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GB cities quiz

overvew-gb-mapTime to challenge yourself – how well do you know Great Britain’s cities? You at the back, no Googling!

Question 1: In which city is the Great Central Railway, the only place in the world where you can see full-size steam engines passing each other, located?

A: Leeds

B: Birmingham

C: Leicester

D: Manchester

Question 2: Which city, sitting on a five-mile stretch of beach, is home to the National Waterfront Museum?

A: Bournemouth

B: Swansea

C: Brighton

D: Truro

Question 3: In which city can you see the Victory, Warrior and what’s left of the Mary Rose?

A: Southampton

B: Plymouth

C: London

D: Portsmouth

Question 4: Ah ha! This city has over 1,500 heritage buildings from every British era, including the beautiful Dragon Hall. Which is it?

A: Norwich

B: Bristol

C: Cardiff

D: Liverpool

Question 5: Which city should you head to if you want to go looking for the Loch Ness Monster, as it’s just a 13.3 mile drive away from the loch?

A: Edinburgh

B: Inverness

C: Dundee

D: Aberdeen

Question 6: If you want to see a tropical garden the size of 30 football pitches, which westerly city should you head to?

A: Bath

B: Salisbury

C: Exeter

D: Truro

Question 7: In which iconic seaside resort can you see the stunning Royal Pavilion?

A: Brighton

B: Portsmouth

C: Plymouth

D: Swansea

Question 8: In which city would you find a former flax mill, once considered the biggest single room in the world, with a façade modelled on Egypt’s Temple of Horus?

A: Liverpool

B: Manchester

C: Birmingham

D: Leeds

Question 9: The magnificent Hadrian’s Wall is 84 miles long, but through which of the following cities does it stretch?

A: Bath

B: Newcastle

C: York

D: Durham

Question 10: This city is perhaps best known for being home to a famous zoo and a castle, but it’s also where the National Museum of Scotland is located, which is it?

A: Glasgow

B: Inverness

C: Edinburgh 

D: Aberdeen

Once you’ve had a go, check your answers here. Good luck!

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4 Responses

    1. Hi Glenn

      Thanks for the message – I’ve just checked on a few devices, internal and external, and the PDF opens up displaying the answers on all of them. Could you please try again, and if it still isn’t working, let us know and we can email the answers over to you.

      Thanks, Gemma

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