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1. Icing (3430)
In which environment is aircraft structural ice most likely to have the highest accumulation rate?
A - Cumulus clouds with below freezing temperatures.
B - Freezing drizzle.
C - Freezing rain.
 
2. Atmospheric Pressure and Altimetry (3390)
If a flight is made from an area of low pressure into an area of high pressure without the altimeter setting being adjusted, the altimeter will indicate
A - the actual altitude above sea level.
B - higher than the actual altitude above sea level.
C - lower than the actual altitude above sea level.
 
3. Radio Navigation (3561)
(Refer to Figure 25 Figure 29 , and Figure 25 Figure 29 .) The VOR is tuned to Bonham VORTAC (area 3), and the aircraft is positioned over the town of Sulphur Springs (area 5). Which VOR indication is correct?
A - 1.
B - 7.
C - 8.
 
4. Maintenance Preventive Maintenance and Alterations (3183)
If an alteration or repair substantially affects an aircraft's operation in flight, that aircraft must be test flown by an appropriately-rated pilot and approved for return to service prior to being operated
A - by any private pilot.
B - with passengers aboard.
C - for compensation or hire.
 
5. Wake Turbulence (3828)
The wind condition that requires maximum caution when avoiding wake turbulence on landing is a
A - light, quartering headwind.
B - light, quartering tailwind.
C - strong headwind.
 
6. Collision Avoidance (3710)
Prior to starting each maneuver, pilots should
A - check altitude, airspeed, and heading indications.
B - visually scan the entire area for collision avoidance.
C - announce their intentions on the nearest CTAF.
 
7. Performance (3297)
(Refer to Figure 8 .) Determine the pressure altitude at an airport that is 1,386 feet MSL with an altimeter setting of 29.97.
A - 1,341 feet MSL.
B - 1,451 feet MSL.
C - 1,562 feet MSL.
 
8. General (3028)
To act as pilot in command of an aircraft carrying passengers, a pilot must show by logbook endorsement the satisfactory completion of a flight review or completion of a pilot proficiency check within the preceding
A - 6 calendar months.
B - 12 calendar months.
C - 24 calendar months.
 
9. General Definitions (3001)
With respect to the certification of airmen, which is a category of aircraft?
A - Gyroplane, helicopter, airship, free balloon.
B - Airplane, rotorcraft, glider, lighter-than-air.
C - Single-engine land and sea, multiengine land and sea.
 
10. Temperature (3382)
What causes variations in altimeter settings between weather reporting points?
A - Unequal heating of the Earth's surface.
B - Variation of terrain elevation.
C - Coriolis force.