Pub Quiz Questions – World travel

A handy list of pub quiz questions based around the theme: world travel. Answers are below.


  1. Yaren, Yerevan, Yaounde and Yamoussoukro are the only four capital cities that begin with Y – which countries are they the capitals of?
  2. What is the world’s largest freshwater lake called, and which country is it in?
  3. Which country has more lakes than the rest of the world combined?
  4. What is the highest capital in the world, and what was the highest capital in the world before China took control of Tibet?
  5. In which Asian countries would you spend the following currencies:
    1. Dong,
    2. Rupiah,
    3. Taka, and
    4. Baht?
  6. Name any 3 of the Balearic islands.
  7. What name can be a city in southern Spain, a major city in Argentina, and a car produced by Chrysler?
  8. In Gulliver’s Travels, in which two places does Gulliver find himself among tiny, and giant, people?
  9. Which 4 countries do the biblical rivers of the Tigris and the Euphrates flow through?
  10. In which country is there a natural gas pit nicknamed the ‘Door to Hell’ that has been on fire since 1971 – Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria or Iceland?


  1. Nauru, Armenia, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire
  2. Lake Baikal; Russia
  3. Canada
  4. La Paz; Lhasa
  5. National currencies:
    1. Vietnam
    2. Indonesia
    3. Bangladesh
    4. Thailand
  6. Any 3 of Ibiza, Majorca, Minorca and Formentera
  7. Cordoba
  8. Lilliput; Brobdingnag
  9. Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Iran
  10. Turkmenistan

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