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Question 1: These include transmissions for the British ________ and American M2/M3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles.
Leopard 2M1 AbramsMerkavaChallenger 2

Question 2: The Firm formed another overseas joint venture with Richardson Gears (Pty) Ltd of Footscray, Victoria, ________ in 1934.
United KingdomCanadaBarbadosAustralia

Question 3: In 1947, Brown saw a classified advertisement in ________, offering for sale a High Class Motor Business.
The Sun (newspaper)Rupert MurdochThe Sunday TimesThe Times

Question 4: and powered by electric motors manufactured by Brook Crompton (Electric) Motors, whose factory was in Brockholes are used to rotate the top of the ________ in London.
BT TowerTower 42103 Colmore Row8 Canada Square

Question 5: The Ferguson-Brown used a ________ engine for the first 350 tractors.
Lotus CarsAston MartinCoventry ClimaxBritish Leyland

Question 6: During the war David Brown built many tractors for the ________ that were used as aircraft tugs (VIG) and for pulling the bomb trolleys for aircraft re-arming.
LuftwaffeRoyal Air ForceBritish Armed ForcesBritish Army

Question 7: Their major gear manufacturing plant is in Swan Lane, Lockwood, ________, adjacent to Lockwood railway station.
BradfordLeedsHalifax, West YorkshireHuddersfield

Question 8: When Ferguson joined up with ________ to allow his 'Ferguson System' three-point linkage to be used on the Fordson N tractors, the agreement was terminated prematurely by Ferguson's own actions.
Charles LindberghHenry FordFord Motor CompanyFranklin D. Roosevelt

Question 9: The company obtained a ________ for a tank transmission using controlled differential steering system, known as the Merritt-Brown system in 1935.
Patent infringementPatent applicationPatentSoftware patent

Question 10: David Brown became one of the biggest British tractor manufactures for a period post war, with a major manufacturing plant at Meltham Mills, ________ West Yorkshire England.


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