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Scottish Borders Quiz

12 questions on this beautiful unspoilt area of Britain 12 Questions.

 
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1

In which town is the Beltane Festival held?

  • Hawick
  • Galashiels
  • Peebles
  • Melrose

2

During which Scottish king's reign did Berwick upon Tweed become an English town?

  • James 2nd
  • James 3rd
  • James 4th
  • James 5th

3

Which castle is the seat of the Duke of Roxburghe?

  • Tantallon
  • Alnwick
  • Ferniehurst
  • Floors

4

Which king of Scotland died at Jedburgh in 1165?

  • Malcolm 1st
  • Malcolm 2nd
  • Malcolm 3rd
  • Malcolm 4th

5

Where is the HQ and crowning place of Border Gypsies?

  • Morebattle
  • Yetholm
  • Kelso
  • Kirknewton

6

Where would you find the Scottish College of Textiles?

  • Galashiels
  • Hawick
  • Duns
  • Berwick upon Tweed

7

In which year did Radio Borders begin broadcasting?

  • 1990
  • 1991
  • 1992
  • 1993

8

Where do "Teries" come from?

  • Melrose
  • Kelso
  • Duns
  • Hawick

9

In which decade did the Eyemouth Fishing Disaster occur?

  • 1860's
  • 1870's
  • 1880's
  • 1890's

10

Which village is associated with the Glasgow School of Painters?

  • Oldhamstocks
  • Coldingham
  • Cockburnspath
  • St. Abbs

11

Where would you find the Priorwood Gardens?

  • Melrose
  • Kelso
  • Jedburgh
  • Galashiels

12

Where is BBC Tweed based?

  • Tweedbank
  • Galashiels
  • Hawick
  • Selkirk

 

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