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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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Last updated: October 19, 2020
First submittedJanuary 17, 2019
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1. Which strait separates the Isle of Wight from the mainland?
The Wash
The Solent
Bristol Channel
Menai Strait
2. Which river flows through the city of York?
Aire
Ouse
Trent
Severn
3. Which island is situated just off the coast of north-west wales?
Anglesey
Man
Alderney
Skomer
4. Which of these places is known as the 'Fair City'?
Perth
Ayr
Edinburgh
Inverness
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
Stone circles
Roman walls
Cave paintings
7. What is the county town of Wiltshire?
Salisbury
Chippenham
Trowbridge
Swindon
8. Which city is famous as the home of the Beatles?
London
Liverpool
Manchester
Birmingham
9. Which of these towns or cities is on the west coast of Scotland?
Aberdeen
Inverness
Oban
Dundee
10. What is the northernmost county in England?
North Yorkshire
Cumbria
Northumberland
Tyne & Wear
11. Which motorway links West Bromwich to Exeter?
M5
M4
M27
M11
12. Which county is known as the 'Garden of England'?
Surrey
Norfolk
Kent
Hampshire
13. What was the UK's first National Park?
Dartmoor
Snowdonia
Peak District
Lake District
14. In which city would you find the 'Titanic Quarter'?
Plymouth
Southampton
Belfast
Glasgow
15. What is the highest peak in England?
Scaffell
Helvellyn
Scaffell Pike
Skiddaw
16. Which UK airport is located at Castle Donington?
Stansted
East Midlands
Manchester
Gatwick
17. What is the southernmost city in the United Kingdom?
Exeter
Southampton
Truro
Plymouth
18. Which English Cathedral is known as the 'Ship of the Fens'?
Peterborough
Norwich
Lincoln
Ely
19. What is the principal city or town on the Shetland Islands
Stromness
Kirkwall
Lerwick
Stornoway
20. With what coastal feature is Dover associated?
High rolling dunes
Golden sandy beaches
White chalk cliffs
Expansive salt marshes
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Level 73
Mar 23, 2022
Excellent quiz, nominated