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Britain Quiz

Are you an Islander or a Mainlander? How much do you know about the islands surrounding Great Britain? 10 Questions.

 
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1

The Old Man of Hoy on the island of Orkney, is a famous what?

  • Prehistoric cave drawing
  • Sandstone Sea stack
  • Mummified remains of the oldest known European

2

Which island off the coast of North Devon was once famous for its puffin colony, now sadly depleted?

  • Lundy
  • St Georges'
  • Burgh

3

Anglesey, off the coast of North Wales is connected to the mainland by which famous bridge?

  • Devil's bridge
  • Menai bridge
  • Severn bridge

4

Which of the Channel Islands is closest to France?

  • Jersey
  • Guernsey
  • Alderney

5

What is Islay, in the Inner Hebrides, famous for producing?

  • Malt Whisky
  • Knitwear
  • Smoked salmon

6

Mann Island is an area of which major British city?

  • Cardiff
  • Glasgow
  • Liverpool

7

Which British island features Ryde as its largest town?

  • Isle of Wight
  • Isle of Man
  • Jersey

8

The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is in which English county?

  • Cumbria
  • Northumberland
  • Durham

9

The Isle of Man is closest to the mainland of which of these countries?

  • England
  • Scotland
  • Wales

10

Which of these Shetland isles is the northernmost of the inhabited British islands?

  • Bressay
  • Fair Isle
  • Unst

 

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