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How Well Do You Know Your UK Geography?

If you get more than 15 then you're flying high.

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  1. 1. First up, after London, what is the UK's biggest city by population?

    Glasgow
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    Glasgow
    Manchester
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    Manchester
    Birmingham
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    Birmingham
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Birmingham!

    Birmingham is now home to more than a million people.

  2. 2. Which county does this flag belong to?

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    Devon
    Cornwall
    Somerset
  3. 3. Which city is further north?

    Norwich
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    Norwich
    Coventry
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    Coventry
  4. 4. What's the largest English county by area?

    North Yorkshire
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    North Yorkshire
    Norfolk
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    Norfolk
    Cumbria
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    Cumbria
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's North Yorkshire!

    With an area of 8,654 km².

  5. 5. Which city does this harbour belong to?

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    Cardiff
    Aberdeen
    Portsmouth
  6. 6. What is the UK's longest river?

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    River Thames
    River Wye
    River Severn
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the Severn!

    The Severn runs through parts of Wales and England and is 9km longer than the Thames.

  7. 7. And what about the highest mountain?

    Mount Snowdon
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    Mount Snowdon
    Ben Nevis
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    Ben Nevis
    Ben Macdui
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    Ben Macdui
  8. 8. Which has the bigger population?

    Liverpool
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    Liverpool
    Bristol
    Bristol
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Liverpool!

    With a population of around 440,000, it beats Bristol's 380,000.

  9. 9. Which of these Channel Islands is furthest south?

    Alderney
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    Alderney
    Guernsey
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    Guernsey
    Jersey
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    Jersey
  10. 10. Where would you find this cathedral?

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    York
    Cambridge
    Canterbury
  11. 11. Where is this?

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    Leeds
    Belfast
    Exeter
  12. 12. Which is bigger by population?

    Cardiff
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    Cardiff
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Bradford!

    Bradford has a population of around 467,000, compared to Cardiff's 310,000.

  13. 13. Which county is this the flag of?

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    Yorkshire
    Kent
    Lancashire
  14. 14. Which of these is NOT a real place name?

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    Arse
    Shitterton
    Bitchfield
  15. 15. Which is further south?

  16. 16. In which county would you find the Angel of the North?

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    Northumberland
    Tyne and Wear
    Westmorland
  17. 17. Where is Dartmoor?

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    Devon
    Worcestershire
    Gloucestershire
  18. 18. Which London borough is largest by population?

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    Southwark
    Croydon
    Kensington and Chelsea
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Croydon!

    2013 figures show Croydon to have a population of nearly 373,000, compared to 298,000 in Southwark and just 156,000 in Kensington and Chelsea.

  19. 19. Which is furthest north?

    Newcastle
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    Newcastle
    Sunderland
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    Sunderland
    Middlesbrough
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    Middlesbrough
  20. 20. And finally, what is Britain's rainiest city?

    Plymouth
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    Plymouth
    Cardiff
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    Cardiff
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Cardiff!

    According to a Met Office study last year, the Welsh capital suffers 115cm of rain a year.

How Well Do You Know Your UK Geography?

Are you even from here?

Seriously though, are you?

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Worth an MBE

A pretty good effort, but you've still got a little way to go if you want to be a true master of UK geography. Best do a little travelling, what a shame...

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You're basically the Queen

You know so much about the UK you may as well rule it – great job!

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