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Can You Pass This British Geography Quiz?

Do you know the geography of the British Isles as well as you think you do?

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  1. 1. ISLANDS: Which of these islands is Anglesey?

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The other two are the Isle of Man and the Isle of Wight.

  2. 2. What is the capital of Jersey?

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    Newport
    St Peter Port
    St Helier
  3. 3. Which of these Scottish island groups is further north?

  4. 4. From largest to smallest, which of these is the correct ranking of the Channel Islands?

    Jersey, Guernsey, Sark, Alderney
    Guernsey, Jersey, Sark, Alderney
    Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark
    Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, Sark
  5. 5. What is the capital of the Isle of Man?

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    Douglas
    Peel
    Castletown
  6. 6. FLAGS: Which county's flag is this?

    Cornwall
    Devon
    Tyne & Wear
  7. 7. Which of these is the flag of Guernsey?

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The other is Jersey.

  8. 8. Which county's flag is this?

    South Yorkshire
    Essex
    Dorset
  9. 9. Which of these is the correct flag of Wales?

  10. 10. Which of these is the flag of Derbyshire?

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The other two are Dorset and Notts.

  11. 11. CITIES: Which city is this?

    Aberdeen
    Dundee
    Edinburgh
  12. 12. Which city is further west?

    Edinburgh
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    Edinburgh
    Manchester
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    Manchester
  13. 13. Which of these shows the correct position of Belfast?

    A
    B
  14. 14. Which city is this?

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    Newcastle
    Belfast
    Cardiff
  15. 15. Name this city:

    York
    Newcastle
    Middlesbrough
  16. 16. ENGLISH COUNTIES: What is the biggest county by area?

    North Yorkshire
    North Yorkshire
    Lincolnshire
    Lincolnshire
    Cumbria
    Cumbria
  17. 17. Which county is this?

    Northamptonshire
    Hertfordshire
    Cambridgeshire
  18. 18. In which county would you find this attraction?

    Somerset
    Devon
    Wiltshire
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Stonehenge, obviously.

  19. 19. Which county is this?

    Cheshire
    Lancashire
    Merseyside
  20. 20. Which four counties share a border with Wales?

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    Merseyside, Cheshire, Shropshire, Gloucestershire
    Cheshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire
    Cheshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire
  21. 21. COUNTRIES: Where would you find the highest mountain in the UK?

    England
    England
    Scotland
    Scotland
    Northern Ireland
    Northern Ireland
    Wales
    Wales
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Ben Nevis, standing at 1,344 metres.

  22. 22. Which of these has the highest population?

    Wales
    Wales
    Scotland
    Scotland
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Scotland has a population of around 5.3 million, as opposed to Wales' 3 million.

  23. 23. Where would you find the largest lake in the UK?

    England
    England
    Scotland
    Scotland
    Northern Ireland
    Northern Ireland
    Wales
    Wales
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Lough Neagh in Northern Ireland, measuring around 19 miles across.

  24. 24. Which country reaches farthest north?

    Northern Ireland
    Northern Ireland
    England
    England
  25. 25. Which of these has the longest coastline?

    England
    England
    Scotland
    Scotland
    Northern Ireland
    Northern Ireland
    Wales
    Wales
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    If you include all the islands in the British Isles, Scotland has 11,550 miles of coastline, while England has just 6261 miles.

Can You Pass This British Geography Quiz?

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You passed! Just. But that's good enough for us. Well done!
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You did pretty well, but there's room for improvement. Give it another go!
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You really know your stuff. Excellent work!
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Impressive! You get to keep the Isle of Wight as a reward. Enjoy.
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Incredible. Full marks! Don't be surprised if they rename Wales in your honour.
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