|These are just some of the questions that a Salesman for Ford Motor
Company has to answer to become "certified" to sell the Thunderbird.
In the instructions it says that the exam is "personalized for you" which
means that there is probably a larger database of questions and each test
is different for each salesman that takes the Thunderbird exam. There
are 25 questions below. If you have come across another "certification"
exam for some other sales personnel for the Thunderbird, contact
me. Figured that it's kind of late now for Ford to be coming
out with this exam.
Now for the fun. How well can you answer these questions?
1. What is a benefit of Thunderbird's front and rear stabilizer
bars on its short- and long arm suspension system?
A. Reduced whine and lowered engine noise due to encasement.
of the suspension components
B. Enhanced towing capacity and power to rear wheels
C. Quicker steering response and enhanced ride and handling characteristics
D. Reduced unsprung weight for improved road feel
2. What is a benefit of Thunderbird's drop side glass?
A. Helps reduce NVH and provides protection from weather and
wind noise intrusion.
3. What is a benefit of Thunderbird's perforated leather tuck-and-roll
seat inserts? :
B. Reduces the risk of window damage in the event of a side impact
C. Improves ventilation: to the passenger compartment
D. greatly increases the long-term durability of power window functions
A. They better "grip" the driver for an enhanced performance
4. Thunderbird's ABS system makes use of Electronic Brake Force
Distribution. What ls the benefit of Electronic Brake Force Distribution?
B. They feature a easygoing function for enhanced comfort during long
C. They provide cooler seating and a relaxed, sporty appearance.
D. They contain heating coils which can be activated with a dash mounted
A. Controls braking between the front and rear wheels at alternate
5. What feature ensures co convenient and protective storage of the removable
B. Monitors each wheel individually but controls them as a single
unit to prevent wheel lock-up.
C. Controls the front wheels individually and the rear wheels as a
pair to prevent wheel lock-up.
D. Enables all four tires to give the maximum amount of braking pressure
they are capable of generating under a variety of loads.
A. Top folds for easy trunk storage
6. What ts a benefit of Thunderbird's exhaust system?
B. in-dealership complimentary winter storage
C. Solid SMC construction
D. A collapsible storage cart and cover
A. It ls smaller than conventional exhaust systems for lowered
7. The Thunderbird system that it improves traction on slippery
or loose driving surfaces by using a combination of brake and/or engine
B. It was designed with a dual inlet air cleaner system for more power
C. It is totally constructed of aluminum for increased durability and
D. Its side exhaust design provides a unique, muscular appearance
A. Anti-lock braking system
B. All Speed traction Control
C. Electronic Brake Force Distribution
D. Electronic Speed Control
8. Thunderbird's Short- and Long-Arm front suspension makes
extensive use of aluminum. What is a benefit of using this type of material?
A. Lowered build costs that contribute to greater overall
9. What feature of the convertible top and removable top provides
positive water and wind sealing and prevents aerodynamically induced window
B. Low unsprung weight for enhanced ride and handling characteristics
C. Better anti-lift properties under hard braking
D. Higher weight for improved vehicle stability
A. Reinforced steel B-pillar
B. Acrylic fabric convertible top construction
C. Motor driven hydraulic cylinders
D. U-channel rubber weather strip
10. Thunderbird's true touring car handling is, in part, the
result of its rear wheel drive configuration. What is a benefit of rear
A. The elimination of torque steer
B. Improved traction control and lowered unsprung weight
C. The isolation of tire loads to the rear wheels only
D. Less complexity in the drivetrain configuration for lowered potential
11. How many people are recommended to be involved when installing
or removing Thunderbird removable top?
12. What colors are available for Thunderbird's removable top?
A. All exterior body colors and Performance White
13. Thunderbird's automatic temperature control system features dual
sunload sensors. What ls the function of dual sunload sensors
B. Midnight Black only
C. Performance White only : .
D. Exterior body color only
A. They monitor ultraviolet light levels to the passenger
compartment add warn the passengers when levels are too high
B. They automatically opaque the windshield as sunload increases
C. They help clear frost and condensation from the windshield in inclement
D. They read sunload differences between the driver and passenger sides
of the vehicle for better control of the dual zone system
14. Where ls thunderbird's rocker-type convertible top switch
located on the vehicle?
A. On the left-hand side of the steering column
15. The 2002 Thunderbird's styling cues as well as its heritage
and image, are carried over from what previous Thunderbird models?
B. In the glove compartment
C. Above the audio controls
D. On the bottom of the instrument panel center stack
A. 1955 - 1957
B. 1959 - 1963
C. 1977 - 1981
D. 1995 - 1998
16. What interior features are treated with body color accents
in the Full Interior
. Color Accent Option Package?
A. Steering wheel, air vents, dashboard, audio controls,
map pockets, parking brake, retractable top and carpet
B. Rear seats, floor mats, upholders, glove compartment, brake
and accelerator pedals
C. Seat insert, top of the steering wheel and gearshift knob.
lower instrument panel, lower console and door trim
D. Seating surfaces, center console, audio controls, gauge cluster,
grab handles and rear map pockets
17. When Thunderbird comes equipped with a removable top,...
A. It cannot be equipped with a convertible top
.. . . .
B. It can be ordered with an optional convertible top.
C. It features a convertible top is its inside lining.
D. It still comes equipped with a convertible top
18. What components of the Thunderbird are constructed of durable
A. Front and rear fascias
19. If customers want the partial Interior Color Accent Option Package
on their Thunderbird, witch of the following exterior colors can they choose
B. All exterior body panels
C. Hood? front fender. decklid and upper back finish panel
D. Doors and rocker panels
A. Whisper White, Evening Black or Sage 6reen
20. What is the only available Thunderbird transmission?
B. Thunderbird Blue, Torch. Red or Inspiration Yellow
C. Satin Black, Colorado Red or Performance White
D. Egg Yolk Yellow, Toreador Red or Sage Green
A. 4-speed automatic transmission
21. Thunderbird's engine combines excellent performance and good
B. 5-speed automatic transmission with overdrive
C. 6-speed manual transmission .
D. 5-speed manual transaxle ::
What are this engine's horsepower and torque output?
A. 252 horsepower at 6100 rpm and 261 lb.-ft. of torque
at 4300 rpm
: - ~
B. 300 horsepower at 4400 rpm and 315 lb.-ft. of torque at 3700
C. 185 horsepower at ~ rpm and 214 lb.-ft. of torque at 5300
D. 247 horsepower at 5000 rpm and 281 lb.-ft. of torque at 4100
22. What is a benefit of the no-cost optional supplemental parking
A. They can be left on when the vehicle is parked without
draining the battery
23. Which of the following statements is true of Thunderbird's side-impact
B. They dramatically improve the look of the front fascia -
C. They illuminate the interior of the Vehicle as soon as the
doors are unlocked
D. They light up the area surrounding the door when the door
A. They protect only the head in side collisions :
24. Which of the following is a feature of Thunderbird's convertible
B. They are located on the inside of the door panel
C. They are equlpped standard on all models - :
D. They are only available on Deluxe models -
A. It is powered by dual motor, spring loaded retraction
B. It features three layer fabric for acoustic and thermal insulation.
C. It can be removed easily by using a hidden zipper. system
accessible from the trunk.
D. It is constructed of 100 percent wool for optimum moisture
25. In addition to quality and reliability, 2002 Thunderbird meets
the highest standards for which of the following?
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B. Towing capacity