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I'm Countin' On You to Know Your Counties - Quiz

The Counties of the England & Wales. 20 Questions.

 
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1

What county is south of Lincolnshire and east of Hertfordshire?

  • Bedfordshire
  • Norfolk
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Essex

2

The county town of East Susex is what?

  • Eastbourne
  • Hastings
  • Brighton
  • Lewes

3

The county town of Wiltshire is what?

  • Yeovil
  • Bath
  • Trowbridge
  • Winchester

4

Which county is bordered by Wales and Shropshire?

  • Staffordshire
  • Herefordshire
  • Gloucestershire
  • Avon

5

Match the county towns to their counties.

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Left

  • Canterbury
  • Guildford
  • Carlisle
  • Shrewsbury

Right

  • Cumbria
  • Shropshire
  • Surrey
  • Kent

6

What county is south of Oxfordshire and north of Hampshire?

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7

If I traveled from Durham to Wakefield, which county would I have passed though?

  • East Riding
  • North Yorkshire
  • Tyne & Wear
  • Nottinghamshire

8

Beverely is the county town of where?

  • Dyfed
  • Rutland
  • East Riding
  • Northumberland

9

Put the islands off the coast of their counties.

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Left

  • Isle of Wight
  • Anglessey
  • Mersea
  • St Agnus

Right

  • Essex
  • Hampshire
  • Gwynedd
  • Cornwall

10

Warwickshire has which two counties to the west and east?

  • Worcestershire & Nottinghamshire
  • Nottinghamshire & Bedfordshire
  • Northamptonshire & Leicestershire
  • Worcestershire & Northamptonshire

11

What is the county town of Northumberland?

  • Alnwick
  • Berwick upon Tweed
  • Morpeth
  • Newcastle upon Tyne

12

Match the county towns to their counties.

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Left

  • Reading
  • Ipswich
  • Taunton
  • Truro

Right

  • Berkshire
  • Suffolk
  • Cornwall
  • Somerset

13

Put these counties in west to east order.

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  • Powys
  • Herefordshire
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Dyfed

14

Going in a straight line between Berkshire and Kent, which county would I pass through?

  • Greater London
  • East Sussex
  • Surrey
  • West Sussex

15

Don't start whinging, you have plenty of time. Place the county that is to the north of the one stated.

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Left

  • Suffolk
  • Wiltshire
  • Leicestershire
  • Glamorgan

Right

  • Gloucestershire
  • Derbyshire
  • Norfolk
  • Powys

16

Greater applies to two areas. Which ones?

  • Birmingham & London
  • Manchester & Yorkshire
  • London & Manchester
  • London & Yorkshire

17

How many counties derive their names from their countuy towns. ? ie' Cambridge and Cambridgeshire.

  • 16
  • 21
  • 7
  • 11

18

If I crossed The Wash in a SE direction, which two counties would I be connecting?

  • Norfolk & Linclonshire
  • Cambridgeshire & Lincolnshire
  • Lincolnshire & Norfolk
  • Cambridgeshire & Suffolk

19

What is the most westerly county of Wales?

  • Dyfed
  • Pembrokshire
  • Anglessey
  • Clwyd

20

Which county is not a home county ?

  • Essex
  • Surrey
  • Hampshire
  • Middlesex

 

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