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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?

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

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

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

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

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

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    The other is Jersey.

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

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

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

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    The other two are Dorset and Notts.

  11. 11. CITIES: Which city is this?

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

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

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    A
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    B
  14. 14. Which city is this?

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    Newcastle
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    Belfast
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    Cardiff
  15. 15. Name this city:

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

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

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

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    Somerset
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    Devon
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    Wiltshire
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    Wrong!

    It's Stonehenge, obviously.

  19. 19. Which county is this?

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

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

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    England
    England
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    Scotland
    Scotland
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    Northern Ireland
    Northern Ireland
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    Wales
    Wales
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    It's Ben Nevis, standing at 1,344 metres.

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

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    Wales
    Wales
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    Scotland
    Scotland
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    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?

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

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

  24. 24. Which country reaches farthest north?

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

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

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

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