Ultimate Aircraft Systems Quiz

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Aircraft System Quizzes & Trivia

Aircraft systems are very delicate therefore special care should be given to them in regards to management. Do you think that you understood everything we discussed in class these past months on the systems? If you said yes, test yourself by taking up this specialized and easy quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On aircraft equipped with fuel pumps, when is the auxiliary electric driven pump used?
    • A. 

      Loss of power

    • B. 

      In the event engine-driven fuel pump fails

    • C. 

      Excessive oil consumption

  • 2. 
    A turn coordinator provides an indication of the
    • A. 

      Movement of the aircraft about the yaw and roll axes

    • B. 

      Electrical system

    • C. 

      Cylinder head temperature

  • 3. 
    What type of fuel does the DA20-C1 use?
    • A. 

      Diesel

    • B. 

      AVGAS 100LL or 100

    • C. 

      AVGAS 200LL or 200

  • 4. 
    Which color identifies the power-off stalling speed with wing flaps and landing gear in the landing configuration?
    • A. 

      Upper limit of the white arc

    • B. 

      The extent of the green arc

    • C. 

      Lower limit of the white arc

  • 5. 
    Which fuel system statement is true?
    • A. 

      The automatic mixture control is part of the electric driven fuel pump

    • B. 

      The automatic mixture control is part of the engine driven fuel pump

    • C. 

      The automatic mixture control is part of the oil driven fuel pump

  • 6. 
    The maximum speed at which the airplane can be operated in smooth air is
    • A. 

      Top of green arc

    • B. 

      The extent of white arc

    • C. 

      Top of red arc

  • 7. 
    An abnormally high engine oil temperature indication may be caused by
    • A. 

      The fuel level being too low

    • B. 

      The oil level being too high

    • C. 

      The oil level being too low

  • 8. 
    Which DA20-C1 vacuum system statement is true?
       
    • A. 

      Air enters the system through the air filter behind the left side of the instrument panel

    • B. 

      Air enters the system through the air filter behind the right side of the instrument panel

    • C. 

      Air leaves the system through the air filter behind the left side of the instrument panel

  • 9. 
    What is the full flap operating range of a plane?
    • A. 

      Top of green arc

    • B. 

      The red radial line

    • C. 

      The extent of white arc

  • 10. 
    What is the maximum structural cruising speed?
    • A. 

      Top of green arc

    • B. 

      The extent of white arc

    • C. 

      The red radial line

  • 11. 
    Excessively high engine temperatures will
    • A. 

      Cause the cylinder head temperature and engine oil temperature gauges to exceed their normal operating ranges

    • B. 

      Cause loss of power, excessive oil consumption, and possible permanent internal engine damage

    • C. 

      Cause a false reading on the altimeter and heading

  • 12. 
    The maximum allowable weight in the baggage compartment of the DA20-C1 is
    • A. 

      17 lbs

    • B. 

      64 lbs

    • C. 

      44 lbs

  • 13. 
    Which items are connected to the static port on the pitot-static probe?
    • A. 

      Airspeed indicator, altimeter, vertical speed indicator and transponder mode A

    • B. 

      Airspeed indicator, altimeter, vertical speed indicator and transponder mode C

    • C. 

      Airspeed indicator, altimeter, vertical speed indicator and transponder mode B

  • 14. 
    What color identifies the normal flap operating range?
    • A. 

      The red arc

    • B. 

      The white arc

    • C. 

      The green arc

  • 15. 
    If the pilot changes the altimeter setting from 30.11 to 29.96, what is the approximate change in indication?
    • A. 

      Altimeter will indicate 150 feet lower

    • B. 

      Altimeter will indicate 0.15 feet lower

    • C. 

      Altimeter will indicate 150 feet higher

  • 16. 
    Which items are connected to the vacuum system?
    • A. 

      Altimeter and attitude indicator

    • B. 

      Heading indicator and vacuum indicator

    • C. 

      Attitude indicator and heading indicator

  • 17. 
    To receive accurate indications during flight from a heading indicator, the instrument must be
    • A. 

      Periodically realigned with the magnetic compass as the gyro processes

    • B. 

      Connected to the vaccum system

    • C. 

      Properly aligned with the turn coordinator

  • 18. 
    One purpose of the dual ignition system on an aircraft engine is to provide for
    • A. 

      Automatic mixture control

    • B. 

      Improved engine performance

    • C. 

      Regulating oil pressure level

  • 19. 
    What is one procedure to aid in cooling an engine that is overheating?
    • A. 

      Adjust for proper RPM

    • B. 

      Pop the hood

    • C. 

      Enrich the mixture

  • 20. 
    What power source spins the gyro in Attitude Indicator?
    • A. 

      Vacuum system

    • B. 

      Fuel pump

    • C. 

      Mixture

  • 21. 
    The pitot system provides impact pressure for which instruments?
    • A. 

      Vacuum system

    • B. 

      Airspeed indicator

    • C. 

      Mixture

  • 22. 
    The fuel pressure normal operating range in the DA20-C1 is
    • A. 

      5.3-52.3psi

    • B. 

      3.2-35.2psi

    • C. 

      3.5-32.5psi

  • 23. 
    When the flaps are in the LDG position in the DA20, they are extended____ degrees
    • A. 

      45

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      23

  • 24. 
    What does the red line on the airspeed indicator represent?
    • A. 

      Stall

    • B. 

      Never exceed speed

    • C. 

      Maximum cruising speed

  • 25. 
    Which color identifies the never exceed speed?
    • A. 

      The white radial line

    • B. 

      The orange radial line

    • C. 

      The red radial line

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