License Examination

Circle the one correct answer for each question. Try to answer each question from memory before you look up any in the study guide or copy answers from the person next to you.


Amateur radio operators can transmit voice signals on which portion of the 40 meter band?
  1. 14.000 to 14.150 MHz
  2. 7.150 to 7.300 MHz
  3. Only professionals can transmit on 40 meters.
Which of the following is not a rule that amateur radio operators must obey?
  1. Amateurs can't transmit songs with dirty words.
  2. Amateurs can't transmit with more than 1000 watts of power.
  3. Amateurs can't intentionally skip signals off of the ionosphere.
Who can administer an FCC amateur license examination?
  1. An FCC approved volunteer examiner.
  2. A professional teacher or principal.
  3. Anyone with access to the FCC web page.
In a long conversation, how often must an amateur operator identify his station by saying his FCC assigned callsign?
  1. Twice, once at the beginning and once at the end.
  2. Every ten minutes.
  3. Amateurs don't have to identify with their callsign.
Which one of these Q-Signals is wrong?
  1. QTH means location.
  2. QUE means wait for my signal.
  3. QSY means change frequency.
The FCC can examine an amateur's log to determine ...
  1. When high-power transmissions have occurred.
  2. If the amateur can still copy Morse code.
  3. When all fifty states have been contacted.
Amateurs transmitting in the 2 meter band are using radio signals with a frequency of about ...
  1. 150 MHz
  2. 15 MPH
  3. 40 meters
Which of the following is not required to send information on a radio signal?
  1. A circuit that modulates the signal's amplitude, frequency or phase.
  2. A circuit that detects the modulation of a received signal.
  3. A circuit that reflects the signal off of the ionosphere.
Which of the following isn't a good way to understand a radio circuit?
  1. By feeling the current in bare wires.
  2. By looking at stick-pictures called schematics.
  3. By calculating values using circuit principles.
To get more current to flow through a circuit one can ...
  1. Reduce the potential driving the current.
  2. Reduce the resistance to the current.
  3. Use a more powerful calculator.
Amateurs are at a particular risk of injury or death from ...
  1. Spinal injury from bad shocks.
  2. Drowning while operating near water falls.
  3. Burns from touching an antenna wire.


These answers are for official use only. Don't look. It wouldn't be fair.
3, 2, 1, 3, 1, 1, 2, 2, 1, 3, 2
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