Gte Tutorial 1 MCQ

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  • 1. 
    The turbine section of a jet engine
    • A. 

      Increases air velocity to generate thrust forces.

    • B. 

      Utilizes heat energy to expand and accelerate the incoming gas flow.

    • C. 

      Drives the compressor section.

  • 2. 
    The velocity of subsonic air as it flows through a convergent nozzle
    • A. 

      Increases.

    • B. 

      Decreases.

    • C. 

      Remains constant.

  • 3. 
    The pressure of subsonic air as it flows through a convergent nozzle
    • A. 

      Increases.

    • B. 

      Decreases.

    • C. 

      Remains constant

  • 4. 
    In a jet engine, the
    • A. 

      Compressor drives the turbine.

    • B. 

      Air enters at the turbine.

    • C. 

      Turbine drives the compressor.

  • 5. 
    When the stem of an inflated balloon is released, the balloon will
    • A. 

      Move in the direction of the stem.

    • B. 

      Move in the opposite direction of the stem.

    • C. 

      Remain stationary

  • 6. 
    The statement “To every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction” is
    • A. 

      Bernoulli’s Theorem.

    • B. 

      Newton’s third Law of Motion.

    • C. 

      Newton’s first Law of Motion.

  • 7. 
    Rockets are unable to accelerate in space because:
    • A. 

      There is no air in space for the rockets to push off from.

    • B. 

      There is no air resistance in space.

    • C. 

      Nonsense! Rockets do accelerate in space.

  • 8. 
    The statement “To every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction” is
    • A. 

      Bernoulli’s Theorem.

    • B. 

      Newton’s third Law of Motion.

    • C. 

      Newton’s first Law of Motion.

  • 9. 
    Newton’s first law of motion states:
    • A. 

      For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.

    • B. 

      A body will continue to remain at rest or in uniform motion in a straight line unless acted upon by an external force

    • C. 

      The rate of change of momentum of a body is proportional to the force applied to it.

  • 10. 
    Kinetic energy is attributed to:
    • A. 

      Pressure

    • B. 

      Motion

    • C. 

      Altitude

  • 11. 
    Power is defined as the rate of:
    • A. 

      Application of a force

    • B. 

      Change in velocity

    • C. 

      Doing work

  • 12. 
    Force is the product of mass and:
    • A. 

      Velocity

    • B. 

      Acceleration

    • C. 

      Distance

  • 13. 
    A turbo-fan engine is:
    • A. 

      An engine with a propeller

    • B. 

      A single spool engine

    • C. 

      A by-pass engine

  • 14. 
    A turbo-shaft engine is:
    • A. 

      An engine that drives something other than a propeller

    • B. 

      An engine that drives a propeller

    • C. 

      free turbine engine

  • 15. 
    What turbine engine section provides for proper mixing of the fuel and air?
    • A. 

      Combustion section

    • B. 

      Compressor section

    • C. 

      Diffuser section

  • 16. 
    A gas turbine engine comprises which three main sections?
    • A. 

      Compressor, diffuser, and stator.

    • B. 

      Turbine, combustion, and stator.

    • C. 

      Turbine, compressor, and combustion.

  • 17. 
    Between each row of rotating blades in a turbine engine compressor, there is a row of stationary blades which act to diffuse the air. These stationary blades are called
    • A. 

      Buckets.

    • B. 

      Rotors.

    • C. 

      Stators.

  • 18. 
    The air passing through the combustion chamber of a turbine engine is
    • A. 

      Used to support combustion and to cool the engine.

    • B. 

      Entirely combined with fuel and burned.

    • C. 

      Speeded up and heated by the action of the turbines.

  • 19. 
    The compressor stators in a gas turbine engine act as diffusers to
    • A. 

      Decrease the velocity of the gas flow.

    • B. 

      Increase the velocity of the gas flow.

    • C. 

      Increase the velocity and decrease the pressure of the gas.

  • 20. 
    At what stage in a turbine engine are gas pressures the greatest?
    • A. 

      Compressor inlet.

    • B. 

      Turbine outlet.

    • C. 

      Compressor outlet.

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