# How Well Do You Know Richard Petty?

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Richard Petty, known as The King is a former professional NASCAR driver. He had won NASCAR Championship several times. Do you love him? How can you ascertain the knowledge you've gotten about him? Take this quiz now, it will prove your knowledge about him hereby making you confident of the knowledge you've gotten. Good Luck!

Questions and Answers
• 1.

### Petty won NASCAR Championship how many times?

• A.

Two times

• B.

Seven times

• C.

Five times

• D.

Ten times

Correct Answer
B. Seven times
Explanation
Petty won the NASCAR Championship seven times. This indicates that he was a highly successful and dominant racer in the sport. Winning the championship multiple times demonstrates his skill, consistency, and ability to outperform his competitors over a sustained period.

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• 2.

### Petty won a record number of races during his career which is

• A.

114

• B.

210

• C.

197

• D.

200

Correct Answer
D. 200
Explanation
Petty won a record number of races during his career, and the correct answer is 200. This means that out of the given options, Petty won the most races with a total of 200 wins.

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• 3.

### Petty collected a record number of poles which is what?

• A.

127

• B.

144

• C.

165

• D.

122

Correct Answer
A. 127
Explanation
Petty collected a record number of poles, which is indicated by the answer 127.

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• 4.

### Which of the following is Petty's last win?

• A.

Motorsport Hall of Fame of America Inductee

• B.

Diecast Hall of Fame

• C.

1984 Firecracker 400(Daytona)

• D.

International Motorsport Hall of Fame Inductee

Correct Answer
C. 1984 Firecracker 400(Daytona)
• 5.

### Petty has how many races run over 35 years of driving career?

• A.

897

• B.

2,464

• C.

1,184

• D.

1,494

Correct Answer
C. 1,184
• 6.

### Petty was inducted into the inaugural class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in what year?

• A.

2007

• B.

2008

• C.

2009

• D.

2010

Correct Answer
D. 2010
Explanation
Petty was inducted into the inaugural class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in the year 2010. This means that he was among the first group of individuals to be honored and recognized for their contributions to the sport.

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• 7.

### Petty's father, Lee Petty was how many time NASCAR champion ?

• A.

Five-time

• B.

Three-time

• C.

Six-time

• D.

Two-time

Correct Answer
B. Three-time
Explanation
Lee Petty, the father of Petty, was a three-time NASCAR champion.

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• 8.

### Petty married Lynda Owens in what year?

• A.

1950

• B.

1960

• C.

1958

• D.

1955

Correct Answer
C. 1958
Explanation
Petty married Lynda Owens in 1958.

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• 9.

### Lynda Owens, Petty's wife died at what age?

• A.

70

• B.

69

• C.

81

• D.

72

Correct Answer
D. 72
Explanation
Lynda Owens, Petty's wife, died at the age of 72.

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• 10.

### Richard Petty was born when?

• A.

July 2, 1937

• B.

June 4, 1940

• C.

August 15, 1934

• D.

May 22, 1933

Correct Answer
A. July 2, 1937
Explanation
Richard Petty was born on July 2, 1937.

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