Scottish Islands (extreme)

More than 200 islands are part of Scotland. How many can you name?

You can try a version of this quiz with a map, as well as map quizzes of the British Isles, the Outer Hebrides, the Inner Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland.

This quiz is part of the larger Scottish Interest quiz series.
Islands with an area greater than 40 hectares and/or are inhabited.
All Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) names are acceptable type-ins.
Source: Wikipedia.
Quiz by elijahwade
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Last updated: June 25, 2020
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A
Ailsa Craig
Arran
Auskerry
B
Baleshare
Balta
Barra
Barra Head
Benbecula
Berneray
Bigga
Boreray, St Kilda
Boreray, Na h-Eileanan Siar
Bressay
Brother Isle
Bruray, Shetland
Burray, Orkney
Bute
C
Calf of Eday
Calbha Mor
Calve Island
Canna (Canaigh)
Cara
Càrna
Cava
Ceallasaigh Beag
Ceallasaigh Mòr
Ceann Ear
Ceann Iar
Coll
Colonsay
Copinsay
D
Danna
Davaar
Dunglass Island
E
Easdale
East Burra
Eday
Egilsay
Eigg
Eileach an Naoimh
Eilean Bàn
Eilean Chaluim Chille
Eilean Chearstaidh
Eilean dà Mhèinn
Eilean Donan
Eilean Dubh Mòr
Eilean Fladday
Eileanan Iasgaich
Eilean Liubhaird
Eilean Macaskin
Eilean Meadhonach
Eilean Mhealasta
Eilean Mhic Chrion
Eilean Mòr
Eilean Mòr
Eilean nan Ròn
Eilean Righ
Eilean Shona
Eilean Sùbhainn
Eilean Tigh
Eilean Tioram
Eilean Trodday
Eileanan Iasgaich
Ensay
Eorsa
Eriska
Eriskay
Erraid
Eynhallow
F
Fair Isle
Fara
Faray
Fetlar
Fiaraidh
Flodaigh
Flodaigh Mòr
Flodday
Flotta
Foula
Fraoch-eilean
Fuaigh Mòr
Fuday
Fuiay
G
Gairsay
Garbh Eileach, Inner Hebrides
Garbh Eilean, Na h-Eileanan Siar
Garbh Eilean, Loch Maree
Gigha
Gighay
Glims Holm
Gometra
Graemsay
Great Bernera
Great Cumbrae
Grimsay
Gruinard Island
Gunna
H
Handa
Hascosay
Hellisay
Hermetray
Hildasay
Hirta
Holm of Grimbister
Holy Isle
Horse Island
Housay
Hoy
Hunda
I
Inchcailloch
Inchcolm
Inchfad
Inch Kenneth
Inchlonaig
Inchmarnock
Inchmurrin
Inchtavannach
Inner Holm
Innis Chonain
Iona
Isay
Islay
Isle Martin
Isle of Ewe
Isle of May
Isle Ristol
J
Jura
K
Kerrera
Killegray
Kirkibost
L
Lamba
Lamb Holm
Lewis and Harris
Linga, Muckle Roe, Shetland
Linga, Bluemull Sound, Shetland
Linga Holm
Lismore
Little Bernera
Little Colonsay
Little Cumbrae
Longa Island
Longay
Luing
Lunga, State Islands, Inner Hebrides
Lunga, Treshnish Isles, Inner Hebrides
M
Mainland, Orkney
Mainland, Shetland
Mingulay
Moncrieffe Island
Mousa
Muck
Muckle Roe
Muldoanich
Mull
N
North Rona
North Ronaldsay
North Uist
Noss
O
Oldany Island
Oronsay, Inner Hebrides
Oronsay, Na h-Eileanan Siar
Oronsay, Loch Sunart
Oxna
P
Pabay
Pabay Mòr
Pabbay, Barra Isles
Pabbay, Harris
Papa
Papa Little
Papa Stour
Papa Stronsay
Papa Westray
Priest Island
R
Raasay
Ronay
Rousay
Rùm
S
Samphrey
Sanda Island
Sanday, Orkney
Sanday, Inner Hebrides
Sandray
Scalpay, Inner Hebrides
Scalpay, Na h-Eileanan Siar
Scarba
Scarp
Seaforth Island
Seil
Sgeotasaigh
Shapinsay
Shillay
Shuna, Inner Hebrides
Shuna, Loch Linnhe
Skye
Soay, Inner Hebrides
Soay, St Kilda
Soay Mòr
South Havra
South Rona
South Ronaldsay
South Uist
South Walls
Stockinish Island
Stroma
Stromay
Stronsay
Stuley
Switha
Swona
T
Tahay
Tanera Beag
Tanera Mòr
Taransay
Texa
Tiree
Torsa
Trondra
U
Ulva
Unst
Uyea
V
Vaila
Vacsay
Vallay
Vatersay
Vementry
W
West Burra
West Linga
Westray
Whalsay
Wiay, Inner Hebrides
Wiay, Na h-Eileanan Siar
Wyre
Y
Yell
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Level 65
Mar 4, 2016
there are only 231 islands in this quiz and eileanan lasgaich doesn't register. It has taken me a very long time to learn 228 over.Good quiz though thanks.
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Level 65
Mar 9, 2016
no square for Flotta and Eileanan lasgaich still doesn't register please fix this Ruptured over
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Level 65
Mar 11, 2017
iasgaigh spelt with an Eye took me a while to work that out
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Level 70
Oct 6, 2018
Quite fun but too hard even for the average jetpunker. My 20% beats more than half of those who tried it.
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Level 65
Nov 13, 2018
It has taken me quite a while to learn these. At least you get enough time to type your answers. I don´t like the new format though almost had to relearn them. Just saying. xxx
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Level 89
Nov 13, 2018
Thanks for your comment. The new format was an attempt at making the quiz more reasonable. Good on you for having at it! x
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Level 50
Jun 11, 2020
Wow. Just wow.
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Level 74
Jun 25, 2020
Bruray is in Shetland, not Orkney. Burray is in Orkney, not Shetland. Otherwise an excellent quiz.
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Level 89
Jun 25, 2020
Thanks for the correction! As a former Orcadian, I have shamed myself!