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Question Number: 574 Subject Code: PLT163

What minimum visibility and clearance from clouds are required for a recreational pilot in Class G airspace at 1,200 feet AGL or below during daylight hours?

A) 1 mile visibility and clear of clouds.
B) 3 miles visibility and clear of clouds.
C) 3 miles visibility, 500 feet below the clouds.

Question Number: 180 Subject Code: PLT014

(Refer to figure 30, illustration 2.) Determine the approximate heading to intercept the 180 bearing TO the station.

A) 040.
B) 160.
C) 220.

Question Number: 377 Subject Code: PLT208

What action should be taken if a balloon encounters unforecast weather and shifts direction abruptly while in the vicinity of a thunderstorm?

A) Land immediately.
B) Descend to and maintain the lowest altitude possible.
C) Ascend to an altitude which will ensure adequate obstacle clearance in all directions.

Question Number: 404 Subject Code: PLT250

Why should special precautions be taken when filling the propane bottles?

A) Propane is transferred from the storage tanks to the propane bottles under high pressure.
B) During transfer, propane reaches a high temperature and can cause severe burns.
C) Propane vapor is super-cold and may cause severe freeze burns.

Question Number: 448 Subject Code: PLT219

A pilot unintentionally enters a steep diving spiral to the left. What is the proper way to recover from this attitude without overstressing the glider?

A) Apply up-elevator pressure to raise the nose.
B) Apply more up-elevator pressure and then use right aileron pressure to control the overbanking tendency.
C) Relax the back pressure and shallow the bank; then apply up-elevator pressure until the nose has been raised to the desired position.

Question Number: 333 Subject Code: PLT192

If an unstable air mass is forced upward, what type clouds can be expected?

A) Stratus clouds with little vertical development.
B) Stratus clouds with considerable associated turbulence.
C) Clouds with considerable vertical development and associated turbulence.

Question Number: 62 Subject Code: PLT343

What should be the first action after starting an aircraft engine?

A) Adjust for proper RPM and check for desired indications on the engine gauges.
B) Place the magneto or ignition switch momentarily in the OFF position to check for proper grounding.
C) Test each brake and the parking brake.

Question Number: 190 Subject Code: PLT090

(Refer to figure 21.) What is your approximate position on low altitude airway Victor 1, southwest of Norfolk (area 1), if the VOR receiver indicates you are on the 340 radial of Elizabeth City VOR (area 3)?

A) 15 nautical miles from Norfolk VORTAC.
B) 18 nautical miles from Norfolk VORTAC.
C) 23 nautical miles from Norfolk VORTAC.

Question Number: 4 Subject Code: PLT134

How will frost on the wings of an airplane affect takeoff performance?

A) Frost will disrupt the smooth flow of air over the wing, adversely affecting its lifting capability.
B) Frost will change the camber of the wing, increasing its lifting capability.
C) Frost will cause the airplane to become airborne with a higher angle of attack, decreasing the stall speed.

Question Number: 80 Subject Code: PLT077

(Refer to figure 49.) According to the airport diagram, which statement is true?

A) Runway 30 is equipped at position E with emergency arresting gear to provide a means of stopping military aircraft.
B) Takeoffs may be started at position A on Runway 12, and the landing portion of this runway begins at position B.
C) The takeoff and landing portion of Runway 12 begins at position B.