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PA34/200 (Seneca I) Multi-Engine Examination - Print the following examination (Control P, then Print) - you must bring this completed examination in order to begin training. Select the most appropriate/correct answer.

Name:______________________________ date:__________

POWERPLANTS

1. What is the horsepower of each engine?

180 hp

200 hp

210 hp

220 hp

2. Does the Seneca have a "critical engine"?

Yes, the left engine is the critical engine

Yes, the right engine is the critical engine

No, the engines are counterrotating

No, the left engine rotates clockwise and the right engine rotates counterclockwise

3. What is the oil capacity of each engine?

6 quarts

8 quarts

9 quarts

None of the above

4. What is the minimum oil quantity for flight?

2 quarts

4 quarts

6 quarts

There is no stated minimum

5. What engine instruments/guages must be working prior to flight?

Tachometer, cylinder head temperature, oil pressure, oil temperature, manifold pressure, fuel pressure and egt

Tachometer, oil pressure, oil temperature and manifold pressure

Tachometer, oil pressure, oil temperature, manifold pressure, fuel pressure and egt

Cylinder head temperature, oil pressure, oil temperature, manifold pressure, fuel pressure and egt

 

PROPELLERS

1. What type of propellers does the Seneca I have installed on each engine?

Constant Speed

Constant Speed, full feathering

Constant Speed, full feathering, with unfeathering accumulator

None of the above

2. Engine oil is used as a means of changing the pitch of the propeller.

True

False

3. The engine starter is used to unfeather the propeller in the unlikely event that you must feather the propeller.

True

False

 

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

1. The electrical system is powered by ____/_____ volt battery and ____/_______________ (one on each engine) each providing ____ volts.

2/12, 2/generators, 12

1/12, 2/alternators, 12

2/14, 2/generators, 14

1/14, 2/alternators, 14

2. The 2 amperage indicators located on the instrument panel provide the pilot with the following information:

Shows the pilot if both alternators are working

Shows the pilot if both generators are working

Indicates total amperage being used on each alternator

Indicates average amperage being used on each alternator

3. What items on the airplane are high amperage draw items?

Hydrualic pump, radios, landing lights and starters

Panel Instruments and panel lights

Electric trim motors and the autopilot trim motors

None of the above

 

LANDING GEAR SYSTEM

1. The landing gear is _______________ actuated and ______________ operated.

Manually; electrically

Electrically; hydraulic

Hydraulic; electrically

Electrically; manually

2. Where is the hydraulic pump located?

On the left engine

On the right engine

In the front baggage compartment

In the lower fuselage beneath the Pilot's seat

3. What holds the landing gear in the up position?

Mechanical Uplocks

Electrical Uplocks

Hydraulic Pressure

Gear Pins

4. What happens if all hydraulic pressure is lost?

Nothing

The auxiliary pump is automatically activated

The brakes fail

The landing gear falls into the down and locked position

5. What causes the gear unsafe warning light to illuminate?

Gear handle in the up position while on the ground with battery switch in the ON position

Both throttles below 13" of MAP while airborne

One throttle below 13" of MAP while airborne

All of the above

6. What are the steps required to use the emergency gear extension procedures:

Gear CB in, gear handle down, emergency gear handle pull

Airspeed 100 mph, gear CB in, gear handle down, emergency gear handle pull

Airspeed 100 mph, gear CB in, gear handle down, emergency gear handle pull, check for 3 green gear lights

None of the above

 

FUEL SYSTEM

1. How many fuel tanks does the Seneca have?

Two

Four

Two plus a reserve tank on each engine

Four main tanks and 2 tip tanks

2. Can fuel be transferred from tank to tank?

True

False

3. What type of fuel is used in the PA-34?

100LL

Jet A

Automotive High Octane

Diesel

4. What is the total fuel capacity?

92 gallons

94 gallons

96 gallons

98 gallons

5. What is the useful fuel capacity?

91 gallons

92 gallons

93 gallons

94 gallons

6. Where are the fuel tanks located?

Two in each wing

One in each wing

Two in each wing with one center fuselage tank

None of the above

7. How do you crossfeed fuel?

Crossfeed from the left wing tank to the right engine by placing the right fuel lever in the crossfeed position

Crossfeed from the left wing tank to the right engine by placing the left fuel lever in the crossfeed position

Crossfeed from the left wing tank to the right engine by placing the right fuel lever in the crossfeed position then place the left fuel lever to the off position

Crossfeed from the left wing tank to the right engine by placing the left fuel lever in the crossfeed position and then turning on the left fuel pump

8. How many fuel drains are on the Seneca?

4

6

8

9

9. How many fuel pumps are on the PA-34?

2 engine, 4 electric

2 engine, 2 electric

2 engine only

2 electric only

 

PITOT - STATIC SYSTEM

1. Which instruments are connected to the pitot - static system?

Airspeed, altimeter, vertical speed indicator and directional gyro

Airspeed and altimeter

Airspeed, altimeter, vertical speed indicator

Vertical speed indicator and attitude gyro

2. Where is the static source/s located?

On the pitot tube

On the underside of each wing

One on the left side of the aft fuselage

Two on each side of the aft fuselage

3. What instruments are affected when only the static port is blocked?

Airspeed

Altimeter and Airspeed

Vertical Speed Indicator, Airspeed

Vertical Speed Indicator, Altimeter

4. What instrument is affected when the pitot tube is blocked?

Airspeed

Altimeter

Vertical Speed Indicator and attitude gyro

Attitude gyro and directional gyro

5. What happens if the ram air port of the pitot tude is blocked?

Nothing

No altitude or airspeed

No airspeed

Vacuum instruments will not read accurately

6. What should you do if the static port becomes blocked?

Break the glass cover on the vertical speed indicator

Break the glass cover on the altimeter

Break the glass cover on the airspeed indicator

Select the alternate static source

7. Where is the alternate static source located?

In the left main gear wheel well

On the pitot tube

Just below the interior lighting switch near the right side of the throttle quadrant

Behind the copilots seat

 

VACUUM SYSTEM

1. Which instruments are connected to the vacuum system?

Airspeed, Altimeter and Vertical Speed Indicator

Artificial Horizon, Directional Gyro, Turn & Bank

Artificial Horizon, Directional Gyro

Turn & Bank

2. What are the ways to recognize a vacuum pump failure?

Vacuum pump guage will indicate a failure

Artificial Horizon will not erect

Directional Gyro will precess

All of the above

3. How many vacuum pumps does the aircraft have?

1

2

3

4

4. What can you do if the pump is inoperative and the suction gauge indicates below normal readings?

Nothing

Reduce engine power

Increase engine power

Increase airspeed

 

HEATER

1. Does the Seneca I have a gasoline powered heater?

Yes

Yes, located in the right engine compartment

No

None of the above

2. How is cool air heated?

Air is circulated around the exhaust system ducting and then vented into the cabin

Exhaust air is filtered and then vented into the cabin

Air is circulated around the engine compartment, filtered and then vented into the cabin

Air is circulated around the exhaust system ducting and then vented into the cabin without ever being mixed with exhaust gases

 

AIRSPEED LIMITATIONS

VS0 - Landing configuration stall at gross weight

64 MPH

69 MPH

74 MPH

79 MPH

VS1 - Cruise configuration stall at gross weight, power off

72 MPH

74 MPH

76 MPH

78 MPH


1.5 VS0 - Approach Speed

95 MPH

100 MPH

105 MPH

110 MPH


VX - Best Angle of Climb Speed

85 MPH

90 MPH

95 MPH

100 MPH


VY - Best Rate of Climb Speed

90 MPH

95 MPH

100 MPH

105 MPH


Normal Cruise Power Setting

18 Hg 2400 RPM

20 Hg 2400 RPM

22 Hg 2400 RPM

24 Hg 2400 RPM


Slow Cruise Power Setting

20 Hg 2300 RPM

21 Hg 2300 RPM

22 Hg 2300 RPM

23 Hg 2300 RPM


VFE - Max. Flap Extension

150 MPH

135 MPH

125 MPH

110 MPH


VLE - Max. Gear Extension

150 MPH

140 MPH

130 MPH

125 MPH


VLR - Max. Gear Retraction

110 MPH

115 MPH

120 MPH

125 MPH


VA - Maneuvering Speed

142 - 155 MPH

133 - 146 MPH

124 - 137 MPH

115 - 128 MPH


VNO - Top of Green Arc

190 MPH

195 MPH

200 MPH

205 MPH


VNE - Red Line - Never Exceed

207 MPH

212 MPH

217 MPH

222 MPH


VMC - Minimum Control Speed with Critical Engine Inoperative (Red Radial)

76 MPH

79 MPH

80 MPH

90 MPH


VXSE - Best Angle of Climb Speed, One Engine Inoperative

76 MPH

79 MPH

80 MPH

90 MPH


VYSE - Best Rate of Climb Speed, One Engine Inoperative 105 MPH

80 MPH

90 MPH

95 MPH

105 MPH

FAR REGULATIONS

1. What documents are required to be onboard the aircraft at all times?

Airworthiness Certificate

Registration

Owner's Manual w/Weight & Balance

All of the above

2. What documents must the pilot carry when piloting an airplane?

Pilot License

Medical Certificate

Government Issue Photo ID

All of the above

3. What inspections are required to be performed if the aircraft is used for hire?

Annual Inspection & 100 Hour Inspection

100 Hour Inspection Only

Annual Inspection Only

None of the above

4. How often must the transponder and static system be inspected?

Every 12 months

Every 24 months

Every 100 hour inspection

None of the above

5. How often does the ELT unit need to be inspected/tested?

Operational Check every 12 months; Batteries replaced every 24 months, or after 1 hr of continuous use, or at expiration date stamped on batteries.

Batteries replaced every 24 months, or after 1 hr of continuous use, or at expiration date stamped on batteries.

Batteries replaced every 24 months or at expiration date stamped on batteries.

None of the above

6. How often must the VOR's be checked?

Within the preceding 30 days

Within the preceding 60 days

During the annual inspection

During each 100 hour inspection

7. Name the types of VOR checks that can be performed?

an FAA-operated or approved test signal

a test signal radiated by a certificated and appropriately rated radio repair station

at the airport of intended departure, a point on the airport surface designated as a VOR system checkpoint by the Administrator

an airborne checkpoint designated by the Adninistrator

check one system against the other

All of the above

8. What information must be recorded in proof of a VOR check?

Enter the date, place, bearing error, and sign the aircraft log or other record

Enter the date, place, bearing error in the aircraft logbook

Enter the date, place, bearing error in the avionics logbook

None of the above

9. When must an alternate be filed when flying IFR?

If the destination airport forecast is less than 3 miles visibility

If the destination airport forecast is less than 2000' overcast

If the destination airport forecast 1 hour before and 1 hour after estimated arrival is below minimums

If the forecast weather at your destination, from one hour before to one hour after your estimated time of arrival, is at least a 2,000-foot ceiling and three statute miles' visibility, then no alternate is required to be filed.

10. What are equipment requirements for day VFR Flights?

FAA Operative Equipment Required for VFR Flight
-Gas Gauge or fuel level indicator
-Oil Pressure Gauge
-Oil Temperature Gauge
-Seatbelts
-ELT
-Altimeter
-Compass
-Airspeed Indicator
-Tachometer

Manufacturer's Required Equipment List: All equipment on a/c when FAA certification was received.

Minimum Equipment List (MEL): FAA approved list of inoperative equipment. All equipment on the a/c must work or: (1) placarded out of services, or (2) removed.

All the above

 11. What are equipment requirements for night VFR Flights?

Spare fuses, set of three for each type

Landing light if for hire

Anticollision lighting if type certificated after August 11, 1971

Position lights on the wingtips

An adequate source of power for all installed electrical quipment

All the above