C208 Caravan Multiple Choice Questions

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C208 Caravan Multiple Choice Questions

The Cessna 208 caravan is an American single engine turboprop, fixed with tricycle landing gear and seats nine passengers with a single pilot although with the FAR part 23 waivers it can seat up to 14 passengers. Take the C208 caravan multiple-choice questions below and learn more about it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Vortex Generators on top of the Horizontal stabilizer serves what purpose?
    • A. 

      The vortex generators enhance the nose down elevator trim authority.

    • B. 

      Increases effectiveness of controls.

    • C. 

      Increases STOL/MTOW

    • D. 

      Provide enhaced lateral stability

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    When a Caravan is equipped with a lead acid Battery. How many volt/Amperes is the Battery rated as? 
    • A. 

      40 volt 40 Ampere-hour

    • B. 

      24 Volt 45 Ampere-hour

    • C. 

      24 Volt 40 Ampere-hour

  • 3. 
    The starter-Generator is rated as how many ampere-hour?
    • A. 

      28 volt, 200 Ampere-Hour

    • B. 

      24 volt, 200 Amper-Hour

    • C. 

      24 volt, 150 Ampere- Hour

  • 4. 
    How many General Buses AND Avionics buses does a C208 have?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

  • 5. 
    How many Nav lights does a C208 Have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Decreases speed of aircraft

    • B. 

      Improves lateral control of aircraft at Low airspeed

    • C. 

      Primarily turns the aircraft

  • 7. 
    The CSU and Brakes is actuated how?
    • A. 

      Pneumatically

    • B. 

      Hydraulically

    • C. 

      Cable

  • 8. 
    How is rudder trimming achieved?
    • A. 

      Through Cabling that goes directly to the rudder

    • B. 

      Through cabling that goes to the Rudder trim tab

    • C. 

      Through the nosewheel steering bungee(not a tab)

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Higher service life

    • B. 

      It absorbes voltage spikes

    • C. 

      Cheaper

    • D. 

      Short recharge time

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    What advantages does a Nicad Battery have over a Lead Acid Battery?
    • A. 

      Good starting capability

    • B. 

      Cheaper

    • C. 

      Higher service life

    • D. 

      Short recharge time

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Above How many Ng does the GCU provide automatic cut-off?
    • A. 

      48%

    • B. 

      52%

    • C. 

      46%

  • 12. 
    The GCU controls the starter-Generator and serves what functions?
    • A. 

      Overspeed protection

    • B. 

      Speed sensor

    • C. 

      Starter cut out

    • D. 

      Voltage regulation and protection from high voltage + reverse current

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    14.) When will the Generator be disconnected from the Buses?
    • A. 

      In the vent of a high voltage situation only

    • B. 

      In the event of a high voltage or reverse current situation

    • C. 

      In the event of a reverse current situation only

  • 14. 
    How is the starter/generator cooled?
    • A. 

      By an integral fan

    • B. 

      Blast tube above the oil cooler, in the air inlet on the right forward cowling.

    • C. 

      Fuel heat exchanger

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A, B and C

  • 15. 
    If the gound plug receptacle is plugged in(with power ON) and Battery is ON aswell, will the ground plug receptacle overpower the electrical system and cause a short?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 16. 
    What is the purpose of the Ground  power monitor? Page 2-6 Flight safety
    • A. 

      Senses the voltage level applied to the external power receptacle

    • B. 

      Senses the airplane bus voltage and illuminates the “voltage low” annunciator (below 24.5 volts system voltage)

    • C. 

      A and B

  • 17. 
    When the battery Voltage is below 20 volts (Before start). Will the Battery contactor be connected to the distribution bus, internal start contactor, Generator contactor?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 18. 
    With the Starter switch in the “motor” / “start” position during flight/start sequence. Will the Generator come online?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 19. 
    As per the POH. At how many %Ng must the starter switch be placed in the “OFF” position during the start cycle
    • A. 

      42%

    • B. 

      46%

    • C. 

      48%

    • D. 

      50%

    • E. 

      52%

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      I tconnects the 2 electrical busses together

    • B. 

      It connects the 2 avionics busses together

    • C. 

      It connects the 2 avionics busses when the Generator has gone offline and the Standby power(Alternator) is operational

  • 21. 
    With Regard to the external power switch. When the “starter” side is selected, External power is applied to the……..? Page 2-15 Flight safety
    • A. 

      Starter motor only

    • B. 

      Starter and main bus

    • C. 

      Starter, main bus and Battery

  • 22. 
    With Regard to the external power switch. When the “Bus” side is selected External power is applied to the……..? Page 2-15 Flight safety
    • A. 

      Starter motor only

    • B. 

      Main bus only

    • C. 

      Starter and main bus

    • D. 

      Starter, main bus and Battery

  • 23. 
    Is it recommended to charge The Battery with external power(By switiching on the Battery switch and switching the external power switch to “BUS”)?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 24. 
    If a CB pops after how many minutes will you reset that CB(at the engine/inside the cockpit)?(As per the flight safety manual page 2-15)
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 25. 
    Below what Voltage will the standby electrical system (Alternator) supply power to the system?
    • A. 

      24 volt

    • B. 

      24.5 volts

    • C. 

      27.5 volts