How well do you know English cities?
Take our quiz (taken from the September 2018 issue of theanglophile magazine) to find out.
1. In which county is England’s southernmost city, Truro?
2. In which county does the cathedral city of Ely lie?
3. The Queen’s son, Andrew, is Duke of which city?
4. The inhabitants of which city are known as Scousers?
5. Which city is built on the banks of the river Tyne?
6. Which is the largest city in the county of Norfolk?
7. Which English city shares the name with a wet household item?
8. Which hill range lies between the cities of Leeds and Manchester?
9. In which county is the city of Chelmsford?
10. The Sheriff of which English city is in the Robin Hood stories?
11. In which city is the Clifton Suspension Bridge?
12. Which river runs through Liverpool?
13. Which Kent city’s Archbishop is the leader of the Anglican church?
14. Which city is named after England’s first Christian martyr?
Answer: St. Albans
15. From which city did the Mayflower sail for the New World in 1620?
16. In which city is Lime Street Station?
17. Which city’s ‘true’ inhabitants are said to be with hearing distance of Bow Bells?
18. In which city is the River Thames known as the Isis?
19. Which city’s two Premier League soccer teams are call United and City?
20. Which National Park lies between the cities of Sheffield and Derby?
Answer: Peak District