Practice Exam

Element 3: General

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G2A08

1. Which of the following is a recommended way to break into a contact when using phone?

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G5B10

2. What percentage of power loss would result from a transmission line loss of 1 dB?

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G0A01

3. What is one way that RF energy can affect human body tissue?

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G9A01

4. Which of the following factors determine the characteristic impedance of a parallel conductor antenna feed line?

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G1B08

5. When choosing a transmitting frequency, what should you do to comply with good amateur practice?

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G8B03

6. What is another term for the mixing of two RF signals?

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G4B15

7. What type of transmitter performance does a two-tone test analyze?

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G1D10

8. What is the minimum age that one must be to qualify as an accredited Volunteer Examiner?

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G5C05

9. If three equal value resistors in series produce 450 ohms, what is the value of each resistor?

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G8C12

10. Which type of code is used for sending characters in a PSK31 signal?

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G3B04

11. What is a reliable way to determine if the MUF is high enough to support skip propagation between your station and a distant location on frequencies between 14 and 30 MHz?

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G4D01

12. What is the purpose of a speech processor as used in a modern transceiver?

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G7B10

13. Which of the following is a characteristic of a Class A amplifier?

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G8A08

14. Which of the following is an effect of overmodulation?

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G9C02

15. What is the approximate length of the driven element of a Yagi antenna?

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G3A02

16. What effect does a Sudden Ionospheric Disturbance have on the daytime ionospheric propagation of HF radio waves?

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G1C01

17. What is the maximum transmitting power an amateur station may use on 10.140 MHz?

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G2B06

18. What is a practical way to avoid harmful interference on an apparently clear frequency before calling CQ on CW or phone?

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G1E05

19. What types of messages for a third party in another country may be transmitted by an amateur station?

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G9D09

20. Which of the following is an application for a Beverage antenna?

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G6B06

21. What kind of device is an integrated circuit operational amplifier?

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G4A15

22. Which of the following can be a symptom of transmitted RF being picked up by an audio cable carrying AFSK data signals between a computer and a transceiver?

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G9B12

23. What is the approximate length for a 1/4 wave vertical antenna cut for 28.5 MHz?

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G5A03

24. Which of the following causes opposition to the flow of alternating current in an inductor?

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G0B15

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

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G6A03

26. What is the approximate junction threshold voltage of a germanium diode?

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G2C06

27. What does the term "zero beat" mean in CW operation?

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G1A10

28. Which of the following frequencies is available to a control operator holding a General Class license?

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G4C05

29. What might be the problem if you receive an RF burn when touching your equipment while transmitting on an HF band, assuming the equipment is connected to a ground rod?

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G4E11

30. Which of the following is a disadvantage of using wind as the primary source of power for an emergency station?

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G2E06

31. What is the most common frequency shift for RTTY emissions in the amateur HF bands?

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G7A11

32. Which symbol in figure G7-1 represents an NPN junction transistor?

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G2D03

33. What skills learned during hidden transmitter hunts are of help to the Amateur Auxiliary?

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G3C02

34. Where on the Earth do ionospheric layers reach their maximum height?

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G7C07

35. What is the simplest combination of stages that implement a superheterodyne receiver?