SSA Bronze Badge Study Guide Q161-180

161) At 13,000 feet MSL, do FARs require oxygen use by the pilot?
a) at all times, passengers must also use oxygen.
b) at all times.
c) at all times, after 30 minutes above 12,500 feet.
d) it is not required at this altitude.

162) At an altitude of 14,500 when is oxygen use required by FARs?
a) at all times, for the pilot only.
b) at all times if the planned duration at that altitude is more than 30 minutes.
c) at all times by all occupants of the aircraft.
d) it must only be provided, not used.

163) At 10,000 when is oxygen use required by the pilot?
a) at all times, passengers must also use oxygen.
b) at all times.
c) at all times, after 30 minutes above 12,500 feet.
d) it is not required at this altitude.

164) At 15,100 MSL, which statement is false regarding oxygen?
a) It must be used by the pilot.
b) It must be used by the passengers.
c) It must be provided for passengers.
d) both B and C are false.

165) Severe weather containing high winds, turbulence, thunderstorms with lightning and hail is know as a squal line. The squal line is associsted with?
a) occluded fronts
b) warm fronts
c) stationaly fronts
d) fast moving cold fronts

166) While thermaling at 4,500 feet from which direction would you expect most VFR traffic to come?
a) it is not possible to predict.
b) easterly (flying westerly).
c) westerly (flying easterly).
d) north (flying southerly).

167) While thermaling at 5,500 feet from which direction would you expect most VFR traffic to come?
a) it is not possible to predict.
b) easterly (flying westerly).
c) westerly (flying easterly).
d) north (flying southerly).

168) What service can an FSS provide for a pilot wishing to fly into an MOA?
a) provide clearance into the area.
b) provide information on the use or non use of the area.
c) provide traffic advisories in the MOA.

169) A blue airport surrounded by a dashed blue circle indicates which type of airspace?
a) Class E
b) Class B
c) Class C
d) Class D

170) Using depth perception is the preferred method for determining your height above the ground in preparation for an off field landing.
a) true
b) false

171) Class D airspace is indicated on a sectional chart by
a) segmented magenta circle
b) segmented blue circle and a blue airport
c) solid blue circle and a blue airport
d) solid magenta circle

172) For flight into Class B airspace what is required?
1. student rating or better
2. private rating or better
3. radio contact
4. ATC clearance (controller permission)
5. Mode C transponder
6. transponder (mode C optional)
a) 1, 3, & 5 are correct
b) 1, 4, & 5 are correct
c) 1, 3, & 6 are correct
d) 2, 4, & 5 are correct

173) A soaring duration flight is timed from _____ to touchdown.
a) takeoff
b) tow release
c) arrival over the start gate

174) The altitude gain for an altitude height is measured from ____ to_____.
a) tow release height, highest point in the flight
b) any low point, highest point in the flight
c) any low point after release from tow, and the subsequent highest point
d) tow release height, subsequent highest point

175) The departure point for distance type flights may be
1. takeoff point
2. point of release
3. crossing a start line
4. remote departure point
a) any of the above
b) 1, 2, or 3
c) 2, 3, or 4
d) 1 or 2

176) How much altitude will a glider with a 32:1 glide ratio lose while traveling one NAUTICAL mile in still air?
a) 320 feet
b) 165 feet
c) 533 feet
d) 190 feet

177) A STATUTE mile is ____ feet long, a NAUTICAL mile is ____ feet long. On a sectional chart, each graduation on longitude lines is ___ apart.
a) 5280, 6080, 1 nautical mile
b) 6080, 5280, 1 nautical mile
c) 5280, 6080, 1 statute mile
d) 6080, 5280, 1 statute mile

178) What is a good rule of thumb for determining when to leave a thermal on a cross country flight?
a) when no more altitude can be gained.
b) when enough altitude has been gained to reach the next thermal.
c) when the lift drops to about 75% of the highest variometer reading, and the next thermal can be reached.
d) when the lift drops to about 50% of the highest variometer reading, and the next thermal can be reached.

179) It is particularly important to be as high as possible
a) in preparation for the final glide.
b) when thermals are strongest.
c) toward the end of the thermal day.
d) at all times.

180) While ridge soaring, which technique should be used to overtake a slower glider?
a) fly directly over the slower glider.
b) fly directly under the slower glider.
c) pass on the ridge side of the slower glider.
d) pass on the upwind side, away from the ridge.

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