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Shetland Quiz

How well do you know this amazing place? 8 Questions.

 
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What is the capital of Shetland?

  • Sumburgh
  • Kirkwall
  • Lerwick
  • Stromness

2

What is the most northerly inhabited island of Shetland?

  • Fair Isle
  • Yell
  • Moulla
  • Unst

3

What is the Shetland name for the period of perpetual daylight in mid summer?

  • The 'summer din'
  • The 'dimmer sin'
  • The ' simmer din'
  • The 'dimmer sun'

4

What is the name of the most northerly UNinhabited Isle or rock in Shetland?

  • Outer Flaess
  • Muckle Flugga
  • Esha Ness
  • Outstack

5

What is the name of the midwinter fire festival, which sees a Viking longboat burnt?

  • Vikings go home. Aaar!
  • Up Helly Aa
  • Burn Helly Aar
  • Up Welly A

6

1/8th of the UKs population of which animal lives on Shetland?

  • Beaver
  • Arctic Fox
  • Pine Martin
  • Otter

7

What country is closest to Shetland and gets a lot if its heritage from?

  • Iceland
  • Norway
  • Finland
  • Sweden

8

How many of the more than 100 islands that make up Shetland are inhabited?

  • 15 only
  • 25 only
  • 10 only
  • 19 only

 

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