Edinburgh Quizzes & Trivia

All the cities in the UK have an amazingly rich history and Edinburgh is no exception to the rule. Whether it’s the castle, their famous festival, football teams that have just had a really bad season (but of course you probably knew that), there’s so much going on in this Scottish city. 

But how much do you know about the city? Can you tell us in which century Edinburgh first became regarded as the capital of Scotland? When the Edinburgh International Festival was first held? Which of the cities football teams plays at Easter Road? When would you be celebrating Hogmanay in Edinburgh?

If you can tell us the answers to those kinds of questions then we bet you can’t wait to take our quizzes about Edinburgh. So come on, show us how much you know about the Athens of the North.


So you think you know Edinburgh? Please take this two minute quiz to find out just how well.   If you're finding it too difficult, why not visit Capital Collections for some clues? We'll be keeping an eye on...

Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 290   |  Last updated: May 31, 2014
  • Sample Question
    What’s the name of the 250m volcanic peak that towers above the city affording stunning  panoramic views of the Firth of Forth and beyond to the Highlands?

Hotels.tv have put together a short and fun quiz to see how much you know about Edinburgh and its many fantastic attractions. There are 10 questions to test yourself against. Good luck!

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 148   |  Last updated: Aug 13, 2016
  • Sample Question
    Edinburgh Zoo has two lovely Giant Pandas called Tian Tian and Yang Guang. But what does Tian Tian and Yang Guang translate into in English?