Trains Boats and Planes 5

Published: Wednesday 28th February 2024A free science quiz about all aspects of transport.
  1. Which is the busiest of the London main line stations?
  2. What was the last port of call for the Titanic before hitting an iceberg?
  3. Of which railway company was Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Chief Engineer?
  4. In which port was RMS Queen Elizabeth destroyed by fire in 1972?
  5. Who was known as the Father of the Helicopter?
  6. When it was launched in 1843, what was the largest passenger ship in the World?
  7. Which aircraft launched in 1969 was the first to be called a "Jumbo Jet"?
  8. As at 2024, which are the only two stations on the London underground system that start with the letter "I"?
  9. What name is given to the traditional flat bottomed rowing boats used in Venice?
  10. Who in 1930 became the first woman to fly solo from the UK to Australia?
  11. In which year was the Eurotunnel train service officially opened?
  12. In yachting, what is the difference between a sloop and a cutter?
  13. By what name is the LNER Class A4 4418 locomotive better known?
  14. In which country would you most likely see a junk sailing?
  15. Which airline in 1979 was the first to introduce Business Class?
  16. Which type of airplanes were mainly used in the famous "Dambuster's Raid" in WW2?
  17. On which ship did Shackleton and Scott complete their first journey to Antartica?
  18. Who was the first British monarch to travel by train?
  19. Where was Britain's first lifeboat station established in 1776?
  20. From which country does the airline TAP originate?
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