How Well Do You Know Felix Wankel

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How Well Do You Know Felix Wankel

Wankel was a German mechanical engineer and inventor whom the Wankel engine was named after, take a quiz to learn more about Felix


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Wankel was a German inventor born in the 19th century in a present-day Southern Germany in the city of?
    • A. 

      Munich

    • B. 

      Hamburg

    • C. 

      Lahr

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    His father died during World War I, the family moved to Heidelberg. He went to high schools in Heidelberg and Weinhiem and left school without?
    • A. 

      Abitur

    • B. 

      Abiture

    • C. 

      Certificate

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    He apprentices and learn the trade of purchaser at the Carl Winter Press in Heidelberg and worked for the publishing house until June?
    • A. 

      1998

    • B. 

      1995

    • C. 

      1926

    • D. 

      1930

  • 4. 
    Wankel alongside some friends run had already run an unofficial after work machine shop in the backyard shed in Heidelberg since?
    • A. 

      1933

    • B. 

      1924

    • C. 

      1930

    • D. 

      1925

  • 5. 
    He was a gifted kid, since childhood with ingenious spatial imagination, he got interested in the world of machines especially the?
    • A. 

      Combustion engines

    • B. 

      Wankel engine

    • C. 

      Hydraulic engine

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    With Wankel high esteem for technical innovations, this was not widely shared among the German Youth Movement, he was offered the opportunity to talk about the issue of technology and education to?
    • A. 

      Carl Benz

    • B. 

      The Khan

    • C. 

      Karl Heinz

    • D. 

      Adolf Hitler

  • 7. 
    In 1931 he met Heinrich Wagner but both soon fell out with each other because Wankel tried to put a stronger emphasis on military training, Wagner wished for the Hitler Youth to be a primary?
    • A. 

      War ready

    • B. 

      Military powerhouse

    • C. 

      Political organization

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Wagner had Wankel arrested and imprisoned in the Lahr jail in 1933, the intervention of Hitler’s economic adviser Wilhelm Keppler with Hitler himself was he set free in the year?
    • A. 

      1992

    • B. 

      1995

    • C. 

      1934

    • D. 

      1933

  • 9. 
    During World War II, Wankel developed seals and rotary vales for German air force aircraft and navy torpedoes, for BMW and?
    • A. 

      Daimler-Benz

    • B. 

      Carl Beinz

    • C. 

      Karl Heinz

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Wankel owned an NSU Ro 80 with a Wankel engine, which was chauffeured for him, he never had a driver’s license because he was extremely?
    • A. 

      Sight problem

    • B. 

      Short sighted

    • C. 

      Far Sighted

    • D. 

      Near sighted

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