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A Lite Quiz on Automobiles held on 8th Nov,2011 as a part of the Intra-College Quiz-Fest at BMSCE,Bangalore.

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  1. 1. THE AUTO QUIZ!!!
  2. 2. 0. The origin of this phrase is unknown.• One of the theories are: that most trucks in India are manufactured by TATA. In India, when wishing someone goodbye, one commonly says, "OK TATA!", where TATA means goodbye. Since most trucks had the TATA logo on them, truck owners often painted the words ______ above it.• Another theory says that the term bears its roots in the second world war where the trucks were run on kerosene engines. Kerosene, being highly unstable in nature, would cause the trucks to explode at the slightest accident. Hence a warning would be painted on the back saying “______,On Kerosene“.• Which phrase?
  3. 3. 1.This project required approximately 36 months for completion and cost X Rs 1 billion. This was developed by the product engineering division of X in association with motorcycle designer Glynn Kerr Tokyo R&D.• What project and id X?
  4. 4. 2.Id trophy.
  5. 5. F1 World Championship
  6. 6. 3.This companies badge incorporates emblems from fifth century. It was designed in 1910 by an Italian draughtsman Romano Cattaneo who used two heraldic devices traditionally associated with Milan: on the right is the Biscione, the emblem of the House of Visconti, rulers of Milan in the 14th century; on the left is a red cross on a white field, the emblem of Milan, which Cattaneo had seen on the door of the Castello Sforzesco. In 1918, after the company was purchased, the badge was redesigned with the help of Giuseppe Merosi.• Which company?
  7. 7. ALFA ROMEO
  8. 8. 4.What was Steve Jobs’s cars’ license plate number?
  9. 9. Doesn’t have any number:P
  10. 10. 5. A similar basic system was used during World War II by Luftwaffe aircraft with the GM 1 system to maintain the power output of aircraft engines when at high altitude where the oxygen content is lower. Accordingly, it was only used by specialized planes like high- altitude reconnaissance aircraft, high-speed bombers and high-altitude interceptors.• How do we know this system more popularly which is also used in some cars these days?
  11. 11. 6.What is this called?
  12. 12. Carhenge
  13. 13. 7.This word comes from a French word meaning “carbide”. The word means to combine with carbon. In fuel chemistry, the term has the more specific meaning of increasing the carbon (and therefore energy) content of a fuel by mixing it with a volatile hydrocarbon. Whats the good word?
  14. 14. Carburetor
  15. 15. 8.Ever tighter European emission norms forced X to end 2007 as its last model year in the EU. So the , All new models exclusively featured the AVL lean-burn engine. The introduction of a 5-speed gearbox meant that Y could fix one of the long-standing problem of X’s design.• Identify X ,Y and what was the long standing problem?
  16. 16. X-Royal Enfield Y-Bullet
  17. 17.
  18. 18. 10.X is Japanese for "peregrine falcon", a bird that often serves as a metaphor for speed due to its vertical hunting dive, or stoop, speed of 180 to 202 miles per hour (290 to 325 km/h), the fastest of any bird.• X?
  19. 19. HAYABUSA
  20. 20. 11.This photo representsThe mascot of whichCompany?And what is the mascotCalled?
  21. 21. Rolls Royce and Spirit of Exctasy
  22. 22. 12. The civilian ______ were manufactured with automotive gloss paint, adding passenger car enhancements such as air conditioning, sound insulation, upgraded upholstery, stereo systems, wood trim, and convenience packages.• The civilian model began in part because of the persistence of Arnold Schwarzenegger, who saw an Army convoy while filming a movie.• FITB.
  23. 23. HUMMER
  24. 24. 12.Print ad ofWhichcompany?
  25. 25. VOLKSWAGON
  26. 26. 13. The most glorious win of this company was in the Le Mans race where drivers Jean-Pierre Wimille and Pierre _______ stole the race with the little they had.Which car is named after him , just fitb ?
  27. 27. VEYRON
  28. 28. 14.________ appeared in popular culture as early as 1943, as U.S Army motorized cavalry are pictured in Life magazine performing high speed ________’s.• There are basically 3 ways to do a _______ - Clutch, power and bounce.• What am I talking about?
  29. 29. WHEELIE
  30. 30. 15.Logo of which car company?Which company is popularly called itssister company?
  32. 32. 16. This technology was initially invented by James Watt and Matthew Boulton in 1788 to control steam engines.• The modern version of this technology was invented in 1945 by the blind inventor and mechanical engineer Ralph Teetor. His idea was born out of the frustration of riding in a car driven by his lawyer, who kept speeding up and slowing down as he talked.• What?
  33. 33. CONTROL
  34. 34. 17.Id the carmaker and the car shown below.
  35. 35. DC - AMBIROD
  36. 36. 18.Formally, for a race to be called a _____ _____, it should have a race distance of at least 300 km,with the exception of the X - which has a race of less than 300 km since 1968.
  37. 37. Grand prix and x- monaco grand prix• Expln - Monaco is held on the streets of monaco, very narrow and twisty circuit. So lap times are slower there..thats why distance is less.
  38. 38. 19.In 1926, three brothers, Adriano, Marcello and Bruno , founded Societa Scientifica Radio Brevetti ______ in Bologna to produce vacuum tubes, condensers and other radio components, becoming successful enough by 1935 to construct a new factory in the Borgo Panigale area of the city.• How do we know this company more popularly today?
  39. 39. DUCATI
  40. 40. 20.Which is the most expensive car in India currently, costing Rs.20 Crore?
  41. 41. ASTON MARTIN ONE-77
  42. 42. 21.In certain markets, the slogan –”You meet the nicest people on a ________”• X is an underbone motorcycle with a 49 cc four-stroke engine in continuous manufacture by ______ since its 1958 introduction. With more than 60 million manufactured worldwide, the X is the best-selling motor vehicle in history. FITB and what is X?
  44. 44. 22.Detailed Diagram of what?
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  47. 47. Research and content development done by :Himadri BanerjeeAssisted by: Akshat and Sharath Babu.