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Car Trivia - Multiple Choice Quiz

Variety of questions about car culture, brands, and other miscellaneous trivia.
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Last updated: March 4, 2023
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1. Which of these is NOT a Japanese car brand?
Hyundai
Daihatsu
Nissan
Isuzu
Hyundai is a Korean brand.
2. What do drivers mean if they say they prefer to "drive stick"?
Drive with manual gearbox and clutch
Drive using the handbrake to drift
Drive a front-engined, RWD car
Drive off-road
The "stick" refers to the gear shifter in manuals.
3. What sets the current generation Corvette (C8) apart from older Corvettes?
Every model is electric
Every model has 4 doors
There's now a Corvette SUV
It is mid-engined
The C8 is the first mid-engined Corvette, and takes design cues from Ferrari.
4. What country is the luxury car brand Rolls-Royce from?
Germany
UK
France
USA
Rolls-Royce is British, though it is currently owned by the BMW group which is German.
5. Which of these terms could you use to describe a Plymouth Barracuda?
Hatchback
Pick-up truck
Muscle car
Supercar
The Barracuda can be described as a muscle car, or pony car.
6. Which of these statements is NOT TRUE?
Front-wheel-drive is rare on racecars
Audi is one of BMW's rivals
There are no car brands from India
Petrol and Gas are the same
India has its fair share of car brands like Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, and Mahindra.
7. In which supercar did Fast & Furious actor Paul Walker tragically die?
Ferrari California
Lamborghini Murcielago SV
Porsche Carrera GT
Mercedes-Benz SLS
Paul and the driver Roger Rodas crashed in a red Carrera GT.
8. Which of these features are you LEAST likely to find on a modern family sedan?
Drag reduction system (DRS)
Power steering
Automatic transmission
Anti-lock braking (ABS)
DRS can be more commonly found on Formula 1 cars.
9. What kind of track do NASCARs usually race on?
Street Circuit
Oval
Drag strips
Off-road
NASCAR mostly races on tracks such as Daytona International Speedway.
10. Which of the following athletes is/was a Formula One driver?
Thierry Henry
Nico Rosberg
Colin McRae
Wanderlei Silva
Nico Rosberg won a Formula One championship in 2016 driving for Mercedes-AMG.
11. Which of these will NOT be expected of you in a driving test, in most countries?
Observation skills
Parking
Tire changing
Interpreting road signs
Typically you will not be expected to know how to perform maintenance or repairs.
12. Certain car brands have luxury divisions, like Toyota with Lexus, or Nissan with Infiniti. What is GM's (General Motors) luxury division?
Chrysler
Holden
Hummer
Cadillac
Cadillac's parent company is GM, and they're most known for the Escalade.
13. The VW (Volkswagen) Group has many car brands under its umbrella. Which of these brands do they own?
Tesla
Honda
Pagani
Lamborghini
Volkswagen AG has many brands like Lamborghini, Porsche, Bentley, and Audi.
14. Which American city is most known for its automotive industry and was nicknamed "Motor City"?
Seattle, WA
Detroit, MI
Phoenix, AZ
Atlanta, GA
Detroit is home to the USA's "big three" of Ford, GM, and Stellantis NA.
15. Which of these famous racetracks is the longest?
Circuit de Monaco
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Nürburgring Nordschleife
Laguna Seca
The Nordschleife layout is over 14 miles long.
16. Which of these car models is matched to the correct manufacturer?
Vantage, Aston Martin
Cayenne, Mazda
488, Maserati
GT86, Volvo
The Vantage is one of Aston Martin's luxury sports cars.
17. Which of these Japanese manga series is about street racing, and had significant influence on car culture?
K-On
Ghost in the Shell
Hajime no Ippo
Initial D
Initial D is about racing in Japan's mountain passes, and influenced drift culture.
18. Which of the following is the British sports car brand Lotus NOT known for?
Compact car design
Great nifty handling
Breaking top speed records
Motorsports heritage
Lotus is known for making tiny and zippy sports cars, and has a rich Formula One history.
19. Which of these Porshce 911 generations is the newest?
997
991
992
993
In order of oldest to newest, they are 993, 997, 991, and 992... confusing I know.
20. What was the first name of Ferrari's founder?
Enzo
Giorgio
Horacio
Fiorano
Enzo Ferrari even had one model named after him, the Ferrari Enzo.
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