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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

Built by the pharaoh Ramses II in the 13th century BCE, what happened to the Abu Simbel temple complex in 1968?

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

In what part of the world did bananas originate?

South East Asia
South America
Europe

What artificial waterway links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?

The Cape May Canal
Panama Canal
The Suez Canal

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

51%
71%
91%

The Seychelles are an island nation in which ocean?

The Indian Ocean
The Atlantic Ocean
The Pacific Ocean

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

South America
Europe
Asia

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

Cardiff
Edinburgh
London

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

14
7
27

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

The Colosseum
The Leaning Tower of Pisa
Florence Cathedral

Roughly how many Caribbean islands are there?

Around 700
Around 7,000
Around 70

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

Mexico
United States of America
Brazil

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

Hamburg
Munich
Frankfurt

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

Antarctica
Australia
Asia

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

Vienna
London
Paris

Used widely in Indian cooking, what is a Tandoor?

An oven
A spice
A utensil for stirring

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

Thames
Rhine
Seine

What sport is played at Lords in London?

Cricket
Golf
Tennis

What is a gaucho?

A cold Spanish soup
A cloak worn in North Africa
A South American horsemen

How many countries does China share a land border with?

9
14
4

What is the official language of Brazil?

Spanish
English
Portuguese

Nairobi is that capital of which African country?

Morocco
Ethiopia
Kenya

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).

New York
Dubai
Hong Kong

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

France and the USA
The USA and UK
Netherlands and France

In which country could you visit Tongariro National Park?

England
Zambia
New Zealand

Which of these animals can only be found in Africa?

Elephant
Leopard
Zebra

All 25 questions completed!


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Ultimate traveler quiz – Part 7

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