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1

With the FMC Source Select Switch in the NORMAL position, CDU’s and autothrottles are controlled by the _____ FMC.

() right

() center

() left

left

2

Placing the FMC Source Select Switch to BOTH ON R selects the______ for all FMC operations. The ______ map will annunciate _______.

() right FMC; Left; “FMC R”

() right FMC; Right; “FMC L”

() left FMC; Right; “FMC L”

right FMC; Left; “FMC R”

3

On the FANS Multi-Purpose Control Display Units (MCDUs), the _____ key replaces the CLB, CRZ, and DES keys. Selecting this key will display the active performance page for the active phase of flight. Using the PREV PAGE and NEXT PAGE keys allows access to the other performance pages.

() VNAV
() ATC
() FMC COMM

VNAV

4

Flight plan and load sheet information provides performance information to initialize ________.

() VNAV

() LVL CHG

() all answers are correct

VNAV

5

The takeoff phase of the FMC begins with __________ and extends to the thrust reduction altitude where climb thrust is normally selected.

() the selection of TO/GA

() the advancement of the thrust levers

() the selection of LNAV

the selection of TO/GA

6

VNAV can perform a descent in either of two modes - ____________________.

() level change or vertical speed

() path descent or speed descent

() all answers are correct

path descent or speed descent

7

Pressing the ______ key on the CDU shows the pages for data initialization or for reference data.

() MENU

() INIT REF

() ATC

INIT REF

8

Pressing the ______ key on the CDU shows the page to input or change origin, destination, or route.

() MENU

() RTE

() LEGS

RTE

9

Pressing the ______ key on the CDU shows the page to input or change departure and arrival procedures.

() DEP ARR

() ATC

() LEGS

DEP ARR

10

Pressing the ______ key on the FANS Multi-Purpose Control Display Unit, MCDU shows currently active performance page (CLB, CRZ, DES)

() VNAV

() RTE

() LEGS

VNAV

11

Pressing the ______ key on the CDU shows the page to create reference points on map display.

() ATC

() N1 LIMIT

() FIX

FIX

12

Pressing the ______ key on the CDU shows the page to evaluate or modify lateral and vertical route data.

() LEGS

() PROG

() FMC COMM

LEGS

13

Pressing the ______ key on the CDU shows the page to create holding patterns and show holding pattern data.

() HOLD

() PROG

() FMC COMM

HOLD

14

Pressing the ______ key on the CDU shows the page to view dynamic flight and navigation data, including waypoint and destination ETAs, fuel remaining, and arrival estimates.

() RTE

() PROG

() FIX

PROG

15

Pressing the ______ key on the CDU shows the page to choose subsystems controlled by CDU.

() MENU

() N1 LIMIT

() FIX

MENU

16

Pressing the ______ key on the CDU shows the page to view or change N1 thrust limits.

() MENU

() N1 LIMIT

() FIX

N1 LIMIT

17

Pressing the ______ key on the CDU shows the previous page of related pages (for example, LEGS pages).

() VNAV

() PREV PAGE

() FIX

PREV PAGE

18

Pressing the ______ key on the CDU shows next page of related pages (for example, LEGS pages).

() ATC

() NEXT PAGE

() PROG

NEXT PAGE

19

The ________ is illuminated white when active data is modified but not executed.

() execute light

() FMC P/RST

() A/T P/RST

execute light

20

Pressing the ______ key on the CDU is used to view or change climb data.

() DES

() CLB

() PROG

CLB

21

Pressing the ______ key on the CDU is used to view or change cruise data.

() DES

() CLB

() CRZ

CRZ

22

Pressing the ______ key on the CDU is used to view or change descent data.

() DES

() CLB

() CRZ

DES

23

The ______ are the aircraft’s sole source of attitude and heading information, except for the standby attitude indicator and standby magnetic compass.

() GPSs

() IRSs

() FMCs

IRSs

24

During IRS alignment, when the ______ light extinguishes and the ______ light illuminates, the IRS has begun the alignment process.

() ON DC; FAULT

() ON DC; ALIGN

() DC FAIL; FAULT

ON DC; ALIGN

25

If IRS alignment is lost in flight, the navigation mode (including present position and ground speed outputs) is ________________.

() is in standby for 5 minutes, then may be realigned

() may be restored provided DC power is available

() inoperative for the remainder of the flight

inoperative for the remainder of the flight

26

Should either IRS fail, the _________ is used to switch all associated systems to the functioning IRS.

() FMC

() display control selector

() IRS transfer switch

IRS transfer switch

27

Should either VOR receiver fail, the _________ enables selection of the opposite VHF NAV receiver for display.

() FMC

() VHF NAV transfer switch

() IRS transfer switch

VHF NAV Transfer switch

28

Backup power to the _____ IRS is automatically terminated if ___ power is not restored within 5 minutes.

() right; AC

() right; DC

() left; AC

Right; AC

29

The TEST position of the display selector on the IRS Display Unit ______________.

() is inoperative

() may only be used during alignment

() may be used any time after alignment

may only be used during alignment

30

The TK/GS position of the display selector on the IRS Display Unit displays present true track course in the left window. The right window displays ____________.

() present ground speed

() time to next fix

() eta to destination

present ground speed