Trivia Facts Quiz: History Of Maserati Car Company

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Maserati car company which was established about a century ago, owned by the Maserati brothers is responsible for manufacturing luxurious cars used in racing competitions and private use.
It has evolved over the years with various designs.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What year was the Maserati car company established? 

    • A.

      1900

    • B.

      1914

    • C.

      1912

    • D.

      1901

    Correct Answer
    B. 1914
    Explanation
    The Maserati car company was established in 1914.

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  • 2. 

    Who is the Founder of Maserati cars? 

    • A.

      Edmond Maserati

    • B.

      Almond Maserati

    • C.

      Alfieri Maserati

    • D.

      Herald Maserati

    Correct Answer
    C. Alfieri Maserati
    Explanation
    Alfieri Maserati is the correct answer because he is widely recognized as the founder of Maserati cars. Alongside his brothers, he established the Maserati company in 1914 in Bologna, Italy. Alfieri Maserati was a talented engineer and racing driver who played a crucial role in the development and success of the brand. He was responsible for designing and building the early Maserati racing cars, which gained a reputation for their performance and elegance. His contributions laid the foundation for Maserati's legacy in the automotive industry.

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  • 3. 

    Which city was Maserati founded? 

    • A.

      Modena

    • B.

      Venice

    • C.

      Bologna

    • D.

      Rome

    Correct Answer
    C. Bologna
    Explanation
    Maserati was actually founded in the city of Bologna. This Italian city is known for its rich automotive history and is home to various automobile manufacturers. Bologna is also renowned for its vibrant culture and historical landmarks, making it a fitting birthplace for the prestigious Maserati brand.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the Maserati brothers designed the car logo? 

    • A.

      Alfieri

    • B.

      Mario

    • C.

      Ernesto

    • D.

      Carlo

    Correct Answer
    B. Mario
    Explanation
    Mario Maserati designed the car logo.

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  • 5. 

    What year did the Maserati brothers sell their remaining shares to Orsi? 

    • A.

      1930

    • B.

      1920

    • C.

      1937

    • D.

      1940

    Correct Answer
    C. 1937
    Explanation
    In 1937, the Maserati brothers sold their remaining shares to Orsi. This indicates that the transaction took place in that specific year, suggesting that 1937 is the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    When was Maserati company Headquarters relocated to Modena? 

    • A.

      1940

    • B.

      1957

    • C.

      1935

    • D.

      1945

    Correct Answer
    A. 1940
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1940. This means that the Maserati company Headquarters were relocated to Modena in the year 1940.

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  • 7. 

    What year was Maserati company taken over by Citroen? 

    • A.

      1968

    • B.

      1960

    • C.

      1955

    • D.

      1950

    Correct Answer
    A. 1968
    Explanation
    In 1968, the Maserati company was taken over by Citroen. This means that Citroen acquired ownership and control of Maserati during that year.

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  • 8. 

    Which year was Maserati liquidated by Citroen Management 

    • A.

      1975

    • B.

      1970

    • C.

      1969

    • D.

      19765

    Correct Answer
    A. 1975
    Explanation
    In 1975, Maserati was liquidated by Citroen Management. This means that Citroen Management decided to sell off or close down the Maserati company, possibly due to financial difficulties or other reasons.

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  • 9. 

    What year did Maserati first Quattroporte model appear? 

    • A.

      1957

    • B.

      1960

    • C.

      1963

    • D.

      1969

    Correct Answer
    A. 1957
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1957. This is the year when Maserati first introduced the Quattroporte model.

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  • 10. 

    When was Maserati taken over by Fiat after liquidation? 

    • A.

      2001

    • B.

      1998

    • C.

      1993

    • D.

      1995

    Correct Answer
    C. 1993
    Explanation
    In 1993, Maserati was taken over by Fiat after liquidation. This acquisition allowed Fiat to gain control of the luxury car brand, Maserati, and integrate it into their portfolio of automotive companies.

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