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Aberdeen Quiz

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Aberdeen Harbour Board is officially acknowledged as the oldest business in Great Britain, When was it established?

  • 1036
  • 1096
  • 1136
  • 1206

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Aberdonian astronomer Sir David Gill took the first ever photograph of a Comet in what year?

  • 1854
  • 1882
  • 1912
  • 1918

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The Kirk of St Nicholas in Aberdeen houses the largest Carillon in Great Britain. How many bells does it have?

  • 36
  • 48
  • 56
  • 68

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How many cubic feet of Aberdeen Granite went in to the construction of the Forth Rail Bridge?

  • 450,000
  • 550,000
  • 620,000
  • 640,000

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In the late 19th century, which industry was Aberdeen the centre for in Great Britain?

  • Envelopes
  • Fish
  • Christmas Crackers
  • Shoelaces

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The fastest sailing ship of the time was built in Aberdeen in 1868. What was the name of this ship?

  • Lightning
  • Champion of the Seas
  • Thermopylae
  • James Baines

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Aberdeen had as many Universities as the whole of England until 1858. How many Universities was this?

  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

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Union bridge on Union street in Aberdeen is the largest single-span granite bridge in the world. What length is the span?

  • 130ft
  • 140ft
  • 150ft
  • 160ft

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Chief Engineer “Scotty” of Star Trek fame proclaimed himself as “an old Aberdeen pub crawler” in one episode. What was the title of this episode?

  • Journey to Babel
  • The Wolf in the Fold
  • The Immunity Syndrome
  • A Private Little War

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Aberdeen FC had the first all seater football stadium in Scotland. What is the name of this stadium?

  • Glebe Park
  • Central Park
  • Pittodrie Stadium
  • Balmoor Stadium

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Situated in Aberdeen, what is the “Brig o’ Balgownie?

  • A Ship
  • A Medieval House
  • A Statue
  • A Bridge

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Aberdeen is “twinned” with several cities worldwide. Which one of the following is it NOT “twinned” with?

  • Clermont-Ferrand
  • Solvang
  • Bulawayo
  • Stavanger

 

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