Half-ton Pickup Quiz
by Staff
Half-ton pickup trucks have grown in popularity over the years. How knowledgeable are you about half-ton pickup trucks? Take this quiz and find out!

How much weight can half-ton trucks carry?

  • exactly half a ton
  • well over half a ton
  • no more than 785 pounds

How did half-ton trucks get their name?

  • the name loosely refers to their payload capacity
  • the name refers to their curb weight
  • all of the above

About what time did half-ton trucks surpass their namesakes?

  • 1940s
  • 1950s
  • 1960s

Which term refers to how much weight a truck can safely tow?

  • payload capacity
  • towing capacity
  • curb weight capacity

What capacity is often embellished by manufacturers?

  • maximum towing capacity
  • maximum payload capacity
  • maximum curb weight capacity

What type of trucks are half-ton trucks considered?

  • light duty trucks
  • heavy duty trucks
  • none of the above

Which of the following is the most popular type of truck?

  • heavy duty truck
  • light duty truck
  • automatic truck

What is another name for heavy duty trucks?

  • three-quarter ton trucks
  • half-ton trucks
  • automatic trucks
  • none of the above

What rating gives you the maximum weight of the truck including the truck itself, cargo, passengers, fuel, trailer and trailer cargo?

  • GCWR
  • GWR
  • GVWR

What is the maximum weight of a vehicle, including passengers, cargo and tongue weight?

  • GVWR
  • GCWR
  • GWR