Yesterday I posted a short, 18 question car trivia quiz that I made. Today, after exactly 120 attempts it's time to present the results and correct answers.

Link to the original quiz post.

WARNING! If you haven't taken the quiz yet I invite you to try it before reading any further! CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE QUIZ!

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Stats and correct answers:

Up to this point the quiz has been taken exactly 120 times. 8 people managed to achieve passing scores (a passing score is anything over 50%). This makes for 7% of all the attempts, with 93% of people failing to achieve the 50% target. The maximum possible score was 104 points.

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The average time to take the quiz was 5 minutes and 18 seconds.

Question 1: Which way does the horse on the Ferrari logo face.

A) Left (correct answer, picked by 83 people - 69.17%, 2 points)

B) Right (picked by 37 people - 30.83%)

Question 2: The McLaren F1 uses gold as a heat deflector within its engine bay.

A) True (correct answer, picked by 104 people - 86,67%, 2 points)

B) False (picked by 16 people - 13.33%)

Question 3: All of the following cars are based on the Lotus Elise/Exige: Tesla Roadster, Opel Speedster, Vauxhall VX220, Rinspeed sQuba, Dodge Circuit EV, Hennessey Venom GT.

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A) True (picked by 85 people - 70.83%)

B) False (correct answer, picked by 35 people - 29.17%, 3 points)

Explanation: The Dodge Circuit EV is based on the Lotus Europa S, not Elise or Exige.

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Question 4: The Jeep Grand Cherokee has always utilised a unibody chassis, as opposed to other SUVs which often used a body-on-frame construction.

A) True (correct answer, picked by 66 people - 55%, 2 points)

B) False (picked by 54 people - 45%)

Question 5: Is it possible to reliably run a turbocharged engine without an intercooler?

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A) Yes (correct answer, picked by 89 people - 74.17%, 2 points)

B) No (picked by 31 people - 25.83%)

Question 6: The DeLorean DMC-12, a mid-engined classic made famous by the Back To the Future movies, had stainless steel body panels.

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A) True (picked by 107 people - 89.17%)

B) False (correct answer, picked by 13 people - 10.83%, 3 points)

Explanation: The DMC-12 was rear engined, not mid engined.

Question 7: Due to cost saving measures the Tata Nano doesn't have an external fuel cap. To access the fuel inlet one has to open the rear hatch.

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A) True (picked by 84 people - 70.59%)

B) False (correct answer, picked by 35 people - 29.41%, 3 points)

Explanation: The Nano does not have an openable rear hatch. The fuel inlet can be accessed by opening the compartment in front of the cabin.

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Question 8: Both Nissan and Maserati called one of their models Mistral.

A) True (correct answer, picked by 76 people - 63.33%, 2 points)

B) False (picked by 44 people - 36.67%)

Question 9: Which of the following is not a real Ferrari:

A) Ferrari 195 S (picked by 31 people - 25.83%)

B) Ferrari 365 GTC (picked by 9 people - 7.5%)

C) Ferrari 400i GT (picked by 35 people - 29.17%)

D) Ferrari 500 Superfast (picked by 41 people - 34.17%)

E) Ferrari 250 GTB (correct answer, picked by 4 people - 3.33%, 5 points)

Question 10: What is the purpose of a device called 'freewheel' in certain automobiles?

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A) It allows to drastically reduce the turning radius of some lighter cars (picked by 14 people - 11.76%)

B) It disengages the drive of a vehicle whenever the driver releases the throttle (correct answer, picked by 79 people - 66.39%, 5 points)

C) It allows for the steering wheel to be moved between the left and right side of the car (picked by 5 people - 4.2%)

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D) It's a clever system of mounting a spare wheel under a car without reducing interior or boot space (picked by 10 people - 8.4%)

E) It allows to quickly release wheels during a pit stop to make tyre changes faster (picked by 11 people - 9.24%)

Question 11: What is the correct way to spell the name of a certain, recently defunct, German car manufacturer based in Dulmen?

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A) Wiesman (picked by 2 people - 1.67%)

B) Wiessman (picked by 35 people - 29.17%)

C) Wiesmann (correct answer, picked by 45 people - 37.5%, 4 points)

D) Wiessmann (picked by 38 people - 31.67%)

Question 12: What was the layout of all engines used in the Citroen 2CV?

A) I2 (picked by 14 people - 11.76%)

B) V-Twin (V2) (picked by 37 people - 31.09%)

C) Flat-2 (H2) (correct answer, picked by 32 people - 26.98%, 4 points)

D) I4 (picked by 15 people - 12.61%)

E) V4 (picked by 16 people - 13.45%)

F) Flat-4 (H4) (picked by 5 people - 4.2%)

Question 13: Check the boxes next to front wheel drive cars. (This was a multiple choice question with multiple possible answers, to get the full amount of points one had to check all the correct answers without checking any of the incorrect ones).

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A) Cadillac Catera (picked by 79 people - 15.96%, -1 point)

B) Tucker Torpedo (Tucker 48) (picked by 40 people - 8.08%, -1 point)

C) Wartburg 353 (correct answer, picked by 37 people - 7.47%, 3 points)

D) Chevrolet Chevette (picked by 46 people - 9.29%, -1 point)

E) Shelby CSX (correct answer, picked by 47 people - 9.49%, 3 points)

F) DKW/IFA F8 (correct answer, picked by 36 people - 7.27%, 3 points)

G) Holden Apollo (correct answer, picked by 30 people - 6.06%, 3 points)

H) Citroen CX (correct answer, picked by 88 people - 17.78%, 3 points)

I) AMC Concord (picked by 39 people - 7.88%, -1 point)

J) Opel Manta (picked by 53 people - 10.71%, -1 point)

Question 14: Check the boxes next to cars that were never offered with a manual gearbox. (This was a multiple choice question with multiple possible answers, to get the full amount of points one had to check all the correct answers without checking any of the incorrect ones).

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A) Mercedes-Benz CLK (picked by 54 people - 12.89%, -1 point)

B) Chrysler Voyager (picked by 55 people - 13.13%, -1 point)

C) Subaru SVX (correct answer, picked by 66 people - 15.75%, 4 points)

D) Nissan Figaro (correct answer, picked by 42 people - 10.02%, 4 points)

E) Ford Transit Connect (picked by 40 people - 9.55%, -1 point)

F) Daewoo Leganza (picked by 26 people - 6.21%, -1 point)

G) Chevrolet Corvette C3 (picked by 14 people - 3.34%, -1 point)

H) Tatra 603 (picked by 29 people - 6.92%, -1 point)

I) Maserati Ghibli III (correct answer, picked by 42 people - 10.02%, 4 points)

J) Rayton-Fissore Magnum 4x4 (Laforza) (picked by 51 people - 12.17%, -1 point)

Question 15: Which of the following vehicles does not use a body-on-frame construction?

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A) Citroen Traction Avant (correct answer, picked by 39 people - 33.33%, 5 points)

B) Wartburg 353 (picked by 19 people - 16.24%)

C) Ford Crown Victoria (picked by 8 people - 6.84%)

D) Nissan Frontier (picked by 9 people - 7.69%)

E) Toyota FJ Cruiser (picked by 21 people - 17.95%)

F) Morgan Plus 8 (picked by 21 people - 17.95%)

Question 16: What was the first fully automatic transmission used in mass-produced passenger cars?

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A) Ford-O-Matic (picked by 13 people - 11.02%)

B) Dynaflow (picked by 11 people - 9.32%)

C) Hydramatic (correct answer, picked by 49 people - 41.53%, 7 points)

D) Tuckermatic (picked by 4 people - 3.39%)

E) Vacamatic (picked by 3 people - 2.54%)

F) PowerFlite (picked by 6 people - 5.08%)

G) Ultramatic (picked by 2 people - 1.69%)

H) Cruise-O-Matic (picked by 19 people - 16.1%)

I) PowerShift (picked by 11 people - 9.32%)

Question 17: Which of those cars aren't powered by a Wankel engine? (This was a multiple choice question with multiple possible answers, to get the full amount of points one had to check all the correct answers without checking any of the incorrect ones).

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A) Mazda RX-7 (not picked by anyone, -3 points)

B) Mazda RX-8 (picked by 2 people - 0.7%, -3 points)

C) Mazda MX-3 (correct answer, picked by 60 people - 21.05%, 5 points)

D) NSU Prinz 30 (correct answer, picked by 21 people - 7.37%, 5 points)

E) NSU Spider (picked by 22 people - 7.72%, -1 point)

F) NSU Ro 80 (picked by 12 people - 4.21%, -1 point)

G) NSU Typ 110 (correct answer, picked by 16 people - 5.61%, 5 points)

H) Mercedes-Benz C111 (picked by 47 people - 16.49%, -1 point)

I) Citroen M35 (picked by 45 people - 15.79%, -1 point)

J) Citroen ZX (correct answer, picked by 60 people - 21.05%, 3 points)

Question 18: Starting with 1, the firing order of a Ford Flathead V8 is (use dashes or commas between numbers):

Correct answers: 1-5-4-8-6-3-7-2; 1,5,4,8,6,3,7,2 (answered correctly by 5 people - 4%, 10 points).

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Total points: 104.

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A few thoughts:

- I was surprised to see that Ferrari 250 GTB - the correct answer in the second Ferrari question was the least chosen one. It was also the question with the fewest right answers from you.

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- Surprisingly, more people got the last, 'killer' question correctly (the one about the Flathead V8) than the fake Ferrari question, which I thought would be more or less a breeze

- It's funny, how many people never paid attention to the way the Ferrari horse is facing, isn't it?

- I included the Tatra 603 as one of the possible answers, because even though that car appears on Oppo and Jalopnik relatively often, I suspected that few people knew much about it. Turns out I wasn't wrong.

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- I'm glad that no one forgot that the RX-7 was powered by a Wankel, but I was surprised that 2 people thought the RX-8 didn't have one.

- I was really pleasantly surprised by how many of you knew how the first automatic gearbox was called. Good job!

- The vast majority of you got caught on the 3 'trick' questions. That was not entirely unexpected, but I encourage you to read the questions carefully next time.

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And now a quick survey.

I'd like you to answer a few questions about the quiz, because since they take a relatively long time to prepare I'd rather not make them if Oppo isn't going to enjoy them.

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Did you enjoy the quiz? Yes/No

Would you like me to make more? Yes/No

On a scale from 1 to 10 rate the difficulty of the first quiz. Was it too high, too low, or just right?

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Did the 'trick' questions ruin the quiz for you? Yes/No

Was this summary helpful? Yes/No

Thanks for participating. :) If you see any mistakes or need clarification please let me know in the comments.