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# Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering MCQ

### A pilot that is specially trained to test aircraft is called what?

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### What is a test pilot specially trained to do?

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### How long after takeoff does an airplane begin flying?

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### Pilots deploy what when they land so that the airplane is no longer "lifted"?

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### What distance away from the friend would you have to be to hear what they say?

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### The speed of sound is the speed at which what travels?

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### In what kind of vehicle is a skid used?

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### What is a runner used as part of the landing gear called?

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### What do pilots in flight simulators see, hear and feel like they are in?

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### What are the six steps of the scientific method?

Correct Answer: State the problem, create a hypothesis, design an experiment, perform the experiment, organize and analyze the data, draw conclusions

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### How many steps are there in the scientific method?

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### Pitch, roll, and yaw are examples of which three basic motions?

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### Pitch, roll and yaw are the rotational motions of an airplane around what other axes?

Correct Answer: Lateral, longitudinal and vertical

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### Pitch, roll and yaw are the rotational motions of an airplane around what three axes?

Correct Answer: The lateral, longitudinal and vertical axes

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### What does raising the aileron on the left wing do?

Correct Answer: Roll to the left

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### What direction will the aircraft turn around its axis?

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### A rotational motion in which the aircraft turns around its?

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### What kind of aircraft are placed into these categories?

Correct Answer: The regimes of flight are subsonic, transonic, supersonic and hypersonic.

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### The speed regimes of flight are known as what?

Correct Answer: Subsonic, transonic, supersonic and hypersonic

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### What type of investigation is the term "research" used to describe?

Correct Answer: A carefully planned and performed

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### What is an example of an investigation that is carefully planned and performed?

Correct Answer: A carefully planned and performed investigation, searching for previously unknown facts

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### What does "research" mean?

Correct Answer: Investigation, searching for previously unknown facts

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### What does reconnaissance mean in aviation?

Correct Answer: To fly over and look closely at an area below

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### What is the act of flying over an area to gather information about it called?

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### What can be controlled to change the amount of thrust?

Correct Answer: The speed of the propellers

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### How can an engine change the amount of thrust that is created by the propellers?

Correct Answer: By changing the speed of the propellers

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### What can an engine control by changing the speed of the propellers?

Correct Answer: The amount of thrust

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### What type of molecule might be pressing against a surface?

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### What does "air pressure" refer to?

Correct Answer: Air molecules pressing against a surface like the bottom of a wing

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### What does the pilot use to lower the elevators?

Correct Answer: Pushing forward on the control stick

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### What would you call a rotational motion in which an airplane turns around its lateral axis?

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### What is an example of something that can be a pilot?

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### What makes an aircraft fly?

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### What does the payload include?

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### What is the term for the load carried by an aircraft?

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### What is the opposing force that is pulling the aircraft in the opposite direction?

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### What force would be opposing the weight force if the aircraft were flying straight and level?

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### What name did NACA have after 1958?

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### When did the name of the agency change from the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration?

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### Most aircraft built today have only one set of?

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### What are most modern aircraft classified as?

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### How many hydrogen atoms are in one molecule of water?

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### What are the wind tunnel engineers creating when they create a model of an aircraft?

Correct Answer: A precise replica of the outside of an aircraft

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### What does a model of an aircraft include?

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### What do wind tunnel engineers create models of?

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### What is an example of an aircraft that is only flown by the military?

Correct Answer: The Air Force YF-23

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### What is an example of an aircraft that is flown only by the military?

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### What is the axis of motion around which the concept of roll is based?

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### What is the axis along which roll occurs?

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### What is a motion around the longitudinal axis called?

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### What is the weight force that an airplane is designed to oppose?

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### The front edge of an airfoil is what shape?

Correct Answer: Rounded and thicker than the trailing edge

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### The front edge of an airfoil is called what?

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### Pitch is a motion around what axis?

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### What can the landing gear be retracted into?

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### What can be used to reduce drag?

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### What does an undercarriage reduce?

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### The jet engine creates a high-velocity air jet to propel what?

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### What kind of engine works by creating a high-velocity jet of air?

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### What are the purpose of the instruments?

Correct Answer: To observe, measure and control

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### What is the definition of hypothesis?

Correct Answer: A prediction which needs to be tested to tell if it is correct

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### What kind of prediction needs to be tested?

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### What is the name of the reusable launch vehicle?

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### How fast will the Hyper-X be while in the atmosphere?

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### What does the horizontal stabilizer help increase?

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### What is the horizontal stabilizer also known as?

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### What are we usually encounterned with when we encounter gravity?

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### What does gravity pull an object toward?

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### What does the "public" term mean?

Correct Answer: The operation of aircraft that belong to the public

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### What does the operation of aircraft belong to?

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### How are flight tests used to investigate an aircraft's capabilities?

Correct Answer: To investigate how fast, how far and how high an aircraft can go

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### To investigate how an aircraft handles and performs, what is used as a type of flight test?

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### What is a tool of aeronautics that uses a flight simulator on the ground?

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### What does the pilot do when landing with the flaps extended?

Correct Answer: Increasing the camber of the wing

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### What does the flaps change the shape of?

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### What are flaps used to increase at slower air speeds?

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### What part of the tail is called a fin?

Correct Answer: Another word for the vertical portion

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### What word is used to describe the horizontal portion of the tail?

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### What department is responsible for the Federal Aviation Administration?

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### What organization is in charge of aviation in the United States?

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### What type of engineer designs an experiment to test a new design?

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### What is the term for a set of controlled procedures designed to test an idea or hypothesis?

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### What type of device might an engineer build that would be an example of electrical engineering?

Correct Answer: Mechanical or electrical devices

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### What is someone who designs and builds mechanical or electrical devices known as?

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### What do planes with propellers use to provide forward thrust?

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### What do jet engines do?

Correct Answer: Provide the thrust force that pushes the airplane through the air

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### In an airplane, what do engines often drive?

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### What is the term for the parts of an airplane located at the tail end?

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### What is the purpose of the horizontal tail elevators?

Correct Answer: To make the airplane pitch

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### Elevators on the horizontal part of the tail are used to make what control?

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### What does the control stick do when someone pulls back on it?

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### What causes drag on an airplane?

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### How far from the fuselage is the connection point of the wings?

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### The dihedral angle is formed where the wings connect to the what?

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### What is the name of the type of sweepback wing?

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### What is the altitude at which a delta wing can fly at twice the speed of sound?

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### What do you do when you come into land?

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### When an airplane comes in to land, it decelerates and rolls to a what?

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