Car Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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Test your skills to see just how much you know about the car you drive, buy taking this quiz on car terminology!

 Dec 20, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a car component that mixes the fuel and the air?
Carburettor
Trunk
Brake

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does ABS stand for?
Anti-Lock Bonnet
Anti-Lock Brakes
Anti-Brake System

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a car with a foldable or retractable roof called?
Tentable
Convertible
Carriage

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does 4WD stand for?
Four Way Dimmers
Four Wheel Drive
Four Way Drive

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What are air-filled cushions that deploy immediately in the event of an accident called?
Airbags
Car pillows
Safety bags

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What are two types of brakes?
Disc and pump
Drum and air
Disc and drum

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is antifreeze also known as?
Oil
Gasoline
Coolant

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does GPS stand for?
Global power system
Gear positioning system
Global positioning system

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A unit of measurement equal to 550 foot pounds per second used to describe the power of a vehicle's engine is called:
Horsepower
Torque
Handling

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Lubricant that reduces wear and tear on an engine's moving parts is called:
Transmission fluid
Water
Oil

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

PSI stands for:
Pounds per square inch
Power per square inch
Pounds per system ignition

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How much air is in a vehicle's tires is known as tire:
Suspension
Shock
Pressure

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The VIN number on a car:
Identifies the vehicle
Tells the speed the vehicle is going
Measure vehicle fuel

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When fuel is injected directly into the engine instead of mixing it with air before it reaches the intake valve passage its known as the:
Direct Fuel Injection
Distant Fuel Injection
Dynamic Fuel Injection

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This is produced by a moving object as it displaces the air in its path.
Aerodynamic drag
Aerodynamic motion
Aerodynamic speed

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

To slide out of control on a wet road surface is called what?
Wetplane
Aquaplane
Waterslide

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When brakes lose their effectiveness due to overheating and over-use it is known as:
Brake down
Brake fade
Brake fail

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Gasses that are expelled from the muffler pipe are known as:
Exhaust emissions
Toxic emissions
Standard emissions
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