History of Ford Motor Co. Quiz
Ford revolutionized manufacturing and helped make Detroit the one-time industrial center of the world. How much do you know about the history of the Ford Motor Co.? Take this quiz to find out.
What year was Ford Motor Co. founded?
In what city did Ford open its first overseas branch?
How many investors pitched in when the company was first founded?
How much cash did Henry Ford gather from his first round of investors?
True or false: Ford Motor Co. was the first automobile company that Henry Ford launched.
What was the sticker price on the Model K?
What was the first car to feature the Ford logo on an oval badge?
True or false: Ford Motor Co. was profitable soon after being founded.
What year did Ford introduce the moving assembly line in order to speed production?
In 1914, why did Ford drastically increase worker pay in its factories?
- Turnover was too high.
- There were rampant safety issues.
- Workers threatened to strike.
How many Model T cars did Ford manufacture in 1912?
- about 20,000
- about 70,000
- about 100,000
From 1908 to 1927, how many Model T cars did Ford sell?
- about 15 million
- about 7 million
- about 3 million
What was the first year Ford manufactured more than 1 million cars?
What was the Ford Model TT?
- an eight-cylinder car
- a tractor
- a pickup truck
In which foreign country did Ford first establish its brand?
Which Ford car model was introduced for the first time in 1964?
How did Ford treat veterans returning from World War I?
- It hired disable veterans.
- It refused to hire war veterans.
- It paid veterans a cash reward to seek employment elsewhere.
How much money did Ford lose upon the introduction of the unsuccessful Edsel car?
- $1 billion
- $500 million
- $250 million
Assembly line production temporarily ended which car feature?
- choice of color
- rear brakes
- left-side steering wheels
In Europe, which model replaced the Escort?
What did the company introduce in 1932?
- the Model A
- the flathead V-8 engine
- the Mercury brand
Which branch of Ford introduced the Ford Fiesta, a compact car?
- Ford of Asia
- Ford of Canada
- Ford of Europe
How much money did the company lose in 2006?
- about $45 billion
- about $13 billion
- about $4 billion
Which Ford family member commissioned some of the most important works of art in the Detroit area?
- Henry Ford
- Edsel Ford
- Henry Ford II
The 2015 F-150 truck was overhauled to feature more of which material?
What year did Ford introduce its F-Series line of trucks?
Which brand did Ford get rid of in 2011?
In 1954, what did Ford begin doing to all of its new vehicles?
- adding seat belts
- crash testing
- adding cushioned steering wheels
Which Ford car helped to revolutionize car styling in the 1980s?
Which model was discontinued in 1996?