Trivia Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Anti-lock Braking System?

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Trivia Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Anti-lock Braking System?

This is a trivia quiz designed to see how much do you know about anti-lock braking system? This braking system comes in handy when it comes to controlling a vehicle or aircraft on a slippery surface by preventing the wheels from locking up. Do give it a try and get to see how high your score gets. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Once all of the lug nuts have been torqued, go around them again, this time in a _______________ to ensure that you did not miss any in the previous pattern.
    • A. 

      Star pattern

    • B. 

      Circular pattern

    • C. 

      Alternating pattern

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    True or False. Disc rotors and drums can be refinished while on the vehicle or off the vehicle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Excessive brake disc rotor thickness variation will cause:
    • A. 

      Steering wheel shimmy.

    • B. 

      A brake surging feeling.

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a type of disc brake pad wear indicator?
    • A. 

      Scratcher type

    • B. 

      Sensor type

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    True or False. Retracting the caliper piston on an integrated parking brake system is different than on a standard caliper.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following can cause brake pedal pulsation?
    • A. 

      Warped rotors

    • B. 

      Anti-lock braking system operation

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    In a disc brake system, the dust shields help control which of the following?
    • A. 

      Dust

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Road debris

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Tech A says that when the brake pedal is depressed, a push rod creates the hydraulic pressure in the disc brake system. Tech B says that when the brake pedal is depressed, a push rod transfers the force through a brake booster to a hydraulic master cylinder. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 9. 
    Tech A says that fixed calipers are rigidly bolted in place and cannot move or slide. Tech B says that the sliding or floating caliper has brake pads located on each side of the rotor, but all the pistons are on only one side, usually the inside of the rotor. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 10. 
    All of the following are types of disc brake calipers, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Rotating caliper.

    • B. 

      Fixed caliper

    • C. 

      Floating caliper.

    • D. 

      Sliding caliper.

  • 11. 
    Tech A says that in disc brake calipers, the piston is sealed by a stationary round section sealing ring, also called a round cut O-ring. Tech B says that in disc brake calipers, the piston is sealed by a stationary square section sealing ring, also called a square cut O-ring. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 12. 
    Tech A says that burnishing the new brake pads results in longer brake pad life. Tech B says that burnishing the new brake pads results in quiet brake life. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 13. 
    Tech A says that the piston on a brake caliper that integrates the parking brake will need to be screwed back in on the threaded shaft to retract it into the bore. Tech B says that you need a special tool that mates to slots, grooves, or holes in the outer face of the caliper piston. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 14. 
    Which of the following can be found on a typical drum brake shoe?
    • A. 

      Holes

    • B. 

      Slots

    • C. 

      Tabs for springs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    The ___________________ gets its name from using the servo action in both the forward and the reverse direction.
    • A. 

      Twin leading shoe drum brake system

    • B. 

      Leading/trailing shoe drum brake system

    • C. 

      Duo-servo drum brake system

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    ___________________ are installed so the direction they are applied is the same as the forward rotation of the drum.
    • A. 

      Trailing shoes

    • B. 

      Leading shoes

    • C. 

      Stationary shoes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Tech A says that it is a good practice to research any technical service bulletins for any brake system complaint. Tech B says that it is common practice to test-drive a vehicle even if the brake pedal goes to the floor. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 18. 
    Tech A says that when removing a hubless-style drum, you should first make matching marks on the drum and hub for reinstallation in the correct position. Tech B says that a center punch can be used to mark the position of the drum to hub. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 19. 
    Tech A says that the anti-chatter band used for turning brake drums is not necessary, and not installing it on the brake drum will not affect the results. Tech B says that you should always install the anti-chatter band to reduce vibration and get the correct finish on the brake drum. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 20. 
    All of the following components are part of a parking brake system in a drum brake, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Wheel cylinder.

    • B. 

      Primary shoe.

    • C. 

      Secondary shoe.

    • D. 

      Brake strut rod.

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is a recommended tool for removing brake lines from a wheel cylinder?
    • A. 

      Flare nut wrench

    • B. 

      Line wrench

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Tech A says that you should always start lug nuts on the wheel stud by hand. Tech B says that on some vehicles you are required to install the hubcap before installing the lug nuts. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 23. 
    Tech A says that during a brake inspection, it is good practice to carefully peel back the dust boot from a wheel cylinder and see if there is any brake fluid behind the dust boot. A little brake fluid is normal. Tech B says that during a brake inspection, it is good practice to carefully peel back the dust boot from a wheel cylinder and see if there is any brake fluid behind the dust boot. If there is, the wheel cylinder is starting to leak and should be replaced. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 24. 
    Tech A says that servicing the wheel bearings is a common part of a brake job if the vehicle has serviceable wheel bearings. Tech B says that if the vehicle uses non-serviceable bearings, the bearings should be checked during a brake job and replaced if they are worn out. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 25. 
    If the ________________ anti-lock braking system warning lamp illuminates, it typically means the vehicle's power train control module has observed a fault in the anti-lock brake system and will need to be checked for diagnostic trouble codes.
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Yellow/amber

    • D. 

      None of the above

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