A Trivia Quiz On The Automobile Industry

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Automobile Quizzes & Trivia

One does not have to be a mechanical engineer to know that much about cars, but if you think you know just about enough to sit at the table with the big boys then this quiz is for you. Good Luck!


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  • 1. 
    What is the full form of ABS, a safety technology used in cars and bikes?
    • A. 

      All lock Braking System

    • B. 

      Anti-lock Braking System

    • C. 

      Anti Braking System

    • D. 

      Anti-lock Braking Solution

  • 2. 
    ESP keeps your car safely on track. ESP stands for?
    • A. 

      Electric Stability Program

    • B. 

      Electronic Stabilising Pulse

    • C. 

      Extra Safety Program

    • D. 

      Electronic Stability Program

  • 3. 
    What is the second stroke in a Petrol engine?
    • A. 

      Intake Stroke

    • B. 

      Power Stroke

    • C. 

      Compression Stroke

    • D. 

      Exhaust Stroke

  • 4. 
    A Spark Plug is used to ignite the fuel in a Diesel Engine? True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which company owns the following brands: Bentley, Buggati, Lamborghini & Audi?
    • A. 

      Mercedes-Benz

    • B. 

      Volkswagen

    • C. 

      Audi

    • D. 

      BMW

  • 6. 
    Which amongst the following is a South Korean car maker?
    • A. 

      Mazda

    • B. 

      Kia

    • C. 

      Dodge

    • D. 

      Opel

  • 7. 
    Which is folowwing is NOT a part of the Engine assembly
    • A. 

      Intake Valve

    • B. 

      Crank Shaft

    • C. 

      Piston

    • D. 

      Propeller Shaft

  • 8. 
    Name the bike Which is named after Japanese bird Peregrine Falcona
    • A. 

      Hornet

    • B. 

      Fireblade

    • C. 

      Hayabusa

    • D. 

      Kizashi

  • 9. 
    Name the parent company which owns the following brands: Pontiac, Buick, Cadillac, Vauxhall
    • A. 

      General Motors

    • B. 

      Ford

    • C. 

      Fiat

    • D. 

      Toyota

  • 10. 
    Lexus is the luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker?
    • A. 

      Nissan

    • B. 

      Honda

    • C. 

      Mazda

    • D. 

      Toyota

  • 11. 
    Double Wishbone is a type of _______?
    • A. 

      Brake

    • B. 

      Engine

    • C. 

      Tyre

    • D. 

      Suspension

  • 12. 
    What is the unit to measure Torque?
    • A. 

      Newton Metre

    • B. 

      Newtons

    • C. 

      Kilograms

    • D. 

      Revelotion per meter

  • 13. 
    Name the brand/company which has four overlapping rings as its logo/emblem
    • A. 

      Opel

    • B. 

      Audi

    • C. 

      Toyota

    • D. 

      BMW

  • 14. 
    Identify the company from the tag line Vorsprung Durch Technik?
    • A. 

      Buggati

    • B. 

      Mercedes-Benz

    • C. 

      Audi

    • D. 

      BMW

  • 15. 
    The first modern three point seat belt was developed by which car maker.
    • A. 

      SAAB

    • B. 

      Volvo

    • C. 

      Skoda

    • D. 

      SEAT

  • 16. 
    Digital Twin Spark Ignition technology is patent of which company?
    • A. 

      Honda

    • B. 

      Yamaha

    • C. 

      TVS

    • D. 

      Bajaj

  • 17. 
    Which Indian two-wheeler manufacturer offers ABS as an option? 
    • A. 

      Honda

    • B. 

      Hero MotoCorp

    • C. 

      Suzuki

    • D. 

      TVS

  • 18. 
    Abbreviated as RPM is a measure of the frequency of a rotation. RPM stands for?
    • A. 

      Revolutions per mile

    • B. 

      Rotations per mile

    • C. 

      Revolutions per milimeter

    • D. 

      Revolutions per minute

  • 19. 
    Air-Bags prevent injury during crahses, it’s a _______ type of safety device
    • A. 

      Passive

    • B. 

      Active

    • C. 

      Both Passive & Active

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 20. 
    Is a device which compensates for the difference in wheel speeds on the driven axle during turns.
    • A. 

      Crankshaft

    • B. 

      Gear Box

    • C. 

      Differential

    • D. 

      Transfer case

  • 21. 
    Power for car/bike can measured as
    • A. 

      HP:Horse Power

    • B. 

      BHP: Brake Horse Power

    • C. 

      PS: Pferdestärke

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    The first affordable automobile, the car that opened travel to the common middle-class American
    • A. 

      Chevrolet 490

    • B. 

      Ford T

    • C. 

      Cadillac Model K

    • D. 

      Cartercar

  • 23. 
    What Is the 2 wheeler division of BMW known as?
    • A. 

      BMW 2 Wheelers

    • B. 

      BMW Motorcycles

    • C. 

      BMW Motorrad

    • D. 

      BMW

  • 24. 
    What are different engine layouts in a car?
    • A. 

      Front Only

    • B. 

      Front & Rear

    • C. 

      Front & Middle

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    Vespa, Motoguzzi & Aprilia are a part of which brand?
    • A. 

      Piaggio

    • B. 

      Harley Davidson

    • C. 

      Honda

    • D. 

      Ducati

  • 26. 
    Which device helps to supply the air-fuel mixture to the engine?
    • A. 

      Exhaust Valve

    • B. 

      Carburettor

    • C. 

      ECU

    • D. 

      Spark Plug

  • 27. 
    Clutch, gear,Wheels,Axle, Shaft put together form the?
    • A. 

      Transmission System

    • B. 

      Electrical System

    • C. 

      Suspension System

    • D. 

      Steering system

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Mercedes-Benz

    • B. 

      BMW

    • C. 

      Bentley

    • D. 

      Rolls Royce

  • 29. 
    Mazda, Infiniti & Acura are __________ automakers (Hint: Tata Motors is Indian)
    • A. 

      American

    • B. 

      South Korean

    • C. 

      Japanese

    • D. 

      German

  • 30. 
    CRDi stands for
    • A. 

      Common Road Diesel Engine

    • B. 

      Common Rail Direct Fuel Injection

    • C. 

      Common Rail Direct Engine

    • D. 

      Common Roll Direct Injection

  • 31. 
    Find out the wrong link of the subsidiaries and the parent companies
    • A. 

      Skoda-Volkswagen Group

    • B. 

      Ferrari-Fiat

    • C. 

      Acura-Nissan

    • D. 

      Daihatsu-Toyota

  • 32. 
    Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Lancia are subsidiaries of which car maker
    • A. 

      Chrysler

    • B. 

      Fiat

    • C. 

      Peugeot

    • D. 

      Renault

  • 33. 
    Name the car brand which is quite popular in James Bond movies
    • A. 

      Aston Martin

    • B. 

      Toyota

    • C. 

      Lexus

    • D. 

      Cadillac

  • 34. 
    What is the full form of MRF? (Tyre company)
    • A. 

      Madras Radial Factory

    • B. 

      Madras Rubber Factory

    • C. 

      Madras Radial Fibres

    • D. 

      Madras Rubber Fibres

  • 35. 
    Pick out the odd one with respect to their function
    • A. 

      Tyres

    • B. 

      Crankshaft

    • C. 

      Fog lamp

    • D. 

      Camshaft

  • 36. 
    Which is the largest two-wheeler company in the World in terms sales?
    • A. 

      Honda

    • B. 

      Yamaha

    • C. 

      Suzuki

    • D. 

      Hero MotoCorp

  • 37. 
    What is the mascot of the Michelin tyre company called?
    • A. 

      Bibendum

    • B. 

      Muscle Man

    • C. 

      Baby Bob

    • D. 

      Bucky Beaver

  • 38. 
    Who invented the 4 stroke petrol engine
    • A. 

      Karl Benz

    • B. 

      Gottlieb Daimler

    • C. 

      Sir Dougald Clerk

    • D. 

      Nikolaus Otto