Examples of ATPL Questions

Students in an exam with ATPL questionsBefore gaining your ATPL, you will need to pass your 13 ATPL theory exams which consist of multi-choice (4 answer options) ATPL questions.

Below are five examples of the type of questions you may face in your ATPL exams. All the example questions are taken from BGSonline and apply to the ATPL(A) EASA 2021 syllabus. These questions are only shown as examples.

 

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Air Law

Topic: Rules of the Air

Question: A series of green flashes from the aerodrome control directed towards an aircraft in flight means…

A) Cleared to land

B) Make a short approach and land as soon as possible

C) Continue circling and give way to other aircraft

D) Return for landing

 

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The answer is D, return for landing


Mass and Balance

Topic: Purpose of Mass and Balance Considerations

Question: When does the centre of gravity position and Take-Off Mass have to be calculated and checked against the limits?

A) In specific intervals

B) After each flight

C) Before each flight

D) If the load is different from the last flight

 

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The answer is C, before each flight


 

Meteorology

Topic: Flight Hazards

Question: The most hazardous type of cloud that may be encountered on a cross county flight is…

A) Stratocumulus

B) Cumulus

C) Cirrus

D) Cumulonimbus

 

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The answer is D, Cumulonimbus


 

Flight Planning and Monitoring

Topic: Pre-flight Preparation

Question: Given the following information, what is the time of the PET from the departure point?

Distance from departure to the destination: 950NM

GS Out: 275 Kt

GS Home: 225 Kt

A) 114 Min

B) 139 Min

C) 39 Min

D) 93 Min

 

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The answer is D, 93 Min


 

Radio Navigation

Topic: Performance-based Navigation

Question: Given the following information, what is the time of the PET from the departure point?

Distance from departure to the destination: 950NM

GS Out: 275 Kt

GS Home: 225 Kt

A) 114 Min

B) 139 Min

C) 39 Min

D) 93 Min

 

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The answer is D, 93 Min


 

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