Tour De France Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong was born in what U.S. state?
    • A. 

      Colorado

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      New Hampshire

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 2. 
    At one point, the Tour de France stretched to how many kilometres?
    • A. 

      3,000

    • B. 

      4,834

    • C. 

      1,400

    • D. 

      5,564

  • 3. 
    How many mountain stages were included in the Tour de France 2007 course?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Eight

    • D. 

      Eleven

  • 4. 
    Where was the starting point of the Tour de France 2007?
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      Nice

    • C. 

      Madrid

    • D. 

      Paris

  • 5. 
    Who was the first British rider to wear the yellow jersey in the Tour de France?
    • A. 

      Lance Armstrong

    • B. 

      David Millar

    • C. 

      Tim Evans

    • D. 

      Tom Simpson

  • 6. 
    In 2000, what British rider won the yellow jersey in the Tour de France?
    • A. 

      David Egars

    • B. 

      David Millar

    • C. 

      Tom Simpson

    • D. 

      Duncan Paul

  • 7. 
    What French cyclist is nicknamed "The Badger"?
    • A. 

      Brian Adkins

    • B. 

      Hugh Wrigley

    • C. 

      Bernard Hinault

    • D. 

      Greg LeMond

  • 8. 
    Through 2008, which French cyclist had won the Tour de France the most times?
    • A. 

      Jean Bellay

    • B. 

      Bernard Hinault

    • C. 

      Emile Aubege

    • D. 

      Raymond Lebretton

  • 9. 
    How many Moroccan cyclists raced in the Tour de France during the 20th century?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Onw

    • C. 

      Forty

    • D. 

      Seven

  • 10. 
    During the onset of World War II, what country did not send a team to the Tour de France in 1939?
    • A. 

      Belgium

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Switzerland

  • 11. 
    In 1999, Lance Armstrong shared the yellow jersey with what other Tour de France rider?
    • A. 

      Jaan Kirsipuu

    • B. 

      Alex Zulle

    • C. 

      Mariano Piccoli

    • D. 

      Tom Steels

  • 12. 
    How many riders competed in the first Tour de France?
    • A. 

      110

    • B. 

      88

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      29

  • 13. 
    What telecommunications team won "Best Team" at the 2004 Tour de France?
    • A. 

      Sprint

    • B. 

      T-Mobile

    • C. 

      AT&T

    • D. 

      Verizon

  • 14. 
    How many individual competitions are there in the Tour de France?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Five

  • 15. 
    Tour de France champion Alberto Contador raced in the 2008 Giro d'Italia despite an injury to what?
    • A. 

      Neck

    • B. 

      Elbow

    • C. 

      Foot

    • D. 

      Back

  • 16. 
    Which rider is known for wearing out the most bike chains during a Tour de France?
    • A. 

      Chris Carmichael

    • B. 

      Lance Armstrong

    • C. 

      Alberto Contador

    • D. 

      Alexandre Villejo

  • 17. 
    How many finishers were there in the worst-ever year of the Tour de France in 1919?
    • A. 

      3 Finishers

    • B. 

      10 Finishers

    • C. 

      26 Finishers

    • D. 

      42 Finishers

  • 18. 
    Through 2008, what was the largest number of riders to wear the yellow jersey in one Tour de France?
    • A. 

      15 Riders

    • B. 

      11 Riders

    • C. 

      8 Riders

    • D. 

      10 Riders

  • 19. 
    Who had the smallest winning margin in the Tour de France during the 20th century?
    • A. 

      Greg LeMond

    • B. 

      Eddie Merckx

    • C. 

      Lance Armstrong

    • D. 

      Chris Boardman

  • 20. 
    Who held the record in 2007 for participating in the most Tour de France races?
    • A. 

      Joop Zoetemelk

    • B. 

      Laurent Fignon

    • C. 

      Lance Armstrong

    • D. 

      Greg LeMond

  • 21. 
    Between 1903 and 2007, how many French victories were there in the Tour de France?
    • A. 

      36

    • B. 

      72

    • C. 

      48

    • D. 

      12

  • 22. 
    Geo Lefevre and Henri Desgrange ran what business before concocting the idea of a Tour de France?
    • A. 

      Dry Cleaners

    • B. 

      Sports Newspaper

    • C. 

      Candy Factory

    • D. 

      Circus

  • 23. 
    Who was the first rider to win the Tour de France five times in a row?
    • A. 

      Chris Boardman

    • B. 

      Lance Armstrong

    • C. 

      Miguel Indurain

    • D. 

      Greg LeMond

  • 24. 
    In 1998, the Tour de France was rocked by what scandal?
    • A. 

      Mexican Mafia

    • B. 

      Y2K Conspiracy

    • C. 

      Festina Affair

    • D. 

      Double Dutch Drugs

  • 25. 
    What Tour de France champion was accidentally shot while hunting with a relative in 1987?
    • A. 

      Gustave Gordacci

    • B. 

      Chris Boardman

    • C. 

      Eddie Merckx

    • D. 

      Greg LeMond

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