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

The Seychelles are an island nation in which ocean?

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

In what part of the world did bananas originate?

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

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

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

In which country could you visit Tongariro National Park?

1. England
2. New Zealand
3. Zambia

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

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

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

What is a gaucho?

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

Nairobi is that capital of which African country?

1. Ethiopia
2. Morocco
3. Kenya

Roughly how many Caribbean islands are there?

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

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

1. Rhine
2. Thames
3. Seine

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

1. Paris
2. London
3. Vienna

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

1. Hamburg
2. Frankfurt
3. Munich

What artificial waterway links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?

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

What sport is played at Lords in London?

1. Cricket
2. Tennis
3. Golf

Which of these animals can only be found in Africa?

1. Leopard
2. Elephant
3. Zebra

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

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

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

1. Australia
2. Asia
3. Antarctica

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

1. Europe
2. Asia
3. South America

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

Used widely in Indian cooking, what is a Tandoor?

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

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

1. 7
2. 27
3. 14

What is the official language of Brazil?

1. English
2. Portuguese
3. Spanish

All 25 questions completed!

Ultimate traveler quiz – Part 7

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