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The BIG Road Trip Trivia Quiz: 50 Questions & Answers

I wanted to put together a 50-question road trip quiz. If, like me, and many of my readers, you love a road trip, then let’s test your road trip trivia today!

Road trip trivia lovers unite!

quiz for road trips

Whether you go on several road trips a year, or you’re just like plotting and planning them for the future, you’re welcome to have a go at this road trip quiz. Road trips are some of the most popular articles on my blog, and I love them. Hope to get some more in next year!

Let’s keep our love for road trips alive though, with these questions for road trips, and a road trip picture quiz round too.

There are five rounds to this road trip quiz:

Share your scores for the road trip trivia at the end of the post!

The BIG Road Trip Trivia Quiz

The quiz for road trip lovers around the world!

quiz for road trips

Road trip trivia round 1: Road trip movies

Let’s start with some fun questions for road trips…

1. Jake and Elwood head out on a road trip to Illinois to get their band back together in order to raise money for the Catholic home that raised them in which musical movie? 

2. Which vehicle was the mode of transport for the Hoover family who took a road trip to a beauty pageant in Little Miss Sunshine? 

3. In 1983 which dysfunctional family road tripped across country to Wally World? 

4. Which actors became unwilling traveling companions in not only automobiles, but also planes and trains in this cross-country road trip movie from John Hughes? 

5. Burt Reynolds bootlegger Bo Darville, Cledus Snowman Snow and runaway bride Carrie (Sally Field) attempt to get from Texarkana to Atlanta with a load of Coors beer in this road trip movie?

6. Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis started on a road trip that turned in a manhunt in this famous film by Ridley Scott, what is it? 

7. Two drag queens and their transgender friend set out on an Australian road trip in a bus in this road trip classic?

8. What object did the Monty Python boys set out to find on a road trip around dark age Britain using coconuts for horses and encountering knights, fierce rabbits and subjects who don’t know their king along the way? 

9. This 1969 comedy, crime caper saw Michael Caine driving through many locations in Europe in various cars, but most famously the Mini Cooper, what is the film?

10. In 2015 Alvin, Simon and Theodore took to the road in this sequel, what is it called? 


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Road trip trivia round 2: Road trip fun

Here’s some trivia for car rides to keep you busy!

11. Who is considered to have undertaken the first road trip in 1888 in Germany? 

12. In 1903 H Nelson Jackson and Sewall K Crocker famously drove across which continent with their dog named Bud in an automobile?

13. The book, ‘Travels with Charley: In Search of America’ documents the road trip of which famous American author and his dog Charley? 

14. Which road is considered the longest in the world running from Prudhoe Bay Alaska to Ushuaia, Argentina?

15. All roads lead to Rome, but which Roman road leading to the capital is still partly in use today, though only in certain sections? 

16. What is the highest paved road in Europe? 

17. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Ebenezer Place is the shortest road in the world, but where is it? 

18. In 2013 which country added a roundabout to an existing underground road known as the Vallavik Tunnel? 

19. Which two places bookend the longest, traversal, road trip in the UK? 

20. On which famous road can you can ‘get your kicks’ on a road trip? 

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Road trip trivia round 3: Road trip music

Let’s get some musical road trip trivia questions in the mix…

21. Who sang “On the road again, just can’t wait to get on the road again”?

22. Which Scottish band would roll a thousand miles to fall down at your door? 

23. Which group went Road Trippin’ on their album Californication?

24. Who performed the song ‘Real Gone’ for the 2006 Disney movie Cars

25. This song by the Grateful Dead from the 1970 album American Beauty, was recognised by the US Library of Congress as a national treasure in 1997, but what is it called?

26. This song by Steppenwolf features in the 1969 road movie Easy Rider, what is its title?

27. Tom Cochrane compared life to a road in this song from 1991, what is it called?

28. Which famous British band sang ‘Baby, you can drive my car, Yes, I’m gonna be a star’?

29. Which singer Drove all night on their 1989 album A Night to Remember? 

30. In the song Fun Fun Fun, the Beach Boys told us about a girl having fun in her car until Daddy takes it away.  What is the car? 

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Road trip trivia round 4: Rules of the road

Want some more car trip trivia?

31. In which country is it illegal for you to drive in flip-flops? 

32. In order to reduce congestion in this country it is illegal to drive vehicles with a license place ending in 1 or 2 on Mondays, 3 and 4 on Tuesdays, 5 and 6 Wednesdays, 7 and 8 Thursday and 9 and 0 on Friday, where is it?

33. In Germany what is it illegal to do on the Autobahn? 

34. In which American state is it illegal to drive blindfolded? 

35. In which European country must you safely buckle up your pet if you take them with you in the car? 

36. In land locked Tennessee what is the only game you can legally shoot from a moving vehicle? 

37. In which country is it a legal requirement to carry your own breathalyser? 

38. In which country is it illegal to stop for pedestrians? 

39. In western Australia it is illegal to carry over 50kg of which vegetable in your car, unless you are a member of a certain corporation? 

40. In the UK it is illegal to drive with which part of your car dirty? 


Road trip trivia round 5: Road trip picture round

Can you name the road, the region and the country? Up to you to decide how to distribute the points!

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50. Name this road!

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Trivia for road trips

So, as far as road trip quizzes go, what did you think? Bit of a toughy hey? Let’s see how many you managed to get right…


Fancy another fun quiz?

How about this airport quiz? See how many funny airport codes you can name, and do you know the busiest airport in the world? Test your airport knowledge here!

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Road trip quiz questions and answers

These are the answers to the road trip trivia questions – don’t scroll any further if you’re not ready!

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Road trip trivia round 1: Road trip movies

Let’s start with some fun questions for road trips…

1. Jake and Elwood head out on a road trip to Illinois to get their band back together in order to raise money for the Catholic home that raised them in which musical movie? 

The Blues Brothers

2. Which vehicle was the mode of transport for the Hoover family who took a road trip to a beauty pageant in Little Miss Sunshine? 

VW Microbus

3. In 1983 which dysfunctional family road tripped across country to Wally World? 

The Griswolds

4. Which actors became unwilling traveling companions in not only automobiles, but also planes and trains in this cross-country road trip movie from John Hughes? 

John Candy and Steve Martin

5. Burt Reynolds bootlegger Bo Darville, Cledus Snowman Snow and runaway bride Carrie (Sally Field) attempt to get from Texarkana to Atlanta with a load of Coors beer in this road trip movie?

Smokie and the Bandit

6. Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis started on a road trip that turned in a manhunt in this famous film by Ridley Scott, what is it? 

Thelma and Louise

7. Two drag queens and their transgender friend set out on an Australian road trip in a bus in this road trip classic?

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

8. What object did the Monty Python boys set out to find on a road trip around dark age Britain using coconuts for horses and encountering knights, fierce rabbits and subjects who don’t know their king along the way? 

Holy Grail

9. This 1969 comedy, crime caper saw Michael Caine driving through many locations in Europe in various cars, but most famously the Mini Cooper, what is the film?

The Italian Job

10. In 2015 Alvin, Simon and Theodore took to the road in this sequel, what is it called? 

Alvin and The Chipmunks, the Road Chip


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Road trip trivia round 2: Road trip fun

Here’s some trivia for car rides to keep you busy!

11. Who is considered to have undertaken the first road trip in 1888 in Germany? 

Bertha Benz, wife of Karl Benz who invented the first patented car

12. In 1903 H Nelson Jackson and Sewall K Crocker famously drove across which continent with their dog named Bud in an automobile?

North America

13. The book, ‘Travels with Charley: In Search of America‘ documents the road trip of which famous American author and his dog Charley? 

John Steinbeck

14. Which road is considered the longest in the world running from Prudhoe Bay Alaska to Ushuaia, Argentina?

The Pan-American Highway

15. All roads lead to Rome, but which Roman road leading to the capital is still partly in use today, though only in certain sections? 

Via Appia

16. What is the highest paved road in Europe? 

Pico del Veleta Spain

17. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Ebenezer Place is the shortest road in the world, but where is it? 

Wick, Caithness, Scotland

18. In 2013 which country added a roundabout to an existing underground road known as the Vallavik Tunnel? 

Norway 

19. Which two places bookend the longest, traversal, road trip in the UK

Lands End and John O’Groats

20. On which famous road can you can ‘get your kicks’ on a road trip? 

Route 66

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Road trip trivia round 3: Road trip music

Let’s get some musical road trip trivia questions in the mix…

21. Who sang “On the road again, just can’t wait to get on the road again”?

Willie Nelson

22. Which Scottish band would roll a thousand miles to fall down at your door? 

The Proclaimers

23. Which group went Road Trippin’ on their album Californication?

The Red Hot Chilli Peppers

24. Who performed the song ‘Real Gone’ for the 2006 Disney movie Cars

Sheryl Crow

25. This song by the Grateful Dead from the 1970 album American Beauty, was recognised by the US Library of Congress as a national treasure in 1997, but what is it called?

Truckin

26. This song by Steppenwolf features in the 1969 road movie Easy Rider, what is its title?

Born to Be Wild

27. Tom Cochrane compared life to a road in this song from 1991, what is it called?

Life is a Highway

28. Which famous British band sang ‘Baby, you can drive my car, Yes, I’m gonna be a star’?

The Beatles

29. Which singer Drove all night on their 1989 album A Night to Remember? 

Cyndi Lauper

30. In the song Fun Fun Fun, the Beach Boys told us about a girl having fun in her car until Daddy takes it away.  What is the car? 

T-bird

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READ MORE: The Best Road Trip Quotes


Road trip trivia round 4: Rules of the road

Want some more car trip trivia?

31. In which country is it illegal for you to drive in flip-flops? 

Spain

32. In order to reduce congestion in this country it is illegal to drive vehicles with a license place ending in 1 or 2 on Mondays, 3 and 4 on Tuesdays, 5 and 6 Wednesdays, 7 and 8 Thursday and 9 and 0 on Friday, where is it?

Philippines

33. In Germany what is it illegal to do on the Autobahn? 

Stop, even if you run out of fuel!

34. In which American state is it illegal to drive blindfolded? 

Alabama

35. In which European country must you safely buckle up your pet if you take them with you in the car? 

Italy

36. In land locked Tennessee what is the only game you can legally shoot from a moving vehicle? 

Whales

37. In which country is it a legal requirement to carry your own breathalyser? 

France

38. In which country is it illegal to stop for pedestrians? 

China

39. In western Australia it is illegal to carry over 50kg of which vegetable in your car, unless you are a member of a certain corporation? 

Potatoes

40. In the UK it is illegal to drive with which part of your car dirty? 

Number plate


Road trip trivia round 5: Road trip picture round

Can you name the road, the region and the country? Up to you to decide how to distribute the points!

Quizz for road trip

41. Big Sur, California, America

42. Dempster Highway, Yukon, Canada

43. Garden Route, South Africa

44. Amalfi Coast, Italy

45. Sea Cliff Bridge, Australia

46. Giants Causeway, Ireland

47. North Coast 500, Scotland

48. Tianmen Mountain Road, Hunan

49. Champs-Élysées, Paris

50. Lombard Street, San Francisco

End of the road trip trivia quiz!

Hope you’ve enjoyed this trivia for road trips – check out my other quizzes to satisfy that quizzy fix.


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