Auto and Shop Information Practice

Below are Sample ASVAB Auto and Shop Information Practice Practice Questions. Write down your answers as you go along, and once you reach the end of the Auto and Shop Information Practice Practice Test, check your answers with the answer sheet! Good luck!

Auto and Shop Information Practice Practice Questions

  1. A typical car battery uses how many volts?

    1. 220
    2. 24
    3. 12
    4. 110
  2. The following are all components of an automobile’s engine cooling system EXCEPT the
    1. thermostat.
    2. distributor.
    3. water pump.
    4. pressure cap.
  3. In the tire rating “P195/70R14,” the “R” stands for
    1. radial.
    2. rim.
    3. rear.
    4. round.
  4. What would happen if an automobile thermostat were stuck in the closed position?
    1. The engine could overheat.
    2. The vehicle heating system would not work.
    3. The RPM limiter would not engage.
    4. The vehicle would run out of gas.
  5. Why is the sheet metal used to make fuel tanks covered with a lead-tin alloy?
    1. to prevent rusting
    2. to prevent static electricity buildup
    3. to prevent excessive sloshing of fuel
    4. to lessen vibration
  6. The two general classes of lubricant are called
    1. oils and greases.
    2. natural and artificial.
    3. flammable and inflammable.
    4. liquids and solids.
  7. A class c fire should be extinguished using
    1. carbon dioxide.
    2. none of the above.
    3. all of the above.
    4. water.
  8. The automobile engine exhaust gas most lethal if breathed in is
    1. nitrous oxide.
    2. thermocarbons.
    3. dihydrogen monoxide.
    4. carbon monoxide.
  9. When referring to an automobile, the term camber refers to
    1. the outward or inward tilt of a wheel from its centerline.
    2. the deflection of the headlights between high and low beam usage.
    3. the drift of the vehicle when driving at speeds above 25 mile per hour.
    4. the compression stroke of the cylinders.
  10. The term stoichiometric refers to
    1. the ideal oil viscosity for an internal combustion engine.
    2. the ideal internal engine temperature for optimal operation.
    3. the ideal air-fuel mixture for an internal combustion engine.
    4. a method of measurement used by European car manufacturers.
  11. Which of the following is a device used to reduce the toxicity of engine emissions?
    1. fuel injector
    2. catalytic converter
    3. carburetor chamber
    4. turbocharger
  12. Oxyacetylene is a mixture of gases that is used in
    1. lighter-than-air craft.
    2. natural gas powered vehicles.
    3. welding.
    4. deep sea diving.
  13. A saw blade that makes wide, grooved cuts so one piece of wood can fit into the groove of another is a
    1. rabbet.
    2. dado blade.
    3. rip blade.
    4. kerf.
  14. Which power saw has a blade consisting of a continuous band of metal with teeth along one edge, and is used primarily for woodworking and metalworking?
    1. the handsaw

    2. the band saw
    3. the jigsaw
    4. the circular saw

Auto and Shop Information Practice Practice Answer Sheet

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  1. B
  2. B
  3. D
  4. D
  5. C
  6. C
  7. D
  8. A
  9. B
  10. A
  11. D
  12. A
  13. A
  14. C
  15. A

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