Scottish Trivia

 Scottish Trivia Quiz
  Win a Free Ticket

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Since we are hoping that we can proceed with the 57th Cobourg Highland Games on Sept 11th, we have decided to run  our Trivia Quiz again.

Anyone who has already won a free ticket dated 2020, will be able to use it for admission to this year's 57th Cobourg Highland Games.

Nobody identified the previous picture on the left, Ardrishaig on the Crinan Canal.

To win a free ticket, worth $20, just tell us where in Scotland that picture was taken.

Please email your answer to  scottrivia@gmail.com

Winner will be announced next Monday, August 2nd

This contest will run weekly till September 6

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The Unicorn is Scotland's national animal

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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

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"Braveheart" was actually the nickname given to Robert the Bruce (pictured) not William Wallace

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Edinburgh was the first city in the world to have a Fire Brigade

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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