Automotive Trivia

Weekly Trivia at Wayne's Garage.

Wayne's Garage is an Auto Repair shop in Eugene and Springfield Oregon

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Thrust SSC - Recent Trivia Question


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Question for this week: (New question on Wednesdays- answer on Friday)

Q: Who was the driver of the first land vehicle to break the sound barrier and where did it happen?

A: Andy Green in the Thrust SSC, Oct. 15, 1997 in the Nevada desert.

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang the Movie - Recent Trivia Question


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Recent Questions:

Q: What car company was the first to introduce the 3 point seat belt?

A: Volvo in 1959 – US in 1963.

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Q: Why was the Indianapolis Motor Speedway nicknamed the Brickyard?

A: The original tar and gravel track broke up after the first race in 1908 so it was paved with bricks.

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Q: Where was the first drive-in movie theater opened?

A: Camden, New Jersey – 1933.

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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.

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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



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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.


A little history of car makes we service.