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Sport Pilot Quiz

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1. Airport Lighting Aids (1104_19)
An airport's rotating beacon operated during daylight hours often indicates
A - there are obstructions on the airport.
B - the ground visibility is less than 3 miles and/or the ceiling is less than 1,000 feet
C - the Air Traffic Control tower is not in operation.
2. AC 60-22, Aeronautical Decision Making (0205_102)
What should a pilot do when recognizing a thought as hazardous?
A - Label that thought as hazardous, then correct that thought by stating the corresponding learned antidote.
B - Avoid developing this hazardous thought.
C - Develop this hazardous thought and follow through with modified action.
3. Excerpts (lsp_2297_0607)
What causes false lift which sometimes occurs during launch procedures?
A - Closing the maneuvering vent too rapidly.
B - Excessive temperature within the envelope.
C - Venturi effect of the wind on the envelope.
4. Airport Facility Directory (1104_38)
(Refer to Figure 66 , area 2 and legend 1.) For information about the parachute jumping and glider operations at Silverwood Airport, refer to
A - notes on the border of the chart.
B - the Airport/Facility Directory.
C - the Notices to Airmen (NOTAM) publication.
5. Pilotage (1104_108)
For cross-country flights over land, navigation without radio instruments is usually accomplished using dead reckoning and
A - pilotage.
B - the wind triangle.
C - compass heading
6. Sectional Chart (lsp_2303_0607)
(Refer to Figure 58 , area 1.) A balloon launched at Flying S Airport drifts southward what should it indicate if the balloon is to clear the obstacle at 500 feet above the top?
A - 1,531 feet MSL.
B - 1,809 feet MSL.
C - 3,649 feet MSL.
7. Airport Marking Aids and Signs (02_2206)
Which publication contains an explanation of airport signs and markings?
A - Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM).
B - Advisory Circulars (AC).
C - Airport Facility Directory (A/FD).
8. Sectional Chart (1104_51)
(Refer to Figure 66 , area 3.) The vertical limits of that portion of Class E airspace designated as a Federal Airway over Magee Airport are
A - 1,200 feet AGL to 17,999 feet MSL.
B - 700 feet MSL to 12,500 feet MSL.
C - 7,500 feet MSL to 17,999 feet MSL.
9. Effect of Wind (1104_104)
If a flight is to be made on a course to the east, with a wind blowing from northeast, the aircraft must be headed
A - somewhat to the north of east to counteract drift.
B - south of east to counteract drift.
C - north to counteract torque.
10. AC 60-22, Aeronautical Decision Making (1104_80)
What is it often called when a pilot pushes his or her capabilities and the aircraft's limits by trying to maintain visual contact with the terrain in low visibility and ceiling?
A - Peer pressure.
B - Scud running.
C - Mind set.