Has travel broadened your mind enough to swagger through our end of year quiz with worldly knowledge or have you spent too much time snoozing by the poolside?
Barcelona banned which form of transport this summer?
At next year’s football World Cup, England will play their first game in Volgograd. What was the city formerly known as?
In a survey by job website Glassdoor, which UK town or city was named best place to work and live in 2017?
In which German city – this year celebrating 500 years of the Reformation – did Martin Luther nail his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church?
As of this year, which two cities now host Yves Saint Laurent museums?
Paris and Marrakech
New York and Paris
Marrakech and London
London and New York
Which of these countries didn’t Donald Trump visit in 2017?
Which Slovenian town launched a wine called ‘First Lady’ in honour of its most famous export, Melania Trump?
In April, US marshals forcibly dragged Kentucky doctor David Dao off an overbooked flight on which airline?
This year marked the 50th anniversary of Che Guevara’s death. Where was he killed?
This year Cassie De Pecol gained the world record for visiting every sovereign nation in the shortest time. How many nations did she visit?
Which nation took the title of world’s happiest from Denmark in 2017?
Canada turned 150 this year. Which of the following provinces was not part of the Confederation in 1867?
Which tropical travel destination implemented a ban on smoking across its tourist beaches this year?
Which remote island (a five-day voyage to the nearest mainland until 2017) finally got an airport?
In August, the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opened in which country?
The Zeitz-Mocaa contemporary art museum, dubbed the “African Tate Modern”, opened in which city?
The new Lego House in Billund, Denmark, is not actually made from Lego bricks, but how many Lego bricks does it contain in exhibits and to play with?
Hull has enjoyed its year as the UK’s city of culture, but which city has just been awarded city of culture status for 2021?
Which title won the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year?
Deep South by Paul Theroux
Station to Station by James Attlee
Interstate by Julian Sayarer
Pedalling from Tooting in search of Pinot by Andy Pietrasik
In December, who became the sixth British “tail fin hero” to appear on a plane belonging to low-cost airline Norwegian? Clue: 2017 marked the 200th anniversary of her death.
This month, it was found that Mount Hope is the highest mountain in Britain’s overseas territories (after satellites revealed a previous measurement was wrong). Where is it?
The Brecon Beacons national park celebrated its 60th birthday this year, but which is Britain’s oldest national park?
The Lake District
The New Forest
The Peak District
Which natural wonder collapsed in March this year?
Azure Window, Gozo
Durdle Door, Dorset, England
Delicate Arch, Utah, US
Fairy Chimneys, Cappadocia, Turkey
At which natural icon has climbing been banned from 2019?
Mauao, New Zealand
Which of these volcanoes did not erupt in 2017 (correct at time of writing!)?
Mt Agung, in Bali, Indonesia
Piton de la Fournaise, Réunion
One of the biggest hits in the career of Glen Campbell, who died this year, was The Wichita Lineman. In which US state is Wichita?
The island of Skellig Michael, off Ireland’s County Kerry, was a key location in which blockbuster film sequel?
War for Planet of the Apes
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
The disastrous celebrity-backed Fyre music festival – now facing a fraud investigation after guests were welcomed with disaster relief tents instead of boutique accommodation – took place in which Caribbean country?
The film Maudie, about Canadian painter Maud Lewis, was set in her home province of Nova Scotia, but in which province was it filmed?
Prince Edward Island
Which film, about travel gone wrong, celebrated its 20th anniversary this year?
The Poseidon Adventure
27 and above.
Outstanding. Your work is that of a true travel pro.
19 and above.
Splendid work. You could probably change your middle name to ‘Getaway’.
10 and above.
Solid stuff. You have some of your travel wits about you.
0 and above.
Well, being kind, this score suggests perhaps you could travel more!
Source: The Guardian