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AME LICENCE EXAM PAPER 2, OCT 2012

1.In the compound gear train shown, find the RPM of the gear with 50 teeth?

a) b) c) d)

100 RPM 120 RPM* 60 RPM 50 RPM

2. Figure indicates

a) b) c) d)

OR-NOT gate NOT-OR gate* Bubbled AND All of the above

3. The following marshalling signal in case of a/c indicates? a) Left turn*

4. Damaged internal threads can be repaired by a) Replacement bushings* b) Hell coil c) Acres sleeve d) AOTA 5. The process Tinning means
a) b)

c) d)

Cleaning of solder after soldering A coating of tin or solder applied to the bit before an iron can be soldered* Adding solder to a surface to be soldered AOTA

6. Which of the following gear transmit power from one shaft to other either parallel or non-parallel?
a) b) c) d)

Spur gear Bevel gear Helical gear* Worm gear

7. In a reciprocating engine, sparkplug fires in


a) b) c) d)

Intake stroke Compression stroke* Power stroke Exhaust stroke

8. MTCS

a)

b)

c)

d)

In a collet equipped jack, the collet should be kept within two threads of the lift tube cylinder during raising In a collet equipped jack, the collet should be kept within two threads of the lift tube cylinder after raising The collet is screwed down firmly after jacking is completed to prevent settling Both A & C are correct*

9. MTCS about towing


a) b)

c)

d)

The break should be serviced before every towing operations If the break is unserviceable, the a/c can be towed provided that a person should stand by to put chokes in emergency If the break is unserviceable, the a/c can be towed provided that the break of towing vehicle is satisfactory to stop the a/c A,B & C correct*

10. MTCS for the statement Output is low when all inputs are high
a) b) c) d)

+ve OR / -ve AND +ve AND / -ve OR +ve NOR / -ve NAND ve NOR / +ve NAND

11. Convert decimal 12 to excess-3 code


a) b) c) d)

.. .. 0100 0101* ..

12. An 8-bit memory register that stores memory output during any memory operations?
a) b) c) d)

MAR MDR IR Program counter

13. In a gas filled emission tube, the electrons are de-ionized and it stopped working. This is called
a) b) c) d)

Extinction Ionization Striking AOTA

14. MTCS
a)

b)

c)

d)

If the arrow head of a diode symbol is +ve w.r.t the bar, it is reverse biased If the arrowhead of a diode symbol is ve w.r.t the bar, it is reverse biased* If the arrowhead of a diode symbol is ve w.r.t the bar, it is forward biased The arrowhead has no relationship with biasing

15. What is the drawback of Transistor?


a)

b)

It cannot be used in high power application because it has low power dissipation Cannot be used in high power applications because it has very low input impedance

c) d)

It is affected by temperature ..

16. An engine starter motor that requires very high initial current than its normal operating current, uses
a) b) c) d)

Slow blow fuse Testing fuse Glass cartridge fuse Immediately melting wire

17. Because of high voltage in the conductors electrons are ionized to the surrounding air giving out a blue glow. This effect is known as
a) b) c) d)

Corona effect ..

18. Consider an engine working in a selected temperature. The thermocouple emf of that engine will be?
a) b) c) d)

Equal to Reference voltage . ..

19. In a new or serviced Ni-Cad battery electrolyte, sediments of Pottassium carbonate indicates?
a) b) c)

Battery is overcharged Battery is undercharged Can measure the state of charge

d)

Can measure the voltage

20. Power supply circuit for a starter motor is


a) b) c) d)

High resistance, short period Low resistance, long period Low resistance, short period High resistance, long period

21. MTCS Regarding megger


a)

b) c)

d)

It is a device used for measuring insulation resistance ranging upto milli ohms It consists of coils mounted perpendicular to each other Linear scale reading can be obtained by adjusting the angular distance between the two coils AOTA

22. Which one of the following helps In reducing reluctance in DC generators?


a) b) c) d)

Pole shoes Magnetic frame and pole coils Armature and conductors ..

23.OPAMP shunt regulators differs from series regulators in that its controlling element is
a) b) c) d)

Series with the line resistor Parallel with the line resistor Parallel with the load resistance Parallel with the input voltage

24. MTCS regarding Inductive instruments


a)

b) c) d)

Shows large error when frequency is different from its corrected frequency It has high power consumption Shows error reading when temperature changes ..

25. Permanent magnetic moving coil instruments (PMMC)


a) b) c) d)

High power consumption Low torque/weight ratio Are not highly affected by stray magnetic fields AOTA

26. Potential of an electrode in a cell can be determined by the potential of


a) b) c) d)

Other electrode* Ni Carbon Zinc

27. Current transformers are


a) b) c)

Step up* Step down Transformation ratio is unit

28. Precipitation treatment of aluminium is


a)

Heating Al to an elevated temp. and soaking it for a longer period of time

b)

c) d)

Allow the metal to harden in room temp. to obtain its full properties .. ..

29. If the 10 divisions of a vernier scale is equal to 9 divisions of the main scale, the least count of the scale will be?
a) b) c) d)

0.001 mm 0.01 mm* 1.0 mm 1.0 cm

30. O-Ring color code for hydrocarbon fluid compatibility is?


a) b) c) d)

Red* Blue Grey Yellow

31. High lift device is


a) b) c) d)

Slot Flap* Bountary layer control devices AOTA

32. Which of the following has an aerofoil shape?


a) b) c) d)

Wing, propeller blade etc. Stabilizer, aileron, elevator etc. Rudder, flap etc. AOTA*

33. ATA 27 indicates


a) b) c) d)

Air conditioning Navigation Electrical power Flight controls*

34. MTCS
a)

b)

c) d)

In a micrometer, barrel and anvil are stationary but thimble is movable* In a micrometer, barrel and anvil are movable but thimble is stationary

35. Which one of the following affects the longitudinal control of the a/c?
a) b) c) d)

Rudder Elevator* Aileron NOTA

36. Internal defects in a composite can be detected by?


a) b) c) d)

Coin tap test Laser holography Ultrasonic method AOTA*

37. Angle of ACME thread?

a) b) c) d)

45 degree 90 degree 29 degree* 30 degree

38. A generator consists of


a) b) c) d)

.. .. .. ..

39. Basic parts of an electromagnetic inductor


a) b) c) d)

Magnetic field, conductor* .. .. ..

40. Corrosion on Mg can be cleaned by


a) b) c) d)

10% Chromic acid and 0.1% sulphuric acid* HCl solution Sulphuric acid solution ..

41. If a capacitor is short circuited, the ohm meter connected to it will


a) b) c) d)

Immediately show infinity Reading is less than normal Immediately go to zero and stay there ..

42. The surface when extended increases both camber and wing area is?
a) b) c) d)

Fowler flap* .. .. ..

43. Muntz metal is


a) b) c) d)

Brass with 60% copper and 40% zinc* Bronze with 60% copper and 40% zinc .. Corrosion resistant alloy containing magnesium, iron and phosphor

44. The color for 100LL fuel tubing is?


a) b) c) d)

Red* Blue Grey Green

45. Riv nut is


a) b) c) d)

Hollow blind rivet* Solid shank rivet CRS nut Used to secure fuel tanks

46. Stress corrosion may be minimized by


a)

By heat treating the surface to relieve stress

b) c) d)

By giving irregular shape during manufacture By adding compressive strength by shot peening* By cold working

47. Electrolyte of Ni-Cad battery


a) b) c) d)

Sulphuric acid KOH affected by state of charge KOH not affected by state of charge* ..

48. Al is corrosive to
a) b) c) d)

Carbon/graphite* Aramid Kevlar ..

49. Kevlar is
a) b) c) d)

White glowing fabric Has tensile strength approximately 4 times than that of Al* .. ..

50. MTCS
a) b) c) d)

a/c oxygen system should not be serviced during fuelling* oxygen servicing should be carried out inside the hangar Only oxygen marked as medical oxygen should be used on a/c AOTA

51. The knurling on one end of the turnbuckle indicates that end is

a) b) c) d)

Left-hand threaded* Right-hand threaded .. ..

52. Causes of corrosion


1) 2) 3) 4) a) b) c) d)

Corroding metal (Anode) Corrosive agent (Cathode) Presence of an electrolyte Contact between metals 1 &2 1,2 & 3* 1,2,3&4 ..

53. Extra flexible cable is


a) b) c) d)

7 x 19* .. .. ..

54. Class D fire is extinguished by


a) b) c) d)

CO2 Dry chemical powder* Water based and foam ..

55. The rubber used with hydraulic fluid?


a)

Butyl *

b) c) d)

Neoprene Buna s Buna N

56. A thermocouple ammeter has


a) b) c) d)

.. . .. ..

57. When a fixed voltage is applied across a reverse biased diode, junction breakdown occur and diode starts to conduct. The diode is?
a) b) c) d)

Zener* PN diode .. ..

58. Fuel additives are added to fuel to


a) b) c) d)

Prevent microbial growth inside the tank To lower the freezing point of the fuel To prevent detonation Both A & B*

59. Scratches on a/c surfaces resulting from careless handling will lead to?
a) b) c) d)

Starting point of corrosion Crack during high speeds Filiform corrosion at high speeds AOTA*

60. The drawing which shows relative position of components within the system?
a) b) c) d)

Schematic diagram* Orthographic .. ..

61. Which of the following has high capacitance, small size and low leakage?
a) b) c) d)

Al capacitor* Chip capacitor Tantalum capacitance Ceramic capacitor

62. To show dimensions of all parts, a number of views are required. The projection used is?
a) b) c) d)

Orthographic projection* 1st angle 3rd angle ..

63. Power factor is


a) b) c)

Effective power (KWA) / Apparent power (KVA) Cosine of phase angle Both A & B*

64. ESD is damaged if discharge occurs as little as


a)

1000 V

b) c) d)

100 V* 200 V None

65. Principle of ASI is


a) b) c) d)

Difference between pitot pressue and static pressure* .. .. ..

66. If the transformer ratio is 1:2, then


a) b) c) d)

Voltage is doubled Current become half* .. ..

67. To remove a brake from a single landing gear,


a) b) c) d)

Typical single base jack is used* Tripod jack is used Tetrapod jack is used AOTA

68. MTCS
a)

b)

c) d)

A propeller creates thrust by giving small acceleration to a large volume of air* A turbojet creates thrust by giving small acceleration to a large volume of air A turbojet is a compromise between turboprop and turbofan None

69. Wave frequency used for medium and long distance, point to point communication is?
a) b) c) d)

Medium frequency High frequency Ultra high frequency* Extra high frequency

70. In an inductive circuit


a) b) c) d)

Current lags behind voltage by 90 degree* Current leads voltage by 90 degree Current and voltage are In phase None

71. MTCS regarding piezo electric effect


a)

b) c)

If mechanical stress is added to a quartz crystal, then voltage is induced Frequency of induced voltage depends upon thickness of crystal Both A & B*

72. During fuelling


a) b)

c) d)

Grounding connection is first made to a/c Both the a/c and vehicle are bonded/connected by bonding wires* No bonding required AOTA

73. MTCS
a)

Brinnel hardness number is diameter of the ball

b) c) d)

Lesser the Rockwell number, softer the material* Greater the Rockwell number, softer the material AOTA

74. Ventral fin provides


a) b) c) d)

Longitudinal stability Lateral stability Directional stability* None

75. If current flows through two parallel conducting wires in the same direction,
a) b) c) d)

Strength of the field increases and they repel each other Strength of the field decreases and they attract each other* .. ..

76. Modulus of elasticity is


a) b) c) d)

Stress / strain within elastic limit* Stress / strain above elastic limit Strain / stress within elastic limit Strain / stress above elastic limit

77. A galvanometer can be converted to volt meter by


a) b) c) d)

Connecting low resistance in parallel Connecting high resistance in parallel Connecting high resistance in series* Connecting low resistance in parallel

78. Metal tubing is sized by


a) b) c) d)

Outside diameter in 1/32 Inside diameter in 1/16 Outside diameter in 1/16* Outside diameter in 1/16

79. The position of the signal man will be


a) b) c) d)

Slightly ahead and in line with the left wing tip Slightly ahead and in line with the right wing tip As he looks the cockpit is on his left Both A & C are correct*

80. In ultrasonic testing, pulse echo method is used to detect


a) b) c) d)

Surface cracks Internal defects Welding flaws AOTA*

81. Damaged rivets can be removed by


a) b) c) d)

Drift punch* Prick punch Both A & B None

82. Before storing a/c in hangar


a) b) c)

Fuel tank should be fully filled* Half filled Empty

d)

Fuel tank should have residual fuel

83. Sparking test is the most common means for identifying


a) b) c) d)

Ferrous alloys* Non-ferrous alloys .. ..

84. Aluminium is more susceptible to corrosion when substantial percentage of _______ is present
a) b) c) d)

Magnesium Copper* Manganese Chromium

85. We can get vastly superior product than iron


a)

b) c) d)

If carbon is added to iron in percentages ranging upto approx. 0.5% Approx. 1 percent* 1.05 to 1.5 percent ..

86. Factor to be considered while selecting a capacitor for a particular circuit?


a) b) c) d)

Size of the capacitor Voltage it can withstand* .. ..

87. Which of the following composite has the greatest compressive strength?
a) b) c) d)

Fiber glass Aramid* Carbon/graphite Boron

88. While removing a control surface for repairing


a) b) c) d)

Ensure that no weight is added ahead of hinge line* Ensure that no weight is added behind the hinge line .. ..

89. Heat treatment of Al consists of


a) b) c) d)

Solution heat treatment Precipitation heat treatment Annealing AOTA*

90. MTCS regarding cables


a) b) c) d)

Frequent adjustments of cable tension required* Low mechanical efficiency High strength and high weight AOTA

91. EICAS stands for


a) b)

Engine indicating and crew alerting system* ..

c) d)

.. ..

92. RMS value in half wave rectifier is 10 amp, then what will be the RMS value in full wave rectifier?
a) b) c)

14.14 amp* 20/pie 40/pie

93. Kirchoffs current rule is only applicable to


a) b) c)

Closed loop Junction network* Open circuit

94. General purpose solders are


a) b) c) d)

Tin & lead Tin, lead &antimony* Tin, lead, antimony & silver None

95. During strong winds the a/c should be parked


a) b) c) d)

In the direction of the wind* Opposite to wind .. ..

96. Common method for identifying ferrous metals is a) Chemical test b) Spark test*

c) Pencil test d) Hardness test 97. Turnlock fasteners are identified by a) Outside diameter b) Factory trade name* c) Inside diameter d) Outside diameter 98. Generator pole shoes a) Usually laminated to reduce eddy currents b) Serve the same purpose as the iron core in an electromagnet c) They concentrate the lines of forces produced by the field coils d) AOTA*

Complied by Ann Alint Antony-Batch 8 & Vishnu Venuraj-Batch 7