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Free Quiz Questions about the original Land of the Free and Home of the Brave: Scotland!

  1. In Dumore Park, Stirlingshire there is an 18th century, 16foot high building in the shape of what: A pear, a pineapple or a banana?

    Pineapple

  2. According to the 2001 census, which Scottish town or city has the highest population: Paisley, Perth or Inverness?

    Paisley

  3. What did Dundee have before the rest of Scotland: The Internet, Traffic Lights, or McDonald’s?

    McDonald’s

  4. In which Scottish city is it hardest to find a parking space: Glasgow, Edinburgh or Aberdeen (2005 figs)

    Glasgow

  5. What does Dundee have more of than anywhere else in Scotland: rainfall, sunshine, or single mothers?

    Sunshine

  6. What is Aberdeen city council’s slogan? Be Seen in Aberdeen, Clean and Green Aberdeen or Aberdeen: a weeping open sore on the face of humanity!

    Clean and Green

  7. Where was the first McDonald’s in Scotland: Easterhouse, Greenock or Dundee?

    Dundee

  8. Where is Scotland’s only official naturist beach (2004): Edinburgh, Greenock or Arran?

    Arran

  9. What type of business are there most of in the Glasgow North Yellow Pages: Archaeologists, Blacksmiths or Cinemas?

    Cinemas

  10. According to Police figures from 2006: in which Scottish city are there most drug offences per head of population: Dundee, Edinburgh or Glasgow?

    Glasgow

  11. According to Police figures from 2006: in which Scottish city are you most likely to get your house burgled: Aberdeen, Edinburgh or Glasgow?

    Aberdeen

  12. In the Scotland, are there more left-handed people or more ginger people?

    More gingers

  13. The tiny Village of Port Ann made strides in catching up with the rest of the world last year (1997) when they finally got what? Mains Water, Postal Service or Channel 4?

    Mains Water

  14. Whereabout in Scotland do people with the longest life expectancies live: Greenock, Inverness or East Fife?

    East Fife (77)

  15. On which Royal Bank of Scotland banknote can you find Edinburgh Castle?

    1 pound note

  16. Which castle is pictured on a Royal Bank of Scotland twenty pound note?

    Brodick

  17. Which Scottish castle is on the back of a Clydesdale Bank £20 note?

    Stirling

  18. Which of these surnames is the most popular in the Glasgow North telephone book: Hansen, Souness or Nevin?

    Hansen

  19. Which Scottish island is home to the towns Port Askaig and Port Ellen?

    Islay

  20. Which Scottish island is known as The Queen of the Hebrides?

    Islay

  21. Which Scottish seaside resort features a big rock on the beach that’s been painted to look like a crocodile?

    Millport

  22. According to the 2001 census, which Scottish town or city has the highest population: Paisley, Perth or Inverness?

    Paisley

  23. Rounded to the nearest million - what is the population of Scotland?

    5 million

  24. What is Scotland’s sunniest city with more than 1400 hours sunshine per year: Glasgow, Edinburgh, or Dundee?

    Dundee

  25. Within two degrees centigrade, what is the average daily maximum temperature for Glasgow in April?

    11 degrees C [give points for answers between 9 – 13 degrees]

  26. Which of these Scottish towns is most famous for black pudding: Stirling, Stornoway or Stranraer?

    Stornoway

  27. According to a new survey, which men spend the least on deodorant and are therefore the smelliest in Britain: Men from Dundee, Men from Glasgow or Men from Aberdeen?

    Glasgow

  28. According to a recent study, where is the "best" place in Scotland to raise a family: Edinburgh, St.Andrews, or Ayr?

    St. Andrews

  29. What is the most common surname in Scotland?

    Smith

  30. What percentage of Scotland’s population are ginger-haired?

    10 per cent

  31. Which castle is on a Royal Bank of Scotland one pound note?

    Edinburgh

  32. Which castle is on a Royal Bank of Scotland ten pound note?

    Glamis castle

  33. Which castle is pictured on a Royal Bank of Scotland hundred pound note?

    Balmoral

  34. On which Royal Bank of Scotland banknote can you find Brodick Castle?

    20 pound note

  35. Which castle is on a Royal Bank of Scotland ten pound note?

    Glamis castle

  36. On which Scottish banknote can you find Balmoral Castle on? (bank and denomination)

    Royal Bank £100

  37. In Scotland, what physical features are Munroes?

    Mountains (must be over 3000 feet)

  38. The flight between Papa Westray and Westray in the Orkneys is the world’s shortest scheduled flight. How long does it officially take?

    2 minutes

  39. Who take more flights in any given year: people who live in Edinburgh or people who live in Glasgow? (2004)

    Edinburgh

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