Cars can sometimes take on personalities of their own, both in entertainment and in real life. And, occasionally, those cars become so well known that it's hard to say whether the car or its driver is the real celebrity. Several of the cars and drivers in this quiz are real-life examples, while others drove the plot of movie and television shows. How well do you know these iconic cars and the people who appeared behind the wheel?
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In the "Transformers" film series, what kind of vehicle is Bumblebee?
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And as far as the "Transformers" mythology goes, is Bumblebee one of the good guys or is he one of the bad guys?
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What model year Volkswagen Beetle was the original Herbie?
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In what way was the "Herbie" television series somewhat unique among the other shows and movies discussed in the HowStuffWorks article "10 Famous Cars and the Drivers who Drove Them?"
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Who or what is the General Lee?
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The Duke boys seemed to rush from one dangerous stunt to the next. How many Dodge Chargers were used to film all 145 television episodes?
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Like a lot of action shows, "The Dukes of Hazzard" wasn't too concerned about the plot -- it served just to lead the Duke Cousins from one driving stunt to the next. So there were a few odd plot points. Among them:
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The 1985 movie "Back to the Future" helped the ill-fated DeLorean DMC-12 earn a spot in pop culture history. But what happened to the DeLorean Motor Company?
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What was the key element of Doc Brown's DeLorean-based creation?
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True or false: Ever since Matthew Broderick starred in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" he's been dreaming of owning a 1961 Ferrari 250GT California Spyder.
Question 11 of 20
So, in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," what kind of car was actually used to film the Ferrari scenes?
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Who was driving O.J. Simpson's Ford Bronco during the famous televised police chase?
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And how fast were they traveling during that chase?
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What was Further?
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Steve McQueen was famous for driving the "Bullitt" Mustang during its well-known seven-minute chase scene. What was the other car involved in that chase?
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In the movie "Bullitt," what famous stunt driver did nearly all of Steve McQueen's on-screen stunts?
Question 17 of 20
Elvis Presley was a car collector. But what kind of car was he most well-known for owning?
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The best-known of Elvis' Cadillac cars was painted a custom color. What was the custom shade called?
Question 19 of 20
What was so interesting about James Dean's car "Little Bastard," other than the fact that it belonged to James Dean?
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