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Which of the following is assumed to be the first motorcycle or bike ?

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Michaux-Perreaux steam velocipede
Roper steam velocipede
Butler Petrol Cycle
Hildebrand & Wolfmüller


It was made in France sometime from 1867 to 1871. In it a small Louis-Guillaume Perreaux commercial steam engine was attached to a Pierre Michaux manufactured iron framed pedal bicycle. It is one of three motorcycles claimed to be the first motorcycle, along with the Roper steam velocipede of 1867 or 1868, and the internal combustion engine Daimler Reitwagen of 1885.

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Name the inventor who exhibited the first commercial design for a self-propelled bicycle. It was a three-wheel design.

Karl Benz
Sylvester Roper
Gottlieb Daimler
Edward Butler


Known as Butler Petrol Cycle, it is accepted by many as the first British car.

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Name the motor cycle which was the world's first production motorcycle and the first to be called a motorcycle ?

Hildebrand & Wolfmüller
Triumph Motorcycles
Sokół 1000
Crocker


It was built in 1894. The first instance of the term "motor cycle" also appears in English the same year.

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Name the company which originally was a bicycle manufacturing company based in Coventry, England, began production of their first motorcycle model in 1896, available for purchase by the public ?

Royal Enfield
Excelsior
Indian
Harley-Davidson


Excelsior last manufactured a motorcycle in 1964 and folded in 1965.

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In which year, English quadricycle and bicycle maker Royal Enfield introduced its first motorcycle ?

1889
1895
1901
1905


It introduced a motorcycle with 239 cc engine mounted in the front and driving the rear wheel through a belt.

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In which year, the American company Harley-Davidson started producing motorcycles ?

1889
1896
1900
1903


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By 1920, which company was the largest manufacturer of motorcycles with their motorcycles being sold by dealers in 67 countries ?

Harley-Davidson
DKW
Indian
BMW


By the late 1920s or early 1930s, DKW in Germany took over as the largest manufacturer.

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In which year, the Indian Motorcycle factory in Springfield, Massachusetts closed and Royal Enfield took over the Indian name ?

1943
1953
1963
1973


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The first ethanol flex fuel motorcycle in the world was launched to the Brazilian market by

Yamaha
Suzuki
Honda
Kawasaki


It is launched in 2009.

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In the 21st century, the motorcycle industry is mainly dominated by

German companies
British companies
USA companies
Japanese companies


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