The Scotland Quiz

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Last updated: August 16, 2014
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What is the capital?
Edinburgh
What is the largest city?
Glasgow
What is the national dish?
Haggis
Who is Scotland's patron saint?
Andrew
Which famous naturalist graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1831?
Charles Darwin
What is the name of the archipelago of islands located off the western coast of Scotland?
Hebrides
Which city on the northern coast is considered the capital of the Scottish Highlands?
Inverness
What is Scotland's largest loch? (lake)
Loch Lomond
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What currency is used in Scotland?
The Pound
The Scottish flag features a white 'x' on which color background?
Blue
Someone from Glasgow is called a what?
Glaswegian
Scotland is the home of which popular sport, now played all over the world?
Golf
Who was the most recent Scottish Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?
Gordon Brown
Which city, often referred to as the oil capital of Europe, is Scotland's third largest city?
Aberdeen
Which Scottish author (1859-1930) is known for his crime fiction series entitled Sherlock Holmes?
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Level 46
Aug 16, 2014
vote no!
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Level 86
Aug 18, 2014
Perhaps also accept Sterling for currency?
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Level 72
Aug 19, 2014
Why on earth would anyone want to vote no? I'm yet to hear a good reason to do so.
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Level 43
Jul 17, 2017
lol i missed out on the question about what someone from glasgow is called bc i kept typing weegie, didnt even cross my mind to try "glaswegian"
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Level 70
Oct 28, 2017
Surely Loch Ness is larger than Loch Lomond?
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Level 64
Feb 6, 2019
Technically, it holds more water, so by volume it is bigger, however by surface area Loch Lomond is bigger.