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Beaches: True or False?

Think you know everything about these sandy playgrounds? Take this awesome quiz and find out!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  July 1st 2021

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1/10 King George V on a beach

In 1934, King George V put 1500 tons of sand on the banks of the Thames, just so Londoners could have a beach. 

2/10 A seagull on a signpost

In the UK, you are never more than 40 miles away from a beach. 

3/10 A sandy beach

There are 163 billion grains of sand in every square metre of beach. 

4/10 Stars in the sky

There are more grains of sand on the world's beaches than stars in the sky. 


In 2008, an entire beach in Jamaica was stolen. 

6/10 A big sandcastle and construction worker

The tallest sandcastle ever built was over 11 metres tall.

7/10 A sack of salt

Sandy beaches are mostly made of salt. 

8/10 Sea turtle

Sea turtles lay their eggs on the beach.

9/10 A pig in the bath

The Bahaman island Pig Beach is only populated by swimming pigs. 

10/10 Blue sand

Papakolea Beach in Hawaii is made of blue sand.

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