FAW Trivia Questions and Answers

1: Which FAW subsidiary focuses on developing and manufacturing GPS systems?
A: FAWER Automotive Component Co Ltd
B: FAW Qiming Information Technology Co Ltd
C: FAW Tool and Die Co Ltd
D: FAW Huali (Tianjin) Automobile Co Ltd
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: FAW Qiming Information Technology Co Ltd is responsible for developing and manufacturing GPS systems within FAW Group.

2: When was FAW Group Corporation Limited founded?
A: 1953
B: 1960
C: 1949
D: 1958
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: FAW Group was established on July 15, 1953, making it one of China’s oldest automotive manufacturers.

3: In what city is FAW Group’s headquarters located?
A: Beijing
B: Shanghai
C: Changchun
D: Guangzhou
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: FAW Group’s headquarters is located in Changchun, Jilin province, China.

4: Which key person currently holds the position of Chairman at FAW Group?
A: Qiu Xiandong
B: Xu Xianping
C: Wang Jun
D: Zhang Zhiyong
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: Qiu Xiandong is the current Chairman of the FAW Group Corporation Limited.

5: What are the main products of FAW Group?
A: Computers and tablets
B: Automobiles, buses, trucks, and automotive components
C: Mobile phones and accessories
D: Consumer electronics and appliances
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: FAW Group’s principal products include automobiles, buses, trucks, and automotive components.

6: How many units did FAW Group produce in the year 2021?
A: 1,000,000
B: 2,000,000
C: 3,500,000
D: 5,000,000
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: FAW Group produced 3,500,000 units in 2021, highlighting its scale as a major automotive manufacturer.

7: What was the revenue of FAW Group in 2010?
A: RMB 100 billion
B: RMB 292.7 billion
C: RMB 500 billion
D: RMB 750 billion
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: In 2010, FAW Group had a revenue of RMB 292.7 billion.

8: Which luxury car brand owned by FAW was launched in 1958?
A: Lexus
B: Hongqi
C: Bestune
D: Infiniti
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Hongqi, which means “red flag,” is a Chinese luxury car marque owned by FAW Group and was launched in 1958.

9: What does the abbreviation 一汽 stand for in English when referring to FAW Group?
A: First Automobile Works
B: Chinese Car Manufacturer
C: Premium Auto Group
D: National Auto Group
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: The abbreviation 一汽 stands for “First Automobile Works” in English, representing FAW Group.

10: What was the first product manufactured by FAW Group in 1956?
A: Jiefang CA-10 truck
B: Hongqi sedan
C: Bestune SUV
D: Xiali compact car
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: The first product manufactured by FAW Group in 1956 was the Jiefang CA-10 truck, based on the Soviet ZIS-150 design.

11: Which organization controls and manages FAW Group as a state-owned enterprise?
A: People’s Bank of China
B: SASAC
C: China Investment Corporation
D: Ministry of Finance
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) controls and manages FAW Group as a state-owned enterprise.

12: What significant automotive milestone did FAW achieve in 1958?
A: Unveiling China’s first domestically produced passenger car
B: Launching the first electric vehicle
C: Exporting vehicles internationally
D: Forming a joint venture with a foreign company
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: In 1958, FAW became China’s first automobile manufacturer to unveil the nation’s first domestically produced passenger car, the Hongqi.

13: Since when has FAW Jiefang been operating as a subsidiary with its own divisions?
A: 1995
B: 2003
C: 2010
D: 2015
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Jiefang became a subsidiary with two divisions, Qingdao Truck Division and FAW Trading Company, starting from January 18, 2003.

14: Which brand under FAW Group targets young buyers?
A: Hongqi
B: Jiefang
C: Bestune
D: Oley
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Oley was a brand under FAW Group that specifically targeted young buyers until it was discontinued in 2015.

15: What is the main role of FAW Forging Co Ltd, a subsidiary of FAW Group?
A: Producing automotive air conditioning units
B: Manufacturing hand-forged auto parts
C: Developing GPS systems
D: Assembling automotive seats
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: FAW Forging Co Ltd specializes in the production of die and hand-forged auto parts.

16: Which year marked the name change from “First Automobile Works” to “FAW Group Corporation”?
A: 1985
B: 1992
C: 2000
D: 2010
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The change from “First Automobile Works” to “FAW Group Corporation” occurred in the year 1992.

17: What did FAW acquire from Tianjin Automotive Xiali in September 2002?
A: 100% ownership
B: 25% ownership
C: 50% ownership
D: Complete management control
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: FAW acquired 50% ownership of Tianjin Automotive Xiali in September 2002, subsequently branding it FAW Tianjin.

18: When did FAW establish a joint venture with General Motors?
A: 2005
B: 2009
C: 2012
D: 2015
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: FAW established a joint venture with General Motors in 2009 mainly focusing on producing Jiefang light-duty trucks.

19: Which discontinued FAW brand targeted electric vehicles and was established in 2018?
A: Oley
B: SiTech
C: Pengxiang
D: Baolong
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: SiTech, established in 2018, focused on electric vehicles and is now a discontinued brand under FAW.

20: Which car model produced by FAW was among the top purchased in China in 2010?
A: FAW Bestune
B: FAW Haima
C: FAW Xiali
D: FAW Jiefang
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The FAW Xiali was the 7th most-purchased car in China in 2010.

21: What was the role of Soviet Russia in the early years of FAW’s establishment?
A: Providing investment capital
B: Selling completed automobiles
C: Offering technical support, tooling, and production machinery
D: Conducting market analysis
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Soviet Russia lent assistance to FAW in its early years by providing technical support, tooling, and production machinery.

22: Which FAW joint venture produces hybrid sports cars?
A: FAW-Volkswagen
B: FAW-GM
C: Silk-FAW Automotive
D: FAW-Toyota
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The joint venture between Silk EV and FAW, named Silk-FAW Automotive, is focused on producing high-end luxury hybrid sports cars.

23: How many publicly traded subsidiaries does FAW Group have?
A: One
B: Two
C: Three
D: Four
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: FAW Group currently has three publicly traded subsidiaries: FAW Jiefang Group Co., Ltd., Changchun FAWAY Automobile Components Co., Ltd., and Qiming INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd.

24: What is the relation between FAW and Hongqi?
A: FAW is a subsidiary of Hongqi
B: Hongqi is a luxury car marque owned by FAW
C: They are competing automotive brands
D: Hongqi produces components for FAW vehicles
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Hongqi is a Chinese luxury car marque owned and produced by FAW Group, first launched in 1958.

25: Where was the first FAW factory built?
A: Shanghai
B: Tianjin
C: Changchun
D: Beijing
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The first FAW factory was constructed in Changchun, Jilin province in 1953.

26: What logo introduced in 1964 portrays a hawk spreading its wings representing FAW Group?
A: Dragon emblem
B: Winged 1 badge
C: Tiger crest
D: Phoenix logo
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The FAW winged 1 badge, introduced in 1964, portrays a hawk spreading its wings, denoting “First Automobile Works.”

27: During which campaign did FAW transfer a significant part of its workforce to develop the Second Automobile Works?
A: Great Leap Forward
B: Cultural Revolution
C: Third Front Campaign
D: Reform and Opening Up
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: During China’s Third Front Campaign, FAW transferred part of its workforce to develop the Second Automobile Works.

28: What was significant about FAW’s Jiefang brand in 1956?
A: It introduced the first electric truck
B: It produced China’s first domestically built truck
C: It collaborated with Western manufacturers
D: It started exporting trucks worldwide
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The Jiefang CA-10 truck, produced in 1956, was the first domestically built truck by the People’s Republic of China.

29: What company was FAW Group’s first foreign joint venture partner?
A: Toyota
B: General Motors
C: Volkswagen
D: Ford
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Volkswagen became FAW Group’s first foreign joint venture partner in 1990.

30: What does the word “Hongqi” mean in English?
A: Golden Eagle
B: Red Flag
C: Green Dragon
D: Silver Crown
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The name Hongqi translates to “Red Flag” in English, symbolizing its significance as a luxury brand.

31: What division of FAW Group was administratively transferred 49% to Hainan Development Holdings Co., Ltd. in 2021?
A: FAW Jiefang
B: FAW Haima
C: FAW Car
D: FAW Import and Export Corporation
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: In July 2021, FAW transferred 49% of FAW Haima’s shares to Hainan Development Holdings Co., Ltd.

32: Which FAW brand currently serves as its primary passenger car brand?
A: Hongqi
B: Bestune
C: Jiefang
D: Oley
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Bestune (formerly Besturn) is the primary passenger car brand under FAW Group.

33: Which joint venture manufactured Daihatsu models and was majority-owned by FAW?
A: FAW Huali (Tianjin) Automobile Co Ltd
B: FAW-VW
C: Changchun Fawer-Johnson
D: Silk-FAW Automotive
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: FAW Huali (Tianjin) Automobile Co Ltd manufactured Daihatsu models and was majority-owned by FAW.

34: What significant milestone did the FAW Xiali achieve in 2010?
A: Being the first electric vehicle in China
B: Becoming the 7th most-purchased car in China
C: Exported to 10 different countries
D: Recognized for best fuel efficiency
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The FAW Xiali was the 7th most-purchased car in China in 2010.

35: When did FAW and Volkswagen establish their joint venture?
A: 1985
B: 1991
C: 2000
D: 2010
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: FAW and Volkswagen established their joint venture in 1991 to manufacture Audi and Volkswagen-branded automobiles for the Chinese market.

36: Which FAW division specializes in medium and heavy trucks?
A: Bestune
B: Jiefang
C: Hongqi
D: SiTech
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Jiefang is FAW Group’s division specializing in medium and heavy-duty trucks.

37: What was the primary focus of FAW Foundry Co Ltd?
A: Producing automotive interior trims
B: Manufacturing non-standard tools
C: Producing cast auto parts including engine blocks
D: Handling international sales
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: FAW Foundry Co Ltd’s primary focus is on producing cast auto parts, including engine blocks.

38: Which FAW joint venture is involved in producing Jiefang light-duty trucks?
A: FAW-Toyota
B: FAW-Volkswagen
C: FAW-GM
D: Silk-FAW Automotive
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: FAW-GM is the joint venture producing Jiefang light-duty trucks, highlighting FAW’s collaboration with General Motors.

39: What is the production capacity of FAW-Volkswagen’s base in Foshan expected to be?
A: 50,000 units/year
B: 100,000 units/year
C: 150,000 units/year
D: 200,000 units/year
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The production capacity of FAW-Volkswagen’s base in Foshan is expected to be 150,000 units/year.

40: In what year was FAW Car Company established from the merger of several factories?
A: 1985
B: 1997
C: 2002
D: 2010
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: FAW Car Company was created in 1997 from the merger of Changchun Gear Factory and several other factories.

41: What does the FAW Qiming Information Technology Co Ltd primarily develop?
A: Car engines
B: GPS systems
C: Automotive die
D: Hybrid bus technology
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: FAW Qiming Information Technology Co Ltd mainly focuses on developing GPS systems.

42: Which joint venture between FAW and Toyota began operations in 2003?
A: FAW-Toyota
B: FAW-Volkswagen
C: FAW-GM
D: Silk-FAW Automotive
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: The joint venture FAW-Toyota, collaborating with Japanese automaker Toyota, began operations in 2003.

43: Where are the FAW Group’s main R&D and test centers located?
A: Beijing
B: Shanghai
C: Chengdu
D: Changchun
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: FAW Group’s main R&D and test centers are based in Changchun, Jilin province.

44: What was FAW Group’s significant export milestone in 1957?
A: Exporting domestic appliances
B: Establishing a manufacturing unit abroad
C: Selling three commercial trucks to Jordan
D: Partnering with a European firm
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: In 1957, FAW achieved a significant export milestone by selling three commercial trucks to a businessperson in Jordan.

45: How many wholly owned subsidiaries does FAW Group have?
A: 10
B: 15
C: 20
D: 28
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: FAW Group has 28 wholly owned subsidiaries, showing the extent of its operations.

46: Which FAW subsidiary is engaged in the production of Huaxi brand buses?
A: Chengdu FAW Automobile Co Ltd
B: FAW Jilin Automobile Co Ltd
C: FAW Bus and Coach
D: FAW Car Co Ltd
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: Chengdu FAW Automobile Co Ltd produces Huaxi brand light and medium buses.

47: Where is FAW Jiefang Truck Co Ltd’s production base in Shanghai located?
A: Pudong New Area
B: Pudong Lujiazui
C: Xuhui District
D: Hongkou District
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: FAW Jiefang Truck Co Ltd’s production base in Shanghai is located in Pudong New Area.

48: What technology is the 9th Industrial Machinery Design and Research Institute associated with?
A: Car engine design
B: Electroplating systems
C: Production base design
D: Tool and die manufacturing
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The 9th Industrial Machinery Design and Research Institute, a subsidiary of FAW, is responsible for production base design.

49: Which year saw the production commencement at Tianjin FAW Toyota’s Plant No. 2 and 3?
A: 2000
B: 2003
C: 2007
D: 2010
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tianjin FAW Toyota’s Plant No. 2 and No. 3 began production in 2007.

50: Which FAW group sales brand produced the most vehicles in 2012?
A: Hongqi
B: Bestune
C: Oley
D: Xiali
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: In 2012, FAW Xiali produced the most vehicles among FAW Group sales brands.

51: What is the primary product of FAW Import and Export Corporation (FAWIE)?
A: Domestic marketing
B: International sales and marketing
C: Engine and transmission assemblies
D: Tool and die sets
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: FAW Import and Export Corporation (FAWIE) is responsible for the international sales and marketing of FAW products.

52: Which FAW subsidiary manufactures automotive seats and interior components?
A: FAW Qiming
B: Chengdu FAW
C: FAW Lingyuan
D: Changchun Fawer-Johnson
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Changchun Fawer-Johnson, a joint venture between FAW Sichuan and Johnson Controls, manufactures automotive seats and interior components.

53: What is the name of the FAW group base producing hybrid buses in Dalian?
A: FAW-VW Dalian Plant
B: Dalian Economic & Technological Development Zone
C: Huaxi Bus Base
D: Pudong Bus Production
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: FAW’s bus production base in Dalian’s Economic & Technological Development Zone is expected to produce hybrid buses.

54: Which country was the first to partner with FAW in a joint venture to produce FAW cars locally?
A: Pakistan
B: Thailand
C: Russia
D: Nigeria
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: Pakistan was one of the first countries to partner with FAW in establishing local production facilities for FAW cars.

55: What is the role of FAW Bharat Forging Co Ltd, a minor joint venture of FAW?
A: Producing automotive air-conditioning units
B: Manufacturing forged automotive components
C: Designing GPS systems
D: Handling FAW’s international sales
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: FAW Bharat Forging Co Ltd is a joint venture responsible for manufacturing forged automotive components.

56: Which joint venture produces interior trim parts for automotive manufacturers under FAW?
A: FAW Bharat Forging Co Ltd
B: Chengdu Araco Automobile Trim Part Co Ltd
C: FAWER Automotive Component Co Ltd
D: Wuhu FAW Yangzi Automobile Co Ltd
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Chengdu Araco Automobile Trim Part Co Ltd, a joint venture, produces interior trim parts for FAW and other automotive manufacturers.

57: Where is FAW’s southernmost production facility located?
A: Guangdong
B: Hainan
C: Sichuan
D: Jilin
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: FAW’s southernmost production facility is located on Hainan Island, a southern vacation spot in China.

58: Which vehicle-producing division of FAW was originally the Sichuan Bus Company?
A: FAW Jilin
B: Chengdu FAW Automobile Co Ltd
C: FAW Car Co Ltd
D: FAW Bus and Coach
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Chengdu FAW Automobile Co Ltd, originally known as the Sichuan Bus Company, produces Huaxi brand buses.

59: What is the name of the FAW Group subsidiary that produces military vehicles?
A: FAW Bus and Coach
B: Harbin Light Vehicle Factory
C: FAW Jiefang
D: FAW Jilin
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The Harbin Light Vehicle Factory, a FAW Group subsidiary, originally produced military vehicles before partnering with FAW.

60: What milestone did FAW achieve in 2003 regarding a joint venture with a US-based design firm?
A: Establishing a joint venture with General Motors
B: Establishing a joint venture with Volkswagen
C: Establishing Silk-FAW Automotive
D: Establishing a joint venture with Toyota
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Silk-FAW Automotive, a 2003 joint venture between FAW and US-based design firm Silk EV, focuses on producing high-end luxury hybrid sports cars.

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