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The Scottish dwell is the northern most country in the UK. Scotland is part of the UK, which is known for mountain wildernesses. If you think you know some information take a shot at this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which Scottish mathematician invented logarithms?

    • A.

      Lord Kelvin

    • B.

      Thomas Carlyle

    • C.

      John Napier

    Correct Answer
    C. John Napier
    Explanation
    John Napier is the correct answer because he was a Scottish mathematician who is credited with inventing logarithms. Logarithms are mathematical tools that simplify complex calculations, particularly in the fields of mathematics, science, and engineering. Napier's invention of logarithms revolutionized mathematical calculations and greatly facilitated scientific advancements.

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  • 2. 

    Which body of water in Scotland goes to a depth of (310 m), and is therefore the deepest Loch in Scotland?

    • A.

      Loch Lomond

    • B.

      Loch Ness

    • C.

      Loch Morar

    Correct Answer
    C. Loch Morar
    Explanation
    Loch Morar is the correct answer because it is the deepest Loch in Scotland, reaching a depth of 310 meters. Loch Lomond and Loch Ness are also well-known Lochs in Scotland, but they do not have the same depth as Loch Morar.

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  • 3. 

    Which character in a book refers to their pupils as the 'creme de la creme'

    • A.

      Miss Jean Brodie

    • B.

      This Man Craig

    • C.

      Jim Hawkins

    Correct Answer
    A. Miss Jean Brodie
    Explanation
    In the book, "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" by Muriel Spark, the character Miss Jean Brodie refers to her pupils as the 'creme de la creme'. This phrase, which translates to 'the best of the best' in French, reflects Miss Brodie's belief that she is nurturing and guiding a select group of exceptional students. By using this term, Miss Brodie emphasizes her high expectations and her desire to cultivate excellence in her pupils.

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  • 4. 

    Who was responsible for building a defensive wall to keep out Scottish tribes?

    • A.

      Hadrian

    • B.

      Urbicus

    • C.

      Claudius

    Correct Answer
    B. Urbicus
    Explanation
    Urbicus is the correct answer because he was responsible for building a defensive wall to keep out Scottish tribes. Hadrian is known for building Hadrian's Wall, which was a defensive fortification in Northern England, not specifically to keep out Scottish tribes. Claudius is not associated with building any defensive walls. Therefore, Urbicus is the most likely candidate for being responsible for the construction of a defensive wall to keep out Scottish tribes.

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  • 5. 

    Which Scot played for Torino in 1961-62?

    • A.

      Dennis Law

    • B.

      Billy Bremner

    • C.

      Alex Ferguson

    Correct Answer
    A. Dennis Law
    Explanation
    Dennis Law played for Torino in 1961-62.

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  • 6. 

    What title is given to the Scottish equivalent of a mayor?

    • A.

      Laird

    • B.

      Procurator

    • C.

      Provost

    Correct Answer
    C. Provost
    Explanation
    In Scotland, the equivalent of a mayor is known as a provost. The provost is the elected head of a local council and is responsible for representing the community, presiding over council meetings, and promoting the interests of the area. The title of provost is used in various Scottish towns and cities, and the role is similar to that of a mayor in other parts of the world.

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  • 7. 

    Which Scottish phrase was the title of a number one song in 1958?

    • A.

      Hoot's Mon

    • B.

      Och Aye The Noo

    • C.

      Help Ma Boab

    Correct Answer
    A. Hoot's Mon
    Explanation
    "Hoot's Mon" is the correct answer because it is a Scottish phrase that was used as the title of a number one song in 1958. This phrase is often associated with Scottish culture and is used to express surprise or excitement. The popularity of the song helped to popularize the phrase even further.

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  • 8. 

    .Of all the teams in the English and Scottish football leagues, which is unique in having a letter in its name which no other club has?

    • A.

      Queen's Park

    • B.

      Exeter City

    • C.

      St Johnstone

    Correct Answer
    C. St Johnstone
    Explanation
    St Johnstone is the correct answer because it is the only team among the options that has a letter in its name which no other club has. This means that there are other clubs in the English and Scottish football leagues that have the letters found in the names of Queen's Park and Exeter City, but there is no other club with the specific letter found in St Johnstone's name.

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  • 9. 

    What was the title of the Scottish band Nazareth's acclaimed 1975 Album?

    • A.

      Razzamatazz

    • B.

      Expect No Mercy

    • C.

      Hair of the Dog

    Correct Answer
    C. Hair of the Dog
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Hair of the Dog." This album by the Scottish band Nazareth was released in 1975 and is considered one of their most successful and acclaimed works. The title track, "Hair of the Dog," became a popular rock anthem and is still widely recognized today.

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  • 10. 

    Which youth organisation did William Alexander Smith form in 1883?

    • A.

      The Sea Cadets

    • B.

      The Boy's Brigade

    • C.

      The Boy Scouts

    Correct Answer
    B. The Boy's Brigade
    Explanation
    William Alexander Smith formed The Boy's Brigade in 1883. This organization was created as a Christian youth movement to provide young boys with a structured and disciplined environment where they could develop physically, mentally, and spiritually. The Boy's Brigade aimed to instill values of obedience, discipline, and self-control among its members through various activities and programs. It quickly gained popularity and became one of the largest youth organizations in the world, with branches in many countries.

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