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Stonehaven: Quiz


Question 1: Other castles in the vicinity are Fetteresso Castle and ________, both of which are in private ownership and not open to the public.
Muchalls CastleDunnottar CastleStonehavenMonboddo House

Question 2: Stonehaven is the site of prehistoric events as witnessed by finds at Fetteresso Castle and ________ pottery excavations from the Spurryhillock area[1].
Cucuteni-Trypillian cultureNeolithicLinear Pottery cultureVinča culture

Question 3: The oldest surviving structure in Stonehaven is the Stonehaven Tolbooth at the harbour, used as an early prison and now a ________.
Art museumMuseumParisLondon

Question 4: In 1296 King ________ took the castle only for William Wallace to reclaim it in 1297, burning down the church in the process with the entire English garrison still in it.
Edward III of EnglandEdward II of EnglandJohn of EnglandEdward I of England

Question 5: In 1650, ________ sacked the castle to find the Crown Jewels following an eight month siege (having previously destroyed the English Crown Jewels).
Oliver CromwellAlfred the GreatEnglish Civil WarEngland

Question 6: Famous historical visitors include ________ and Mary Queen of Scots.
William WallaceAberdeenBraveheartAndrew Moray

Question 7: The town has a long beach facing the cold ________, with large cliffs at either end sheltering small rock pools and inlets.
North SeaEnglish ChannelAtlantic OceanBaltic Sea

Question 8: Historically the chief commerce of Stonehaven lay in ________.
FishingFishing techniquesFishing industryWild fisheries

Question 9: The Fireball Festival was part of the content of stv's ________ coverage.
Scottish EnglishScottish peopleHogmanayScots language

Question 10: Other events include the Stonehaven Folk Festival regularly attended by famous Glaswegian comedian ________.
Billy ConnollyBilly Connolly Bites Yer Bum!Transatlantic YearsThe Secret Policeman's Balls


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