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Gas turbine engine after burner

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  • Q1
    What is the purpose of an afterburner in a gas turbine engine?
    To provide additional thrust
    To improve fuel efficiency
    To cool the engine components
    To reduce exhaust emissions
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the purpose of the variable geometry nozzle in an afterburning gas turbine engine?
    To control exhaust flow
    To increase fuel efficiency
    To cool the engine components
    To reduce engine noise
    30s
  • Q3
    Which component of a gas turbine engine is responsible for igniting the fuel-air mixture in the afterburner?
    Fuel injector
    Turbine blades
    Throttle valve
    Igniter plug
    30s
  • Q4
    What happens to the fuel consumption of a gas turbine engine when the afterburner is engaged?
    It varies based on altitude
    It remains the same
    It slightly decreases
    It significantly increases
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the purpose of the flame holder in a gas turbine engine afterburner?
    To minimize exhaust emissions
    To cool the engine components
    To regulate fuel flow
    To stabilize and sustain combustion
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the purpose of a variable stator vane in a gas turbine engine afterburner?
    To increase fuel efficiency
    To optimize airflow
    To cool the engine components
    To reduce engine noise
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the purpose of the variable inlet guide vane in a gas turbine engine afterburner?
    To cool the engine components
    To increase fuel efficiency
    To regulate airflow
    To reduce engine noise
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the main drawback of using an afterburner in a gas turbine engine?
    Decreased engine power output
    Higher maintenance costs
    Increased engine weight
    Significant increase in fuel consumption
    30s
  • Q9
    What is the function of the flame tube in a gas turbine engine afterburner?
    To contain and guide combustion gases
    To reduce engine noise
    To cool the engine components
    To regulate fuel flow
    30s
  • Q10
    What is the purpose of a gas turbine engine thrust reverser?
    To improve fuel efficiency.
    To increase thrust for takeoff.
    To provide reverse thrust and assist in decelerating the aircraft on landing.
    To reduce noise during flight.
    To cool down the engine.
    30s
  • Q11
    Which component of a gas turbine engine thrust reverser is responsible for redirecting the exhaust gases?
    Combustor.
    Compressor blades.
    Cascade vanes or blocker doors.
    Turbine blades.
    Fan blades.
    30s
  • Q12
    What is the primary function of a gas turbine engine thrust reverser?
    To reduce the landing roll and improve aircraft braking.
    To provide additional lift during takeoff.
    To decrease fuel consumption.
    To increase the engine's power output.
    To enhance engine cooling.
    30s
  • Q13
    What is the purpose of a cascade vane in a gas turbine engine thrust reverser?
    To increase the engine's power output.
    To cool down the engine.
    To reduce engine noise.
    To redirect the flow of exhaust gases forward.
    To improve fuel efficiency.
    30s
  • Q14
    What is the purpose of thrust reverser blockage devices in a gas turbine engine?
    To reduce engine noise.
    To obstruct and redirect the exhaust flow for reverse thrust.
    To improve fuel efficiency.
    To cool down the engine.
    To increase the engine's thrust during takeoff.
    30s
  • Q15
    Which of the following is a common type of thrust reverser used in gas turbine engines?
    Gimbal type thrust reverser.
    Target type thrust reverser.
    Cold stream thrust reverser.
    Clamshell type thrust reverser.
    Jet pipe thrust reverser.
    30s

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