Do You Know Jim Clark?

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Do You Know Jim Clark? - Quiz

Jim Clark was a Scottish racing driver who won two racing championships and achieved the highest Grand Prix pole positions and wins as as the time of his death. With this quiz, you have an opportunity to dive deep into the summary of his iconic life. Let's go!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was Jim Clark's age at the time of his death?

    • A.

      32 years old

    • B.

      37 years old 

    • C.

      33 years old

    • D.

      30 years old

    Correct Answer
    C. 33 years old
    Explanation
    Jim Clark's age at the time of his death was 33 years old.

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  • 2. 

    He first won the world championship in 

    • A.

      1957

    • B.

      1963

    • C.

      1956

    • D.

      1969

    Correct Answer
    C. 1956
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1956 because it is the only option that matches the statement "He first won the world championship." The other years listed are not the first time he won the championship.

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  • 3. 

    As a Formula One driver, how many pole positions did he achieve?

    • A.

      33 pole positions

    • B.

      31 pole positions

    • C.

      41 pole positions

    • D.

      29 pole positions

    Correct Answer
    A. 33 pole positions
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 33 pole positions. This means that as a Formula One driver, he achieved the highest starting position in the race 33 times.

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  • 4. 

    As a Formula One driver, how many wins did he achieve?

    • A.

      23 wins

    • B.

      25 wins

    • C.

      27 wins

    • D.

      28 wins

    Correct Answer
    B. 25 wins
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 25 wins. This suggests that the Formula One driver achieved a total of 25 wins throughout their career.

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  • 5. 

    His total fastest laps in the Formula One Championships is 

    • A.

      29

    • B.

      28

    • C.

      24

    • D.

      27

    Correct Answer
    B. 28
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 28. This means that the person has achieved the fastest lap in a Formula One Championship a total of 28 times.

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  • 6. 

    Clark's total career point is 

    • A.

      255 points 

    • B.

      279 points

    • C.

      259 points

    • D.

      251 points

    Correct Answer
    A. 255 points 
    Explanation
    Clark's total career points are 255 points.

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  • 7. 

    Where was Clark born in Scotland?

    • A.

      Fife

    • B.

      Edinburgh

    • C.

      Dundee

    • D.

      Inverness

    Correct Answer
    A. Fife
    Explanation
    Clark was born in Fife, Scotland.

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  • 8. 

    Before his death, he was part of which of these racing teams?

    • A.

      The Lotus Team

    • B.

      The Buzz

    • C.

      Swift Lakers

    • D.

      The Contour

    Correct Answer
    A. The Lotus Team
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Lotus Team. This implies that before his death, the person mentioned in the question was associated with The Lotus Team racing team.

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  • 9. 

    His career as a race driver started in what year?

    • A.

      1964

    • B.

      1962

    • C.

      1960

    • D.

      1959

    Correct Answer
    C. 1960
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1960. This means that his career as a race driver began in the year 1960.

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  • 10. 

    He won the ABC's Wide World Sports Athlete of the year award in 

    • A.

      1963

    • B.

      1961

    • C.

      1966

    • D.

      1969

    Correct Answer
    C. 1966
    Explanation
    In 1966, the person mentioned in the question won the ABC's Wide World Sports Athlete of the year award. This suggests that the individual had a remarkable performance or achievement in their respective sport during that year. The award recognizes outstanding athletes who have made significant contributions to their sport and have had a successful year. It is a prestigious honor and winning it in 1966 indicates that the person had a standout year in their athletic career.

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