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Largest Islands in the British Isles (with map)

Can you name the twelve largest islands of the British Isles?
Area is in kilometres squared
Quiz by Jiaozira
First submittedNovember 26, 2016
Last updatedNovember 27, 2016
Times taken9,718
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Great Britain
Lewis and Harris
Shetland Mainland
Isle of Man
Orkney Mainland
Isle of Arran
Isle of Wight
level 55
Nov 27, 2016
Got all but Islay, Lewis/Harris are a must visit for all who can get there, spectacular landscape and beaches, but cold year round
level 84
Nov 28, 2016
I typed Islay first, because I'm sipping on a single malt from there (Ardbeg) while taking the quiz :)
level 73
Feb 3, 2017
Try the Corryvreckan one if you haven't already ;)
level 83
Nov 28, 2016
Spent a long time trying to put in North and South Uist, Hoy, and Jura before realizing they were grey and not yellow.
level 84
Nov 28, 2016
Same here. Not clear until I zoomed in
level 71
Jan 31, 2017
Interested that more people get the Isle of Man than Britain
level 56
Feb 26, 2017
It didn't even occur to me to type Britain or Ireland. :(
level 45
Feb 27, 2017
Could you not figure it out from the areas?
level 49
Feb 27, 2017
It is because many people do not know that the island is called Great Britain. Some think the country is Great Britain, some think the empire is Great Britain, some think England is Great Britain.
level 70
Mar 2, 2017
Empire? Don't tell 'em your name, Pike!
level 51
Apr 15, 2017
Very unfortunate they didn't notice the big bold letters saying Largest Island in the BRITISH Isles at the top.
level 66
Nov 6, 2018
Some (like me) think that the island is actually called "Britain". "Great Britain" consists of England Scotland and Wales including all their islands (so, all the ones in this quiz except for Ireland and the Isle of Man). Otherwise what is the "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland"? Are you trying to tell me that it doesn't include Skye, Lewis, Anglesey etc? So clearly if England, Wales and Scotland are collectively "Great Britain" then their main Island is simply Britain. Logical?
level 64
Feb 26, 2017
Ah, I only tried Mainland. Never thought of putting Orkney or Shetland in front.
level 56
Feb 26, 2017
Same thing with me
level 79
Feb 26, 2017
Wow. Only got 4. Good job, me.
level 61
Feb 26, 2017
Please accept Ynys Môn for Anglesey.
level 67
Feb 26, 2017
You want the Welsh Language quiz.
level 50
Feb 27, 2017
Why no Jersey and Guernsey?
level 60
Feb 27, 2017
They are too small to be included.
level 43
Mar 9, 2017
Also they are part of Normandy, geographically speaking.
level 52
Jul 12, 2017
Can GB be accepted for Great Britain? It's often referred to as that
level 45
Aug 10, 2017
I took this quiz while i was on the isle of arran and i didnt get it.
level 42
Feb 9, 2019
Got all! Yay!
level 31
May 29, 2019
Jersey and Guernsey are part of the British isles, haven't been associated with Normandy since 1200's