Aeroplane: ATPL Systems And Performance Test! Trivia Quiz

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Aeroplane: ATPL Systems And Performance Test! Trivia Quiz

If you are a member of the air force, you need to be conversant with the ATPL systems and how to monitor them and notice changes, how attentive have you been in your training so far? Do you feel confident enough to take this trivia on airplane ATPL systems and performance? Do give it a try and keep on revising!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If X is the speed for max L/D, the speed you would fly at for best angle of climb is —
    • A. 

      X

    • B. 

      Greater than X

    • C. 

      Less than X

    • D. 

      1.32 times X

  • 2. 
    A jet flying at the appropriate speed for max L/D will achieve best performance for —
    • A. 

      Angle of climb and endurance

    • B. 

      Angle of climb and range

    • C. 

      Rate of climb and range

    • D. 

      Rate of climb and endurance

  • 3. 
    Vmca of a twin engine turbo-prop aircraft is determined on control after engine failure under a number of conditions, one of which is CG position which shall be -
    • A. 

      Most forward

    • B. 

      Most rearward

    • C. 

      At the CP position

    • D. 

      Mid range

  • 4. 
    In a turbo jet, the right engine fails after takeoff in IMC. The pilot maintains balance control of aircraft with rudder input and 5 degrees bank towards live engine. The bank minimises -
    • A. 

      The weight side force

    • B. 

      The asymmetric thrust

    • C. 

      The side slip force

    • D. 

      The torque effect

  • 5. 
    A control surface activated by a main control linkage with a hinge moment causing deflection of the primary control surface is called a -
    • A. 

      Trim tab

    • B. 

      Servo tab

    • C. 

      Spring loaded tab

    • D. 

      Lagging tab

  • 6. 
    Stalling speed is relatively higher for an aircraft with wing sweep because of the effective —
    • A. 

      Increase in chordwise airflow

    • B. 

      Decrease in chordwise airflow

    • C. 

      Decrease in spanwise airflow

    • D. 

      Increase in spanwise airflow

  • 7. 
    The system used in large aircraft to prevent over stressing of the trailing edge flaps is —
    • A. 

      The flap load relief system

    • B. 

      The flap lockout system

    • C. 

      The flap asymmetry system

    • D. 

      The flap brake

  • 8. 
    The purpose for a large commercial turbo jet aeroplane extending leading edge slats during approach is to increase -
    • A. 

      CD by controlling chordwise airflow over the wings

    • B. 

      CL by controlling chordwise airflow over the wings

    • C. 

      CD by controlling spanwise airflow over the wings

    • D. 

      CL by controlling spanwise airflow over the wings

  • 9. 
    A typical flight control system uses 3 separate and independent hydraulic systems to power flight controls. All functions are normal. The systems which the pilot controls are powered from are —
    • A. 

      All systems at all times

    • B. 

      One system at a time

    • C. 

      Two systems at all times

    • D. 

      The system with the highest pressure

  • 10. 
    In a supersonic air stream, the static pressure behind the expansion wave —
    • A. 

      Decreases

    • B. 

      Increases

    • C. 

      Remains constant

  • 11. 
    The action of the turbine in the air cycle machine on pressure and temperature of bleed air supplied from engines is to-
    • A. 

      Increase pressure and temperature

    • B. 

      Decrease pressure and temperature

    • C. 

      Decrease pressure, increase temperature

    • D. 

      Increase pressure, decrease temperature

  • 12. 
    In order to be able to provide the desired pressure schedule in aircraft, what ranges can the cabin pressure control system operate in -
    • A. 

      Isobaric and differential ranges

    • B. 

      Positive and differential ranges

    • C. 

      Positive and negative ranges

    • D. 

      Negative and differential ranges

  • 13. 
    Modern airline aircraft have tubeless tyres fitted with fusible alloy plugs. The function of the plug is-
    • A. 

      An emergency plug for puncture inflicted on landing

    • B. 

      For pressure relief during conditions of excessive tyre heat

    • C. 

      As temperature cooling valve during conditions of excessive tyre heat

    • D. 

      As an indicator of excessive hard braking during landing

  • 14. 
    The component in the hydraulic system which can prevent excessive hydraulic fluid loss is the -
    • A. 

      Shuttle valve

    • B. 

      Check valve

    • C. 

      Pressure relief valve

    • D. 

      Hydraulic fuse

  • 15. 
    Stator vanes in an axial flow compressor convert airstream velocity into pressure by use of —
    • A. 

      Divergent passages

    • B. 

      Axial force

    • C. 

      Air foil sections

    • D. 

      Convergent passages

  • 16. 
    It is necessary to use cross over tubes (interconnectors) in can and can—annu|ar combustion chamber systems to-
    • A. 

      Equalise pressure and propagate fuel through all flame tubes

    • B. 

      Equalise temperature and propagate fuel through all flame tubes

    • C. 

      Equalise pressure and propagate combustion through all flame tubes

    • D. 

      Equalise temperature and propagate flame through all flame tubes

  • 17. 
    In gas turbine engines, effective power in reverse thrust is less than fonzvard thrust for the same throttle angle because during reverse the —
    • A. 

      Exhaust gas discharge angle is aerodynamically limited

    • B. 

      Engine is rpm limited

    • C. 

      Turbine is not as effective due to build up of back pressure

    • D. 

      Ingestion of exhaust gas causes loss of engine efficiency

  • 18. 
    The warning flags that appear on a conventional ADI may include -
    • A. 

      Gs, gyro and comp

    • B. 

      Gs, vor/loc and comp

    • C. 

      Vor/loc, compass and comp

    • D. 

      Gyro, compass and comp

  • 19. 
    The performance speed in a jet aircraft which is not controlled by the autothrottle is -
    • A. 

      Vertical speed

    • B. 

      Approach speed

    • C. 

      Descent speed

    • D. 

      Engine rotation speed

  • 20. 
    The auto pilot depends on devices to measure aircraft attitude changes so that info may be used to achieve controlled flight. Accelerometers assist in —
    • A. 

      A coordinated turn

    • B. 

      A set rate of climb and descent

    • C. 

      Coordinated climb and descent

    • D. 

      A level turn

  • 21. 
    In a steady climb, an increase in headwind component will -
    • A. 

      Increase rate and angle of climb

    • B. 

      Increase angle of climb

    • C. 

      Increase rate of climb

    • D. 

      Not change angle or rate of climb

  • 22. 
    In an aircraft without a digital data bus, the autopilot altitude information for altitude hold mode is taken from —
    • A. 

      The captain’s altimeter

    • B. 

      The co-pilot’s altimeter

    • C. 

      The Air Data Computer (ADC)

    • D. 

      The autopilot aneroid

  • 23. 
    In an B767 with 3 autopilots, for a fail operational autoland approach, the number of separate electrical systems required to power the autopilots is -
    • A. 

      1 AC/ DC system

    • B. 

      2 AC/DC»systems

    • C. 

      3 AC/ DC systems

    • D. 

      4 AC/ DC systems

  • 24. 
    In a steady state climb, the distribution of forces is -
    • A. 

      Lift equals weight and thrust equals drag

    • B. 

      Lift is greater than weight and thrust is greater than drag

    • C. 

      Lift is less than weight and thrust is less than drag

    • D. 

      Lift is less than weight and thrust is greater than drag

  • 25. 
    A typical EHSI displays heading and track information. If the Heading reference switch is selected on NORMAL, and the aeroplane is flying from Melbourne to Danzvin, the following EHSI mode which will NOT display magnetic track UP is -
    • A. 

      Plan

    • B. 

      Map

    • C. 

      VOR