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Multiple Choice UK Geography - 1

Can you identify the correct answer to each of these questions relating to the geography of the United Kingdom?
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1. Which strait separates the Isle of Wight from the mainland?
Menai Strait
Bristol Channel
The Solent
The Wash
2. Which river flows through the city of York?
Severn
Ouse
Aire
Trent
3. Which island is situated just off the coast of north-west wales?
Skomer
Anglesey
Man
Alderney
4. Which of these places is known as the 'Fair City'?
Edinburgh
Ayr
Inverness
Perth
5. How many counties make up Northern Ireland?
6
4
7
5
6. For what historic feature is the village of Avebury best known?
Norman castle
Roman walls
Stone circles
Cave paintings
7. What is the county town of Wiltshire?
Trowbridge
Salisbury
Chippenham
Swindon
8. Which city is famous as the home of the Beatles?
Manchester
Birmingham
London
Liverpool
9. Which of these towns or cities is on the west coast of Scotland?
Aberdeen
Oban
Inverness
Dundee
10. What is the northernmost county in England?
North Yorkshire
Northumberland
Cumbria
Tyne & Wear
11. Which motorway links West Bromwich to Exeter?
M27
M5
M4
M11
12. Which county is known as the 'Garden of England'?
Norfolk
Kent
Hampshire
Surrey
13. What was the UK's first National Park?
Lake District
Peak District
Dartmoor
Snowdonia
14. In which city would you find the 'Titanic Quarter'?
Belfast
Glasgow
Southampton
Plymouth
15. What is the highest peak in England?
Helvellyn
Scaffell
Skiddaw
Scaffell Pike
16. Which UK airport is located at Castle Donington?
East Midlands
Gatwick
Manchester
Stansted
17. What is the southernmost city in the United Kingdom?
Southampton
Truro
Plymouth
Exeter
18. Which English Cathedral is known as the 'Ship of the Fens'?
Peterborough
Lincoln
Ely
Norwich
19. What is the principal city or town on the Shetland Islands
Kirkwall
Stromness
Stornoway
Lerwick
20. With what coastal feature is Dover associated?
Expansive salt marshes
Golden sandy beaches
White chalk cliffs
High rolling dunes
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Level 86
Mar 23, 2022
Excellent quiz, nominated