Can You Answer 12 Questions About Cars?

How well do you know the vehicles that transport us around almost every day of our lives? Take our quiz to find out!
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The ________ an exhaust pipe, the louder the car will be.
shorter
longer
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Which of the following can impact fuel economy negatively?
poorly inflated tires
a dirty air filter
improperly aligned wheels
all of the above
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What does "the coin test" measure?
how much gas in in your tank
how worn down your tires are
how long until you need an oil change
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When was the first NASCAR race held?
1949
1975
1919
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Universal joints (U-joints) connect what?
the engine to the fuel intake
the car door to the car body
one spinning shaft to another
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Would you likely find a carburetor on an OBD-II engine?
Yes.
No.
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Which of the following materials are NOT used in an oil filter?
paper
fleece
iridium
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Hybrid and electric cars are the only vehicles that can have more than one battery.
True.
False.
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Which of the following parts are found in a diesel engine, but not a gasoline engine?
glow plugs
water pump
crankshaft
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'All-wheel drive' (AWD) and '4-wheel drive' (4WD) mean the same thing.
True.
False.
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All vehicles should adhere to the same tire-rotation pattern.
True.
False.
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Question 12/12

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Which material is NOT used in a spark plug?
carbon fiber
copper
platinum
Result
Well, not everyone can know ALL the stuff about cars - there's a whole lotta stuff after all! And hey, maybe you actually DO know a lot, and these questions just happened to be the few things you didn't know. What a coincidence!

C+, Vehicle Villain

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Right!
You may not have attained a perfect score on this quiz, but you did prove you know about as much as the average American when it comes to cars - maybe even a little more! Decent job!

B+, Car Captain

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Great work! You're about as close as you can get to being a car expert without actually being a mechanic - unless you ARE a mechanic after all. Either way, great work!

A+, Master Mechanic

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1
The ________ an exhaust pipe, the louder the car will be.
shorter
longer
2
Which of the following can impact fuel economy negatively?
poorly inflated tires
a dirty air filter
improperly aligned wheels
all of the above
3
What does "the coin test" measure?
how much gas in in your tank
how worn down your tires are
how long until you need an oil change
4
When was the first NASCAR race held?
1949
1975
1919
5
Universal joints (U-joints) connect what?
the engine to the fuel intake
the car door to the car body
one spinning shaft to another
6
Would you likely find a carburetor on an OBD-II engine?
Yes.
No.
7
Which of the following materials are NOT used in an oil filter?
paper
fleece
iridium
8
Hybrid and electric cars are the only vehicles that can have more than one battery.
True.
False.
9
Which of the following parts are found in a diesel engine, but not a gasoline engine?
glow plugs
water pump
crankshaft
10
'All-wheel drive' (AWD) and '4-wheel drive' (4WD) mean the same thing.
True.
False.
11
All vehicles should adhere to the same tire-rotation pattern.
True.
False.
12
Which material is NOT used in a spark plug?
carbon fiber
copper
platinum