Whisky Quiz #1

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Whisky Quizzes & Trivia

So you think you know your Whisky. First of a series of online quizzes dedicated to Scotch Whisky


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  • 1. 
    In which year is the earliest reference to a distillery ib the Acts of Scottish Parliament
    • A. 

      1494

    • B. 

      1579

    • C. 

      1690

  • 2. 
    What is the name for the vessel in which the worts are fermented
    • A. 

      The Wash Back

    • B. 

      The Mash Tun

    • C. 

      The Fermentation Tub

  • 3. 
    For which whisky did Tom Browne, a notes humorist and cartoonist, draw the "striding man"
    • A. 

      Dewars

    • B. 

      Jonny Walker

    • C. 

      Cutty Sark

  • 4. 
    Which City contains the grain distileries of Strathclyde and Port Dundas
    • A. 

      Perth

    • B. 

      Edinburgh

    • C. 

      Glasgow

  • 5. 
    What is "paxerette"
    • A. 

      A Vine Louse

    • B. 

      Concentrated Sherry

    • C. 

      Type Of Barley

  • 6. 
    How does Cary Grant take his whisky in Hitchcocks's "North Ny Northwest"
    • A. 

      Straight

    • B. 

      Water No Ice

    • C. 

      On The Rocks

  • 7. 
    In which city is the Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre
    • A. 

      Edinburgh

    • B. 

      Glasgow

    • C. 

      London

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the independent bottler that was first established as a licensed grocer in Elgin in 1895
    • A. 

      Duncan Taylor

    • B. 

      Gordon & MacPhail

    • C. 

      Watson & Sons

  • 9. 
    In 1505, who were granted the right to make aqua vita in Edinburgh
    • A. 

      Monks

    • B. 

      Barbers

    • C. 

      Ministers

  • 10. 
    Who introduced Johnnie Walker's square bottle
    • A. 

      Johnnie Walker

    • B. 

      His son Alexander Walker

    • C. 

      His grandson Alexander Walker II