Here we go again: it’s the Boxing Day travel quiz

Will you be the winner taking it all, or facing your Waterloo? Charge your glasses and test your brain cells with questions on film locations, geography and current affairs
• Take our Christmas travel quiz

What island was used as a location in the Mamma Mia! sequel, Here we go Again?

Vis, Croatia

Syros, Greece

Madeira

Crete

Fernando’s

The 2018 smash Crazy Rich Asians was set largely in which city?

Hong Kong

Shanghai

Singapore

Tokyo

New York

Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. In which US state was most of the film shot?

Texas

Utah

California

Montana

Arizona

Frances McDormand won an Oscar this year for her role in Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri, but where was the film actually shot?

Ithaca, New York state

Sylva, North Carolina

Billings, Montana

Beverly Hills, California

Ebbing, Missouri

This year’s Harry Potter spin-off, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, was set in which city?

London

Edinburgh

Paris

Berlin

New York

Which singer was named “ambassador extraordinary” by her country and tasked with promoting tourism?

Celine Dion, Canada

Katie Melua, Georgia

Rita Ora, Kosovo

Rihanna, Bahamas

Victoria Beckham, UK

Which was the most visited city in 2018 (and for the third year running)?

Paris

New York

Bangkok

London

Dubai

Which European country recently declared it would be the first in the world to make all its public transport free?

Luxembourg

Netherlands

Denmark

Monaco

Iceland

In which city did a popular attraction lose thousands of pounds because its monoglot attendant was scared of foreigners?

Tokyo

London

Madrid

Beijing

Tehran

In which city was a restaurant in trouble for charging tourists almost £1,000 for four main course and drinks?

Moscow

Barcelona

Cambridge

Venice

Dubai

What was the biggest city in the world by population in 1850?

London

Paris

Beijing

Constantinople

Berlin

And what was the biggest in 1950?

Tokyo

New York

Calcutta

Moscow

Which city has the highest crime rate per capita in the world?

Rio de Janeiro

Chicago

Cape Town

The Vatican

Which capital had its name changed from Edo 150 years ago?

Tokyo

Addis Ababa

Lima

Delhi

Jakarta

Which city will celebrate the 500th anniversary of its founding in 2019?

Havana

New York

Cape Town

Brussels

What is Europe’s westernmost archipelago?

Madeira

Cape Verde

Canary Islands

The Azores

Channel Islands

How is a desert island defined?

It is technically a desert (ie with annual precipitation of less than 250mm)

It must be remote and tropical

It is uninhabited

None of the above; it is a term invented by Roy Plomley, the creator of Desert Island Discs

What is the world’s second largest island after Greenland?

New Guinea

Borneo

Great Britain

Madagascar

Baffin Island

Which island off the South Australia coast, known for its colony of little penguins, has been called Australia’s Galapagos?

Penguin island

Wallaby island

Flinders island

Kangaroo island

Celebrity island

Which island, whose name means puffin island, was controlled by pirates from north Africa for five years in the 17th century? Correct

Lundy

Madagascar

Samoa

Corsica

Zanzibar

12 and above.

Good effort but try reading the Travel section more often

17 and above.

Well done, you are Alan Whicker

7 and above.

Mmm … time to dust off that passport

0 and above.

You’re as geographically-challenged as Dominic “Dover-Calais” Raab

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