1. Which of these instruments do you NOT need for an IFR flight?

A. Engine oil pressure gauge

B. Magnetic compass

C. Fuel gauge for each tank

D. Vertical Speed Indicator

E. Slip-skid indicator

F. Directional gyro


2. Seeing which of these things will not allow you to descend below DA / MDA and land on an instrument approach?

A. Threshold

B. Runway markings

C. Taxiway lights

D. Runway lights

E. Threshold lights

F. Runway end identifier lights


3. Which of the following are required to maintain instrument currency in an aircraft?

A. Stalls in IMC of with a view-limiting device

B. Unusual attitude recoveries

C. Holding procedures

D. Emergency descents


4. You’re planning an IFR flight with 45 minutes of fuel reserve past your intended point of landing. What’s the minimum weather you need to not file an alternate for your flight? [At least + / – 1 hour around your ETA]

A. Ceilings 1,000+ MSL; 1 SM Visibility

B. Ceilings 2,000+ MSL; 3 SM Visibility

C. Ceilings 3,000+ MSL; 3 SM Visibility

D. Ceilings 1,000+ AGL; 1 SM Visibility

E. Ceilings 2,000+ AGL; 3 SM Visibility

F. Ceilings 3,500+ AGL; 3 SM Visibility


5. You’re in IMC and you start to notice your instruments are displaying erroneous indications. You suspect a static port blockage. What indications will you get on your instruments if you have a static blockage?

A. Airspeed indicator reads inaccurately; altimeter goes to 0; VSI reads 0

B. Airspeed indicator reads 0 knots; altimeter remains constant; VSI reads 0

C. Airspeed indicator reverse indications; altimeter remains constant; VSI shows a climb

D. Airspeed indicator reads inaccurately; altimeter remains constant; VSI reads “0”














        Answers:  1. D;  2. C;  3. C;  4. E;  5. D