFISgetstoohotitwillautomaticallystopoperationbyfirstbecoming
monochromatic,andthen,after60minutesormore,theEFISwillpowerdown.

22. When the course deviation is approximately 5/8 degree deviation (5/8 dot) and
VOR/LOC is engaged, the scale automatically expands to indicate degree
deviation per dot
(A) True (B) False
Whenthecoursedeviationisapproximately5/8degreedeviation(5/8dot)and
VOR/LOCisengaged,thescaleautomaticallyexpandstoindicate1/2degree
deviationperdot.

23. If the Captain or F/Os G/S deviation exceeds one dot deviation, the respective
G/S scale changes color from white to red, and the G/S pointer flashes.
(A) True (B) False

IftheCaptainsorF/OsG/Sdeviationexceedsonedotdeviation,therespective
G/Sscalechangescolorfromwhitetoyellow,andtheG/Spointerflashes

24. The requirements for display of the rising runway symbol are as follows:
(A) Valid ILS/LOC frequency selected
(B) Valid radio altitude data
(C) Radio altitude less than 2,500 feet.
(D) If any of the above conditions are not met, the runway symbol is not displayed
(E) All of the above

Therequirementsfordisplayoftherisingrunwaysymbolareasfollows:
. validILS/LOCfrequencyselected
. validradioaltitudedata
. radioaltitudelessthan2,500feet.

25. A yellow PITCH or ROLL alerting annunciation is displayed on both EADIs if


either symbol generator detects a difference of more than ________ degrees
between the Captains and F/Os pitch or roll displays.
(A) 2 (B) 3 (C) 4 (D) 15 (E) None

AyellowPITCHorROLLalertingannunciationisdisplayedonbothEADIsif
eithersymbolgeneratordetectsadifferenceofmorethan3degreesbetweenthe
CaptainsandF/Ospitchorrolldisplays.
26. A range of approximately ___knots is displayed on the speed tape. Numbers
are placed on the tape at _____knot intervals from 40 knots to 420 knots.
(A) 100, 10 (B) 84, 20 (C) 50, 10 (D) 200, 20 (E) none

Arangeofapproximately84knotsisdisplayedonthespeedtape.Numbersare
placedonthetapeat20knotintervalsfrom40knotsto420knots.

27. The PLAN mode is a map display which may be used to view an FMC flight
plan route, either in total for a short route, or waypointbyway point for a
longer route.
(A) True (B) False

ThePLANmodeisamapdisplaywhichmaybeusedtoviewanFMCflightplan
route,eitherintotalforashortroute,orwaypointbywaypointforalongerroute.

28. A green arrow of variable length which points to the predicted airspeed that he
airplane will achieve within the next ________.This prediction is based on the
present airspeed and airspeed acceleration.
(A) 10 sec (B) 20 sec (C) 30 sec (D) 1 min (E) None

Agreenarrowofvariablelengthwhichpointstothepredictedairspeedthatthe
airplanewillachievewithinthenext10seconds.

29. The airspeed trend arrow is not displayed unless its magnitude is greater than
______ knots. The airspeed trend arrow is removed when its magnitude
becomes less than ______knots.
(A) 3, 4 (B) 10, 5 (C) 4, 3 (D) 8, 4 (E) None

Theairspeedtrendarrowisnotdisplayedunlessitsmagnitudeisgreaterthan4
knots.Theairspeedtrendarrowisremovedwhenitsmagnitudebecomeslessthan
3knots.

30. CTR MAP Mode The CENTER MAP mode provides the same data as the MAP
mode with the exception that the airplane symbol is located at the center of the
display so that map data behind the airplane is within the viewing area
(A) True (B) False
TheCENTERMAPmodeprovidesthesamedataastheMAPmodewiththe
exceptionthattheairplanesymbolislocatedatthecenterofthedisplaysothat
mapdatabehindtheairplaneiswithintheviewingarea.