Ultimate traveller quiz – Part 16

Time for another round of the general knowledge travel quiz, with questions ranging from famous beaches through to airlines. There are 20 questions designed to challenge your general travel knowledge. We think 14/20 would be the score to beat. Good luck

If the Union Jack flag is flying over Buckingham Palace, what does it mean?

1. The Queen is not in residence
2. The Queen is in residence
3. A member of the royal family has died

The apex of the Sydney Harbour Bridge climb is how many metres above the harbour?

1. 67 metres
2. 98 metres
3. 134 metres

Featured in the climax of the James Bond film Goldeneye (1995), the giant Arecibo Observatory dish is on which island?

1. Cuba
2. Puerto Rico
3. Costa Rica

In Turkey, what is a katmar?

1. A dessert
2. A market stall
3. A dance

Created in 1879, which national park is Australia's oldest?

1. Barrington Tops National Park (NSW)
2. Royal National Park (NSW)
3. Mount Buffalo National Park (Vic)

In what year did the Sydney Harbour Bridge climb first open to the public?

1. 2008
2. 1998
3. 1988

Where would you (before the pandemic) find the busiest cruise ship terminal in the UK?

1. Southampton
2. Newcastle
3. Dover

Known for its canopy walk amid huge eucalypts, in which Australian state is the Valley of the Giants?

1. Victoria
2. Western Australia
3. Queensland

Which Australian airport celebrated its 100th birthday in 2019?

1. Sydney Airport
2. Longreach Airport
3. Darwin Airport

Which airline uses the tagline "A great way to fly"?

1. Singapore Airlines
2. Cathay Pacific
3. Lufthansa

Opened in 1983, what was the first Disney theme park outside the US?

1. Tokyo Disneyland
2. Hong Kong Disneyland
3. Disneyland Paris

In terms of land area, which of the following south-east Asian countries is the largest?

1. Thailand
2. Laos
3. Malaysia

Known for its volcanic peaks and sandy beaches, Moorea belongs to which island group?

1. French Polynesia
2. The Galapagos
3. The Maldives

Which of the following is NOT one of the official languages of Switzerland?

1. French
2. Italian
3. English

The birthplace of classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart can be found in which European city?

1. Salzburg, Austria
2. Bruges, Belgium
3. Bonn, Germany

Which Australian beach is famous for the beach huts pictured below?

1. Cottesloe Beach
2. Brighton Beach
3. Bondi Beach

Which of the following countries does NOT have a flag consisting of two horizontal bands, one red and one white?

1. Indonesia
2. Nigeria
3. Monaco

In which of the following destinations would you NOT find penguins in the wild?

1. Baffin Island, Canada
2. Phillip Island, Australia
3. Galapagos Islands

P&O Cruises traces its origins back to the 1800s. What does the P&O stand for ?

1. Pacific and Orient
2. Passenger and Oceanic
3. Peninsular and Oriental

The Canary Islands are in which sea or ocean?

1. Mediterranean
2. Pacific
3. Atlantic

All 20 questions completed!

Ultimate traveller quiz – Part 16

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