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Smokebox: Quiz


Question 1: Some designs reversed the layout to avoid problems (asphyxiation and poor visibility) caused by having the exhaust blowing back onto the crew, these were called ________ locomotives.
Cab forwardSouthern Pacific 42944-6-6-24-8-8-2

Question 2: On many ________ an extension to the body of the smokebox also houses the bearing which supports the front roller.
SteamrollerAveling and PorterTraction engineRoad roller

Question 3: Ashes and ________ which may be present in the smoke are often deposited in the smokebox.
SootParticulateActivated carbonCarbon

Question 4: ________ and hot gases pass from the firebox through tubes where they pass heat to the surrounding water in the boiler.

Question 5: Some smokebox doors have a single handle in the form of a wheel; many British-built locomotives have a pair of smokebox door handles resembling the hands of a ________; other designs also exist.
TimeMarine chronometerWater clockClock

Question 6: The smoke then enters the smokebox, and is exhausted to the atmosphere through the ________ (or funnel).
Inco SuperstackChimneyEkibastuz GRES-2 Power StationEndesa Termic

Question 7: A smokebox is one of the major basic parts of a ________.
4-8-44-6-24-6-4Steam locomotive


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