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Ultimate traveler quiz – Part 10

Time for another round of the general knowledge travel quiz, with questions ranging from cruise ships that have been named after Queen’s to obscure capital cities. There are 20 questions designed to challenge your general travel knowledge. We think 14/20 would be the score to beat. Good luck

How many of the 28 European Union member countries use the euro as their official currency?

19
24
14

What travels at 340 metres per second?

Shinkansen bullet train
Airbus A380 aircraft
Sound

What Asian capital is known to locals as Krung Thep, roughly translated as City of Angels?

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Hanoi, Vietnam
Bangkok, Thailand

Famous for its history of hippie subculture and named for a street intersection, where is Haight-Ashbury?

Washington D.C.
Chicago
San Francisco

Now a popular archaeological tourist destination, how was the town of Herculaneum in Italy destroyed?

Earthquake
Flood
Volcano

In 2018, what country declared soto, rendang, nasi goreng, satay and gado-gado as its national foods?

Thailand
Indonesia
Malaysia

What is obala in Croatia, sahil in Turkey, kuste in Germany and cote in France?

Mountain
Lake
Coast

On which Australian island would you visit to take a selfie with a Quokka?

Rottnest Island
Kangaroo Island
Hamilton Island

In which state or territory does the Lennard River run through the Windjana Gorge in Napier Range?

Western Australia
Northern Territory
Tasmania

The US dam that borders Nevada and Arizona, creating lake Mead, is named after which former US president?

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
Herbert Hoover

Which of these is NOT one of so-called Big Five African game animals?

Leopard
Hippopotamus
Rhinoceros

In which country would you find the famous infinity pool atop the Marina Bay Sands pictured below?

https://www.istockphoto.com/au/photo/infinity-pool-singapore-gm959924680-262134503
Thailand
Singapore
Malaysia

In which country is the 182-metre tall Statue of Unity, the tallest statue in the world?

Dubai
Russia
India

Which Queen is NOT a Cunard cruise ship?

Queen Victoria
Queen Anne
Queen Elizabeth

Where are you if everyone you meet greets you with a huge smile and says Bula?

Thailand
Fiji
Tahiti

Milford Sound and the Cleddau River in New Zealand are named after similar geographical features in which country?

Norway
Wales
Iceland

In what city can you see the Magna Carta at Chapter House and the cathedral with the tallest spire in the UK?

Leeds
Salisbury
Bristol

Believed to have inspired Arendelle in the animated movie Frozen, in which country is the village of Hallstatt?

Norway
Austria
Switzerland

In which country can explore the Skeleton Coast, the Sossusvlei sand dunes and the capital Windhoek?

Namibia
Tanzania
Madagascar

In which city do people use an Oyster card to get around?

New York
London
Sydney

All 20 questions completed!


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Ultimate traveler quiz – Part 10

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