F1 History Knowledge Quiz

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  • 1. 

    1996-Who was the world champion in the year 1996?

    • A.

      Alain Prost

    • B.

      Michael Schumacher

    • C.

      Damon Hill

    • D.

      Mika Hakkinen

    • E.

      Jacques Villeneuve

    Correct Answer
    C. Damon Hill
    Explanation
    Damon Hill was the world champion in the year 1996.

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  • 2. 

    1997-How many wins did Jacque Villeneuve win in his championship year & how many races were there?  (wins/races)

    • A.

      7/17

    • B.

      8/18

    • C.

      9/17

    • D.

      6/17

    • E.

      8/19

    Correct Answer
    A. 7/17
    Explanation
    In the year that Jacque Villeneuve won the championship, he won 7 out of 17 races.

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  • 3. 

    1998-When and where did the 1998 world champion Mika Hakkinen claim his first F1 win?

    • A.

      1995 German GP

    • B.

      1996 Belgian GP

    • C.

      1994 Australian GP

    • D.

      1998 Japanese GP

    • E.

      1997 European GP

    Correct Answer
    E. 1997 European GP
    Explanation
    Mika Hakkinen claimed his first F1 win at the 1997 European GP.

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  • 4. 

    1999-Mika Hakkinen was the 1999 world champion, who was runner up?

    • A.

      Michael Schumacher

    • B.

      Eddie Irvine

    • C.

      Damon Hill

    • D.

      Rubens Barrichello

    • E.

      Jarno Trulli

    Correct Answer
    B. Eddie Irvine
    Explanation
    In 1999, Mika Hakkinen became the world champion in Formula 1. The question asks who was the runner-up that year. The correct answer is Eddie Irvine. Eddie Irvine was a teammate of Michael Schumacher at Ferrari and finished second in the championship standings behind Hakkinen.

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  • 5. 

    2000-The 2000 title was Michael Schumacher's ___ Championship.

    • A.

      1st

    • B.

      2nd

    • C.

      3rd

    • D.

      4th

    • E.

      5th

    Correct Answer
    C. 3rd
    Explanation
    The 2000 title was Michael Schumacher's 3rd Championship.

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  • 6. 

    2001-How many retirements did Michael Schumacher get in his 2001 championship year?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    • E.

      5+

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    In his 2001 championship year, Michael Schumacher had two retirements.

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  • 7. 

    2002-How many points did Michael Schumacher claim during his 2002 championship year?

    • A.

      164

    • B.

      132

    • C.

      97

    • D.

      144

    • E.

      125

    Correct Answer
    D. 144
    Explanation
    In 2002, Michael Schumacher claimed a total of 144 points during his championship year. This indicates his strong performance and consistency throughout the season, as he was able to accumulate a significant number of points.

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  • 8. 

    2003-Where did Michael Schumacher make his only retirement in the 2003 championship season?

    • A.

      Brazilian GP

    • B.

      Canadian GP

    • C.

      European GP

    • D.

      Hungarian GP

    • E.

      Belgian GP

    Correct Answer
    A. Brazilian GP
    Explanation
    In the 2003 championship season, Michael Schumacher made his only retirement at the Brazilian GP.

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  • 9. 

    2004-Fernando Alonso was the 2005 world champion.  Where did he end up in the drivers championship in 2004?

    • A.

      Runner Up

    • B.

      3rd

    • C.

      4th

    • D.

      10th

    • E.

      Didn't Compete

    Correct Answer
    C. 4th
    Explanation
    In 2004, Fernando Alonso finished in 4th place in the drivers' championship. This means that he was not the champion that year, but he performed well enough to secure a high position in the overall standings.

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  • 10. 

    2005-Fernando Alonso claimed the 2005 championship with a few races to spare.  Where did he claim his championship?

    • A.

      Chinese GP

    • B.

      Japanese GP

    • C.

      Belgian GP

    • D.

      Italian GP

    • E.

      Brazilian GP

    Correct Answer
    E. Brazilian GP
    Explanation
    Fernando Alonso claimed his championship at the Brazilian GP in 2005. This means that he secured enough points in the race to guarantee his victory in the championship, with a few races still remaining in the season.

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  • 11. 

    2006-Who was the 2006 world champion?

    • A.

      Kimi Raikkonen

    • B.

      Felipe Massa

    • C.

      Fernando Alonso

    • D.

      Jenson Button

    • E.

      Giancarlo Fisichella

    Correct Answer
    C. Fernando Alonso
    Explanation
    Fernando Alonso was the 2006 world champion because he had the highest number of points at the end of the Formula 1 season. He achieved this by consistently performing well throughout the season, securing multiple podium finishes and victories. His driving skills, strategic decision-making, and the reliability of his car all contributed to his success in becoming the world champion in 2006.

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  • 12. 

    2007-Why did the Mclaren team loose all their constructors points in the 2007 season?

    • A.

      They were caught fixing the race the be able to win

    • B.

      They were caught using better tires

    • C.

      They were caught using a system to gain the speed of the car

    • D.

      They were caught possession of confidential Ferrari data

    • E.

      They didn't loose all their points

    Correct Answer
    D. They were caught possession of confidential Ferrari data
    Explanation
    The McLaren team lost all their constructors points in the 2007 season because they were caught in possession of confidential Ferrari data. This means that they were found to have unauthorized access to and use of sensitive information belonging to their competitor, Ferrari. This breach of trust and unfair advantage led to severe consequences for McLaren, resulting in the loss of all their points for that season.

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  • 13. 

    2008-What was the range of defeat of Felipe Massa in 2008? (How many points was he behind Lewis Hamilton)

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    • E.

      5 or more

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    Felipe Massa was only 1 point behind Lewis Hamilton in the 2008 Formula 1 season. This means that Massa narrowly missed out on winning the championship, as Hamilton secured the title by just a single point.

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  • 14. 

    2009-The low down force at this circuit let Force India get their first pole, first points, and first podium.  Which driver did all these things for the team and which circuit was it at? (Driver & Circuit)

    • A.

      Sutil & Monza

    • B.

      Fisichella and Spa

    • C.

      Liuzzi and Yas Marina

    • D.

      It happened, but none of the above

    • E.

      It didn't happen

    Correct Answer
    B. Fisichella and Spa
    Explanation
    In 2009, Force India achieved their first pole position, first points, and first podium at the Spa circuit. This was accomplished by driver Fisichella.

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  • 15. 

    2010-Which car manufacturer bought the 2009 world champions Brawn GP to enter the 2010 season with the manufacture's brand?

    • A.

      Porche

    • B.

      Lanborghini

    • C.

      Nissan

    • D.

      Volvo

    • E.

      Mercedes

    Correct Answer
    E. Mercedes
    Explanation
    Mercedes bought the Brawn GP team and renamed it Mercedes GP for the 2010 season.

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