WONDER #2054: Why Don’t All Cars Have Fuel Doors on the Same Side?

Question 1 of 3

According to an auto manufacturer study, Americans prefer fuel doors to be placed on which side?

  1. left
  2. right
  3. rear
  4. roof

Question 2 of 3

Automotive design engineers usually locate fuel tanks opposite which vehicle system?

  1. audio
  2. exhaust
  3. tire
  4. stereo

Question 3 of 3

According to the argument based upon the economic principle of equilibrium, putting all fuel doors on the same side of all vehicles would mean what percentage of gas pumps would go unused?

  1. 10%
  2. 25%
  3. 50%
  4. 75%

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