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50 Questions

The legendary Sawney Bean is particularly associated with what?Cannibalism
Which King of Scotland went on to unite the crowns of Scotland and England?James VI
Name one of the two football teams who are known as the "Old Firm“?Celtic and Rangers
Which city is the capital of the Highlands?Inverness
Who plays the character Begbie in the film 'Trainspotting'?Robert Carlyle
The Loch Ness monster is among the best known Scottish legends, but Nessie has a rival in Loch Morar. What name is give to the monster believed to live there?Morag
The holiday town of Rothesay. This is the chief town of which island in the Firth of Clyde?Bute
Another well known legend of Scotland involves a spider, who is said to have inspired which future monarch?Robert I
What would a Scot do with an "Ashet"?Put food in it
What animal is St Mirren Football Club's Mascot?Panda
Where would you find the Royal & Ancient Club?St. Andrews
What was the name of the world's first cloned mammal, made in Edinburgh?Dolly the sheep
Along Royal Deeside now to a small town famous for its annual Highland Gathering, when the Queen and other members of the Royal Family attend the Highland Games. Which town is this?Braemar
Although the legend of King Arthur is primarily English, his nemesis was raised on the island of Orkney. Who was he?Mordred
Scotland`s largest city, Glasgow: its name comes from the Gaelic language, meaning what?Dear Green Place
A traditional name for the devil, with or without trousers, in Scotland is which of these?Black Donald
Who was the manager of Scotland at the 1978 World Cup in Argentina?Ally McLeod
Which town lies in the shadow of Scotland`s highest mountain, Ben Nevis?Fort William
Who is the Scottish national bard?Robert Burns
This author, who is perhaps most famous for his series "No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" set in Botswana, also wrote a series based in Edinburgh, "44 Scotland Street", serialized in Edinburgh newspaper "The Scotsman". Which Rhodesian-born Scottish writer is this?Alexander McCall Smith
How many people make up a jury in a criminal trial in Scotland?15
Along the banks of the Tay to Perth; what is the nickname of this town?Fair City
Which Edinburgh band found success in the 1970s, reaching UK number one with their first two albums, "Rollin'" (1974) and "Once Upon a Star" (1975)?Bay City Rollers
Benandonner is associated with his Irish counterpart, Finn MacCool. What type of mythical creatures are they both?Giants
What is the name of the Royal Palace in Edinburgh?Holyrood
The town of Kirkwall is the capital of which group of islands?Orkneys
The Blue Men of Minch are a particular threat to which group of people?Sailors
The town of Melrose is famous for devising which sport?Rugby Union Sevens
What is the most populous city of Scotland?Glasgow
County of Angus: we head to the coast and another town famous for a local delicacy, smokies, which are smoked haddock. Which town are we in now?Arbroath
The city of Aberdeen enjoyed an economic boom in the 1970s and 80s as a result of which industry?Oil
The creatures of myth which can transform from seals to humans are known by which name?Selkie
The 1996 film "Trainspotting" was based on the novel written by Irvine Welsh in 1993, and tells the stories of a group of friends, some of whom are heroin addicts. It is set in the area of Leith in which Scottish City?Edinburgh
This small village is famous for weddings. Eloping couples from England have come here for many years to be married in the Old Blacksmith`s shop. Which village?Gretna Green
When is St. Andrews day?November 30th
Which Scottish golf course is known as "The Home of Golf"?St Andrews
In Scottish folklore, the wulver is equivalent to which mythical creature?Werewolf
Which Scottish band sent a "Letter from America" in 1987?The Proclaimers
What is the capital of Scotland?Edinburgh
Which hills separate Scotland and England?The Cheviots
Edinburgh's mainline railway station is named after a novel by which Scottish writer?Walter Scott
In the southwest corner of Scotland is the port of Stranraer. Which country would you most likely catch a ferry to from this town?Northern Ireland
Johnny McElhone founded this Glasgow band, whose vocalist is Sharleen Spiteri, in 1986. With hits such as "Summer Son", "Say What You Want", and "In Demand", they are named after which of these US states?Texas
The kelpie is a water spirit which sometimes appears in human form but is most often seen as which animal?Horse
Travel along the banks of the River Forth to the ancient town of Stirling. On the southern outskirts of Stirling is a village which was the site of a famous battle in which the Scots defeated the English in 1314. What is its name?Bannockburn
Ayrshire and the birthplace of Scotland`s national poet, Robert Burns. Where are we?Alloway
The capital of Scotland, Edinburgh. What is the name of the Queen's official residence here?Holyrood House
The picturesque village of Luss, crowded with tourists in the summer, stands on the banks of which famous loch?Loch Lomond
There was a surge of interest in all things Scottish in 2012 with the release of Disney-Pixar's animated film "Brave". Which Glaswegian actress provided the voice of the protagonist, Merida?Kelly Macdonald
We stop off at the County Town of East Lothian. Which town are we in?Haddington