Scotland Quiz

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Scotland Quiz

  1. 1. Quiz
  2. 2. Why was Hadrian's Wall built? <ul><li>To stop the Romans from invading Scotland. </li></ul><ul><li>To stop the English from raiding Scotland. </li></ul><ul><li>To stop Scottish tribes from raiding England </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who was the first King of Scotland? <ul><ul><li>Kenneth MacAlpin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Donald MacAlpin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Donald MacDonald </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. When did he become king? <ul><ul><li>843 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>834 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>884 </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Who was William Wallace? <ul><ul><li>The main character in Braveheart. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A resistance leader during the Wars of Scottish Independence. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Scottish King. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. What was the relationship between Scotland and Norway (9 th - 14 th centuries?) <ul><ul><li>They had no special relationship. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some Scottish islands were ruled by Norway. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some Norwegian islands were ruled by Scotland. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Why did Mary, Queen of Scots, grow up in France? <ul><ul><li>To protect her from Henry VIII, who wanted her to marry his son. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>She was frail and needed a warmer climate. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To give her a good education so that she would be able to rule well. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Who played in the first international football match? <ul><ul><li>Scotland v Wales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scotland v Norway </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scotland v England </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. What was the result of the Acts of Union? <ul><ul><li>Scotland and England had a single King. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scotland became part of England. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scotland and England joined to become the Kingdom of Great Britain. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Who is this? <ul><ul><li>Montgomery Burns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Burns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>William Burns </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. What is he famous for? <ul><ul><li>Writing poems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing plays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing short stories </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. What happened in Scotland in 1997? <ul><ul><li>Citizens voted on EU membership. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Citizens where asked about whether they thought there should be a Scottish parliament . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Citizens voted on whether or not they wanted to keep Queen Elizabeth II as Head of State. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. What is a flash? <ul><ul><li>A part of a kilt. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Scotsman lifting up his kilt. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A part of the outfit worn with a kilt, attached to the socks. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Complete the chorus: <ul><li>For auld lang syne, my dear, For auld lang syne, ___________________ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We'll drink a cup of kindness yet. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We'll take a cup of kindness yet. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We'll have a cup of whisky yet. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Why shouldn’t you look under a Scotsman’s kilt? <ul><ul><li>Because this would be a marriage proposal (if you are female). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Because he may not be wearing underpants. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Because it is illegal. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. A haggis is… <ul><ul><li>A common Scottish animal that is hunted to keep the population under control. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A mixture of different meats cooked inside an animal's stomach. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An endangered Scottish animal that is good to eat </li></ul></ul>

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