CR Quiz #3 (Monday, Nov. 16, 2015) (15 Total Points)


Ave Score / quiz

Which French newspaper was the founding sponsor of the TdF? (1 Point)

A. Le Velo
B. L’Auto

Which climber was nicknamed the “Angel of the Mountains”? (2 Points)
A. Jose-Manuel Fuente (Spa)
B. Charly Gaul (Lux)
C. Federico Bahamontes (Spa)
D. Steven Rooks (Ned)
E. Richard Virenque (Fra)

In which year was the first Maillot Pois (Polka Dot Jersey) awarded in the Tour de France? (3 Points)
A. 1933
B. 1947
C. 1952
D. 1965
E. 1975
* The Polka Dot Jersey was first awarded in 1975 to Lucien Van Impe.
The first “Mountain Classification” (with no jersey awarded) started in 1933 and won by Vicente Trueba.

Who was the first overall winner of the Maillot Pois (Polka Dot Jersey) in the Tour de France? (4 Points)
A. Vicente Trueba (Spa)
B. Gino Bartali (Ita)
C. Fausto Coppi (Ita)
D. Jacques Anquetil (Fra)
E. Lucien Van Impe (Bel)

Who is the only French rider to win the final stage of the Tour de France on Bastille Day? (5 Points)
A. Louison Bobet (Fra)
B. Jacques Anquetil (Fra)
C. Bernard Thevenet (Fra)
D. Bernard Hinault (Fra)
E. Laurent Jalabert (Fra)
** July 14, 1964, Stage 22b (Final) Versailles to Paris, 27 km ITT