Pass mark 75% from twenty randomly chosen questions.
#1 The Geostrophic Wind flows:
#2 A METAR is a weather:
#3 Virga means:
#4 Considering the following METAR for Catania-Fontanarossa airport: LICC 231020Z 23007KT 200V280 9999 FEW060 13/04 Q1028=. Which of the following statements is not incorrect?
Location: LICC Day of month: 23 Time: 10:20 UTC Wind: True direction = 230 degrees, Speed: 7 knots Wind direction is variable between 200 and 280 Visibility: 10 km or more Clouds: Few (1-2 oktas), at 6000 feet above aerodrome level Temperature: 13 degrees Celsius Dewpoint: 04 degrees Celsius QNH (Sea-level pressure): 1028 hPa
#5 If ice forms over the static vent of an aircraft and blocks it during the climb, the altimeter will read:
#6 Clear ice occurs when:
#7 A cold front moves ________ a warm front.
#8 If flying on a hazy afternoon in Britain, in which direction will visibility be greatest?
#9 For saturated air, the lapse rate is _______________ ; this is called the Saturated Adiabatic Lapse Rate (SALR)
#10 Water has a ________ Specific Heat Capacity than land. (Fill in the missing space correctly.)
#11 The __________ is the boundary in the Earth’s atmosphere between the troposphere and the stratosphere.
#12 There is a natural tendency for air to flow to areas of ________ pressure from areas of ________ pressure. (Fill in the missing spaces correctly.)
#13 In the UK, away from exposed coasts, airmass thunderstorms are most likely to occur in:
#14 When a wind changes direction from Southerly to South-Westerly, it is said to have:
#15 What is an area of high pressure called?
#16 A TAF is a weather:
#17 In the northern hemisphere, if you stand with your back to the wind, where would you expect the low pressure region to be?
#18 When referring to alto-cumulous cloud, what does the prefix “alto” mean?
#19 A tropical maritime airstream will produce:
#20 What is the wind that flows down the side of mountain slopes at night called?