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Race Across The World quiz
Race Across The World quiz
Posted at: 11:00pm , 14 Apr 2020 By James Eacott

Race Across The World quiz

Whilst we aren’t currently able to travel, we can certainly dream and be inspired for future destinations and trips. All of us at C The World have become a little obsessed with BBC Two's Race Across The World programme. I’m sure many of you are watching it too, following the epic journeys throughout Central and South America.

If you haven't watched it yet, we highly recommend it - you can watch it from the beginning on BBC iPlayer. The show inspired us to create a Race Across The World themed quiz...see how much you've learnt watching the show! The Answers are at the bottom of the page:

  1. Which City do the team’s first set off from?
  2. The teams are given the cash equivalent of what?
  3. Are Dom and Lizzie siblings or twins?
  4. What is the name of the cloud forest visited in Costa Rica?
  5. Are the following classed as North, Central or South America? Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.
  6. In episode 3, the teams travel by sea to bypass the most dangerous place in the Western Hemisphere. Firstly what is the sea called? And secondly what is the name of this dangerous place?
  7. The teams are forced to change routes, as a state of emergency is declared where? Name the city and country. 
  8. What is the name of the largest lake in South America? 
  9. Jen and Rob try the local delicacy of Peru, what was this? 
  10. The checkpoint Cafayate is a town located in which country? 
  11. How long is the race on ground level? 25,000km, 27,000km or 30,000km?
  12. Mother and son, Jo & Sam are delayed in La Paz and make a trip to the spectacular? 
  13. In episode 5, there is a pressure to pass through Bolivia, before the borders are shut down. For what reason are the borders closing? 
  14. The Iguazu falls border which two countries? 
  15. What is the local currency in Brazil? 
  16. Name the famous statue in Rio de Janeiro? 
  17. Which island and checkpoint is positioned between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo? 
  18. Which contestants present magic tricks to residents at a retirement home in Paraguay? 


  1. Mexico City
  2. One-way air fare
  3. Siblings
  4. Monteverde
  5. Central
  6. Caribbean Sea, The Darien Gap.
  7. Quito, Ecuador
  8. Lake Titicaca
  9. Guinea Pig
  10. Argentina
  11. 25,000km
  12. Bolivian salt flats
  13. General Election
  14. Brazil and Argentina
  15. Brazilian Real
  16. Christ the Redeemer
  17. Island of Ihla Grande
  18. Emon & Jamiul
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