5 ATTENT. METEO. EXAM. PREP.

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5 ATTENT. METEO. EXAM. PREP.

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Question 1

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366 You depart from MIKONOS(LGMK), situated 400 feet above mean sea level (AMSL)), with a QNH of 988 hpa set on the altimeter subscale. The flight is conducted towards an area of high pressure, and you inadvertently fail to reset the setting on the subscale. What will the altimeter read when the aircraft lands at KASTELI-MIL(LGTL), which has the elevation of approx.1200 feet AMSL, if the QNH there is 1015 hpa?
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  • O 390 feet.
  • O 810 feet. .
  • O 2100 feet.
  • O 2010 feet

Question 2

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367 The environmental lapse rate is observed to be 2.5°C/1000 feet. Which of the following statements is correct?
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  • O A dry parcel of air would be stable, if it was forced to rise.
  • O A dry parcel of air would be unstable, if it was forced to rise.
  • O A saturated parcel of air would be stable, if it was forced to rise.
  • O none of those.

Question 3

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372 A warm occlusion forms when
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  • O cold air is forcing warm air to rise over colder air,
  • O colder air is forcing warm air to rise over warm air.
  • O warm air is forcing warm air to rise over colder air.
  • O none of those.

Question 4

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374 Cloud bases in TAFs and METARs are given in heights:
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  • O above official aerodrome level.
  • O above the 1013.25 hpa level.
  • O above mean sea level (AMSL).
  • O none of those

Question 5

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375 As a warm front approaches, the cloud base:
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  • O lowers.
  • O rises.
  • O remains constant.
  • O depents on the temperature

Question 6

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376 If radiation fog forms on a clear night with light winds, an increase in wind strength from 5 knots to 10 knots:
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  • O may cause the fog to lift and become low stratus.
  • O will change radiation fog to advection fog.
  • O will have no effect.
  • O will dissipate fog

Question 7

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377 When water changes to ice:
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  • O latent heat is released.
  • O latent heat is absorbed.
  • O specific heat is absorbed.
  • O Specific heat is released

Question 8

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378 What are the conditions generally associated with anticyclones?
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  • O Moderate or poor visibility and no convective cloud of any extent.
  • O Fair weather cumulus and light winds.
  • O Stratus and drizzle and advection fog.
  • O Convective clouds and light rain

Question 9

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383 What force prevents air travelling directly from high to low pressure areas?
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  • O The Coriolis force.
  • O Surface friction.
  • O The pressure gradient force.
  • O Centrifugal force

Question 10

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387 Which is true regarding high- or low-pressure systems?
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  • O A low-pressure area or trough is an area of rising air.
  • O A high-pressure area or ridge is an area of rising air.
  • O Both high- and low-pressure areas are characterized by descending air.
  • O A high-pressure area or ridge is an area of cold air

Question 11

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391 Which of the following are middle clouds?
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  • O Ac, As
  • O Cb, Ns
  • O Sc, St
  • O Ci, Cc

Question 12

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392 FEW in a METAR refers to a cloud coverage of
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  • O 1 to 2 octas
  • O 2 to 3 octas
  • O 3 to 4 octas
  • O 4 to 5 octas

Question 13

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393 SCT in a METAR refers to a cloud coverage of
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  • O 3 to 4 octas
  • O 1 to 2 octas
  • O 4 to 5 octas
  • O 5 to 6 octas

Question 14

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394 .BKN in a METAR refers to a cloud coverage of
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  • O 5 to 7 octas
  • O 1 to 2 octas
  • O 3 to 4 octas
  • O 4 to 5 octas

Question 15

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395 OVC in a METAR refers to a cloud coverage of
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  • O 8 octas
  • O 1 to 2 octas
  • O 3 to 4 octas
  • O 5 to 7 octas

Question 16

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396 Precipitation that starts and stops suddenly is refered as
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  • O Shower
  • O Drizzle
  • O Virga
  • O Sleet

Question 17

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397 .RVR is measured when the visibility is decreased below
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  • O 1500 meters
  • O 1000 meters
  • O 1000 feet
  • O 1500 feet

Question 18

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399 Fog is reported when the visibility is less than
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  • O 1000 meters
  • O 1500 meters
  • O 2000 meters
  • O 500 meters

Question 19

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402 Which time of a day is most likely for radiation fog to form ?
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  • O A Early in the morning
  • O B Early in the afternoon
  • O C Any time
  • O D At midday

Question 20

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403 Name the cloud. (Fig. 35)
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  • O Ac
  • O Sc
  • O Cu
  • O Cc

Question 21

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404 (Fig.37) Estimate stage of storm that may be encountered?
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  • O Cumulus
  • O Mature
  • O Dissipating
  • O None of them.

Question 22

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408 (Fig. 46) Valley fog, or ……………………………………….?
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  • O stratus.
  • O radiation fog.
  • O Virga
  • O stratocumulus.

Question 23

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409 (Fig.47). Describe the stage of the storm seen in the background.
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  • O Dissipating stage.
  • O Cu-congestus (towering cumulus)
  • O Cu stage.
  • O Mature stage.

Question 24

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410 .(Fig.48). Watch and name it.
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  • O Ac lenticularis.
  • O Cu fair weather.
  • O Cu lenticularis.
  • O Sc lenticularis.

Question 25

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411 What does the following illustriation depict? (Fig. 54)
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  • O A warm occlusion.
  • O A cold occlusion.
  • O A warm front.
  • O A cold front.

Question 26

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412 Νame the cloud. (Fig.36)
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  • O Ci
  • O Cc
  • O Cu
  • O Ac

Question 27

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413 Νame the cloud. (Fig.44)
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  • O Cs
  • O Cc
  • O Cu
  • O Ac

Question 28

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414 Νame the cloud. (Fig.45)
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  • O Ns
  • O Cc
  • O Cu
  • O Ac

Question 29

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419 (Fig.53). The symbols E and F, appearing on a forecast weather chart, respectively means:
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  • O Tropical storm and hurricane.
  • O Rain shower and snow shower.
  • O Typhoon and tropical storm.
  • O Moderate and extreme turbulence.

Question 30

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423 Complete the statement according to (Fig.50 - 33). "The faster moving cold front(a) catches up to the slower-moving warm front(b) and forces it to rise off the ground. This is the formation of……………………………………….?"
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  • O cold front occlusion.
  • O warm front occlusion.
  • O stationary front occlusion
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