The History of Cars

 From the first gas-powered automobile to the fanciest supercar of the 21st century, cars have been a huge part of modern history, and their use skyrocketed very quickly, displacing horses and forming our cities as we know them today. How much do you know about the history of these popular vehicles?
 
 
What was the first mass-manufactured car?
The Ford Model T
The French Panhard-Levassor
The Fiat 4 HP
The 'Stanley Steamer'
 
 
The Famous Ford Model T automobile came in how many colors?
One - black
Two - black and red
Three - black, red and blue
Four - black, red, blue and purple
 
 
Which of these cars is driven by her majesty's favorite secret agent James Bond?
Aston Martin DB5
DeLorean DMC-12
1968 Ford Mustang Fastback
Lotus Esprit S1 Wet Nellie
 
 
True or False: In 1895, the first automobile race went from Madrid to Prague (1101 miles / 1772 kilometers)
True
False
 
 
Who invented the very first automobile, patented as a 'Vehicle powered by a gas engine' in 1886?
For all intents and purposes, the Benz Autowagen, produced in 1886 to 1893 is considered to be the first proper motor vehicle.
Henry Ford
Carl Benz
William C. Durant
David Buick
 
 
The internal combustion engine as we know it today was invented by...
Nicolaus Otto
Carl Benz
Henry Ford
 
 
Which car manufacturer increased safety by introducing the three-point seatbelts in the late 1950s?
Volvo
Honda
Dodge
Buick
 
 
After designing the three-point seatbelt, what did the car manufacturer do next?
Give the design away for free
Made other car manufacturers rent it
Made other car manufacturers pay to buy the design
Hid the design for 10 years
 
 
In 1940, the Packard 180 was the first car to offer THIS as a standard option.
Air Conditioning
Power Steering
Airbags
Cup Holder
 
 
True or False: The top speed of the Benz Motorwagen, the first practical automobile, was 6mph (10kph)
True
False
 
 
In which decade were airbags first introduced?
It was in 1971
'70s
'80s
'60s
'50s
 
 
Which American muscle car is affectionately known as 'The Boss'?
Perhaps one of the most iconic muscle cars ever, the Mustangs were first released in 1964.
Ford Mustang
AMC Pacer
Chevrolet Bel Air
None of these
 
Not Much Into Cars?
So you didn't score much in this quiz, but you really don't need to know this stuff to be a good driver! It's just trivia information that is nice to know. The history of cars is full of very bright people and a large pantheon of models. You can check your mistakes and the right answers right now.
 
Car Enthusiast
You have quite a bit of knowledge about the super popular vehicle the whole world uses every day! The car is a huge part of 19th and 20th century history and the history of cars is full of very bright people and a large pantheon of models. You can check your mistakes and the right answers right now.
 
Car Historian
You know so much! When it comes to cars, you really know your stuff. The car is a huge part of 19th and 20th century history and the history of cars is full of very bright people and a large pantheon of models. It's wonderful you know so much about it, congratulations!
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