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The bumper Boxing Day travel quiz

Panto trip this year? Oh, no there isn’t. Instead, charge everyone’s glass and take a whirl around the world with our fiendish quiz?

How many countries border Germany?

Six

Seven

Eight

Nine

Which country is Christmas Island an external territory of?

Australia

Canada

New Zealand

United Kingdom

In which modern-day country was St Nicholas born?

Israel

Lapland

Syria

Turkey

How many countries border Brazil?

6

8

10

12

Lilongwe is the capital of which African country?

Zaire

Malawi

Eswatini

Mozambique

Which city would you be in if you’d landed at Louis Armstrong airport?

New Orleans

Chicago

Nashville

Kansas City

Good King Wenceslas was a 10th-century ruler of Bohemia, which is in which modern-day country?

Poland

Slovakia

Czech Republic

Hungary

In which country do they tuck into deep-fried Emperor moth caterpillars on Christmas Day?

Colombia

Australia

Thailand

South Africa

In which country is eating KFC a Christmas tradition?

Japan

Mexico

Egypt

Taiwan

What traditional food do the Portuguese eat with boiled vegetables on Christmas Eve?

Clams

Alheira sausage

Bacalão, or salt cod

Tripe

Which country gobbles up the most turkey per head in a year?

United States

Israel

Mexico

United Kingdom

Which is Canada’s largest province by area – and second by population?

British Columbia

Ontario

Northwest territories

Quebec

The world’s oldest national park opened in 1872. Where is it?

The Lake District, called by William Wordsworth a “sort of national property, in which every man has a right and interest”.

Yosemite, California

Yellowstone, mostly in Wyoming

Royal National Park, New South Wales

Mount Chimborazo in Ecuador is known for being?

The furthest point from the centre of the planet

The highest mountain in the Americas north of Peru

A double volcano, one on top of the other

All of the above

The world’s largest iceberg (known as A68a) is currently on a collison course with which island?

Tierra del Fuego

South Georgia

Tasmania

Newfoundland

On which actual island is Love Island filmed?

Corfu

Ibiza

Lanzarote

Mallorca

Which is the largest country in Africa by territory?

Sudan

Algeria

Chad

Libya

Altitude sickness-inducing La Paz is well known as the world’s highest-altitude capital. But which is the lowest?

Baku, Azerbaijan

Amsterdam

Tunis

Victoria, Seychelles

The Caspian Sea is officially the world’s largest lake, but its waters are slightly salty. Which is the largest freshwater lake by volume?

Lake Superior

Lake Victoria

Lake Michigan

Lake Baikal

Kazakhstan is the largest of the Central Asia ‘stans (and eighth largest country in the world). But which is the smallest ‘stan?

Turkmenistan

Uzbekistan

Tajikistan

Turkmenistan

18 and above.

Behold you have reached the top of travel mountain! Astonishing work

13 and above.

Impressive … but a little shy of travel greatness

7 and above.

Hmm, not terrible, but more travel knowledge is needed

0 and above.

Well now, this is awkward. Better luck next time.

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