Geography

Where in the World Are These Landmarks? This Quiz Will Take You on a Global Tour

See how many questions you can correctly answer by taking this entertaining travel quiz on well-known locations and attractions.

Canal Street, 42nd Street, and Grand Central Station on which city’s metro system?

Toronto

Miami

New York

Philadelphia

New York
Canal Street, 42nd Street, and Grand Central are all stations in the New York City metro system. Approximately 2 million people per day ride and use the New York metro system.

Angkor Wat is a temple complex in which Asian country?

China

Japan

Australia

Cambodia

Cambodia
Angkor Wat is a giant temple complex in Cambodia. It’s the largest religious site in the world and was built by the ancient Khmer leader Suryavarman II in dedication to the Hindu god Vishnu.

In which city would you cross the Golden Gate Bridge?

San Francisco

Los Angeles

New York

Chicago

San Francisco
The Golden Gate Bridge is located in San Francisco and connects the city to Marin County, California. It was first designed by Joseph Strauss in 1917 and opened in 1937.

In which US city is the Solomon R Guggenheim museum?

Boston

New York

San Francisco

Los Angeles

New York
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is located on Fifth Avenue in New York City. It is especially famous for its collection of Impressionist and early modern artworks.

Mount Fuji is an active volcano in which country?

China

Afghanistan

Japan

Turkey

Japan
Mount Fuji is located in Japan and is the highest mountain in the country, standing 12, 389 feet tall. It most recently erupted in 1708.

The Alamo is in which US state?

Texas

Alaska

Nevada

Colorado

Texas
The Alamo is a historical Spanish mission that was used as a military fort. It is famous as the site of the Battle of the Alamo in 1836, where Davy Crockett and James Bowie were killed off while fighting Mexican invaders.

The Duma is the parliament of which major nation?

Japan

China

Russia

France

Russia
Russia’s parliament is called the Duma. The name comes from the Russian verb “dumat,” which means “to think.”

The Great Sphinx of Giza is a landmark on the banks of which river?

Zambezi

Orinoco

Yangtze

Nile

Nile
The Great Sphinx of Giza is a landmark on the banks of the Nile river. It is one of the most famous monuments from ancient Egypt.

The Hoover Dam is 30 miles east of which city?

Pasadena

Philadelphia

Las Vegas

Denver

Las Vegas
Hoover Dam is located about 30 miles east of Las Vegas, Nevada. It provides power to people in Arizona, California and Nevada.

The largest US National Park by area is in which state?

California

Alaska

Texas

North Dakota

Alaska
The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve in Alaska is the biggest natural park in America. Its size is 13.2 million acres.

The temple in Amritsar is a place of pilgrimage for those of which religion?

Buddhist

Jewish

Sikh

Hindu

Sikh
The Golden Temple in Amritsar is the heart of the Sikh religion and is located in the Punjab province of India. This religion was founded in the 15th century by a man named Guru Nanak.

Tiananmen Square is a central feature of which major city?

Delhi

Tokyo

Moscow

Beijing

Beijing
Tiananmen Square is located in Beijing, China. It separates the Forbidden City from the modern Beijing and is also famous for the 1989 government crackdown that killed thousands of protesters.

Valley of the Kings is an ancient burial area in which country?

New Zealand

Egypt

Canada

France

Egypt
The Valley of the Kings is located in Egypt. From the 16th to 11th century B.C. many powerful pharaohs and kings were buried here in rock-cut tombs.

What is the name of Seattle’s famous tower?

Sun Scissors

Space Needle

Mars Fabric

Cosmic Pin

Space Needle
This famous landmark is called the Space Needle. It was opened in 1962 after around one year of construction in time for the 1962 World’s Fair, which attracted more than two million visitors.

What does the Paris attraction “Moulin Rouge” mean in English?

Orange Skies

Blue House

Green Fields

Red Windmill

Red Windmill
Moulin Rouge is a cabaret dance club located in Paris and opened in 1889. This is where can-can dancing started and it is now mainly a tourist attraction with various events and shows.

Which country’s national library is in the town of Aberystwyth?

Wales

Ireland

France

Scotland

Wales
The National Library of Wales is located in Aberystwyth. This small town of around 13,000 and the National Library was established at this location in 1907 and holds 6.5 million books and periodicals.

Which French landmark has a glass pyramid outside it?

Notre Dame

The Louvre Museum

Arc de Triomphe

Eiffel Tower

The Louvre Museum
The world-renowned Louvre has a glass pyramid outside of it. It is the most visited museum in the world and was opened in the summer of 1793.

Bar Harbor is an island resort in which US state?

Vermont

Colorado

Maine

Pennsylvania

Maine
Bar Harbor is a small tourist town located on Mount Desert Island in Maine. It is also the location of the College of the Atlantic.

Mount Logan is the highest point in which country?

New Zealand

Ireland

Australia

Canada

Canada
Mount Logan is the highest mountain in Canada, standing at 19, 551 feet high. It is named after the Canadian geologist William Logan and is located in the Yukon.

“The Floating City” is a nickname for which city in Italy?

Florence

Venice

Rome

Naples

Venice
Venice is an Italian city built on top of 118 small islands connected by canals. For this reason, it is known as the “Floating City.”

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