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Sport Pilot Quiz

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1. The Pitot Static System and Associated Instruments (1104_11)
What is density altitude?
A - The height above the standard datum plane.
B - The pressure altitude corrected for nonstandard temperature.
C - The altitude read directly from the altimeter.
2. Airframe (lsp_7165)
Flaring allows the pilot to touchdown at a
A - higher rate of speed and a slower rate of descent.
B - lower rate of speed and a higher rate of descent.
C - lower rate of speed and a lower rate of descent.
3. Standard Burn (lsp_2301_0607)
In a balloon, best fuel economy in level flight can be accomplished by
A - riding the haze line in a temperature inversion.
B - short blasts of heat at high frequency.
C - long blasts of heat at low frequency.
4. Other Airspace Areas (1104_53)
One of the purposes for issuing a Temporary Flight Restricion (TFR) is to
A - announce Parachute Jump Areas.
B - protect public figures.
C - identify Airport Advisory Areas.
5. Airplane Flight Manuals (1104_68)
To avoid missing important steps, always use the
A - appropriate checklists.
B - placarded airspeeds.
C - airworthiness certificate
6. Retreating Blade Stall (lsp_2326_0607)
Why should gyroplane operations within the cross-hatched portion of a Height vs. Velocity chart be avoided?
A - The rotor RPM may build excessively high if it is necessary to flare at such low altitudes.
B - Sufficient airspeed may not be available to ensure a safe landing in case of an engine failure.
C - Turbulence near the surface can dephase the blade dampers causing geometric unbalanced conditions on the rotor system.
7. Service Available to Pilots (1104_54)
An ATC radar facility issues the following advisory to a pilot flying on a heading of 270°: `TRAFFIC 3 O`CLOCK, 2 MILES, EASTBOUND...` Where should the pilot look for this traffic?
A - North.
B - South.
C - West
8. Airplane Performance (0205_125)
What effect does an uphill runway slope have on takeoff performance?
A - Increases takeoff speed.
B - Increases takeoff distance.
C - Decreases takeoff distance.
9. General Definitions (1104_124)
The definition of nighttime is
A - sunset to sunrise.
B - 1 hour after sunset to 1 hour before sunrise.
C - the time between the end of evening civil twilight and the beginning of morning civil twilight.
10. Controlled Airspace (1104_46)
The normal radius of the outer area of Class C airspace is
A - 5 nautical miles.
B - 15 nautical miles.
C - 20 nautical miles.