Automobile- Basic Engine Parts Quiz!

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Automobile- Basic Engine Parts Quiz!

Engines are the core reasons why most mechanical machines function; they change one form of energy into mechanical energy. As an engineering student, you should be well informed of the different parts of an engine, their importance, and how to ensure they are working properly. Take up the automobile test below and see how well you understand essential engine parts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does a spark plug do? 
    • 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. 
    What is the crankshaft? 
    • 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

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