Practice Exam

Element 3: General (EXPIRED)

G6A02

1. Which of the following types of capacitors are often used in power supply circuits to filter the rectified AC?

G1C09

2. What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmitted on the 1.25 meter and 70 centimeter bands

G9B01

3. What is one disadvantage of a directly fed random-wire antenna?

G0B15

4. Which of the following is true of an emergency generator installation?

G5B05

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

G6B02

6. What are two major ratings that must not be exceeded for silicon diode rectifiers?

G8B11

7. How does forward error correction allow the receiver to correct errors in received data packets?

G5C04

8. What is the total resistance of three 100-ohm resistors in parallel?

G2C09

9. What does the Q signal "QSL" mean?

G2B11

10. What frequency should be used to send a distress call?

G1B12

11. Who or what determines "good engineering and good amateur practice" as applied to the operation of an amateur station in all respects not covered by the Part 97 rules?

G4E01

12. What is a "capacitance hat", when referring to a mobile antenna?

G4D03

13. Which of the following can be the result of an incorrectly adjusted speech processor?

G6C09

14. Which of the following is a characteristic of a liquid crystal display?

G0A04

15. What does "time averaging" mean in reference to RF radiation exposure?

G1D06

16. When must you add the special identifier "AG" after your call sign if you are a Technician Class licensee and have a CSCE for General Class operator privileges, but the FCC has not yet posted your upgrade on its Web site?

G4C10

17. What could be a symptom of a ground loop somewhere in your station?

G3C11

18. Which of the following antenna types will be most effective for skip communications on 40 meters during the day?

G1E08

19. Which of the following is a requirement for a non-licensed person to communicate with a foreign Amateur Radio station from a station with an FCC granted license at which a licensed control operator is present?

G2A09

20. Why do most amateur stations use lower sideband on the 160, 75 and 40 meter bands?

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G7A09

21. Which symbol in figure G7-1 represents a field effect transistor?

G3B11

22. What happens to HF propagation when the Lowest Usable Frequency (LUF) exceeds the Maximum Usable Frequency (MUF)?

G2D02

23. Which of the following are objectives of the Amateur Auxiliary?

G7C02

24. Which circuit is used to combine signals from the carrier oscillator and speech amplifier and send the result to the filter in a typical single-sideband phone transmitter?

G8A08

25. Which of the following is an effect of over-modulation?

G4B16

26. What signals are used to conduct a two-tone test?

G9C12

27. Which of the following is an advantage of using a gamma match for impedance matching of a Yagi antenna to 50-ohm coax feed line?

G1A15

28. What is the appropriate action if, when operating on either the 30 or 60 meter bands, a station in the primary service interferes with your contact?

G7B14

29. Which of the following describes a linear amplifier?

G5A13

30. Which of the following devices can be used for impedance matching at radio frequencies?

G4A11

31. Which of the following is a use for the IF shift control on a receiver?

G9A09

32. What standing wave ratio will result from the connection of a 50-ohm feed line to a non-reactive load having a 200-ohm impedance?

G2E01

33. Which mode is normally used when sending an RTTY signal via AFSK with an SSB transmitter?

G9D07

34. Which of the following describes a log periodic antenna?

G3A01

35. What is the sunspot number?