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Hitch Types Quiz
by Staff
There are several types of hitches, including gooseneck and fifth wheel hitches. Test your knowledge on hitch types with this quiz at HowStuffWorks.

Which type of towing hitch is best to use when there is too much tongue weight in relation to gross trailer weight?

  • Gooseneck hitch
  • Fifth wheel hitch
  • Weight distribution system
  • RV hitch

Which type of towing hitch requires that a plate be installed in the bed of the truck?

  • Gooseneck hitch
  • RV hitch
  • Fifth wheel hitch
  • RV hitch

Which type of towing hitch requires that a hitch ball be installed in the bed of the truck?

  • Gooseneck hitch
  • Weight distribution system
  • Fifth wheel hitch
  • RV hitch

Which type of towing hitch is commonly used for purposes other than towing a trailer or camper?

  • Gooseneck hitch
  • Fifth wheel hitch
  • Weight distribution system
  • Front-mount receiver

Gooseneck and fifth wheel hitches are both types of what?

  • Front mount receivers
  • RV hitches
  • Hitch accessories
  • Front-mount receiver

Which hitch’s installation generally requires a hole to be drilled in the center of the truck bed?

  • Weight distribution system
  • Gooseneck hitch
  • Fifth wheel hitch
  • Front-mount receiver

Which hitch requires the installation of a rail kit in the bed of the truck?

  • Weight distribution system
  • Gooseneck hitch
  • Fifth wheel hitch
  • Front-mount receiver

Which type of hitch generally falls into two categories -- those that attach to the rear of the tow vehicle and those that attach to the bed of a pickup truck?

  • Front-mount receiver
  • Gooseneck hitch
  • Weight distribution system
  • RV hitch

Which type of hitch is sometimes used for parking trailers with great precision?

  • Front-mount receiver
  • Gooseneck hitch
  • RV hitch
  • Weight distribution system

Which hitch comes with either round or trunnion spring bars?

  • Front-mount receiver
  • Gooseneck hitch
  • Fifth wheel hitch
  • Weight distribution system