Drawing FAA Questions

Presented here are the questions from the FAA test. Read each question and click on the 'Answer' link to determine if your choice is correct or not.

Table of Contents

5A

5A-1

  • (1) A detail drawing is a description of a single part.
  • (2) An Assembly drawing is a description of an object made up of two or more parts.
    • A — Only no. 1 is true. Answer
    • B — nether no. 1 nor no 2 is true. Answer
    • C — both no. 1 and no 2 is true. Answer

5A-2

  • Which statement is true regarding an orthographic projection?
    • A — There are always at least two views. Answer
    • B — it could have as many as eight views. Answer
    • C — One-view, two-view, and three-view drawings are the most common Answer

5A-3

  • (1) Schematic diagrams indicate the location of individual components in the aircraft.
  • (2) Schematic diagrams indicate the location of components with respect to each other within the system
    • A — Only no. 1 is true Answer
    • B — Both no. 1 and no. 2 are true. Answer
    • C — Only no . 2 is true. Answer

5A-4

5A-5

5A-6

5A-7

  • For sketching purposes, almost all objects are composed of one or some combination of six basic shapes: these include the
    • A — angle, arc, line, plane, square, and circle. Answer
    • B — triangle, circle, cube, cylinder, cone, and sphere. Answer
    • C — triangle, plane, circle, line, square, and sphere. Answer

5A-8

  • What is the class of working drawing that is the description/depiction of a single part?
    • A — Installation drawing. Answer
    • B — Assembly drawing. Answer
    • C — Detail drawing. Answer

5A-9

  • One purpose for the schematic diagrams is to show the…
    • A — functional location of components within a system. Answer
    • B — physical location of components within a system. Answer
    • C — size and shapw of components within a system. Answer

5A-10

  • A hydraulic system schematic drawing would indicate the…
    • A — specific location of the individual components within the aircraft. Answer
    • B — direction of fluid flow through the system. Answer
    • C — type and quantity of the hydraulic fluid. Answer

5A-11

  • (1) A measurement should not be scaled from an aircraft print because the paper shrinks or streches when the print is made.
  • (2) When a detail drawing is made, it is carefully and accurately drawn to scale, and is dimensioned.
    • A — only no. 2 is true. Answer
    • B — both no. 1 and no. 2 are true. Answer
    • C — neither no. 1 nor no. 2 is true. Answer

5B

5B-1

  • What type of line is normally used in a mechanical drawing blueprint to represent an edge or object not visible to the viewer?
    • A — Medium-weight dashed line.
    • B — Medium solid line. Answer
    • C — Alternate short and long light dashes. Answer

5B-2

  • Which of the following terms is/are used to indicate specific measured distances from the datum and/or other points identified by the manufacturer to points in or on the aircraft?
  • (1) Zone Numbers
  • (2) Reference Numbers
  • (3) Station Numbers

5B-3

  • (Refer to General figure 27) in the isometric view of a typical aileron balance weight, identify the view indicated by the arrow.

5B-4

  • Which statement is applicable when using a sketch for making a part?
    • A — The sketch may be used only if supplemented with three-view orthographic projection drawings. Answer
    • B — The sketch must show all information to manufacture the part.
    • C — The sketch need not show all necessary construction details. Answer

5B-5

  • What should be the first step of the procedure in sketching an aircraft wing skin repair?
    • A — Draw heavy guidelines. Answer
    • B — Lay out the repair. Answer
    • C — Block in the views.

5B-6

  • (1) According to FAR Part 91, repairs to an aircraft skin should have a detailed dimensional sketch included in the permanent records.
  • (2) On occasion, a mechanic might need to make a simble sketch of a proposed repair to an aircraft, a new design, or a modification.
  • Regarding the above statement.
    • A — Only No. 1 is true. Answer
    • B — Only No. 2 is true.
    • C — both No. 1 and No. 2 are true. Answer

5B-7

  • (1) Sketches are usually made with the aid of drafting instruments
  • (2) Sketches are usually moer complicated to make when using graph paper.
  • Regarding the above statements
    • A — Only No. 1 is true.
    • B — Only No. 2 is true. Answer
    • C — Neither No. 1 nor No. 2 is true. Answer

5B-8

  • What material symbol is frequently used in drawings to represent metals?
    • A — Steel Answer
    • B — Cast Iron.
    • C — Aluminum. Answer

5B-9

  • A simple way to find the center of a circle on a sketch or drawing, or a circular piece of material is to.
    • A — Draw two non-parallel chord lines across the circle and then a corresponding perpendicular bisector line across each chord line.
    • B — Draw two parallel chord lines across the circle and then a corresponding perpendicular bisector line across each chord line. Answer
    • C — Draw a single chord line across teh circle and then a coresponding perpendicular bisector line across the chord line. Answer

5B-10

5B-11

  • (Refer to General Figure 32.) What is the next step required for a working sketch of the illustration?
    • A — Darken the object outlines. Answer
    • B — Sketch extension and dimension lines.
    • C — Add notes, dimensions, title and date. Answer

5B-12

5B-13

  • The measurements showing the ideal or "perfect" sizes of parts on drawings are called
    • A — tolerances. Answer
    • B — allowances. Answer
    • C — dimensions.

5B-14

  • Zone numebrs on aircraft blueprints are used to.
    • A — locate parts, sections, and views on large drawings.
    • B — indicate different sections of the aircraft. Answer
    • C — locate parts in the aircraft. Answer

5B-15

  • When reading a blueprint, a dimension is given as 4.387 inches +.005 -.002. Which statement is true?
    • A — The maximum acceptable size is 4.390 inches. Answer
    • B — The minimum acceptable size is 4.385 inches.
    • C — The minimum acceptable size is 4.382 inches. Answer

5B-16

  • What is the allowable manufacturing tolerance for a bushing where the outside dimensions shown on the blueprint are 1.0625 +.0025 -.0003?

5B-17

  • In the reading of aircraft blueprints, the term "tolerance" used in association with aircraft parts or components.
    • A — is the tightest permissible fit for proper construction and operation of mating parts. Answer
    • B — is the difference between extremem permissible dimensions that a part may have and still be acceptable.
    • C — represents the limit of galvanic compatibility between different adjoining material types in aircraft parts. Answer

5B-18

5B-19

5B-20

  • (Refer to General Figures 34.) What would be the minimum diameter of 4130 round stock required for the construction of the clevis that would produce a machined surface?
    • A — 55/64 inch. Answer
    • B — 1 inch.
    • C — 7/8 inch. Answer

5B-21

5B-22

5B-23

5B-24

5B-25

  • [[[Figures | (Refer to General Figure 62.) The -100 in the title block (Area 1) is applicable to which doubler part number(s)?

5B-26

5B-27

5B-28

5C

5C-1

  • (Refer to General Figure 38.) An aircraft reciprocating engine has 1930 cubi-inch displacement and develops 1,250 brake-horsepower at 2,500 RPM. What is the brake mean effective pressure?

5C-2

  • (Refer to General Figure 38) An aircraft reciprocating engine has a 2,800 cubic-inch displacement, develops 2,000 brake-horsepower, and indicates 270 brake mean effective pressure. What is the engine speed (RPM)?

5C-3

  • (Refer to General Figure 38.) An aircraft reciprocating engine has 2,800 cubic-inch displacement and develops 2,000 brake-horsepower at 2,200 RPM. What is the brake mean effective pressure?

5C-4

  • (Refer to General Figure 39.) Determine the cable size of a 40-foot length of single cable in free air, with a continuous rating, running from a bus to the equipment in a 28-volt system with a 15-ampere load and 1-volt drop.

5C-5

  • (Refer to General Figure 39.) Determine the maximum length of a No. 16 cable to be installed from a bus to the equipment in a 28-volt system with a 25-ampere intermittent load and a 1-volt drop.

5C-6

  • (Refer to General Figure 39) Determine the minimum wire size of a single cable in a bundle carrying a continuous current of 20 amperes 10 feet from the bus to the equipment in a 28-volt system with an allowable 1-volt drop.

5C-7

  • (Refer to General Figure 39.) Determine the maximum length of a No. 12 single cable that can be used between a 28-volt bus and a component utilizing 20 amperes continuous load in free air with a maximum acceptable 1-volt drop.
    • A — 22.5 feet Answer
    • B — 26.5 feet.
    • C — 12.5 feet. Answer

5C-8

5C-9

  • (Refer to General Figure 40) Determine the proper tension for a 3/16-inch cable (7x19 extra flex) if the temperature is 87 degrees farenheit.
    • A — 135 pounds. Answer
    • B — 125 pounds.
    • C — 140 pounds. Answer

5C-10

5C-11

  • (Refer to General Figure 41) Determine the fuel consumption with the engine operating at cruise, 2,350 RPM.
    • A — 49.2 pounds per hour. Answer
    • B — 51.2 pounds per hour. Answer
    • C — 55.3 poudns per hour.
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