UK Geographical Extremes: 10 questions

  1. Slieve Donard is the highest mountain in which member country of the United Kingdom?
  2. Is the highest point in Wales higher or lower than the highest point in England?
  3. With a population of approximately 1,600, what is the smallest city in the United Kingdom?
  4. According to a survey by Zoopla in 2017, in which London borough is the street with the most expensive houses in the UK, with an average price of £35,696,711 per house?
  5. With 2.7 million visits in 2017, what is the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom, according to a survey by Visit Britain?
  6. What is the most easterly town in the United Kingdom?
  7. In which city is the tallest building in the United Kingdom outside of London?
  8. In terms of floor area, which city has the largest cathedral in the United Kingdom?
  9. At 912 square miles, what is the largest National Park in England and Wales?
  10. In which famously flat county is the village of Holme, the lowest point of the United Kingdom at 7 metres below sea level?

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  1. Slieve Donard is the highest mountain in which member country of the United Kingdom?
    A: Northern Ireland
  2. Is the highest point in Wales higher or lower than the highest point in England?
    A: Higher
  3. With a population of approximately 1,600, what is the smallest city in the United Kingdom?
    A: St. David’s
  4. According to a survey by Zoopla in 2017, in which London borough is the street with the most expensive houses in the UK, with an average price of £35,696,711 per house?
    A: Kensington and Chelsea
  5. With 2.7 million visits in 2017, what is the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom, according to a survey by Visit Britain?
    A: The Tower of London
  6. What is the most easterly town in the United Kingdom?
    A: Lowestoft
  7. In which city is the tallest building in the United Kingdom outside of London?
    A: Manchester
  8. In terms of floor area, which city has the largest cathedral in the United Kingdom?
    A: Liverpool
  9. At 912 square miles, what is the largest National Park in England and Wales?
    A: The Lake District
  10. In which famously flat county is the village of Holme, the lowest point of the United Kingdom at 7 metres below sea level?
    A: Cambridgeshire

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