Friday quiz! Test yourself on these 10 tricky travel questions!
It’s Friday, Pirates, so we thought we’d put things into a lower gear with a little quiz!
Here are 10 travel questions taking you around the world from the comfort of your home.
Let us know how you got on in the comments below or on social media!
Good luck… we think they’re pretty tough. When you're done, check out the answers below.
1. Which country received the most British visitors in 2019?
2. In which European city was the 2004 Olympics held?
3. Which country is home to 60% of the world’s lakes?
4. What was Ho Chi Minh City previously called?
5. How many countries does Germany border?
6. Which island group includes Ibiza, Menorca and Majorca?
7. What is the capital city of Australia?
8. By land area, which is the biggest state in the USA?
9. What do Usedom, Hispaniola, Ireland and Cyprus have in common?
10. If you are standing on the far north west of the Iberian Peninsula, what country are you in?
1. Spain - Brits made 18.1 million visits to Spain in 2019 with France, Italy, the USA and Ireland respectively making up the top 5 most visited countries.
2. Athens - The 2004 Olympics were held in the Greek capital. Chris Hoy and Kelly Holmes memorably contributed to Team GB’s total of 9 gold medals.
3. Canada - It is estimated that there are nearly 31,752 lakes in Canada that measure more than three square kilometers. 9% of Canada’s land is covered by freshwater.
4. Saigon - The city was renamed Ho Chi Minh city after it was captured by North Vietnamese forces in April 1975.
5. 9 - Belgium, Luxembourg The Netherlands, Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France
6. The Balearics
8. Alaska - You could fit Texas into Alaska 2.5 times!
9. They are all islands that are divided by international boundaries. Usedom is split between Germany and Poland. Ireland between the UK and the Republic of Ireland, Hispaniola between the Dominican Republic and Haiti and Cyprus between the Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
10. Spain - The Iberian Peninsula is made up of Spain and Portugal. The far north west of the peninsula is the Spanish region of Galicia.