How Well Do You Know About Engine Cooling System? Trivia Quiz

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How Well Do You Know About Engine Cooling System? Trivia Quiz

How Well Do You Know About Engine Cooling System? The engines cooling system is made up of a liquid coolant making its way through the engine then to the front of the far. Take up the quiz and get to see just how much you know about this system and what makes it functional. Do give it a shot and see how well you will do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The purpose of the cooling system is to _________ .
    • A. 

      Keep the fuel at operating temperature

    • B. 

      Contol waste heat produced by the engine

    • C. 

      Prevent oil gelling

    • D. 

      Heat incoming air for combustion

  • 2. 
    Up to _______ % of all engine repair costs can be traced to the cooling system.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      60

  • 3. 
    The correct term for the liquid used in the engine cooling system is ________.
    • A. 

      Glycol

    • B. 

      Antifreeze

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Coolant

  • 4. 
    Coolant is made up of three components. They are ___________ .
    • A. 

      Water, antifreeze and SCA's

    • B. 

      Water, fuel and silicate

    • C. 

      Water, buffers and SCA's

    • D. 

      Water, SCA's and defoamers

  • 5. 
    The ratio of antifreeze to water in coolant should be __________ %.
    • A. 

      10 - 30

    • B. 

      30 - 50

    • C. 

      40 - 60

    • D. 

      50 - 70

  • 6. 
    Coolants used in heavy duty engines should be __________ .
    • A. 

      Green in color

    • B. 

      Fully formulated

    • C. 

      Concentrated

    • D. 

      The same as used in automobiles

  • 7. 
    SCA stands for _________ .
    • A. 

      Supplemental Coolant Additive

    • B. 

      Super Cooling Additive

    • C. 

      Standard Coolant Additive

    • D. 

      Strategic Chemical Additive

  • 8. 
    If water only coolants are used, the SCA levels should be _____________ .
    • A. 

      Higher than coolants with antifreeze

    • B. 

      Lower than coolants with antifreeze

    • C. 

      The same as with antifreeze

    • D. 

      Water does not require SCA

  • 9. 
    Some common problems caused by lower than recommended SCA levels are __________ .
    • A. 

      Hard water and low freeze point protection

    • B. 

      Scale and solder bloom

    • C. 

      Foaming and leaking hoses

    • D. 

      Cavitation corrosion and erosion corrosion

  • 10. 
    Coolant should be checked periodically with a ____________ to determine SCA levels.
    • A. 

      Hydrometer

    • B. 

      Refractometer

    • C. 

      3 way test strip

    • D. 

      Ph meter

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