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Sport Pilot Quiz

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1. Performance (lsp_2230)
Maximum endurance is obtained at the point of minimum power to maintain the aircraft
A - in steady, level flight
B - in a long range descent
C - at its slowest possible indicated airspeed
2. AC 60-22, Aeronautical Decision Making (1104_86)
What is the one common factor which affects most preventable accidents?
A - Human error.
B - Mechanical malfunction.
C - Structural failure
3. 4 cycle and 2 cycle Engines (lsp_7135)
2-cycle engine thrust and fuel efficiency can be greatly compromised when
A - exhaust systems are installed that are not specifically tuned for an engine.
B - carbon deposits build up on exhaust valves.
C - intake valve lifters fail to pressurize and provide adequate fuel to the combustion chamber.
4. Sectional Chart (1104_45)
(Refer to Figure 69 , area 3.) What is the floor of the Savannah Class C airspace at the shelf area (outer circle)?
A - 1,300 feet AGL.
B - 1,300 feet MSL.
C - 1,700 feet MSL.
5. 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.
6. Turbulence (1104_161)
Which cloud types would indicate convective turbulence?
A - Cirrus clouds.
B - Nimbostratus clouds.
C - Towering cumulus clouds.
7. Pitot Static Flight Instruments (lsp_2335_0607)
Under what condition is indicated altitude the same as true altitude?
A - If the altimeter has no mechanical error.
B - When at sea level under standard conditions.
C - When at 18,000 feet MSL with the altimeter set at 29.92.
8. Airport Marking Aids and Signs (1104_24)
The numbers 35 and 17 on a runway indicate that the runway is oriented approximately
A - 035 and 017 magnetic heading.
B - 350 and 170 magnetic heading.
C - 350 and 170 true heading.
9. 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.
10. Wing (lsp_7164)
Degradation of the parachute`s protective polyurethane coating results in
A - increased takeoff distances, decreased maximum gross weight, and increased fuel consumption.
B - reduced takeoff distances, increased maximum gross weight, and reduced fuel consumption.
C - increased takeoff distances, increased maximum gross weight, and increased fuel consumption.