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Pictish language: Quiz

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Question 1: It is notable that this place is south of the Forth, in ________, outside of what is traditionally regarded as "Pictland".
East LothianShetlandAngusWest Lothian

Question 2: Place names are often used to try to deduce the existence of Pictish use in ________.
EnglandWalesUnited KingdomScotland

Question 3: Ptolemy's ________ provides the greatest number of names for Pictland, a total of 49 with 41 separate forms.
Geography (Ptolemy)CartographyGeographyGazetteer

Question 4: [5] It is debated whether any Pre-Indo-European elements can be found in northern Scottish place names, and it is theorised that some Pictish ________ inscriptions might also represent examples of this language.
OghamGlagolitic alphabetRunic alphabetHangul

Question 5: Among the ________ stones in Scotland there is a small subset that do not have Gaelic inscriptions.
Glagolitic alphabetOghamRunic alphabetHangul

Question 6: [12] There are a number of Pictish loanwords in modern ________.
Scottish peopleScotlandScottish GaelicScots language

Question 7: At its height, it may have been spoken from Shetland down to ________.
AngusOrkneyWest LothianFife

Question 8: However, it is "Pit-" which is the most distinctive element, while "Aber-" can also be found in places which were Brythonic-speaking (such as ________) in Wales.
PenparcauCardigan, CeredigionAberystwythLampeter

Question 9: Pictish is a term used for the extinct language or languages thought to have been spoken by the Picts, the people of northern and central Scotland in the ________.
High Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesByzantine EmpireKievan Rus'







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