British Isles - Cities
Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and is famous for its castle.

British Isles - Cities

This quiz addresses part of the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2 in Geography. Specifically it looks at some of the major cities of the British Isles. It is one of 50 quizzes to help you understand the world around you.

At school in geography you have found out about the countries that make up Great Britain and Ireland. You also know the capital cities. In geography you use maps to find out where people live. There are lots of other big cities in the British Isles. Do you know the names of some of the major cities of the British Isles? This quiz will help you find out a little bit more about them.

  1. What is the capital city of the Republic of Ireland?
    Dublin is on the east coast of Ireland
  2. What is the capital of Wales?
    Cardiff is also the largest city in Wales. Swansea is the next largest city in Wales
  3. Which is the largest city in the south-west of England?
    Can you find Bristol on a map of Great Britain?
  4. Which one of these big cities is in the north of England?
    Manchester is in North West England
  5. This city is in the Midlands of England. It is the second largest city in the British Isles.
    Birmingham is not far from the middle of England
  6. Which is the largest city in Scotland?
    Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, but Glasgow is the biggest city in Scotland
  7. This big city is a port in north-west England.
    Liverpool is on the River Mersey
  8. Which is the largest city in the British Isles?
    London is the capital of the United Kingdom
  9. What is the capital city of Scotland?
    Edinburgh has a famous castle
  10. What is the capital of Northern Ireland?
    Can you find Belfast on a map of the British Isles?

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