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Scotland Quiz

  1. 1. Scotland. Quiz December 2003
  2. 2. Questions 1-5
  3. 3. 1. The first inhabitants of Scotland were originally <ul><li>Romans </li></ul><ul><li>Celts </li></ul><ul><li>Germans </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>2. Which of the Scottish kings became also the King of England? </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>3. What did the Romans call Scotland? </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>4. What ceremony was the Stone of Destiny (scone) used for? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>5. What is the name of the diagonal cross drawn on the Scottish flag? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Answers Questions 1-5
  9. 9. 1. The first inhabitants of Scotland were originally <ul><li>Romans </li></ul><ul><li>Celts </li></ul><ul><li>Germans </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Celts </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>2. Which of the Scottish kings became also the King of England? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: James VI </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>3. What did the Romans call Scotland? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Caledonia </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>4. What ceremony was the Stone of Destiny (scone) used for? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: coronation </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>5. What is the name of the diagonal cross drawn on the Scottish flag? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: St. Andrew’s Cross </li></ul>
  14. 14. Questions 6-10
  15. 15. <ul><li>6. What is a sporran? What is it made of? </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>7. What do Scottish people celebrate on the 25th of January? </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>8. What is the Scottish national flower? Which source of literature proves it? </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>9. The first Edinburgh festival was held in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1974 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1947 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1847 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1874 </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>10. What are reels? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scottish songs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scottish musical instruments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scottish dances </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Answers Questions 6-10
  21. 21. <ul><li>6. What is a sporran? What is it made of? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer:a special bag made of leather or fur, worn in front of a kilt by a Scotsman </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>7. What do Scottish people celebrate on the 25th of January? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer:Robert Burn’s birthday </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>8. What is the Scottish national flower? Which source of literature proves it? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: a thistle, a legend </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>9. The first Edinburgh festival was held in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1974 Answer: in 1947 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1947 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1847 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1874 </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>10. What are reels? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scottish songs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scottish musical instruments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scottish dances </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: scottish dances </li></ul>
  26. 26. Questions 11-15
  27. 27. <ul><li>11. Who was „Braveheart“? What was his real name? </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>12. For how many years did Greyfriars Bobby keep watch on his master’s grave? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>20 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>14 years. </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>13. What marks the landborder between Scotland and England? </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>14. Unscramble the following names: </li></ul><ul><li>EDERBNAE </li></ul><ul><li>IRBNHDEUG </li></ul><ul><li>GHDALINH </li></ul><ul><li>LGSGOWA </li></ul><ul><li>REEVSINSN </li></ul><ul><li>NNBIVASE </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>15. No one likes the sound of it, but every town in Scotland has its own band. What is it? </li></ul>
  32. 32. Answers Questions 11-15
  33. 33. <ul><li>11.Who was „Braveheart“? What was his real name? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: A Scottish national hero </li></ul><ul><li>William Wallace </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>12. For how many years did Greyfriars Bobby keep watch on his master’s grave? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>20 years Answer: 14 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>14 years. </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>13. What marks the landborder between Scotland and England? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Hadrian’s Wall </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>14. Unscrambled names: </li></ul><ul><li>Aberdeen </li></ul><ul><li>Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Highland </li></ul><ul><li>Glasgow </li></ul><ul><li>Inverness </li></ul><ul><li>Ben Navis </li></ul>
  37. 37. <ul><li>15. No one likes the sound of it, but every town in Scotland has its own band. What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: a bagpipe </li></ul>
  38. 38. Questions 16-20
  39. 39. <ul><li>16. What is the highest peak in Scotland? How high is it? </li></ul>
  40. 40. <ul><li>17. How many lakes are there in Scotland? </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>18. How many people live in Scotland? </li></ul>
  42. 42. <ul><li>19. Edinburgh has the official Scottish residence of the Queen, but what is it called? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Edinburgh Castle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Holyrood House </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Craigmillar Castle </li></ul></ul>
  43. 43. <ul><li>20. What is the name of the event created in 1947 to accompany the other Edinburgh Festivals? </li></ul>
  44. 44. Answers Questions 15-20
  45. 45. <ul><li>16. What is the highest peak in Scotland? How high is it? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Ben Nevis, 1344m/4490ft </li></ul>
  46. 46. <ul><li>17. How many lakes are there in Scotland? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: one, others are lochs </li></ul>
  47. 47. <ul><li>18. How many people live in Scotland? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: 5,054,800 </li></ul><ul><li>(30 June 2002) </li></ul>
  48. 48. <ul><li>19. Edinburgh has the official Scottish residence of the Queen, but what is it called? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Edinburgh Castle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Holyrood House </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Craigmillar Castle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Answer: Holyrood House </li></ul></ul>
  49. 49. <ul><li>20. What is the name of the event created in 1947 to accompany the other Edinburgh Festivals? Answer: The Tattoo </li></ul>
  50. 50. Questions 21-25
  51. 51. <ul><li>21. In which city are the Parliament buildings? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aberdeen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glasgow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edinburgh </li></ul></ul>
  52. 52. <ul><li>22. What is the longest river in Scotland? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the Spey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the Tweed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the Tay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the Clyde </li></ul></ul>
  53. 53. <ul><li>23. What is the largest city in Scotland? </li></ul>
  54. 54. 24. Match the following: <ul><li>Alexander Graham Bell </li></ul><ul><li>Walter Scott </li></ul><ul><li>Alexander Fleming </li></ul><ul><li>John Logie Baird </li></ul><ul><li>A novelist </li></ul><ul><li>Television </li></ul><ul><li>Penicillin </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone </li></ul>
  55. 55. <ul><li>25. What is it? </li></ul>
  56. 56. 1)
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  59. 59. 4)
  60. 60. Answers Questions 21-25
  61. 61. <ul><li>21. In which city are the Parliament buildings? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aberdeen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glasgow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edinburgh </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: Glasgow </li></ul>
  62. 62. <ul><li>22. What is the longest river in Scotland? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the Spey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the Tweed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the Tay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the Clyde </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Answer: the Tay (120 miles long) </li></ul></ul>
  63. 63. <ul><li>23. What is the largest city in Scotland? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Glasgow </li></ul>
  64. 64. 24. <ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><li>Alexander Graham Bell – telephone </li></ul><ul><li>Walter Scott – a novelist </li></ul><ul><li>Alexander Fleming- penicillin </li></ul><ul><li>John Logie Baird - telephone </li></ul>
  65. 65. 25. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul><ul><li>1)Edinburgh Castle </li></ul><ul><li>2)Balmoral Castle </li></ul><ul><li>3) Walter Scott memorial in Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>4) Haggis </li></ul>
  66. 66. The End

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