Did You Know? Truck Trivia

 

Do you think you know a lot about pickup trucks? If so, then test your truck trivia knowledge with these fun questions. You’ll be surprised at the answers.

#1 How Many Days Did It Take To Design The Original Jeep?

 

  1. 2
  2. 5
  3. 62
  4. 364

The answer is 1. At the start of WWII, the government was in desperate need of a lightweight, four-wheel drive vehicle. Automotive engineer Karl Probst started work on his design for the original Jeep on July 17th, 1940. He finished the design just two days later. The government had the final proposal, including cost estimates by July 22nd.

 

#2 If Every Ford F-series Pickup Truck That Has Been Sold Were Lined Up, How Many Times Would The Line Circle The Planet?

  1. 0
  2. 1
  3. 3
  4. 10

The answer is 3.  The Ford F-Series has remained the best-selling pickup truck for the last 40 years in a row. Ford has sold enough F-Series pickups to circle the Earth three times. Since 1977, the American automaker has sold 26 million or more F-Series pickup trucks.

 

#3 T Or F: Studebaker Produced A Pickup Truck?

True

False

 

TRUE. Indiana-based automotive company Studebaker produced several pickup trucks. One of the coolest was the 1937-1939 Studebaker Coupe Express J5. With its streamlined, art deco design, this truck embodies Studebaker design.

Studebaker also had a pickup truck called “The Champ” from 1960-1964. 3. The Studebaker Champ introduced the sliding rear window. This window, still popular on pickup trucks today, first appeared on The Champ.

#4 Which Truck was seen in The Terminator?

 

  1. 1974 Dodge D200
  2. 1973 Chevy C-10
  3. 1974 Ford F100
  4. 1977 Ford Ranger

 

The correct answer is B. Pickup trucks have long been a part of TV and movie history and are often the star of the show. The particular truck seen in the 1984 classic science fiction film “The Terminator” is the 1973 Chevy C-10 Fleetside.

 

#5 How Many Years Has Chevy Been Making Trucks?

  1. 22
  2. 40
  3. 60
  4. 100

 

Surprisingly, Chevy has been in the truck game a very long time — 100 years to be exact. Chevy just celebrated a century of producing dependable, solid pickup trucks by announcing a plan to release a new 2018 Silverado Centennial Edition.

 

#6 One Of The Newest Trends Is To Spray Trucks With:

  1. Truck bed-liner
  2. Black spray paint
  3. Oil
  4. Rust protection

The answer to this truck trivia question is A. Spray-on truck bed liner is pretty awesome overall. It protects pickup truck beds from scratches, UV damage and more. Plus, spray-on bed liners come in a variety of colors and textures from candy apple red to grey metallic. The extensive options available allows truck owners to customize their rides. So, why stop with just the bed? Truck owners wanting to give their trucks a tougher look have started spraying their entire trucks with bed liner plastic. Spray-on bed-liner can be used to give trucks everything from a rugged look to an outright sinister appearance.

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