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Trivia Quiz - Henry Ford, An Automotive Pioneer

Questions about Henry Ford's early life, his personal life, inventions, political life and his auto companies.

Quiz Number: 774
Date Submitted: January 16, 2007
Quiz Categories: American History, World Leaders, Automotive Industry
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dave
Average Score: 46.8 percent
Times Taken: 820 times
Taken by Registered Users: 27
Quiz is about: Henry Ford II

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1. Where was Henry Ford born?
  A.   New York
  B.   Michigan
  C.   Pennsylvania
  D.   California

2. As a teenager, what did Henry Ford develop a reputation for being good at?
  A.   fixing watches
  B.   fixing wagons
  C.   shoeing horses
  D.   raising barns

3. Henry Ford worked for, and became life long friends with:
  A.   Alexander Winton
  B.   Teddy Roosevelt
  C.   The Wright Brothers
  D.   Thomas Edison

4. What was the name of the first automobile company that Henry Ford formed?
  A.   Ford Motor Company
  B.   Ford and Son Inc.
  C.   Detroit Automobile Company
  D.   Michigan Horseless Carriage Company (MHCC)

5. One automobile company that Henry Ford was involved in starting is known today as what brand?
  A.   Cadillac
  B.   Chrysler
  C.   Jeep
  D.   Buick

6. What year did Ford Motor Company introduce the moving assembly line?
  A.   1901
  B.   1905
  C.   1913
  D.   1924

7. What political office did Henry Ford run for in 1918?
  A.   Govenor of Michigan
  B.   U.S. Senator
  C.   President
  D.   Mayor of Detroit

8. Henry Ford played a big part in advancing the middle class in America when he raised the daily pay of his workers to:
  A.   1 Dollar per day
  B.   4 Dollars per day
  C.   5 Dollars per day
  D.   10 Dollars per day

9. During World War I Henry Ford led a group of peace activists to Europe to meet with other activists and encourage peace. This effort became known as what?
  A.   The Great Peace Movement
  B.   The Conference of World Consensus
  C.   The Peace Ship
  D.   The Freedom Summit

10. What is the name of Henry Ford's great grandson who served as the CEO of Ford Motor Company from around 2002 until 2006?
  A.   William Clay Ford Jr.
  B.   Henry Ford III
  C.   William Clay Ford
  D.   Edsel Ford®   

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