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Vintage English Cars Quiz

A nostalgic look at some of England's Motor Companies (1890s-1920s) and their first cars. 10 Questions.

 
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One of England's earliest motor vehicles, the 'Sociable' tricar was first produced as a single-seater, in 1898, by which 1868-founded 'bicycle' company?

  • MGB
  • Humber
  • Moris
  • Napier

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This was the first car produced by the company in 1900, but for what did D. Napier & Son become one of the most important manufacturers in the early to mid-20th century England?

  • Bridges
  • Cooking ranges
  • Water pumps
  • Aircraft engines

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This 1904 model is the oldest known example of the first car produced by which partnership in 1902?

  • Rolls Royce
  • Armstrong Whitworth
  • Austin Rover
  • Mead and Deakin

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The 25/30 was a 'Longbridge Limousine' produced between 1906 and 1907, by which English company?

  • Ford
  • Rhode
  • Austin
  • Morgan

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Which was the first car to be produced on an assembly line with over 15 million being produced between 1908 and 1927?

  • De Dion Bouton
  • Benz Velo
  • Panhard et Levassor B2
  • Model T Ford

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The first Morris car was the 'Oxford' produced in 1913 and affectionately known by what nickname?

  • Coal Scuttle
  • Bullnose
  • Bathtub
  • Tin Lizzie

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Previously known for his range of rotary aero-engines in World War I, who produced his first car in 1921?

  • H.F.S. Morgan
  • W.Hillman
  • W.O.Bentley
  • F.W.Mead

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In 1909 the founder of which English motor company originally produced the 'Runabout' for his own personal use?

  • Morgan
  • Austin Rover
  • Jaguar
  • Aston Martin

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The 1921 'Light 4 Tourer' was the first of the Rhode Motor Company's range and was built in which part of England?

  • Manchester
  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Malvern

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The 14/28 Super Sports was the first car produced by Oxford's Morris Motors with the 'MG' badge in which year?

  • 1930
  • 1928
  • 1926
  • 1924

 

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