The British Isles Quiz - Counties - English Counties 2 (Questions)

There are different uses for the word 'county'. These quizzes are about the 48 geographic counties of England - sometimes known as the ceremonial counties.

How well do you know the English counties - here is your chance to find out!

1. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Hampshire
[ ] Leicestershire
[ ] Rutland
[ ] Lancashire
2. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Shropshire
[ ] Staffordshire
[ ] Durham
[ ] Hertfordshire
3. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Berkshire
[ ] Northumberland
[ ] Devon
[ ] Cornwall
4. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Buckinghamshire
[ ] Tyne and Wear
[ ] Northumberland
[ ] Kent
5. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Leicestershire
[ ] Dorset
[ ] West Yorkshire
[ ] Rutland
6. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Suffolk
[ ] Surrey
[ ] Essex
[ ] Cornwall
7. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Lincolnshire
[ ] East Riding of Yorkshire
[ ] Suffolk
[ ] West Yorkshire
8. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Northumberland
[ ] Gloucestershire
[ ] Tyne and Wear
[ ] Isle of Wight
9. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Berkshire
[ ] Oxfordshire
[ ] Worcestershire
[ ] Wiltshire
10. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Shropshire
[ ] Somerset
[ ] Dorset
[ ] Essex

 

The British Isles Quiz - Counties - English Counties 2 (Answers)
1. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Hampshire
[x] Leicestershire
[ ] Rutland
[ ] Lancashire
2. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Shropshire
[x] Staffordshire
[ ] Durham
[ ] Hertfordshire
3. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Berkshire
[ ] Northumberland
[ ] Devon
[x] Cornwall
4. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Buckinghamshire
[ ] Tyne and Wear
[x] Northumberland
[ ] Kent
5. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Leicestershire
[ ] Dorset
[ ] West Yorkshire
[x] Rutland
6. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Suffolk
[ ] Surrey
[x] Essex
[ ] Cornwall
7. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Lincolnshire
[x] East Riding of Yorkshire
[ ] Suffolk
[ ] West Yorkshire
8. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Northumberland
[ ] Gloucestershire
[x] Tyne and Wear
[ ] Isle of Wight
9. What is the name of this geographic county?
[x] Berkshire
[ ] Oxfordshire
[ ] Worcestershire
[ ] Wiltshire
10. What is the name of this geographic county?
[ ] Shropshire
[ ] Somerset
[x] Dorset
[ ] Essex