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Brake Components Quiz
by Staff
Do you know what components are critical to safely and successfully braking your vehicle? Take this quiz to find out now!

What is located on the top of a backing plate?

  • Two pistons
  • Two brake pads
  • Two calipers

What is the function of a backing plate?

  • To hold the braking system together
  • To control the flow of brake fluid
  • To control the brake pads

What do brake calipers do?

  • They squeeze the brake pads against the brake rotor
  • They control the flow of brake fluid
  • All of the above

What is arguably the most important automobile brake part?

  • The brake caliper
  • The brake pad
  • None of the above

What type of rotor do most motorcycles use?

  • Drilled
  • Slotted
  • None of the above

What another name for a brake rotor?

  • Brake disc
  • Brake caliper
  • Brake piston

Flexibility in brakes lines is important because it helps prevent:

  • Cracks
  • Leaks
  • Breaking
  • All of the above

What is the purpose of all the bends and loops in brake lines?

  • They add flexibility
  • They add flair
  • They help dissipate heat

Which of the following is a real type of brake fluid?

  • DOT3
  • DOT4
  • DOT5
  • All of the above

Hoe many types of brake fluid are available?

  • 1
  • 3
  • 5