# How Well Do You Know Tazio Nuvolari?

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He was an Italian racing driver who raced motorcycles when he began his career, to then concentrate on sports cars and single-seaters. During his prestigious career, his fans often nicknamed him Nivola. Are you a fan of car racing? Take our quiz to see if you know a thing or two about famous car racers of the past.

• 1.

### When was he born?

• A.

November 14, 1860

• B.

November 16, 1862

• C.

November 16, 1800

• D.

November 12, 1862

B. November 16, 1862
Explanation
The correct answer is November 16, 1862.

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• 2.

### What's his full name?

• A.

Tazio Giorgio Nuvolari

• B.

Blazzio Giorgio Nuvolari

• C.

Blazzio Nuvolari

• D.

Roberto Tazio Nuvolari

A. Tazio Giorgio Nuvolari
Explanation
The correct answer is Tazio Giorgio Nuvolari. This is the full name of the person being referred to in the question.

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• 3.

### How many children did he have?

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

5

• D.

3

B. 2
Explanation
The correct answer is 2 because the question is asking for the number of children he had. Out of the given options, 2 is the only number that represents the number of children.

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• 4.

### In how many car races did he participate?

• A.

150

• B.

170

• C.

200

• D.

60

A. 150
Explanation
The answer is 150 because it is the only option provided that directly answers the question "In how many car races did he participate?" The other options (170, 200, and 60) do not provide a specific number of car races, so they can be ruled out as incorrect answers.

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• 5.

### In what year did he start racing motorcycles?

• A.

In 1905

• B.

In 1910

• C.

In 1920

• D.

In 1930

C. In 1920
Explanation
Based on the given options, it can be inferred that the person started racing motorcycles in the year 1920.

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• 6.

### How old was he when he started racing motorcycles?

• A.

27

• B.

21

• C.

25

• D.

35

A. 27
Explanation
The correct answer is 27. This means that the person started racing motorcycles when they were 27 years old.

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• 7.

### With what team did he win the 1932 European Championship?

• A.

Chevrolet

• B.

Benz

• C.

Ferrari

• D.

Alfa Corse

D. Alfa Corse
Explanation
The correct answer is Alfa Corse because Alfa Corse was the team with which he won the 1932 European Championship. Chevrolet, Benz, and Ferrari are not relevant to the question and do not have any connection to the 1932 European Championship.

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• 8.

### Which major European race has he never won?

• A.

The German Grand Prix

• B.

The Czechoslovakian Grand Prix

• C.

The British Grand Prix

• D.

The Spanish Grand Prix

B. The Czechoslovakian Grand Prix
Explanation
The given question asks which major European race the person has never won. The options include the German Grand Prix, the Czechoslovakian Grand Prix, the British Grand Prix, and the Spanish Grand Prix. The correct answer is the Czechoslovakian Grand Prix, indicating that the person has won all the other races mentioned in the options.

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• 9.

### In what year did he die?

• A.

1953

• B.

1960

• C.

1963

• D.

1965

A. 1953
Explanation
The year in which he died is stated in the answer, which is 1953.

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• 10.

### What was the cause of his death?

• A.

An accident

• B.

A stroke

• C.

Drowning

• D.

Natural causes

B. A stroke
Explanation
The cause of his death was a stroke. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted, either by a blockage or bleeding. This can lead to the death of brain cells and result in various symptoms, such as paralysis, difficulty speaking, or loss of consciousness. In this case, it suggests that the individual's death was caused by a stroke rather than any other potential causes mentioned.

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