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Sport Pilot Quiz

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1. 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.
2. 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
3. Radar Summary Chart (0205_46)
What information is provided by the Radar Summary Chart that is not shown on other weather charts?
A - Lines and cells of hazardous thunderstorms.
B - Ceilings and precipitation between reporting stations.
C - Areas of cloud cover and icing levels within the clouds.
4. Fitness for Flight (1104_93)
To overcome the symptoms of hyperventilation, a pilot should
A - swallow or yawn.
B - slow the breathing rate.
C - increase the breathing rate.
5. Basic Calculations (1104_105)
To find the distance flown in a given time, multiply time by
A - groundspeed.
B - indicated airspeed.
C - equivalent airspeed.
6. Effects of Flight Controls (lsp_2347_0607)
One of the functions of the wing's crosstube is to
A - hold the wings open.
B - provide surface to grip and control the aircraft.
C - provide an attachment point for the carriage.
7. Airplane Performance (1104_8)
What effect, if any, does high humidity have on aircraft performance?
A - It increases performance.
B - It decreases performance.
C - It has no effect on performance.
8. AC 60-22, Aeronautical Decision Making (1104_84)
Risk management, as part of the Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM) process, relies on which features to reduce the risks associated with each flight?
A - The mental process of analyzing all information in a particular situation and making a timely decision on what action to take.
B - Situational awareness, problem recognition, and good judgment.
C - Application of stress management and risk element procedures
9. Flight Rules General (lsp_2352_0607)
A steady green light signal directed from the control tower to an aircraft in flight is a signal that the pilot
A - is cleared to land.
B - should give way to other aircraft and continue circling.
C - should return for landing.
10. Arrival Procedures (1104_2)
Entries into traffic patterns while descending create specific collision hazards and
A - should be avoided.
B - should be used whenever possible.
C - are illegal.