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Aerodynamic Quiz

  1. Name the Aerodynamic force(s).
  1. thrust
  2. drag
  3. b and e
  4. weight
  5. lift
  1. What thing(s) must be present in order for lift and drag forces to take place?
  1. a fluid
  2. motion
  3. Liftodrago Wind
  4. a and b
  5. none of the above
  1. In what direction does lift take place?
  1. in the direction of the motion of an object
  2. in the opposite direction of the motion of an object
  3. lift has no particular direction
  4. perpendicular to the motion
  5. none of the above
  1. In what direction does drag take place?
  1. in the direction of the motion of an object
  2. in the opposite direction of the motion of an object
  3. drag has no particular direction
  4. a and b
  5. none of the above
  1. Name the type(s) of drag.
  1. friction drag
  2. form drag
  3. induced drag
  4. a, b, and c
  5. none of the above
  1. What force(s) keeps a space shuttle in space?
  1. lift
  2. drag
  3. aliens
  4. a and b
  5. none of the above
  1. What possible reference area(s) can be used to compute drag?
  1. total surface area of body
  2. frontal area of body
  3. wing area
  4. surface area of engines
  5. all of the above except d
  1. If the lift to drag ratio is to be computed, which reference area(s) should be used?
  1. total surface area of body
  2. frontal area of body
  3. wing area
  4. surface area of engines
  5. all of the above except d
  1. What affects lift and drag coefficients?
  1. speed
  2. shape of object
  3. inclination
  4. altitude
  5. all of the above
  1. If you are an airplane pilot and you realized that you needed more lift force to keep your plane in the air, what should you do?
  1. be brave and jump out of the plane
  2. keep going at the same speed
  3. increase the plane’s speed
  4. lower the plane’s speed
  5. call 911