FAA Private Pilot Weather Test 2
In which situation is advection fog most likely to form?
When may hazardous wind shear be expected?
What is meant by the term "dewpoint"?
What cloud types would indicate convective turbulence?
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?
One weather phenomenon which will always occur when flying across a front is a change in the
An almond or lens-shaped cloud which appears stationary, but which may contain winds of 50 knots or more, is referred to as
The amount of water vapor which air can hold depends on the
What is a characteristic of stable air?
If the temperature/dewpoint spread is small and decreasing, and the temperature is 62 °F, what type weather is most likely to develop?
(Refer to Figure 17.) Determine the wind and temperature aloft forecast for DEN at 9,000 feet.
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
What is indicated when a current CONVECTIVE SIGMET forecasts thunderstorms?
When speaking to an AFSS weather briefer you should state
(Refer to Figure 15.) What is the valid period for the TAF for KMEM?
(Refer to Figure 14.) The intensity of the turbulence reported at a specific altitude is
Which conditions result in the formation of frost?
A temperature inversion would most likely result in which weather condition?
SIGMET's are issued as a warning of weather conditions hazardous to which aircraft?
(Refer to Figure 260, area D.) Immediately to the left of the letter D in western New York, what are the surface winds?
The suffix "nimbus," used in naming clouds, means
When requesting weather information for the following morning, a pilot should request
(Refer to Figure 19.) What weather is forecast for the Florida area just ahead of the stationary front during the first 12 hours?
Which type weather briefing should a pilot request, when departing within the hour, if no preliminary weather information has been received?
Crests of standing mountain waves may be marked by stationary, lens-shaped clouds known as
(Refer to Figure 15.) What is the forecast wind for KMEM from 1600Z until the end of the forecast?
A weather briefing that is provided when the information requested is 6 or more hours in advance of the proposed departure time is
One of the most easily recognized discontinuities across a front is
One in-flight condition necessary for structural icing to form is
Cumulonimbus Mamma clouds are associated with
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