Driving on a rocky, bumpy and muddy road may be a nightmare for most of us, but there are those who look for the roughest trails they can find. Buckle up and get ready for a really rough ride after you take this quiz.
What in fact is off-roading?
any use of an all-terrain vehicle
reckless driving on unpaved country roads
driving on unpaved ground
What is essential for off-roaders?
to know what he's doing
to love adventure
to love natural scenery
What kind of vehicle can you use?
any well-constructed compact car
What do dirt-bikes and dune buggies have in common?
use the same sand tires
originally designed for racing
designed for sandy terrain
Are modifications needed for specific terrain -- for instance, boulders or mud?
off-road vehicles deal with any terrain
tires need to be adapted
there are specific vehicles for every aspect of off-roading
What is the most important factor in off-roading?
Which type of drive is best for off-roading?
Does air pressure of the tires affect off-roading?
lower pressure is better
higher pressure gives greater maneuverability
normal pressure is best
What gets you to the top of the hill?
correct approach angle
What is the approach angle of your vehicle?
angle your vehicle can traverse
steepest angle before vehicle overturns
maximum angle that vehicle can climb at a particular momentum
How can you determine the approach angle?
broomstick from bottom of front tire to bumper
protractor must be used
check instruction manual of vehicle
What is the relevance of the break-over angle?
maximum width of ditch you can cross
gives you the height of an obstacle you can traverse
angle beyond which vehicle will capsize
What is mudding?
special tires designed for muddy terrain
jumping over mud
driving through mud
Are there any dangers in mud bogging?
you could get dirty
only for dirt bikes
What is the cardinal rule of off-roading?
Don't go alone.
Lower tire pressure.
Use a good GPS.
What is competitive mudding?
To see how wide a mud obstacle the dirt bike can jump.
Racing through mud obstacles.
Seeing how far you can cross a mud pit until you get stuck.
Where is dune bashing a popular tourist attraction?
United Arab Emirates
What is the most dangerous aspect of climbing sand dunes?
too much momentum going up
driving down the dune
turning on the dune
Is there any danger in green-laning if proper precautions are taken?
mainly to tires
more to environment than to the vehicle
What is "picking the line" in rock crawling?
planning your path
aligning the tires with the rocks
determining the approach angle and departure angle of the vehicle