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National Library of Scotland: Quiz


Question 1: This was opened in 1689 and gained ________ status in the 1710 Copyright Act, giving it the legal right to claim a copy of every book published in Great Britain.
Trinity College Library, DublinLegal depositNational libraryBritish Library

Question 2: It is based in a collection of buildings in ________ city centre.
GlasgowScotlandEdinburghNew Town, Edinburgh

Question 3: The collection includes copies of the Gutenberg Bible, the letter which ________ submitted with the manuscript of Origin of Species, the First Folio of Shakespeare and numerous journals and other publications.
EvolutionCharles DarwinCharles Darwin's religious viewsCharles Darwin's education

Question 4: The Library also holds many ancient family manuscripts including those of the ________, which date back as far as 1488.
Clan RamsayClan RossClan SinclairClan Fraser

Question 5: Since 1999, the Library has been funded by the ________.
Scottish ParliamentScottish GovernmentScottish independenceScotland

Question 6: The National Library of Scotland is the legal deposit library of ________.
ScotlandWalesUnited KingdomEngland


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