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Sutherland: Quiz


Question 1: SuĂ°rland was then land to the south of, or in the south of, Norse ________.
SutherlandNairn (boundaries)OrkneyCaithness

Question 2: ________ councils, covering rural areas of the county were established in 1894.

Question 3: There are pockets of the native ________, remnants of the original Caledonian Forest.
EuropeScots PineJuniperus communisNorway Spruce

Question 4: The number of visiting ________ is naturally, minimal.
Travel and Tourism Competitiveness ReportHotelWorld Tourism rankingsTourism

Question 5: Despite being ________'s 5th largest historic county, it has a smaller population than a medium-size lowland Scottish town.
EnglandScotlandWalesUnited Kingdom

Question 6: It stretches from the ________ in the west, up to the Pentland Firth and across to the North Sea.
Arctic OceanIndian OceanAtlantic OceanPacific Ocean

Question 7: Although created under local government legislation (the ________) community councils have no statutory powers or responsibilities and are not a tier of local government.
Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994Local Government (Scotland) Act 1947FifeLocal Government (Scotland) Act 1973

Question 8: Such mountains are attractive for ________ and scrambling, despite their remote location.
HillwalkingSnowdonWalking in the United KingdomLake District

Question 9: The creation of the Highland region and of Sutherland as a district involved the abolition of the one ________ council in Sutherland, Dornoch, as well as abolition of the Sutherland county council.

Question 10: Sutherland is perhaps best known for its saddest memory: The ________: The forceful eviction of people from their homes in the 18th century by the landowners to make way for large sheep farms.
Scottish HighlandsScottish clanTartanHighland Clearances

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