The ultimate transport quiz

We have put together 20 questions about different types transport from around the world. With questions ranging from when they where introduced through to identifying modern wonders of the transport world, we think that 14/20 would be the score to beat. Good Luck.

The first manned hot air balloon flight took place in 1783, in what country?

1. Scotland
2. France
3. Germany

What nickname was given to the Shinkansen high-speed trains of Japan because of their appearance and speed?

1. Maglev
2. Bullet trains
3. High-speed train (HST)

Concorde's first two scheduled flights were from London and Paris in 1973. Which city was the destination of the Paris based Concorde?

1. Rio de Janerio
2. New York
3. Moscow

The Blue Train is a luxurious train service that makes a 1600 km journey across South Africa. Which two cities does it travel between?

1. Pretoria and Cape Town
2. Durban and Cape Town
3. Pretoria and Durban

Which ocean liner was retired from service in December 1967 and was sold to the city of Long Beach, California, where it still remains today?

1. Pacific Dawn
2. RMS Queen Mary
3. Symphony Of the Seas

Starting on boxing day, yachts race from Sydney Harbour to which city every year?

1. Hobart
2. Melbourne
3. Auckland

In a canal, locks are areas where:

1. You can safely park and leave your boat
2. A boat is lowered or raised from one water level to another
3. Tolls are paid

What type of plane is pictured below?

1. Airbus A380
2. Boeing 787
3. Boeing 747

Garuda is the national airline of which country?

1. Cook Islands
2. Guyana
3. Indonesia

From the countries listed below, which DOES NOT drive on the left hand side of the road?

1. India
2. Italy
3. Japan

Incheon International Airport is the largest airport in which country?

1. South Korean
2. India
3. Japan

With the tallest of its towers reaching 343 m, the Millau Viaduct is the worlds tallest bridge. In which country would you find it?

1. Italy
2. United States of America
3. France

According to world bank figures, what country has the most cars per person in the world?

1. United States of America
2. San Marino
3. Monaco

San Marino, a small republic in Northern Italy has 1,263 cars per 1,000 people.

The worlds first underground railway open in 1863 in which city?

1. Paris
2. New York
3. London

Oasis of the Seas, Freedom of the Seas and various other ships ending in 'of the Seas' are owned and operated by which company?

1. Curnard
2. Royal Caribbean International
3. P&O

The first elevator was developed in 1853, in which city would you find it?

1. Rome
2. London
3. New York

Sputnik, the first satellite to go into space was closest in size to?

1. A small car
2. A tennis ball
3. A basketball

In what year was the Channel Tunnel, connecting the UK and France opened?

1. 1994
2. 1984
3. 2004

What is the name of the supersonic plane which serviced intercontinental passengers from 1976 through 2003?

1. Concorde
2. Bullet jet
3. Lockheed SR‑71

Which station is the London terminus for Eurostar, connecting the UK to mainland Europe?

1. St Pancras International
2. Waterloo station
3. King's Cross Station

All 20 questions completed!

The ultimate transport quiz

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