Weekly Trivia at Wayne's Garage.
Wayne's Garage is an Auto Repair shop in Eugene and Springfield Oregon
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang the Movie - Recent Trivia Question
Question for this week: (New question on Wednesdays- answer on Friday)
Q: Where was the first drive-in movie theater opened?
A: Camden, New Jersey – 1933.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - Recent Trivia Question
Q: The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act was signed into law on September 9, 1966 in response to the national uproar over automobile safety prompted by a book targeting a car. What was the name of the book and the author?
A: Unsafe at any Speed by Ralph Nader. It was about problems with the early Corvair.
Q: Ian Fleming, (author of the James Bond books) wrote a children’s book about a car that could fly which was later made into a movie. What was the name of the car and the movie?
A: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Q: From where did the car name “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” first come from?
A: A race car driven by Count Louis Zborowski in the early 1920’s. It was the first of 3 cars of that name he built. It was a chain-drive lengthened Mercedes chassis with a 23 litre six cylinder Maybach aero engine.
It caused a sensation in 1921 when on its first day out at the Brooklands Easter meeting it won two races and came second in a sprint behind another of Zborowski's cars.
Q: When Chrysler first introduced the hemi engine it was not called a “hemi”, what name was it introduced as?
A: Chrysler first introduced the engine for the 1951 model year and called it the “firepower engine” until 1958.
Q: In the second Harry Potter movie what kind of car did Arthur Weasley make fly?
A: Ford Anglia.
Cars we Repair and Service:
Acura, Audi, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GEO, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infinity, Isuzu, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Pontiac, Saturn, Scion, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo.
We do not work on cars older than 1985.