History Of Chevrolet Car! Trivia Facts Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What is the biggest engine ever offered in a Chevrolet?

    • A.

      402

    • B.

      455

    • C.

      454

    • D.

      427

    Correct Answer
    C. 454
    Explanation
    The biggest engine ever offered in a Chevrolet is the 454.

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  • 2. 

    What was the last year Chevy made a flat-head engine?

    • A.

      Chevy Never Had A Flat-Head

    • B.

      1918

    • C.

      1934

    • D.

      1922

    Correct Answer
    A. Chevy Never Had A Flat-Head
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Chevy Never Had A Flat-Head" because Chevrolet (Chevy) never produced a flat-head engine. A flat-head engine, also known as a side-valve engine, has its valves located in the engine block rather than in the cylinder head. While other car manufacturers, such as Ford, produced flat-head engines, Chevy never used this design in their engines.

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  • 3. 

    What did the "Estate" name mean on Chevy station wagons of the 1960's and 1970's?

    • A.

      They Had A Big Block Engine

    • B.

      They Had Stiffer Springs For Pulling Heavy Loads

    • C.

      The Sides Had Wood Grain Decals

    • D.

      They Had A Third Seat

    Correct Answer
    C. The Sides Had Wood Grain Decals
    Explanation
    The "Estate" name on Chevy station wagons of the 1960's and 1970's indicated that the sides of these vehicles were adorned with wood grain decals.

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  • 4. 

    What was the first Chevy to have front-wheel drive?

    • A.

      Nova

    • B.

      Cavalier

    • C.

      Celebrity

    • D.

      Citation

    Correct Answer
    D. Citation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Citation. The Citation was the first Chevrolet model to have front-wheel drive. It was introduced in 1980 as a compact car and was part of the X-body platform. The Citation was designed to be fuel-efficient and offered a range of engine options. Despite its initial popularity, the Citation faced criticism for reliability issues and was eventually discontinued in 1985. Nonetheless, it holds the distinction of being the first front-wheel drive Chevrolet model.

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  • 5. 

    The Impala was introduced as an upgrade for Bel Air 2dr hardtops and convertibles in what year?

    • A.

      1965

    • B.

      1958

    • C.

      1955

    • D.

      1970

    Correct Answer
    B. 1958
    Explanation
    The Impala was introduced as an upgrade for Bel Air 2dr hardtops and convertibles in 1958.

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  • 6. 

    What was the first year Chevrolet made a V-8?

    • A.

      1956

    • B.

      1918

    • C.

      1955

    • D.

      1920

    Correct Answer
    B. 1918
    Explanation
    Chevrolet made its first V-8 engine in 1918. This means that in 1918, Chevrolet introduced a new engine design that featured eight cylinders arranged in a V-shaped configuration. Prior to this, Chevrolet had only produced engines with fewer cylinders. The introduction of the V-8 engine in 1918 marked a significant milestone for Chevrolet and contributed to the brand's reputation for producing powerful and performance-oriented vehicles.

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  • 7. 

    Chevrolet took its name from a French race car driver what was Mr. Chevrolet's first name?

    • A.

      Louis

    • B.

      Pierre

    • C.

      Henri

    • D.

      Jacque

    Correct Answer
    A. Louis
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Louis. Chevrolet took its name from a French race car driver named Louis Chevrolet.

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  • 8. 

    Which company produced the Chevy Spectrum?

    • A.

      Toyota

    • B.

      Isuzu

    • C.

      Suzuki

    • D.

      Daewoo

    Correct Answer
    B. Isuzu
    Explanation
    Isuzu is the correct answer because they were the company that produced the Chevy Spectrum. The Chevy Spectrum was a compact car that was sold in the United States from 1985 to 1988. It was a rebadged version of the Isuzu Gemini, which was a popular car in Japan. Isuzu had a partnership with General Motors during this time, which allowed them to produce vehicles under the Chevy brand. Therefore, Isuzu is the company responsible for producing the Chevy Spectrum.

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  • 9. 

    Chevy once supplied engines for which failing automaker?

    • A.

      Studebaker

    • B.

      Packard

    • C.

      Kaiser-Fraser

    • D.

      Hudson

    Correct Answer
    A. Studebaker
    Explanation
    Chevy once supplied engines for Studebaker, a failing automaker. This partnership allowed Studebaker to continue producing vehicles using Chevy engines, which helped them stay afloat for a period of time. However, despite this collaboration, Studebaker eventually faced financial difficulties and ultimately went out of business.

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  • 10. 

    What was the first model year of the Chevy Citation?

    • A.

      1982

    • B.

      1981

    • C.

      1980

    • D.

      1979

    Correct Answer
    C. 1980
    Explanation
    The first model year of the Chevy Citation was 1980.

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  • 11. 

    Which engine was never available in the Camaro?

    • A.

      3.8 Liter V-6

    • B.

      2.8 Liter V-6

    • C.

      2.5 Liter L-4

    • D.

      4.3 Liter V-6

    Correct Answer
    D. 4.3 Liter V-6
    Explanation
    The 4.3 Liter V-6 engine was never available in the Camaro. This means that out of the given options, the Camaro was never equipped with a 4.3 Liter V-6 engine.

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  • 12. 

    What was the first year the Chevy Impala was sold?

    • A.

      1957

    • B.

      1960

    • C.

      1958

    • D.

      1959

    Correct Answer
    C. 1958
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1958. This is the first year that the Chevy Impala was sold.

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  • 13. 

    What was the first year for the Caprice?

    • A.

      1965

    • B.

      1967

    • C.

      1966

    • D.

      1964

    Correct Answer
    A. 1965
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1965. This is the first year that the Caprice was introduced.

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  • 14. 

    What was the first year Chevy V-8s used a spin-on oil filter?

    • A.

      1967

    • B.

      1962

    • C.

      1968

    • D.

      1957

    Correct Answer
    C. 1968
    Explanation
    In 1968, Chevy V-8s started using a spin-on oil filter. This means that before 1968, Chevy V-8s did not have a spin-on oil filter.

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  • 15. 

    What years were the Corvair made?

    • A.

      1961-1968

    • B.

      1962-1969

    • C.

      1960-1969

    • D.

      1960-1968

    Correct Answer
    C. 1960-1969
    Explanation
    The Corvair was made from 1960 to 1969.

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  • 16. 

    Which Chevrolet did Ralph Nader proclaim "Unsafe at any Speed"?

    • A.

      Chevette

    • B.

      Corvair

    • C.

      Camaro

    • D.

      Corvette

    Correct Answer
    B. Corvair
    Explanation
    Ralph Nader proclaimed the Chevrolet Corvair as "Unsafe at any Speed." Nader, an American consumer advocate and lawyer, published a book in 1965 with the same title, highlighting safety issues in the automotive industry. In the book, he criticized the design and handling of the Corvair, claiming it had a tendency to roll over during sharp turns. Nader's activism and the attention it brought to the Corvair's safety flaws played a significant role in the development of automobile safety standards and regulations in the United States.

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  • 17. 

    What was the first year of El Camino?

    • A.

      1959

    • B.

      1964

    • C.

      1960

    • D.

      1965

    Correct Answer
    A. 1959
    Explanation
    The first year of El Camino was 1959.

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  • 18. 

    What was the first year of Chevelle?

    • A.

      1963

    • B.

      1964

    • C.

      1965

    • D.

      1966

    Correct Answer
    B. 1964
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1964 because the question asks for the first year of the Chevelle. Since 1963 is not listed as an option, we can assume that it is not the correct answer. Therefore, the first year of the Chevelle must be 1964.

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  • 19. 

    In the 1950's the Chevy L-6 was often referred to by what nickname?

    • A.

      Power Thrift 6

    • B.

      Stove Bolt 6

    • C.

      Thrifty 6

    • D.

      Power Stroke 6

    Correct Answer
    B. Stove Bolt 6
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Stove Bolt 6." In the 1950's, the Chevy L-6 engine was commonly known as the Stove Bolt 6. This nickname was given to the engine due to the large and visible bolts used to secure the engine components together, resembling the bolts used in wood stoves. The Stove Bolt 6 engine was known for its durability and reliability, making it a popular choice among Chevy enthusiasts during that time.

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  • 20. 

    What other car used the Citation name long before Chevrolet?

    • A.

      Studebaker

    • B.

      Edsel

    • C.

      Dodge

    • D.

      Packard

    Correct Answer
    B. Edsel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Edsel. Edsel was a car brand that was produced by Ford Motor Company from 1958 to 1960. It was named after Edsel Ford, the son of Henry Ford. The Edsel brand was known for its unique design and features, but it was not successful in the market and was discontinued after a few years. The Chevrolet Citation, on the other hand, was a compact car produced by Chevrolet from 1980 to 1985. Therefore, the Edsel brand used the Citation name long before Chevrolet.

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  • 21. 

    Where was the shift lever located on Corvairs with automatics?

    • A.

      On The Floor

    • B.

      On The Dashboard

    • C.

      On The Steering Column

    • D.

      Corvairs Never Had Automatics

    Correct Answer
    B. On The Dashboard
    Explanation
    The shift lever on Corvairs with automatics was located on the dashboard.

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  • 22. 

    What was last year the 2 door Chevy Impala was sold?

    • A.

      1976

    • B.

      1968

    • C.

      1985

    • D.

      1970

    Correct Answer
    C. 1985
    Explanation
    The last year the 2 door Chevy Impala was sold was in 1985.

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  • 23. 

    In what year were the tables turned on Japanese trucks, with Chevy making pick-ups for Isuzu?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1994

    • D.

      NO WAY THAT COULD HAPPEN

    Correct Answer
    C. 1994
    Explanation
    In 1994, the tables were turned on Japanese trucks, with Chevy making pick-ups for Isuzu. This implies that prior to 1994, Isuzu had been manufacturing trucks for Chevy.

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