How Much Do You Know About Physics And Airplanes? (Easy)

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 52

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Simply put, what is a force?
    • A. 

      A push only

    • B. 

      A pull only

    • C. 

      A push or a pull

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the name of the force that pushes a plane upwards?
    • A. 

      Lift

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Anti-gravity

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 3. 
    Which of the following results would result in Drag?A) Air resistance B) WindC) A storm
    • A. 

      A only

    • B. 

      A and B only

    • C. 

      A and C only

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What are the two VERTICAL forces acting on a flying plane?
    • A. 

      Lift and Drag

    • B. 

      Lift and Weight

    • C. 

      Thrust and Drag

    • D. 

      Thrust and Weight

  • 5. 
    Which type of energy directly causes thrust?
    • A. 

      Chemical Potential Energy

    • B. 

      Thermal Energy

    • C. 

      Kinetic Energy

    • D. 

      Gravity

  • 6. 
    True or false, there cannot be friction between two gases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which types of potential energy are present in a real airplane?A) Chemical Potential EnergyB) Elastic Potential EnergyC) Gravitational Potential Energy
    • A. 

      A only

    • B. 

      B only

    • C. 

      A and C only

    • D. 

      B and C only

  • 8. 
    What force attracts us towards the surface of the earth?
    • A. 

      Friction

    • B. 

      Lift

    • C. 

      Tension

    • D. 

      Gravity

  • 9. 
    The chemical potential energy of a substance be released by:
    • A. 

      Throwing it onto the ground

    • B. 

      Burning it

    • C. 

      Crushing it

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Which part of the plane generates lift?
    • A. 

      Engine

    • B. 

      Fuselage

    • C. 

      Wings

    • D. 

      Cockpit

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