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# Air and Aerodynamics Name:

________________
Quiz
Date: _________________
Read all questions carefully and answer questions as completely as
possible.
Out of a total of marks 25 marks

## Pierre flies at the annual airshow at the

International airport. At each show he
makes his plane do some incredible feats.
Spins, dives, stalls, and steep climbs are
just part of the show.

## A) stays level and straight

B) noses up
C) noses down
D) spins

3. Pierre moves the ailerons so that the left one is up and the right one is down. In
response, the plane? (1 mark)

## A) rolls to the left

B) rolls to the right
C) turns to the right
D) turns to the left

4. Pierre moves the rudder to the right. In response, the plane? (1 mark)

## A) rolls to the left

B) rolls to the right
C) turns to the right
D) turns to the left

5. While Mrs. Peters' class watched planes take off at the airport, Wayne recalled
that in order for a plane to fly: (1 mark)

## A) lift must be equal to thrust

B) thrust must be less than drag
C) gravity must equal drag
D) lift must be greater than gravity

6. Which of the following factors are important to the aerodynamic form of a paper
airplane, helping it to reach its target? (1 mark)

## i. The two wings must be symmetrical.

ii. The plane must be thrown correctly.
iii. The teacher must be distracted.
iv. The color of the airplane must be white.

A) ii, iii
B) iv, i
C) iii, iv
D) i, ii

7. On the trip, the class start to talk about space shuttles. Maria
asks Fred, Which of the following parts of a spacecraft are least
useful when the spacecraft is in outer space? Fred correctly
replies (1 mark)

A. The wings
B. The engines
C. The hatches
D. The controls
8. The part of the airplane that causes it to descend is labeled (1
mark)

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

## D) If drag becomes greater than thrust?

Fill in the blank (9 marks)

## A. The flaps on the wings of an airplane are called ___________________.

B. _______________________________ is the biggest component of air.

__________.

plane.

## H. The _____________________ is the body of an aircraft that holds

passengers or cargo.