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Sport Pilot Quiz

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1. Basic Calculations (lsp_2318_0607)
(Refer to Figure 58 .) An airship crosses over Minot VORTAC (area 1) at 1056 and over the creek 8 nautical miles south-southeast on Victor 15 at 1108. What should be the approximate position on Victor 15 at 1211?
A - Over Lake Nettie National Wildlife Refuge.
B - Crossing the road east of Underwood.
C - Over the powerlines east of Washburn Airport.
2. Wind (1104_170)
Which is true with respect to a high- or low-pressure system?
A - A high-pressure area or ridge is an area of rising air.
B - A low-pressure area or trough is an area of descending air.
C - A high-pressure area or ridge is an area of descending air
3. Special Use Airspace (1104_55)
(Refer to Figure 59 , area 2.) What hazards to aircraft may exist in areas such as Devils Lake East MOA?
A - Unusual, often invisible, hazards to aircraft such as artillery firing, aerial gunnery, or guided missiles.
B - Military activities including, air combat tactics, aerobatics and low-altitude tactics.
C - High volume of pilot training or an unusual type of aerial activity.
4. Fitness for Flight (1104_88)
How can you determine if another aircraft is on a collision course with your aircraft?
A - The other aircraft will always appear to get larger and closer at a rapid rate.
B - The nose of each aircraft is pointed at the same point in space.
C - There will be no apparent relative motion between your aircraft and the other aircraft.
5. Effects of Flight Controls (lsp_7148)
During a wing stall, the wing tips of a weight shift aircraft are
A - ineffective for stall recovery.
B - effective for stall recovery.
C - effective only when combined with maximum engine output.
6. Takeoff and Landing Performance (lsp_2283_0607)
The most critical conditions of takeoff performance are the result of some combination of high gross weight, altitude, temperature, and
A - unfavorable wind.
B - obstacles surrounding the runway.
C - powerplant systems.
7. Fitness for Flight (1104_78)
Who is responsible for determining whether a Sport Pilot is fit to fly for a particular flight, even though the pilot holds a current and valid U.S. driver`s license?
A - The FAA.
B - The pilot.
C - The medical examiner
8. 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.
9. Collision Avoidance (0205_1)
Prior to starting each maneuver, pilots should
A - check altitude, airspeed, and heading.
B - visually scan the entire area for collision avoidance.
C - announce their intentions on the nearest CTAF.
10. Gyroplane Flight Operations (lsp_2349_0607)
What precaution should be taken while taxiing a gyroplane?
A - The cyclic stick should be held in the neutral position at all times
B - Avoid abrupt control movements when blades are turning.
C - The cyclic stick should be held slightly aft of neutral at all times.