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Let's Get Quizzical - Lounge Room Travel Trivia

13 April 2020
Read Time: 1.8 mins

Fancy yourself as a worldy, well-travelled lad or lass? Let’s get quizzical! Turn up the tunes, crack open a smar-tinny, put an AFL rerun on the tele, whip up a schnitty, Facetime your nerd herd and bring out your alter ego O Trivia Newton John. Welcome to Tuesday night pub trivia - the lounge room edition. 

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Questions

1. What is the world’s largest country by land area?

2. How long does it take to fly from New York to London?

3. What is the name of the train that runs between Paris and London?

4. Agatha Christie’s novel about a murder is based on which European train?

5. What aircraft stopped flying commercially in 2003?

6. Which English town was Shakespere born in?

7. Does it take longer to fly Brisbane to Melbourne or Brisbane to Cairns?

8. What do they call a beanie in Canada?

9. Egg and Bacon Bay is in which Australian state or territory?

10.Which region of Ireland is still a part of the UK?

11. What is the world’s southernmost national capital city?

12. Which Australian town is named after a date?

13. What is the Maori name for New Zealand?

14. What Spanish city hosts the La Tomatina festival?

15. What was the former name of Ho Chi Minh City?

16. How many countries are bigger than Australia in area?

17. Where does the Ghan railway start and end?

18. Name the world’s largest sand island.

19. Name the Netherlands national airline.

20. In which library is the Book of Kells housed?

21. How many countries are there in Africa?

22. Which European city is known for its port wine?

23. What is the oldest national park in the USA?

24. In what country would you find Iceberg Alley?

25. The Maldives are part of which continent?


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Answers

1. Russia. It covers 6.6 million square miles of land. 2. 7 hours 3. Eurostar 4. Orient Express 5. Concorde 6. Stratford-upon-Avon 7. It's the same time 8. Toque 9. Tasmania 10. Northern Ireland 11. Wellington, New Zealand 12. 1770 (QLD) 13. Aotearoa 14. Buñol 15. Saigon 16. 5 (Russia, Canada, China, USA, Brazil) 17. Adelaide and Darwin 18. Fraser Island (QLD) 19. KLM 20. Trinity College, Dublin 21. 54 22. Porto 23. Yellowstone National Park 24. Canada 25. Asia

 

Vicki Fletcher

A writer and photographer for Flight Centre, Vicki loves road trips down unknown tracks, hiking into mountain ranges, following locals to the best food in town, and spending long afternoons people watching in city squares. She's written for publications across Australia and Europe. Top travel tip: always look up. Follow Vicki on Instagram @vickijanefletcher.