Scotland: Quiz


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Question 1: The island of Ireland lies only 30 kilometres (19 mi) from the southwestern peninsula of Kintyre;[77] Norway is 305 kilometres (190 mi) to the east and the ________, 270 kilometres (168 mi) to the north.
GreenlandGibraltarFaroe IslandsJersey

Question 2: [140] Scotland was the first country since ________ in classical Greece to implement a system of general public education.
SpartaAncient GreeceAncient Greek warfareClassical Athens

Question 3: Various other systems derived from common Celtic or ________ survived in the Highlands until the 1800s.
Gaelic IrelandEarly Irish lawSaint PatrickIreland

Question 4:
What timezone is Scotland in?

Question 5:
What are people from Scotland known as?
Gu00E9rois, Gu00E9roise
Scots, Scottish2
Pouu00EBzu00E9en, Pouu00EBzu00E9enne

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Edinburgh, Scotland's capital and second-largest city
  Glasgow City Chambers viewed from George Square
  Loch Tummel in Perth and Kinross.
  David Morier's depiction of the Battle of Culloden.

Question 7: The school leaving age is 16, after which students may choose to remain at school and study for Access, Intermediate or ________ and Advanced Higher exams.
Standard GradeCivil engineeringScottish Qualifications AuthorityHigher (Scottish)

Question 8: The written protohistory of Scotland began with the arrival of the Roman Empire in southern and central Great Britain, when the Romans occupied what is now ________ and Wales, administering it as a province called Britannia.
Northern IrelandBritish peopleUnited KingdomEngland

Question 9: [10][11] Edinburgh was the hub of the ________ of the 18th century, which transformed Scotland into one of the commercial, intellectual and industrial powerhouses of Europe.
Scottish EnlightenmentScottish independencePrehistoric ScotlandScots language

Question 10:
How many square miles is Scotland in area?

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