Auto Electrical General Knowledge

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Auto Electrical General Knowledge - Quiz

Have you got a passion for cars and a distinct knowledge for the ins and outs of these automobiles and the specific conditions required to keep them running smoothly each and every day? Take the following quiz and you might find yourself with the knowledge to someday become an auto electrician! What is the process being undertaken from putting your key into the ignition to taking off on the open road? Let’s see if you can tell us!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You need to remove a bolt with a 1/2" head but only have metric sockets. If 1" is equal to 25.4mm which size socket will most effectively remove the bolt?
    • A. 

      10mm

    • B. 

      12mm

    • C. 

      13mm

    • D. 

      14mm

    • E. 

      15mm

  • 2. 
    When a 12V lead acid battery is discharged what is the end state of the electrolyte (liquid)?
    • A. 

      Sulfuric acid (H2SO4)

    • B. 

      Water (H20)

    • C. 

      Hydrochloric acid (HCl)

    • D. 

      Lead Sulphate (PbSO4)

  • 3. 
    This spanner is known as a _________ spanner
    • A. 

      Open end

    • B. 

      Double ring

    • C. 

      Combination

    • D. 

      Crowsfoot

  • 4. 
    There are 2 x 100W driving lights mounted to a vehicle. If they draw approx 8.3A when switched on what voltage is the vehicle? Ohm's Law: Voltage = Load / Current
    • A. 

      6V

    • B. 

      12V

    • C. 

      24V

    • D. 

      48V

  • 5. 
    You are broken down at night with a flat rear tyre. In the frustration of fitting the spare you kick all 4 wheel nuts into the scrub on the side of the road and lose them. What is the easiest way to get going quickly?
    • A. 

      Call the dealer, get 4 new wheel nuts sent out the following morning

    • B. 

      Phone for a tow truck hoping they can tow the car backwards

    • C. 

      Take 1 wheel nut off the other 3 wheels, now they all have 3 wheel nuts

    • D. 

      Take 2 wheel nuts off the other back wheel, now both rear's have 2 wheel nuts

  • 6. 
    What's larger is diameter? (in inches)
    • A. 

      3/8"

    • B. 

      3/16"

    • C. 

      3/4"

  • 7. 
    A 48V forklift battery is made up of individual 2V cells. How many cells are there?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      48

  • 8. 
    What type of screwdriver is this?
    • A. 

      Flat head

    • B. 

      Phillips (Cross) head

    • C. 

      Torx head

    • D. 

      Hex head

  • 9. 
    If AC stands for Alternating Current, what does DC stand for?
    • A. 

      Delivery Current

    • B. 

      Direct Current

    • C. 

      Diverted Current

    • D. 

      Delta Current