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Think You Know Chevys? See How Many You Can Get Right On Our Trivia Quiz

Big Chevy fan? Think you know a lot about the brand? Then test yourself against our trivia experts to see just how much you know about the Bow Tie brand. Each page consists of 2 questions and the final has all answers. Click Next to begin:

 

Question One:

“Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie, and Chevrolet” and “The Heartbeat of America” are both slogans used by Chevrolet. But how American was Mr. Chevrolet?

Question Two:

How many times in the last 10 years has a Chevrolet been the pace car at the Indy 500?

 

Question Three:

Which of the following cars were not made by Chevrolet: Delray, Townsman, or Yeoman?

Question Four:

Which was the first stock Chevrolet to break the 200 mph barrier?

 

Question Five:

When was the first Chevy V-8 introduced?

Question Six:

Was the 1953 six-cylinder Corvette the slug that its been portrayed to be?

Question Seven:

What was the first uni-body Chevrolet production car

Question Eight:

Other than Ford, which two other car brands were around when Chevy was founded in 1911 that still exist today?

 

Question Nine:

What’s the longest-running model nameplate?

Question Ten:

Why did Chevrolet drop the American flag from the original Corvette logo?

 

Okay, once again, put down your Number Two pencils and let’s review the answers.

 

Question One Answer:

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Louis Chevrolet, was a Swiss-born race car driver and mechanic of French extraction who moved to the US in 1901. An intuitive and self-taught engineer he was recruited in 1911 by ex-GM president William Durant to start a new car company that would carry Louis’s name. Frustrated with Durant, Chevrolet quit the company in 1915. For comparison’s sake, Elon Musk has been chairman of Tesla for 11 years.

Question Two Answer:

Chevrolet has been the exclusive provider of pace cars for the Indianapolis 500 since 2002.

Question Three Answer:

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Sorry, all three were actual Chevrolet models: The  Delray was a mid-range trim level between 1954 and 1958, the Townsman was a model of station wagon between 1953-1957 and 1969-1972, and the Yeoman was a station wagon available in 1958 only.

Question Four Answer

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The 2009 ZR-1 first Corvette was the first Chevrolet to break the 200 mph barrier.

Question Five Answer:

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The Chevrolet Series D V8 4.7 L, designed and built by Chevrolet for use in 1917 and 1918 models. It was an advanced design for its time: overhead valves, exchangeable cross-flow heads, counterbalanced crankshaft, and produced 36 hp. But it was expensive to build (which made the cars expensive to sell) and with Chevrolet now part of GM, Chevrolet was positioned as the “value brand” and was forced to rely upon its four cylinder engine until 1929.

Question Six Answer:

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By today’s standards the 1953 Corvette was about as quick 0-60 as an economy car. On the other hand, it was almost two seconds faster to 60 mph than the fastest mass-produced American car of the day, the ’53 Oldsmobile Super 88.

Question Seven Answer:

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The Corvair. Sorry.

Question 8 Answer:

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GM stablemates Cadillac and Buick

Question 9 Answer:

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The Chevrolet Suburban in been in use since 1935, is the longest-running nameplate in the US auto industry.

Question 10 Answer:

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The original front emblem and horn button were designed with a checkered flag crossed with an American flag. The design was changed when the lawyers discovered it’s illegal to use an American flag on a commercial product (oops). The American flag was dropped and replaced with a flag showing the Chevy Bow Tie  and the French fleur-de-lis symbol, reflective of Louis Chevrolet’s heritage.

 

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