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Question 1

Which of the following is true about gyroscope?

A. It is a device used for measuring or maintaining orientation and angular velocity
B. It is a spinning wheel or disc in which the axis of rotation (spin axis) is free to assume any orientation by itself.
C. Applications of gyroscopes include inertial navigation systems, such as in the Hubble Telescope
D. All of the above

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Question 2

The invention of the gyroscope is usually attributed to the French physicist Jean-Bernard-Leon Foucault in ?

A. 1850
B. 1851
C. 1852
D. 1853

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Question 3

If the gyroscope is not spinning, it acquires angular momentum in the direction of the torque

C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 4

How many types of gyros are common in aviation?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5

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Question 5

The hemispherical resonator gyroscope (HRG), also called a?

C. Wine-glass gyroscope
D. Gyrostat

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Question 6

A vibrating structure gyroscope (VSG), also called a Coriolis vibratory gyroscope.

C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 7

What is the range of an order of angular rate magnitude that gyros used in military planes need?

A. 8
B. 8.5
C. 9
D. 9.5

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Question 8

Which of the following systems do not use MEMS gyro?

A. Space launch vehicles
B. Flight control systems
C. Missile guidance
D. Car stability systems

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Question 9

Which of the following is false with respect to SDF floated gyros?

A. Wheel is floated at neutral buoyancy
B. Used in launch vehicles
C. Magnetic pickoff used to sense rotation
D. Three gimbals are used

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Question 10

Why is a tuning fork gyro better than the vibrating cylinder type gyro?

A. Low power consumption
B. Easy to manufacture
C. Low run up time
D. Reduce base motion

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