Passenger Vehicle Maintenance Exam

This is a prototype end of course exam for the purpose of creating and extracting xAPI statements to an LRS.  The statements will be used to calculate a student's learning objective performance value.  

(A) Without the aid of reference, recall the major components of a vehicle’s hydraulic brake system and their purpose.

Which of the following is NOT a major component of a vehicle's hydraulic brake system?

  • master cylinder assembly
  • brake caliper assembly
  • tires
  • brake pedal

Which of the following describes the purpose of the brake pedal?

  • open the windows
  • open the trunk
  • transfer the driver’s input to slow the speed of the vehicle into a mechanical action by the entire hydraulic brake system
  • increase the speed of the vehicle

(B) Without the aid of reference, recall the major components of a vehicle electrical system and their purpose.

Which of the following is NOT a major component of a vehicle's electrical system?

  • alternator
  • trunk
  • fuse box
  • starter solenoid

Which of the following describes the purpose of the ignition switch?

  • activate the electrical power of a vehicle
  • adjust the vehicle seats
  • assist in latching the seat belt
  • store additional fuses

(C) Without the aid of reference, recall the major components of a vehicle’s steering system and their purpose.

Which of the following is NOT a major component of a vehicle's steering system?

  • steering wheel
  • alternator
  • power steering pump
  • rack and pinon unit

Which of the following describes a purpose of the tie rods?

  • activate the electrical power of a vehicle
  • recharge the battery
  • ensure the wheels maintain alignment
  • open the windows

(D) Without the aid of reference, recall the major components of a gasoline engine and their purpose.

Which of the following is NOT a major component of a gasoline engine?

  • camshaft
  • timing belt
  • power steering pump
  • intake manifold

Which of the following describes the purpose of the fuel injector?

  • provide the proper fuel air mixture to the engine’s combustion chambers
  • ensure the wheels maintain alignment
  • activate the electrical power of a vehicle
  • transfer the driver’s input to slow the speed of the vehicle into a mechanical action by the entire hydraulic brake system