FINAL EXAM TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE CHECKRIDE-READY See how you measure up to FAA standards with these questions from the AOPA Pilot Information Center. 1. What types of fog depend upon wind in order to exist? A. Radiation fog and ice fog. B. Advection fog and upslope fog. C. Steam fog and ground fog. 2. When flying in the airspace underlying Class B airspace, the maximum speed authorized is A. 250 knots. B. 230 knots. C. 200 knots. 3. A gray solid circle on a sectional chart around an airport depicts which class of airspace or type of area? A. TRSA. B. Class D. C. Surface-based Class E. 4. To act as pilot in command of an aircraft carrying passengers, a pilot must show by logbook endorsement the satisfactory completion of a flight review or completion of a pilot proficiency check within the preceding A. six calendar months. B. 12 calendar months. C. 24 calendar months. 5. Which single action can be performed to alter the airplane's gross weight? A. Moving baggage from the aft compartment to the nose compartment. B. Draining five gallons of fuel or adding 10 gallons of fuel. C. Transferring 12 gallons of fuel from the main tanks to the auxiliary tanks. ACE Can you correctly answer these questions from retired TWA captain and 28,000-hour pilot Barry Schiff? 6. What is the difference between an outside loop and an inverted outside loop? 7. Why does a typical general aviation airplane pitch nose down during a stall entry? 8. A pilot is navigating toward a 30-mile-distant vortac using VOR navigation. He notices that the course deviation indicator (CDI) is fluctuating by as much as 6 degrees and the Off flag is hidden from view. He should A. change engine rpm. B. recycle the selected vortac frequency. C. reduce airspeed. D. report the phenomenon to ATC. 9. True or false? The federal aviation regulations permit an instrument-rated pilot flying a properly certificated glider (not a motorglider) to request a clearance from air traffic control and execute an ILS approach during actual instrument conditions. Answers on p. 53 56 FLIGHT TRAINING MAY 2021 JOHN UELAND 10. According to the FAA's Instrument Flying Handbook, " If the variation between field elevation and indicated altitude is on the order of plus or minus ______ feet, the accuracy of the altimeter is questionable, and the problem should be referred to an instrument repair station. "