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Question 1: Derry's own Invacar was used as a promotional vehicle and had been fitted with a more powerful engine, which he used to amazed other drivers as he overtook them on the ________ roads.
Southend-on-SeaReading, BerkshireThurrockLuton

Question 2: Bert Greeves was at the wheel and Stonebridge was in the passenger seat when they crashed returning from a visit to a factory in ________.

Question 3: Greeves produced three special machines for the event, which was held in the ________ mountains.
Czech RepublicCzechoslovak Socialist RepublicCzechoslovak Republic (1918–1938)Czechoslovakia

Question 4: [4] Working together they developed a prototype using a ________ 197 cc single cylinder engine sourced from Villiers Engineering - and a Greeves badge on the fuel tank.
Four-stroke engineManifold (automotive)Two-stroke engineOil pump (internal combustion engine)

Question 5: The original company founded by Bert Greeves ________ was the Invacar company.
Order of the BathOrder of the British EmpireOrder of St Michael and St GeorgeOrders, decorations, and medals of the United Kingdom

Question 6: A special export model called the 'Ranger' was also developed but by 1968 Villiers had pulled out of engine production and Greeves decided to leave the trails motorcycle market to concentrate on the development of a ________ model.
FIM Motocross World ChampionshipMotocrossMotocross World ChampionshipBirmingham Small Arms Company

Question 7: Bert was mowing the lawns of his home in ________ when he had the idea of fitting the lawnmower engine to his disabled cousin's wheelchair and invented the Invacar.
West Midlands (county)HerefordshireStaffordshireWorcestershire

Question 8: Local foundry GPD Developments Ltd in Nuneaton, Warwickshire manufactured the castings using a new method of printing sand moulds directly from ________ data.
Computer2D computer graphicsCATIAComputer-aided design

Question 9: Greeves also built a successful export business and at one time most of the motorcycles produced were going to the ________.
AlaskaPhilippinesCanadaUnited States

Question 10: [3] in ________ from a small factory in Church Road, Thundersley not far from Southend on Sea in Essex.


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