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1. Air Masses and Fronts (5350)
Fog produced by frontal activity is a result of saturation due to
A - nocturnal cooling.
B - evaporation of precipitation.
C - adiabatic cooling.
 
2. 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.
 
3. Winds and Temperatures Aloft Chart (5424)
What values are used for Winds Aloft Forecasts?
A - Magnetic direction and knots.
B - True direction and knots.
C - True direction and MPH.
 
4. Aviation Forecasts (0504_200)
Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts (TAF) are issued how many times a day and cover what period of time?
A - Four times daily and are usually valid for a 24 hour period.
B - Six times daily and are usually valid for a 24 hour period including a 4-hour categorical outlook.
C - Four times daily and are valid for 12 hours including a 6-hour categorical outlook.
 
5. Significant Weather Prognostic Charts (5434)
What weather phenomenon is implied within an area enclosed by small scalloped lines on a U.S. High-Level Significant Weather Prognostic Chart?
A - Cumulonimbus clouds, icing, and moderate or greater turbulence.
B - Cumuliform or standing lenticular clouds, moderate to severe turbulence, and icing.
C - Cirriform clouds, light to moderate turbulence, and icing.
 
6. AC 60-22, Aeronautical Decision Making (5963)
The Decide Model is comprised of a 6-step process to provide a pilot a logical way of approaching Aeronautical Decision Making. These steps are:
A - Detect, estimate, choose, identify, do, and evaluate.
B - Determine, eliminate, choose, identify, detect, and evaluate.
C - Determine, evaluate, choose, identify, do, and eliminate.
 
7. Equipment Instrument and Certificate Requirements (0504_32)
What are the oxygen requirements when operating at cabin pressure altitudes above 15,000 feet MSL?
A - Oxygen must be available for the flightcrew.
B - Oxygen is not required at any altitude in a balloon.
C - The flightcrew and passengers must be provided with supplemental oxygen.
 
8. 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.
 
9. Using the Navigation Instruments (5535)
(Refer to Figure 20 .) Which instrument shows the aircraft in a position where a 180° turn would result in the aircraft intercepting the 150 radial at a 30° angle?
A - 2.
B - 3.
C - 4.
 
10. Fitness for Flight (0504_459)
Hypoxia is the result of which of these conditions?
A - Excessive oxygen in the bloodstream.
B - Insufficient oxygen reaching the brain.
C - Excessive carbon dioxide in the bloodstream.