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Ford Flathead engine: Quiz


Question 1: Ford flatheads are still ________ today, with a special land speed record class for flathead engines.
Custom carAutomobileVolkswagen BeetleHot rod

Question 2: In 1952 it was replaced in the Lincoln passenger cars and Ford three ton trucks with the Lincoln Y-block 317 cu in (5.2 L) ________ V8.
Ignition systemEngine displacementOverhead valveManifold (automotive)

Question 3: It was used by Simca in ________ until 1961 for cars and even later on the Simca V8 military truck.
CanadaUnited KingdomItalyFrance

Question 4: The engine was very popular as a powerplant for midget race cars after ________.
Soviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarWorld War II

Question 5: The Flathead was licensed to other producers, including car and truck manufacturers in the ________.
Joseph StalinSoviet UnionRussiaEast Germany

Question 6: Before the 1932 introduction of this engine (and the accompanying Ford V-8 ________), almost all production cars aimed at the average consumer used straight-4 and straight-6 engines.
Disc brakeThrottleAutomobileVacuum servo

Question 7: The Flathead was the first independently designed and built V8 engine produced by the ________ for mass production and ranks as one of the company's most important developments.
Ford Motor CompanyFord FairmontVauxhall MotorsFord Focus (international)


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