How Well Do You Know About Aeronautics? Quiz

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How Well Do You Know About Aeronautics? Quiz - Quiz

Airplanes in the sky surely are marvelous to watch. They are part of the wonders that science has bestowed on mankind. However, to ensure their continued existence, students and scientists have taken up the task of studying how they work and making more as required. This short quiz is to determine your knowledge regarding this aspect of scientific study known as Aeronautics.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is odd?
    • A. 

      Straight-and-level flight 

    • B. 

      Pitch

    • C. 

      Turns

    • D. 

      Descents 

  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes the term "angle of attack"? 
    • A. 

      The chord line of the wing and the relative wind 

    • B. 

      Center line of the airplane and relative wind

    • C. 

      Airplanes longitudinal axis and the air striking the airfoil

    • D. 

      The segmental line of the wing and the relative wind

  • 3. 
    How many are the fundamental flight maneuvers? 
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      7

  • 4. 
    Between the chord line of an airfoil and the direction of the air striking the airfoil, which of the following angle is formed? 
    • A. 

      Acute angle 

    • B. 

      Obtuse angle 

    • C. 

      Right angle 

    • D. 

      Straight angle 

  • 5. 
    Asymmetric propeller loading occurs when?
    • A. 

      At low airspeeds

    • B. 

      At high airspeeds

    • C. 

      At low angles of attack 

    • D. 

      At high angles of attack 

  • 6. 
    Whose principle states that air traveling faster over the curved upper surface of an airfoil causes lower pressure on the top surface?
    • A. 

      Newton's

    • B. 

      Bernoulli's

    • C. 

      Leonardo da Vinci's

    • D. 

      Marco Polo's

  • 7. 
    When an aircraft turns, the horizontal line opposes which of the following?
    • A. 

      Gravity

    • B. 

      Centrifugal force 

    • C. 

      Inertia 

    • D. 

      Kinetics

  • 8. 
    Which of the following increases the load factor on an airplane as compared to straight-and-level flight?
    • A. 

      Stalls 

    • B. 

      Climbs

    • C. 

      Pitch

    • D. 

      Turns

  • 9. 
    Thrust opposes which of the following? 
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Drag

    • D. 

      Friction

  • 10. 
    Lift opposes which of the following?
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Drag

    • D. 

      Friction

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