You don't have to spend thousands to get a killer car stereo, unless you want to, that is. But you have to know your stuff. Take our quiz to see if you're an expert in the inner workings of car audio.
Question 1 of 20
What car audio component is responsible for producing low frequency sound?
Question 2 of 20
What does a crossover do in a car audio system?
Question 3 of 20
What wireless technology is often used to connect a mobile phone to a car audio system?
Question 4 of 20
What kind of built-in connector does a car need to directly interface with an iPod or other MP3 player?
Question 5 of 20
What kind of adapter converts digital music signals into analog to work on older stereo systems?
Question 6 of 20
The two main types of car speakers are:
Question 7 of 20
What is the audio component that fits into your dashboard and controls the playback of all audio in your car?
Question 8 of 20
Some stereo head units include this type of port, once reserved for computers, that can be used to connect directly to an MP3 player.
Question 9 of 20
This organization holds car audio competitions worldwide and has been in existence for 22 years.
Question 10 of 20
This material is often used to soundproof engine hoods to reduce the amount of engine noise transferred into the car.
Question 11 of 20
Pioneer released the world's first car CD player in what year?
Question 12 of 20
Audiovox released the first car DVD unit in what year?
Question 13 of 20
What car audio component is responsible for producing high frequency sound?
Question 14 of 20
What car audio component boosts the signal of a sound wave before it reaches the speakers?
Question 15 of 20
What format did the cassette beat out to become the dominant form of recorded media played in cars until CDs took over?
Question 16 of 20
What car audio component stores an electrical charge and releases energy to the audio system in moments of power strain?
Question 17 of 20
This form of radio broadcast is transmitted by modulating the frequency of a carrier wave.
Question 18 of 20
What two satellite radio providers merged to form a single satellite radio company?
Question 19 of 20
What does the "HD" in "HD Radio" stand for?
Question 20 of 20