St Andrew's Day Scottish Quiz
Today is Saint Andrew's Day. St Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland.
So here is a quiz to test your knowledge of Scotland.
1. Which is the biggest city in Scotland?
2. Scotland's population grew to its highest ever in mid 2011. How many people live in Scotland?
C. 10,320, 400
3. Sean Connery is Scotland's most famous actor. Which of the following didn't he do before choosing acting as a career?
A. He polished coffins.
B. He was a milkman. (he delivered milk)
C. He taught English to immigrants.
D. He worked as a nude model for students.
4. What's the lowest recorded temperature in Scotland?
A. - 5.9 ºC
B. - 16.7 ºC
C. - 27.2 ºC
D. - 32 ºC
5. Which of the following wasn't created by a Scot?
A. Peter Pan
B. Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde
C. Sherlock Holmes
D. Robinson Crusoe
6. What is the Scottish word for "yes"?
6. The Gaelic for whisky is Uisge Beatha. What is its literal meaning?
A. Water of Life
B. Cheer me up
C. Strong spirit
D. Good health
7. Scotland has produced many important inventors like Alexander Graham Bell. Which of the following was not invented by a Scot?
B. the television
C. the cash machine
8. Football might have been first played in Scotland. Golf certainly has its origins in Scotland. How many golf courses are there in Scotland?
9. Which of the following is not true?
A. Tartan is the "design" found on the kilt (Scotland's national dress)
B. Loch is the Scottish word for "lake".
C. Haggis, the Scottish national dish, consists of sheep's heart, liver and lungs.
D. The rose is the floral emblem of Scotland.
10. "Auld lang syne" is a poem that was written by Robert Burns in 1788. It is sung in many countries around the world when celebrating New Year. What does "Auld lang syne" mean?
A. It's been a long night
B. Days gone by
C. Let's go home
D. Another old year