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#1. What is the maximum weight of a model rocket with motors installed?
a.53 oz. (1500 g)
b.1 lb. (453.6 g)
c.There is no maximum weight limit to a model rocket
#2. Which of the following motor types are not allowed to be made and flown by a Level 2 flier as a research motor?
a.Research Black Powder Motor
b.Liquid rocket motors (except nitrous oxide hybrids)
c.Both a. and b.
#3. At what impulse does a class 3 rocket start?
a.Above 5120 N-s (1151 lb-s)
b.Below 40960 N-s (9208 lb-s)
c.Above 40960 N-s (9208 lb-s)
#4. Rockets flown at Tripoli launches may carry:
b.Hazardous payloads including those which are poisonous, flammable, incendiary, or explosive
c.Neither a. nor b.
#5. What are the elements of an ignition system?
a.Wireless controlled, electrically operated, a launch switch that returns to OFF when released
b.Wireless controlled, electrically operated and a removable safety interlock in series with the launch switch
c.Includes an arming switch with a removable key or interlock, which disables the entire launch control system when removed and uses a momentary switch to command the rocket motor ignition ignition
#6. Who is allowed in the high-power launch area at a Tripoli launch?
a.Any invited person
c.Tripoli TMP or Jr L1 NAR Members and any Tripoli or NAR member 18 years old or older
#7. The maximum landing speed of a rocket is not to exceed____?
a.50 ft/s (15 m/s)
b.35 ft/s (11 m/s)
b.15 ft/s (4 m/s)
#8. What is the maximum launch angle from vertical for a high-power rocket?
c.There is no maximum launch angle
#9. What criteria apply to the construction of a high-power rocket?
a.Use suitable materials to withstand operating stresses and retain structural integrity in flight
b.Use only the lightest weight materials for the construction of high-power rockets
c.Use materials that allow minimal flex of the rocket in flight
#10. When are you allowed to install an igniter or head end ignition module into any motor including a multistage, cluster or air start type rocket?
a. In the flier prep area
b.At the RSO table
c.At the pad or other designated area as established by the launch director
#11. What is the minimum safe distance for a non-complex H, I or J motor?
a.50 ft (15m)
b.100 ft (30m)
c.200 ft (61m)
#12. What is the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)?
a.The organization, office or individual responsible for enforcing requirements of a code or standard, or for approving equipment, materials, an installation or a procedure
b.A court proceeding that rule on high power rocketry activities
c.The individual preparing a high-power rocket for flight
#13. Although Tripoli launches involve several layers of safety rules intended to increase safety, _____ is ultimately responsible for the rocket and flight?
a.The Range safety officer
b.The launch Director
#14. What is the purpose of the Tripoli Unified Safety Code?
a.Establish guidelines for reasonably safe operation of rockets at a Tripoli launch
b.Establish guidelines for building of rockets at a Tripoli launch
c.Establish guidelines for the building of motors at a Tripoli launch
#15. When is an active recovery device not necessary in a high-power rocket?
a.When the high-power rocket is intended for ballistic flight
b.When the rocket has a bursting charge
c.When the rocket employs a passive recovery system (e.g.: tumble recovery, aero-braking)
#16. What are the minimum criteria that define a high-power rocket?
a.A rocket with a single motor with more than 160 Newton-seconds total impulse or an installed impulse of 320 Newton-seconds and no more than 40,960 Newton-seconds
b.A rocket with a single motor having an average thrust in excess of 80 Newtons or any sparky rocket motor (usually using titanium pieces)
c.Either a. or b.
#17. Range activity shall cease whenever a thunderstorm has been detected within ____ miles (kilometers) of the launch site?
a.5 (8 kilometers)
b.10 (16 kilometers)
c.20 (32 kilometers)
#18. What is the age limit Tripoli recognizes for a certified solid propellant high power rocket motor user?
a.21 years of age
b.18 years of age
c.There is no age limit
#19. What is the launch site criteria?
a.No less than one-quarter the maximum altitude expected or granted by the FAA
b.No less than 1500 feet (457 m)
c.Both a. and b.
#20. The flier shall document the location of the center of ____ and be able to demonstrate the center of _____? (Answer in order of blanks)
#21. When is electronically actuated recovery necessary?
a.There is no requirement, it is up to the flier
b.A high-powered rocket launched with an installed impulse greater than 2560 N-sec
c.A high-powered rocket launched with an installed impulse greater than 5120 N-sec
#22. What operating clearances must be complied with for flying high power rockets?
a.The Tripoli Unified Safety Code
b.The Tripoli Unified Safety Code, Regulations controlling airspace for country of launch and any other applicable federal, state and local regulations
c.NFPA and the FAA
#23. When may the physical disconnects that inhibit energetics be connected to power?
a.In the flier Prep area
b.At the pad or other designated range area as indicated by the launch director
c.Both a. and b.
#24. When must the stability of a rocket be determined?
a.If the safety monitor requests it
b.During the design of the rocket
c.When the rocket is prepared for flight
#25. An R/C Rocket Boosted Glider (RBG) may be launched in which direction in regard to the flightline?
a.Parallel to or away from
b.Parallel to or towards
c.There is no direction requirement