QUIZ … Fun Trivia About Cars – Driving – Etc. ANSWERS IN BOLD

  1. Who invented the very first gasoline powered automobile? > Daimler
  2. What notable device was first installed in Cleveland, Ohio in 1914? > Traffic lights
  3. Worldwide oil shortages in 1974 brought about a maximum speed limit for the entire USA. What was that speed limit? > 55 MPH
  4. What model Ford did Starsky and Hutch drive? > Gran Torino
  5. What kind of car did The Dukes of Hazzard drive? > Dodge Charger
  6. Seat belts became mandatory equipment in new cars in what year? > 1968
  7. True or False … In Kentucky it is illegal to drive a car with an ice cream cone in your back pocket. > True
  8. True or False … In Nevada it is illegal to drive a camel on the highway. > True
  9. In which of Idaho’s neighboring states is it illegal to pump your own gas? > Oregon
  10. True or False … In Tennessee it is perfectly legal to shoot a gun at a whale while driving a car. > True
  11. True or False … In Minnesota you are required by law to wear a shirt while driving a motorcycle. > True
  12. In Massachusetts is it legal or illegal to drive with a gorilla in the backseat? > illegal
  13. These devices were first installed on the streets of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1935. What were they? > Parking meters
  14. Adolf Hitler supervised the engineering of this "peoples’ car" and personally approved the blueprints before it went into production. Name the car. > Volkswagon
  15. What year was the Chevy Corvette first manufactured? > 1953
  16. In 1929 the Motorola was invented and installed in cars for the first time. What was this device? > Radio
  17. In 1901 New York became the first state to require that cars have these. What are they? > License plates
  18. True or False … There has been an atomic powered car. > False
  19. In 1905 Mary Anderson invented and patented the very first what for cars? > Windshield wipers
  20. This person did NOT invent the car. He made it affordable by using assembly lines with conveyor belts to mass-produce his cars. What was his name? >Henry Ford