Category H quiz
Category C starts on page 93 of the SIM:
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Why is it important to look ahead during a swoop toward other jumpers in freefall?
To see others and avoid a collision.
Because you generally head in the direction that you are looking.
This helps other jumpers know where you are looking.
It will be easier to judge distance while looking forward.
What is the fastest way to slow down from a freefall swoop approach?
Go back to freefall arch position.
Push arms forward and extend legs.
Slow fall position with arms forward and knees down.
Keep arms back and roll shoulders inward.
What is the danger of a loose or worn main container closing loop?
Container can be more difficult to pack.
This can make the pilot chute more difficult to deploy.
This can cause a container lock malfunction.
Premature deployment of main.
Why must three-ring release cables be cleaned periodically?
Clean three-ring systems and cables look better and have a high resale value.
Dirt, oil, and grime can cause the cables to bind up.
This is required every 50 jumps by the manufacture.
Clean three-ring cables last longer.
If you see that you have begun to turn too low to the ground for a safe landing, what should be your first response?
Complete the turn and plan to flare quickly.
Flare to half brakes while in the turn.
Attempt to turn faster to complete the turn and then flare.
Immediately stop and neutralize the turn to get the canopy over head.
What effect does pulling on the front risers have on the canopy?
Increases rate of descent.
Has no effect.
Causes the canopy to flatten out.
Extends glide path.
When performing front riser maneuvers, what should you do with the toggles?
Release both toggles.
Release toggle in direction of the turn.
Keep both toggles in your hands.
Switch hands that you are holding the toggles with.
What are the two biggest dangers of front-riser maneuvers near the ground?
Collisions with other jumpers.
Leveling out too high above the ground.
Collision with the ground.
Turning faster than expected.
What are some of the possible results of a turn made too low to the ground?
Flare will need to be faster than normal.
Flare will need to be slower than normal.
Serious injury or death.
Flare will need to be higher than normal.
Describe your procedure for landing in water.
Disconnect chest strap.
Cutaway 10-20 feet above the water.
Prepare for PLF.
Face into the wind.
Remove leg straps
What is the maximum percentage of visible wear allowable on a main closing loop?
Can a jump be legally made from an aircraft without an operating radio?
Yes, with 1 hour advanced notice
Yes but only during day light.
What is the least notification the FAA requires before any jump or series of jumps may be made?
Where can a pilot look to determine if a plane is approved for flight with the door removed?
Aircraft Owner's Manual
USPA Basic Safety Requirements
Whose name will the FAA require when filing a notification for parachute jumping?
Person giving notice
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