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.

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

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

Garuda is the national airline of which country?

1. Guyana
2. Indonesia
3. Cook Islands

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. Pretoria and Durban
3. Durban and Cape Town

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

1. Germany
2. Scotland
3. France

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

1. Japan
2. Italy
3. India

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

1. Rome
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. P&O
3. Royal Caribbean International

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

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

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

Incheon International Airport is the largest airport in which country?

1. India
2. Japan
3. South Korean

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

1. New York
2. London
3. Paris

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

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

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

1. Melbourne
2. Hobart
3. Auckland

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. United States of America
2. Italy
3. France

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

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

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

1. 1984
2. 1994
3. 2004

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. Symphony Of the Seas
3. RMS Queen Mary

What type of plane is pictured below?

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

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

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

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

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

All 20 questions completed!


The ultimate transport quiz

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