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  • 27-11-2016 5:24pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 463 ✭✭ Testacalda


    Hi guys, I was clearing out files on my old Windows Vista, ;) , and I came across a copy of an old quiz I made for a classic car run, that some friends organised a few years back, maybe 2011 or so

    Can you get all 16 without Googling.

    1. Car designer Alec Issigonis designed which famous classic car?
    A. Volkswagen Beetle
    B. Morris Minor
    C. Fiat 500

    2. In the popular TV series ‘Dukes of Hazard’, what car did the main characters drive?
    A. 1969 Dodge Charger
    B. 1972 Chevrolet Camaro
    C. 1968 Pontiac GTO

    3. In the popular TV series ‘Only Fools and Horses, Delboy drove a Reliant 3 wheel van. What model was it?
    A. Reliant Robin
    B. Reliant Regal
    C. Reliant Rialto

    4. In what year did Ford first launch the Granada?
    A. 1972
    B. 1973
    C. 1974

    5. ‘The Tin Snail’ was a common name for which classic car?
    A. Volkswagen Beetle
    B. Renault 4
    C. Citroen 2CV

    6. From which county does the 1973 Registration number AZR 428 originally come from?
    A. Offaly
    B. Wexford
    C. Mayo

    7. Trevor Wilkinson founded which British sports car make in 1948?
    A. TVR
    B. Lotus
    C. Jenson

    8. In 1967 Rover introduced a new version of the P5 car, called the P5B , which had a new V8 engine. What did the ‘B’ stand for?
    A. Bentley
    B. Buick
    C. Brooklands

    9. The Garrett company, is famous for producing what type of automotive component?
    A. Carburettors
    B. Dynamos and Starter motors
    C. Turbo Chargers

    10. The luxury car maker Bentley was formed in 1919, but was sold in 1998 to which company?
    A. Volkswagen
    B. BMW
    C. Mercedes Benz

    11. The F40 is one of Ferrari’s most iconic cars, what type of engine did it have?
    A. V8
    B. V10
    C. V12

    12. The ‘Swallow Side Car’ company renamed itself after the second world war, due to the negative connotations associated with the ‘SS’ initials. What was the new name for the company?
    A. Triumph Motor Company
    B. Jaguar Cars Ltd
    C. Jenson Motors Ltd

    13. In 2010, BBC presenter Chris Evans paid £12 million for a classic car, what car was it?
    A. 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO
    B. 1935 Bugatti Type 57
    C. 1931 4.5L Bentley Blower

    14. Morgan cars are notable for using what material in the manufacture of their modern day cars?
    A. Carbon Fibre
    B. Bronze
    C. Wood

    15. What was the last car to carry the Morris badge before BMC dropped the name?
    A. Morris Ital
    B. Morris Marina
    C. Morris 1100

    16. Which classic car featured in the Harry potter book, ‘The chamber of secrets?’
    A. Ford Cortina
    B. Ford Anglia
    C. Ford Consul


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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,801 ✭✭✭ LorenzoB


    My guesses
    :)


    1. Car designer Alec Issigonis designed which famous classic car?
    A. Volkswagen Beetle
    B. Morris Minor
    C. Fiat 500

    2. In the popular TV series ‘Dukes of Hazard’, what car did the main characters drive?
    A. 1969 Dodge Charger
    B. 1972 Chevrolet Camaro
    C. 1968 Pontiac GTO

    3. In the popular TV series ‘Only Fools and Horses, Delboy drove a Reliant 3 wheel van. What model was it?
    A. Reliant Robin
    B. Reliant Regal
    C. Reliant Rialto

    4. In what year did Ford first launch the Granada?
    A. 1972
    B. 1973
    C. 1974

    5. ‘The Tin Snail’ was a common name for which classic car?
    A. Volkswagen Beetle
    B. Renault 4
    C. Citroen 2CV

    6. From which county does the 1973 Registration number AZR 428 originally come from?
    A. Offaly
    B. Wexford
    C. Mayo

    7. Trevor Wilkinson founded which British sports car make in 1948?
    A. TVR
    B. Lotus
    C. Jenson

    8. In 1967 Rover introduced a new version of the P5 car, called the P5B , which had a new V8 engine. What did the ‘B’ stand for?
    A. Bentley
    B. Buick
    C. Brooklands

    9. The Garrett company, is famous for producing what type of automotive component?
    A. Carburettors
    B. Dynamos and Starter motors
    C. Turbo Chargers

    10. The luxury car maker Bentley was formed in 1919, but was sold in 1998 to which company?
    A. Volkswagen
    B. BMW
    C. Mercedes Benz

    11. The F40 is one of Ferrari’s most iconic cars, what type of engine did it have?
    A. V8
    B. V10
    C. V12

    12. The ‘Swallow Side Car’ company renamed itself after the second world war, due to the negative connotations associated with the ‘SS’ initials. What was the new name for the company?
    A. Triumph Motor Company
    B. Jaguar Cars Ltd
    C. Jenson Motors Ltd

    13. In 2010, BBC presenter Chris Evans paid £12 million for a classic car, what car was it?
    A. 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO
    B. 1935 Bugatti Type 57
    C. 1931 4.5L Bentley Blower

    14. Morgan cars are notable for using what material in the manufacture of their modern day cars?
    A. Carbon Fibre
    B. Bronze
    C. Wood

    15. What was the last car to carry the Morris badge before BMC dropped the name?
    A. Morris Ital
    B. Morris Marina
    C. Morris 1100

    16. Which classic car featured in the Harry potter book, ‘The chamber of secrets?’
    A. Ford Cortina
    B. Ford Anglia
    C. Ford Consul


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,740 ✭✭✭ Arthur Daley


    1a, 2a, 3b, 4a, 5c, 6a, 7a, 8b, 9c, 10a, 11c, 12b, 13a, 14c, 15a, 16b


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,701 ✭✭✭ Type 17


    1. Car designer Alec Issigonis designed which famous classic car?
    A. Volkswagen Beetle
    B. Morris Minor
    C. Fiat 500

    2. In the popular TV series ‘Dukes of Hazard’, what car did the main characters drive?
    A. 1969 Dodge Charger
    B. 1972 Chevrolet Camaro
    C. 1968 Pontiac GTO

    3. In the popular TV series ‘Only Fools and Horses, Delboy drove a Reliant 3 wheel van. What model was it?
    A. Reliant Robin
    B. Reliant Regal
    C. Reliant Rialto

    4. In what year did Ford first launch the Granada?
    A. 1972
    B. 1973
    C. 1974

    5. ‘The Tin Snail’ was a common name for which classic car?
    A. Volkswagen Beetle
    B. Renault 4
    C. Citroen 2CV

    6. From which county does the 1973 Registration number AZR 428 originally come from?
    A. Offaly
    B. Wexford
    C. Mayo

    7. Trevor Wilkinson founded which British sports car make in 1948?
    A. TVR
    B. Lotus
    C. Jenson

    8. In 1967 Rover introduced a new version of the P5 car, called the P5B , which had a new V8 engine. What did the ‘B’ stand for?
    A. Bentley
    B. Buick
    C. Brooklands

    9. The Garrett company, is famous for producing what type of automotive component?
    A. Carburettors
    B. Dynamos and Starter motors
    C. Turbo Chargers

    10. The luxury car maker Bentley was formed in 1919, but was sold in 1998 to which company?
    A. Volkswagen
    B. BMW
    C. Mercedes Benz

    11. The F40 is one of Ferrari’s most iconic cars, what type of engine did it have?
    A. V8
    B. V10
    C. V12

    12. The ‘Swallow Side Car’ company renamed itself after the second world war, due to the negative connotations associated with the ‘SS’ initials. What was the new name for the company?
    A. Triumph Motor Company
    B. Jaguar Cars Ltd
    C. Jenson Motors Ltd

    13. In 2010, BBC presenter Chris Evans paid £12 million for a classic car, what car was it?
    A. 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO
    B. 1935 Bugatti Type 57
    C. 1931 4.5L Bentley Blower

    14. Morgan cars are notable for using what material in the manufacture of their modern day cars?
    A. Carbon Fibre
    B. Bronze
    C. Wood

    15. What was the last car to carry the Morris badge before BMC dropped the name?
    A. Morris Ital
    B. Morris Marina
    C. Morris 1100

    16. Which classic car featured in the Harry potter book, ‘The chamber of secrets?’
    A. Ford Cortina
    B. Ford Anglia
    C. Ford Consul


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,156 ✭✭✭ w124man


    1. Car designer Alec Issigonis designed which famous classic car?
    A. Volkswagen Beetle
    B. Morris Minor
    C. Fiat 500

    2. In the popular TV series ‘Dukes of Hazard’, what car did the main characters drive?
    A. 1969 Dodge Charger
    B. 1972 Chevrolet Camaro
    C. 1968 Pontiac GTO

    3. In the popular TV series ‘Only Fools and Horses, Delboy drove a Reliant 3 wheel van. What model was it?
    A. Reliant Robin
    B. Reliant Regal
    C. Reliant Rialto

    4. In what year did Ford first launch the Granada?
    A. 1972
    B. 1973
    C. 1974

    5. ‘The Tin Snail’ was a common name for which classic car?
    A. Volkswagen Beetle
    B. Renault 4
    C. Citroen 2CV

    6. From which county does the 1973 Registration number AZR 428 originally come from?
    A. Offaly
    B. Wexford
    C. Mayo

    7. Trevor Wilkinson founded which British sports car make in 1948?
    A. TVR
    B. Lotus
    C. Jenson

    8. In 1967 Rover introduced a new version of the P5 car, called the P5B , which had a new V8 engine. What did the ‘B’ stand for?
    A. Bentley
    B. Buick
    C. Brooklands

    9. The Garrett company, is famous for producing what type of automotive component?
    A. Carburettors
    B. Dynamos and Starter motors
    C. Turbo Chargers

    10. The luxury car maker Bentley was formed in 1919, but was sold in 1998 to which company?
    A. Volkswagen
    B. BMW
    C. Mercedes Benz

    11. The F40 is one of Ferrari’s most iconic cars, what type of engine did it have?
    A. V8
    B. V10
    C. V12

    12. The ‘Swallow Side Car’ company renamed itself after the second world war, due to the negative connotations associated with the ‘SS’ initials. What was the new name for the company?
    A. Triumph Motor Company
    B. Jaguar Cars Ltd
    C. Jenson Motors Ltd

    13. In 2010, BBC presenter Chris Evans paid £12 million for a classic car, what car was it?
    A. 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO
    B. 1935 Bugatti Type 57
    C. 1931 4.5L Bentley Blower

    14. Morgan cars are notable for using what material in the manufacture of their modern day cars?
    A. Carbon Fibre
    B. Bronze
    C. Wood

    15. What was the last car to carry the Morris badge before BMC dropped the name?
    A. Morris Ital
    B. Morris Marina
    C. Morris 1100

    16. Which classic car featured in the Harry potter book, ‘The chamber of secrets?’
    A. Ford Cortina
    B. Ford Anglia
    C. Ford Consul


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,917 red sean


    1. Car designer Alec Issigonis designed which famous classic car?
    A. Volkswagen Beetle
    B. Morris Minor
    C. Fiat 500

    2. In the popular TV series ‘Dukes of Hazard’, what car did the main characters drive?
    A. 1969 Dodge Charger
    B. 1972 Chevrolet Camaro
    C. 1968 Pontiac GTO

    3. In the popular TV series ‘Only Fools and Horses, Delboy drove a Reliant 3 wheel van. What model was it?
    A. Reliant Robin
    B. Reliant Regal
    C. Reliant Rialto

    4. In what year did Ford first launch the Granada?
    A. 1972
    B. 1973
    C. 1974

    5. ‘The Tin Snail’ was a common name for which classic car?
    A. Volkswagen Beetle
    B. Renault 4
    C. Citroen 2CV

    6. From which county does the 1973 Registration number AZR 428 originally come from?
    A. Offaly
    B. Wexford
    C. Mayo

    7. Trevor Wilkinson founded which British sports car make in 1948?
    A. TVR
    B. Lotus
    C. Jenson

    8. In 1967 Rover introduced a new version of the P5 car, called the P5B , which had a new V8 engine. What did the ‘B’ stand for?
    A. Bentley
    B. Buick
    C. Brooklands

    9. The Garrett company, is famous for producing what type of automotive component?
    A. Carburettors
    B. Dynamos and Starter motors
    C. Turbo Chargers

    10. The luxury car maker Bentley was formed in 1919, but was sold in 1998 to which company?
    A. Volkswagen
    B. BMW
    C. Mercedes Benz

    11. The F40 is one of Ferrari’s most iconic cars, what type of engine did it have?
    A. V8
    B. V10
    C. V12

    12. The ‘Swallow Side Car’ company renamed itself after the second world war, due to the negative connotations associated with the ‘SS’ initials. What was the new name for the company?
    A. Triumph Motor Company
    B. Jaguar Cars Ltd
    C. Jenson Motors Ltd

    13. In 2010, BBC presenter Chris Evans paid £12 million for a classic car, what car was it?
    A. 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO
    B. 1935 Bugatti Type 57
    C. 1931 4.5L Bentley Blower

    14. Morgan cars are notable for using what material in the manufacture of their modern day cars?
    A. Carbon Fibre
    B. Bronze
    C. Wood

    15. What was the last car to carry the Morris badge before BMC dropped the name?
    A. Morris Ital
    B. Morris Marina
    C. Morris 1100

    16. Which classic car featured in the Harry potter book, ‘The chamber of secrets?’
    A. Ford Cortina
    B. Ford Anglia
    C. Ford Consul

    A couple of guesses included!


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5,795 ✭✭✭ Red Kev


    Cheers for that.

    Got 15/16, just the county reg number was wrong, though I knew it wasn't Mayo. The Ford Granada was an educated guess.


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