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Quiz: How well do you know the world's national parks?

Think you're an expert on the world's national parks? Know your Cairngorms from your Connemara, and your Kruger from your Chobe? Test your knowledge with our fun, if sometimes challenging, quiz...

Where is this national park?

1. In which US national park would you find the Grand Prismatic Spring?

Yellowstone

Yosemite

Zion

Sequoia

2. In which US national park would you find this unique rock formation?

Big Bend, Texas

Arches, Utah

Grand Canyon, Arizona

Monument Valley, Arizona

3. Where in the world would you find Torres del Paine National Park?

Chile

Argentina

Chile & Argentina

Nice try! It's obviously Brazil

4. Costa Rica’s Tortuguero National Park is named after its most famous residents. What does the name mean?

The tortured forest

Land of tortoises

Forest of sea turtles

Turtle catcher

5. In which African country would you find the zebra-packed Etosha National Park?

South Africa

Namibia

Zimbabwe

Tanzania

6. The Great Migration of wildebeest involves two African national parks. Can you name those parks?

Serengeti and Tarangire

Masai Mara and Serengeti

Chobe and Masai Mara

Kruger and Masai Mara

7. Which of these four African national parks is the largest?

Maiko, Congo DRC

Chobe, Botswana

Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Kruger, South Africa

8. Croatia is known for its breathtaking national parks. But how many does it have in total?

7

8

9

10

9. Three of these national parks are technically considered to be in France. One isn’t. Can you spot the odd one out?

Guiana Amazonian

Guadeloupe

Kaieteur

Vanoise

10. Which of these national parks is the largest in the UK?

Cairngorms, Scotland

Snowdonia, Wales

Lake District, England

Connemara, Ireland

11. Yala National Park is a dream safari spot for leopard lovers. Where exactly would you find it?

Bangladesh

India

Bhutan

Sri Lanka

12. Can you identify this Asian national park from its jagged mountain top?

Nikko, Japan

Seoraksan, South Korea

Ranthambore, India

Shei-Pa, Taiwan

13. Is Antarctica technically classed as a national park?

Yes, ALL of Antarctica is a national park

No, but it is classed as a Special Conservation Area

There is at least one national park in Antarctica

Nice try! It’s not like you can protect ice…

14. In which Australian national park would you find this eye-catching rock?

Kakadu

Uluru-Kata Tjuta

Karijini

Nice try! It’s not in Australia

15. In which world national park would you find this iconic emerald lake?

Simien Mountains, Ethiopia

Haleakala, Hawaii

Tongariro, New Zealand

Masaya Volcano, Nicaragua

16. The world's biggest national park is...?

Northeast Greenland, Greenland

Jasper, Canada

Fjordland, New Zealand

Yellowstone, USA

17. Now you know the correct answer: how BIG do you think the world’s largest national park is?

1,034,000 sq km

972,000 sq km

706,000 sq km

481,500 sq km

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