Ignition System Quiz Questions And Answers

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Do you know about an ignition system? Play the below quiz and give the correct answers to the questions related to this system. An ignition system is the most important part of an automobile engine that generates a spark or heat to fire up the fuel to kickstart the engine of the car. The test consists of some basic questions related to the ignition system of automobile engineering. Do you think you can score well on the quiz? Try it out and see for yourself. All the best, buddy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ignition coils are basically:
    • A. 

      Step-down transformers.

    • B. 

      Step-up transformers.

    • C. 

      Ballast resistors.

    • D. 

      Switching transistors.

  • 2. 
    A high-voltage spark must cross the spark plug electrode as the piston approaches top dead center (TDC) of the
    • A. 

      Exhaust stroke.

    • B. 

      Ignition stroke.

    • C. 

      Intake stroke.

    • D. 

      Compression stroke.

  • 3. 
    When the driver turns the key to the start position, an electrical connection is made between the vehicle battery and the ____________ of the ignition coil.
    • A. 

      Secondary winding

    • B. 

      Ballast resistor

    • C. 

      Primary winding

    • D. 

      Distributor

  • 4. 
    The type of ignition system in which two cylinders share one coil is called a:
    • A. 

      Distributor ignition system.

    • B. 

      Waste spark ignition system.

    • C. 

      Coil-on plug ignition system.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Most vehicles today use the _________ type of ignition system.
    • A. 

      Coil-on-plug

    • B. 

      Waste spark

    • C. 

      Breakerless

    • D. 

      Distributor

  • 6. 
    The component the ignition system uses to convert low voltage and high current into high voltage and low current is called the:
    • A. 

      Ballast resistor.

    • B. 

      Advance mechanism.

    • C. 

      Condenser.

    • D. 

      Induction coil.

  • 7. 
    The collapse of the magnetic field inside the ignition coil happens as a result of the interruption of current to the:
    • A. 

      Primary winding.

    • B. 

      Secondary winding.

    • C. 

      Ignition control module.

    • D. 

      Electronic control module (ECM).

  • 8. 
    The amount of voltage needed to initially get the spark to jump the spark plug gap is called the:
    • A. 

      Available voltage.

    • B. 

      Required voltage.

    • C. 

      Induced voltage.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    As engine rpm increases, the ignition timing must:
    • A. 

      Retard.

    • B. 

      Advance.

    • C. 

      Remain the same.

    • D. 

      Remain the same and then retard.

  • 10. 
    The primary winding of the ignition coil has approximately _______ turns of enameled copper wire.
    • A. 

      A few hundred

    • B. 

      1,000

    • C. 

      15,000

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    The hottest part of the spark plug is the:
    • A. 

      Ground electrode.

    • B. 

      Insulator.

    • C. 

      Center electrode.

    • D. 

      Metal shell.

  • 12. 
    The pattern in which a lab scope shows all the cylinders firing in sequence is called the:
    • A. 

      Parade pattern.

    • B. 

      Raster pattern.

    • C. 

      Spark line.

    • D. 

      Firing line.

  • 13. 
    Tech A says that a defective crankshaft or camshaft position sensor can prevent an engine from starting. Tech B says that if a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) indicates a problem with the crankshaft or camshaft position sensor, you will always have to replace the sensor. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 14. 
    Tech A says that you can test for defective ignition wires by using a spray bottle and water. Tech B says that you can test for defective ignition wires with a grounded test lead. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 15. 
    Tech A says that you can test the ignition coil with an ohmmeter. Tech B says you can't test the ignition coil with an oscilloscope. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 16. 
    Tech A says that the crankshaft sensor is used to determine vehicle speed. Tech B says the cam sensor is used to control fuel pump speed. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 17. 
    Tech A says that a Hall-effect sensor can be used in an electronic ignition system. Tech B says that an optical-type sensor can be used in an electronic ignition system. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 18. 
    Tech A says that ignition coils are essentially transformers. Tech B says that the primary side of the coil delivers the high voltage spark that is necessary to jump the plug gap. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 19. 
    Tech A says that a secondary ignition shock is enough to kill you. Tech B says that a secondary ignition shock does not have enough current to kill you. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 20. 
    Tech A says that it is easiest to set the spark plug gap on all the plugs at one time. Tech B says that spark plugs come pre-gapped and you should never have to check spark plug gap. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

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