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Sport Pilot Quiz

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1. Propane Management and Fueling (lsp_2287_0607)
On cold days, it may be necessary to preheat the propane tanks because
A - the temperature of the liquid propane controls the burner pressure during combustion.
B - there may be ice in the lines to the burner.
C - the propane needs to be thawed from a solid to a liquid state.
2. Visual Flight Rules (1104_61)
Outside controlled airspace, the minimum flight visibility requirement for a sport pilot flying above 1,200 feet AGL and below 10,000 feet MSL during daylight hours is
A - 1 statute mile.
B - 3 statute miles.
C - 5 statute miles.
3. AC 91-13, Cold Weather Operation of Aircraft (lsp_2354_0607)
Which is true regarding preheating an aircraft during cold weather operations?
A - The cabin area as well as the engine should be preheated.
B - The cabin area should not be preheated with portable heaters.
C - Hot air should be blown directly at the engine through the air intakes.
4. Preflight Operations (lsp_2290_0607)
All fuel tanks should be fired during preflight to determine
A - the burner pressure and condition of the valves.
B - that the pilot light functions properly on each tank.
C - if there are any leaks in the tank.
5. Turbulence (1104_163)
If a temperature inversion is encountered immediately after takeoff or during an approach to a landing, a potential hazard exists due to
A - wind shear.
B - strong surface winds.
C - strong convective currents
6. Physics (lsp_2285_0607)
The lifting forces which act on a hot air balloon are primarily the result of the interior air temperature being
A - greater than ambient temperature.
B - less than ambient temperature.
C - equal to ambient temperature.
7. Airplane Performance (1104_9)
What effect does high density altitude have on aircraft performance?
A - It increases engine performance.
B - It reduces climb performance.
C - It increases takeoff performance.
8. General (1104_128)
A pilot convicted of operating a motor vehicle while either intoxicated by, impaired by, or under the influence of alcohol or a drug is required to provide a
A - written report to the FAA Civil Aeromedical Institute (CAMI) within 60 days after the motor vehicle action.
B - written report to the FAA Civil Aviation Security Division (AMC-700) not later than 60 days after the conviction.
C - notification of the conviction to an FAA Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) not later than 60 days after the motor vehicle action.
9. 4 cycle vs 2 cycle (lsp_2248)
Fuel enters a two-cycle engine through an
A - intake port and intake valve
B - intake port and reed valve
C - intake valve and reed valve
10. Flight Rules General (0205_76)
Which is true regarding flight operations in Class B airspace?
A - The pilot in command must hold at least a private pilot certificate with an instrument rating.
B - The pilot in command must hold at least a student pilot certificate.
C - The aircraft must be equipped with an ATC transponder and altitude reporting equipment.