Do You Know Shirley Muldowney?

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Do You Know Shirley Muldowney? - Quiz

Native to the United States of America, Shirley Muldowney is a professional auto racer currently in her 70s. She has made headlines and shocked the auto racing industry and the whole world because of her proficiency. To add, she has won a lot of awards and championship titles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is Shirley also professionally known as?

    • A.

      Cha Cha

    • B.

      Chanel

    • C.

      Cha Chan

    • D.

      Chan Chanel

    Correct Answer
    A. Cha Cha
    Explanation
    Shirley is also professionally known as Cha Cha.

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  • 2. 

    How many times did Shirley win the NHRA National Event?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      14

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    D. 18
    Explanation
    Shirley won the NHRA National Event 18 times.

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  • 3. 

    When was Shirley born? 

    • A.

      1937

    • B.

      1938

    • C.

      1939

    • D.

      1940

    Correct Answer
    D. 1940
    Explanation
    Shirley was born in 1940.

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  • 4. 

    What is Shirley's birth name? 

    • A.

      Shirley Ann Roque

    • B.

      Shirley Anne Roque

    • C.

      Shirley Anna Roque

    • D.

      Shirley Roque Muldowney

    Correct Answer
    A. Shirley Ann Roque
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Shirley Ann Roque. This is because the question is asking for Shirley's birth name, and the option "Shirley Ann Roque" matches this requirement. The other options include variations of the name, such as "Shirley Anne Roque" and "Shirley Anna Roque," but they are not the exact birth name specified in the question. "Shirley Roque Muldowney" is a completely different name and does not match the given options.

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  • 5. 

    When did Shirley make her professional debut? 

    • A.

      1955

    • B.

      1956

    • C.

      1957

    • D.

      1958

    Correct Answer
    D. 1958
    Explanation
    Shirley made her professional debut in 1958.

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  • 6. 

    When did Shirley win her first Top Fuel? 

    • A.

      1975

    • B.

      1976

    • C.

      1977

    • D.

      1978

    Correct Answer
    C. 1977
    Explanation
    Shirley won her first Top Fuel in 1977.

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  • 7. 

    How old was Shirley when she first got married?

    • A.

      15

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      17

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    B. 16
    Explanation
    Shirley was 16 years old when she first got married.

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  • 8. 

    Shirley was the first woman to obtain an NHRA Pro License to...

    • A.

      Venture into car racing

    • B.

      Buy a race car

    • C.

      Drive a race car

    • D.

      Drive a Top Fuel dragster

    Correct Answer
    D. Drive a Top Fuel dragster
    Explanation
    Shirley being the first woman to obtain an NHRA Pro License implies that she achieved a significant milestone in the field of car racing. Out of the given options, "Drive a Top Fuel dragster" is the most fitting answer as it represents the highest level of car racing and showcases Shirley's exceptional driving skills. This choice aligns with the significance of her achievement and highlights her groundbreaking accomplishment in the sport.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these movies was made using Shirley's life story? 

    • A.

      Asphalt

    • B.

      A Bridge to Nowhere

    • C.

      Heart Like a Wheel

    • D.

      Fast and Furious

    Correct Answer
    C. Heart Like a Wheel
    Explanation
    "Heart Like a Wheel" is the correct answer because it is a biographical film based on the life story of Shirley Muldowney, a drag racer. The movie depicts her struggles and achievements in the male-dominated world of professional racing.

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  • 10. 

    When was Shirley inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1991

    • C.

      1992

    • D.

      1993

    Correct Answer
    A. 1990
    Explanation
    Shirley was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 1990.

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