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Multiple Choice UK Geography - 1

Can you identify the correct answer to each of these questions relating to the geography of the United Kingdom?
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Last updated: January 17, 2019
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1. Which strait separates the Isle of Wight from the mainland?
The Solent
Bristol Channel
Menai Strait
The Wash
2. Which river flows through the city of York?
Severn
Ouse
Trent
Aire
3. Which island is situated just off the coast of north-west wales?
Man
Alderney
Anglesey
Skomer
4. Which of these places is known as the 'Fair City'?
Perth
Edinburgh
Ayr
Inverness
5. How many counties make up Northern Ireland?
7
5
6
4
6. For what historic feature is the village of Avebury best known?
Cave paintings
Norman castle
Roman walls
Stone circles
7. What is the county town of Wiltshire?
Salisbury
Trowbridge
Swindon
Chippenham
8. Which city is famous as the home of the Beatles?
Liverpool
Manchester
Birmingham
London
9. Which of these towns or cities is on the west coast of Scotland?
Oban
Dundee
Aberdeen
Inverness
10. What is the northernmost county in England?
Northumberland
Cumbria
North Yorkshire
Tyne & Wear
11. Which motorway links West Bromwich to Exeter?
M5
M27
M11
M4
12. Which county is known as the 'Garden of England'?
Surrey
Norfolk
Hampshire
Kent
13. What was the UK's first National Park?
Dartmoor
Peak District
Lake District
Snowdonia
14. In which city would you find the 'Titanic Quarter'?
Plymouth
Southampton
Glasgow
Belfast
15. What is the highest peak in England?
Helvellyn
Scaffell
Scaffell Pike
Skiddaw
16. Which UK airport is located at Castle Donington?
East Midlands
Gatwick
Stansted
Manchester
17. What is the southernmost city in the United Kingdom?
Truro
Plymouth
Southampton
Exeter
18. What is the approximate straight line distance between Lands End and John o'Groats?
553 miles (890 km)
678 miles (1091 km)
602 miles (969 km)
735 miles (1183 km)
19. What is the principal city or town on the Shetland Islands
Lerwick
Stornoway
Stromness
Kirkwall
20. With what coastal feature is Dover associated?
High rolling dunes
White chalk cliffs
Golden sandy beaches
Expansive salt marshes
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