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  1. 3381.  Every physical process of weather is accompanied by, or is the result of, a

    A.  Movement of the air.
    B.  Heat exchange.
    C.  Pressure differential.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. 3382.  What causes variations in altimeter settings between weather reporting points?

    A.  Unequal heating of the earth's surface. 
    B.  Coriolis Force.
    C.  Variation of terrain elevation.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. 3383.  A temperature inversion would most likely result in which weather condition?

    A.  Clouds with extensive vertical development above an inversion aloft.
    B.  Good visibility in the lower levels of the atmosphere and poor visibility above an inversion aloft.
    C.  And increase in temperature as altitude is increased.
    C.
  4. 3384.  The most frequent type of ground or surface-based temperature inversion is that which is produced by

    A.  Terrestrial radiation on a clear, relatively still night.
    B.  The movement of colder in air under warm air, or the movement of warm air over cold air.  The
    C.  Warm air being lifted rapidly aloft in the vicinity of mountainous terrain.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. 3385.  The which weather conditions should be expected beneath a low-level temperature inversion layer when the relative humidity is high?

    A.  Light wind shear, poor visibility, haze, and light rain.
    B.  Turbulent air, poor visibility, fog, low stratus type clouds, and showery precipitation.
    C.  Smooth air, poor visibility, fog, haze, or low clouds.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. 3386.  What are the standard temperature and pressure values for sea level?

    A.  15° C and 29.92 inches Hg. 
    B.  59° F and 29.92 millibars.
    C.  59° C and 1013.2 millibars.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. 3395.  The wind at 5000 feet AGL is southwesterly while the surface wind is southerly.  This difference in direction is primarily due to

    A.  Stronger Coriolis Force at the surface.
    B.  Stronger pressure gradient at higher altitudes.
    C.  Friction between the wind and the surface.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. 3397.  What is meant by the term "dewpoint"?

    A.  The temperature to which air must be cooled to become saturated.
    B.  The temperature at which condensation an evaporation are equal.
    C.  The temperature at which dew will always formed.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. 3398.  The amount of water vapor which air can hold depends on the

    A.  Dewpoint.
    B.  Stability of the air.
    C.  Air temperature.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. 3399.  Clouds, fog, or dew will always form when

    A.  Water vapor is present.
    B.  Relative humidity of reaches 100%.
    C.  Water vapor condenses.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. 3400.  What are the processes by which moisture is added to unsaturated air?

    A.  Supersaturation and evaporation.
    B.  Evaporation and sublimation.
    C.  Heating and condensation.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. 3401.  Which conditions result in the formation of frost?

    A.  The temperature of the collecting surface is at or below freezing one small droplets of moisture fall on the surface.
    B.  The temperature of the collecting services at or below the dewpoint of the adjacent air and dewpoint is below freezing.
    C.  The temperature of the surrounding air is at or below freezing when small drops of moisture fall on the collecting surface.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. 3402.  The presence of ice pellets at the surface is evidence that there

    A.  Is a temperature inversion with freezing rain higher altitude.
    B.  Has been cold frontal passage.
    C.  Are thunderstorms in the area.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. 3403.  What measurement can be used to determine the stability of the atmosphere?

    A.  Actual lapse rate. 
    B.  Atmospheric pressure. 
    C.  Surface temperature.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. 3404.  What would decrease the stability of an air mass?

    A.  Decrease in water vapor.
    B.  Warming from below.
    C.  Cooling from below. 
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. 3405.  What is a characteristic of stable air?

    A.  Stratiform clouds.
    B.  Cumulus clouds.
    C.  Unlimited visibility.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. 3406.  Moist, stable air flowing up slope can be expected to

    A.  Develop convicted turbulence .
    B.  Cause showers and thunderstorms .  
    C.  Produce stratus type clouds .
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. 3407.  If an unstable air mass is forced upward, what type clouds can be expected?

    A.  Stratus clouds with considerable associated turbulence.
    B.  Clouds with considerable vertical development and associated turbulence
    C.  Stratus clouds with little vertical development.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. 3408.  What feature is associated with any temperature inversion?

    A.  Chinook winds on mountain slopes.
    B.  And unstable layer of air.
    C.  A stable layer of air.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. 3409.  What is the approximate base of the cumulus clouds if the surface air temperature at 1000 feet MSL is 70° F and the dewpoint is 48° F

    A.  4000 feet MSL.
    B.  6000 feet MSL.
    C.  5000 feet MSL. 
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. 3410.  At approximately what altitude above the surface would the pilot expect the base of cumuliform clouds if the surface air temperature is 82° F and the dewpoint this 38° F

    A.  9000 feet AGL.
    B.  11,000 feet AGL.
    C.  10,000 feet AGL
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. 3412.  What are characteristics of a moist, unstable air mass?

    A.  Stratiform clouds and showery precipitation.
    B.  Poor visibility and smooth air.
    C.  Cumuliform clouds and showery precipitation.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. 3413.  What are characteristics of unstable air?

    A.  Turbulence and good service visibility. 
    B.  Turbulence and poor surface visibility. 
    C.  Nimbostratus clouds and good service visibility.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. 3414.  A stable air masses most likely to have which characteristic?

    A.  Smooth air.
    B.  Showery precipitation. 
    C.  Turbulent air. 
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. 3415.  The suffix " nimbus," used in naming clouds, means

    A.  A rain cloud.
    B.  A cloud with extensive vertical development.
    C.  A middle cloud containing ice pellets.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. 3416.  Clouds are divided into four families according to their

    A.  Composition.
    B.  Height Range. 
    C.  Outward shape. 
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. 3417.  An almond or lens-shaped cloud which appears a stationary, but which may contain winds of 50 knots or more, is referred to as

    A.  An inactive frontal cloud. 
    B.  A lenticular cloud.
    C.  A funnel cloud. 
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. 3418.  Crests of standing mountain waves may be marked by stationary, lens - shaped clouds known as

    A.  Mammatocumulus clouds.
    B.  Standing lenticular clouds.
    C.  Roll clouds.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. 3419.  What clouds have the greatest turbulence?

    A.  Cumulonimbus.
    B.  Nimbostratus.
    C.  Towering cumulus.
    A.  A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. 3420.  What cloud types would indicate convective of turbulence?

    A.  Nimbostratus clouds
    B.  Cirrus clouds
    C.  Towering cumulus clouds
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. 3421.  The boundary between two different air masses is referred to as a

    A.  Front
    B.  Frontolysis
    C.  Frontogenesis
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. 3422.  One of the most easily recognized discontinuities across a front is

    A.  And increase in relative humidity.
    B.  An increase in cloud coverage. 
    C.  A change in temperature. 
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. 3423.  One weather phenomenon which will always occur when flying across a front is a change in the

    A.  Type of precipitation
    B.  Stability of the air mass
    C.  Wind direction
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. 3424.  Steady precipitation preceding a front is an indication of

    A.  Cumuliform clouds with little or no turbulence. 
    B.  Stratiform  clouds with moderate turbulence.
    C.  Stratiform clouds with little or no turbulence.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. 3425.  Possible mountain wave turbulence could be anticipated when winds of 40 knots or greater blow

    A.  Down a mountain valley, and the air is unstable.
    B.  Parallel to a mountain peak, and the air is stable.
    C.  Across a mountain ridge, and the air is stable.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  36. 3426.  Where does wind shear occur?

    A.  Only at higher altitudes.
    B.  Only at lower altitudes.
    C.  At all altitudes, in all directions.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  37. 3427.  When that may hazardous wind shear be expected?

    A.  In areas of low-level temperature inversion, frontal zones, and clear air turbulence.
    B.  Following frontal passage when stratocumulus clouds form indicating mechanical mixing.
    C.  When stable air crosses a mountain barrier where it tends to flow in layers forming lenticular clouds.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  38. 3428.  A pilot can expect a wind-shear zone in a temperature inversion whenever the wind speed at 2000 to 4000 feet above the surface is at least

    A.  15 knots
    B.  25 knots
    C.  10 knots
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. 3429.  One in flight condition necessary for structural icing to form is

    A.  Stratiform clouds
    B.  Visible moisture
    C.  Small temperature/dewpoint spread
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. 3430.  In which environment is aircraft structural ice most likely to have the highest accumulation right?

    A.  Freezing drizzle.
    B.  Cumulus clouds with below freezing temperatures.
    C.  Freezing rain.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. 3433.  The conditions necessary for the formation of cumulonimbus clouds are lifting action and

    A.  Unstable air containing an excess of condensation nuclei
    B.  Unstable moist air.
    C.  Either stable or unstable air
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. 3434.  What feature is normally associated with the cumulus stage of a thunderstorm?

    A.  Frequent lightning.
    B.  Continuous updraft. 
    C.  Roll cloud.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  43. 3435.  Which weather phenomenon signals the beginning of the mature stage of a thunderstorm?

    A.  Precipitation beginning to fall.
    B.  The appearance of an anvil top.
    C.  Maximum growth rate of the clouds.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  44. 3436.  What conditions are necessary for the formation of thunderstorms?

    A.  High humidity, high temperature, and cumulus clouds.
    B.  Lifting force, moist air, and extensive cloud cover.
    C.  High humidity, lifting force, and unstable conditions.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  45. 3437.  During the life cycle of a thunderstorm, which stage is characterized predominantly by downdrafts?

    A.  Cumulus
    B.  Dissipating
    C.  Mature
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  46. 3438.  Thunderstorms reach their greatest intensity during the

    A.  Cumulus stage
    B.  Mature stage
    C.  Downdraft stage
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  47. 3439.  Thunderstorms which generally produce the most intense hazard to aircraft are

    A.  Steady-state thunderstorms.
    B.  Warm front thunderstorms.
    C.  Squall line thunderstorms.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  48. 3440.  A non frontal, narrowband of active thunderstorms that often develop ahead of a cold front is known as a

    A.  Squall line
    B.  Dry line
    C.  Prefrontal system.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  49. 3441.  If there is thunderstorm activity in the vicinity of an Airport at which you plan to land, which hazardous atmospheric phenomenon might be expected on the landing approach?

    A.  Precipitation static.
    B.  Steady rain
    C.  Wind-shear turbulence.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  50. 3443.  What situation is most conducive to the formation of radiation fog?

    A.  Moist, tropical air moving over cold, offshore water.
    B.  The movement of cold air over much warmer water.
    C.  Warm, moist air over low, flat land areas on clear, calm nights.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  51. 3444.  If the temperature/dewpoint spread is small and decreasing, and the temperature is 62° F, what type of weather is most likely to develop?

    A.  Thunderstorms. 
    B.  Freezing precipitation. 
    C.  Fog or low clouds.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  52. 3445.  In which situation as at advection fog most likely to form

    A.  A warm, moist air mass on the windward side of mountains.
    B.  A light breeze blowing colder air out to sea
    C.  An air mass moving inland from the coast in winter.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  53. 3446.  What types of fog to depend upon wind in order to exist?

    A.  Advection fog and upslope fog
    B.  Radiation fog and ice fog.
    C.  Steam fog and ground fog.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  54. 3447.  Low-level turbulence can occur and icing can become hazardous in which type of fog?

    A.  Steam fog
    B.  Upslope fog
    C.  Rain-induced fog
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  55. 3452.  Which weather phenomenon is always associated with a thunderstorm? 

    A.  Lightning
    B.  Heavy rain
    C.  Hail
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  56. 3453.  Individual forecasts for specific routes of flight can be obtained from which weather source?

    A.  Area Forecasts
    B.  Terminal Forecasts
    C.  Transcribed Weather Broadcasts (TWEBs)
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  57. 3454.  Transcribed Weather Broadcasts (TWEBs) may be monitored by tuning the appropriate radio receiver to certain

    A.  VOR and NDB frequencies. 
    B.  Airport advisory frequencies
    C.  ATIS frequencies
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  58. 3455.  When telephoning a weather briefing facility for preflight weather information, pilots should state

    A.  The aircraft identification or the pilot's name.
    B.  True air speed
    C.  Fuel on board
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  59. 3456.  To get a complete weather briefing for the planned flight, the pilot should request

    A.  A standard briefing.
    B.  A general briefing. 
    C.  An abbreviated briefing. 
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  60. 3457.  Which type weather briefing should a pilot request, when departing within the hour, if no preliminary weather information has been received?

    A.  Outlook briefing.
    B.  Abbreviated briefing. 
    C.  Standard briefing.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  61. 3458.  Which type of weather briefing should a pilot request to supplement mass disseminated data?

    A.  A supplemental briefing.
    B.  And outlook briefing.
    C.  An abbreviated briefing.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  62. 3459.  To update a previous weather briefing, a pilot should request

    A.  A standard briefing. 
    B.  An outlook briefing.
    C.  An abbreviated briefing.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  63. 3460.  A weather briefing that is provided when the information requested is 6 or more hours in advance of the proposed departure time is

    A.  And outlook briefing. 
    B.  A prognostic briefing.
    C.  A forecast briefing. 
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  64. 3461.  When requesting weather information for the following morning, a pilot should request

    A.  And outlook briefing. 
    B.  A standard briefing. 
    C.  An abbreviated briefing.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  65. 3462. (Fig.12) which of the reporting stations have VFR weather? 

    A.  All
    B.  KINK, KBOI, and K JFK.
    C.  KINK, KBOI, and KLAX.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  66. 3463.  For aviation purposes, ceiling is defined as the height above the earth's surface of the

    A.  Lowest reported obscuration highest layer of clouds reported as overcast.
    B.  Lowest layer of clouds reported as scattered, broken, or thin.
    C.  Lowest broken or overcast layer were vertical visibility into an obscuration. 
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  67. 3464. (Fig.12) the wind direction and velocity at KJFK is from

    A.  180° true at 4 knots
    B.  040° true at 18 knots
    C.  180° magnetic at 4 knots
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  68. 3465. (Fig.12) what are the wind conditions at Wink, Texas (KINK)?

    A.  111° at 2 knots, gusts 18 knots.
    B.  110° at 12 knots, gusts 18 knots.
    C.  Calm
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  69. 3466. (Fig.12) the remarks section for KMDW has RAB35 listed. this country means

    A.  Rain began at 1835Z. 
    B.  Blowing missed has reduced the visibility to 1-1/2 SM.
    C.  The barometer has risen 0.35 inches Hg.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  70. 3467. (Fig.12) what are the current conditions depicted for Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)?

    A.  Sky 7000 feet overcast, visibility 1-1/2 SM, heavy rain.
    B.  Sky 700 feet overcast, visibility 1-1/2 SM, rain.
    C.  Sky 700 feet overcast, visibility 11, occasionally 2SM, with rain.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  71. 3472. (Fig.14) The base and tops of the overcast layer reported by a pilot are

    A.  1800 feet MSL and 5500 feet MSL. 
    B.  5500 feet AGL and 7200 feet MSL.
    C.  7200 feet MSL and 8900 feet MSL.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  72. 3473. (Fig.14) The wind and temperature at 12,000 feet MSL as reported by the pilot are

    A.  090° at 21 miles per hour and -9° F
    B.  080° at 21 knots and -7° C.
    C.  090° at 21 knots and -9° C. 
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  73. 3474. (Fig.14) if the terrain elevation is 1295 feet MSL what is the height above ground level of the base of the ceiling?

    A.  1295 feet AGL.
    B.  505 feet AGL. 
    C.  6586 feet AGL
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  74. 3475. (Fig.14) The intensity of the turbulence reported at a specific altitude is

    A.  Moderate at 5500 feet and at 7200 feet.
    B.  light from 5500 feet to 7200 feet.
    C.  Moderate from 5500 feet to 7200 feet.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  75. 3476. (Fig.14) the intensity and type of icing reported by a pilot is

    A.  Light to moderate rime
    B.  Light to moderate clear
    C.  Light to moderate
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  76. 3478.  From which primaries source should information be obtained regarding expected weather at the estimated time of arrival if your destination has no terminal forecast?

    A.  Weather depiction chart
    B.  Low-level prognostic chart
    C.  Area forecast
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  77. 3479. (Fig.15) what is the valid period  for the TAF for KMEM?

    A.  1200Z to 1800Z
    B.  1800Z to 1800Z
    C.  1200Z to 1200z
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  78. 3480. (Fig.15) in the TAF for KMEM, what does "SHRA" stand for?

    A.  A shift in wind direction is expected
    B.  Rain showers
    C.  A significant change in precipitation is possible
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  79. 3481. (Fig.15) between 1000Z and 1200Z and visibility at KMEM is forecast to be?

    A.  6 statute miles.
    B.  1/2 statute mile.
    C.  3 statute miles.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  80. 3482. (Fig.15) what is the forecast wind for KMEM from 1600Z until the end of the forecast?

    A.  No significant wind. 
    B.  Variable in direction at 6 knots.
    C.  Variable in direction at 4 knots. 
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  81. 3483. (Fig.15) in the TAF from KOKC, the "FM (FROM) Group" is forecast for the hours from 1600Z to 2200Z with the wind from

    A.  180° at 10 knots
    B.  180° at 10 knots, becoming 200° at 13 knots
    C.  160° at 10 knots
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  82. 3484. (Fig.15) in the TAF from KOKC, the clear sky becomes

    A.  Overcast at 2000 feet during the forecast period between 2200Z and 2400Z.
    B.  Overcast at 200 feet with the probability of becoming overcast at 400 feet during the forecast period between 2200Z and 2400Z.
    C.  Overcast at 200 feet with a 40% probability of becoming overcast at 600 feet during the forecast period between 2200Z and 2400Z. 
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  83. 3485. (Fig.15) during the time period from 0600Z to0800Z, what visibility is forecast for KOKC?

    A.  Not forecasted
    B.  Possibly 6 statute miles. 
    C.  Greater than 6 statute miles.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  84. 3486.(Fig.15) The only cloud type forecast in TAF reports is

    A.  Nimbostratus
    B.  Cumulonimbus
    C.  Scattered cumulus
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  85. 3487.  To best determine general forecast weather conditions over a flight information region, the pilot should prefer to

    A.  Aviation area forecasts
    B.  Satellite maps
    C.  Weather depiction charts
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  86. 3488. (Fig.16) what is the outlook for the southern half of Indiana after 0700Z?

    A.  VFR.
    B.  Scattered clouds at 10,000 feet.
    C.  Scattered clouds at 3000 feet AGL.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  87. 3489.  To determine the freezing level and areas of probable icing aloft, the pilot should refer to the

    A.  In-flight aviation weather advisories.
    B.  Weather depiction chart.
    C.  Area forecast.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  88. 3490.  The section of the area forecast entitled " VFR CLDS/WX" contains a general description of

    A.  Clouds and weather which cover an area of greater than 3000 square miles and is significant two VFR flight operations.
    B.  Cloudiness and weather significant to flight operations broken down by states or other geographical areas.
    C.  Forecast sky cover, cloud tops, visibility, and obstructions to vision along specific routes.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  89. 3491. (Fig.16) what sky condition and visibility are forecast for upper Michigan in the eastern portions after 2300Z?

    A.  Ceiling 1000 feet overcast and 3 to 5 statute miles visibility.
    B.  Ceiling 1000 feet overcast and 3 to 5 nautical miles and visibility. 
    C.  Ceiling of 100 feet overcast and 3 to 5 statute miles visibility. 
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  90. 3492. (Fig.16) the Chicago FA forecast section is valid until the 25th at

    A.  0800Z.
    B.  1400Z.
    C.  1945Z.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  91. 3493. (Fig.16) what sky condition and type obstructions to vision are forecast for upper Michigan in the western portions from 0200Z until 0500Z?

    A.  Ceiling becoming 100 feet overcast with visibility 3 to 5 statute miles in mist.
    B.  Ceiling becoming 1000 feet overcast with visibility 3 to 5 nautical miles in mist.
    C.  Ceiling becoming 1000 feet overcast with visibility 3 to 5 statute miles in mist.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  92. 3494.  To obtain a continuous transcribed weather briefing, including winds aloft and route forecasts for a cross-country flight, a pilot should monitor a

    A.  VHF radio receiver tuned to an Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS)  frequency.
    B.  Transcribed Weather Broadcast (TWEB) on an NDB or a VOR facility. 
    C.  Regularly scheduled weather broadcast on a VOR frequency.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  93. 3495.  What is indicated when a current CONVECTIVE SIGMET forecasts thunderstorms?

    A.  Moderate thunderstorms covering 30% of the area.
    B.  Thunderstorms obscured by massive cloud layers.
    C.  Moderate or severe turbulence.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  94. 3496.  What information is contained in a CONVECTIVE SIGMET?

    A.  Tornadoes, embedded thunderstorms, and hail 3/4 inch or greater in diameter.
    B.  Severe icing, severe turbulence, or widespread dust storms lowering visibility to less than 3 miles.
    C.  Surface winds greater than 40 knots or thunderstorms equal to or greater than video integrator processor (VIP) level 4.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  95. 3497.  SIGMETs are issued as a warning of weather conditions hazardous to which aircraft?

    A.  All aircraft
    B.  Small aircraft only
    C.  Large aircraft only
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  96. 3498.  Which in-flight advisory would contain information on severe icing not associated with thunderstorms?

    A.  AIRMET.
    B.  CONVECTIVE SIGMET.
    C.  SIGMET.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  97. 3499.  AIRMETs are advisories of significant weather phenomena but of lower intensities then SIGMETs and are intended for dissemination to

    A.  All pilots. 
    B.  Only VFR pilots.
    C.  Only IFR pilots.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  98. 3500. (Fig.17) what wind is forecast for STL at 9000 feet?

    A.  230° magnetic at 25 knots. 
    B.  230° true at 25 knots.
    C.  230° true at 32 knots. 
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  99. 3501. (Fig.17) what wind is forecast for STL at 12,000 feet?

    A.  230° magnetic at 56 knots.
    B.  230° true at 39 knots. 
    C.  230° true at 56 knots.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  100. 3502. (Fig.17) determine the wind and temperature aloft forecast for DEN at 9000 feet.

    A.  230° true at 53 knots, temperature -47° C.
    B.  230° true at 21 knots, temperature -4° C.
    C.  230° magnetic at 53 knots, temperature 47° C.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  101. 3503. (Fig.17) determine the wind and temperature aloft forecast for MKC at 6000 feet.

    A.  050° true at 7 knots, temperature missing.
    B.  200° magnetic at 6 knots, temperature +3° C
    C.  200° true at 6 knots, temperature +3° C.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  102. 3504. (Fig.17) what wind is forecast for STL at 12,000 feet?

    A.  230° true at 39 knots.
    B.  230° true at 106 knots.
    C.  230° magnetic at 39 knots.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  103. 3505.  What values are used for winds aloft forecasts?

    A.  Magnetic direction and knots.
    B.  True direction and knots.
    C.  Magnetic direction and miles per hour.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  104. 3506.  When the term " light and variable" is used in reference to a winds aloft forecast, the coded group and wind speed is

    A.  0000 and less than 7 knots. 
    B.  9900 and less than 5 knots.
    C.  9999 and less than 10 knots.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  105. 3507. (Fig.18) what is the status of the front that extends from Nebraska through the upper peninsula of Michigan?

    A.  Stationary.
    B.  Cold. 
    C.  Warm. 
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  106. 3508. (Fig.18) the IFR weather in northern Texas is due to

    A.  Intermittent rain.
    B.  Dust devils. 
    C.  Low ceilings.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  107. 3509. (Fig.18) of what value is the weather depiction chart to the pilot?

    A.  For a forecast of cloud coverage, visibility's, and frontal activity. 
    B.  For determining frontal trends and air mass characteristics.
    C.  For determining general weather conditions on which to base flight planning.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  108. 3510. (Fig.18) the marginal weather in central Kentucky is due to low

    A.  Ceiling.
    B.  Ceiling and visibility. 
    C.  Visibility.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  109. 3511. (Fig.18) what weather phenomenon is causing IFR conditions in Central Oklahoma?

    A.  Heavy rain showers.
    B.  Low ceilings and visibility. 
    C.  Low visibility only. 
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  110. 3512. (Fig.18) according to the weather depiction chart, the weather for a flight from Southern Michigan to North Indiana is ceilings

    A.  Less than 1000 feet and/or visibility less than 3 miles. 
    B.  Greater than 3000 feet and visibility greater than 5 miles
    C.  1000 to 3000 feet and/or visibility 3 to 5 miles. 
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  111. 3513.  Radar weather reports are of special interest to pilots because they indicate

    A.  Location of precipitation along with type, intensity, and cell movement of precipitation. 
    B.  Location of precipitation along with type, intensity, and trend.
    C.  Large areas of low ceilings and fog.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  112. 3514.  What information is provided by the radar summary chart that is not shown on other weather charts?

    A.  Ceilings and precipitation between reporting stations.
    B.  Lines and sells of hazardous thunderstorms.
    C.  Types of clouds between reporting stations.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  113. 3515. (Fig.19 area b) what is the top for precipitation of the radar return?

    A.  24,000 feet MSL.
    B.  24,000 feet AGL.
    C.  2400 feet MSL.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  114. 3516. (Fig.19 area b) what type of weather is occurring in the radar return?

    A.  Light to moderate rain showers. 
    B.  Continuous rain.
    C.  Rain showers increasing in intensity. 
    B.
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  115. 3518. (Fig.19 area e) the top of the precipitation of the cell is

    A.  16,000 feet AGL. 
    B.  25,000 feet MSL. 
    C.  16,000 feet MSL.
    C.
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  116. 3519.  What does the heavy dashed line that forms a large rectangular box on a radar summary chart refer to?

    A.  Areas of heavy rain.
    B.  Areas of hail 1/4 inch in diameter.
    C.  Severe weather watch area.
    C.
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  117. 3520. (Fig.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.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  118. 3521. (Fig.20) Interpret the weather symbol depicted in Utah on the 12 hour Significant Weather Prognostic Charts.

    A.  Base of clear air turbulence, 18,000 feet.
    B.  Moderate turbulence, surface to 18,000 feet.
    C.  Thunderstorm tops at 18,000 feet.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  119. 3522. (Fig.20) what weather is forecast for the Florida area just ahead of the stationary front during the first 12 hours?

    A.  Ceiling less than 1000 feet and/or visibility less than 3 miles with continuous precipitation.
    B.  Ceiling 1000 to 3000 feet and/or visibility 3 to 5 miles with intermittent precipitation.
    C.  Ceiling 1000 to 3000 feet and/or visibility 3 to 5 miles with continuous precipitation.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  120. 3523. (Fig.20) the enclosed shaded area associated with the low pressure system over northern Utah is forecast to have

    A.  Continuous snow
    B.  Continuous snow showers
    C.  Intermittent snow
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  121. 3524. (Fig.20) at what altitude is the freezing level over the middle of Florida on the 12 hour significant Weather Prognostic Charts?

    A.  12,000 feet. 
    B.  4,000 feet. 
    C.  8,000 feet.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  122. 3526.  What should pilots state initially when telephoning a weather briefing facility for preflight weather information?

    A.  Tell the number of occupants on board. 
    B.  State their total flight time.
    C.  Identify themselves as pilots.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  123. 3527.  What should pilots state initially when telephoning a weather briefing facility for preflight weather information?

    A.  The address of the pilot in command.
    B.  The intended route of flight and destination. 
    C.  The intended route of flight radio frequencies. 
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  124. 3528.  When telephoning a weather briefing facility for preflight weather information, pilots should state

    A.  That they possess a current pilot certificate.
    B.  The full name and address of the formation commander. 
    C.  Whether they intend to fly VFR only.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  125. 3616.  How should contact be established with an En Route Flight Advisory Service (EFAS) station, and what service would be expected?

    A.  Call flight watch on 122.0 for information regarding actual weather and thunderstorm activity along proposed route.
    B.  Call EFAS on 122.2 for routine weather, current reports on hazardous weather, and altimeter settings.
    C.  Call flight assistance on 122.5 for advisory service pertaining to severe weather.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  126. 3617.  What service should a pilot normally expect from an En Route Flight Advisory Service (EFAS) station?

    A.  Actual weather information and thunderstorm activity along the route. 
    B.  Severe weather information, changes to flight plans, and receipt of routine position reports.
    C.  Preferential routing and radar vectoring to circumnavigate severe weather.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  127. 3630. (Fig.22) On what frequency can a pilot receive Hazardous In-flight Weather Advisory Service (HIWAS) in the vicinity of area 1?

    A.  117.1 MHz. 
    B.  122.0 MHz.
    C.  118.0 MHz.
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  128. 3823.  Below FL180, en route weather advisories should be obtained from an FSS on

    A.  123.6 MHz.
    B.  122.1 MHz. 
    C.  122.0 MHz.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  129. 4072.  The destination Airport has one runway, 08-26, and the wind is calm.  The normal approach in calm wind is a left hand pattern to runway O8.  There is no other traffic at the Airport.  A thunderstorm about 6 miles west is beginning its mature stage, and rain is starting to reach the ground.  The pilot decides to

    A fly the pattern to runway 08 since the storm is too far away to affect the wind at the Airport.
    B.  Fly the normal pattern to runway 08 since the storm is west and moving north and any unexpected wind will be from the east or south east toward the storm.
    C.  Fly an approach to runway 26 since any unexpected wind due to the storm will be westerly.
    C.

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