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Updated on Apr 2, 2020. Posted on Mar 15, 2016

Can You Pass This British Geography Quiz?

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

  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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  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?

  5. 5. What is the capital of the Isle of Man?

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

  7. 7. Which of these is the flag of Guernsey?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The other is Jersey.

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

  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?

  12. 12. Which city is further west?

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

  14. 14. Which city is this?

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  15. 15. Name this city:

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

  17. 17. Which county is this?

  18. 18. In which county would you find this attraction?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Stonehenge, obviously.

  19. 19. Which county is this?

  20. 20. Which four counties share a border with Wales?

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  21. 21. COUNTRIES: Where would you find the highest mountain in the UK?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

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

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

    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?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

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

  24. 24. Which country reaches farthest north?

  25. 25. Which of these has the longest coastline?

    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.

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