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When was Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) AG FORMED?

  • 1927
  • 1911
  • 1915
  • 1942
  • 1922

What is the significance of the colors in the BMW logo?

  • Founder Karl Rapp's favorite colors
  • Picked randomly and suited the design
  • Incorporates the Bavarian state Colors
  • The existing colors of BFW, the company that preceded BMW
  • None of the above

BMW started off as BFW, the two later merging. What does BFW (Flugzeug) stand for?

  • Bavarian Fabrication Works
  • Bavarian Factory Workshop
  • Bavarian Aircraft Works
  • Bavarian Farming Works

BMW became an automobile manufacturer in what year?

  • 1922
  • 1928
  • 1935
  • 1946

In what year did Karl Rapp found Rapp Motorenwerke GmbH, the origin of BMW?

  • 1911
  • 1912
  • 1913
  • 1914

What was the first thing that BMW built?

  • AN TRACTOR ENGINE
  • AN AIRCRAFT ENGINE
  • AN MOTORCYCLE ENGINE
  • AN AUTOMOBILE ENGINE

WHAT ELES IS SIGNIFICANT ABOUT THE BMW LOGO?

  • THE FOUR TRIANGLES REPRESENTING EACH OF THE ORIGINAL FOUNDERS
  • THE CENTER REPRESENTING AN AIRCRAFTS PROPELLER
  • THE BLACK OUTER RINGS REPRESENTING A RACETRACK
  • THE CENTER COLORS THAT REPRESENT THE SKY AND CLOUDS

BMW produced its first motorcycle, the BMW R 32 IN WHAT YEAR?

  • 1923
  • 1922
  • 1947
  • 1931

THE FIRST BMW CAR WAS BUILT UNDER LICENSE OF WHAT COMPANY IN 1929?

  • FORD MOTOR COMPANY
  • AUSTIN MOTOR COMPANY
  • FIAT MOTOR COMPANY
  • MERCEDES AG

FROM 1933 TO 1939 BMW MADE MOSTLY WHAT?

  • CAR PARTS
  • MOTORCYCLES
  • AIRCRAFT ENGINES
  • HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES

IN 1945 THE BMW PLANTS IN MUNICH & ALLACH WERE DISMANTLED & MACHINES SHIPPED TO VARIOUS PARTS OF THE WORLD BECAUSE...

  • GERMANY LOST WORLD WAR 2
  • BMW WAS AN ARMAMENTS COMPANY DURING THE WAR
  • THE BUILDINGS WERE BOMBED AND BEYOND REPAIR
  • BMW WAS BANKRUPT AND HAD TO SELL TO PAY DEBTS

BMW'S FIRST POST WAR CAR WAS CALLED THE...

  • BMW 510
  • BMW 325
  • BMW 350
  • BMW 501

WHAT CAR MANUFACTURER SUBMITTED A RESTRUCTURING OFFER TO BUY BMW IN 1959?

  • FORD MOTOR COMPANY
  • JAGUAR MOTOR CAR COMPANY
  • DAIMLER-BENZ
  • VOLKSWAGEN

IN 1961 BMW INTRODUCES THE "NEW CLASS" AT THE FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW, WHAT WAS THE CARS MODEL NUMBER?

  • 2002
  • 1600
  • 2001
  • 1500

WHERE WAS BMW'S FIRST AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTION PLANT OUTSIDE OF GERMANY LOCATED?

  • SAO PAULO, BRAZIL
  • TUCSON ARIZONA, USA
  • DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
  • BEIJING, CHINA
  • PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA

THE FIRST BMW racing CAR project AFTER FORMING BMW MOTORSPORT GMBH IN 1972, WAS KNOWN AS?

  • BMW 2.5 CLS
  • BMW 3.0 CSL
  • BMW 3.0 M3
  • BMW 2.5 LM3

WHAT CAN BE FOUND NEXT TO BMW'S HEADQUARTERS "FOUR CYLINDER BUILDING" NORTH OF MUNICH?

  • A BMW TEST TRACK
  • A BMW CAR DEALERSHIP
  • A BMW MUSEUM
  • A BMW AMUSEMENT PARK

THE BMW X3, X4, X5 AND X6 ARE MANUFACTURED IN WHAT USA CITY & STATE?

  • CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA
  • SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA
  • DETROIT, MICHIGAN
  • PHOENIX, ARIZONA
  • DECATUR, GEORGIA

WHAT IS THE BEST SELLING BMW "M" CAR OF ALL TIME?

  • M5
  • M6
  • M2
  • M3
  • M1

WHICH CAR BRAND IS NOT OWNED BY BMW?

  • MINI
  • SKODA
  • ROLLS ROYCE
  • NONE OF THE ABOVE

IN 1990, BMW MANUFACTURED HOW MANY 6.0L V12 BMW M8'S ?

  • 500
  • 250
  • 2500
  • 1
  • NONE

Which BMW M MODEL has the most horsepower?

  • BMW M3 Competition Edition
  • BMW M5 Competition Edition
  • BMW M6 Competition Edition
  • BMW M8 Competition Edition

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