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1. Overhaul turbine engine (8120)
An exhaust cone placed aft of the turbine in a jet engine will cause the pressure in the first part of the exhaust duct to
A - increase and the velocity to decrease.
B - increase and the velocity to increase.
C - decrease and the velocity to increase.
 
2. Inspect, check, service and repair reciprocating engines and engine installations (8074)
The horsepower developed in the cylinders of a reciprocating engine is known as the
A - indicated horsepower.
B - brake horsepower.
C - shaft horsepower.
 
3. Overhaul carburetor (8657)
If an engine is equipped with a float type carburetor and the engine runs excessively rich at full throttle, a possible cause of the trouble is a clogged
A - main air bleed.
B - back suction line.
C - atmospheric vent line.
 
4. Inspect, check, service and repair turbine engines and turbine engine installations (8157)
Jet engine turbine blades removed for detailed inspection must be reinstalled in
A - a specified slot 90° away in the direction of rotation.
B - a specified slot 180° away.
C - the same slot.
 
5. Inspect check troubleshoot service and repair engine cooling systems (8831)
Reciprocating engines used in helicopters are cooled by
A - a fan mounted on the engine.
B - blast tubes on either side of the engine mount.
C - the downdraft from the main rotor.
 
6. Inspect, check, service, troubleshoot and repair engine lubrication systems (8489)
Where is the oil of a dry sump reciprocating engine exposed to the temperature control valve sensing unit?
A - Oil cooler inlet.
B - Engine inlet.
C - Engine outlet.
 
7. Inspect, check, service and repair propeller synchronizing and ice control systems (8887)
What unit in the propeller anti icing system controls the output of the pump?
A - Pressure relief valve.
B - Cycling timer.
C - Rheostat.
 
8. Inspect, service, troubleshoot and repair reciprocating and turbine engine ignition systems and comp (8597)
The type of ignition system used on most turbine aircraft engines is
A - low tension.
B - high resistance.
C - capacitor discharge.
 
9. Overhaul carburetor (8658)
What occurs when a back suction type mixture control is placed in IDLE CUTOFF?
A - The float chamber will be vented to a negative pressure area.
B - The fuel passage to the idle jet will be closed by a valve.
C - The fuel passages to the main and idle jets will be closed by a valve.
 
10. Inspect, check, service and repair turbine engines and turbine engine installations (8197)
The compressor stators in a gas turbine engine act as diffusers to
A - increase the velocity and decrease the pressure of the gas.
B - increase the velocity of the gas flow.
C - decrease the velocity of the gas flow.