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 a gaucho?

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

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

1. Asia
2. Antarctica
3. Australia

In what part of the world did bananas originate?

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

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

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

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

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

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

1. Cardiff
2. Edinburgh
3. London

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

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

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

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

Which of these animals can only be found in Africa?

1. Elephant
2. Leopard
3. Zebra

In which country could you visit Tongariro National Park?

1. Zambia
2. England
3. New Zealand

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

1. 27
2. 7
3. 14

The Seychelles are an island nation in which ocean?

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

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

1. Europe
2. South America
3. Asia

Roughly how many Caribbean islands are there?

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

What artificial waterway links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?

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

What sport is played at Lords in London?

1. Tennis
2. Golf
3. Cricket

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

1. London
2. Vienna
3. Paris

Used widely in Indian cooking, what is a Tandoor?

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

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

1. Thames
2. Rhine
3. Seine

How many countries does China share a land border with?

1. 9
2. 14
3. 4

Nairobi is that capital of which African country?

1. Ethiopia
2. Kenya
3. Morocco

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. New York
2. Hong Kong
3. Dubai

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

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

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

1. Frankfurt
2. Hamburg
3. Munich

What is the official language of Brazil?

1. Spanish
2. English
3. Portuguese

All 25 questions completed!

Ultimate traveler quiz – Part 7

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