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Robert Burns the Poet Quiz

A quiz on the life and works of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns. 12 Questions.

 
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1

What is the birthday of Robert Burns ?

  • 21st February
  • 25th January
  • 19th March

2

Where was Robert Burns born ?

  • Alloway
  • Ayr
  • Alloa

3

What age was Robert Burns when he died on the 21st July 1796 ?

  • 35
  • 36
  • 37

4

Robert Burns is known all around the world, but which was the first country to honour him with a postage stamp ?

  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Soviet Union

5

Robert Burns's wife was called ?

  • Connie Murray
  • Jean Armour
  • Betty Foggo

6

Robert Burn's original occupation was as a ?

  • Weaver
  • Farm Labourer
  • Shepherd

7

How many brothers and sisters did Robert Burns have ?

  • 6
  • 7
  • 8

8

What year was Robert Burns born ?

  • 1758
  • 1759
  • 1760

9

Burn's first book of published work, sold for three shillings and is known as the ?

  • Ayr Edition
  • Edinburgh Edition
  • Kilmarnock Edition

10

Which famous musician regarded Burns's 1794 song, "A red, red rose" as the lyric that had the biggest effect on his life ?

  • Bob Dylan
  • John Lennon
  • Paul McCartney

11

Which annual celebrations are held across the world to mark the anniversary of Robert Burns birth ?

  • Burns Dinner
  • Burns Lunch
  • Burns Supper

12

What is always the main course at a Burns supper ?

  • Fish
  • Haggis
  • Lamb

 

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