AVIA 400 Quiz Healthy Lifestyle

AVIA 400 Quiz: Healthy Lifestyle

Covers the Learn material from Module 1: Week 1 — Module 4: Week 4.

  1. The humidity in the cabins of commercial jets is low at normal cruise altitudes, which can contribute to pilot
  2. If a Part 121 and Part 135 air carrier pilot refuses to take a drug or alcohol test, the FAA may deny an application for, or suspend or revoke, his or her pilot certificate.
  3. Coffee and other caffeinated beverages cause a(n) __________ in urine production and fluid loss, leading to dehydration.
  4. If you are a U.S.-certificated pilot who resides in a state where recreational cannabis use is legal, you won’t jeopardize your FAA certificate if you use it.
  5. Low blood sugar can seriously impair your performance on the flight deck. This a condition is called
  6. Conditions and situations that you as a pilot can generally control and that arise from choices we make that could lead to physiological incapacitation, are often called ___________ stresses.
  7. The use of illicit, prescription, and nonprescription drugs (OTC medications) in the pilot population has remained at relatively the same level over the past several decades.
  8. Should you have a disqualifying medical condition that is considered __________ or ____________ , you may be granted a statement of demonstrated ability (SODA) by the FAA provided you can prove through a special medical flight test or practical test that you are capable of performing pilot duties without endangering public safety.
  9. A study conducted by the FAA’s Civil Aerospace Medical Institute (CAMI) Toxicology Lab in 2011 found that 42 percent of 1,353 fatally injured pilots examined were tested positive for medications, with 90 percent of those pilots flying under Part 91 regulations.
  10. The acronym “IMSAFE” means: illness, ___________ , stress, ___________ , fatigue, and eating (or emotions).
  11. Mandatory drug and alcohol testing for pilots occurs prior to employment, during random checks, and when someone has reasonable suspicion you may be using.
  12. The probability of a fatal accident due to a medical incapacitation for two-pilot commercial airline operations is approximately one in one billion flight hours.
  13. Terms such as sudden, subtle, total, and partial describe ____________.
  14. It will take at about two hours for your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to drop close to zero after drinking four beers.
  15. Most OTC medications—those that don’t require a prescription—are safe to use when flying.
  16. The probability of experiencing incapacitation decreases with age.
  17. If your medical condition is bad enough for you to take prescription or OTC medication for your symptoms, it’s very likely the actual condition you are treating will impair your ability to y safely.
  18. Most incapacitation events relate to general health risks and health choices made by pilots.
  19. Complete, or total, incapacitation occurs when the phenomenon or event renders a pilot unable to perform any in-flight duties, while the term impairment means he or she can perform some duties, but performance is seriously degraded.
  20. S. pilot medical certificates expire at midnight on the last day of the month in which they are valid.
  21. Cold showers, drinking black coffee, and breathing 100 percent oxygen speed up the elimination of alcohol from your bloodstream.
  22. Alcohol and caffeine are diuretics, which mean they give you diarrhea.
  23. 14 CFR §91.17 states that no person may attempt to act as a crew member of a U.S. civil aircraft while having an alcohol concentration of ____________ or greater in a blood or breath specimen.
  24. What is the effect of alcohol consumption on functions of the body?
  25. Sweating, dizziness, lightheadedness, weakness, difficult concentrating, anxiety, mental confusion, and even loss of consciousness can occur if you have gone too long without eating a meal.
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