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BIG English Counties Quiz: 51 Q&A + Picture Rounds

Welcome to the BIG English Counties Quiz! If you want to test your England counties trivia with a quiz, then you are going to love the next few minutes of your life.

I wanted to put together a 50-question English counties quiz. With 50 England counties questions and answers, all about the different counties in England.

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Do you know your Northumberland from your Northamptonshire? If you read this site regularly, you’ll be well clued up!

So, here’s the BIG English counties quiz, complete with picture rounds. Grab a pen and paper, or get a Word document open and challenge your friends to a duel, or, do it yourself.


English Counties Quiz Questions & Answers

There are six rounds to this England counties quiz, consisting of 10 questions. Great if you’re looking for unusual English counties quiz questions!

Table Of Contents

The answers are listed at the end.

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

Good luck and have fun!

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May the British counties quiz BEGIN…

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English counties quiz round 1: Which county am I?

First up on the counties of England quiz: name that county!

1. People visit for the Broads but stay for the north coast?

2. Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle all lived here?

3. Home to one of the best theme parks in England, the potteries and Marmite, I’m also totally landlocked?

4. I’m home to the most famous stones in England, but more recently some Russians were ‘just tourists’ here?

5. I’m home to the memories of the Harry Potter films… ?

6. When the Queen isn’t at Buckingham Palace, she’s chillin in her home in this county… ?

7. Think Cilla Black, the Beatles, Daniel Craig, Kim Catrall, Jodie Comer, Steven Gerrard… ?

8. I’m the county where Doctor Foster went in the poem?

9. I’m the only way, apparently…

10. I’m the biggest county in England, covering 3,212 square miles?

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English counties quiz round 2: Match the tourism slogan

See if you can match these ‘genius’ tourism slogans with the English county… the 10 counties are listed just after the slogans

11. ‘Jewel of the South West’

12. ‘Officially the Best Place to Visit’

13. ‘The County of Good Taste’

14. ‘Share in the Secret’

15. ‘So much. So near. So different.’

16. ‘A county of contrasts from the City, to the Countryside, to the Coast.’

17. ‘The Place Where Tourism Again’

18. ‘You. Unplugged.’

19. ‘A rural haven for waiting to be discovered’  

20. ‘Explore, Discover, Experience’

– Visit Somerset

– Visit Devon

– Visit Warwickshire

– Visit Lincolnshire

– Visit Leicestershire

– Visit Rutland

– Visit Northumberland

– Visit Shropshire

– Visit South Yorkshire

– Visit Suffolk

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English counties quiz round 3: Name the county

See how well you can do at naming each county on the English counties map quiz

21. Which English county is this?

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22. How about this?

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23. Annndd, which English county is this?

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24. Do you know which English county this is?

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25. What about this English county?

English counties quiz

26. Do you know which English county this is?

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27. Can you recognise the shape of this English county?

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28. English counties quiz: where is this?

Outline of an english county

29. Can you name the county?

English county map

30. And final English county – which one is this?

East riding Yorkshire

English counties quiz round 4: General knowledge

Which county is the answer in the 4th round of the England counties quiz?

31. In which county is the town of Oswaldtwistle?

32. The biggest fish and chip shop in England is here, and also the fish and chip HQ for a hugely successful chain in England?

33. Which county is Brighton in?

34. Which county is best known for its famous trio of one of the best zoos in England, its designer outlet and its Cathedral?

35. This county is right in the middle of England, and has a great safari park too?

36. Which is the smallest county in England at just 18 miles north to south, and 17 miles east to west?

37. This county is home to the famous Wye Valley, which is it?

38. People from this county are traditionally called ‘Clangers’, which is also the name of their iconic pastry?

39. This county is home to Princess Diana’s childhood home, Althrop House, as well as the Silverstone race circuit, Weetabix, Carlsberg and Doc Martens? 

40. The big city in this county was spared from being bombed in the war because Hitler wanted to have it as his national city, which county is it?

English counties quiz round 5: Where am I?

Look at the famous landmark in the picture and see if you can name where it is…

Quiz about counties

Final question for a bonus point, or 10!

Which county hasn’t been mentioned yet?

That’s the end of the quiz!


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English counties quiz round 1: Which county am I?

First up on the counties of England quiz: name that county!

1. People visit for the Broads but stay for the north coast?

Norfolk

2. Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle all lived here?

Hampshire

3. Home to one of the best theme parks in England, the potteries and Marmite, I’m also totally landlocked?

Staffordshire

4. I’m home to the most famous stones in England, but more recently some Russians were ‘just tourists’ here?

Wiltshire

5. I’m home to the memories of the Harry Potter films… ?

Hertfordshire

6. When the Queen isn’t at Buckingham Palace, she’s chillin in her home in this county… ?

Berkshire

7. Think Cilla Black, the Beatles, Daniel Craig, Kim Catrall, Jodie Comer, Steven Gerrard… ?

Merseyside

8. I’m the county where Doctor Foster went in the poem?

Gloucestershire

9. I’m the only way, apparently…

Essex

10. I’m the biggest county in England, covering 3,212 square miles?

North Yorkshire

RYE, UK - SEPTEMBER 15, 2019:A small English town of Rye with it's cobbled lanes lined with medieval half-timbered houses is situated near the coast in East Sussex and is a popular tourist destination

English counties quiz round 2: Match the tourism slogan

See if you can match these ‘genius’ tourism slogans with the English county…

11. ‘Jewel of the South West’ – Somerset

12. ‘Officially the Best Place to Visit’ – Northumberland

13. ‘The County of Good Taste’ – Rutland

14. ‘Share in the Secret’ – Shropshire

15. ‘So much. So near. So different.’ – South Yorkshire

16. ‘A county of contrasts from the City, to the Countryside, to the Coast.’ – Lincolnshire

17. ‘The Place Where Tourism Again’ – Leicestershire

18. ‘You. Unplugged.’ – Suffolk

19. ‘A rural haven for waiting to be discovered’ – Warwickshire 

20. ‘Explore, Discover, Experience’ – Visit Devon

English counties quiz round 3: Name the county

See how well you can do at naming each county on the English counties map quiz

21. Which English county is this?

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Isle of Wight

22. How about this?

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Shropshire

23. Annndd, which English county is this?

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Nottinghamshire

24. Do you know which English county this is?

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Cambridgeshire

25. What about this English county?

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Worcestershire

26. Do you know which English county this is?

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Northumberland

27. Can you recognise the shape of this English county?

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Merseyside

28. English counties quiz: where is this?

Outline of an english county

Cumbria

29. Can you name the county?

English county map

Kent

30. And final English county – which one is this?

East riding Yorkshire

East Riding of Yorkshire

English counties quiz round 4: General knowledge

Which county is the answer in the 4th round of the England counties quiz?

31. In which county is the town of Oswaldtwistle?

Lancashire

32. The biggest fish and chip shop in England is here, and also the fish and chip HQ for a hugely successful chain in England?

West Yorkshire

33. Which county is Brighton in?

East Sussex

34. Which county is best known for its famous trio of one of the best zoos in England, its designer outlet and its Cathedral?

Cheshire

35. This county is right in the middle of England, and has a great safari park too?

West Midlands

36. Which is the smallest county in England at just 18 miles north to south, and 17 miles east to west?

Rutland

37. This county is home to the famous Wye Valley, which is it?

Herefordshire

38. People from this county are traditionally called ‘Clangers’, which is also the name of their iconic pastry?

Bedfordshire

39. This county is home to Princess Diana’s childhood home, Althrop House, as well as the Silverstone race circuit, Weetabix, Carlsberg and Doc Martens? 

Northamptonshire

40. The big city in this county was spared from being bombed in the war because Hitler wanted to have it as his national city, which county is it?

Oxfordshire

English counties quiz round 5: Where am I?

Look at the famous landmark in the picture and see if you can name where it is…

Quiz about counties

41. Tyne & Wear

42. Dorset

43. Durham

44. West Sussex

45. Bristol

46. Greater Manchester

47. Cambridgeshire

48. Buckinghamshire

49. Greater London

50. Surrey

Final question for a bonus point, or 10!

Which county hasn’t been mentioned yet?

51. Derbyshire


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