Aircraft Volume 3 Unit Review Exercises

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Aircraft Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    1. (401) What type of fuselage construction uses a fabric or thin metal covering, and may be found on small, lightweight aircraft?
    • A. 

      Truss.

    • B. 

      Cantilever.

    • C. 

      Monocoque.

    • D. 

      Semimonocoque

  • 2. 
    2. (401) The primary structural components of an aircraft wing include the spars, ribs, and
    • A. 

      Skin.

    • B. 

      Stringers.

    • C. 

      Empennage.

    • D. 

      Trailing edge.

  • 3. 
    3. (401) Which assembly includes the aft end of the fuselage of conventionally designed aircraft?
    • A. 

      Fairing.

    • B. 

      Ailerons.

    • C. 

      Empennage.

    • D. 

      Trailing edge.

  • 4. 
    4. (402) Which of the following are examples of secondary flight controls?
    • A. 

      Ailerons.

    • B. 

      Rudders.

    • C. 

      Trim tabs.

    • D. 

      Elevators.

  • 5. 
    5. (403) Low observable (LO) technology allows modern aircraft to avoid
    • A. 

      Enemy aircraft.

    • B. 

      Enemy radar.

    • C. 

      Friendly forces.

    • D. 

      Night flying incidents.

  • 6. 
    6. (404) The situation that describes an ideal installation of a bolt on an aircraft component is the grip length of the bolt is
    • A. 

      Slightly shorter than the thickness of the materials being joined.

    • B. 

      The same as the thickness of the materials being joined.

    • C. 

      Slightly longer than the materials being joined.

    • D. 

      Much longer than the materials being joined.

  • 7. 
    7. (404) The size of a bolt is generally stated in terms of its
    • A. 

      Weight, diameter, and head size.

    • B. 

      Head size, grip length, and weight.

    • C. 

      Length, weight, and threads per inch.

    • D. 

      Diameter, length, and threads per inch.

  • 8. 
    8. (404) What type of bolt is used where standard-type bolt is impractical?
    • A. 

      Clevis.

    • B. 

      Eyebolt.

    • C. 

      Twelve point.

    • D. 

      Stud.

  • 9. 
    9. (405) For which aircraft application should a self-locking nut not be installed?
    • A. 

      Attachment of a pulley.

    • B. 

      Attachment of an antifriction bearing.

    • C. 

      Mounting an accessory near the engine.

    • D. 

      Connecting sections of a movable joint.

  • 10. 
    10. (406) Which type of rivet is used on the top skin surface of an aircraft?
    • A. 

      Flathead.

    • B. 

      Countersunk.

    • C. 

      Roundhead.

    • D. 

      Brazier head.

  • 11. 
    11. (406) Which is a feature of the hi-lok type of fastener?
    • A. 

      It is a single-part fastener

    • B. 

      It can easily be overtorqued.

    • C. 

      It can be installed with hand tools.

    • D. 

      It is a low-strength threaded fastener.

  • 12. 
    12. (407) What type of tubing is used in high-pressure systems such as the landing gear system?
    • A. 

      Copper.

    • B. 

      Stainless steel.

    • C. 

      Titanium alloy.

    • D. 

      Aluminum alloy.

  • 13. 
    13. (408) Flexible hose is used in areas of the aircraft
    • A. 

      Which are subject to great amount of vibration.

    • B. 

      Which are not subject to vibration.

    • C. 

      Where flexibility is not required.

    • D. 

      Where rigidity is required.

  • 14. 
    14. (408) Which example is not acceptable regarding the installation of a flexible hose assembly?
    • A. 

      Use oil to aid the installation of a self-sealing hose.

    • B. 

      Install the hose so that it will not be subjected to twisting.

    • C. 

      Ensure clamps are not so tight that they restrict flow.

    • D. 

      Support the hose at least every 24 inches of length.

  • 15. 
    16. (410) What is the maximum number of widely-spaced bolts that may be safety-wired together using the double-twist method?
    • A. 

      2.

    • B. 

      3.

    • C. 

      4.

    • D. 

      5.

  • 16. 
    15. (409) What is the first step when removing a V-band type coupling?
    • A. 

      Remove the nut.

    • B. 

      Cut the safety wire.

    • C. 

      Remove the snap rings.

    • D. 

      Pull back on the.

  • 17. 
    17. (410) What minimum diameter safety wire should be installed on bolts having a .050-inch drilled hole?
    • A. 

      .020-inch.

    • B. 

      .028-inch.

    • C. 

      .032-inch.

    • D. 

      .045-inch

  • 18. 
    18. (411) Why is the use of cotter pins on aircraft systems favorable?
    • A. 

      They can be reused after removal.

    • B. 

      They are stronger than safety wire.

    • C. 

      They are less expensive than other pins.

    • D. 

      They can be removed and installed quickly.

  • 19. 
    19. (412) During an integral tank inspection, you discover an area at which the protective coating is scarred and the metal is discolored. Pitting has also occurred to a depth of one mil (0.001 inch). What degree of corrosion has taken place?
    • A. 

      Light.

    • B. 

      Severe.

    • C. 

      Moderate.

    • D. 

      Intermediate.

  • 20. 
    20. (413) When installing removable screws and bolts, what portion is coated with sealant?
    • A. 

      Install only nonmetal hardware and clamps.

    • B. 

      Spray all metal surfaces to be installed with SAE–10 oil.

    • C. 

      Paint all exposed metal on the clamp and attaching hardware.

    • D. 

      Coat the lower side of the heads of screws and bolts with sealant.

  • 21. 
    21. (414) What types of hammers are used in fuel systems maintenance?
    • A. 

      Mallets and claw hammers.

    • B. 

      Claw and ball-peen hammers.

    • C. 

      Soft-faced mallets and ball-peen hammers.

    • D. 

      Mallets and plastic-face hammers.

  • 22. 
    22. (414) Which type of wrench should you use to tighten an internal wrenching nut?
    • A. 

      Adjustable jaw.

    • B. 

      Recessed.

    • C. 

      Socket.

    • D. 

      Allen.

  • 23. 
    23. (415) What should you use to clean tools that are extremely greasy and grimy?
    • A. 

      JP–4 or gasoline.

    • B. 

      Approved cleaning solvent.

    • C. 

      Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK).

    • D. 

      Aluminum oxide abrasive cloth.

  • 24. 
    24. (416) How many foot-pounds of torque are produced by 120 inch-pounds of force on a breakaway-type torque wrench?
    • A. 

      10.

    • B. 

      12.

    • C. 

      20.

    • D. 

      60.

  • 25. 
    25. (417) What powered tool would you use to remove access door screws?
    • A. 

      Impact wrench.

    • B. 

      Speed handle.

    • C. 

      Air hammer.

    • D. 

      Electric drill with adapter.

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