The air and fuel mixtures that power your car's engine are controlled by valves that open and shut. The essential camshaft rotates and instigates the valve movement. But how exactly does this crucial engine part work? See how well you can shift mental gears and take the camshaft quiz.
Question 1 of 10
What are the key parts of the camshaft?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these is not a type of camshaft?
Question 3 of 10
In single and double overhead cam engines, what keeps the cams rotating?
Question 4 of 10
How many cams would a double overhead V engine have?
Question 5 of 10
How do pushrod engines differ from overhead engines?
Question 6 of 10
Which car company uses VTEC engines?
Question 7 of 10
What does advanced valve timing do?
Question 8 of 10
Why is the camshaft important to engine performance?
Question 9 of 10
What part of the cylinder do cams press against to open valves?
Question 10 of 10