AVIA 300 Quiz 4

AVIA 300 Quiz 4 Liberty University

  1. T/F: The FAA describes ADM as a systematic approach to the mental process used by aircraft pilots to consistently determine the best course of action in response to a given set of circumstances.
  2. T/F: Decision, skill-based, and perceptual errors are three types of honest mistakes described by HFACS.
  3. Miller’s “Magic number” concept states that one can make ____ (plus or minus ____) absolute judgments, or differentiations, along a single dimension.
  4. T/F: Errors come in the form of noncompliance, procedural, communication, proficiency, or operational decisions.
  5. T/F: One key action of a capable safety leader is to be ethically courageous.
  6. T/F: Hardware factors can include workload, noise, temperature, and level of training.
  7. Peer pressure falls under the _______ category for variables affecting human performance.
  8. T/F: Errors can be any condition that makes a task more complicated. They can be external or internal. External errors are outside the aviation professional’s control and could include weather, a late gate change, or not having the correct tool for a job.
  9. T/F: Creating a big picture of what is going on, explaining what is to be accomplished, directing the small picture of who will do what, and exploring contingencies through if-then problem scenarios are 4 major components of a good briefing.
  10. Physical factors, physiological factors, psychological factors, psychosocial factors, hardware factors, task factors, and environmental factors are all ____________.
  11. The fifth generation of CRM included three distinct lines of defense:
  12. ________ is a measure of human activity that expresses how well a human has carried out an assigned well-defined task or a portion of a task, and it is a function of speed and accuracy.
  13. ________ can lead to a reduced awareness of danger. The high degree of automation and reliability present in today’s aircraft and the routines involved in their operation are all factors that may cause this.
  14. _________ is a theoretically based tool for investigating, analyzing, and classifying human error associated with aviation accidents and incidents.
  15. T/F: Human factors attempts to optimize the interaction between people, machines, methods, and procedures that interface with one another within an environment in a defined system to achieve a set of systems goals.
  16. T/F: Self-discipline falls under the physical factors affecting human performance.
  17. T/F: DECIDE model is an effective continuous loop decision-making process.
  18. T/F: Biomechanics, anthropometry, engineering, and physiology are all fields of study under human factors.
  19. T/F: Modern research has shown that accidents are more likely to occur during low workload, low stress periods, when a pilot is performing mundane procedures.
  20. T/F: Adopting a sense of ownership and striving for self-improvement are two key actions of safety followers.
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