Texas Pre Trip Quiz

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Texas Pre Trip Quiz

Texas is popularly known as The Lone Star State to signify its former status as an independent republic, and as a reminder of the state's struggle for independence from Mexico. The people of Texas love their chili and it is not rare to have a chili contest. You think you know everything about Texas? Just prove yourself now by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What Releases the fifth wheel locking jaw so the trailer can be uncoupled?  
    • A. 

      Apron

    • B. 

      Release arm

    • C. 

      Locking pins

    • D. 

      Drawbar

  • 2. 
    What are the brackets, bolts or bushings that are used to attach spring and/or air bag to the axle and vehicle?
    • A. 

      Torque

    • B. 

      Mounting Bolts

    • C. 

      Spring Mounts

    • D. 

      Shock absorbers

  • 3. 
    When making sure that the door is not damaged, operates smoothly, closes securely from the inside, hand rails are secure, steps are clear and the treads are not loose or worn excessively you are inspecting:
    • A. 

      Emergency Exit

    • B. 

      Seating

    • C. 

      Emergency equipment

    • D. 

      Passenger Entry

  • 4. 
    If equipped, you should check what piece of equipment to see that it is secure, free of damage, and strong enough to prevent cargo from shifting, forward possibly injuring the drive when the vehicle abruptly stops.
    • A. 

      Platform

    • B. 

      Landing Gear

    • C. 

      Frame

    • D. 

      Header board

  • 5. 
    What heats the cab and prevents frost from forming on the windshield?
    • A. 

      Header board

    • B. 

      Heater Defroster

    • C. 

      Air Conditioner

    • D. 

      Wipers/Windshield

  • 6. 
    What system consists of external piping for conducting combustion gases from engine (leaks could cause asphyxiation of driver or passengers?)
    • A. 

      Exhaust

    • B. 

      Heater

    • C. 

      Fuel

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What should you check so that it is solid, clear of objects and securely bolted to the tractor frame?
    • A. 

      Platform

    • B. 

      Apron

    • C. 

      Kingpin

    • D. 

      Catwalk

  • 8. 
    What drives the generator and , if belt driven, should not be frayed, cracked and should be snug (not more than 3⁄4 of an inch give?)
    • A. 

      Power steering bolt

    • B. 

      Air compressor belt

    • C. 

      Water pump belt

    • D. 

      Alternator belt

  • 9. 
    When inspecting doors, roof hatches, or that push-out windows are not damaged you are inspecting:
    • A. 

      Lighting Indicators

    • B. 

      Emergency Exists

    • C. 

      Stop Arms

    • D. 

      Passenger Lift

  • 10. 
    What gauge/light should be checked, with the engine running, to see that the temperature level begins to climb to the normal operating range?
    • A. 

      Power Steering

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Air Compressor

    • D. 

      Oil

  • 11. 
    What provided visibility to the sides, rear and inside of the vehicle and must be properly adjusted and mounted securely with no loose fittings?
    • A. 

      Windshield

    • B. 

      Mounting Bolts

    • C. 

      Mirrors

    • D. 

      Headlights

  • 12. 
    What belt should you make sure is securely mounted, adjusts and latches properly?
    • A. 

      Air compressor

    • B. 

      Safety Seat

    • C. 

      Steering

    • D. 

      Water Pump

  • 13. 
    What is being inspected when you pump the pedal 3 times and hold down for 5 seconds making sure that the pedal should not move during the 5 seconds?
    • A. 

      Hydraulic Brake

    • B. 

      Air Brake

    • C. 

      Parking brake

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    When inspecting for cracks, broken welds, holes or other damage to the longitudinal frame member, cross members, box or floor you inspecting the:
    • A. 

      Fuel tank

    • B. 

      Exhaust system

    • C. 

      Doos

    • D. 

      Frame

  • 15. 
    What should be fully raised, have not missing parts, crank handle secured, and the support frame not damaged?
    • A. 

      Landing Gear

    • B. 

      Stop arm

    • C. 

      Tandem release arm

    • D. 

      Cargo Lift

  • 16. 
    Which of the following should make an audible sound?
    • A. 

      Parking break

    • B. 

      Hydraulic brake

    • C. 

      Windshield wipers/washers

    • D. 

      Air or electric horn

  • 17. 
    What transmits power from the transmission to the drive axle?
    • A. 

      Air compressor belt

    • B. 

      Drive Shaft

    • C. 

      Steering play

    • D. 

      Power steering belt

  • 18. 
    By checking the connecting links, arms, and rods from the steering box to the wheel you are inspecting the:
    • A. 

      Steering Linkage

    • B. 

      Steering play

    • C. 

      Steering box

    • D. 

      Power steering fluid

  • 19. 
    What converts air pressure to mechanical force to operate wheel brakes?
    • A. 

      Brake hoses

    • B. 

      Brake Linings

    • C. 

      Brake Chamber

    • D. 

      Drum Brake

  • 20. 
    Inspect the following to see that the frames are no broken, firmly attached to the floor and that the cushions are attached securely to the frame:
    • A. 

      Emergency equipment

    • B. 

      Lighting indicators

    • C. 

      Seats

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Inspect the emergency equipment to make sure it consists of:
    • A. 

      Charged and rated fire extinguisher

    • B. 

      3 red reflective triangles

    • C. 

      Spare fuses

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    What should not be bent, damaged, or rusted through and should be evenly centered, with the dual wheels and tires evenly separated?
    • A. 

      Spacers

    • B. 

      Lug Nuts

    • C. 

      Rims

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    What gauge indicates the alternator and/or generator is charging?
    • A. 

      Oil pressure

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Ammeter/ Voltmeter

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    There should be minimum tread depth of 4/32 of and inch for the:
    • A. 

      Spare tires

    • B. 

      None-Drive axle tires

    • C. 

      Steering axle Tires

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    What should you make sure is secured, cap(s) are on tight, and has no leaks from the tank(s) or lines?
    • A. 

      Fuel Tank

    • B. 

      Battery Box

    • C. 

      Water pump

    • D. 

      Air compressor

  • 26. 
    The angle between the push rod and adjuster arm should be a little over 90 degrees when the brakes are released, and not less than 90 degrees when the brakes are applied refers to the
    • A. 

      Shock absorbers

    • B. 

      Brake chambers

    • C. 

      Brake linings

    • D. 

      Slack adjusters

  • 27. 
    What should be clean with no illegal stickers, obstructions or damage to the glass?
    • A. 

      Lighting indicators

    • B. 

      Windshield

    • C. 

      Mirrors

    • D. 

      Headlights

  • 28. 
    If worn, what can cause excessive heat buildup from the reduced ability to absorb from and dissipate heat, possibly leading to loss of brake response?
    • A. 

      Brake Hose/ lines

    • B. 

      Brake chambers

    • C. 

      Brake drum/ linings

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 29. 
    What carries air or hydraulic fluid to the wheel brake assembly?
    • A. 

      Brake Hoses/ Lines

    • B. 

      Slack Adjusters

    • C. 

      Brake Linings

    • D. 

      Brake Chambers

  • 30. 
    What are you inspecting by making sure that hoses and lines are not cut, chafed, spliced, worn or not tangled, pinched, or dragging against tractor parts?
    • A. 

      Locking Jaws

    • B. 

      Doors/tires/lifts

    • C. 

      Splash Guards

    • D. 

      Air/ Electric lines

  • 31. 
    What keeps the vehicle from rolling when parked? 
    • A. 

      Brake linings

    • B. 

      Parking brake

    • C. 

      Locking Pin

    • D. 

      Service brake

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Heater

    • B. 

      Exhaust

    • C. 

      Fuel

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 33. 
    What should you make sure is secured cap are on tight, and has no leaks from the tank or line? 
    • A. 

      Fuel tank

    • B. 

      Air compressor

    • C. 

      Battery/Box

    • D. 

      Water Pump

  • 34. 
    To check the coolant level 
    • A. 

      You should inspect the reservoir sight of glass

    • B. 

      Remove the radiator cap and check the level visibly

    • C. 

      Check the dipstick

    • D. 

      Either A or B.

  • 35. 
    What heats the cab and prevents frost from on the windshield?  
    • A. 

      Heater/ defroster

    • B. 

      Header board

    • C. 

      Air conditioner

    • D. 

      Wiper/ Washers

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      Doors

    • B. 

      Mirrors

    • C. 

      Fuel tanks

    • D. 

      Splash Guards

  • 37. 
    When inspecting doors, Roof Hatches, or that push-out windows are not damaged you are inspecting: 
    • A. 

      Lighting Indicators

    • B. 

      Emergency Exists

    • C. 

      Passenger Lights

    • D. 

      Stop arms

  • 38. 
    What carriers air or hydraulic fluid to the wheel brake assembly/
    • A. 

      Brake Hose/ Lines

    • B. 

      Brake Chambers

    • C. 

      Brake Linings

    • D. 

      Slack Adjustors

  • 39. 
     There should be a minimum tread depth of 4/32 of an inch for the:
    • A. 

      Steering axle tires

    • B. 

      Spare tires

    • C. 

      Non-drive axle tires

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 40. 
    • A. 

      Steering

    • B. 

      Water Pump

    • C. 

      Air compressor

    • D. 

      Safety/Seat

  • 41. 
    • A. 

      Water pump/Helt

    • B. 

      Air compressor/ Belt

    • C. 

      Alternator/Belt

    • D. 

      Power Steering/ Belt

  • 42. 
    • A. 

      Oil Level

    • B. 

      Coolant Level

    • C. 

      Power steering fluid level

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 43. 
    • A. 

      Steering Linkage

    • B. 

      Suspension

    • C. 

      Steering Play

    • D. 

      Steering box/ hoses

  • 44. 
    • A. 

      Headlights

    • B. 

      Turn Lights

    • C. 

      Reflectors

    • D. 

      Lighting indicators

  • 45. 
    • A. 

      Air/electirc lines

    • B. 

      Locking jaws

    • C. 

      Splash guards

    • D. 

      Doors/ties/lifts

  • 46. 
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Oil pressure

    • C. 

      Ammeter/ Voltmeter

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 47. 
    • A. 

      Cargo lift

    • B. 

      Landing gear

    • C. 

      Stop arm

    • D. 

      Tandem Release arm

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      Fuel tank

    • B. 

      Axle seals

    • C. 

      Air/electric lines

    • D. 

      Battery Box

  • 49. 
    Inspect the following to see that the frames are not broken, firmly attached to the floor and that the cushions  are attached securely to the frames.
    • A. 

      Emergency Equipment

    • B. 

      Lighting Indicators

    • C. 

      Seats

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 50. 
    The angle between the push rod and the adjustor arm should be a little over 90 degrees when the brakes are released, and not less than 90 degrees when the brakes are applied refers to the
    • A. 

      Slack Adjuster

    • B. 

      Brake Linings

    • C. 

      Shock absorbers

    • D. 

      Brake Chambers

  • 51. 
    Which of the following disengages the engine from the drive train so the vehicle wont move and reduce the load on starting the motor? 
    • A. 

      Clutch/ gear shift

    • B. 

      Drive shaft

    • C. 

      Water pump

    • D. 

      Parking brake

  • 52. 
    If equipped for the safety of the children, make sure this item is mounted securely to the frame of the vehicle and the fittings are not loose or damaged 
    • A. 

      Passgener Enrly

    • B. 

      Seating

    • C. 

      Emergency Exit

    • D. 

      Stop arm

  • 53. 
    What converts air pressure to the mechanical force to operate  wheel brakes 
    • A. 

      Brake hoses

    • B. 

      Brake Chamber

    • C. 

      Brake linings

    • D. 

      Brake Drum

  • 54. 
    By checking the connecting links,arms,and rods from the steering box to the wheel you are inspecting the
    • A. 

      Power steering fluid

    • B. 

      Steering Linkage

    • C. 

      Steering play

    • D. 

      Steering box

  • 55. 
    Free of cracks and distortions, and show no signs of looseness such as rust trails or shiny threads
    • A. 

      Lug Nuts

    • B. 

      Spacers

    • C. 

      Fram

    • D. 

      Drive shaft

  • 56. 
    • A. 

      Spacers

    • B. 

      Mounting bolts

    • C. 

      Release arm

    • D. 

      Tractor/ Coupling

  • 57. 
    Pressure gauge shows increasing or normal pressure or that the warning lights goes off
    • A. 

      Oil pressure gauge

    • B. 

      Temperature gauge

    • C. 

      Coolant level

    • D. 

      Clutch