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How much do you know about cars? (hard)

These are questions pertaining to car related concepts. Some are about common misconceptions and misinformation, and may seem contrary to your intuition. So read each question carefully because some are pretty tricky.



1)

True or False? An automatic transmission is mechanically similar to a standard transmission; however, the automatic shifts itself.

 
 

2)

Nitromethane and other racing fuels are used over gasoline because they...

 
 
 
 

3)

"TDC" means...

 
 
 
 
 

4)

Engines with a "big cam" lope at idle because of increased

 
 
 
 

5)

The stoichiometric ratio of gasoline is about

 
 
 
 

6)

Higher octane fuels are used in performance applications because they...

 
 
 
 

7)

True or false? A shock absorber absorbs shock

 
 

8)

True or false? Superchargers require power to operate while turbochargers do not

 
 

9)

The most desirable attribute for an exhaust system is

 
 
 
 

10)

"Leaded" gasoline existed because

 
 
 
 

11)

Redline (the maximum safe RPM (for a piston engine)) is mainly determined by the nature of the

 
 
 
 

12)

Diesel fuel in a diesel engine combusts becuase

 
 
 
 

13)

A "positraction" rear end is an example of a(n)...

 
 
 
 

14)

The following compounds are produced during ideal fuel combustion

 
 
 
 
 

15)

True or false? A 1967 Chevrolet caprice weighs less than a 2013 Camaro

 
 

16)

True or false? An automatic transmission uses its fluid for lubrication and operation while a standard uses it solely for lubrication

 
 

17)

Fuel air mixture can be determined by utilizing a(n)...

 
 
 
 
 

18)

(Horse)power can be calculated by...

 
 
 
 

19)

The 'W' in "5W-20 motor oil" stands for...

 
 
 
 
 

20)

If a gasoline engine is burning oil, it will most likely produce...

 
 
 
 
 

21)

"PCV" stands for...

 
 
 
 
 

22)

Did you use Google to cheat and look up any of the answers?

 
 
 
 


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