What do you know about the
Take this quick
Ultimate Motorcycles Challenge.
"Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
The company considers 1903 to be its year of founding by William S.
Harley, Arthur Davidson, and Walter Davidson.
WHERE was the original
- Aberdeen, Texas
- St. Louis, Missouri
- Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2) In 1907 William S. Harley graduated
from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree.
WHAT was his
- Mechanical Engineering
3. HOW many motorcycle
manufactures were there in the United States by 1911?
- Around 150
- Around 300
- Around 500
4. Before World War I, Harley-Davidson
motorcycles were used by the military in border skirmishes.
what border bandit
were the bikes used against?
- Pancho Villa
- Arthur Crosby
- Manny Ruiz
5. In 1929, Harley-Davidson made 21,000
motorcycles. The Great Depression hit.
HOW many motorcycles did
they sell that year by 1933?
- 3,703 motorcycles
- 23,703 motorcycles
- 43,703 motorcycles
6. Only two motorcycle manufacturers
survived the Great Depression.
HOW many motorcycles did Harley-Davidson
produce during World War II?
- 90,000 motorcycles
- 150,000 motorcycles
- 300,000 motorcycles
7. WHO bought the company,
streamlined production, and slashed the workforce in 1969?
- American Machinery and Foundry (AMF)
- General Motors
8. WHAT year did a group of thirteen
investors led by Vaughn Beals and Willie G. Davidson purchase
Haley-Davidson for $80 million?
9. A team of farm boys, including Ray Weishaar, who became known as the
"hog boys," consistently won
races. The group had a hog, or pig as their mascot. Following a win,
they would put the pig (a real one) on the back of their Harley and take
a victory lap.
WHAT year did this tradition start?
10. WHO was NOT an owner of
a Harley Davidson?
- Elvis Presley
- Jay Leno
- Daffy Duck