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Instrument Rating Quiz

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1. Preflight (IRA-4417)
What action is recommended if a pilot does not wish to use an instrument departure procedure?
A - Advise clearance delivery or ground control before departure.
B - Advise departure control upon initial contact.
C - Enter 'No DP' in the REMARKS section of the IFR flight plan.
2. Instrument Approach Procedures (IRA-4655)
(Refer to Figure 124 .) What options are available concerning the teardrop course reversal for LOC RWY 35 approach to Duncan/Halliburton Field?
A - If a course reversal is required, only the teardrop can be executed.
B - The point where the turn is begun and the type and rate of turn are optional.
C - A normal procedure turn may be made if the 10 DME limit is not exceeded.
3. Airport Lighting Aids (IRA-4512)
(Refer to Figure 91 .) What lighting is indicated on the chart for Jackson Hole Airport?
A - No lighting available.
B - Lights on prior request.
C - Pilot controlled lighting.
4. Altimeter Setting Procedures (IRA-4480)
If you are departing from an airport where you cannot obtain an altimeter setting, you should set your altimeter
A - on the current airport barometric pressure, if known.
B - to the airport elevation.
C - on 29.92 inches Hg.
5. En Route Low Altitude Chart (IRA-4645)
(Refer to Figure 47 .) En route on V112 from BTG VORTAC to LTJ VORTAC, the minimum altitude crossing Gymme intersection is
A - 6,400 feet.
B - 6,500 feet.
C - 7,000 feet.
6. Basic Calculations (IRA-4313)
(Refer to Figure 50 .) What CAS must be used to maintain the filed TAS at the flight planned altitude? (Temperature 0 °C.)
A - 140 KCAS.
B - 147 KCAS.
C - 136 KCAS.
7. Controlled Airspace (IRA-4476)
What are the vertical limits of a transition area that is designated in conjunction with an airport having a prescribed IAP?
A - 700 feet AGL or more to the base of the overlying controlled airspace.
B - 1,200 feet AGL to the base of the overlying controlled airspace.
C - Surface to 700 feet AGL.
8. Flight Instruments (IRA-0005)
What should be the indication on the magnetic compass as you roll into a standard rate turn to the right from a westerly heading in the Northern Hemisphere?
A - The compass will remain on a westerly heading for a short time, then gradually catch up to the actual heading of the aircraft.
B - The compass will indicate the approximate correct magnetic heading if the roll into the turn is smooth.
C - The compass will initially show a turn in the opposite direction, then turn to a northerly indication but lagging behind the actual heading of the aircraft.
9. Air Navigation Radio Aids (IRA-4801)
When using GPS for navigation and instrument approaches, any required alternate airport must have
A - an approved operational instrument approach procedure other than GPS.
B - authorization to fly approaches under IFR using GPS avionics systems.
C - a GPS approach that is anticipated to be operational and available at the ETA.
10. Preflight (IRA-4288)
(Refer to Figure 38 .) What aircraft equipment code should be entered in block 3 of the flight plan?
A - I.
B - A.
C - C.