TT September Pop Quiz: Chassis -

TT September Pop Quiz: Chassis

This month’s pop quiz addresses the chassis system. Choose the answer that best completes the following statements or questions. (Note – Answer key provided following the Pop Quiz – answers in bold.)

TT September Pop Quiz: Chassis

This month’s pop quiz addresses the chassis system. Choose the answer that best completes the following statements or questions.

(Note – Answer key provided following the Pop Quiz – answers in bold)

1) The ________  is very important and perhaps the most overlooked component of the suspension.
A: shock absorber
B: spring
C: tire
D: coil

2) The chassis can be either a frame and body or a ________  — chassis and frame in a single stressed unit.
A: solid body
B: uni-body
C: sway-body
D: axis body

3) Cornering or lateral acceleration causes the chassis to ________.
A: bend
B: stretch
C: rise
D: roll

4) Coil, Leaf and Torsion are types of __________.
A: shocks
B: springs
C: lifts
D: struts

5) There are two types of _________ valve shock absorbers — dual cylinder and mono tube.
A: pistonless
B: loaded
C: hydraulic
D: pneumatic

6) _______  ________ specifications are available in various chassis parts manuals, along with information as to where the measurements are to be made. If it’s below specifications, the springs are sagging.
A: Ride height
B: Bearing height
C: Ride width
D: Steering height

7) The steering angles generated by the knuckle and linkage are generally referred to as __________ steering angles.
A: Ackerman
B: Beckerman
C: Chapman
D: Doverman

8) The location of the suspension linkages and axles are designed to minimize these rotational forces. As an example, changing the mounting angle of an upper control, arm or ______________ strut can reduce the amount of pitch during a deceleration or stop.
A: Chapman
B: McQueen
C: MacAckerman
D: MacPherson

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Solution — TT September Pop Quiz: Chassis

1) The Spring is very important and perhaps the most overlooked component of the suspension.
A: shock absorber
B: spring
C: tire
D: coil

2) The chassis can be either a frame and body or a ____________  — chassis and frame in a single stressed unit.
A: solid body
B: uni-body
C: sway-body
D: axis body

3) Cornering or lateral acceleration causes the chassis to _______.
A: bend
B: stretch
C: rise
D: roll

4) Air, Coil, Leaf and Torsion are types of __________.
A: shocks
B: springs
C: lifts
D: struts

5) There are two types of ____________ valve shock absorbers — dual cylinder and mono tube.
A: pistonless
B: loaded
C: hydraulic
D: pneumatic

6) ________ _________ specifications are available in various chassis parts manuals, along with information as to where the measurements are to be made. If it’s below specifications, the springs are sagging.
A: Ride height
B: Bearing height
C: Ride width
D: Steering height

7) The steering angles generated by the knuckle and linkage are generally referred to as __________  steering angles.
A: Ackerman
B: Beckerman
C: Chapman
D: Doverman

8) The location of the suspension linkages and axles are designed to minimize these rotational forces. As an example, changing the mounting angle of an upper control, arm or ___________  strut can reduce the amount of pitch during a deceleration or stop.
A: Chapman
B: McQueen
C: MacAckerman
D: MacPherson

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