The Physics Of An Airplane Quiz

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The Physics Of An Airplane Quiz

This quiz is to test your knowledge of the basic principles of flight.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is NOT one of the four aerodynamic forces?
    • A. 

      Lift

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Thrust

    • D. 

      Weight

    • E. 

      Drag

  • 2. 
    Which aerodynamic force is known as "the resistance of air"?
    • A. 

      Thrust

    • B. 

      Weight/Gravity

    • C. 

      Lift

    • D. 

      Drag

  • 3. 
    What is a "natural" force acting upon the airplane?
    • A. 

      Weight/Gravity

    • B. 

      The pilot

    • C. 

      The propeller

    • D. 

      The Wings

  • 4. 
    Who were the brothers that invented the airplane?
    • A. 

      Bill and Harry Wright

    • B. 

      Milton and Kurtis Smith

    • C. 

      Orville and Wilbur Wright

    • D. 

      Ben and Jerry

  • 5. 
    Which principle explains how an airplane flies?
    • A. 

      Bernoulli's Principal

    • B. 

      Brownian's Principal

    • C. 

      Fizeau's Principal

    • D. 

      Schroedinger's Principal

  • 6. 
    Which part of the airplane creates the lift?
    • A. 

      The Pilot

    • B. 

      The Propeller

    • C. 

      The Rudder

    • D. 

      The Wings

  • 7. 
    What force must be created by an airplane, in order to overcome drag?
    • A. 

      Thrust

    • B. 

      Weight/Gravity

    • C. 

      Lift

    • D. 

      Pressure