SELF CHECK QUIZ - CONNECTING ROD

Q1. Piston pin is also known as:

(a)  Gudgeon pin   (b)  Crank pin   (c)  Connecting pin   (d)  Fastening pin



Q2. They are cast or forged to form:

(a)  H near the small end   (b)  I near the small end   (c)  H near the big end   (d)  None of these



Q3. Which shape provides greater strength to resist the stresses than a solid rod of the same mass:

(a)   H near the small end and an I near the big end
(b)   I near the small end and an H near the big end
(c)   All of these
(d)   None of these



Q4. The small end attaches to:

(a)  The piston pin, gudgeon pin or wrist pin   (b)  Crank pin   (c)  Connecting pin   (d)  Fastening pin



Q5. The big end connects to the:

(a)  Bearing journal on the crank throw   (b)  Floating wrist pin   (c)  Connecting rod bolts   (d)  None of these



Q6. Failure of a connecting rod is called:

(a)  Throwing a rod   (b)  Flowing of rod   (c)  Both (a) and (b)   (d)  None of these



Q7. Connecting rods for internal combustion engines need to be:

(a)  Light weight   (b)  Heavy weight   (c)  Medium weight   (d)  None of these



Q8. The grain patterns of body/neck of the rods is:

(a)  The vertical direction   (b)  Horizontal direction   (c)  Inclined at 45o   (d)  None of these



Q9. The grain patterns of the caps are made in:

(a)  Horizontal direction   (b)  The vertical direction   (c)  Inclined at 45o   (d)  None of these



Q10. Popular materials used in the construction of connecting rods:

(a)  Titanium   (b)  Aluminium   (c)  Both (a) and (b)   (d)  None of These