Aircraft Power Plant And Engine Quiz

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  • 1. 
    After reviewing the aircraft/engine forms, where should you begin troubleshooting?
    • A. 

      Discuss problem with other journeymen in the shop

    • B. 

      Check each part of every system.

    • C. 

      Examine the most complex unit.

    • D. 

      Observe gauge indications.

  • 2. 
    All of the options listed below are proper troubleshooting practices except...
    • A. 

      Checking the applicable trouble areas

    • B. 

      Understanding the function of each engine unit

    • C. 

      Performing easy checks, then going to more difficult checks

    • D. 

      Inspecting other areas after isolating the trouble between points

  • 3. 
    Aircraft power plant and engine intermediate technical orders (TO) contain information on troubleshooting. This information is presented in the form of
    • A. 

      Fix-it diagrams

    • B. 

      Power plant charts

    • C. 

      Mechanical drawings

    • D. 

      Troubleshooting charts

  • 4. 
    To become an expert troubleshooter, you must
    • A. 

      Be a 7-level

    • B. 

      Have at least 5 years experience

    • C. 

      Attend college courses in troubleshooting techniques

    • D. 

      Understand the function of each unit within each system

  • 5. 
    The F100-PW-220 engine monitoring system component that acquires faultdata from the digital electronic engine control (DEEC) and logs the faults with the time of their occurrence is the 
    • A. 

      Data collection unit (DCU)

    • B. 

      Ground station unit (GSU)

    • C. 

      Engine analyzer unit (EAU)

    • D. 

      Engine diagnostic unit (EDU)

  • 6. 
    An understanding of trhe operating principles of engine instruments will help you decide 
    • A. 

      If an engine should be removed from an air craft

    • B. 

      If the engine should be sent to test cell

    • C. 

      The meanings of instrument readings

    • D. 

      What tools are required for maintenance

  • 7. 
    Most engine monitering gauges and instruments require some type of
    • A. 

      Electrical valve to the indicator

    • B. 

      Metal tubing for electron flow

    • C. 

      Radio frequency transmitter

    • D. 

      Transmitter and indicator

  • 8. 
    Which jet engine temperature is not measured?
    • A. 

      Exhaust gas

    • B. 

      Turbine inlet

    • C. 

      Combustion inlet

    • D. 

      Fan turbine inlet

  • 9. 
    A typical jet exhaust gas temperature (EGT) indicating system contains thermocouples, leads, an indicator, and 
    • A. 

      A resistor

    • B. 

      A turbine inlet

    • C. 

      A control valve

    • D. 

      An exhaust duct

  • 10. 
    The engine fuel-flow indicating system of most jet powered aircraft contains a fuel-flow 
    • A. 

      Transmitter and float valve

    • B. 

      Control valve and a float valve

    • C. 

      Transmitter and a fuel flow indicator

    • D. 

      Control valve and a fuel flow indicator

  • 11. 
    The fuel system component of a jet engine that operates by using a water wheel concept is the
    • A. 

      Fuel-flow transmitter

    • B. 

      Fuel-flow indicator

    • C. 

      Fuel-flow transmitter

    • D. 

      Fuel remaining counter

  • 12. 
    The fue-flow indicator indicates the rate of fuel flow as
    • A. 

      Pounds per hour

    • B. 

      Gallons per hour

    • C. 

      Pounds per minute

    • D. 

      Gallons per second

  • 13. 
    Two units that work together to indicate that the oil system is operating correctly are the oil pressure
    • A. 

      Transmitter and indicator

    • B. 

      Relief valve and indicator

    • C. 

      Relief valve and transmitter

    • D. 

      Synchronous unit and indicator

  • 14. 
    The oil pressure indicator recieves an electrical signal from the 
    • A. 

      Gyro

    • B. 

      Transmitter

    • C. 

      Hydraulic unit

    • D. 

      Synchronous unit

  • 15. 
    The two primary units of the tachometer indicating system are the tachometer generator and tachometer
    • A. 

      Indicator

    • B. 

      Fuse panel

    • C. 

      Transformer

    • D. 

      Thermocouple

  • 16. 
    The N2 tachometer generator is usually driven from the tachometer drive located on the 
    • A. 

      Engine accessory section

    • B. 

      Engine turbine section

    • C. 

      Combustion case

    • D. 

      Fuel control

  • 17. 
    The tachometer indicator is
    • A. 

      An electric direct-drive type instrument

    • B. 

      An electric-magnetic-drag-type instrument

    • C. 

      A mechanical direct-drive-type instrument

    • D. 

      A mechanical-magnetic-drag-type instrument

  • 18. 
    The exhaust nozzle position indicating system found on engines with afterburners is important because it 
    • A. 

      Helps the pilot determine engine power

    • B. 

      Helps the pilot determine fuel consumption

    • C. 

      Gives the pilot indications of electrical failures

    • D. 

      Aids the pilot in selection of proper altitude levels

  • 19. 
    On engines with afterburners, the possition of the exhaust nozzle is converted into an electrical signal by a
    • A. 

      Rheostat

    • B. 

      Rectifier

    • C. 

      Transducer

    • D. 

      Transformer

  • 20. 
    One type of overheat detector unit used on aircraft engines consists of a hollow stainless steel tube that covers
    • A. 

      One gold contact

    • B. 

      Two silver contacts

    • C. 

      Three bronze contacts

    • D. 

      Four copper contacts

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