Free ASE Practice Test A1

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Free ASE Practice Test A1

Free ASE practice test for the A1 section of the ASE certification exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Camshaft lift is defined as:
    • A. 

      The distance the valves are open

    • B. 

      The height of the lobes on the camshaft

    • C. 

      The time the valves stay closed

    • D. 

      The time the valves stay open

  • 2. 
    A vacuum gauge is connected to the intake manifold of an engine running at idle. The pointer on the gauge fluctuates rapidly but steadies as the engine speed is increased. The test results indicate:
    • A. 

      A leaking intake manifold gasket

    • B. 

      Worn valve guides

    • C. 

      Late ignition timing

    • D. 

      A weak valve spring

  • 3. 
    Blue-gray smoke comes from the exhaust of a vehicle during deceleration. Of the following, which is the LEAST likely cause?
    • A. 

      Worn valve guides

    • B. 

      Broken valve seals

    • C. 

      Worn piston rings

    • D. 

      Clogged oil return passages