Related Topics
Take Another Quiz

Basic Engine Parts Quiz

8 Questions
Machine Quizzes & Trivia
Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Ignites the fuel and air mixture to create energy

    • B. 

      Injects the fuel and air mixture into the combustion chamber

    • C. 

      Supplys the engine with energy

    • D. 

      Injects air into the intake valve

  • 2. 
    What does the intake valve do? 
    • A. 

      Releases excess fuel from the combustion chamber

    • B. 

      Supplys the combustion chamber with air and fuel

    • C. 

      Gets rid of the exhaust

    • D. 

      Keeps the engine cool by supplying water

  • 3. 
    What does the exhaust valve do? 
    • A. 

      Gets rid of the after products of the combustion process by releasing it into the air by means of a tailpipe

    • B. 

      Takes extra fuel away from the combustion chamber

    • C. 

      Gets water off the engine so it can work right

    • D. 

      There's no such thing

  • 4. 
    What's a piston? 
    • A. 

      Cylindrical piece of metal that moves up and down useing the energy supplied by the combustion process

    • B. 

      Metal wire that carrys an electric charge for the spark plug

    • C. 

      Valve that tranfers fuel to the combustion chamber

    • D. 

      Tube that supplys water to the engine's cooling system

  • 5. 
    What are the purpose of piston rings? 
    • A. 

      Keeps a tight seal on the cylinders

    • B. 

      Small pieces of metal that connects the parts of the crankshaft together

    • C. 

      Keeps the oil from drying out

    • D. 

      Keeps a tight seal on the piston heads so fuel and air dosn't leak into the sump

  • 6. 
    What's a connecting rod? 
    • A. 

      Rod connecting the piston and crankshaft together

    • B. 

      Piece of metal connecting the piston to the header

    • C. 

      Piece of metal connecting the piston to the cylinder

    • D. 

      Piece of metal connecting the fuel tank to the fuel cap

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Supports the wheels of a car

    • B. 

      Holds the headers together

    • C. 

      Rod that turns the piston's up and down motion into circular motion

    • D. 

      Just the name of screw that hold the engine together

  • 8. 
    What's the sump? 
    • A. 

      Section of the engine where access fuel and air go to be burned off

    • B. 

      Where air is stored until needed

    • C. 

      Name for the fuel tank cap

    • D. 

      Section of oil under the piston that keeps the piston and crankshaft lubed