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1. Instrument Approach Procedures (5600)
(Refer to Figure 30 .) What minimum navigation equipment is required to complete the VOR/DME-A procedure?
A - One VOR receiver.
B - Two VOR receivers and DME.
C - One VOR receiver and DME.
 
2. Abbreviations and Symbols (0504_100)
14 CFR part 1 defines VF as
A - design flap speed.
B - flap operating speed.
C - maximum flap extended speed.
 
3. Private Pilots (0504_151)
A person with a Commercial Pilot certificate may act as pilot in command of an aircraft for compensation or hire, if that person
A - holds appropriate category, class ratings, and meets the recent flight experience requirements of 14 CFR part 61.
B - is qualified in accordance with 14 CFR part 61 and has passed a pilot competency check given by an authorized check pilot.
C - is qualified in accordance with 14 CFR part 61 and with the applicable parts that apply to the operation.
 
4. AC 00-30, Atmospheric Turbulence Avoidance (5447)
Which type of jetstream can be expected to cause the greater turbulence?
A - A straight jetstream associated with a low-pressure trough.
B - A jetstream occurring during the summer at the lower latitudes.
C - A curving jetstream associated with a deep low-pressure trough.
 
5. Instrument Flight Rules (0504_61)
Except when necessary for takeoff or landing or unless otherwise authorized by the Administrator, the minimum altitude for IFR flight is
A - 2,000 feet over all terrain.
B - 3,000 feet over designated mountainous terrain; 2,000 feet over terrain elsewhere.
C - 2,000 feet above the highest obstacle over designated mountainous terrain; 1,000 feet above the highest obstacle over terrain elsewhere.
 
6. Radar Summary Chart (5432)
What information is provided by the Radar Summary Chart that is not shown on other weather charts?
A - Lines and cells of hazardous thunderstorms.
B - Areas of cloud cover and icing levels within the clouds.
C - Ceilings and precipitation between reporting stations.
 
7. Common IFR Producers (5377)
Advection fog has drifted over a coastal airport during the day. What may tend to dissipate or lift this fog into low stratus clouds?
A - Surface radiation.
B - Wind 15 knots or stronger.
C - Nighttime cooling.
 
8. High Altitude Weather (5385)
The strength and location of the jet stream is normally
A - stronger and farther north in the winter.
B - weaker and farther north in the summer.
C - stronger and farther north in the summer.
 
9. Using the Navigation Instruments (5528)
While maintaining a constant heading, a relative bearing of 15° doubles in 6 minutes. The time to the station being used is
A - 12 minutes.
B - 6 minutes.
C - 3 minutes.
 
10. General (5108)
To serve as second in command of an airplane that is certificated for more than one pilot crewmember, and operated under part 91, a person must
A - receive and log flight training from an authorized flight instructor in the type of airplane for which privileges are requested.
B - hold at least a commercial pilot certificate with an airplane category rating.
C - within the last 12 months become familiar with the required information, and perform and log pilot time in the type of airplane for which privileges are requested.