General - Aircraft Maintenance

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Aircraft Maintenance Quizzes & Trivia

Study Guide for Volume 1: General Subjects


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  • 1. 
    Which is NOT a personality charateristic that could cause a person to act unsafe, tolerate or overlook an unsafe condition? 
    • A. 

      Inattentiveness

    • B. 

      Excitability

    • C. 

      Patience

    • D. 

      Stubborness

  • 2. 
    What should be accomplished after any maintenance action?
    • A. 

      Paperwork - fill out all required documentation

    • B. 

      Housekeeping - police up the work area

    • C. 

      Restock - order depleted benchstock items

    • D. 

      Supply - turn in replace parts

  • 3. 
    What can happen if spills and drips are not cleaned up?
    • A. 

      Corrosion and delamination

    • B. 

      Hazardous or toxic wastes

    • C. 

      Slips and falls

    • D. 

      Horseplay

  • 4. 
    Which is NOT a principle of Operational Risk Management (ORM)?
    • A. 

      Accept no unnecessary risk

    • B. 

      Make risk decisions at the appropriate level

    • C. 

      Accept risks when benefits outweighs risks

    • D. 

      Integrate ORM at the unit level based on mission

  • 5. 
    What is considered the direct cause of many accidents?
    • A. 

      Inattentiveness

    • B. 

      Excitability

    • C. 

      Impatience

    • D. 

      Unsafe acts or conditions

  • 6. 
    What is called a practical joke, but is a major cause of accidents?
    • A. 

      Unsafe acts or conditions

    • B. 

      Horseplay

    • C. 

      Hazing

    • D. 

      Slips and falls

  • 7. 
    What precaution should be taken when wearing metal-framed eyeglasses around an energized electrical circuit?
    • A. 

      Take glasses off before working with electricity

    • B. 

      Secure with a headband or neckband

    • C. 

      Do not use metal-framed glasses near electrical hazards

    • D. 

      Wear contacts instead of metal-framed glasses

  • 8. 
    What type of protective clothing do you wear while working around hot exhausts?
    • A. 

      Eye and hearing protection

    • B. 

      Eye and hand protection

    • C. 

      Long sleeves and gloves

    • D. 

      Long sleeves and eye protection

  • 9. 
    What position do you assume when lifting an object that is lower than your waist?
    • A. 

      Bend over and lift with legs

    • B. 

      Squat with back straight and lift with legs

    • C. 

      Squat and lift with arms

    • D. 

      Keep back straight and lift with arms

  • 10. 
    What is NOT considered one of the four major phases of safety training?
    • A. 

      Initial

    • B. 

      Supervisor safety training

    • C. 

      General training

    • D. 

      On-the-job training

    • E. 

      Job safety training

  • 11. 
    Why must supervisors be given formal safety training?
    • A. 

      Required by AFOQT as part of their up-grade training

    • B. 

      Because they have forgotten all they learned as Airmen

    • C. 

      So they have working knowledge of accident prevention, and accident prevention know-how

    • D. 

      So they have more knowledge than those they supervise

  • 12. 
    Select the two (2) most frequent methods used in job safety training.
    • A. 

      A personal interview by the supervisor

    • B. 

      A five-minute roll-call briefing

    • C. 

      A five-minute stand-up talks

    • D. 

      Initial safety training

  • 13. 
    When should you replace a cracked or broken tool?
    • A. 

      When it is no longer usable

    • B. 

      At the end of the shift

    • C. 

      Immediately

    • D. 

      Never

  • 14. 
    Which is NOT a way to prevent fires in all maintenance areas?
    • A. 

      Do not allow oily rags to accumulate

    • B. 

      Obey no smoking signs

    • C. 

      Throw cigarettes and matches in wastebaskets

    • D. 

      Do not allow clothes to become saturated with flammables

  • 15. 
    What two (2) factors must be considered to make a sealant effective?
    • A. 

      Select a sealant with a flashpoint of 80°F

    • B. 

      Make sure sealants are at least 50 feet away from ignition source

    • C. 

      Select the correct sealant for the job

    • D. 

      Make sure sealants are applied correctly

  • 16. 
    What TOs cover sealants, solvents and adhesives?
    • A. 

      AFOSHSTD 91-series

    • B. 

      42A3-1-2

    • C. 

      1-1-691

    • D. 

      00-25-172

  • 17. 
    Select how are sealants are generally packaged and available (select all that apply).
    • A. 

      Accelerator and base (AB)

    • B. 

      2-part can kit (KT)

    • C. 

      Semi-kit cartridge (CA)

    • D. 

      Premixed/frozen (OZ)

  • 18. 
    What is the defintion of sealant application life?
    • A. 

      The length of time a mixed sealant remains usable

    • B. 

      The length of time a mixed sealant remains usable at 75°F and 50% relative humidty

    • C. 

      The length of time an unmixed sealant remains usable at 75°F and 50% relative humidty

    • D. 

      The length of time an unmixed sealant remains unstable at 75°F and 50% realtive humidty

  • 19. 
    At what temperature-ratio does a sealant lose half its application life?
    • A. 

      For each 15°F above 75°F

    • B. 

      For each 18°F above 75°F

    • C. 

      For each 15°F below 75°F

    • D. 

      For each 18°F below 75°F

  • 20. 
    What is the purpose of solvents?
    • A. 

      To degrade and dissolve paints for easy removal

    • B. 

      To degrade oily deposits on metal for easy removal

    • C. 

      To degrade and dissolve oily and greasy soils for easy removal

    • D. 

      To degrade greasy soils from painted surfaces

  • 21. 
    Select three (3) sources of antenna radiation. 
    • A. 

      Satillite radio transmissions

    • B. 

      High-frequency radio transmissions

    • C. 

      Radar

    • D. 

      Electronic countermeasure devices

  • 22. 
    Select ALL the effects of antenna radiation on the human body and vital organs that apply.
    • A. 

      May cause burns beneath the skin

    • B. 

      Can cause cataracts in the eyes

    • C. 

      Electromagnetic energy raises internal body temperature

    • D. 

      Prolonged exposure can lead to skin irritation and/or rash

  • 23. 
    What are the dangers of an overheated brake assembly?
    • A. 

      Wheel and tire structure damage

    • B. 

      Increased tire pressure and possible tire blowout

    • C. 

      Potential fire hazard with magnesum wheels

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    How do you approach an overheated brake assembly?
    • A. 

      In-line with the affected axle/brake assembly

    • B. 

      From the nose or tail of the aircraft

    • C. 

      From only the tail of the aircraft

    • D. 

      From only the nose of the aircraft

  • 25. 
    Select all the major danger area(s) around an operating jet engine.
    • A. 

      Turbine plane of rotation

    • B. 

      Intake

    • C. 

      High intensity sound

    • D. 

      Exhaust

  • 26. 
    What is considered a safe distance from the intake of an operating jet engine?
    • A. 

      10 feet to front and sides

    • B. 

      15 feet to front and sides

    • C. 

      20 feet to front and sides

    • D. 

      25 feet to front and sides

  • 27. 
    What is considered a safe distance to the rear of an operating jet engine?
    • A. 

      About 100 feet to the rear

    • B. 

      About 150 feet to the rear

    • C. 

      About 200 feet to the rear

    • D. 

      About 250 feet to the rear

  • 28. 
    Why is the turbine wheel plane-of-rotation considered a danger area?
    • A. 

      High intensity noise

    • B. 

      Turbine wheel disintegration

    • C. 

      The suction caused by the turbine wheel

    • D. 

      The heat generated by the turbine wheel

  • 29. 
    What should be worn to protect hearing in addition to ear plugs in high intensity noise areas?
    • A. 

      Eye protection

    • B. 

      Ear defenders (or hardshell headset)

    • C. 

      Gloves

    • D. 

      Long sleeves and gloves

  • 30. 
    Select the reference(s) that provide guidance for aircraft servicing operations.
    • A. 

      TO 00-25-172

    • B. 

      AFOSHSTD 91-series

    • C. 

      AFI 21-101

    • D. 

      Specific Aircraft TOs

  • 31. 
    Select the three (3) things of paramount importance when servicing fuel.
    • A. 

      Ground all powered AGE equipment

    • B. 

      Use the right grade of fuel

    • C. 

      Protect yourself from health hazards

    • D. 

      Prevent fires and explosions

  • 32. 
    What could result from prolonged fuel exposure on skin?
    • A. 

      Irritated skin that develops a rash

    • B. 

      Headaches and dizziness

    • C. 

      Abdominal pain and constipation

    • D. 

      Stop breathing

  • 33. 
    What is the purpose for inspecting fire extinguisher seals?
    • A. 

      To ensure that there are no leaks of the fire retardant

    • B. 

      To ensure adequate pressure is available for fire suppression

    • C. 

      To ensure that the fire extinguisher has not previously been used

    • D. 

      To ensure that the inspection date has not been exceeded

  • 34. 
    Select ALL the TO(s) that list the criteria for positioning a fire extinguisher.
    • A. 

      AFSOHSTD 91-series

    • B. 

      TO 00-25-172

    • C. 

      Aircraft Specfic TOs

    • D. 

      AFI 21-101