Engine Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Clutch?

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Engine Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Clutch?

What Do You Know About Clutch? This engine trivia quiz is perfect for seeing if you understand the major uses of a clutch and how it is designed. Do you think that you know how to use the clutch properly? Do take up the quiz and get to see what new things you may learn about the different types in use. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The clutch friction disc always rotates with the:
    • A. 

      Engine crankshaft

    • B. 

      Flywheel

    • C. 

      Pressure plate

    • D. 

      Transmission input shaft

  • 2. 
    Torsional coil springs in the clutch disc:
    • A. 

      Absorb the torque forces

    • B. 

      Are the mechanical force holding the pressure plate against the driven disc and flywheel

    • C. 

      Return the clutch pedal to it's original position

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is probably not the cause of a vibrating clutch?
    • A. 

      Excessive crankshaft endplay

    • B. 

      Out-of balance pressure plate assembly

    • C. 

      Excessive flywheel runout

    • D. 

      Loose flywheel bolts

  • 4. 
    Insufficient clutch pedal clearance results in:
    • A. 

      Gear clashing when shifting the transmission

    • B. 

      A noisy front transmission bearing

    • C. 

      Premature release bearing failure

    • D. 

      Premature pilot bearing failure

  • 5. 
    When making a clutch adjustment, it is necessary to:
    • A. 

      Measure clutch pedal free travel

    • B. 

      Lubricate the clutch linkage

    • C. 

      Measure flywheel clearance

    • D. 

      Place the transmission in reverse

  • 6. 
    The surface of the pressure plate contacts the:
    • A. 

      Transmission main shaft

    • B. 

      Throwout bearing

    • C. 

      Clutch disc

    • D. 

      Flywheel

  • 7. 
    The clutch release bearing exerts pressure upon the:
    • A. 

      Clutch disc

    • B. 

      Pressure plate diaphragm spring

    • C. 

      Pilot bearing

    • D. 

      Torsional springs

  • 8. 
    Technician A says the pressure plate assembly squeezes the clutch disc onto the flywheel. Technician B says the pressure plate moves away from the clutch disc so the disc can stop rotating. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      A only

    • B. 

      B only

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 9. 
    Technician A says an oil-soaked clutch disc can cause clutch chatter. Technician B says clutch chatter can be caused by loose bell housing bolts. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      A only

    • B. 

      B only

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 10. 
    Technician A says clutch slippage can be effected by improper clutch adjustment. Technician B says clutch slippage does not occur in lower gears. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      A only

    • B. 

      B only

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 11. 
    While diagnosing a pilot bushing wear, Technician A listens for unusual noises. Technician B inspects the front end of the transmission input shaft. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      A only

    • B. 

      B only

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 12. 
    Technician A says the clutch assembly is located between the engine and the transmission. Technician B  says the clutch provides a mechanical coupling between the engine flywheel and the transmission input shaft. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      A only

    • B. 

      B only

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 13. 
    Technician A says the engine flywheel is the main driving member of the clutch. Technician B says the transmission input shaft receives driving motion from the pilot bearing. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      A only

    • B. 

      B only

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 14. 
    Technician A says the clutch fork moves the pilot bearing. Technician B says the clutch fork movement is controlled by the clutch pedal. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      A only

    • B. 

      B only

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 15. 
    Technician A says clutch linkage may be mechanically or hydrolically operated. Technician B says clutch linkage includes shaft and lever linkage and cable linkage designs. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      A only

    • B. 

      B only

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

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