Travel Quiz For Beginners!


It is fun and a great way to learn about other people cultures, lifestyle and languages. Good traveler can navigate their way around the world respectfully while making friends. However, knowledge is very important to ensure we are well prepared. Reading and researching about the countries you are going to is an important things to do to avoid miscommunication and well ‘problem’ in general. You do not want to end up as a nuisance to the locals for sure. Whether it is Asia, Africa, Europe or American continents, each of them have their own unique facts. So do you think you got what it takes to pick up that bag and travel around the world? Test your basic level of knowledge here to see whether you have all the information you need with you! 

Question #1: Sony, Nintendo, Canon and Panasonic are owned by which country?

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Japan is an industrialized nation, producing some of the most technologically advanced motor vehicles, electronics, and machine tools.

Question #2:

USA Flag: Old Glory. Consisting of 50 white stars on a blue canton with a field of 13 alternating stripes, 7 red and 6 white. The 50 stars stand for the 50 states of the union, and the 13 stripes stand for the original 13 states. White signifies purity and innocence, Red hardiness and valour, and Blue, the color of the Chief  signifies vigilance, perseverance and justice.

Question #3:

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NEW ZEALAND Flag: New Zealand Ensign. A Blue field with the Union Jack in the canton, and four Red stars with White borders to the right. The stars' pattern represents the asterism within the constellation of Crux Australis, the Southern Cross. The color Blue represents the sky and the sea.

Question #4: Homosexuality act is criminalized in countries below except?

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Same-sex marriage is legal in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia and Mexico. Chile and Ecuador allow same-sex civil unions. Whereas in India, Iran and Nigeria, homosexuality is criminalized.

Question #5:

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CANADA Flag: The Maple Leaf, l'Unifolié. The maple leaf had been a national symbol since at least 1868, and its Red colour has been described as a symbol of Canadian sacrifice during World War I.

Question #6:

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IRELAND Flag: bratach na hÉireann. The Green color on the flag represents the native people of Ireland (most of whom are Roman Catholic). The Orange color represents the British supporters of William of Orange who settled in Northern Ireland in the 17th century (most of whom are Protestant). The White in the center of the flag represents peace between these two groups of people.

Question #7:

SRI LANKA Flag: Lion Flag or Sinha Flag. A Gold lion holding a kastane sword in its right fore-paw in a Maroon background with 4 Gold bo leaves in each corner. 4 Bo leaves are Buddhist symbols and the sword is said to represent authority. The Green represents Muslims, while the Orange represents Hindus.

Question #8:

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MALAYSIA Flag: Jalur Gemilang ("Stripes of Glory"). Red signifies strength, bravery and courage in facing challenges and White stand for equal status in the federation of the member states and the federal government. Dark blue canton represents the unity and harmony of the peoples of Malaysia. Yellow of the star and crescent is the royal colour of the Malay rulers and Islam as its official religion.

Question #9:

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JAPAN Flag: Hinomaru (日の丸, the "circle of the sun"). The crimson red color of the symbolic sun is said to represent a prosperous future for Japan. The white background color symbolizes the purity, honesty, and integrity of the people of Japan.

Question #10:

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NORWAY Flag: Norges flagg. The oldest flag in the world with Red with an indigo blue Scandinavian cross fimbriated in white. White, Red and Blue, represent peace, strength and loyalty.

Question #11: Which of these music superstars does not originate from the USA?

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There are many music superstars with origins in the USA such as Metallica, Nirvana, Guns n’ Roses & Bon Jovi. Queen however was formed in London with legendary Freddie Mercury as it lead vocals.

Question #12:

MOROCCO Flag: :علم المغرب .The Red background on the Moroccan flag represents hardiness, bravery, strength and valour, while the Green represents love, joy, wisdom, peace and hope, it also represents the color of Islam and the pentagram the Seal of Sulayman (Solomon).

Question #13:

BAHRAIN Flag: علم البحرين‎: Consists of a white band on the left, separated from a red area on the right by five triangles that serve as a serrated line. The five white triangles symbolize the 5 pillars of Islam.

Question #14: Which country below is not a former Soviet Republics?

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Soviet Army was forced to withdraw from Afghanistan in February 1989. Thus, it is not listed under the Soviet Republics as other central asian countries.

Question #15: What is the official language of Brazil?

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Brazil is the only country in South America that speaks Portuguese (not Spanish or Brazilian) and shares a border with all South American countries except for Chile and Ecuador.

Question #16: What is the name of New Year Festival in Thailand?

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The annual Songkran festival marks the Thai new year, a religious festival which take place in mid April yearly.The hot spots for this festival is Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya and Chiang Mai.

Question #17:

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The BAHAMAS Flag: The Gold alludes the shining sun as well as other key land-based natural resources, Aquamarine epitomises the water surrounding the country. The Black symbolises the strength, vigour and force of the Bahamian people.

Question #18: This flag belongs to which country?

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The Nepal flag is the only national flag that is not quadrilateral in shape. It is made of two triangles to represent Hinduism and Buddhism. They also represent the Himalayan Mountains.

Question #19: In which city is this building located?

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The Petronas Twin Towers located in KLCC were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 and remain the tallest twin towers in the world.

Question #20:

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KENYA Flag: Bendera ya Kenya. Black represents the people of the Republic of Kenya, Red for the blood shed during the fight for independence and Green for the country's landscape and natural wealth.The Black, Red, and White traditional Maasai shield and two spears symbolise the defense of all the things mentioned above.

Question #21: Paris is known as the city of fashion, which high-end brands below is not French owned 

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Burberry, founded in 1856 is a British luxury fashion house headquartered in London, England. The founder is an Englishman named Thomas Burberry.

Question #22: The most spoken language in African continent is?

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Swahili is the most spoken language in Africa, with over 100 million speakers. It is the official language of Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and many more.

Question #23:

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CHILE Flag: La Estrella Solitaria. The Blue square in the canton region of the flag represents the sky, the White stripe represents the snow of the Andes mountains, and the Red symbolizes the blood that was spilled fighting for freedom.

Question #24: ‘Assalamualaikum’ is a greeting phrase used by which religious group?

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The phrase generally means 'peace be unto/with/upon you'. It is a standard salutation among Muslims, whether socially or within worship.

Question #25:

THE NETHERLANDS Flag: The Dutch flag is composed of a red-white-blue tricolor and it is also known as "The Prince's Flag"

Question #26: Andorra is a landlocked country between?

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Andorra is an independent principality situated between France and Spain in the Pyrenees mountains. This Catalan speaking country is known for its ski resorts and tax-haven status.

Question #27: What music genre is Jamaica known for?

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Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s. The most famous musicterm also denotes the modern popular music of Jamaica and its diaspora. Bob Marley is the cultural icon of this genre.

Question #28: This native Australian animal are highly poisonous, and have enough poison to kill a dog or make a human seriously ill.

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The male Platypus are venomous, they have sharp stingers on the heels of their rear feet and can use them to deliver a strong toxic blow.

Question #29:

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ITALY Flag: Bandiera d'Italia, The Green represents the country's plains and the hills, White, the snow-capped Alps, and Red, blood spilt in the Wars of Italian Independence and Unification.

Question #30: Which European country below is not part of Schengen area?

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Schengen is an area of 26 European states that have officially abolished passport and all other types of border control at their mutual borders. This includes Sweden, Denmark, France, Germany and Italy.