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1. En Route Procedures (IRA-4616)
(Refer to Figure 114 .) A pilot receives this ATC clearance:
"...CLEARED TO THE ABC VORTAC. HOLD SOUTH ON THE ONE EIGHT ZERO RADIAL..."
What is the recommended procedure to enter the holding pattern?
A - Parallel only.
B - Direct only.
C - Teardrop only.
 
2. General (IRA-4691)
(Refer to Figure 131 .) What determines the MAP for the straight-in VOR/DME RNAV RWY 4R approach at BOS?
A - RULSY waypoint.
B - .5 NM to RULSY waypoint.
C - 2.5 NM to RULSY at 840 feet MSL.
 
3. Instrument Departure Procedure Chart (IRA-4418)
A particular instrument departure procedure requires a minimum climb rate of 210 feet per NM to 8,000 feet. If you climb with a groundspeed of 140 knots, what is the rate of climb required in feet per minute?
A - 210.
B - 490.
C - 450.
 
4. Air Navigation Radio Aids (IRA-4752)
The rate of descent on the glide slope is dependent upon
A - true airspeed.
B - groundspeed.
C - calibrated airspeed.
 
5. ATC Clearance Separations (IRA-4450)
When can a VFR on Top clearance be assigned by ATC?
A - Any time suitable conditions exist and ATC wishes to expedite traffic flow.
B - Only upon request of the pilot when conditions are indicated to be suitable.
C - When VFR conditions exist, but there is a layer of clouds below the MEA.
 
6. En Route Procedures (IRA-4614)
(Refer to Figure 114 .) A pilot receives this ATC clearance:
"...CLEARED TO THE ABC VORTAC. HOLD WEST ON THE TWO SEVEN ZERO RADIAL..."
What is the recommended procedure to enter the holding pattern?
A - Parallel only.
B - Parallel or teardrop.
C - Direct only.
 
7. Instrument Approach Procedures (IRA-4369)
(Refer to Figure 80 .) How many initial approach fixes serve the VOR/DME RWY 27R (Billings Logan) approach procedure?
A - Five.
B - Three.
C - Four.
 
8. Atmospheric Pressure and Altimetry (IRA-4089)
Under what condition is pressure altitude and density altitude the same value?
A - At standard temperature.
B - When indicated, and pressure altitudes are the same value on the altimeter.
C - When the altimeter setting is 29.92 inches Hg.
 
9. Preflight (IRA-4406)
From what source can you obtain the latest FDC NOTAM's?
A - Airport/Facility Directory.
B - Notices to Airmen publications.
C - FAA AFSS/FSS.
 
10. Air Navigation Radio Aids (IRA-4387)
Which indications are acceptable tolerances when checking both VOR receivers by use of the VOT?
A - 001° FROM and 005° FROM, respectively.
B - 176° TO and 003° FROM, respectively.
C - 360° TO and 003° TO, respectively.