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PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 12:49 am    Post subject: COA Motoring Quiz No: 2 Reply with quote

Q1. A Ford vehicle was first spotted on Australian roads in which year ?

A. 1904

Q2. Australian car manufacturers abandoned their high performance programs on the likes of the Ford GTHO following Government pressure. It is said that the ?Supercar Scare? was instigated by a newspaper article published on 25 June 1972, causing fear amongst consumers that car companies were making Australian roads more dangerous.

Which Australian newspaper published the article and can you name the motoring journalist who wrote the story ?

A. The Sydney Morning Herald on June 25, 1972 and the artcle was written by Evan Green.

Q3. The fitting of Seat Belts in motor vehicles first became a legal requirement in 1964 in which two Australian states.

A. Victoria and South Australia in 1964


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2010 7:39 am    Post subject: Re: Answers to Friday Car Quiz No: 2 - Questions posted 2 Ap Reply with quote

editor wrote:
Q1. A Ford Model T was first spotted on Australian roads in which year ?

A. 1904

Jeff,

I know the Model T was ahead of it's time but 1908 was the year the first T rolled off the assembly line!
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:36 pm    Post subject: Re: Answers to Friday Car Quiz No: 2 - Questions posted 2 Ap Reply with quote

Ozstatman wrote:
editor wrote:
Q1. A Ford Model T was first spotted on Australian roads in which year ?

A. 1904

Jeff,

I know the Model T was ahead of it's time but 1908 was the year the first T rolled off the assembly line!


Spot on Ozzie Wink 1908 was the first year of the "T". Unfortunately it all went down hill for em after that Laughing Laughing Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 08, 2010 4:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the correction guys.............it was a FORD vehicle pre-dating the T Model that was first seen in Australia in 1904.



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