British Cities Trivia Quiz IIPrintable British Geography Trivia Questions
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Which city is known as "the city of dreaming spires"?
Oxford - The term was coined by poet Matthew Arnold.
Which of the following British cities lies on the River Cam?
Cambridge - Cambridge is about 50 miles north of London.
Which of the following British cities lies furthest north?
Dundee - Officially known as the City of Dundee, Dundee is Scotland's fourth largest city.
Which of these British cities has a population of approximately 10,000?
d. City of Westminster
Wells - Often described as England's smallest city, Wells has had city status since medieval times due to the presence of Wells Cathedral.
"Aquae Sulis" is the Latin name for which city?
c. Brighton and Hove
Bath - Located in the valley of the River Avon, Bath became a World Heritage Site in 1987.
During the 11th Century, which was the second largest English city after London?
Norwich - Norwich was named as England's first UNESCO City of Literature in 2012.
Geographically, in terms of area, which of these cities is larger?
Leeds - The third-largest city in the United Kingdom, Leeds is located in West Yorkshire, England.
Kimmeridge Clay Quarry is located in which British city?
Ely - Ely is built on a 23-square-mile Kimmeridge Clay island.
Of the following British cities, which is the most populated?
Bristol - Bristol is England's sixth and the United Kingdom's eighth most populous city.
"Preserve and Prosper" appears on the coat of arms of which British city?
Wakefield - Wakefield was dubbed as the 'Merrie City' in the Middle Ages.
Roker is a famous seaside resort in which British City?
Sunderland - Roker is located east of the North Sea.
"Warehouse City" is a name often given to which British City?
Manchester - Manchester achieved city status in 1853.
Which city lies 15 miles from Blackpool and 27 miles from Manchester?
Preston - Preston was granted city status in 2002.
Which city was known as New Sarum until 2009?
a. St Albans
Salisbury - Stonehenge is about 8 miles northwest of Salisbury.
Which of the following cities was granted city status BEFORE the others?
Lancaster - Lancaster was granted city status in 1937.
Which of these cities is most easterly?
Gloucester - Gloucester lies close to the Welsh border on the River Severn.
Which British city spans the flood plain of the River Eden?
Carlisle - Carlisle is the second most northerly city in England.
Which is Britain's only "island city"?
Portsmouth - Portsmouth is nicknamed 'Pompey'.
What is the capital city of Wales?
c. St Asaph
Cardiff - Cardiff is the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom.
Which of these British cities has the most international visitors?
Edinburgh - Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland.
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