Brake Type Differences Quiz
by Staff
There are several different types of brakes. How knowledgeable are you when it comes to knowing the differences between varying types of brakes? Take this quiz and find out!

What does ABS stand for?

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • American braking system
  • Awesome braking system

What do anti-lock brakes do?

  • They help keep your car from skidding
  • They help keeps your brakes from locking up
  • All of the above

How can a ABS system detect a flat?

  • By using the same computer that programs the rotation of each wheel
  • By installing a new computer to monitor tire pressure
  • None of the above

If the ABS computer was programmed to monitor tire pressure, what would have to be installed in your dashboard?

  • A light
  • A sound device
  • A switch

Where are air brakes typically found?

  • Large trucks
  • Small vehicles
  • All of the above

What are the most common types of air brakes found in trucks and buses?

  • Foundation brakes
  • Emergency brakes
  • Steam brakes

Where are drum brakes typically located?

  • Front brakes
  • Rear brakes
  • Truck brakes only
  • None of the above

Which of the following parts does a drum brake posses?

  • Adjuster mechanism
  • Emergency brake mechanism
  • Springs
  • All of the above

What is the most common type of disc brake on modern cars?

  • Single-piston floating caliper
  • Double-piston floating caliper
  • None of the above

Where are disc brakes typically located?

  • Front wheels
  • Rear wheels
  • None of the above