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Brake Quiz From Cengage

Quiz by Cliff Kincaid

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  • Q1

    Pascal’s Law appliesto brake systems.

    true
    false
    True or False
    30s
  • Q2

    Tires are considered to be part of the braking system.

    false
    true
    True or False
    30s
  • Q3

    An output piston that is larger than the input piston can increase the input force.

    true
    false
    True or False
    30s
  • Q4

    Brake fluid should have a minimum boiling point of 200 degrees Fahrenheit.

    false
    true
    True or False
    30s
  • Q5

    Traction control is meant to assist on slick road surfaces and in mud-bogging.

    false
    true
    True or False
    30s
  • Q6

    Brake boosters have a check valve to retain vacuum in case of an engine shutdown.

    true
    false
    True or False
    30s
  • Q7

    Bearing races serve the same purpose as the journal.

    true
    false
    True or False
    30s
  • Q8

    Metering valves hold the rear brakes off until the front brakes have applied. 

    false
    true
    True or False
    30s
  • Q9

    Proportioning valves control the amount of pressure that the front and rear brakes receive during braking.

    true
    false
    True or False
    30s
  • Q10

    Some drum brakes have a form of self-adjuster to move the brake shoes outward as they wear.

    true
    false
    True or False
    30s
  • Q11

    Two technicians are discussing disc brakes. Technician A says that disc brake pads are much smaller than drum brake shoes. Technician B says that more hydraulic force is needed to stop a disc brake vehicle. Who is correct?

    b. B only

    C. Both

    D Neither A or B

     

    a.  A only

    30s
  • Q12

    Two technicians are discussing disc brake calipers. Technician A says that sliding calipers work similar to a wheel cylinder except the caliper can move as a unit. Technician B says that fixed calipers have a minimum of five pistons. Who is correct?

    A. A only

    C. Both

    D. neither A or B

    B. B only

    30s
  • Q13

    What statement is true about ABS systems?

    C. ABS systems require vacuum controllers.

    A. ABS was designed to shorten stopping distance.

    B. ABS systems require speed sensors on the ABS-equipped axles.

    D. ABS systems require a mechanical controller.

    30s
  • Q14

    Two technicians are discussing pressure controllers. Technician A says that RWAL systems have only one solenoid for each wheel or axle. Technician B says the isolation/dump valve for a RWAL system may be referred to as the RWAL accumulator. Who is correct?

    C. Both A and B

    B. B only

    A. A only

    D. Neither A or B

    30s
  • Q15

    What characteristic is true of traction control systems?

    A. Traction control is a method of redirecting power from a spinning drive wheel.

    D. Traction control was designed for competitive driving. 

    B. Traction control does not include electronics.

    C. Traction control was designed for hard acceleration from a stop.

    30s

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