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1. Basic Calculations (3550)
(Refer to Figure 24 .) Determine the magnetic heading for a flight from Allendale County Airport (area 1) to Claxton-Evans County Airport (area 2). The wind is from 090° at 16 knots, and the true airspeed is 90 knots.
A - 208°.
B - 212°.
C - 230°.
 
2. Magnetic Compass (3283)
In the Northern Hemisphere, the magnetic compass will normally indicate a turn toward the south when
A - a left turn is entered from an east heading.
B - a right turn is entered from a west heading.
C - the aircraft is decelerated while on a west heading.
 
3. Takeoff and Landing Performance (3692)
(Refer to Figure 38 .) Determine the approximate total distance required to land over a 50-foot obstacle.
OAT - 90 °F
Pressure altitude - 4,000 ft
Weight - 2,800 lb
Headwind component - 10 kts
A - 1,525 feet.
B - 1,775 feet.
C - 1,950 feet.
 
4. Forces Acting on the Airplane in Flight (781)
Which statement relates to Bernoulli`s principle?
A - For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.
B - An additional upward force is generated as the lower surface of the wing deflects air downward.
C - Air traveling faster over the curved upper surface of an airfoil causes lower pressure on the top surface.
 
5. General (3041)
Each recreational or private pilot is required to have
A - a biennial flight review.
B - an annual flight review.
C - a semiannual flight review.
 
6. Air Navigation Radio Aids (3598-2)
How many satellites make up the Global Positioning System (GPS)?
A - 22.
B - 24.
C - 25.
 
7. Airplane Equipment and Lighting (3716)
During a night flight, you observe a steady white light and a flashing red light ahead and at the same altitude. What is the general direction of movement of the other aircraft?
A - The other aircraft is flying away from you.
B - The other aircraft is crossing to the left.
C - The other aircraft is crossing to the right.
 
8. Maintenance Preventive Maintenance and Alterations (3187)
How long does the Airworthiness Certificate of an aircraft remain valid?
A - As long as the aircraft has a current Registration Certificate.
B - Indefinitely, unless the aircraft suffers major damage.
C - As long as the aircraft is maintained and operated as required by Federal Aviation Regulations.
 
9. Clouds (3416)
Clouds are divided into four families according to their
A - outward shape.
B - height range.
C - composition.
 
10. Engine Operation (3232)
Applying carburetor heat will
A - result in more air going through the carburetor.
B - enrich the fuel/air mixture.
C - not affect the fuel/air mixture.