Ultimate traveler quiz – Part 7

Time for another round of the general knowledge travel quiz, with questions ranging from famous artificial canals through to which European city is home to the world’s oldest zoo. There are 25 Questions designed to challenge your general travel knowledge. We think 18/25 will be a good score. Good luck

What is the official language of Brazil?

1. Portuguese
2. English
3. Spanish

Roughly how much of the earth's surface is covered in water?

1. 51%
2. 91%
3. 71%

Which of these animals can only be found in Africa?

1. Elephant
2. Leopard
3. Zebra

In what part of the world did bananas originate?

1. South East Asia
2. Europe
3. South America

Tabasco sauce was created and is still produced in which country?

1. Mexico
2. Brazil
3. United States of America

Which European capital city is home to the world's oldest zoo?

1. Vienna
2. Paris
3. London

Built by the pharaoh Ramses II in the 13th century BCE, what happened to the Abu Simbel temple complex in 1968?

1. It was buried by a sandstorm
2. It was destroyed by an earthquake
3. It was relocated, to make way for a water reservoir

What sport is played at Lords in London?

1. Cricket
2. Golf
3. Tennis

The French capital, Paris, is situated on which river?

1. Seine
2. Rhine
3. Thames

How many countries does China share a land border with?

1. 4
2. 14
3. 9

Which iconic Italian structure was completed in 1372, 199 years after it begun?

1. The Colosseum
2. The Leaning Tower of Pisa
3. Florence Cathedral

The Straits of Magellan is a sea passage through which continent?

1. Europe
2. South America
3. Asia

Irvine Welsh's novel Trainspotting (1993) is set in which UK city?

1. London
2. Cardiff
3. Edinburgh

What artificial waterway links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?

1. The Suez Canal
2. Panama Canal
3. The Cape May Canal

Nairobi is that capital of which African country?

1. Morocco
2. Kenya
3. Ethiopia

Used widely in Indian cooking, what is a Tandoor?

1. An oven
2. A spice
3. A utensil for stirring

How many years did it take to build New York's Brooklyn Bridge?

1. 7
2. 27
3. 14

The Don Juan Pond, the most salty body of water on earth, is located on which continent?

1. Australia
2. Asia
3. Antarctica

In which country could you visit Tongariro National Park?

1. New Zealand
2. Zambia
3. England

The Oktoberfest beer festival is held every year in which German city?

1. Frankfurt
2. Munich
3. Hamburg

Which city has the most sky scrappers? A skyscraper is a continuously habitable high-rise building that has over 40 floors and is taller than approximately 150 m (492 ft).

1. Hong Kong
2. New York
3. Dubai

The Virgin Islands in the Caribbean are split between which two countries?

1. France and the USA
2. Netherlands and France
3. The USA and UK

The Seychelles are an island nation in which ocean?

1. The Indian Ocean
2. The Pacific Ocean
3. The Atlantic Ocean

What is a gaucho?

1. A South American horsemen
2. A cloak worn in North Africa
3. A cold Spanish soup

Roughly how many Caribbean islands are there?

1. Around 700
2. Around 70
3. Around 7,000

All 25 questions completed!


Ultimate traveler quiz – Part 7

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