Scottish Quiz - Three

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Scottish Quiz - Three

Scottish Quiz compiled by Helen Ross


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When visiting Castle Fraser visitors are informed of the 'Lairds Lug'.  What is the 'Lairds Lug'?  Is it...
    • A. 

      A funnel used as a hearing aid.

    • B. 

      A room where the 'Laird' could hide and listen to what visitors where saying.

    • C. 

      Fashionable head gear used to keep a gentleman's ears warm.

  • 2. 
    The French translation of this popular Scottish dish is 'Etuve'.  What is this dish?  Is it...
    • A. 

      Broth

    • B. 

      Brose

    • C. 

      Stovies

  • 3. 
    Which river forms part of the border between England and Scotland?
    • A. 

      Yarrow

    • B. 

      Rede

    • C. 

      Tweed

  • 4. 
    Which of these is not one of the Western isles?
    • A. 

      Benbecula

    • B. 

      Yell

    • C. 

      Barra

  • 5. 
    What is the administrative centre for the district of East Ayrshire?What is the administrative centre for the district of East Ayrshire?
    • A. 

      Kilmarnock

    • B. 

      Stewarton

    • C. 

      Cumnock

  • 6. 
     In which city would you find Captain Scott's ship the discovery?
    • A. 

      Edinburgh

    • B. 

      Aberdeen

    • C. 

      Dundee

  • 7. 
    What was notable about the cave dwelling Sawney Bean and his large family?
    • A. 

      They Were Cannibals

    • B. 

      The were neolithic fossils

    • C. 

      The Were Border Reivers

  • 8. 
    Which Scottish Writer wrote the novel Coral Island
    • A. 

      J M Barrie

    • B. 

      R M Ballantyne

    • C. 

      A J Cronin

  • 9. 
    Who was the first reigning king of Scotland
    • A. 

      Kenneth I

    • B. 

      Donal I

    • C. 

      Constantine I

  • 10. 
    Where in Scotland are the ruins of Borve Castle former home of a branch of the MacDonald Clan.
    • A. 

      Benbecula

    • B. 

      Skye

    • C. 

      St Kilda

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