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UK Geography Quiz!

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1

In which part of the UK would you find the Metro Centre Shopping Complex?

  • Derby
  • Milton Keynes
  • Rotherham
  • Gateshead

2

Where is Portishead?

  • On the Dorset coast
  • On the Severn Estuary, close to Bristol
  • Close to Bangor, North Wales
  • Just by Hyde Park in London

3

Which town, with a famous University, is to be found half-way between Derby and Leicester on the A6?

  • Warwick
  • Aston
  • Loughborough
  • Keele

4

If you head along Piccadilly to Hyde Park Corner then head Southwards along Grosvenor Road, what has been on your left the whole time?

  • Buckingham Palace
  • Harrods
  • Japanese tourists
  • Wormwood Scrubs Prison

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Where is this?

  • Llangollen
  • The Chiltern Hundreds
  • Cheddar Gorge
  • The Trossachs

6

Cheddar Gorge owes its dramatic appearance thanks mainly to which rock?

  • Pumice
  • Limestone
  • Schist
  • Basalt

7

After Heathrow and Gatwick, which UK airport is the third largest in relation to passenger numbers?

  • Hull
  • East Midlands
  • Leeds/Bradford
  • Manchester

8

Head directly north out of Leeds and you will pass through Harrogate. Keep going and approx 15 miles further north you will arrive in which City? (it is the only city on the list)

  • Wetherby
  • Barnsley
  • Ripon
  • Clitheroe

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On the Isle of Orkney you will find a 500 ft sea stack of red sandstone. By what name is it known?

  • Tall Tony
  • Guardian of the Tumblars
  • The Giants Toothpick
  • The Old Man of Hoy

10

Which of these ranges of hills is not in England?

  • Malverns
  • Breckon Beacons
  • Mendips
  • Chilterns

11

What is the county town of Kent?

  • Maidstone
  • Folkestone
  • Dover
  • Canterbury

12

What is Salop?

  • A cave in Cumbria
  • A traditional Devonshire cream pie
  • A crust that forms across Scarborough Bay
  • An abbreviation of Shropshire

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Spurn Head is a sand _______ found in the Humber Estuary. What word is missing?

  • spring
  • spit
  • castle
  • dart

14

Which of these South coast towns and cities is furthest West?

  • Weymouth
  • Portsmouth
  • Eastbourne
  • Christchurch

15

Which town is the most easterly in the UK?

  • Clacton
  • Lowestoft
  • Scarborough
  • Hull

 

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