Travel quiz: where is the world's highest, biggest, deepest …?

How low – or high – can you go? Test your geography know-how and powers of deduction with our superlative quiz

Which of these capital cities is highest above sea level? And no, it’s not the usual suspect …

Quito, Ecuador

Thimphu, Bhutan

Mexico City

Bogotá, Colombia

What is the height of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro?

4,849 metres

7,978 metres

5,895 metres

3,312 metres

Where is the world’s largest desert?

The Antarctic

Siberia

North Africa

Australia

In which ocean is the world’s deepest oceanic trench, the Mariana?

Atlantic

Pacific

Southern

Indian

What is the highest active volcano above sea level in the world?

Mauna Kea, Hawaii

Nevado Ojos del Salado, Chile/Argentina

Chimborazo, Ecuador

Mt Etna, Italy

Which of these is Africa’s most populous country?

Egypt

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nigeria

Ethiopia

What is the world’s largest Buddhist temple?

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Borobudur, Central Java, Indonesia

Wat Arun, Thailand

Haeinsa Temple, South Korea

What is the world’s largest island?

New Guinea

Honshu

Borneo

Greenland

Where would you find the world’s tallest building?

Shanghai

Singapore

Dubai

Taipei

Which US state has the most burger joints?

New York

California

Texas

Florida

Which city has the highest rooftop bar?

Singapore

Bangkok

Los Angeles

Hong Kong

Which country has the most islands in the world?

The Phillipines

Indonesia

Canada

Sweden

Which Caribbean country receives the most foreign visitors?

Cuba

Dominican Republic

Jamaica

Trinidad and Tobago

Which was the most-visited tourist attraction in Scotland in 2018?

National Museum of Scotland

Edinburgh Castle

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

V&A Dundee

Which is the highest city in England?

Sheffield

Birmingham

Nottingham

Bradford

11 and above.

A most gratifying performance!

0 and above.

Not a superlative display, better luck next time!

6 and above.

Good effort, but a bit more oomph needed to reach new heights!

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