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British Geography Quiz #2

Answer these random questions about the geography of the United Kingdom and its territories.
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First submittedFebruary 17, 2016
Last updatedJuly 1, 2019
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By surface area, what are the two largest Scottish lochs?
Loch Lomond
Loch Ness
What city is known as "Steel City" and was also the setting of the movie "The Full Monty"?
Sheffield
What city in France is geographically closest to Great Britain?
Calais
What city is home to Harland and Wolff, builders of the RMS Titanic?
Belfast
What sea, east of Great Britain, contains the Forties Oil Field?
North Sea
What is the collective name of the counties that are nearest to London?
Home Counties
What Pacific island was first settled by mutineers of the HMS Bounty?
Pitcairn
What is the main river flowing through the city of Cambridge?
River Cam
What city is home to the Bullring shopping district?
Birmingham
In what "district" would you find Scafell Pike, the tallest mountain in England?
Lake District
What county is located in the far southeast of England?
Kent
What British territory can be found in the Atlantic Ocean about 700 miles
east of the United States?
Bermuda
What region, starting with the letter U, includes all of Northern Ireland and some
of the Republic of Ireland?
Ulster
What city is located in the county of Merseyside?
Liverpool
What is the northernmost city with official city status in England?
Newcastle
What are the two largest cities in Wales?
Cardiff
Swansea
What sea is located between Great Britain and Ireland?
Irish Sea
What self-governing crown dependency is located in that sea?
Isle of Man
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level 75
Feb 9, 2019
Great quiz
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level 72
Feb 9, 2019
Maybe reference England, rather than the UK, for the Calais answer? Otherwise several French cities are closer to the Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey.
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level ∞
Feb 9, 2019
A little nitpicky, but okay. I changed it to Great Britain.
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level 73
Feb 9, 2019
more nitpicking: "the" Great Britain?
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level ∞
Feb 10, 2019
Haha, fixed
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level 51
Jul 1, 2019
The Channel Islands are not part of the UK though.
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level 52
Feb 13, 2019
rip, just typed in cumbria and then gave up, overthought that question way to much, was thinking districts were tiny and was like i have no idea :/
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level 56
Mar 11, 2019
Got 18/20, can't believe I forgot Liverpool......
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level 56
Jul 5, 2019
Yay got all this time
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level 60
Jul 1, 2019
Last answer is incorrect - Anglesey is larger at 276 sq. miles cf. 221 for Ellan Vannin (in Manx). You could also either ask for, or at least, accept the larger one's Welsh name (Ynys Mon) as an alternative.
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level ∞
Jul 1, 2019
The question has been changed, thanks.
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level 77
Jul 1, 2019
Oh. duh. Cam bridge... that's obvious.
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level 43
Jul 1, 2019
The most northerly city in England is Carlisle not Newcastle.
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level ∞
Jul 1, 2019
I see Newcastle at 54°58′ and Carlisle at 54°53′.
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level 36
Jul 1, 2019
Yep- Newcastle is further north than Carlisle.
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level 66
Jul 2, 2019
Wrong. Just check the map, Newcastle is clearly north of Carlisle.
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level 48
Jul 7, 2019
It’s closer to Scotland but isn’t further north
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level 44
Jul 2, 2019
Damn you Pitcairn
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level 62
Jul 3, 2019
Yay Pitcairn.