Ultimate traveller quiz – Part 13

Time for another round of the general knowledge travel quiz, with questions ranging from the year the Golden Gate Bridge opened through to countries ending in -stan. There are 20 questions designed to challenge your general travel knowledge. We think 14/20 would be the score to beat. Good luck

Where does the word 'Cathay' in airline Cathay Pacific's name come from?

1. Mandarin word for 'bird'
2. Merge of founders last names
3. Archaic name for China

What is the Hawaiian word for 'goodbye'?

1. Aloha
2. Apopo
3. Mahalo

The longest stretch of straight road in Australia, 146.6 kilometres long, is in which state or territory?

1. Western Australia
2. South Australia
3. Northern Territory

Officially beginning at Torquay and ending at Allansford, how long is Victoria's Great Ocean Road?

1. 343km
2. 143km
3. 243km

The drachma is the former currency of which EU country?

1. Portugal
2. Greece
3. Malta

Based on the number of rooms, which company is the world's biggest hotel group?

1. Intercontinental
2. Accor
3. Marriott International

Ngurah Rai International Airport is the main airport for which destination?

1. Boracay, Philippines
2. Bali, Indonesia
3. Colombo, Sri Lanka

If you were staying at Lake Como, which currency should you be prepared to use?

1. Euro
2. Swiss Franc
3. United States Dollar

Which airline is celebrating 100 years of flying in 2020?

1. British Airways
2. Qantas
3. KLM

Haloumi, typically a mix of goat and sheep cheese, originates in which country?

1. Greece
2. Cyprus
3. Italy

Which of the following historic sites is the oldest?

1. The Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt
2. Angkor Wat, Cambodia
3. Machu Picchu, Peru

Which of these countries' flags does not consist of the colours red, white and blue?

1. Thailand
2. Papua New Guinea
3. Chile

After landing, flight attendants "disarm doors and ..." what?

1. Safety check
2. Cross check
3. Unlock check

Approximately what percentage of Icelanders live in the country's capital, Reykjavik?

1. 35%
2. 50%
3. 65%

Which of these pastas are not a filled style of Italian pasta?

1. Rigatoni
2. Tortellini
3. Ravioli

What is the official name of the Disney theme park in Orlando, Florida?

1. Disneyland
2. Disney's Florida Adventureland
3. Disney World

The Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage facility is located near which outback city?

1. Betoota
2. Longreach
3. Alice Springs

Based on the number of passengers, what is the world's largest cruise company?

1. Carnival
2. Royal Carribean
3. MSC Cruises

Cameron Corner, the point where three Australian state borders meet, is officialy in which state?

1. Queensland
2. South Australia
3. New South Wales

What heavenly body features on the Vietnamese flag?

1. Crescent moon
2. Star
3. Rising sun

All 20 questions completed!


Ultimate traveller quiz – Part 13

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