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101 Car Trivia Questions: Put the Pedal to the Metal

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July 30, 2022

Every car has a history. Since the 20th century, people worldwide have poured their heart and soul into crafting the next best car. While some car manufacturers strive for style and luxury, others emphasize durability and functionality. From the European Mercedes to the American Ford, there is a car for everyone. Some of us are attached to a certain model simply because that car sparks fond memories.

Although most of us can name our favorite car, very few understand the complex history of each car. Likewise, few of us can explain the inner workings of both old and new vehicles. If you think you are a master of this knowledge, test it with our car trivia questions and answers. Do you have what it takes to pass the ultimate car quiz?

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1. What year did production of the MG TF cease?

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2. The Astra has long been one of Vauxhall's best-selling models, and during the Eighties it spawned this saloon version, aimed at more traditional buyers. But by which name was it known?

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3. Which Bugatti model was nicknamed 'The Royale'?

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4. The P1 is made by whom?

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5. Production of the Checker Marathon began in which year?

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6. What color are the lines on the road which mean you can't stop your car at any time?

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1. When was the first generation of the Honda Civic introduced?

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2. The Buick logo features what?

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3. Modern car cruise control was invented in which year?

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4. The Dodge Stealth was introduced in which year?

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5. The Evora is made by whom?

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6. What car related video game is the world's best selling series?

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1. The Firebird is made by whom?

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2. Messerschmitt produced cars in which country?

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3. The first mass produced hybrid was launched by Toyota in Japan in which year?

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4. What county was Reliant based in?

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5. The Vauxhall Corsa was known in China as what?

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6. The badge of Invicta cars features what?

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1. The car manufacturer Morris had what symbol on its badge?

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2. Where was the Gordon-Keeble first produced?

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3. What is Ford's best selling car of all time?

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4. What area of Oxford is linked with the British car industry?

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5. The car company Fiat is based in which Italian city?

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6. The Aston Martin Vanquish appeared in which James Bond film?

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1. Triumph produced which of the following?

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2. When were Smart cars formed?

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3. What year was the Ford Granada introduced?

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4. The Briggs Automotive Company is based in which city?

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5. The car related acronym TWOC stands for what?

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6. The Austin Minimetro was launched in which year?

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1. Which car has a series of parallel chrome strips running along the top of the hood and curving over the front, crowned by an Indian head ornament. Models in the line included Chieftain, Star Chief and Catalina?

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2. The Tata manufacturer is based in which country?

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3. Where was the Rover 75 originally built till production moved to Longbridge?

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4. The first 356 had a modified Volkswagen engine as its heart. How much break horse power (bhp) did it develop?

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5. What year was the MOT test first introduced?

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6. What year was the Austin FX4 launched?

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1. The badge of Maserati features which symbol?

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2. Which car manufacturer has produced models called Xantia, Xsara, C3 and C4?

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3. Road traffic accidents are the leading cause of death in which age group?

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4. This American-made car bucked the 1950s trend of bigger, longer and wider by continuing its line of pint-sized models of which its four-foot-wide station wagon was the most familiar. What car is this?

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5. The first legal reference to driving on the left in the UK was in which year?

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6. When did wearing a seatbelt in the front of a car become compulsory in the UK?

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1. The world's largest parade of hybrid cars took place in which country?

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2. There are an estimated how many people employed in automotive industries in the UK?

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3. Produced from 1970 through 1978, what American Motors Corporation sub-compact shared its name with an imaginary mischief maker and a 1984 horror film?

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4. The Dodge logo features what?

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5. What were the first names of Mr Rolls and Mr Royce?

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6. The Jaguar D Type was which type of car?

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1. What year was the Mini launched

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2. Vauxhall make which car?

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3. The world record for the largest number of convertible cars in a parade was set where?

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4. The HQ of Alfa Romeo is in which city?

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5. Rolls Royce produce which of the following cars?

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6. Tommykaira used to produce cars in which country?

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1. What was the first British car to sell one million units?

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2. The Prime Minister's official car is made by whom?

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3. The London congestion charge applies to cars between which times?

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4. The first electric - gasoline hybrid car was invented in which year?

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5. Which British airport offered the first offsite car parking and shuttle bus facility?

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6. The background color to the badge of the Bugatti is which color?

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1. What features on the badge of the Arash motor company?

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2. The Ford Focus was introduced in which year?

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3. The concept of pre-booking a car parking space was introduced in which year?

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4. Where was the record for the car driven the highest level above sea set?

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5. When was the Toyota Prius made?

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6. Made in Dagenham is a stage show about women at which car plant?

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1. The Safari was made by whom?

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2. Porsche AG's emblem (shield) contains a figure in the center. It is the silhouette of a horse galloping on a yellow field in the shape of a shield. What other famous automaker has a similar emblem?

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3. What country set the speed record for a car towing a caravan?

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4. The Nash Statesman was introduced in which year?

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5. The Cayman was produced by whom?

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6. The Maxima was made by whom?

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1. The song Henry's Made a Lady Out Of Lizzie was about which car?

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2. Which Asian country produces Proton cars?

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3. What year saw the launch of the Ford Mustang?

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4. The Thema is produced by whom?

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5. What was the first name of Herr Porsche?

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6. The Vectra is made by whom?

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1. The Dodge Coronet was introduced in which year?

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2. What year was Renault founded?

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3. The first Rolls-Royce Phantom was produced in which decade?

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4. The production of the Chevrolet Suburban ended in which year?

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5. The first armoured car, in 1898, had what mounted on the dashboard?

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6. The current model of the Jaguar XJ was launched in which year?

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1. Ultima Sports Ltd are based in which town?

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2. The disc brake for use in cars was invented by an engineer of which nationality?

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3. VIN stands for what?

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4. When was the car company Nissan founded?

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5. What year saw the first recorded use of the term 'motor car'?

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6. The world's largest car museum is in which country?

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1. The word 'car' is believed to come from the Latin carrus or carrum meaning what?

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2. Lifan, Geely and BYD are car brands from which country?

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3. What year was the first Land Rover first launched?

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4. The Rover P6 was built where?

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5. The earliest cars were not steered with a wheel, but with what?

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6. Until what year could you drive a car legally in Belgium without sitting a test?

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1. What was the name of Rambler's best selling badge?

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2. The Tiguan is made by whom?

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3. Porsche's best known model is the long running 911 series. What did Porsche want to call this car initially?

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4. The Axiom was built by whom?

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5. Lotus cars are owned by whom?

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