Loading Ramps Facts Quiz
by Staff
Loading ramps are very handy when it comes to hauling heavy loads. How knowledgeable are you about loading ramps? Take this quiz and find out!

Which of the following best represents a loading ramp?

  • lever
  • inclined plane
  • pulley

What is a loading ramp used for?

  • moving heavy object off the ground and into the bed of a truck/trailer
  • parking trucks
  • storing trucks

Why are many loading ramps designed to fold?

  • for extra durability
  • for easy storage
  • for easy mobility

When is there a higher risk of tipping over backwards when driving up an inclined plane?

  • when the vehicle has a high center of gravity
  • when the vehicle has a low center of gravity
  • when the vehicle is over 500 lbs

What is something you can do to avoid slipping or sliding off of a loading ramp?

  • use a ramp with a designed for traction
  • don't use a wet ramp
  • all of the above

How do you avoid letting the ramp come loose from the trailer?

  • use safety chains or straps
  • never use a ramp for loads over 800 lbs
  • all of the above

Which of the following causes the most problems?

  • steep loading ramps
  • low angle loading ramps
  • high traction ramps

How should safety chains/straps be attached to a loading ramp?

  • securely
  • loosely
  • it doesn't matter

Which type of vehicles use a loading ramp?

  • cars
  • trucks
  • helicopters
  • all of the above

Which of the following has a low center of gravity?

  • motorcycle
  • tractor
  • none of the above