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Basic Automotive Mechanics

Many of us drive cars or trucks, ride in buses, or ride motorcycles, often on a daily basis. But how much do you know about how your vehicle actually works? Find out if you know your carburettors from your alternators!


Quiz ID:#4406
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#1   The total amount of combustible gas that is processed by an engine in one complete cycle is known as its ____.

#2   Which of the following layouts describes a car with the engine in front of the driver and which uses the rear wheels as the only driving wheels?

#3   Which of the following is NOT a part of an engine's ignition system?

#4   How many strokes are there in a typical V8 engine's ignition sequence?

#5   A turbocharger is a device used to produce forced induction.

#6   A device used to transfer heat from a liquid into the surrounding air is known generally as a..?

#7   Which of the following might directly affect the rate of acceleration of a vehicle?

#8   What does LSD stand for?

#9   Coil springs, leaf springs and shock absorbers are all components of the _____ system.

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#10   An alternative type of engine based on one or more rotating, roughly triangular rotors, rather than pistons that move in a straight line, is the ____ rotary engine.

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#11   When describing a vehicle, the terms "5 speed manual" or "4 speed automatic" refer to its type of ____.

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#12   Name a word that can follow oil, air and fuel.

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#13   A system that uses the pressure of a liquid to provide mechanical motion is known as a ____ drive system.

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#14   Which of the following engine modifications is guaranteed to produce additional power output?





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