NAR JrHPP Level 1 Practice Exam 2020-V2 Edition: Section B - FAR 101 Subpart C

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Question B1
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations (FAR) governing amateur rockets is:

A. FAR 101 Subpart C
B. FAR 91.103
C. FAR 61.58


Question B2
The FAA Class 1 Model Rocket definition includes:

A. A rocket that weighs no more than 2000 grams
B. A rocket that uses no more than 125 grams (4.4 ounces) of propellant
C. A rocket that uses fast- or slow-burning propellant


Question B3
A Class 1 Model Rocket could be a NAR-defined rocket requiring L1 certification.

A. True
B. False


Question B4
Launching Class 2 High Power rockets requires the following:

A. Equal or greater than 5 (five) miles horizontal visibility at any altitude
B. Separation from persons or property not involved in the operation of the greater of 457 meters (1500 feet) or one-quarter (1/4) of the expected altitude
C. Both “A” and “B”


Question B5
Does the planned launch of a Class 1 model rocket require ATC notification?

A. Yes
B. No


Question B6
You are visiting your uncle’s ranch in Montana that shares a border with Canada. You want to launch rockets there to show your uncle that it’s a cool hobby. The winds there are normally out of the south, and there is a good chance the rockets will drift into your uncle’s neighbor’s property in Canada. What should you do?

A. Go ahead and launch, your uncle and his Canadian neighbor are good friends
B. Contact the local sheriff’s office for coordination with the Canadian Mounties
C. Do not launch unless you can verify that there is an agreement between the US and Canadian governments that allows the activity


Question B7
For a Class 2 rocket launch, appropriate information must be provided to the FAA ATC facility nearest to the intended launch operation:

A. No earlier than three days prior to the launch operation
B. No later than 24 hours prior to the launch operation
C. Both “A” and “B”


Question B8
The next day after your L1 certification flight, you want to fly it again on the same motor. Your recording altimeter verified the pre-flight simulation result that the rocket achieved an altitude of approximately 3,500 feet above ground. Now overcast cloud layers have been verified at 3,000 feet above ground over the launch area. What is NOT an appropriate course of action per the FAA requirements for Class 2 rockets?

A. Fly the rocket if the RSO approves it
B. Wait until the cloud cover moves or is verified at or above 3,500 feet
C. Choose a lower-power motor that you verify with simulation software will safely fly to an altitude at or below 3,000 feet


Question B9
Flying a Class 2 rocket between the hours of sunset and sunrise does NOT require prior FAA authorization.

A. True
B. False


Question B10
Whose responsibility is it to avoid creating a hazardous situation with aircraft with a rocket?

A. The airplane pilot – he or she must remain vigilant to avoid threats posed by amateur rockets
B. The operator of an amateur rocket is responsible for avoiding the creation of a hazardous situation for other aircraft
C. No one - it’s a big sky and there’s no hazard that can be created for an aircraft by a amateur rocket


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