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A third of West Midlanders cannot pick out Spain on a map - take the Europe quiz now to see how well you know the continent

Ian Hughes 29th Sep, 2017 Updated: 29th Sep, 2017

IT’S a good a job the pilot knows where they’re going or West Midlanders could miss out on their holiday in the sun.

A survey by insurance comparison firm GoCompare found 1 in 3 people in the region could not identify Spain on a map.

Arguably even more surprising was that 1 in 10 people from the UK could not pick out Ireland.

To test how well UK residents knew Europe, the firm created an interactive 10-question quiz which was taken by 1000 people.

West Midlanders also scored particularly poorly on countries such as Austria and Croatia.

Try the quiz – How Well Do You Know Europe – at http://www.gocompare.com/travel-insurance/how-well-do-you-know-europe/

The average score from the 1,000 who took the test was 6.5 out of 10.

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