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Trivia Quiz - Saturn-A Different Kind of Car Company

Here's a quiz about the American automaker that dared to be different than other car manufacturers but in the end fell victim to corporate cost-cutting. See how much you know or remember about this almost unique American car.

Quiz Number: 5058
Date Submitted: May 08, 2013
Quiz Categories: Business, Culture, American Culture, Automotive Industry, Various
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: Samurai Sam
Average Score: 53.2 percent
Times Taken: 44 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6

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Saturn A Different Kind of Car Company

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1. In what year was the Saturn Corporation officially founded?
  A.   1985
  B.   1987
  C.   1991
  D.   1993

2. Saturn's first car was officially introduced in 1990 for the 1991 model year. What was it called?
  A.   L series
  B.   Vue
  C.   S series
  D.   Ion

3. Saturn's first sport utility vehicle was introduced in 2002. What was it called?
  A.   Vue
  B.   Outlook
  C.   Ion
  D.   Aura

4. Saturn was the first American auto manufacturer to make what feature standard on all of its vehicles?
  A.   Antilock brakes
  B.   Composite plastic body panels
  C.   Lifetime powertrain warranty
  D.   Satellite radio

5. Saturn marketed what two seat sports car from 2007 through 2009?
  A.   Sky
  B.   Vue
  C.   Ion
  D.   Outlook

6. Saturn offered special "Greenline" versions of some of its Vue and Aura models in 1997 featuring what?
  A.   Diesel engines
  B.   Hybrid technology
  C.   High performance engines
  D.   Special paint

7. In what city and state was the Saturn factory located?
  A.   Greenville, South Carolina
  B.   Covington, Kentucky
  C.   Vincennes, Indiana
  D.   Spring Hill, Tennessee

8. Saturn introduced a compact car called the Astra for the 2008 model year, but in reality this car was a "rebadged" model built by what other car company?
  A.   Buick
  B.   Chevrolet
  C.   Opel
  D.   Cadillac

9. The S series was replaced for the 2003 model year with what model?
  A.   Relay
  B.   Outlook
  C.   L series
  D.   Ion

10. Now for the really tough question. Careful viewers will notice that which of the characters in the 1999 film "Magnolia" drove a Saturn SC2?
  A.   Officer Jim Kurring (John C. Reilly)
  B.   Frank T.J. Mackey (Tom Cruise)
  C.   Phil Parma (Philip Seymour Hoffman)
  D.   Linda Partridge (Julianne Moore)®   

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