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?
What artificial waterway links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?
Roughly how much of the earth's surface is covered in water?
The Seychelles are an island nation in which ocean?
The Straits of Magellan is a sea passage through which continent?
Irvine Welsh's novel Trainspotting (1993) is set in which UK city?
How many years did it take to build New York's Brooklyn Bridge?
Which iconic Italian structure was completed in 1372, 199 years after it begun?
The Leaning Tower of Pisa
Roughly how many Caribbean islands are there?
Tabasco sauce was created and is still produced in which country?
The Oktoberfest beer festival is held every year in which German city?
The Don Juan Pond, the most salty body of water on earth, is located on which continent?
Which European capital city is home to the world's oldest zoo?
Used widely in Indian cooking, what is a Tandoor?
The French capital, Paris, is situated on which river?
What sport is played at Lords in London?
What is a gaucho?
A cloak worn in North Africa
A South American horsemen
How many countries does China share a land border with?
What is the official language of Brazil?
Nairobi is that capital of which African country?
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).
The Virgin Islands in the Caribbean are split between which two countries?
In which country could you visit Tongariro National Park?
Which of these animals can only be found in Africa?