Whether racecar driver or casual commuter, odds are you're going to be concerned about engine performance at some point in your driving career. But can you even tell the difference between a camshaft and a stick shift? You will once you take the engine performance quiz.
Question 1 of 30
Bolt-on accessories that make it easier for your engine to push exhaust gases out of the cylinders are called:
Question 2 of 30
If you're using an exhaust header with a four-cylinder engine, how many exhaust pipes will you have?
Question 3 of 30
Why do properly inflated tires improve fuel efficiency?
Question 4 of 30
During the exhaust stroke, many engines lose power through:
Question 5 of 30
Nitrous oxide improves engine performance by providing more what?
Question 6 of 30
What other benefits does nitrous oxide provide?
Question 7 of 30
Why do cars normally carry only a few minutes worth of nitrous oxide?
Question 8 of 30
How much faster can the turbine in a turbocharger spin when compared to a regular car engine?
Question 9 of 30
How many valves per cylinder do dual overhead camshafts typically have?
Question 10 of 30
Three fundamental causes can keep your engine from running. Which of the following is not one of them?
Question 11 of 30
Which of the following is considered an improvement in engine performance?
Question 12 of 30
What does the engine need to go faster?
Question 13 of 30
How much power does a supercharger add?
Question 14 of 30
How fast does a supercharger spin on its own?
Question 15 of 30
Which of the following projects can be a DIY job for a beginner?
Question 16 of 30
How does an air filter improve performance?
Question 17 of 30
Which of the following aftermarket performance parts are designed to be washable and reusable?
Question 18 of 30
How does a cold air intake kit improve performance?
Question 19 of 30
Which of the following projects is the easiest?
Question 20 of 30
What does a performance chip do?
Question 21 of 30
What’s a free way to improve a car’s performance?
Question 22 of 30
Which of the following parts are easy to swap for lighter-weight alternatives?
Question 23 of 30
Which of the following statements is true?
Question 24 of 30
What is drive line lash?
Question 25 of 30
How can drive line lash be improved?
Question 26 of 30
How much horsepower does a cold air intake add?
Question 27 of 30
How does a cat-back exhaust improve performance?
Question 28 of 30
One car part is notable for its strict environmental regulations, meaning that it’s illegal to replace it unless it’s broken. Which part?
Question 29 of 30
True or false: an engine flush is recommended to improve performance.
Question 30 of 30