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- Automobile trivia quiz - answers
- 1. Oldsmobile
2. Model T Ford
4. Ormond Beach. (Also give yourself a correct answer if you said Daytona Beach.)
5. Buick, Cadillac, Oakland (later called Pontiac) and Oldsmobile. Give yourself credit if
you named Pontiac instead of Oakland.
6. Cadillac, or Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac.
7. Chevrolet, or Louis Chevrolet
8. The electric starter. (His company, Dayton Engineering Laboratories Co, better known as
DELCO, would become part of General Motors.)
9. R.E.O. (The initials of Ransom E. Olds.)
10. Albert Champion (as in A.C.s competitor, Champion Spark Plug!)
11. Chrysler, or Walter P. Chrysler
14. Porsche, or Dr. Ferdinand Porsche.
15. Short answer: The first prototype was built by Bantam Car Company, best known for
their midget cars.
Long answer: But the American military feared that Bantam could not produce enough of
them, so Jeeps were built only by Willys and by Ford, in equal numbers and using
standardized parts. After the war, production went to Willys; which eventually became
Kaiser-Jeep, which was later acquired by American Motors and then all of that company
taken over by Chrysler.
16. The name came from saying aloud the Armys name of "G.P.," or
"general purpose" vehicle.
17. The Henry J. car, named for the company founder, Henry J. Kaiser.
18. The Dodge Brothers, or John F. Dodge and Horace E. Dodge.
- 19. Edsel, or Edsel Ford.
21. Nash, or Charles Nash.
22. Lee Iacocca.
23. Cord and Duesenberg.
24. The Lincoln Highway.
26. US Army Corps of Engineers
27. Dwight D. Eisenhower.
33. Studebaker (horse-drawn carriage)
34. Lincoln Continental
35. DeLorean or John Z. DeLorean
36. DeSoto (or DeSoto/Plymouth Division.)
37. Chevrolet. "See the USA, in your Chevrolet!"
39. Dodge. "Shiny red super-stock Dodge."
40. Ralph Nader