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Takeoff: Quiz


Question 1: Hang gliders can be towed and like ________ can use winches but are also often foot-launched from a hill.
ParachutingParaglidingWingsuit flyingPowered hang glider

Question 2: Takeoff is the phase of flight in which an ________ goes through a transition from moving along the ground (taxiing) to flying in the air, usually starting on a runway.
Double-deck aircraftAircraftWide-body aircraftBusiness jet

Question 3: Before takeoff, the engines, particularly ________, are routinely run up at high power to check for engine-related problems.
Wankel engineTwo-stroke engineFour-stroke engineReciprocating engine

Question 4: This relationship between temperature, altitude, and air density can be expressed as a density altitude, or the altitude in the ________ at which the air density would be equal to the actual air density.
StratopauseInternational Standard AtmosphereTroposphereNRLMSISE-00

Question 5: Gliders use several launch methods (see other article: ________), but the most common is winch-launching or towing behind a light aircraft.
Powered hang gliderHang glidingLift (soaring)Gliding

Question 6: The term rotation is used because the aircraft pivots around the axis of its main landing gear while still on the ground, usually because of manipulation of the flight controls to make this change in ________.
ForceAircraft principal axesFlight dynamicsRigid body

Question 7: The nose is raised to a nominal 5°–20° nose up pitch attitude to increase lift from the ________ and effect liftoff.
Leading edge slatsWingtip deviceWingWing configuration

Question 8: For balloons, helicopters and some specialized fixed-wing aircraft (________ aircraft such as the Harrier), no runway is needed.
STOVLVTOLTiltrotorAV-8B Harrier II

Question 9: Air density is affected by factors such as field elevation and air ________.
TemperatureThermodynamic temperatureWater vaporLightning

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