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Automobile Quizzes & Trivia

Can you identify each and every auto part, or do you struggle to spot the steering wheel? Ford Motor Company challenges you to test your automobile smarts!


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  • 1. 
    A limited-slip differential is a desirable feature because:
    • A. 

      It splits engine torque between the front and rear wheels of an AWD vehicle, offering better traction

    • B. 

      It aids wheel spin, permitting smoky single-wheel burnouts

    • C. 

      It reduces the chance the clutch will slip, resulting in better power transfer

    • D. 

      It sends engine torque from a slipping wheel to one with traction, aiding launch characteristics

  • 2. 
    Of the following fluids, which one is not found in your engine?
    • A. 

      Brake Fluid

    • B. 

      Gasoline

    • C. 

      Motor Oil

    • D. 

      Coolant

  • 3. 
    Which of the following tasks is performed when you take your Ford in for an oil change?
    • A. 

      The engine oil is drained

    • B. 

      The engine oil is refilled

    • C. 

      The oil filter is replaced

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Numbers-matching is a desirable characteristic for a collectible car. What does it indicate?
    • A. 

      The original license plate, matching the original registration, is still with the vehicle.

    • B. 

      The selling price matches the current appraised value of the vehicle.

    • C. 

      The engine/transmission/axle serial numbers match the vehicle identification number, indicating they're the original components installed on the vehicle.

    • D. 

      The odometer reading matches the stated vehicle mileage on the title.

  • 5. 
    How many pistons does a V-6 engine have?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      12

  • 6. 
    Which of the following components helps cool the vehicle's engine?
    • A. 

      Transmission

    • B. 

      Heater Core

    • C. 

      Tires

    • D. 

      Radiator

  • 7. 
    When a driver shifts gears, he or she is operating what vehicle component?
    • A. 

      Steering

    • B. 

      Suspension

    • C. 

      Transmission

    • D. 

      Braking

  • 8. 
    If you were to disassemble a torque converter, what kind of fluid would you expect to find inside?
    • A. 

      Automatic Transmission Fluid

    • B. 

      Gear Oil

    • C. 

      Engine Oil

    • D. 

      Antifreeze/coolant

  • 9. 
    What type of electric car motor cranks the engine when you turn the key?
    • A. 

      Starter Motor

    • B. 

      Stepper Motor

    • C. 

      Blower Motor

    • D. 

      Outboard Motor

  • 10. 
    MacPherson struts combine what two suspension components in one unit?
    • A. 

      Shock and Spring

    • B. 

      Axle and Steering Knuckle

    • C. 

      Bearing and Hub

    • D. 

      Tie Rod and Control Arm