Tour de France

Sports Quizzes

Tour de France Questions: Round 1

  1. Who devised the very first Tour de France as a publicity stunt for his newspaper?
  2. Who won the 2016 Tour de France?
  3. Who was the first rider to win the Tour de France five times?
  4. Which champion was nicknamed “The Cannibal”?
  5. How many times did Lance Armstrong win the Tour de France?
  6. Which cyclist died on the slopes of Mont Ventoux in 1967?
  7. Where was the finish of the 2nd Stage of the 2007 Tour de France?
  8. What jersey is awarded to the best-placed Tour de France rider aged 25 or under?
  9. What jersey is worn by the King of the Mountains?
  10. Which multiple winner of the Tour de France hailed from the Basque country?

Round 1 Answers

  1. Henri Desgrange
  2. Chris Froome
  3. Jacques Anquetil
  4. Eddy Merckx
  5. Seven
  6. Tom Simpson
  7. Cantebury
  8. White jersey (maillot blanc)
  9. Polka dot (maillot pois)
  10. Miguel Indurain

Tour de France Quiz Questions: Round 2

  1. Who was the first rider to win the Tour de France three times in succession?
  2. In the post WW2 period, which Italian rider fought with his compatriot Gino Bartali for the honour of being the “campionissimo” – the champion of champions?
  3. In what year was the first Tour de France held?
  4. In which mountain range is the formidable Col du Galibier?
  5. Who was the first non-Frenchman to win the Tour de France?
  6. Which winner of the 2006 Tour de France failed a drugs test?
  7. Which Tour de France champion was nicknamed “The Professor”?
  8. Do the Tour de France riders drink from a musette or a bidon?
  9. In which year was the overall winner of the Tour de France awarded a yellow jersey for the first time?
  10. Which rider became popularly known as the “eternal second”?

Round 2 Answers

  1. Louison Bobet
  2. Fauso Coppi
  3. 1903
  4. Pyrenees
  5. Francois Faber (Luxembourg)
  6. Floyd Landis
  7. Laurent Fignon
  8. Bidon
  9. 1919
  10. Raymond Poulidor