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Stone of Scone: Quiz


Question 1: According to one legend, it was the Coronation Stone of the early Dál Riata ________ when they lived in Ireland, which they brought with them when settling Caledonia.
CeltsGaelic IrelandGaelsScoti

Question 2: Traditionally, it is supposed to be the pillow stone said to have been used by the Biblical ________.

Question 3: ________ authored the 1999 novel The Fifth Elephant centered around the theft of a Dwarfish coronation seat made from hardened bread and called the "Scone of Stone".
Discworld NoirDeath (Discworld)Terry PratchettDiscworld

Question 4: In The Treaty of Northampton 1328, between the Kingdom of Scotland and the ________, England agreed to return the captured Stone to Scotland.
History of EnglandKingdom of EnglandPolitics of EnglandEnglish people

Question 5: In October 2008, a feature film, Stone of Destiny, based on the theft of the stone, was released by Infinity Entertainment of ________.
CoquitlamBritish ColumbiaVancouverChinatown, Vancouver

Question 6: The Stone of Scone (pronounced /ˈskuːn/), also commonly known as the Stone of Destiny or the Coronation Stone is an oblong block of red sandstone, used for centuries in the coronation of the monarchs of Scotland, the monarchs of England, and, more recently, ________.
Elizabeth II of the United KingdomMonarchy of the United KingdomPrime Minister of the United KingdomParliament of the United Kingdom

Question 7: The role of the Scottish nationalist politician was played by ________.
Robert CarlyleAnthony HopkinsJohn CleeseHugh Grant

Question 8: Other names by which it has sometimes been known include Jacob's Pillow Stone and the Tanist Stone, and in ________, clach-na-cinneamhain, clach Sgàin, and Lia(th) Fàil[1].
Scottish peopleScotlandScots languageScottish Gaelic

Question 9: Historically, the artifact was kept at the now-ruined Scone Abbey in Scone, near Perth, ________.
United KingdomEnglandScotlandWales

Question 10: Perhaps assuming that the Church would not return it to England, the stone's custodians left it on the altar of Arbroath Abbey, on 11 April 1951, in the safekeeping of the ________.
Scottish Episcopal ChurchHistory of ScotlandChurch of ScotlandScottish Reformation


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