100 Travel Trivia Questions For Your Next Zoom Quiz

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Has staying at home driven you to watching travel shows on Netflix? Do you find yourself posting travel photos from your last big trip on Facebook? Are you worried about jetting off to a foreign country and finding yourself unable to return home due to border regulations? A popular stay-at-home pastime is to host a travel trivia night with friends and family.

Fancy being a travel trivia host? Then, all you have to do is get your friends to sign up for your travel quiz party and start practising your quizmaster skills. We’ve compiled 100 travel trivia questions and answers to make things easier for you.

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Round 1 – General Travel Trivia Questions

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1- Which country is the only nation with the harp as its national emblem?

2- What is the least densely populated country or territory in the world?

3- In which country are coins with Disney, Star Wars and Pokémon characters legal tender?

4- Which country uses a calendar seven years behind the rest of the world?

5- Which country has the world’s most cricket stadiums?

6- Which country has the most time zones across its territories?

7- How many countries begin with the letter W?

8- What is the world’s richest country according to GDP per capita?

9- What is the largest continent in the world?

10- Which three countries do not use the metric system?

Round 2 – Travel Trivia Questions About History

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11- Which country has had the greatest number of capital cities?

12- What’s the world’s oldest country?

13- Which country has the highest percentage of women in parliament?

14- Which country’s official animal is the unicorn?

15- A historic event in the Middle East was the discovery of oil in 1936 in which country?

16- What is the smallest country in the world?

17- How many official languages does the United Nations have?

18- Who was the first Portuguese explorer to discover Cape Town in 1488?

19- Which famous amusement park opened in Florida in 1971?

20- The Olympics once awarded medals for art, true or false?

Round 3 – World Trivia Questions

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21- Which continent is free of snakes?

22- Which country has the most volcanic activity in the world?

23- What is the largest country in Africa by land area?

24- How many provinces are there in Canada?

25- What is the capital of Costa Rica?

26- What is Italy’s largest lake?

27- On which Caribbean Island are you able to swim with pigs?

28- Where would you find the Seven Coloured Earths?

29- Which country has the most lakes in the world?

30- Which country in South America has the world’s highest waterfall?

Round 4 – Travel Trivia Questions About Geography

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31- What is the longest river in Asia?

32- What’s the largest country in the world by area that has no rivers?

33- Where is the world’s longest unprotected border?

34- How many countries does the Nile River, the longest river in the world, pass through?

35- Which sea borders Israel and Jordan?

36- Which country has the longest coastline in the world?

37- Which mountainous country is home to the highest unclimbed mountain in the world, Gangkhar Puensum?

38- How many countries does the Equator pass through?

39- How many countries surround the Arctic Ocean?

40- Which is the only country in the world to sit within all four hemispheres?

Round 5 – US Travel Trivia Quiz

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41- What is the longest highway in the USA?

42- How many time zones are there in the USA?

43- What is the most visited tourist attraction in the USA?

44- The Empire State Building has its own zip code, true or false?

45- Which city is the Golden Gate Bridge in?

46- Which four president’s heads will you see at Mount Rushmore?

47- What is the USA’s oldest national park?

48- True or false, there are no dinosaur bones in the Grand Canyon, true or false?

49- Which US state is the legendary Pacific Coast Highway in?

50-Which is the largest state in the USA by geographical area?

Round 6 – Travel Trivia Questions About Nature

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51- The Dugong can weigh up to 1,100 pounds and is a gentle giant that is the national animal of which country?

52- What is the largest land mammal found in North America?

53- Which South American country is home to two-thirds of the Amazon rainforest?

54- What animal will you find near the North Pole but not the South Pole?

55- Which country is the Darvaza gas crater, a natural gas pit that has been on fire since 1971?

56- What is the largest rock formation in the world?

57- Which insect migrates to the highlands of Mexico in winter from the northeastern USA and southeastern Canada?

58- Which country has the highest percentage of land that is covered by forest?

59- Which Nordic country has no mosquitoes?

60-If you visited Bohemian Switzerland National Park, which European country would you be in?

Round 7 – Culture Travel Quiz Questions

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61- Which two countries have Hindi as the official language?

62- Which country has the most languages?

63- What is the only Catholic nation in Asia?

64- Which country has the world’s longest place name?

65- What is the only country on the UNESCO World Heritage site list?

66- Which was the first country to make Christianity its official religion?

67- What is the largest art museum in the world?

68- What is the world’s largest museum?

69- Which country’s national anthem has no words?

70- Which three colours are on Germany’s flag?

Round 8 – Travel Trivia Questions About Landmarks

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71- Which country is the leaning tower of Pisa?

72- Which country will you find the longest tunnel in the world?

73- What is the world’s tallest building?

74- Which country is home to the world’s largest residential palace?

75- Basilica of Our Lady of Peace is the world’s largest church. Which country is it in?

76- Around 400,000 gladiators died fighting at which Italian landmark?

77- What is the name of the famous mosque in Spain that is the country’s largest mosque and was later turned into a cathedral?

78- Which opera house was opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 20th October 1973?

79- Which famous landmark in France was the world’s tallest in 1889?

80- The Great Wall of China can be seen from space, true or false?

Round 9 – Travel Trivia Questions About World Food

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81- Where did poutine (chips with cheese curds and gravy) originate?

82 – What is the national dish of Peru?

83- What’s the popular frozen dessert in Malaysia and Singapore with grated ice glazed with rainbow-coloured syrup, condensed milk, sweet corn, red beans, nipa palm seeds and jelly?

84- Kimchi is the national dish of which countries?

85- Which country consumes the most coffee per person?

86- Which fast-food chain has the largest number of outlets in the world?

87- Which country can you buy square watermelons?

88- Which famous cocktail originated in Singapore’s Raffles Hotel?

89- What is the national dish of Cuba?

90- How many stars does the top level of Michelin restaurants have?

Round 10- Travel Trivia Questions About Cities

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91- What’s the largest city in the world by population?

92- What’s the largest capital city in the world by area?

93- In which South American country is the world’s highest capital city?

94- Dutti-Galla, Batmania and Bearbrass were interim names of which southern-hemisphere city?

95- Which city has the most Michelin-starred restaurants?

96- Which is the world’s most southernmost capital?

97- Which is the most northern capital city in the world?

98- Which is the most populated city in South America?

99- Which is the largest city in Vietnam?

100- Which French city was France’s capital before Paris?

Travel Trivia Questions and Answers

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Round 1 – General Travel Trivia Questions and Answers

1- Which country is the only nation with the harp as its national emblem? Ireland. The Irish harp has been a symbol of culture and politics for centuries.

2- What is the least densely populated country or territory in the world? Greenland.

3- In which country are coins with Disney, Star Wars and Pokémon characters legal tender? Niue, a small island in the Pacific, however, the coins are more valuable as collector’s items.

4- Which country uses a calendar that is seven years behind the rest of the world? Ethiopia. The Ethiopian calendar follows the Christian Orthodox Church and is at least seven years behind the Gregorian calendar.

5- Which country has the world’s most cricket stadiums? India, with 28 test cricket grounds.

6- Which country has the most time zones across its territories? France. If you include overseas territories, France has the most (12 time zones), followed by the USA (11) and Russia (11).

7- How many countries begin with the letter W? None.

8- What is the world’s richest country according to GDP per capita? Luxembourg. GDP per capita: $131,781.72.

9- What is the largest continent in the world? Asia. The continent has over 40 countries and is home to over 60% of the population of the world.

10- Which three countries do not use the metric system? Liberia, United States, Myanmar.

Round 2 – Travel Trivia Questions and Answers About History

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11- Which country has had the greatest number of capital cities? Iran. The current capital of Tehran is the country’s 28th.

12- What’s the world’s oldest country? Egypt. The first dynasty dates back to 3100 BCE when Upper and Lower Egypt were unified.

13- Which country has the highest percentage of women in parliament? Rwanda. The 1994 genocide and Rwandan Civil War resulted in around 800,000 deaths, so after the genocide, Rwanda became the first country in the world with a female majority in parliament (61.3% for the Lower House and 38.5% for the Upper House).

14- Which country’s official animal is the unicorn? Scotland. The unicorn appeared on the royal coat of arms around the mid-1500s.

15- A historic event in the Middle East was the discovery of oil in 1936 in which country? Saudi Arabia.

16- What is the smallest country in the world? Vatican City. It became an independent state in 1929.

17- How many official languages does the United Nations have? Six – Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

18- Who was the first Portuguese explorer to discover Cape Town in 1488? Bartholomeu Dias.

19- Which famous amusement park opened in Florida in 1971? Walt Disney World Resort.

20- The Olympics once awarded medals for art, true or false? True. Between 1912 and 1948, the Olympic Games held competitions in the fine arts for music, literature, sculpture, architecture and painting.

Round 3 – World Trivia Questions and Answers

21- Which continent is free of snakes? Antarctica is the only continent with no snakes however snakes are also absent from several other places including Ireland, New Zealand, and many islands in the Atlantic and Pacific.

22- Which country has the most volcanic activity in the world? Indonesia has the largest number of active volcanoes and over 13,000 islands.

23- What is the largest country in Africa by land area? Algeria.

24- How many provinces are there in Canada? 10 provinces and 3 territories.

25- What is the capital of Costa Rica? San Jose.

26- What is Italy’s largest lake? Lake Garda is the largest of the Italian lakes.

27- On which Caribbean Island are you able to swim with pigs? Big Major Cay, also known as Pig Beach, in The Bahamas. How the pigs got there is a mystery. Some say they were left by sailors, who planned to cook them while others think they swam over to the beach from a shipwreck.

28- Where would you find the Seven Coloured Earths? Mauritius. The Seven Coloured Earths are a unique geological formation of sand dunes with seven distinct colours (red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple and yellow).

29- Which country has the most lakes in the world? Canada. There are around 1.42 million lakes worldwide that are larger than 0.1 sqkm and 62% are in Canada.

30- Which country in South America has the world’s highest waterfall? Venezuela. Angel Falls is 918 m (3011 ft) high.

Round 4 – Travel Trivia Questions and Answers About Geography

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31- What is the longest river in Asia? The Yangtze River.

32- What’s the largest country in the world by area that has no rivers? Saudi Arabia.

33- Where is the world’s longest unprotected border? The 49th parallel marks the border between Canada and the United States.

34- How many countries does the Nile River, the longest river in the world pass through? The longest river in the world is 6,650 km and passes through 11 countries, which are Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan and Egypt.

35- Which sea borders Israel and Jordan? The Dead Sea.

36- Which country has the longest coastline in the world? Canada, stretching for 125,567 miles (202,080 km).

37- Which mountainous country is home to the highest unclimbed mountain in the world, Gangkhar Puensum? Bhutan.

38- How many countries does the Equator pass through? The Equator cuts through 13 countries: Brazil, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Kiribati, Maldives, Republic of the Congo, Sao Tome & Principe, Somalia and Uganda.

39- How many countries surround the Arctic Ocean? Six countries: Canada, the United States (Alaska), Denmark (Greenland), Russia, Norway, and Iceland.

40- Which is the only country in the world to sit within all four hemispheres? Kiribati. The Pacific nation consists of 33 coral atolls and reef islands. The four islands in different hemispheres are Line, Gilbert Banaba and the Phoenix Islands.

Round 5 – US Travel Trivia Questions and Answers

41- What is the longest highway in the USA? US Route 20 connecting Boston (Massachusetts) and Newport (Oregon).

42- How many time zones are there in the USA? 9 zones. 4 in the contiguous USA, two in Alaska and Hawaii, three in the US territories.

43- What is the most visited tourist attraction in the USA? Times Square in New York receives 50 million visitors a year.

44- The Empire State Building has its own zip code, true or false? True. It’s 10118.

45- Which city is the Golden Gate Bridge in? San Francisco.

46- Which four president’s heads are carved at Mount Rushmore? Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and Theodore Roosevelt.

47- What is the USA’s oldest national park? Yellowstone National Park.

48- There are no dinosaur bones in the Grand Canyon, true or false? True. The canyon formed after the dinosaurs became extinct.

49- Which US state is the legendary Pacific Coast Highway in? California.

50-Which is the largest state in the USA by geographical area? Alaska.

Round 6 – Travel Trivia Questions and Answers About Nature

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51- The Dugong can weigh up to 1,100 pounds and is a gentle giant that is the national animal of which country? Papua New Guinea.

52- What is the largest land mammal found in North America? North American Bison (also known as buffalo) are the largest mammals in North America, with mature bulls weighing up to 2,000 pounds.

53- Which South American country is home to two-thirds of the Amazon rainforest? Brazil.

54- What animal will you find near the North Pole but not the South Pole? Polar bears.

55- Which country is the Darvaza gas crater, a natural gas pit that has been on fire since 1971? Turkmenistan.

56- What is the largest rock formation in the world? Uluru.

57- Which insect migrates to the highlands of Mexico in winter from the northeastern USA and southeastern Canada? Monarch butterfly.

58- Which country has the highest percentage of land that is covered by forest? Suriname in South America is 94.6% covered in forest.

59- Which Nordic country has no mosquitoes? Iceland because it has extremely low temperatures (down to −38 °C) and the water freezes so it’s impossible for mosquitoes to breed.

60-If you visited Bohemian Switzerland National Park, which European country would you be in? The Czech Republic.

Round 7 – Culture Travel Quiz Questions and Answers

61- Which two countries have Hindi as the official language? India and Fiji are the only countries, which have Hindi as an official language.

62- Which country has the most languages? Papua New Guinea.

63- What is the only Catholic nation in Asia? The Philippines. Over 86 percent of the population is Roman Catholic, 6 percent belong to various nationalized Christian cults, and another 2 percent belong to over 100 Protestant denominations.

64- Which country has the world’s longest place name? NZ, it’s Taumatawhakatangi­hangakoauauotamatea­turipukakapikimaunga­horonukupokaiwhen­uakitanatahu.

65- What is the only country on the UNESCO World Heritage site list? Vatican City.

66- Which was the first country to make Christianity its official religion? Armenia.

67- What is the largest art museum in the world? The Louvre covers 782,910 square feet (72,735 square meters) and has 38,000 pieces of art. It’s some to the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci.

68- What is the world’s largest museum? The world’s largest museum in terms of objects displayed is the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Spend one minute on each piece and it would take you 11 years to see everything in the museum.

69- Which country’s national anthem has no words? The national anthem of Spain has no words.

70- Which three colours are on Germany’s flag? Black, red and gold.

Round 8 – Travel Trivia Questions and Answers About Landmarks

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71- Which country is the leaning tower of Pisa? Italy.

72- Which country will you find the longest tunnel in the world? Switzerland. The Gotthard Base Tunnel is 35.5 miles (57.1 km).

73- What is the world’s tallest building? Burj Khalifa in Dubai at 2717 feet (828 m) and it’s possibly the most photographed landmark in Dubai.

74- Which country is home to the world’s largest residential palace? Brunei. Istana Nurul Iman in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital, is the home of the Sultan of Brunei and has 1,788 rooms.

75- Basilica of Our Lady of Peace is the world’s largest church. Which country is it in? Ivory Coast and was built at a cost of around $300 million.

76- Around 400,000 gladiators died fighting at which Italian landmark? The Colosseum.

77- What is the name of the famous mosque in Spain that is the country’s largest mosque and was later turned into a cathedral? The Great Mosque of Córdoba in Andalusia.

78- Which opera house was opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 20th October 1973? Sydney Opera House.

79- Which famous landmark in France was the world’s tallest in 1889? The Eiffel Tower.

80- The Great Wall of China can be seen from space, true or false? False, it can’t be seen from space with the naked eye.

Round 9 – Travel Trivia Questions and Answers About World Food

81- Where did poutine (chips with cheese curds and gravy) originate? Quebec in Canada.

82 – What is the national dish of Peru? Ceviche, which is is a raw fish marinated in citrus juice.

83- What’s the popular frozen dessert in Malaysia and Singapore with grated ice glazed with rainbow-coloured syrup, condensed milk, sweet corn, red beans, nipa palm seeds and jelly? Ice Kachang.

84- Kimchi is the national dish of which countries? North Korea and South Korea.

85- Which country consumes the most coffee per person? The Netherlands. An average person here consumes about 2.5 cups of coffee each day.

86- Which fast-food chain has the largest number of outlets in the world? Subway.

87- Which country can you buy square watermelons? Japan. They are developed to stack better in supermarkets.

88- Which famous cocktail originated in Singapore’s Raffles Hotel? Singapore Sling.

89- What is the national dish of Cuba? Ropa Vieja.

90- How many stars does the top level of Michelin restaurants have? Three.

Round 10- Travel Trivia Questions And Answers About Cities

91- What’s the largest city in the world by population? Tokyo, the capital city of Japan, has a population of 37,843,000.

92- What’s the largest capital city in the world by area? Ankara the capital of Turkey is 24,521 sqkm or 9,468 sqmi.

93- In which South American country is the world’s highest capital city? Bolivia. The city of La Paz is at 3,640 m.

94- Dutti-Galla, Batmania and Bearbrass were interim names of which southern-hemisphere city? Melbourne, Australia.

95- Which city has the most Michelin-starred restaurants? Tokyo, which is also the capital city of Japan, has 203.

96- Which is the world’s most southernmost capital? Wellington, New Zealand.

97- Which is the most northern capital city in the world? Reykjavik. It sits on the edge of the Arctic Circle and means “steamy bay”, as it is in a region full of geysers.

98- Which is the most populated city in South America? Sao Paulo, the population is 21,090,792.

99- Which is the largest city in Vietnam? Ho Chi Minh City, with a population of 8,244,400 almost a million more than Hanoi.

100- Which French city was France’s capital before Paris? Vichy (1940-1944).