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

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

1. Seine
2. Rhine
3. Thames

What is a gaucho?

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

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

1. Australia
2. Asia
3. Antarctica

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

1. Vienna
2. Paris
3. London

Nairobi is that capital of which African country?

1. Morocco
2. Kenya
3. Ethiopia

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

1. 7
2. 14
3. 27

The Seychelles are an island nation in which ocean?

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

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

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

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

In which country could you visit Tongariro National Park?

1. Zambia
2. New Zealand
3. England

What is the official language of Brazil?

1. English
2. Spanish
3. Portuguese

Used widely in Indian cooking, what is a Tandoor?

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

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

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

What sport is played at Lords in London?

1. Golf
2. Tennis
3. Cricket

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

Roughly how many Caribbean islands are there?

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

In what part of the world did bananas originate?

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

Which of these animals can only be found in Africa?

1. Elephant
2. Leopard
3. Zebra

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

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

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

1. Frankfurt
2. Munich
3. Hamburg

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

1. Edinburgh
2. London
3. Cardiff

How many countries does China share a land border with?

1. 9
2. 14
3. 4

What artificial waterway links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?

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

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

1. South America
2. Europe
3. Asia

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

All 25 questions completed!


Ultimate traveler quiz – Part 7

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