Ham General License Practice Quiz


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G0A08: Which of the following steps must an amateur operator take to ensure compliance with RF safety regulations when transmitter power exceeds levels specified in part 97.13?

Post a copy of FCC Part 97 in the station
Post a copy of OET Bulletin 65 in the station
Perform a routine RF exposure evaluation
All of these choices are correct

G0B07: Which of the following should be observed for safety when climbing on a tower using a safety belt or harness?

Never lean back and rely on the belt alone to support your weight
Always attach the belt safety hook to the belt D-ring with the hook opening away from the tower
Ensure that all heavy tools are securely fastened to the belt D-ring
Make sure that your belt is grounded at all times

G1A07: Which of the following frequencies is within the General Class portion of the 75 meter phone band?

1875 kHz
3750 kHz
3900 kHz
4005 kHz

G1B03: Which of the following is a purpose of a beacon station as identified in the FCC Rules?

Observation of propagation and reception
Automatic identification of repeaters
Transmission of bulletins of general interest to Amateur Radio licensees
Identifying net frequencies

G1C04: Which of the following is a limitation on transmitter power on the 14 MHz band?

Only the minimum power necessary to carry out the desired communications should be used
Power must be limited to 200 watts when transmitting between 14.100 MHz and 14.150 MHz
Power should be limited as necessary to avoid interference to another radio service on the frequency
Effective radiated power cannot exceed 3000 watts

G1D02: What license examinations may you administer when you are an accredited VE holding a General Class operator license?

General and Technician
General only
Technician only
Extra, General and Technician

G1E06: Which of the following applies in the event of interference between a coordinated repeater and an uncoordinated repeater?

The licensee of the non-coordinated repeater has primary responsibility to resolve the interference
The licensee of the coordinated repeater has primary responsibility to resolve the interference
Both repeater licensees share equal responsibility to resolve the interference
The frequency coordinator bears primary responsibility to resolve the interference

G2A11: What does the expression "CQ DX" usually indicate?

A general call for any station
The caller is listening for a station in Germany
The caller is looking for any station outside their own country
A distress call

G2B07: Which of the following complies with good amateur practice when choosing a frequency on which to initiate a call?

Check to see if the channel is assigned to another station
Identify your station by transmitting your call sign at least 3 times
Follow the voluntary band plan for the operating mode you intend to use
All of these choices are correct

G2C02: What should you do if a CW station sends "QRS"?

Send slower
Change frequency
Increase your power
Repeat everything twice

G2D06: How is a directional antenna pointed when making a 'long-path' contact with another station?

Toward the rising Sun
Along the gray line
180 degrees from its short-path heading
Toward the north

G2E06: What is the most common frequency shift for RTTY emissions in the amateur HF bands?

85 Hz
170 Hz
425 Hz
850 Hz

G3A07: At what point in the solar cycle does the 20 meter band usually support worldwide propagation during daylight hours?

At the summer solstice
Only at the maximum point of the solar cycle
Only at the minimum point of the solar cycle
At any point in the solar cycle

G3B05: What usually happens to radio waves with frequencies below the Maximum Usable Frequency (MUF) and above the Lowest Usable Frequency (LUF) when they are sent into the ionosphere?

They are bent back to the Earth
They pass through the ionosphere
They are amplified by interaction with the ionosphere
They are bent and trapped in the ionosphere to circle the Earth

G3C09: What type of radio wave propagation allows a signal to be detected at a distance too far for ground wave propagation but too near for normal sky-wave propagation?

Faraday rotation
Scatter
Sporadic-E skip
Short-path skip

G4A06: What type of device is often used to enable matching the transmitter output to an impedance other than 50 ohms?

Balanced modulator
SWR Bridge
Antenna coupler
Q Multiplier

G4B01: What item of test equipment contains horizontal and vertical channel amplifiers?

An ohmmeter
A signal generator
An ammeter
An oscilloscope

G4C04: What is the effect on an audio device or telephone system if there is interference from a nearby CW transmitter?

On-and-off humming or clicking
A CW signal at a nearly pure audio frequency
A chirpy CW signal
Severely distorted audio

G4D03: Which of the following can be the result of an incorrectly adjusted speech processor?

Distorted speech
Splatter
Excessive background pickup
All of these choices are correct

G4E08: What is the name of the process by which sunlight is changed directly into electricity?

Photovoltaic conversion
Photon emission
Photosynthesis
Photon decomposition

G5A09: What unit is used to measure reactance?

Farad
Ohm
Ampere
Siemens

G5B05: How many watts are dissipated when a current of 7.0 milliamperes flows through 1.25 kilohms?

Approximately 61 milliwatts
Approximately 61 watts
Approximately 11 milliwatts
Approximately 11 watts

G5C10: What is the inductance of three 10 millihenry inductors connected in parallel?

.30 Henrys
3.3 Henrys
3.3 millihenrys
30 millihenrys

G6A04: Which of the following is an advantage of an electrolytic capacitor?

Tight tolerance
Non-polarized
High capacitance for given volume
Inexpensive RF capacitor

G6B01: What is the peak-inverse-voltage rating of a rectifier?

The maximum voltage the rectifier will handle in the conducting direction
1.4 times the AC frequency
The maximum voltage the rectifier will handle in the non-conducting direction
2.8 times the AC frequency

G6C11: What is a microprocessor?

A low power analog signal processor used as a microwave detector
A computer on a single integrated circuit
A microwave detector, amplifier, and local oscillator on a single integrated circuit
A low voltage amplifier used in a microwave transmitter modulator stage

G7A02: Which of the following components are used in a power-supply filter network?

Diodes
Transformers and transducers
Quartz crystals
Capacitors and inductors

G7B04: Which of the following describes the function of a two input NOR gate?

Output is high when either or both inputs are low
Output is high only when both inputs are high
Output is low when either or both inputs are high
Output is low only when both inputs are high

G7C09: Which of the following is needed for a Digital Signal Processor IF filter?

An analog to digital converter
A digital to analog converter
A digital processor chip
All of the these choices are correct

G8A11: What happens to the RF carrier signal when a modulating audio signal is applied to an FM transmitter?

The carrier frequency changes proportionally to the instantaneous amplitude of the modulating signal
The carrier frequency changes proportionally to the amplitude and frequency of the modulating signal
The carrier amplitude changes proportionally to the instantaneous frequency of the modulating signal
The carrier phase changes proportionally to the instantaneous amplitude of the modulating signal

G8B05: Why isn't frequency modulated (FM) phone used below 29.5 MHz?

The transmitter efficiency for this mode is low
Harmonics could not be attenuated to practical levels
The wide bandwidth is prohibited by FCC rules
The frequency stability would not be adequate

G9A04: What is the reason for the occurrence of reflected power at the point where a feed line connects to an antenna?

Operating an antenna at its resonant frequency
Using more transmitter power than the antenna can handle
A difference between feed-line impedance and antenna feed-point impedance
Feeding the antenna with unbalanced feed line

G9B03: What happens to the feed-point impedance of a ground-plane antenna when its radials are changed from horizontal to downward-sloping?

It decreases
It increases
It stays the same
It reaches a maximum at an angle of 45 degrees

G9C17: Approximately how long is each leg of a symmetrical delta-loop antenna?

1/4 wavelength
1/3 wavelength
1/2 wavelength
2/3 wavelength

G9D06: Which of the following is an advantage of a log periodic antenna?

Wide bandwidth
Higher gain per element than a Yagi antenna
Harmonic suppression
Polarization diversity