Brake Quiz From Cengage
Quiz by Cliff Kincaid
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Pascal’s Law appliesto brake systems.29truefalse
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Pascal’s Law appliesto brake systems.truefalseTrue or False30s
Tires are considered to be part of the braking system.falsetrueTrue or False30s
An output piston that is larger than the input piston can increase the input force.truefalseTrue or False30s
Brake fluid should have a minimum boiling point of 200 degrees Fahrenheit.falsetrueTrue or False30s
Traction control is meant to assist on slick road surfaces and in mud-bogging.falsetrueTrue or False30s
Brake boosters have a check valve to retain vacuum in case of an engine shutdown.truefalseTrue or False30s
Bearing races serve the same purpose as the journal.truefalseTrue or False30s
Metering valves hold the rear brakes off until the front brakes have applied.falsetrueTrue or False30s
Proportioning valves control the amount of pressure that the front and rear brakes receive during braking.truefalseTrue or False30s
Some drum brakes have a form of self-adjuster to move the brake shoes outward as they wear.truefalseTrue or False30s
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
D Neither A or B
a. A only30s
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
D. neither A or B
B. B only30s
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
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 B30s
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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