Heavy Duty Truck Systems: Trivia Quiz

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Truck Quizzes & Trivia

If you are planning on being a heavy-duty driver, you need to know a thing or two about how to operate one and correct some of the issues you may face on the road. As we continue learning more about these trucks, the quiz below is specifically on Heavy Duty Truck Systems. Do give it a try and get to review what you got to learn. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How much money is spent on "Unnecessary PM" each year?
    • A. 

      $1 billion

    • B. 

      $5 billion

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      $25 billion

  • 2. 
    What does CBM stand for?
    • A. 

      Condition Based Maintenance

    • B. 

      Component Based Maintenance

    • C. 

      Computer Based Maintenance

    • D. 

      Condition Based Management

  • 3. 
    What 2 factors are used to create a graph based on a CBM algorithm?
    • A. 

      Hours of operation and driver inspection records

    • B. 

      Hours of operation and incident of failure

    • C. 

      PM Records and driver inspection records

    • D. 

      Human decided risk factor and incident of failure

  • 4. 
    AME stands for
  • 5. 
    AME software is adaptive to such conditions as 
    • A. 

      Performance condition changes

    • B. 

      Product quality changes

    • C. 

      Driver abuse

    • D. 

      Bad Weather

    • E. 

      Unexpected accidents

  • 6. 
    AME is only as effective as the person using it, therefore________is essential.
  • 7. 
    When creating a fleet specific maintenance program the only guidelines you need to follow are OEM service guidelines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    There is a list of over 20 different items on the driver post-trip inspection sheet which includes brakes, air compressor, frames, fifth wheel, fuel system, steering, and suspension.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In addition to a pre-trip inspection, what else must drivers review?
    • A. 

      Cargo

    • B. 

      Last inspection record

    • C. 

      Previous maintenance reports

    • D. 

      Previous repairs performed

  • 10. 
    In which step of the inspection procedure should the driver look for fluid leaks?
    • A. 

      Step 1

    • B. 

      Step 4

    • C. 

      Step 5

    • D. 

      Step 8

  • 11. 
    Which of the following should be checked in the 2nd step [engine compartment] of the pre-trip inspection procedure? 
    • A. 

      Coolant level

    • B. 

      Alternator belts

    • C. 

      Brake pads

    • D. 

      Power steering fluid

    • E. 

      Engine hood clearance

  • 12. 
    Scrubbed or polished areas on either side of the lug might indicate:
    • A. 

      Wheel bearing failure

    • B. 

      Uneven lug torque

    • C. 

      Rim slippage

    • D. 

      Low tire pressure

  • 13. 
    Who is ultimately responsible for verifying that the vehicle is in safe, operable conditions?
    • A. 

      The technician

    • B. 

      The driver

    • C. 

      The service manager

    • D. 

      The last person who operated the vehicle

  • 14. 
    Fleet maintenance standards should be higher than CVSA standards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Heat and use alter the________ properties of lubricants.
  • 16. 
    A higher SAE rating indicates the oil has a higher______and will flow more.              
  • 17. 
    Automatic greasing systems dispense grease using a______valve.
  • 18. 
    As water is reduced in the coolant solution, it's the ability to dissipate heat is increased.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False