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Sport Pilot Quiz

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1. Powerplant (lsp_2345_0607)
The uncontrolled firing of the fuel/air charge in advance of normal spark ignition is known as
A - combustion.
B - pre-ignition.
C - detonation.
2. Buoyancy (lsp_2317_0607)
During flight in an airship, when is vertical equilibrium established?
A - When buoyancy is greater than airship weight.
B - When buoyancy equals airship weight.
C - When buoyancy is less than airship weight.
3. Aviation Weather Forecasts (lsp_2281)
From which primary source should information be obtained regarding expected weather at the estimated time of arrival if your destination has no Terminal Forecast?
A - Low-Level Prognostic Chart
B - Weather depiction chart
C - Area Forecast
4. Loads and Load Factors (lsp_2215)
(Refer to Figure 68 ) The horizontal dashed line from point C to point E represents the
A - ultimate load factor
B - positive limit load factor
C - airspeed range for normal operations
5. AC 60-22, Aeronautical Decision Making (1104_81)
A pilot who relies on short and long term memory for repetitive tasks often neglects
A - Flying outside the envelope.
B - Checklists.
C - Situation awareness.
6. Sectional Chart (1104_115)
(Refer to Figure 61 , point 6) Mosier Airport is
A - an airport restricted to use by private and recreational pilots.
B - a restricted military stage field within restricted airspace.
C - a nonpublic use airport.
7. 4 cycle and 2 cycle Engines (lsp_7140)
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.
8. 4 cycle vs 2 cycle (lsp_2245)
A standby source of fuel to an engine in a powered parachute is typically
A - from an electrically powered pump
B - through gravity feed
C - from a pressurized fuel tank
9. Powerplant (lsp_2343_0607)
One purpose of the dual ignition system on an aircraft engine is to provide for
A - improved engine performance.
B - uniform heat distribution.
C - balanced cylinder head pressure.
10. Nature of the Atmosphere (lsp_2217)
What is absolute altitude?
A - The altitude read directly from the altimeter
B - The vertical distance of the aircraft above the surface
C - The height above the standard datum plane