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Partick: Quiz


Question 1: Partick (Partaig in Gaelic) (formerly Perdyc or Perthick) is an area of ________ on the north bank of the River Clyde, just across from Govan.

Question 2: The well known comedian ________ was a Partick resident as a child.
Transatlantic YearsBilly ConnollyThe Secret Policeman's BallsBilly Connolly Bites Yer Bum!

Question 3: Partick railway station is a trunk station serving as an interchange between the local rail, ________ and local bus systems.
Kelvinhall subway stationExhibition Centre railway stationGlasgow SubwayGlasgow Central station

Question 4: Being within the sphere of influence of the ________ and neighbouring Glasgow's salubrious 'West-End' it has a high student population.
University Marine Biological Station MillportUniversity of EdinburghUniversity of BirminghamUniversity of Glasgow

Question 5: Partick Thistle Football Club were formed in the area in 1876, but left to play in the ________ area of Glasgow in 1909.

Question 6: As well as being the fifth busiest train station in ________, it is the only transport hub to connect three different types of public transport.
United KingdomScotlandEnglandWales

Question 7: Welsh perth, 'bush or thicket'), adopted into Scottish Gaelic as "Peart(h)aig", giving modern Gaelic "Pearraig" or "Partaig" (the latter form in use on signage at ________).
Anniesland railway stationBridgeton railway stationPartick stationArgyle Street railway station

Question 8: The Kings of ________ had a residence there, and in 1136 David I (1124-53) granted the lands of Perdyc to the see of Glasgow.
Highland (council area)StrathclydeLocal Government (Scotland) Act 1973Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994

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