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Quiz I

  1. Which national park became the first national park in the United Kingdom in 1951?




  2. The Serengeti National Park is in which African country?
  3. About 96 percent of Yellowstone National Park is located within which American state?
  4. As of 2019, how many national parks are there in Scotland?
  5. Pen y Fan, the highest peak south of Snowdonia, is in which national park?
  6. Name the most visited national park in the United Kingdom?
  7. Which is the smallest of the UK’s national parks?
  8. Which American National Park is home to the General Sherman tree, the largest tree on Earth?
  9. The Kruger National Park, one of the largest game reserves in Africa, can be found in which country?
  10. Name the only subtropical national Park in North America?
  11. Which National Park is the only one in the UK to have been designated primarily because of its spectacular coastline?
  12. Zion National Park is located in southwestern part of which American state?
  13. Name England's newest national park, having become fully operational in just April 2011?
  14. Yosemite National Park is located in the western Sierra Nevada of which American state?
  15. Fiordland National Park is the largest national park in which country?
  16. Banff National Park is which country's oldest national park?
  17. The UK's national park with the highest point is the Cairngorms, name the highest mountain that can be found there?
  18. The places of Dulverton, Dunster, Lynton and Porlock are found in which national park?
  19. The first 10 UK national parks were designated in which decade of the 20th century?
  20. Which national park is a network of mostly navigable rivers and lakes formed by the flooding of peat workings?
  21. How many national parks are there in Wales?
  22. Hadrian's Wall crosses which national park?
  23. Which national park's landscape consists of moorland capped with many exposed granite hilltops known as tors?
  24. The mountains of Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-ghent, known as the Three Peaks, are in which national park?
  25. Name the famous geyser located in Yellowstone National Park that has erupted every 44 to 125 minutes since 2000?

Answers:

  1. The Peak District National Park
  2. Tanzania
  3. Wyoming
  4. Two (Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park (created in 2002) and the Cairngorms National Park (created in 2003))
  5. Brecon Beacons National Park
  6. The Lake District National Park
  7. New Forest (covers 570 square kilometres across Hampshire and Wiltshire - launched in 2005)
  8. Sequoia National Park (California)
  9. South Africa
  10. Everglades (Florida)
  11. Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
  12. Utah
  13. The South Downs National Park
  14. California





  15. New Zealand
  16. Canada
  17. Ben Macdui (second highest mountain in the UK - the highest, Ben Nevis, is not in a national park)
  18. Exmoor
  19. 1950s (starting in 1951 with the Peak District. By the end of the decade the Lake District, Snowdonia, Dartmoor, Pembrokeshire Coast, North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales, Exmoor, Northumberland and Brecon Beacons National Parks were established.)
  20. The Broads National Park
  21. Three (Snowdonia, Pembrokeshire Coast and Brecon Beacons)
  22. Northumberland National Park
  23. Dartmoor National Park
  24. Yorkshire Dales National Park
  25. Old Faithful