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UK Cities Map Quiz

Click the name of each highlighted British settlement.
  • Some of these are not technically "cities". Whingers will be banned.
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Click City:
Aberdeen
Belfast
Birmingham
Brighton
Bristol
Cardiff
Douglas
Dover
Edinburgh
Glasgow
Inverness
Kirkwall
Liverpool
London
Londonderry / Derry
Manchester
Newcastle
Norwich
Oxford
Plymouth
York
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0 guessed, 21 remaining
Answer Stats
City
% Correct
Your %
+14
level 73
Feb 2, 2014
On my screen it looks like the UK has come down with chicken pox.
+7
level 44
Nov 17, 2014
This. and it should probably get that one green one checked out
+1
level 25
Jul 3, 2016
Give him points for this.
+1
level 39
Feb 9, 2017
So true!
+2
level 30
Jan 12, 2018
WOOOOOO 9 on my first try and ive never heard of most of these
+1
level 30
Jan 12, 2018
only 6 wrong the second time
+1
level 30
Jan 12, 2018
NOOOOOOOOOO birmingham!???!??!?!
+1
level 45
Feb 2, 2014
Need a harder one
+1
level 66
Feb 4, 2014
Somehow got them all...
+3
level 19
Feb 6, 2014
100% 2 mins 48 seconds on first attempt... but then I'm British... so I guess I had a major advantage lol
+1
level 15
Jul 6, 2014
Same but with 2:37 remaining. I was surprised I knew so many!
+1
level 46
Apr 13, 2016
100% with 3:09 left. And I'm a Yank.
+2
level 37
Apr 16, 2016
100% with 3:12 left... And I'm a Nigerian 4 year old
+1
level 34
Feb 21, 2014
For some reason the names of British cities and counties just blur together in my mind
+1
level 57
May 3, 2018
There's a reason for that. Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, Yorkshire, Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Durham County. The county capitals often share the names of the counties.
+1
level 4
Mar 23, 2014
finally got them all
+1
level 30
Apr 13, 2014
Chill, people, it's just a quiz, the answer for the quiz master (thanks for taking the time to create this, by the way) is to re-title it British Isles cities.
+1
level 30
Jan 12, 2018
it doesnt include ireland
+1
level 30
Jan 12, 2018
ireland is part of the british isles the uk is northern ireland, scotland, wales, and england. this is obviously a UK map, not a british isles one.
+1
level 20
Apr 30, 2014
Perth, Dundee, Stirling and i think swansea at least are missing from this.
+1
level 30
Jan 12, 2018
perth is in australia....
+1
level 36
Jun 20, 2018
... and Scotland - Sublime1983 is right
+2
level 23
Jul 3, 2014
Easily got Cardiff from Torchwood
+1
level 22
Dec 20, 2016
YESSSS
+1
level 2
Jul 15, 2014
easy
+1
level 33
Sep 2, 2014
isle of man, jersey, guernsey etc are all independent little places that rule themselves, are not part of Britain, but have pledged allegiance to the British Crown. They belong to the Crown. The UK Government has no real say in these places. The reigning monarch is the ultimate Head of State, though all decisions he/she is asked to make will in fact be decided by the sitting Home Secretary. In the case of Jersey and Guernsey, their ruler since ancient times has been the Duke of Normandy. Due to William the Conqueror (Duke of Normandy) making himself King of England, that title is currently held by the reigning Monarch of Britain, and is seperate from her role as Queen. Isle of Man is slightly different, has been ruled by several countries, but English King became Lord of Mann around the late 1300's, and that title passes on to the current Monarch. Britain does do the foreign affairs for Man, and defence for all three, but thats it. And what about Wells, Ely, and St Asaph?
+2
level 36
Apr 14, 2016
All three of those cities are tiny, much better examples would be Portsmouth, Southampton and Leeds, all of which are not only bigger but also very important
+1
level 18
May 8, 2016
Cheers for the history lesson
+1
level 65
Jul 21, 2016
I found this genuinely interesting. I did take a semester of British public law at a reputable London University, but we didn't get into *that* level of detail!
+1
level 2
Dec 6, 2014
great challenge
+1
level 66
Dec 26, 2014
If I were to award a New Years Honour it would go to the quizmaster who has to put up with all the nit-pickers and pedants who try to score measly little points over nothing. Quizzes are for light enjoyment, there are no prizes and people taking part should do so in good spirit and remember that all over the world people are taking part, not just in their little backyard.
+1
level 47
Jan 27, 2015
Very surprised to get 100% on this. But the process of elimination can be quite effective. Clearly. I just started with the ones I knew and the ones I felt were right. At the end I was left with Aberdeen and Inverness, because I had doubts about which one was the northernmost of the two. Figured it had to be Inverness for some reason and I was right. Once again, I just surprised myself!
+1
level 50
Jan 29, 2015
Mmm, good quiz but Dover isn't a city...............
+1
level 36
Apr 14, 2016
Yeah, Canterbury might be a better choice
+1
level 36
Feb 10, 2015
Finally, 100% The ones giving me trouble were Newcastle, Norwich, Bristol, Brighton, Inverness, and Douglas.
+1
level 49
Jul 22, 2016
I got some of these easily. Bristol is just cross border to Cardiff in Wales. Brighton is right south of London. Newcastle is at northeastern corner of England. Scottish ones are my problem, anyway.
+1
level 46
Aug 30, 2016
I only struggled with Norwich and Birmingham. I kept confusing Newcastle/Norwich and Manchester/Birmingham.
+1
level 11
Feb 15, 2015
All correct with 2.57 remaining
+1
level 24
Feb 17, 2015
100 % 3.06 left
+1
level 46
Apr 13, 2016
100% with 3:09
+1
level 25
Jun 9, 2015
100% with 3:14 left. But then I am British!
+1
level 49
Aug 5, 2015
100% but I am British
+1
level 14
Aug 26, 2015
100% yay
+1
level 74
Aug 27, 2015
It makes me unreasonably happy to see York but not Leeds on this map.
+1
level 53
Apr 12, 2016
Hey brandybuck, check out my quiz page I have a Yorkshire football teams quiz up there!
+1
level 74
May 7, 2016
Sadly I know almost nothing about football.
+2
level 55
Sep 6, 2015
You should put way more cities on. It was too boring.
+1
level 8
Sep 27, 2015
Took a few tries, but finally got 100% with 3:08 left! :)
+1
level 2
Oct 29, 2015
this really helped me out, because I go to a private school, and the assessments at Christmas are really hard!!!!
+1
level 57
Nov 25, 2015
I only got 3! Guess I need to study up on the UK more! :)
+1
level 13
Dec 3, 2015
Manchestaaarrr 😂: an apprentice reference, my life though
+1
level 53
Apr 12, 2016
Check out my Manchester quiz on my page!
+1
level 7
Dec 18, 2015
Leeds is bigger than many of these cities.....so why is it not in this map quiz!!!!!!
+1
level 35
Oct 22, 2017
Leeds is not on there because it is insignificant unlike Truro which should be on there !
+1
level 36
Feb 8, 2016
I am from Italy. I have confused Liverpool with Manchester (venial mistake, come now!) and Cardiff with Belfast (ouch, unforgivable!). All in all, as my score is 19 on 21, I am satisfied.
+1
level 40
Apr 12, 2016
Never, ever confuse Liverpool with Mancs.
+1
level 34
Sep 18, 2016
How could you??? Liverpool is near the coast. Manchester is not.
+1
level 63
Nov 28, 2016
If you're not from the UK, you don't know those things automatically.
+1
level 48
Mar 25, 2016
21/21 at the first attempt!! Nice to know that I know my own country well. ;-)
+1
level 57
Apr 12, 2016
it all went wrong north of the border.
+1
level 46
Aug 12, 2017
it's where the wildlings are
+1
level 64
Apr 12, 2016
I got the English and NI ones all mixed up, but I got the Scottish ones (and the one Welsh one) all correct!
+1
level 45
Apr 12, 2016
Would like to point out Brighton isn't a city. It's The City of Brighton AND Hove!
+1
level 36
Apr 18, 2016
If Dover is included, then you need to start including Swansea, Canterbury, Sheffield, Leeds, Ipswich, Derby, Nottingham, Sunderland, Southampton, Bournemouth, plackpool, Bradford, reading, Coventry, Kingston-upon-hull, Stoke, Ect.
+1
level 66
Dec 20, 2016
Is that Plackpool near Breston?
+1
level 2
Jun 1, 2016
I got 100% with 3:18 left and I'm 12
+1
level 2
Jul 13, 2016
100% :) Great Quiz!
+1
level 2
Jul 13, 2016
100% :) Great Quiz!
+1
level 3
Sep 3, 2016
i got 3:04 minutes remaining and I aint that good at geography as im still at school
+1
level 31
Sep 6, 2016
I can't believe I got 100% on this. I'm not even British...
+1
level 70
Sep 18, 2016
I got all 36 and I'm Assyrian, working on my 3rd millennium. hehehe Actually got 16/21 first shot. Clean sweep in Wales, NIR, Isle of Man and Scotland. Hardly any point of reference beyond what I pick up watching the Premier League here in the States.
+1
level 49
Oct 22, 2016
Great quiz. Nice to see that the other countries haven't been left out too much.
+1
level 1
Nov 7, 2016
This is basically my way of preparing for a TEST
+1
level 2
Dec 6, 2016
that was helpful and good
+1
level 56
Feb 9, 2017
Previously pretty ignorant but 4/21 to 21/21 in four attempts. Good to know them!
+1
level 39
Feb 9, 2017
London is first and it and Glasgow are the only ones I got right
+1
level 21
Feb 12, 2017
I got 21/21. The average score is 14/21. That is rubbish.
+1
level 66
Feb 18, 2017
I wish I could get 14/21 from the 21 top cities of every country, I battle getting the top 4 or 5 of some countries.
+1
level 7
Feb 25, 2017
I got 2 right. But I have never been to the UK or looked at a map of it soooo
+1
level 2
May 5, 2017
I finally got all of the town correct.
+1
level 23
May 16, 2017
I'm an Asian but got it all right with2:15 spare...
+1
level 57
Jun 3, 2017
Got all the capitals and a couple of others from guessing, still no points though.
+1
level 36
Aug 12, 2017
Only 73% got Belfast? Also, it's not Londonderry, it's Derry/Doire :)
+1
level 39
Dec 15, 2017
Some of these places aren't actually official cities but no matter.
+1
level 14
Mar 22, 2018
Its hard to click on the exact spot
+1
level 45
Apr 19, 2018
Douglas is Isle of Man and that is NOT part of the UK - it's a British Crown Dependency.
+1
level 14
Jun 4, 2018
This is too easy. I did it with 2.39 remaining. Should cut the time to two mins.
+1
level 28
Jun 14, 2018
These quizzes are great learning tools for me. I read a lot of British history, so I should be more familiar with its geography.
+1
level 17
Jul 25, 2018
100% 3 mins remaining
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