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  1. Which two cities did the original Orient Express travel between?
  2. In which Asian countries would you spend the following currencies: (a)dong, (2)rupiah, (c)taka, and (d)baht?
  3. Which theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida has areas called Future World and World Showcase?
  4. Where in Britain would you find a large waterwheel and popular tourist atraction called the Laxey Wheel?
  5. The three largest of the Balearic Islands in order of size are Majorca, Minorca and Ibiza; which island comes fourth?
  6. What name can be a city in southern Spain, a major city in Argentina, and a car produced by Chrysler?

  7. Which lake is called the 'jewel of the Italian lakes'?
  8. Fisherman's Wharf is a neighborhood and popular tourist attraction in which American city?
  9. Which European country is a good place for beach holidays on the Makarska Riviera or the islands of Krk, Rab, Pag and Brac?
  10. The Shelbourne Hotel, built in 1824, is the oldest and most lavish hotel in which capital city?
  11. The Alhambra is a palace and fortress complex located in which Spanish city?
  12. ATOL protects you when you book a holiday with a UK travel company; what does letters 'AT' stand for in the acronym?
  13. Which island country in the southeastern Caribbean Sea is also known as the 'Island of Spice'?
  14. If you had a travel flight to Incheon International Airport, which country would you be visiting?
  15. Where does the narrow gauge rack and pinion mountain railway, which starts at Llanberis, finish just under 5 miles later?


  1. Paris and Istanbul
  2. (a)Vietnam, (b)Indonesia, (c)Bangladesh, (d)Thailand?
  3. Epcot
  4. Isle of Man
  5. Formentera
  6. Cordoba
  7. Lake Como
  8. San Francisco
  9. Croatia
  10. Dublin
  11. Granada
  12. Air Travel (Organisers' Licensing)
  13. Grenada
  14. South Korea
  15. The summit of Snowdon, the highest peak in England and Wales

Questions II

  1. If England is divided into 48 ceremonial counties, and Switzerland into 26 cantons, Japan is divided into 47 what?
  2. Which city, site of the Ancient city of Thebes, is sometimes known as 'world's greatest open-air museum'?
  3. Which country's oldest national park is Banff National Park?
  4. Koh Samui is a large island known for its amazing beaches and crystal sea, which country does it belong to?
  5. The town of Sorrento overlooks which bay?
  6. What is The Cote d'Azur better known as in English?
  7. In 1993, 'Ayers Rock' also became known by its Aboriginal name, what is this name?
  8. The main square with Cloth Hall at its centre is an urban space at the centre of which European city?
  9. The ancient city walls of Dubrovnik are a popular tourist atraction in which country?
  10. McCarran International Airport serves which world known city?
  11. Name the small sculpture in Brussels, depicting a bronze boy urinating into a fountain's basin?
  12. True or False: Benidorm is in the Costa Brava?
  13. The High Line is a park built on a section of disused rail line in which city?
  14. Which hotel opened in 1897 in New York City, next door to the Waldorf?
  15. At which station in Kent is Eurostar's last picking-up point in England before making its way through the Channel Tunnel?

Answers II:

  1. Prefectures
  2. Luxor
  3. Canada
  4. Thailand
  5. Bay of Naples
  6. The French Riviera
  7. Uluru
  8. Krakow (Poland)
  9. Croatia
  10. Las Vegas
  11. Manneken Pis
  12. False. It's in the Costa Blanca.
  13. New York City
  14. The Astoria Hotel
  15. Ashford International (note: the London terminus is St Pancras International)