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AIRCRAFT POWERPLANT (JET ENGINES)

1. A gas turbine engine which gets 100% of its power from the core engine.

a.

Turbofan

b.

Turboprop

c.

Turbojet

d.

Turboshaft

2. Which of the following types of gas turbine engines produces the highest propulsive efficiencies at airspeed below 400

mph?

a.

Turbojet

b.

Turboprop

c.

Turboshaft

d.

Turbofan

3. It is used to increase the service life of an engine. It is a fixed limitation for the maximum thrust of an engine on a range of ambient temperatures.

a.

Flat rating

b.

Idle rating

c.

Go-around rating

d.

Max power rating

4. In military aircrafts equipped with supersonic inlet cone, when the aircraft goes supersonic, the cone moves outward the inlet duct to

a.

Produce multiple oblique shock waves and a normal shock wave to reduce the airflow velocity

b.

Allow the supersonic air to slightly cool down before entering the inlet to prevent compressor stall

c.

Prevent compressor stall by increasing the ram pressure of the airflow entering the inlet

d.

To increase mass airflow entering the inlet duct to increase thrust

5. What is one advantage of a centrifugal compressor over axial compressor?

a.

Higher compressor efficiency at optimum speed

b.

Higher achievable total pressure ratio

c.

High starting power requirements

d.

Higher pressure rise per stage

6. Which of the following can be a cause of compressor stall and surge?

a.

Activation of bleed air valves

b.

LP and HP Compressor at optimum rpm

c.

Rapid increase in fuel flow and high rpm which cause high burner pressure

d.

Transient operation at supersonic speeds and activation of VIGV

7. The part of turbine engine exhaust section which has the purpose of channeling and collecting turbine discharge gases into single jet.

a.

Exhaust cone

b.

Exhaust duct

c.

Exhaust nozzle

d.

Exhaust pipe

8. A type of thrust reverser which is commonly used on high bypass ratio turbofan engines.

a.

Bucket type

b.

Clamshell door type

c.

Cascade type

d.

Blow out type

9. In a turbine engine hot tank lubrication system, the oil cooler is in the

a.

Pressure subsystem

b.

Scavenge subsystem

c.

Vent subsystem

d.

Drain subsystem

10. APU provides

a.

Hydraulic and electric power

b.

Pneumatic and electric power

c.

Electrical power only