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Question Number: 318 Subject Code: PLT512

What are the processes by which moisture is added to unsaturated air?

A) Evaporation and sublimation.
B) Heating and condensation.
C) Supersaturation and evaporation.

Question Number: 292 Subject Code: PLT289

(Refer to figure 18.) What weather phenomenon is causing IFR conditions in central Oklahoma?

A) Low visibility only.
B) Heavy rain showers.
C) Low ceilings and visibility.

Question Number: 40 Subject Code: PLT023

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.

Question Number: 525 Subject Code: PLT068

(Refer to figure 20.) How are Significant Weather Prognostic Charts best used by a pilot?

A) For overall planning at all altitudes.
B) For determining areas to avoid (freezing levels and turbulence).
C) For analyzing current frontal activity and cloud coverage.

Question Number: 384 Subject Code: PLT078

(Refer to figure 53.) When approaching Lincoln Municipal from the west at noon for the purpose of landing, initial communications should be with

A) Lincoln Approach Control on 124.0 MHz.
B) Minneapolis Center on 128.75 MHz.
C) Lincoln Tower on 118.5 MHz.

Question Number: 100 Subject Code: PLT509

When landing behind a large aircraft, the pilot should avoid wake turbulence by staying

A) above the large aircraft's final approach path and landing beyond the large aircraft's touchdown point.
B) below the large aircraft's final approach path and landing before the large aircraft's touchdown point.
C) above the large aircraft's final approach path and landing before the large aircraft's touchdown point.

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: 502 Subject Code: PLT285

(Refer to figure 47.) What is the best rate-of-climb speed for the helicopter?

A) 24 MPH.
B) 40 MPH.
C) 57 MPH.

Question Number: 351 Subject Code: PLT495

What feature is normally associated with the cumulus stage of a thunderstorm?

A) Roll cloud.
B) Continuous updraft.
C) Frequent lightning.

Question Number: 413 Subject Code: PLT177

On a balloon equipped with a blast valve, the blast valve is used for

A) climbs and descents only.
B) altitude control.
C) emergencies only.