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British Isles - Landmarks
Loch Ness in Scotland is thought by some to have a monster living in it.

British Isles - Landmarks

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 important landmarks in the British Isles. It is one of 50 quizzes to help you understand the world around you.

It is good to know about the country you live in. It is also good to find out about other parts of the world. At school and at home you will have seen important landmarks. Landmarks are important buildings or things like mountains. They help you find out where you are. This quiz is all about some important landmarks around the British Isles.

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1.
The Romans built this wall across the north of what is now England. What is it called?
Hadrian’s Wall
Antonine Wall
Great Wall of China
Western Wall
Hadrian’s Wall runs from the Irish Sea to the North Sea
2.
Sam’s family are going to see their cousin in Scotland. They are on a train. The train is going from Edinburgh to Aberdeen. What famous bridge does the train cross just north of Edinburgh?
Severn Bridge
Humber Bridge
Forth Bridge
Tower Bridge
Have you seen a picture of the Forth Rail Bridge? What does it look like?
3.
In which city is Buckingham Palace?
Edinburgh
Cardiff
London
York
The Queen lives at Buckingham Palace
4.
Which famous lake in Scotland is meant to have a monster?
Loch Lomond
Loch Awe
Loch Ness
Loch Tay
Do you believe in the Loch Ness monster?
5.
Stone circles were built thousands of years ago. Which one of these is a famous stone circle in Wiltshire?
Stonehenge
Old Trafford
Wembley
Hadrian’s Wall
Have you seen Stonehenge? What word describes it?
6.
On the north coast of Ireland there is a famous causeway. It is made of blocks of rock. What is it called?
Giant’s Causeway
Big Causeway
Long Causeway
High Causeway
Look up Giant’s Causeway on the internet
7.
What is Big Ben?
A watch
A clock
A shop
A bridge
Big Ben is the clock in the Houses of Parliament, in London
8.
The London Eye is a big wheel. Which river is right next to the London Eye?
Mersey
Clyde
Severn
Thames
Have you been on the London Eye?
9.
In which English county is the Channel Tunnel?
Northumberland
Kent
Cornwall
Cumbria
The Channel Tunnel starts near Folkestone in Kent
10.
Which is the highest mountain in the British Isles?
Ben Nevis
Scafell Pike
Snowdon
Cairngorm
Ben Nevis is in Scotland
Author:  David Bland

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