1. A clearance to descend "at pilot's discretion" means that you may______.
Either maintain level flight or climb, whichever you prefer.
Descend to the specified altitude whenever, and at whatever rate, you feel most appropriate.
Descend to the specified altitude as soon as conditions allow.
2. At a towered airport, being cleared for "the option" means that you may perform a _____.
Touch-and-go, stop-and-go, or full-stop landing
Low approach or a missed approach
Both A and B
3. Fifteen minutes ago you called Flight Service to modify a previously-filed IFR route. Now that you are ready to copy your clearance from ATC, which of the following requests would help you verify that your clearance contains the amended route?
"Request full route clearance."
"Request clearance as filed."
"Request most recent clearance."
4. What does the Off-Route Obstruction Clearance Altitude (OROCA) provide when within its quadrant?
Navigational signal coverage within 22 nautical miles of a station.
1,000 feet of obstacle clearance in areas designated as non-mountainous.
1,000 feet of obstacle clearance in areas designated as non-mountainous, as well as the ability to communicate with ATC.
5. As part of your IFR clearance to depart a nontowered field, ATC says "Clearance void if not off by 1520 Zulu." This means that you should_____ .
Be prepared to skip checklist items, if necessary, to make the void time.
Have initiated your taxi prior to 1520 Zulu.
Be in the air prior to 1520 Zulu.
6. Which altitude should be flown when cleared "VFR-on-Top?"
VFR altitudes following the hemispherical rule.
IFR altitudes following the hemispherical rule.
Any altitude the pilot chooses.
7. You are approaching Baker, MT (KBHK) when ATC says that you are "Cleared Approach." Which approach should be used?
The approach with the Initial Approach Fix (IAF) closest to your current position.
The approach with the lowest minimums must be used.
The pilot is cleared to fly any approach at KBHK they choose.
8. As you are approaching Bozeman, MT (KBZN) (within a designated mountainous area) from the southeast you look at the ILS RWY 12 approach and see the Minimum Safe Altitude (MSA) for your position is 12,100 feet MSL. How many feet of obstacle clearance are you assured when flying in this quadrant?
9. Which of the following items are required in order to execute a contact approach?
The pilot must be on an IFR flight plan.
The pilot must be in possession of an instrument approach chart for the airport.
The pilot must remain clear of clouds, have at least one statute mile visibility, and have the ground in sight.
All of the above.
10. What is the difference between Decision Altitude (DA) and Decision Height (DH)?
DA is in feet MSL and DH is in feet AGL.
DA is in feet AGL and DH is in feet MSL.