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Big Christmas Car Quiz 2022: the answers

The answers to our Big Christmas Car Quiz 2022

Christmas quiz 2022

Scroll down for the answers to our Big Christmas Car Quiz 2022.

2022 in motoring

  • 1. b) It could change colour
  • 2. c) C1
  • 3. a) Grecale Folgore
  • 4. b) Hyundai Ioniq 5
  • 5. b) Scout
  • 6. a) Pear
  • 7. b) Nissan Ariya
  • 8. a) Coventry
  • 9. b) Fernando Alonso
  • 10. a) A roll-back fabric roof
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General knowledge

  • 11. b) Tesla
  • 12. a) Volkswagen
  • 13. b) Washing machines
  • 14. c) Art car
  • 15. a) Architects
  • 16. a) They all have gullwing doors
  • 17. b) Pepper mills
  • 18. c) USA
  • 19. a) 39.24mph
  • 20. c) 0.5 points

Sequences

  • 21. a) Brooklands (Corner names on lap of Silverstone GP track)
  • 22. b) R (Speed ratings for tyres in ascending order)
  • 23. a) Fiat 124 (European Car of the Year Award winners 1964-1967)
  • 24. b) Max (First name of F1 race winners in 2022 season in chronological order) 
  • 25. c) Nissan Qashqai (SMMT registration figures March 2022 in descending order)
  • 26. c) Blue (Most popular car colours in the UK in descending order, SMMT)
  • 27. a) Warwick (MSA locations M40 Northbound)
  • 28. b) R56 (MINI model codes in chronological order)
  • 29. b) Blume (Volkswagen Group CEOs in chronological order)
  • 30. c) Monte Carlo (Skoda Fabia trim levels in ascending price order)
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Sporting chance

  • 31. b) Japanese Grand Prix
  • 32. c) Sebastian Vettel
  • 33. a) Jamie Chadwick
  • 34. a) Audi
  • 35. b) Hyundai
  • 36. a) Francesco Bagnaia
  • 37. b) Nyck de Vries
  • 38. a) Brad Pitt
  • 39. c) Ford Puma
  • 40. c) Indianapolis 500

Cars in culture

  • 41. b) 88mph
  • 42. b) 1983
  • 43. a) Bo Darville
  • 44. c) Duel
  • 45. b) Roy Lichtenstein
  • 46. a) Porsche
  • 47. a) The Howard 
  • 48. c) KITT from Knight Rider
  • 49. c) BMW E30 Cabrio
  • 50. b) MINI Countryman
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Motoring firsts

  • 51. c) Turbocharger
  • 52. b) 8mph in a 2mph zone
  • 53. c) Steering wheel
  • 54. b) Lotus
  • 55. a) CVT gearbox
  • 56. a) Radio
  • 57. b) Diesel engine
  • 58. c) Jensen FF
  • 59. a) 1908
  • 60. a) Airbag

The answer is the question

  • 61. c) What was the name of the Italian Fiat factory with a test track on the roof? 
  • 62. a) What was the first BMW ‘Bond’ Car?
  • 63. b) What was the world’s first multi-lane road?
  • 64. a) What was the development name for the Ford Fiesta?
  • 65. c) What was the last year the name Autobianchi was seen on a production car?
  • 66. b) What was the full name of the British manufacturer BSA?
  • 67. c) What is the town in Illinois, America in which Rivian builds its EVs?
  • 68. a) Where was the location of the UK’s first parking meters, in 1958?
  • 69. a) What was Citroen’s Dyane van called?
  • 70. b) What animal featured on early Volkswagen Beetle badges?

Car people

  • 71. a) She designed the Nissan 350Z
  • 72. c) Rufus Ruffcut and Sawtooth
  • 73. a) Kiichiro Toyoda
  • 74. b) PJ O’Rourke
  • 75. a) Jaguar
  • 76. c) Lamborghini
  • 77. c) Mercedes-Benz
  • 78. a) Rivian
  • 79. b) None 
  • 80. c) A kind of pasta

Where in the world?

  • 81. c) Brooklands 
  • 82. a) USA
  • 83. c) Italy
  • 84. a) The Netherlands
  • 85. b) Saudi Arabia
  • 86. a) South Africa
  • 87. c) Morocco
  • 88. c) Romania
  • 89. a) Graz, Austria
  • 90. b) Qatar

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Christmas car quiz archives

If you take the 2022 Christmas quiz and it somehow doesn’t fulfil your appetite for car trivia, there’s always the Auto Express Christmas quizzes from previous years to re-engage with (all questions and answers correct at the time of writing). 

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Pete has over 20 years journalistic experience. Having previously worked for Ladbrokes and the Racing Post, he switched from sports writing to automotive journalism when joining Auto Express in 2015.

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