Scottish Trivia Quiz
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The Unicorn is Scotland's national animal
Scotland is praised for its first-class golf
courses but St Andrews takes the crown as the world's 'Home of Golf'. Although King James banned golf in 1457, the first written record of the sport in St Andrews was 1552.
The World's shortest commercial flight is from Westray, Orkney to the island of Papa. The distance is less than 2 miles, and only takes a couple of minutes
"Braveheart" was actually the nickname given to Robert the Bruce (pictured) not William Wallace
Edinburgh was the first city in the world to have a Fire Brigade
The deepest Loch in Scotland is Loch Morar which reaches a depth of 1077 feet (328 m)
It is the 17th deepest lake (loch) in the world
It is also home to "Morag" a 30 foot long monster, not unlike its famous cousin "Nessie"
It first appeared in August 1969, supposedly attacking 2 fishermen, who described it as having 3 humps and a snake like head. No mention if they were given a breath test.
Here is a video explaining the origins of the Highland Games