How's Your Basic Car Knowledge?

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Car Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      To clean off any dirt, glass etc trapped on the tyre and therefore preventing damage

    • B. 

      Wheel and tyres are heavy so it means the mechanic won't need to go to the gym that day

    • C. 

      Tyres rotate unevenly and rotating them can make them last longer by wearing more evenly

    • D. 

      To reset the suspension to avoid cracking

  • 2. 
  • 3. 
    What car part is this?
    • A. 

      The battery

    • B. 

      The starter motor

    • C. 

      The alternator

    • D. 

      The air freshener

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      When your engine makes the identifiable squeaking sound which indicates a service is needed

    • B. 

      Every 100,000 kilometres

    • C. 

      When the excess oil leaks from your motor

    • D. 

      Every 10,000 kilometres

  • 5. 
    Spark plugs are optional in most cars. The more you add to your car, the faster it will drive. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    There are 4 types of filter that need regular replacing in most cars, what are they?
    • A. 

      Oil, air, fuel and dash filter

    • B. 

      Air, cabin, oil and fuel filter

    • C. 

      Cabin, oil, air and window filter

    • D. 

      Wiper, oil, fuel and air filter

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      That there is a mouse in your wheels and you must let it out

    • B. 

      That your axle is broken and needs to be repaired

    • C. 

      That the brake pads are low and need to be changed

    • D. 

      That the wheel is loose and a mechanicshould be seen as soon as possible

  • 8. 
    You don't need a roadworthy certificate if transferring ownership of a car between immediate family members
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If your car starts to get very hot you should 
    • A. 

      Stop driving it immediately and call your mechanic

    • B. 

      Drive to a service station and top up your coolant

    • C. 

      Drive it straight home and hose cold water onto the bonnet

    • D. 

      Try to see if you really can cook an egg on the engine

  • 10. 
    Ray's famous long standing joke at work is to shake your hand and if his hands are dirty ask if you wanted a 'grease and oil change'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False