The Ultimate Aircraft Drawing Quiz! Trivia

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The Ultimate Aircraft Drawing Quiz! Trivia

This is the ultimate aircraft drawing quiz. How good are you when envisioning and drawing out what an aircraft looks like its components and features to a certain scale? Can you draw how the installation should be established? This quiz is designed to see if you have the skills to fill the drawing position based on your knowledge, check it out and up your skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1) A detailed drawing is a description of a single part. 2) An assembly drawing is a description of an object made up of two or more parts. Regarding the above statements,
    • A. 

      Only No. 1 is true.

    • B. 

      Neither No. 1 nor No. 2 is true.

    • C. 

      Both No. 1 and No. 2 are true.

  • 2. 
    Which statement is true regarding an orthographic projection?
    • A. 

      There are always at least two views.

    • B. 

      It could have as many as eight views.

    • C. 

      One-view, two-view, and three-view drawings are the most common

  • 3. 
    1) Schematic diagrams indicate the location of individual components in the aircraft. 2) Schematic diagrams indicate the location of components with respect to each other within the system. Regarding the above statements,
    • A. 

      Only No. 1 is true.

    • B. 

      Both No. 1 and No. 2 are true.

    • C. 

      Only No. 2 is true.

  • 4. 
    Identify the bottom view of the object shown.
    • A. 

      1.

    • B. 

      2.

    • C. 

      3.

  • 5. 
    Identify the left side view of the object shown.
    • A. 

      1.

    • B. 

      2.

    • C. 

      3.

  • 6. 
    Identify the bottom view of the object.
    • A. 

      1.

    • B. 

      2.

    • C. 

      3.

  • 7. 
    For the sketching purposes, almost all objects are composed of one or some combination of six basic shapes; these include the
    • A. 

      Angle, arc, line, plane, square, and circle.

    • B. 

      Triangle, circle, cube, cylinder, cone, and sphere.

    • C. 

      Triangle, plane, circle, line, square, and sphere.

  • 8. 
    What is the class of working drawing that is the description/depiction of a single part?
    • A. 

      Installation drawing.

    • B. 

      Assembly drawing.

    • C. 

      Detail drawing.

  • 9. 
    One purpose for schematic diagrams is to show the
    • A. 

      Functional location of components within a system.

    • B. 

      Physical location of components within a system.

    • C. 

      Size and shape of components within a system.

  • 10. 
    A hydraulic system schematic drawing would indicate the 
    • A. 

      Specific location of the individual components within the aircraft.

    • B. 

      Direction of fluid flow through the system.

    • C. 

      Type and quantity of the hydraulic fluid.

  • 11. 
    1) Measurement should not be scaled from an aircraft print because the paper shrinks or stretches when the print is made. 2) When a detailed drawing is made, it is carefully and accurately drawn to scale and is dimensioned. Regarding the above statements,
    • A. 

      Only No. 2 is true.

    • B. 

      Both No. 1 and No. 2 are true.

    • C. 

      Neither No. 1 nor No. 2 is true.

  • 12. 
    The drawings often used in illustrated parts manuals are
    • A. 

      Exploded view drawings.

    • B. 

      Black drawings.

    • C. 

      Detail drawings.

  • 13. 
    A drawing in which the subassemblies or parts are shown as brought together on the aircraft is called
    • A. 

      An assembly drawing.

    • B. 

      An installation drawing.

    • C. 

      A detail drawing.

  • 14. 
    What type of diagram is used to explain a principle of operation, rather than show the parts as they actually appear?
    • A. 

      A pictorial diagram.

    • B. 

      A schematic diagram.

    • C. 

      A block diagram.

  • 15. 
    In what type of electrical diagram are images of components used instead of conventional electrical symbols?
    • A. 

      A pictorial diagram.

    • B. 

      A schematic diagram.

    • C. 

      A block diagram.

  • 16. 
    What type of line is normally used in a mechanical drawing or blueprint to represent an edge or object not visible to the viewer?
    • A. 

      Medium-weight dashed line.

    • B. 

      Medium solid line.

    • C. 

      Alternate short and long light dashes.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following terms is/are used to indicate specific measured distances from the datum and/or other points identified by the manufacturer to points in or on the aircraft? 1. Zone numbers. 2. Reference numbers. 3. Station numbers.
    • A. 

      1 and 3.

    • B. 

      3.

    • C. 

      2.

  • 18. 
    In the isometric view of a typical aileron balance weight, identify the view indicated by the arrow.
    • A. 

      1.

    • B. 

      3.

    • C. 

      2.

  • 19. 
    Which statement is applicable when using a sketch or making a part?
    • A. 

      The sketch may be used only if supplemented with three-view orthographic projection drawings.

    • B. 

      The sketch must show all information to manufacture the part.

    • C. 

      The sketch need not show all necessary construction details.

  • 20. 
    What should be the first step of the procedure in sketching an aircraft wing skin repair?
    • A. 

      Draw heavy guidelines.

    • B. 

      Lay out the repair.

    • C. 

      Block in the views.

  • 21. 
    1) According to FAR Part 91, repairs to an aircraft skin should have a detailed dimensional sketch included in the permanent records. 2) On occasion, a mechanic may need to make a simple sketch of a proposed repair to an aircraft, a new design, or modification. Regarding the above statements,
    • A. 

      Only No. 1 is true.

    • B. 

      Only No. 2 is true.

    • C. 

      Both No. 1 and No. 2 are true.

  • 22. 
    What material symbol is frequently used in drawings to represent all metals?
    • A. 

      Steel.

    • B. 

      Cast iron.

    • C. 

      Aluminum.

  • 23. 
    A simple way to find the center of a circle on a sketch or drawing, or a circular piece of material is to 
    • A. 

      Draw two non-parallel chord lines across the circle and then a corresponding perpendicular bisector line across each chord line.

    • B. 

      Draw two parallel chord lines across the circle and then a corresponding perpendicular bisector line across each chord line.

    • C. 

      Draw a single chord line across the circle and then a corresponding perpendicular bisector line across the chord line.

  • 24. 
    What are the proper procedural steps for sketching repairs and alterations?
    • A. 

      3, 1, 4, and 2.

    • B. 

      4, 2, 3, and 1.

    • C. 

      1, 3, 4, and 2.

  • 25. 
    What is the next step required for a working sketch of the illustration?
    • A. 

      Darken the object outlines.

    • B. 

      Sketch extension and dimension lines.

    • C. 

      Add notes, dimensions, title, and date.

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