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Question 1 Sir William Wallace fought for the independence of Scotland in the 13 th century. By which nickname is he known?
Question 2 This award-winning actor was born in Edinburgh August 25, 1930. He started his career as a milkman, later joined the Navy where he gained two tattoos, one of which reads “Scotland Forever“. He has starred in many films, including “Untouchables“ (1987) and “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade“ (1989). Between 1962 and 1983 he portrayed a character he claims to have eventually got tired of. He has been polled as one of the greatest living Scots He has joined the YES campaign for the Scottish Independence. Who is the actor?
Q 3 This orange- coloured carbonated drink, which was first introduced in 1901, is sometimes described as “Scotland’s other national drink“ after Scotch. What drink?
Q 4 Match the cities and towns with their descriptions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Aberdeen Glasgow Inverness Edinburgh St. Andrew’s A. the largest city of Scotland, famous for its shipbuilding and port B. has nicknames like Europe’s Oil Capital, Granite city, Grey city C. the second largest city; the Palace of Holyroodhouse, HM The Queen's official residence in Scotland is situated there D. “the home of golf “, also the home of Scotland’s oldest university (~ 1410) E. the capital of Highlands of Scotland
Q 5 Which of them is the largest lake in Scotland? 1. Loch Lomond 2. Loch Morar 3. Loch Ness
Q 6 According to the St Andrew's Day Bank Holiday Act 2007, St Andrew's Day a. is universally an official bank holiday b. is a negotiable holiday depending on a company
Q 7 When were the crowns of Scotland England united? 1. 2. 3. 1581 1591 1603
King James I and VI
Q 8 What is the name of the song always played and sung before /at the football matches if the Scottish team is playing?
Q 9 Besides whisky and financial services, electronics is considered Scotland’s primary export today. What is the collective term given to the Scottish computing and technology sector?
Q 10 The tradition of first footing means that a. the "first foot" in the house after midnight on Jan 1 st should be male, dark, and handsome b. the "first foot" in the house after midnight on Jan 1 st should carry symbolic coal, shortbread, salt, black bun and whisky c. both a and b d. the "first foot" in the house after midnight on Jan 1 st may be male or female but has to carry whisky
Q 11 Scotland is the only part of the UK that has a statutory holiday on 2 nd January as well as 1 st January – true or false?
Q 12 Name the event in the picture that has come to symbolise Highland games
Q 13 The people of Scotland will vote in an independence referendum on 1. 2. 3. Thursday 18 September, 2013 Thursday 18 September, 2014 Thursday 18 September, 2015
Q 14 This Scottish writer (1771 -1832), recognised in Europe as the creator of the modern historical novel, and also known for his poetry has also written many stories. His story series „ Tales of my Landlord“ (1819) illustrates the aspects of Scottish regional life. The best known among the stories is „The Bride of Lammermoor“, some episodes of which were the basis for Donizetti’s opera „Lucia di Lammermoor“. What is his name?
Sir Walter Scott
Q 15 Name three groups of islands in Scotland. Which is the northernmost?
Q 16 Fair fa' your honest, sonsie face, Great chieftain o the puddin'-race! Aboon them a' ye tak your place, Painch, tripe, or thairm: Weel are ye worthy o' a grace As lang's my arm.
Q 17 Who or what were Picts?
4 1 1 3 2 5 Q 18
Q 19 Standing at 4, 409 ft above sea level, Beinn Nibheis (in Scottish Gaelic, ) is the top of the world for the whole British Isles. By what name do we know it better and how high is it in metres?
Q 20. What is the object in the picture and what makes it so important?
Q 21 Whenever Scottish national food is mentioned, we think of haggis. What is haggis traditionally served with?
Q 22 Who is the well-known London 2012 Olympic winner who was the first British man to win a gold medal in this event since 1908?
Q 23 Is the piece of music 1. 2. 3. Loch Lomond Scots Wha Hae or Scotland the Brave?
Q 24 What is the name of the current First Minister of Scotland?
Q 25 What is the Falkirk Wheel?