AMT 220: Aviation Metereology Test 1

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Question 1

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What is considered a "Variable" gas in the atmosphere?

 
 
 
  
 
  • Question 2

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    What is "absolute zero"?

      
      
      
      
     
  • Question 3

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    What is the lowest level of the atmosphere?

      
      
      
      
     
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    At what approximate altitude is is the tropopause?

      
      
      
      
     
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    At what daytime cabin pressure altitude is supplemental oxygen recommended?

      
      
      
      
     
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    What is the temperature at sea level in the standard atmosphere?

      
      
      
      
     
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    In the standard atmosphere, what would the approximate temperature be at 10,000 feet?

      
      
      
      
     
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    What refers to the transfer of energy through the movement of mass?

      
      
      
      
      
     
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    What is the tilt of the earth's axis in reference to the plane of its orbit around the sun?

      
      
      
      
     
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    What is the measurement of the temperature of air approximately 5 feet off of the ground called?

      
      
      
      
     
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    What temperature measurement is normally higher because of air friction?

      
      
      
      
     
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    Where Isotherms are depicted as being close together-

      
      
      
      
     
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    What is the weight of a single column of air, 1 inch by 1 inch at sea level, on a standard day?

      
      
      
      
     
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    What would the measurement be from a mercurial barometer at 5000 feet above sea level on a standard day?

      
      
      
      
     
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    What type of pressure measuring instrument is the most used outside of the observatory or laboratory?

      
      
      
      
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    What is the atmospheric pressure that is extrapolated to give a reading accounting for variances in station elevation?

      
      
     

    Adjusted pressure

     

    Elevation pressure

     
  • Question 17

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    On a constant pressure chart, lines of constant height are called

      
      
      
      
     
  • Question 18

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    What would the approximate pressure altitude be in millibars at 34,000 feet?

      
      
      
      
     
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    The most important aviation application of the concept of atmospheric pressure is

      
      
      
      
      
     
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    Which is not a specific cause of altimeter error?

      
      
      
      
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  • Question 21

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    What does "1/2SM R36L/2400FT" mean on a METAR report?

      
      
      
      
     
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    What is pressure altitude corrected for nonstandard temperature differences?

      
      
      
      
     
  • Question 23

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    What relative direction does Air Traffic Control give wind direction readings from?

      
      
      
      
     
  • Question 24

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    Coriolis force makes things in motion deflect to the _______ in the Northern Hemisphere and ________ in the Southern Hemisphere

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  • Question 25

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    Regarding friction, when the winds are strong, the boundary layer is ________ over rough terrain

      
      
      
      
     

Monday, September 19, 2016 6:18:24 AM MST

 

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