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Travel Trivia Quiz Questions with Answers About Travel Destinations

 

Free travel trivia quiz and answers for interesting destinations.

 

Travel Trivia Quiz Questions with Answers About Travel Destinations

Is Scandinavia in the north or south of Europe?
A: North

Which Arctic country's Finnish name is Lapin Li?
A: Lapland

The Straight of Gibraltar connects the Atlantic Ocean with which Sea?
A: Mediterranean

Which country is also called the Hellenic Republic?
A: Greece

What is Europe's most mountainous country?
A: Switzerland

In Norway, a fjord is made up largely of what?
A: Water

 

The island of Rhodes belongs to which Mediterranean country?
A: Greece

Euro tunnel links which two countries?
A: England and France

The Left Bank generally refers to the Left Bank of the Seine in which city?
A: Paris

Okinawa is a volcano in which country?
A: Japan

What is the largest country in South America?
A: Brazil

What was the ancient city, carved out of red rock in Jordan, that was forgotten by Europeans until the 19th century?
A: Petra.

Which of the Seven Wonders of the World was at Ephesus?
A: The Temple of Artemis

 

What was the original purpose of the leaning tower of Pisa?
A: Bell Tower

What island in San Francisco Bay was the site of an almost escape-proof prison?
A: Alcatraz.

What was the former site of the two temples celebrating Ramses II and Nefertari, before they were moved because of flooding by the waters of the Aswan High Dam?
A: Abu Simbel

Where is the Valley of the Kings, the scene of a terrorist attack in 1997?
A: Egypt.

What was Ho Chi Minh City before it was called Ho Chi Minh City?
A: Saigon

To the nearest thousand, how many islands does Indonesia have?
A: 13

Which country contains the Biblical rivers of the Tigris and the Euphrates?
A: Iraq

What was St. Petersburg called for most of the 20th century?
A: Leningrad.

 

Which country lies to the north of Austria and to the south of Poland?
A: Czech Republic

What name is given to the popular holiday area between Marseille and La Spezia?
A: Riviera

How tall is the Eiffel Tower?
A: 984 feet.

Archaeologists believe they have located the burial site of Boudicca, the British queen who led a bloody revolt against Roman rule in the first century A.D. Where is it?
A: Under Platform 8 of the King's Cross Railway Station in London.

What Middle Eastern country's name includes the name of it's first ruler?
A: Saudi Arabia. Ruler Abd al-Aziz ibn Saud unified his dual kingdoms of Hejaz and Nejd and their dependencies under the name Saudi Arabia in 1932.

What is the name of Moscow's largest department store?
A: GUM

What country has more volcanoes than any other?
A: Indonesia. It has 167 of the 850 active volcanoes known in the world.

 

What is Tivoli Gardens?
A: Tivoli Gardens is an amusement park and pleasure garden in Copenhagen, Denmark.

When did Tivoli Gardens park open?
A: On 15 August 1843 and is the second-oldest operating amusement park in the world, after Dyrehavsbakken in nearby Klampenborg, also in Denmark.

How many visitors did Tivoli have in 2017?
A: 4.6 million.

Tivoli is the second-most popular seasonal amusement park in the world after what?
A: Europa-Park.

Tivoli is the most-visited theme park in Scandinavia and the fifth most-visited theme park in Europe, only behind whom?
A: Disneyland Park, Europa-Park, Walt Disney Studios Park and Efteling.

The park is best known for it’s what?
A: Its wooden roller coaster, Rutschebanen, or as some people call it, Bjergbanen (The Mountain Coaster), built in 1914.

Another roller coaster, the Demon, features an Immelmann loop, a vertical loop, and a zero-G roll all during the ride time of just how long?
A: One minute and forty six seconds.

 

In 2017, Tivoli Gardens added an optional “what” to the ride?
A: Virtual reality experience, simulating a flight through ancient China, along with encounters with dragons and demons.

When did the well-known swing ride, The Star Flyer, open in Tivoli?
A: In 2006.

How high is it?
A: 80 meters (260 feet) high.

It was built by the Australian company Funtime, and it offers what?
A: Panoramic views of the city.

On 1 May 2009, Tivoli Gardens opened what new ride?
A: The new ride Vertigo, a looping plane ride where the rider pilots the ride, able to control the plane.