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Question 1: There are also dedications elsewhere in the world where there is a Scottish heritage, such as ________.
Nova ScotiaNewfoundland and LabradorBritish ColumbiaCanada

Question 2: For this reason he is known as the Apostle to the Southern Picts, and there are numerous dedications to him in those parts of Scotland with a Pictish heritage, throughout the Scottish Lowlands, and in parts of Northern ________ with a Northumbrian heritage.
United KingdomWalesBritish peopleEngland

Question 3: Ninian's major shrine was at Whithorn in ________, where he is associated with the Candida Casa (Latin for 'White House').
ScotlandKirkcudbrightshireGallowayDumfries and Galloway

Question 4: Also at this time, Northumbria was establishing bishoprics in its sphere of influence, to be subordinate to the Northumbrian ________.
Church of EnglandArchbishop of YorkBishop of WorcesterArchbishop of Canterbury

Question 5: The Bernician name hwit ærn is Old English for the ________ candida casa, or 'white house' in modern English, and it has survived as the modern name of Whithorn.
Vulgar LatinLatinRoman EmpireOld Latin

Question 6: Dedications on the ________ date from the time of medieval Scottish dominance, and are not natively inspired.
United KingdomIsle of ManJerseyRepublic of Ireland

Question 7: The dedications are found throughout the lands of the ancient Picts of Scotland, throughout Scotland south of the Firths of Clyde and Forth, in ________ and Shetland, and in parts of northern England.
Scottish peopleHebridesOrkneyUnited Kingdom

Question 8: That they had once been Christian is known from a fifth century mention of them by ________ in the course of his condemnation of the enslavement of Irish Christians by British raiders:[2]
Saint PatrickPopeIrelandCatholic Church

Question 9: There is a noticeable lack of dedications in the ________ and Isles, and except for Bute and Sanda, there are no dedications to Saint Ninian in the territory of ancient Dál Riata (Kil Saint Ninian in Mull belongs to Nennidius).
Highland ClearancesTartanScottish clanScottish Highlands

Question 10: The earliest mention of Ninian of Whithorn is in a short passage of The Ecclesiastical History of the English People by the Northumbrian monk ________ in ca.
John ChrysostomBedePope Gregory ICatholic Church


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