How Much Do You Know About Manual and Automatic Transmissions?
The great debate: To drive stick or not to drive stick, that is the question. Well, first you have to know the difference! In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge of manual and automatic transmissions. Put on your driving gloves.
The transmission is a system of parts that connects the engine to the ________.
What is torque?
The transmission helps the engine to create torque at ______.
Which transmission is simpler?
Manual transmissions allow the driver to choose one of several _______ between the input and output shafts of the transmission.
Ratios of speed
What is the name of the ratios of speed in a manual transmission?
What provides for smooth shifting?
What's the most common clutch?
Double disk clutch
Smooth plane clutch
Dry single disk clutch
Which transmission is most popular today?
Which transmission is easier to use?
Which transmission is easier on a steep hill?
Which is less expensive?
Which requires less maintenance?
Which has better fuel efficiency?
Which car stalls more?
Which car is better in heavy traffic?
Which cars get stolen more often?
Which car has better control?
Most normal cars have ____ forward gears.
Race cars can have as many as _____ forward speeds.
What kind of transmission holds all forward gear wheels in mesh?
When was the automatic transmission introduced?
Most automatic cars contain a _____ converter.
Automatic transmissions have _____ gears.
The performance of automatic transmissions has been enhanced by what?
What is the name for an automatic transmission with added manual-shift mode?
What is CVT?
Constant Viable Transmission
Continuously Variable Transmission.
What is the car of choice in Europe?
What's the most popular car in Canada?
What percentage of cars in Japan are manual?
What's happening to the gap between automatic and manual car performance?
It's becoming wider
It's becoming narrower
What is the typical price of clutch repair?
Higher gears _____ power.
Approximately what percentage of cars in the U.S. are built with a manual transmission?
What do some experts believe is the main reason for the popularity of the automatic car in the U.S.?