It's week six of the Original Travel quiz. That means that you've already got five weeks of travel trivia training behind you and you're well on your way to becoming the next pub quiz champion when your favourite boozer throws open their doors once again. This week we're not going easy on you and the team at Original Travel have been working hard to come up with more devilishly difficult questions to test even the most seasoned of travellers. Up for the challenge? Read on...

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The Questions

  1. The large freshwater arapaima fish live in the river basins of which two South American countries (one point for each)?
  2. Dodoma is the capital city of which African country?
  3. This is the national flag of which country?
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4. What is the currency of Russia?

5. Which airport is BJS the code for, and which city does it serve?

6. Oktoberfest originates from which country (bonus point for knowing what the festival celebrates)?

7. Where in the world is the place in this image? (one point each for the place and the country)

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8. What is the official language of Pakistan?

9. How many hours behind GMT is Rio de Janeiro in Brazil?

10. 'I Held' is an anagram of which Indian city?

11. Where would you find the tallest trees in the world?

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12. Which place do these images represent?

13. In which US state was the film Into The Wild set?

14. Where does the dish nasi lemak come from?

15. And finally a question from Denis, our Concierge in Australia. Which Australian territory has the longest coastline?

a) Tasmania, b) Queensland, c) Western Australia

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The Answers

  1. Brazil and Guyana. The world's largest scaled freshwater fish, arapaimas are found in the Amazon and Essequibo river basins.
  2. Tanzania.
  3. Krygyzstan.
  4. The Rouble.
  5. Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing.
  6. Germany. Oktoberfest in Munich is a beer-drinking festival which was originally a celebration of the marriage of a crown prince of Bavaria.
  7. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town, South Africa.
  8. Urdu.
  9. Rio is three hours behind GMT.
  10. Delhi.
  11. California in the USA. Redwoods, the world's tallest trees, can easily reach 300ft.
  12. Moscow.
  13. Alaska. Into the Wild tells the true story of a young American man who, in the early 90s, set off into the wilderness on a journey of self-discovery.
  14. Nasi lemak, the national dish of Malaysia, is a savoury coconut milk rice which is served with eggs, sauces and fried chicken or fish.
  15. Western Australia.

Scores on the Doors

0 - 4: Errrr... What were you actually doing in geography lessons? Maybe listen in on the children's home schooling next time.

5 - 9: You need to get out more. When legally permissible, of course.

10 - 14: Better, but you won't be winning any pub quizzes - virtual or otherwise - with a score like that.

15 - 18: Wow. Impressive. Fancy a job?

19: Your underwear appears to be on fire.