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Scottish History Quiz

Ye gallus sassenachs 10 Questions.

 
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Which Scottish social philosopher and economist wrote "The Wealth Of Nations"?

  • Donald Macdougall
  • Alexander Cairncross
  • Adam Smith
  • John Law

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The "Declaration of Arbroath" was signed in which century?

  • 13th Century
  • 14th Century
  • 15th Century
  • 16th Century

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Where in Scotland was the famous Irish manuscript "The Book Of Kells" illuminated?

  • Iona
  • Mull
  • Skye
  • Harris

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Who was the last British monarch to have been born in Scotland?

  • Charles II
  • James II
  • James I
  • Charles I

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Macbeth belonged to which royal house or dynasty?

  • House of Bruce
  • House of Atholl
  • House of Dunkeld
  • House of Balliol

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What name was James II known by?

  • James the Bald
  • Fiery Face
  • The Red King
  • Red Face

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During which century was Sir Walter Scott born?

  • 15th Century
  • 16th Century
  • !7th Century
  • 18th Century

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James IV was killed during which battle?

  • Ancrum Moor (1545)
  • Flodden Field (1513)
  • Haddon Rig (1542)
  • Solway Moss (1542)

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Thought by many to be the place where the Industrial Revolution was born, in which Glasgow park was James Watt taking a stroll when he came up with the idea of his improved steam engine?

  • Queens Park
  • Alexandra Park
  • Glasgow Green
  • Bellahouston Park

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Architect of the Battle Of Britain victory, Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding was born in what borders town?

  • Berwick
  • Melrose
  • Jedburgh
  • Moffat

 

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