Quiz: Only a True Car Lover Can Ace This Chevy Quiz!
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Only a True Car Lover Can Ace This Chevy Quiz!
By: Torrance Grey
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About This Quiz

"See the USA in your Chevrolet!" This early advertising slogan captures what a piece of American history the Chevy brand is. Founded in the early 20th century alongside brands like Ford, Dodge, Nash and Studebaker, Chevrolet has survived to become one of America's best-known carmakers, and to have a presence around the world. 

Chevrolet, like its longtime rival Ford, makes almost every kind of vehicle, from work trucks to sports cars, economy compacts to family cars. You'll see Silverados and Sierras on ranches and at construction sites, and Camaros and Corvettes on the Pacific Coast Highway or Miami's South Beach Drive. Chevrolet cars turn up in films regularly, including Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." (Who can forget Nick Fury's Chevy Tahoe getting shot to bits in the street, or Black Widow pulling up in a sleek new Corvette Stingray to pick up Steve, aka Cap, for his new assignment?)

How much do you know about this iconic American brand? Do you know which major US company one of its co-founders was ousted from -- twice? Or which legendary race another of its co-founders competed in four times? What about which Chevy model came under attack in Ralph Nader's muckraking book, "Unsafe At Any Speed"? (Note: Chevy wasn't the only carmaker that Nader took to task). 

Relive the ups and downs of the Chevy brand with our quiz!

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What was William Durant's commonly used nickname?
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Which automaker is Chevrolet's longtime rival?
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What year was Chevrolet founded?
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What nationality was Louis Chevrolet?
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How long did Louis Chevrolet stay with Chevrolet?
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Under what larger umbrella does Chevrolet operate?
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William Durant, co-founder of the company with Louis Chevrolet, had been ousted from the board of which company?
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What is the Chevy symbol, seen on its grilles, called?
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In what state is Chevrolet headquartered?
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What year did Chevrolet become the bestselling car brand in the US?
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What year was the Corvette first produced?
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What is the Corvette also called?
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Chevrolet's early "Standard Six" referred to six _____.
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What car came under fire in Ralph Nader's "Unsafe at any Speed"?
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The name "Corvair" is a mashup of "Corvette" and _______.
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The Camaro was created to be a rival to the _____.
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What year was the Camaro first sold?
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In 2010, Chevy began selling what plug-in hybrid car?
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Which of these is NOT a Chevrolet model?
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"Silverado" is the name of a Chevrolet _____.
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"Stovebolt" referred to what Chevy creation?
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Some of Chevrolet's high-performance models come with the designation ___.
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Which Chevrolet model supposedly didn't sell well in the Latin American market?
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Which car replaced the Chevelle in the marketing lineup?
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At which of these racetracks' museums can you find a memorial to Louis Chevrolet?
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How many cars did Chevrolet sell in its first year in business?
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What year did the first Chevrolet truck roll out?
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Which of the following is NOT a Chevrolet slogan?
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Ed Cole, who became general manager of Chevrolet in the 1950s, came from what background?
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What are Chevrolets called in Australia and New Zealand?
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Which of these companies did Chevy founder William Durant also own?
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In what movie series is a Camaro prominently featured?
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