England Geography Quiz: Where am I?

How much do you know about English places? Take our England Geography Quiz below to find out.

For each statement, choose which of the four options is being described.

(Answers at bottom of page):


English Places Quiz

1. I am a small island off the South West coast of Cornwall, famous for its gulf stream heated water.
Isle of Man
Isles of Scilly
Isle of Wight
Isle of Skye

2. I used to be England’s most dreaded prison. Former inmates include Elizabeth I, Anne Boleyn and Rudolf Hess.
Tower Of London
Pentonville
Wormwood Scrubs
Newgate

3. I am a city whose residents are known as Geordies.
Liverpool
Manchester
Birmingham
Newcastle

4. I am a museum based in a former power station on the Thames in London. I opened in the year 2000.
Tate Gallery
National Portrait Gallery
Tate Modern
Science Museum

5. I am a northern university city, whose cathedral home is to the tomb of the Venerable Bede.
Durham
Newcastle
Manchester
Leeds

6. I am a county containing the towns of Chelsford, Southend On Sea and Colchester
Essex
Sussex
Wessex
Middlesex

7. I am a naval vessel moored next to Tower Bridge in London. I am open to the public.
HMS Belfast
HMS Cardiff
HMS London
HMS Edinburgh

8. I am England’s longest river.
The Severn
The Thames
The Trent
The Humber

9. I am a county, famous for its cider, whose main town is Taunton.
Somerset
Dorset
Cornwall
Devon

10. I am a city on the Humber Estuary in the East Riding Of Yorkshire.
Lincoln
Norwich
Leeds
Hull

11. I am a seaside resort on the south coast. I am the setting for a Graham Greene novel whose title contains my name.
Brighton
Bournemouth
Eastbourne
Weymouth

12. I am a suburb of London, famous for its observatory and naval history.
Woolwich
Greenwich
Tilbury
Billingsgate

13. I am a London palace, now home to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Kensington Palace
Clarence House
St James Palace
Buckingham Palace

14. I am a Yorkshire coastal town and the home of James Cook who ‘discovered’ Australia for the British.
Scarborough
Bridlington
Filey
Whitby

15. I am the highest mountain in England.
Scarfell Pike
Ben Nevis
Snowdonia
Whernside

16. I am a London museum containing the Rosetta Stone, used to decipher Egyptian Hieroglyphics.
Natural History Museum
Science Museum
Victoria & Albert Museum
British Museum

17. I am the most southerly point in England.
Lands End
Lizard Point
The Needles, Isle Of Wight
John O’Groats

18. I am a suburb of London where England’s Rugby Union team is based.
Wembley
Lords
Twickenham
Wimbledon

19. I am the name of a college in both Oxford and Cambridge.
St Johns
Oriel
Downing
Girton

20. I am England’s most northerly town, whose local member of parliament recently called to be made part of Scotland.
Berwick-on-Tweed
Carlisle
Stirling
Alnwick


Answers:

  1. Isles of Scilly
  2. Tower Of London
  3. Newcastle
  4. Tate Modern
  5. Durham
  6. Essex
  7. HMS Belfast
  8. The Severn
  9. Somerset
  10. Hull
  11. Brighton
  12. Greenwich
  13. Kensington Palace
  14. Whitby
  15. Scarfell Pike
  16. British Museum
  17. Lizard Point
  18. Twickenham
  19. St Johns
  20. Berwick-on-Tweed

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