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The BIG England Nature Quiz – 50 Questions

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Welcome to the BIG England Nature Quiz! If you want to test your England nature knowledge with a nature quiz, then you are going to love the next few minutes of your life.

I wanted to put together a 50-question English nature quiz. With 50 England nature questions and answers, all about nature in England, I guarantee you’ll get at least 10 right.

Hopefully.

Do you know about England’s National Parks, how long our coastline is, or the best views in England?

Well, step right up, here’s the BIG England nature quiz. Grab a pen and paper, or get a Word document open and challenge your friends to a duel.


England Nature Quiz Questions & Answers

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There are five rounds to this England nature quiz, consisting of 10 nature quiz questions.

The answers are listed at the end. Don’t scroll too far!

Make sure to share your scores at the bottom of the post. I’d love to know how you get on with these nature quiz questions and answers.

Good luck and have fun!

May the British nature quiz BEGIN…


1. England nature quiz: National Parks and Lakes Round

See how many answers you can get to these quiz questions about nature in England…

1. How many national parks does England have?

2. Which National Park has the highest sea cliffs?

3. Which lake is England’s biggest lake by area?

4. Which national park in England has both the highest mountain and the deepest lake in England?

Cheddar Gorge

5. Which was Britain’s first ever national park?

6. England’s newest national park is?

7. Lake district is known for having many water bodies. How many are there in total?

8. Which of England’s 10 national parks is the least visited?

9. Which is England’s most visited national park?

10. There is a city in England that is a national park city, actually the first national park city in the world. Can you name it?


 2. Name the tourist hot spot nature quiz round

Next round in the England nature pub quiz questions, name that tourist spot!

11. London has eight royal parks – which one is shown in this picture?

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12. Which famous tourist spot on the Jurassic Coast is shown in this picture?

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13. Can you name the famous English mountain shown in this picture?

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14. Shown in this picture is a famous cave in Yorkshire Dales National Park. Do you know its name?

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15. Can you name this famous tourist spot on the South Downs coast?

Seven Sisters

16. This is one of the most spectacular natural waterfalls in England. Can you name it?

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17. Home to one of the most diverse botanical collections in the world, do you know the name of this garden in Southwest London?

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18. Can you name this famous park in Leicester?

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19. Home to one of the largest indoor rainforests and a diverse collection of plants, can you name this world-famous biome project in Cornwall, England?

Eden Project in Cornwall

20. Can you name this famous lake of the Lake District?

Days out in Lake District

3. England’s Landscape Nature Quiz Round

Round 3 on the nature quiz about England – enjoy!

21. How many miles of coastline does England have?

22. The Thames is the longest river that is entirely in England. Do you know its length?

23. Which English county has the longest coastline?

24. What is the name of England’s tallest waterfall?

25. How many England’s could fit in the USA?

26. Which is the lowest point on England’s mainland and how low is it?

27. Which peninsula in Southern Cornwall is known as the ‘Graveyard of ships’ because of the large number of boats that met their end on its rocks?

28. A site on the English coastline contains rocks from three of the Earth’s time zones namely Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous. Can you name the site?

29. Which city in England is the smallest city in the UK by area?

30. What percentage of London is covered with greenery making it one of the greenest capitals in the world?


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4. England’s Natural Resources Round

Next up in the England nature quiz – how much do you know about our natural resources?

31. Derbyshire and the Peak District are famous for which mining industry?

32. The modern ‘lead’ pencil that actually has non-toxic graphite instead of lead came into use after the discovery of graphite in a place that is now in England. Can you name the place?

33. The natural wonder gem ‘Blue John’ is found only in some caverns in England. Can you name the place where these caverns are located?

34. The Suffolk Coastline is famous for which gemstone?

35. Using only 2% of the labour force, what percentage of England’s food needs is provided for by its agriculture?

36. How much of England’s agriculture is devoted to livestock?

37. What is the main crop of England?

38. The adjective jet-black is derived from jet-stone. Which place in England is famous for jet?

39. Which marine mammal is found all around the English coasts?

40. Do you know which animal is England’s rarest animal?


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5. England’s Natural Environment Quiz

Final questions in the quiz about Yorkshire – our natural environment.

41. What was the highest temperature ever recorded in England?

42. With a Freeflush warmth index of 1.25-1.75, which city is the warmest city in England?

43. Which city in England has the cleanest air? 

44. Which English city is the only city in UK to consume less than 3000 kw/h of gas per year?

45. What is the total number of big and small parks combined in London?

46. London’s parks cover more area than its roads and railways. Can you guess what percentage of London’s total area is covered by parks.

47. Can you guess the two months in which London receives snowfall?

48. England is perceived as dark and cloudy. Do you know why it is so cloudy?

49. Where are the only naturally occurring hot springs in England?

50. Where is the only active volcano in England located?

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FANCY ANOTHER QUIZ?

The BIG England FOOD Quiz

or how about some England Wildlife Trivia?


READ ON FOR THE ANSWERS to the wildlife quiz

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1. England’s National Parks and Lakes Round

1. How many national parks does England have?

England has 10 national parks

2. Which National Park has the highest sea cliffs?

Exmoor National Park

3. Which lake is England’s biggest lake by area?

Windermere with an area of 14.73 km2

4. Which national park in England has both the highest mountain and the deepest lake in England?

Lake District. It has both the tallest mountain (Scaffel Pike) and the deepest lake (Wast Water) in England.

5. Which was Britain’s first ever national park?

The Peak District. It was founded in 1951 and is the oldest.

6. England’s newest national park is?

The South Downs. It became a national park in 2009. 

7. Lake district is known for having many water bodies. How many are there in total?

16.

8. Which of England’s 10 national parks is the least visited?

Exmoor. It is located in one of the remotest places in England.

9. Which is England’s most visited national park?

Lake District; around 47 million visitors in 2019.

10. There is a city in England that is a national park city, actually the first national park city in the world. Can you name it?

London


 2. Name the tourist hot spot

11. London has eight royal parks – which one is shown in this picture?

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Hyde Park. It is the biggest of the four royal parks in central London and the most famous of all London parks. 

12. Which famous tourist spot on the Jurassic Coast is shown in this picture?

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Durdle Door – it’s a limestone arch

13. Can you name the famous English mountain shown in this picture?

Scaffel Pike

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14. Shown in this picture is a famous cave in Yorkshire Dales National Park. Do you know its name?

Gaping Gill Cave

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15. Can you name this famous tourist spot on the South Downs coast?

Seven Sisters Cliff

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16. This is one of the most spectacular natural waterfalls in England. Can you name it?

High Force Waterfall

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17. Home to one of the most diverse botanical collections in the world, do you know the name of this garden in Southwest London?

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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18. Can you name this famous park in Leicester?

Bradgate Park

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19. Home to one of the largest indoor rainforests and a diverse collection of plants, can you name this world-famous biome project in Cornwall, England?

Eden Project, Cornwall.

Eden Project in Cornwall

20. Can you name this famous lake of the Lake District?

Answer: Windermere Lake.

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3. England’s Landscape Nature Quiz Round

21. How many miles of coastline does England have?

2000 miles. Fun fact: No place in England is more than 75 miles from the coast.

22. The Thames is the longest river that is entirely in England. Do you know its length?

215 miles

23. Which English county has the longest coastline?

Cornwall. It has 1086km of coastline.

24. What is the name of England’s tallest waterfall?

Cautley Spout; 175m tall.

25. How many England’s could fit in the USA?

76. USA has 76 times the land area of England. 

26. Which is the lowest point on England’s mainland and how low is it?

Holme Fen Cambridgeshire at 3m below sea level. 

27. Which peninsula in Southern Cornwall is known as the ‘Graveyard of ships’ because of the large number of boats that met their end on its rocks?

The Lizard Peninsula. 

28. A site on the English coastline contains rocks from three of the Earth’s time zones namely Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous. Can you name the site?

Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. It became England’s first world heritage UNESCO site in 2001.

29. Which city in England is the smallest city in the UK by area?

The City of London. It has an area of 2.9 km2. The London that most people know is actually called ‘Greater London’.

30. What percentage of London is covered with greenery making it one of the greenest capitals in the world?

45%. London is technically a forest and became the world’s first ‘National Park City’ in 2019.

4. England’s Natural Resources Round

31. Derbyshire and the Peak District are famous for which mining industry?

Lead mining. From 1580 to 1780, Peak District was the most important lead mining area in the world.

32. The modern ‘lead’ pencil that actually has non-toxic graphite instead of lead came into use after the discovery of graphite in a place that is now in England. Can you name the place?

Borrowdale, Cumbria

33. The natural wonder gem ‘Blue John’ is found only in some caverns in England. Can you name the place where these caverns are located?

Castleton, Derbyshire

34. The Suffolk Coastline is famous for which gemstone?

Amber

35. Using only 2% of the labour force, what percentage of England’s food needs is provided for by its agriculture?

60%

36. How much of England’s agriculture is devoted to livestock?

Two-thirds

37. What is the main crop of England?

Wheat

38. The adjective jet-black is derived from jet-stone. Which place in England is famous for jet?

Whitby, Yorkshire is famous for its deep and intense black jet

39. Which marine mammal is found all around the English coasts?

Grey Seal

40. Do you know which animal is England’s rarest animal?

Wildcats. Only a hundred are left in the UK.

5. England’s Natural Environment

41. What was the highest temperature ever recorded in England?

Answer: 38.7o C. It was recorded at Cambridge University Botanic Gardens on 25th July, 2019.

42. With a Freeflush warmth index of 1.25-1.75, which city is the warmest city in England?

Answer: London.

43. Which city in England has the cleanest air? 

Answer: Nottingham.

44. Which English city is the only city in UK to consume less than 3000 kw/h of gas per year?

Answer: Bristol. Also, with a 47% household waste recycling percentage Bristol is the cleanest city in England.

45. What is the total number of big and small parks combined in London?

Answer: 3000 parks. There are 3000 parks of different sizes in London that are open to public.

46. London’s parks cover more area than its roads and railways. Can you guess what percentage of London’s total area is covered by parks.

Answer: 18%.

47. Can you guess the two months in which London receives snowfall?

Answer: It snows in London in January and February. Snowfall usually starts after Christmas. 

48. England is perceived as dark and cloudy. Do you know why it is so cloudy?

Answer: Because it is located in Warm Gulfstream and evaporation rates are higher. Plus, the cold wind flowing south makes cloud formation easier.

49. Where are the only naturally occurring hot springs in England?

Answer: Bath, in the county of Somerset. It is a historic Roman and Georgian spa city and currently a UNESCO world heritage site.

50. Where is the only active volcano in England located?

Answer: There are no active volcanos in England.


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