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

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

1. 7
2. 14
3. 27

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

1. South America
2. Europe
3. Asia

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

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

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

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

Used widely in Indian cooking, what is a Tandoor?

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

Nairobi is that capital of which African country?

1. Kenya
2. Ethiopia
3. Morocco

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

1. Cardiff
2. Edinburgh
3. London

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

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

How many countries does China share a land border with?

1. 14
2. 9
3. 4

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

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

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

1. Asia
2. Antarctica
3. Australia

The Seychelles are an island nation in which ocean?

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

In which country could you visit Tongariro National Park?

1. Zambia
2. New Zealand
3. England

What artificial waterway links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?

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

Which of these animals can only be found in Africa?

1. Elephant
2. Leopard
3. Zebra

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 French capital, Paris, is situated on which river?

1. Rhine
2. Seine
3. Thames

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

1. Paris
2. London
3. Vienna

What is the official language of Brazil?

1. English
2. Spanish
3. Portuguese

What sport is played at Lords in London?

1. Cricket
2. Golf
3. Tennis

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. Dubai
2. New York
3. Hong Kong

In what part of the world did bananas originate?

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

What is a gaucho?

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

Roughly how many Caribbean islands are there?

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

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

1. Hamburg
2. Munich
3. Frankfurt

All 25 questions completed!


Ultimate traveler quiz – Part 7

Want more quizzes and the chance to win a $250 travel voucher...

Subscribe to our weekly travel newsletter, featuring travel tips, destinations, quizzes, photos and more and go into the draw to win a monthly travel voucher to use towards your next escape!
Don`t worry, we don`t spam

MyNext Escape

MyNext Escape is your online escape destination. Whether you are looking for travel tips or new destinations, a fun travel quiz or the chance to have your say, your in the right place, plus you can win prizes just for being a member.