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76.

In a straight and level flight of an aircraft


a) Lift equals aircraft weight
c) Lift is less than weight

b) Lift is more than weight


d) Depends upon size of aircraft and its loading

77. Whenever lift is generated, there is certain amount of drag associated with it.
This is called
a) Form drag
d) Shape drag

b) Skin friction drag

c) Induced drag

78. Lift generated by an airfoil is maximum at an angle of attack of about


a) 0 degrees

b) 4 degrees

c) 12 degrees

d) Stalling

value

79. Lift generated by an aircraft depends upon


a) Density, forward velocity & aircraft area
b) Density, square of forward velocity and aircraft area
c) Density, square of forward velocity and wing area
d) Density, forward velocity & wing area

80. Lift on a wing


a) Acts through centre of gravity

b) Acts vertically upwards

c) Is perpendicular to chord line


d) Acts vertically upwards through centre of pressure
30. The stresses to which Aircraft are subjected are
a) Tension

b) Torsion

c) Bending

d) All of these

31. The internal force of a substance which opposes the deformation is called

a) Strain

b) Stress

c) Tension

d) Torsion

32. The twisting load on the structure is called


a) Torsion

b) Tension

c) Strain

d) Compression

33. Bending stress is the combination of


a) Compression and shear

b) Shear and tension

c) Compression and tension

d) Tension and shear

34. Permanent deformation of structure is called


a) Stress

b) Strain

c) Tension

d) Bend

35. In monocoque fuselage construction, main members are


a) Frame, bulk head, longerons

b) Bulkhead, stringers, longerons

c) Formers, frame assembly and bulkhead

d) Longerons, stringers and frames

36. In true monocoque construction primary stresses is taken by


a) Skin

b) Frames

c) Bulkhead

d) Longerons

37. A semi monocoque construction fuselage is made of


a) Bulkhead and frame

b) Frame, longerons and stringer

c) Bulkhead, frame, longerons & stringers

d) Bulkhead, frame & formers

38. The skin of semi monocoque fuselage carries


a) No load

b) Full load

c) Part of the load d) Half of the load

39. The cabin, flight compartment and baggage compartment are incorporated into
a sealed unit to hold air pressure
a) More than atmosphere pressure

b) Less than atmosphere pressure

c) Equal to atmosphere pressure

d) None of these

40. To check the cabin for air tightness is called


a) Cabin static pressure test

b) Cabin dynamic pressure test

c) Leak check

d) All of these

41. An object demonstrates positive dynamic stability if the amplitude of


motion
a) Decreases with time
b) Increases with time
c) Neither increases nor decreases
d) None of these
42. The angle between the chord of the tail plane and the chord of the main
plane is known as
a) Lateral dihedral
b) Longitudinal dihedral
c) Normal dihedral
d) Vertical dihedral
43. The longitudinal stability of aeroplane is dependent on
a) Position of C of G
b) Movement of C of P on the main plane and
fuselage
c) Area of the tale plane, its aspect ratio, distance from C of G
d) All
of these
44. Mark the correct statement for horizontal stabilizer
a) It always produces nose up pitching moment
b) It always produces nose down pitching moment
c) Either a) or b) depending upon the design
d) Provides no pitching moment
45. Slip or side slipping refers to any motion of the Aircraft
a) Towards upper wing
b) To downward
c) Towards the lower wing
d) All of these

46. Rotating the control wheel clockwise will move


a) The right aileron upward
b) The right aileron downward
c) As in a) & flight spoiler on right wing up
d) As in a) & flight
spoiler on left wing up
47. At high speed flight, to avoid excessively large rolling moments or
unacceptable structural loading or wing twist, devices used are
a) Flaps
b) Slots
c) Outboard ailerons
d) Inboard ailerons
48. The principal surface contributing to the lateral stability of an Aircraft is
a) Side surfaces b) The fuselage c) Tail plane
d) None of these
49. Dihedral angle on the main planes provide with
a) Longitudinal stability
b) Dynamic stability
c) Lateral stability
d) Horizontal stability
50. Aft moment of the control stick will cause
a) Both elevators to move up
to move down
c) Left elevator will move up and right will move down
Movement of horizontal stabilizer

b) Both elevators
d)

19. For accurate location of particular area on an a/c, which of the following is
necessary?

a) Water line
b) Butt line
c) As in a) & b) in conjunction with
station line d) None
26. For flight equilibrium, designer tries to fix the CG
a) and C of P together
b) At rear of C of P
c) In front of most forward position of CP
d) Along aerodynamic C of P
27. Flight calculations are based on the magnitude and direction of
a) Lift & drag
b) Weight & thrust
c) Lift & thrust
Both a) & b)

d)

28. The factors limiting the aspect ratio are


a) Structural consideration
b) Drag consideration
c) Lift consideration
d) Both a) & b)
29. What is required to reduce the landing speed?
a) A low minimum drag coefficient
b) A small movement of C of P
c) A high max CL
d) A high value of CL3/2/CD

38. To check the angle of the main structural component in relation to the
longitudinal and lateral axis is known as
a) Incidence check b) Dihedral check
check

c) Structural alignment check d) Verticality

42. Bending stress is the combination of


a) Compression and shear

b) Shear and tension

c) Compression and tension

d) Tension and shear

43. In true monocoque construction primary stresses is taken by


a) Skin

b) Frames

c) Bulkhead

d) Longerons

44. The skin of semi monocoque fuselage carries


a) No load

b) Full load

c) Part of the load d) Half of the load

45. The longitudinal stability of aeroplane is dependent on


a) Position of C of G
b) Movement of C of P on the main plane and
fuselage
c) Area of the tale plane, its aspect ratio, distance from C of G
d) All
of these
53. The factors limiting the aspect ratio are
a) Structural consideration
b) Drag consideration
c) Lift consideration
d) Both a) & b)
56. During routine check, the fuselage should be inspected for
a) Corrosion

b) Fretting

c) Spilage

d) All of these

57. The truss type fuselage is covered by


a) Steel sheet

b) Al alloy sheet

c) Fabric

d) All of these

40. In semimonocoque fuselage primary bending load is taken by


a) Frame

b) Stringer

c) Longerons

d) Bulk head

41. In external bracing wing the landing and aerodynamic loads is carried by
a) Spar
Bracing struts

b) Rib

c) Wing joints

d)

45. For flight equilibrium adequate restoring moment can be achieved by fixing C of
G (Centre of Gravity)
a) And C of P (Pressure) together
c) Front of C of P

b) Rear of C of P
d) Along Aerodynamic C of P

46. The point on the chord line at which the total lift of a section at an aerofoil is
considered to act is known as
a) Centre of Gravity

b) Centre of Pressure

c) Lift

d) None of the above

47. The difference between the angles of incidence between the main plane and
tailplane is known as
a) Diheddral

b) Anhedral

c) Longitudinal Dihedral

d) None of

above

48. The type of drag which is produced by non lifting surfaces is known as
a) Parasite drag
Induced drag

b) Wing drag

c) Skin friction

d)

49. The stability which is due to features incorporated in the design of the aircraft is
called
a) Inherent stability
stability

b) Neutral stability c) Static stability

d) Dynamic

50. The angle of attack of an aerofoil such as wing is the angle between the
a)
b)
c)
d)

Chord of the wing and the longitudinal axis


Chord of the wing and the relative airflow
Chord of the wing and horizontal axis
Angle of incidence and stall angle

55. In cantilever wing design


a) No external support is required

b) Bracing is required

c) Drag wire is fitted

d) None of these

56. The principal structured member of the wing is


a) Rib

b) Spar

c) Stringer

d) Formers

56. In semimonocoque fuselage primary bending load is taken by


(a) frame

(b) stringer

(c) longerons

(d) bulk

hand

57. In external bracing wing the landing and aerodynamic loads is carried by
(a) spar

(b) rib

(c) wing joints

(d) bracing

struts

58. In main plane at the inboard end of the wing near the attachment point
to the fuselage heavily stressed rib is called
(a) butt rib

(b) bulk head rip

(c) compression rib

(d) all of them

59. Aircraft requiring extra wing area to aid lift often are
(a) split flap

(b) plain flap

(c) fowler flap

them

60. On multiengine aircraft Nacelles or pods are located

(d) all of

(a) above the m/p

(b) below the m/p

(c) at the leading edge of the m/p

(d) all the above

80. For flight equilibrium adequate restoring moment can be achieved by


fixing C of G (Centre of Gravity)
(a) end C of P (Pressure) together
( c) front of C of P

(b) rear of C of P
(d) along aerodynamic C of P

67. Aspect ratio of a wing is defined as the ratio of


(a) Wing span to the wind root
(b) Square of the chord to the wing span
(c) Wing span to the mean chord

68. A wing with a very high aspect ratio will have


(a) Low drag at high angles of attack
(b) A low stall speed
(c) Good control at low speed
(d) All of the above
1. A device which gives lateral control and is mounted at the upper surface of wing
(a) spoiler
(b) vertex generator
(c) tab
(d) flap

53. In a straight and level flight of an aircraft


a) Lift equals aircraft weight
c) Lift is less than weight
its loading

b) Lift is more than weight


d) Depends upon size of aircraft and

54. Whenever lift is generated, there is certain amount of drag associated with it.
This is called

a) Form drag
d) Shape drag

b) Skin friction drag

c) Induced drag

55. Lift generated by an airfoil is maximum at an angle of attack of about


a) 0 degrees
value

b) 4 degrees

c) 12 degrees

d) Stalling

56. Lift generated by an aircraft depends upon


a) Density, forward velocity & aircraft area
b) Density, square of forward velocity and aircraft area
c) Density, square of forward velocity and wing area
d) Density, forward velocity & wing area

57. Lift on a wing


a) Acts through centre of gravity
c) Is perpendicular to chord line
pressure

b) Acts vertically upwards


d) Acts vertically upwards through centre of

68. Flight calculations are based on the magnitude and direction of


a) Lift & drag
b) Weight & thrust
c) Lift & thrust
d) Both a) & b)
69. The factors limiting the aspect ratio are
a) Structural consideration
c) Lift consideration

b) Drag consideration
d) Both a) & b)

70. What is required to reduce the landing speed?


a) A low minimum drag coefficient
b) A small movement of C of
P
c) A high max CL
d) A high value of CL3/2/CD
1) Stab trim control used for
a) Change the angle of incident of horizontal stabilizer
b) Change the longitudinal dihedral

c) Movement of control surfaces fitted at empennage


d) All of the above