Pro Cycling Season 2015 Quiz

Now that the cycling season is over it’s time to test yourself on the races of 2015 with the Just Pro Cycling Quiz. There will be a shortage of two-wheeled action over the next few months but plenty of racing to look back on. The questions are grouped into five categories of increasing difficulty- apologies in advance for question 25. Answers at the bottom!

(Category 4)

  1. Who won the Points Jersey at this year’s Giro d’Italia?
  2. Who was France’s highest finisher at the Tour de France?
  3. Which Team Sky rider won E3 Harelbeke?
  4. Who won the prologue at the Tour de France?
  5. Which Spaniard won La Flèche Wallonne for the third time in his career?

(Category 3)

  1. Who won Strade Bianche?
  2. Who was the third Orica-GreenEDGE rider to lead the Giro after Simon Gerrans and Michael Matthews?
  3. Which MTN-Qhubeka rider won a stage of the Tour de France?
  4. Which Cofidis rider won two stages of the Criterium du Dauphine?
  5. Which former winner finished 5th at this year’s Giro d’Italia?

(Category 2)

  1. Which one day classic was won by Andre Greipel?
  2. How many Grand Tour stages did Mikel Landa win this year in total?
  3. Which UCI World Tour race did Katusha claim a 1-2 in the final GC?
  4. Who finished second behind John Degenkolb at Paris-Roubaix?
  5. Who led the Vuelta a Espana at the start of Stage 17’s Individual Time Trial?

Greipel


(Category 1)

  1. Which Dutchman finished third at the Eneco Tour?
  2. Which rider led Paris-Nice going into the final time-trial but ended up 6th overall?
  3. Who came third at Il Lombardia behind Vincenzo Nibali and Daniel Moreno?
  4. Who was Movistar’s highest finisher at the Giro d’Italia?
  5. Which Etixx-Quick Step rider lost the Tour of California by 3 seconds to Peter Sagan?

(HC)

  1. Which Lampre-Merida rider came fifth at Milan-San Remo?
  2. Which Italian finished 22nd at the Giro d’Italia and 24th at the Vuelta a Espana?
  3. Who finished fourth at both the Amstel Gold Race and Liege-Bastogne-Liege?
  4. Which Spaniard finished fourth in the Vuelta a Andalucia before claiming top 20 finishes at both the Giro and Vuelta?
  5. Which CCC-Sprandi-Polkowice rider finished 7th on the Queen Stage of the Tour de Suisse into Solden?

Hirt + Thomas


ANSWERS BELOW


Answers: 1. Giacomo Nizzolo 2. Romain Bardet 3. Geraint Thomas 4. Rohan Dennis 5. Alejandro Valverde 6. Zdenek Stybar 7. Simon Clarke 8. Steve Cummings 9. Nacer Bouhanni 10. Ryder Hesjedal 11. Vattenfall Cyclassics 12. Three 13. Tour de Romandie 14. Greg Van Avermaet 15. Joaquim Rodriguez 16. Wilco Keldermann 17. Tony Gallopin 18. Thibaut Pinot 19. Andrey Amador 20. Julian Alaphillipe 21 Nicolo Bonifazio 22. Diego Rosa 23. Rui Costa 24. Mikel Nieve 25. Jan Hirt 

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2 thoughts on “Pro Cycling Season 2015 Quiz

  1. I don’t see enough cycling quizzes so was inspired to create one!

    Thanks for the comment, number 25 was a bit ridiculous to be honest… was re-watching a lot of cycling at the time.

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