Land Rover Trivia Questions and Answers

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1: When was Jaguar Land Rover Automotive PLC founded?
A: 2005
B: 2008
C: 2010
D: 2013
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Jaguar Land Rover Automotive PLC was founded on 18 January 2008.

2: Where is Jaguar Land Rover’s headquarters located?
A: Manchester, UK
B: Whitley, Coventry, UK
C: London, UK
D: Birmingham, UK
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The headquarters are located in Whitley, Coventry, United Kingdom.

3: Which company acquired Jaguar Land Rover in 2008?
A: BMW
B: Ford Motor Company
C: Tata Motors
D: Volkswagen
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Motors acquired Jaguar Land Rover from Ford Motor Company in 2008.

4: How many employees did Jaguar Land Rover have in 2020?
A: 25,000
B: 30,000
C: 39,787
D: 45,000
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: In 2020, Jaguar Land Rover employed 39,787 people.

5: What is the principal activity of Jaguar Land Rover Limited?
A: Production of aircraft
B: Real estate development
C: Design, development, manufacture, and sale of vehicles
D: IT consulting
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Jaguar Land Rover Limited’s principal activity is the design, development, manufacture, and sale of vehicles.

6: Which brand was acquired by Land Rover from BMW in 2000?
A: Mercedes
B: Rover
C: Lamborghini
D: Bentley
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: BMW sold the Rover brand to Land Rover (later owned by Ford) in 2000.

7: What type of vehicles does Jaguar Land Rover primarily produce?
A: Motorcycles
B: Luxury vehicles and sport utility vehicles
C: Commercial trucks
D: Bicycles
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Jaguar Land Rover focuses on luxury vehicles and sport utility vehicles.

8: Which new Jaguar model required the hiring of additional 1,500 staff at the Halewood plant in 2011?
A: Range Rover Evoque
B: Jaguar XE
C: Jaguar XF
D: Land Rover Discovery
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: The new Range Rover Evoque model led to the hiring of additional staff.

9: By what year does Jaguar Land Rover aim to have all-electric or hybrid powertrains in their vehicles?
A: 2022
B: 2025
C: 2030
D: 2040
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Jaguar Land Rover announced that by the 2025 model year, their Jaguar range will be fully electric.

10: What year did Jaguar Land Rover introduce the new “JLR” wordmark?
A: 2019
B: 2021
C: 2023
D: 2024
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The “JLR” wordmark was introduced in 2023.

11: Which plant is known for producing the Jaguar F-Pace?
A: Castle Bromwich, Birmingham
B: Halewood, Merseyside
C: Solihull, West Midlands
D: Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The Solihull plant produces the Jaguar F-Pace.

12: Which part of Tata Group is the ultimate parent of Jaguar Land Rover Automotive PLC?
A: TML Holdings Pte. Ltd., Singapore
B: Tata Steel
C: Tata Consultancy Services
D: Tata Chemicals
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: TML Holdings Pte. Ltd., Singapore, is the immediate parent.

13: Who is the Chief Creative Officer of Jaguar Land Rover as of 2024?
A: Thierry Bolloré
B: Ralf Speth
C: Adrian Mardell
D: Gerry McGovern
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Gerry McGovern is the Chief Creative Officer.

14: In what year did Ford acquire the Land Rover brand?
A: 1990
B: 2000
C: 2004
D: 2008
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Ford acquired Land Rover in 2000 from BMW.

15: Which Jaguar Land Rover engine facility was officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2014?
A: Solihull, West Midlands
B: Castle Bromwich, Birmingham
C: Engine Manufacturing Centre, Wolverhampton
D: Halewood, Merseyside
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The Engine Manufacturing Centre in Wolverhampton was opened by the Queen.

16: In 2016, Jaguar Land Rover overtook which car manufacturer to become the biggest car manufacturer in the UK?
A: Toyota
B: Ford
C: Nissan
D: Volkswagen
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Jaguar Land Rover became the biggest car manufacturer in the UK, overtaking Nissan in 2016.

17: How many vehicles did Jaguar Land Rover sell in the year ending 31 March 2013?
A: 320,000
B: 374,636
C: 400,500
D: 450,000
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Jaguar Land Rover sold 374,636 vehicles by the year ending 31 March 2013.

18: What historic use was there for the current Jaguar Land Rover site in Gaydon, Warwickshire?
A: Farm
B: RAF bomber base
C: School
D: Hospital
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The Gaydon site was formerly an RAF bomber base.

19: What major financial issue did Jaguar Land Rover face in 2018?
A: A fire in the main factory
B: Decline in sales due to Brexit
C: New emissions standards
D: A 50% drop in sales in China
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Jaguar Land Rover faced a significant financial issue with a 50% drop in sales in China in 2018.

20: Which Jaguar Land Rover subsidiary was created specifically for development related to special vehicles?
A: Halewood operations
B: Bowler Motors
C: SVO (Special Vehicle Operations)
D: Castle Bromwich team
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The SVO was created to focus on special vehicle operations.

21: What year did Jaguar Land Rover confirm they would start developing electric drive units with BMW?
A: 2015
B: 2017
C: 2019
D: 2021
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: JLR confirmed collaboration with BMW on electric drive units in 2019.

22: Where was the first international expansion factory opened by Jaguar Land Rover for manufacturing vehicles?
A: India
B: China
C: Brazil
D: USA
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The first factory outside the UK was opened in China.

23: What historic feature is associated with the Castle Bromwich Assembly plant?
A: It was once a castle
B: A royal palace was located here
C: Spitfires were built during WWII
D: It was a Ford plant historically
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Spitfires were built here during World War II.

24: Who was the CEO of Jaguar Land Rover from 2010 to 2020?
A: Thierry Bolloré
B: Ratan Tata
C: Adrian Mardell
D: Sir Ralf Speth
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Sir Ralf Speth served as CEO from 2010 to 2020.

25: What did the joint venture between Jaguar Land Rover and Chery include in 2012?
A: Building sports cars
B: Developing agricultural machinery
C: Manufacture of vehicles and engines, and establishing a R&D facility
D: Joint production of luxury yachts
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The joint venture with Chery included vehicle and engine manufacturing and R&D facility setup.

26: In what country did Jaguar Land Rover establish a new engine plant in the i54 business park?
A: Germany
B: France
C: Italy
D: UK
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: The new engine plant was established in Wolverhampton, UK.

27: Which vehicle model was significantly helpful in boosting Jaguar Land Rover’s profits in 2019?
A: Jaguar XE
B: Range Rover Evoque
C: Discovery Sport
D: F-Type
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The new Range Rover Evoque was particularly helpful in boosting profits.

28: What year did Jaguar Land Rover announce investment and new jobs at the Solihull facility?
A: 2012
B: 2015
C: 2017
D: 2019
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: In September 2011, Jaguar Land Rover announced new investment and jobs at Solihull.

29: Which iconic British car was originally produced at the Solihull plant?
A: Triumph
B: MG
C: Land Rover Defender
D: Lotus
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The iconic Land Rover Defender was originally produced at Solihull.

30: What is Jaguar Land Rover’s main product line under the Land Rover marque?
A: Sports cars
B: Hatchbacks
C: Luxury SUVs
D: Electric bikes
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Land Rover primarily produces luxury SUVs.

31: Which factory did Jaguar Land Rover acquire from Peugeot in the 1980s?
A: Castle Bromwich
B: Gaydon
C: Solihull
D: Whitley, Coventry
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: The Whitley site was acquired from Peugeot in the 1980s.

32: Where is the National Automotive Innovation Campus located?
A: University of Birmingham
B: University of Warwick
C: University of Oxford
D: University of Manchester
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The National Automotive Innovation Campus is located at the University of Warwick.

33: What was a significant impact of Brexit on Jaguar Land Rover in 2018?
A: Increase in overseas orders
B: Slump in sales
C: Need for expansion in the EU
D: Rise in raw material costs
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Sales slumped due to uncertainties relating to Brexit.

34: What unique environmental initiative did Jaguar Land Rover implement in March 2019?
A: All cars to run on water
B: Submission to AIR Index for NOx emission ratings
C: Carbon-neutral operations
D: Electric-only vehicle lineup
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Jaguar Land Rover was the first European car producer to submit new cars for AIR Index NOx ratings.

35: In which year did Jaguar Land Rover announce that all new models would have electric or hybrid powertrain options?
A: 2020
B: 2017
C: 2015
D: 2018
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: In September 2017, they announced this initiative for new models from the 2020 model year.

36: Which plant builds the Jaguar I-Pace since 2018?
A: Gaydon
B: Halewood
C: Solihull
D: Magna Steyr, Graz
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: The Magna Steyr company in Graz, Austria builds the Jaguar I-Pace since 2018.

37: When did Jaguar Land Rover cease development of the all-electric XJ saloon?
A: 2018
B: 2019
C: 2020
D: 2021
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Development ceased in 2021 due to poor sales of saloons.

38: What will be the first all-electric Land Rover model expected to launch?
A: Defender
B: Discovery Sport
C: Range Rover Sport
D: Range Rover
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: The first all-electric Land Rover vehicle will be a Range Rover model.

39: What type of facility did Jaguar Land Rover open in Shannon, Ireland?
A: Manufacturing plant
B: Research lab
C: Software engineering
D: Logistics centre
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: It’s a software engineering facility.

40: What did Tata Motors decide in mid-October 2019 regarding Jaguar Land Rover?
A: To sell JLR
B: To shut down JLR
C: To seek a partnership, maintaining control
D: To shift headquarters
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Motors considered a partnership allowing them to maintain control.

41: Which executive was appointed CEO of Jaguar Land Rover in 2023?
A: Thierry Bolloré
B: Ratan Tata
C: Adrian Mardell
D: Gerry McGovern
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Adrian Mardell was appointed CEO in 2023.

42: How many Jaguar Land Rover facilities are there in the UK?
A: 3
B: 5
C: 6
D: 8
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: There are five main facilities in the UK.

43: Which luxury car brand did Jaguar Land Rover purchase in 2019?
A: Ferrari
B: Maserati
C: Bowler Motors
D: Rolls Royce
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Bowler Motors was purchased in 2019.

44: What major change happened at Jaguar Land Rover factories in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic?
A: Entire production stopped permanently
B: Shifted to remote work
C: Factories were halted from March 20 to April 20
D: Focused on producing medical supplies
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Production was halted between March 20 and April 20.

45: For which Jaguar Land Rover model is Argentina an official manufacturing centre?
A: Range Rover Sport
B: Discovery Sport
C: Jaguar I-Pace
D: Defender
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The Discovery Sport is officially manufactured there.

46: By which year are all Jaguar vehicles planned to be fully electric?
A: 2020
B: 2022
C: 2023
D: 2025
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: All Jaguar vehicles are planned to be fully electric by the 2025 model year.

47: Which previous ownership group did Jaguar Land Rover belong to before Tata Motors?
A: Rolls Royce
B: British Leyland
C: Renault
D: Chrysler
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Jaguar and Land Rover were part of British Leyland for parts of their histories.

48: What name was given to the company merger in 2013?
A: Jaguar Rover Limited
B: Tata-JLR Limited
C: Jaguar Land Rover Limited
D: Premier Automotive Group
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The operations were merged under the name Jaguar Land Rover Limited.

49: Which company did Ford purchase Land Rover from in 2000?
A: Renault
B: Toyota
C: Volkswagen
D: BMW
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Ford purchased Land Rover from BMW in 2000.

50: How much did Tata Motors pay to acquire Jaguar Land Rover from Ford Motor Company?
A: $1.5 billion
B: $2.23 billion
C: $3 billion
D: $4.5 billion
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Motors paid $2.23 billion for the acquisition.

51: Where did the new National Automotive Innovation Campus open?
A: London
B: Birmingham
C: Manchester
D: Coventry
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: The National Automotive Innovation Campus opened at the University of Warwick, Coventry.

52: What year did Jaguar Land Rover open joint production operations with Chery in China?
A: 2012
B: 2014
C: 2016
D: 2018
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Joint operations with Chery started in 2014.

53: How many vehicles were Jaguar Land Rover sold in record year 2013?
A: 390,000
B: 425,006
C: 450,000
D: 489,923
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Jaguar Land Rover sold 425,006 vehicles in 2013.

54: What designation does the Ryton-on-Dunsmore site in Warwickshire have within JLR?
A: Headquarters
B: Special Vehicle Operations development centre
C: Research facility
D: Main production site
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Ryton-on-Dunsmore is the Special Vehicle Operations development centre.

55: What production did JLR achieve in the UK by 2016 making them the largest car manufacturer?
A: 500,000
B: 489,923
C: 480,000
D: 470,000
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: JLR produced 489,923 cars in the UK by 2016.

56: What was the historical significance of the site acquired by Jaguar Cars in Whitley, Coventry?
A: Part of a medieval castle
B: WWI airfield and missile factory
C: Site of ancient Roman ruins
D: Former royal palace grounds
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: It was formerly a WWI airfield and later a missile factory.

57: What is the ultimate goal for Jaguar Land Rover in terms of vehicle production by the 2030s?
A: 50% electric vehicles
B: Fully electric vehicle lineup
C: 80% hybrid vehicles
D: Introduction of hydrogen-fueled cars
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Jaguar Land Rover aims for a fully electric vehicle lineup by the 2030s.

58: What country is home to the Chery Jaguar Land Rover facility?
A: India
B: China
C: Brazil
D: Slovakia
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The Chery Jaguar Land Rover facility is in China.

59: Which vehicle launched Jaguar Land Rover’s electrification program in 2017?
A: Land Rover Defender
B: Range Rover Sport P400e
C: Jaguar F-Type
D: Land Rover Discovery
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The first vehicle was the Range Rover Sport P400e.

60: When did the historic merger of Jaguar and Land Rover initially occur within British Leyland?
A: 1930s
B: 1940s
C: 1968
D: 1989
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Jaguar and Land Rover first came together in 1968 under British Leyland.

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