Practice Exam  - Element 3:  "GENERAL  CLASS"

Expires June 30, 2015

   G1A10 - 2
   1. Which of the following frequencies is within the General Class portion of the 15 meter band?


   G1B03 - 0
   2. Which of the following is a purpose of a beacon station as identified in the FCC Rules?


   G1C04 - 0
    3. Which of the following is a limitation on transmitter power on the 14 MHz band?


   G1D07 - 2
   4. Volunteer Examiners are accredited by what organization?


   G1E09 - 2
   5. What language must you use when identifying your station if you are using a language other than English in making a contact using phone emission?


   G2A10 - 1
   6. Which of the following statements is true of SSB VOX operation?


   G2B10 - 3
   7. When may the FCC restrict normal frequency operations of amateur stations participating in RACES?

   G2C01 - 3
   8. Which of the following describes full break-in telegraphy (QSK)?

   G2D07 - 0
   9. Which of the following is required by the FCC rules when operating in the 60 meter band?

   G2E04 - 1
   10. What segment of the 20 meter band is most often used for data transmissions?

   G3A10 - 2
    11. What causes HF propagation conditions to vary periodically in a 28-day cycle?

   G3B09 - 2
   12. What is the approximate maximum distance along the Earth's surface that is normally covered in one hop using the F2 region?

   G3C11 - 1
   13. Which of the following antenna types will be most effective for skip communications on 40 meters during the day?

   G4A01 - 1
   14. What is the purpose of the 'notch filter' found on many HF transceivers?

   G4B03 - 0
   15. Which of the following is the best instrument to use when checking the keying waveform of a CW transmitter?

   G4C12 - 0
   16. Which of the following is an advantage of a receiver Digital Signal Processor IF filter as compared to an analog filter?

   G4D04 - 2
   17. What does an S meter measure?

   G4E03 - 0
   18. Which of the following direct, fused power connections would be the best for a 100-watt HF mobile installation?

   G5A03 - 3
   19. Which of the following causes opposition to the flow of alternating current in an inductor?

   G5B01 - 1
   20. A two-times increase or decrease in power results in a change of how many dB?

   G5C15 - 0
   21. What is the total resistance of a 10 ohm, a 20 ohm, and a 50 ohm resistor in parallel?

   G6A03 - 3
   22. Which of the following is an advantage of ceramic capacitors as compared to other types of capacitors?

   G6B14 - 2
   23. What is the minimum allowable discharge voltage for maximum life of a standard 12 volt lead acid battery?

   G6C14 - 2
   24. Which of these connector types is commonly used for audio signals in Amateur Radio stations?

   G7A11 - 1
   25. Which symbol in figure G7-1 represents an NPN junction transistor?

   G7B04 - 2
   26. Which of the following describes the function of a two input NOR gate?

   G7C01 - 1
   27. Which of the following is used to process signals from the balanced modulator and send them to the mixer in a single-sideband phone transmitter?

   G8A07 - 0
   28. Which of the following phone emissions uses the narrowest frequency bandwidth?

   G8B08 - 1
   29. Why is it important to know the duty cycle of the data mode you are using when transmitting?

   G9A04 - 2
   30. What is the reason for the occurrence of reflected power at the point where a feed line connects to an antenna?

   G9B06 - 2
   31. Where should the radial wires of a ground-mounted vertical antenna system be placed?

   G9C05 - 0
   32. How does increasing boom length and adding directors affect a Yagi antenna?

   G9D07 - 0
   33. Which of the following describes a log periodic antenna?

   G0A07 - 0
   34. What effect does transmitter duty cycle have when evaluating RF exposure?

   G0B05 - 1
   35. Which of the following conditions will cause a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) to disconnect the 120 or 240 Volt AC line power to a device?