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Trivia Quiz - Cars of the 1960s: Part I


How much do you know about American automobiles of the 1960s? We've got 1960s car trivia and facts!

Quiz Number: 2982
Date Submitted: December 23, 2008
Quiz Categories: American Culture, Automotive Industry
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: Samurai Sam
Average Score: 57.1 percent
Times Taken: 623 times
Taken by Registered Users: 15

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Cars of the 1960s Part I
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1. What car company went out of business in November 1961?
  A.   Edsel
  B.   Studebaker
  C.   Packard
  D.   DeSoto

2. What company produced a turbine car in 1963 that could run on diesel fuel, jet fuel, gasoline, or even salad oil?
  A.   Ford
  B.   AMC
  C.   Chrysler
  D.   General Motors

3. What were the only two cars during the 1960s produced with "suicide" doors?
  A.   Ford Thunderbird & Lincoln Continental
  B.   Lincoln Continental & Chrysler Imperial
  C.   Ford Thunderbird & Chrysler Imperial
  D.   Cadillac Fleetwood & Ford Thunderbird

4. Buick created the "personal luxury" car class in 1963 with the introduction of what model?
  A.   Skylark
  B.   Riviera
  C.   Special Deluxe
  D.   Reatta

5. To compete with the Ford Mustang, Plymouth took a 1964 Valiant body and added a glass fastback rear window. What did they call this car?
  A.   Fury
  B.   Champ
  C.   Barracuda
  D.   Arrow

6. What now defunct company produced a car called the Superba in 1960 and added another model called the Marathon in 1962?
  A.   Studebaker
  B.   American Motors
  C.   Checker
  D.   Austin

7. What radically styled sports coupe, introduced in 1963, represented Studebaker Corporation's last ditch effort to build cars in the U.S.?
  A.   GT Hawk
  B.   Commander
  C.   President
  D.   Avanti

8. In what model year did Oldsmobile introduce the Toronado?
  A.   1964
  B.   1965
  C.   1966
  D.   1967

9. This car, considered by many to be one of the most hideously overstyled cars of the 1960s, was produced by American Motors from 1965-1967.
  A.   Marlin
  B.   Javelin
  C.   Rogue
  D.   Scrambler

10. What company built full size cars in the 60s that featured reverse slanted rear windows called breezeways that could be rolled down?
  A.   Pontiac
  B.   Chrysler
  C.   Buick
  D.   Mercury


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