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1. Abbreviations and Symbols (0504_79)
14 CFR part 1 defines VNE as
A - maximum landing gear extended speed.
B - never-exceed speed.
C - maximum nose wheel extend speed.
 
2. Loads and Load Factors (5154)
Airplane wing loading during a level coordinated turn in smooth air depends upon the
A - true airspeed.
B - angle of bank.
C - rate of turn.
 
3. Composite Moisture Stability Chart (5438)
A freezing level panel of the composite moisture stability chart is an analysis of
A - observed freezing level data from upper air observations.
B - forecast freezing level data from surface observations.
C - forecast freezing level data from upper air observations.
 
4. General (0504_137)
What action must be taken when a pilot in command deviates from any rule in 14 CFR part 91?
A - Upon landing, report the deviation to the nearest FAA Flight Standards District Office.
B - Advise ATC of the pilot in command's intentions.
C - Upon the request of the Administrator, send a written report of that deviation to the Administrator.
 
5. Visual Flight Rules (5088)
When operating an airplane for the purpose of takeoff or landing within Class D airspace under special VFR, what minimum distance from clouds and what visibility are required?
A - 500 feet beneath clouds, and the ground visibility must be at least 1 SM.
B - Remain clear of clouds, and the ground visibility must be at least 1 SM.
C - Remain clear of clouds, and the flight visibility must be at least 1 NM.
 
6. Aviation Forecasts (0504_204)
What does the contraction VRB in the Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF) mean?
A - Wind speed is variable throughout the period.
B - Cloud base is variable.
C - Wind direction is variable.
 
7. Airplane Performance (5458)
(Refer to Figure 10 .) Using a maximum rate of climb, how much fuel would be used from engine start to 6,000 feet pressure altitude?Aircraft weight 3,200 lbAirport pressure altitude 2,000 ftTemperature 27 °C
A - 14 pounds.
B - 24 pounds.
C - 10 pounds.
 
8. Turbulence (5450)
One of the most dangerous features of mountain waves is the turbulent areas in and
A - below lenticular clouds.
B - above rotor clouds.
C - below rotor clouds.
 
9. Thunderstorms (5364)
Of the following, which is accurate regarding turbulence associated with thunderstorms?
A - Outside the cloud, shear turbulence can be encountered 20 miles laterally from a severe storm.
B - Outside the cloud, shear turbulence can be encountered 50 miles laterally from a severe storm.
C - Shear turbulence is encountered only inside cumulonimbus clouds or within a 5-mile radius of them.
 
10. Turbulence (5353)
Low-level wind shear may occur when
A - surface winds are above 15 knots and there is no change in wind direction and windspeed with height.
B - surface winds are light and variable.
C - there is a low-level temperature inversion with strong winds above the inversion.