Yes, it will.
The engine is manufactured by Ducar and distributed by Pulsar.
No, it has a control lever like a mower - - one speed.
All carbureted engines have a choke. There is no manual choke so a type of auto-choke is on this machine.
Any 10w-30 or SAE 30 motor oil will work fine here.
Replacement string should be readily available at most stores.
The handle will need to be assembled.
The spark plug is forward facing on the engine. It is capped by the spark plug wire.
Ducar manufactures the engine.