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Trivia Quiz - Rolls & Royce - The Partnership that Built an Icon.


The Rolls Royce brand begun in the early 1900s is known throughout the world for its luxury, reliability and prestige. Test your knowledge of the two men who established this standard of engineering excellence.

Quiz Number: 5800
Date Submitted: May 18, 2019
Quiz Categories: History, Automotive Industry, British History
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 85 percent
Times Taken: 2 times
Taken by Registered Users: 1

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1. What were the first names of Rolls and Royce?
  A.   William and Robert
  B.   Herbert and Cedric
  C.   Richard and Oscar
  D.   Charles and Henry

2. Royce provided the technical expertise of the partnership. Which of the following did Rolls not bring to their effort?
  A.   access to raw materials
  B.   financial backing
  C.   business acumen
  D.   business connections

3. Apart from his interest in the motor industry, Rolls was an enthusiastic aviator. Which of the following is not true of his flying history?
  A.   He made the first non-stop double crossing of the English Channel.
  B.   He was the second Englishman to fly.
  C.   He flew the first air raid of World War I.
  D.   He was the first Englishmen to die in a plane crash.

4. The first Rolls Royce 10hp car was made in 1904 and had how many cylinders?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   6
  D.   8

5. How many of the first Rolls Royce 10hp cars were made?
  A.   16
  B.   120
  C.   223
  D.   1182

6. Rolls toured the USA promoting his car and emphasising what two features?
  A.   power and reliability
  B.   quietness and smoothness
  C.   technical precision and comfort of seats
  D.   ease of handling and fuel economy

7. How long did the partnership between Rolls and Royce last?
  A.   6 years
  B.   24 years
  C.   37 years
  D.   58 years

8. Two years before the death of Royce, in 1931 Rolls Royce bought out which luxury competitor?
  A.   Aston Martin
  B.   Jaguar
  C.   Bentley
  D.   Damlier

9. Royce's approach to excellence was legendary. Which of the following quotes was not made by him?
  A.   Strive for perfection in everything you do.
  B.   Take the best that exists and make it better.
  C.   The quality will remain when the price is forgotten.
  D.   The best is the enemy of the good.

10. In 1987 where did a marketing survey rank the Rolls Royce brand in terms of worldwide product recognition.
  A.   2nd
  B.   5th
  C.   10th
  D.   15th


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