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1. Flight Rules General (0205_71)
Which is true regarding flight operations in Class B airspace?
A - The pilot must receive an ATC clearance before operating an aircraft in that area.
B - Flight under VFR is not authorized unless the pilot in command is instrument rated.
C - Solo student pilot operations are not authorized.
 
2. General (1104_132)
Which preflight action is specifically required of the pilot prior to each flight?
A - Check the aircraft logbooks for appropriate entries.
B - Become familiar with all available information concerning the flight.
C - Review wake turbulence avoidance procedures
 
3. Other Airspace Areas (1104_52)
The purpose of Military Training Routes, charted as VFR Military Training Routes (VR) and IFR Military Training Routes (IR) on sectional charts, is to ensure the greatest practical level of safety for all flight operations and to allow the military to conduct
A - low altitude, high-speed training.
B - radar instrument training.
C - air-to-air refueling training.
 
4. Airframe (lsp_7157)
The steering bars
A - are used during taxi operations with the parachute stowed.
B - control the outboard trailing edge of the parachute.
C - control the main landing gear brakes.
 
5. Effects of Flight Controls (lsp_7154)
The wing of a weight shift aircraft twists so that the angle of attack
A - from the center of the wing to the wing tip is variable and can be adjusted by the pilot in flight to optimize performance.
B - changes from a a low angle of attack at the center of the wing, to a high angle of attack at the tips.
C - changes from a high angle of attack at the center of the wing, to a low angle of attack at the tips.
 
6. Controlled Airspace (1104_41)
(Refer to Figure 57 , area 2.) The floor of Class B airspace at Addison Airport is
A - 3,000 feet MSL.
B - at the surface.
C - 3,100 feet MSL.
 
7. Radio Communications (1104_6)
When outbound from an airport with a UNICOM station on the published common traffic advisory frequency (CTAF) and there is no tower or Flight Service Station (FSS), the pilot should contact UNICOM or use self-announce procedures on CTAF before
A - engine start.
B - taxiing and before taxiing on the runway.
C - the preflight inspection.
 
8. 4 cycle vs 2 cycle (lsp_2249)
The first indication of carburetor ice in an aircraft with a four-cycle engine and fixed pitch propeller is
A - an increase in RPM
B - a decrease in RPM
C - a decrease in oil pressure
 
9. Clouds (1104_166)
The suffix 'nimbus,' used in naming clouds, means
A - a cloud with extensive vertical development.
B - a rain cloud.
C - a middle cloud containing ice pellets
 
10. Balloon Operations (lsp_2293_0607)
Burner efficiency of a hot air balloon decreases approximately what percent for each 1,000 feet above MSL?
A - 4 percent.
B - 8 percent.
C - 15 percent.