Geometry Trivia Quiz

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Geometry Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Atmospheric pressure at sea level is
    • A. 

      14.7

    • B. 

      17.4

    • C. 

      29.92

    • D. 

      29.29

  • 2. 
    A barometer is designed to measure pressure in
    • A. 

      Pounds per square inch

    • B. 

      Inches of mercury

    • C. 

      Milibars of alcohol

    • D. 

      Ounces of air

  • 3. 
    The primary force an airfoil has to defeat is
    • A. 

      Lift

    • B. 

      Drag

    • C. 

      Thrust

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 4. 
    The force that acts upward at a right angle to the direction of the relative wind is
    • A. 

      Lift

    • B. 

      Drag

    • C. 

      Thrust

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 5. 
    The force that acts parallel to the relative wind is
    • A. 

      Lift

    • B. 

      Drag

    • C. 

      Gravity

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 6. 
    The stress that resists the force tending to cause one layer of material to slide over an adjacent layer is called
    • A. 

      Bending

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Torsion

    • D. 

      Shear

  • 7. 
    What is the design that uses any combination of logerons, stringers, bulkheads and frames in the construction of a fuselage called?
    • A. 

      Fuselage

    • B. 

      Longerons

    • C. 

      Monocoque

    • D. 

      Semi-monocoque

  • 8. 
    The structural member used to give shape to the aircraft and provide a means for attaching the skin to the structure are called
    • A. 

      Longerons

    • B. 

      Bulkheads

    • C. 

      Stringers

    • D. 

      Frames

  • 9. 
    The most common type of material used  for fuselage construction is
    • A. 

      Steel

    • B. 

      Titanium

    • C. 

      Magnesium

    • D. 

      Aluminum alloy

  • 10. 
    The wing design used in most modern military aircraft is
    • A. 

      Cantilever

    • B. 

      Monocoque

    • C. 

      External braced

    • D. 

      Semi-monocoque

  • 11. 
    The fixed verticle surface of the empennage is called the
    • A. 

      Stabilator

    • B. 

      Elevator

    • C. 

      Rudder

    • D. 

      Fin

  • 12. 
    Engine mounts are typically made of corrosion- resistant steel is able to withstand forces of
    • A. 

      120000 to 140000 psi

    • B. 

      150000 to 170000 psi

    • C. 

      180000 to 200000 psi

    • D. 

      210000 to 230000 psi

  • 13. 
    The main difference between inspection panels and plates is
    • A. 

      Size

    • B. 

      Material

    • C. 

      Location

    • D. 

      Installation

  • 14. 
    A network of ultrafine cracks that form on or under the surface of transparent plastic is called
    • A. 

      Crazing

    • B. 

      Casting

    • C. 

      Fretting

    • D. 

      Pitting

  • 15. 
    What are the reference locations in the verticle direction measured from a reference datum that is usually well below the aircraft called
    • A. 

      Buttlines

    • B. 

      Waterlines

    • C. 

      Buttock stations

    • D. 

      Fuselage stations

  • 16. 
    Movement about the verticle axis is called
    • A. 

      Roll

    • B. 

      Yaw

    • C. 

      Crab

    • D. 

      Pitch

  • 17. 
    Which flight control surface is a longitudinal control surface?
    • A. 

      Rudder

    • B. 

      Aileron

    • C. 

      Elevator

    • D. 

      Wing flaps

  • 18. 
    Which of these is attached to the trailing edge of a horizontal stabilizer?
    • A. 

      Flap

    • B. 

      Spoiler

    • C. 

      Rudder

    • D. 

      Elevator

  • 19. 
    When making a right turn, the relative position of the ailerons is the right aileron trailing edge is
    • A. 

      Up, left aileron trailing edge is up

    • B. 

      Up, left aileron trailing edge is down

    • C. 

      Down, left aileron trailing edge is up

    • D. 

      Down, left aileron trailing edge is down

  • 20. 
    The purpose of wing flaps is to
    • A. 

      Increase lift and drag

    • B. 

      Decrease lift and drag

    • C. 

      Increase lift and decrease drag

    • D. 

      Decrease lift and increase drag

  • 21. 
    The purpose of aircraft trim system is to
    • A. 

      Reduce the amount of lift

    • B. 

      Prevent the aircraft from stalling

    • C. 

      Correct minor deviation in flight alttitude

    • D. 

      Improve augmented lateral control surface movement

  • 22. 
    Matter is any substance that has mass and
    • A. 

      Can be seen

    • B. 

      Occupies space

    • C. 

      Has constant volume

    • D. 

      Cannot be compressed

  • 23. 
    Atoms are made up of
    • A. 

      Molecules, protons, neutrons

    • B. 

      Protons, molecules, electrons

    • C. 

      Molecules, neutrons, electrons

    • D. 

      Protons, neutrons, electrons

  • 24. 
    Electrons can be released from their outer orbit by the following forces except
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Cold

    • C. 

      Chemical action

    • D. 

      Changing magnetic field

  • 25. 
    What is the electrical pressure that causes electrons to flow through the conductor called?
    • A. 

      Chemical swap

    • B. 

      Crossfeed field

    • C. 

      Electromotive force

    • D. 

      Transferring magnetic field