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Scottish Trivia

Try your luck at our Scottish Trivia Quiz. 

You could win tickets to this year's Highland Games!

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We're running our Scottish Trivia fun contest for 2024 and you've seven chances to win a free ticket to the Northumberland Highland Games.

We'll pose a different question every week, making the draw each Monday until June 10th.  You'll only be allowed to win a maximum of two times though.

Last week's winner was Patricia Saumur, who correctly identified the town of Moffat, Dumfries & Galloway

 

This week's question:

What is the name of this Scottish village and what island is it on?

email your answers to: scottrivia@gmail.com

The Unicorn is Scotland's National animal

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Scotland is praised for its first-class golf
courses but St Andrews takes the crown as the world's 'Home of Golf'. Although King James banned golf in 1457, the first written record of the sport in St Andrews was 1552.

The World's shortest commercial flight is from Westray, Orkney to the island of Papa. The distance is less than 2 miles, and only takes a couple of minutes

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"Braveheart" was actually the nickname given to Robert the Bruce (pictured) not William Wallace

Edinburgh was the first city in the world to have a Fire Brigade

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The deepest Loch in Scotland is Loch Morar which reaches a depth of 1077 feet (328 m)

It is the 17th deepest lake (loch) in the world

It is also home to "Morag" a 30 foot long monster, not unlike its famous cousin "Nessie"

It first appeared in August 1969, supposedly attacking 2 fishermen, who described it as having 3 humps and a snake like head. No mention if they were given a breath test.

This video explains the origins of the Highland Games

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