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Commercial Pilot Quiz

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1. 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.
2. Radio Navigation (5497)
(Refer to Figure 16 .) If the aircraft continues its present heading as shown in instrument group 3, what will be the relative bearing when the aircraft reaches the magnetic bearing of 030° FROM the NDB?
A - 240°.
B - 030°.
C - 060°.
3. Maintenance Preventive Maintenance and Alterations (0504_51)
If an ATC transponder installed in an aircraft has not been tested, inspected, and found to comply with regulations within a specified period, what is the limitation on its use?
A - Its use is not permitted.
B - It may be used when in Class G airspace.
C - It may be used for VFR flight only.
4. Using the Navigation Instruments (5520)
The ADF is tuned to a nondirectional radiobeacon and the relative bearing changes from 270° to 265° in 2.5 minutes of elapsed time. The time en route to that beacon would be
A - 30 minutes.
B - 18 minutes.
C - 9 minutes.
5. General (5021)
A second-class medical certificate issued to a commercial pilot on April 10, this year, permits the pilot to exercise which of the following privileges?
A - Commercial pilot privileges through April 30, next year.
B - Commercial pilot privileges through April 10, 2 years later.
C - Private pilot privileges through, but not after, March 31, next year.
6. Thunderstorms (5369)
What visible signs indicate extreme turbulence in thunderstorms?
A - Cumulonimbus clouds, very frequent lightning, and roll clouds.
B - Base of the clouds near the surface, heavy rain, and hail.
C - Low ceiling and visibility, hail, and precipitation static.
7. AC 60-22, Aeronautical Decision Making (5946)
Most pilots have fallen prey to dangerous tendencies or behavior problems at some time. Some of these dangerous tendencies or behavior patterns which must be identified and eliminated include:
A - Deficiencies in instrument skills and knowledge of aircraft systems or limitations.
B - Peer pressure, get-there-itis, loss of positional or situation awareness, and operating without adequate fuel reserves.
C - Performance deficiencies from human factors such as, fatigue, illness or emotional problems.
8. Flight Rules General (0504_140)
After an ATC clearance has been obtained, a pilot may not deviate from that clearance, unless the pilot
A - receives an amended clearance or has an emergency.
B - is operating VFR on top.
C - requests an amended clearance.
9. Significant Weather Prognostic Charts (5436)
What is the upper limit of the Low Level Significant Weather Prognostic Chart?
A - 24,000 feet.
B - 18,000 feet.
C - 30,000 feet.
10. Instrument Flight Rules (5125-1)
The pilot in command of an aircraft operated under IFR, in controlled airspace, not in radar contact, shall report by radio as soon as possible when
A - passing FL 180.
B - changing control facilities.
C - passing each designated reporting point, to include time and altitude.