FAA Private Pilot Weather Test 2



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What is meant by the term "dewpoint"?

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What is a characteristic of stable air?

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When may hazardous wind shear be expected?

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Crests of standing mountain waves may be marked by stationary, lens-shaped clouds known as

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If the temperature/dewpoint spread is small and decreasing, and the temperature is 62 °F, what type weather is most likely to develop?

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(Refer to Figure 15.) What is the forecast wind for KMEM from 1600Z until the end of the forecast?

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A temperature inversion would most likely result in which weather condition?

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(Refer to Figure 17.) Determine the wind and temperature aloft forecast for DEN at 9,000 feet.

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(Refer to Figure 14.) The intensity of the turbulence reported at a specific altitude is

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In which situation is advection fog most likely to form?

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Cumulonimbus Mamma clouds are associated with

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(Refer to Figure 19.) What weather is forecast for the Florida area just ahead of the stationary front during the first 12 hours?

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One weather phenomenon which will always occur when flying across a front is a change in the

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The amount of water vapor which air can hold depends on the

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When speaking to an AFSS weather briefer you should state

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What cloud types would indicate convective turbulence?

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Which type weather briefing should a pilot request, when departing within the hour, if no preliminary weather information has been received?

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One of the most easily recognized discontinuities across a front is

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A pilot can expect a wind-shear zone in a temperature inversion whenever the windspeed at 2,000 to 4,000 feet above the surface is at least

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A weather briefing that is provided when the information requested is 6 or more hours in advance of the proposed departure time is

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The suffix "nimbus," used in naming clouds, means

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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 is 38 °F?

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When requesting weather information for the following morning, a pilot should request

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An almond or lens-shaped cloud which appears stationary, but which may contain winds of 50 knots or more, is referred to as

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What is indicated when a current CONVECTIVE SIGMET forecasts thunderstorms?

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SIGMET's are issued as a warning of weather conditions hazardous to which aircraft?

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Which conditions result in the formation of frost?

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(Refer to Figure 260, area D.) Immediately to the left of the letter D in western New York, what are the surface winds?

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(Refer to Figure 15.) What is the valid period for the TAF for KMEM?

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One in-flight condition necessary for structural icing to form is

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