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Question 2:
What timezone is Scottish Highlands in?
GMT/BST
UTC + 6:30
GMT 0
Chile Time

Question 3: This area consists of the Highland council area and the island council areas of ________, Shetland and the Western Isles.
EnglandUnited KingdomHebridesOrkney

Question 4: The ________, which began in the Lowlands, initially achieved only partial success in the Gaelic-speaking Highlands.
Scottish ReformationProtestant ReformersProtestant ReformationRadical Reformation

Question 5: Some similarities exist between the culture of the Highlands and that of Ireland: examples include the Gaelic language, sport (shinty, hurling), and ________.
Celtic musicCeltic nationsCeltic rockCeltic fusion

Question 6: Roman Catholicism remained strong in much of the Highlands, aided by Irish ________ missionaries who regularly came to the area to celebrate Mass, as they were culturally and ethnically entwined.
CarmelitesCatholic religious orderFranciscanDominican Order

Question 7: Under some of the wider definitions in use, ________ could be considered the largest city in the Highlands, although it does not share the recent Gaelic cultural history typical of the Highlands proper.
EdinburghDundeeAberdeenGlasgow

Question 8: On the other hand, some ________ islands (like Lewis and Harris) have large populations belonging to the Free Church of Scotland or the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland.
Outer HebridesSt Kilda, ScotlandHarris, Outer HebridesSkye

Question 9: This was in contrast to the Lowland Scots, most of whom converted to ________ and thus were more willing to unite with the English to create the Kingdom of Great Britain.
ChristianityBaptistChristian denominationProtestantism

Question 10: A much wider definition of the Scottish Highlands is that used by the ________ industry.
Glengoyne DistilleryGlenmorangieTaliskerScotch whisky
















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