Scottish Trivia

Due to the cancellation of this year's Cobourg Highland Games, we have cancelled our Trivia Quiz. Anyone who has already won a free ticket, will be able to use it for admission to next year's  Cobourg Highland Games.

Nobody identified the picture of Ardrishaig, in Argyll & Bute. Ardrishaig is at the southern opening of the Crinan Canal

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

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