Scotland by LuskT

Champion(s):

UllspergerA


Runner(s)-Up:

BringMoreLegos
Never rank; always tier. (I'm LowdenB in LL.)


Quiz Description

After a business trip to Scotland I was inspired to write a quiz about it. That's all.

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Questions:

Four courses in Scotland are on the current rotation of host sites for The Open Championship (aka The British Open). One, of course, is the Old Course at St. Andrews. Name any one of the other three.

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Carnoustie, Royal Troon, Turnberry

Identify the missing item from this list: Highland, Lowland, Island, Campbeltown, Speyside, _____.

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Islay (Scottish Whisky Association regions)

The modern name for what textile pattern, known as the buta in its native Iran and surrounding countries, comes from a Scottish town in Renfrewshire where local weavers began producing it in abundance in the early 19th century?

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Paisley

Which Scottish actor appeared as Valentin Dmitrovich Zukovsky in two James Bond films before moving on to a much larger and more renowned role?

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Robbie Coltrane

Which rock band from Dumfernline had their biggest hits with a cover of Love Hurts and the title track from their 1975 album Hair of the Dog?

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Nazareth

What three words complete this verse (and give the name) of a familiar Robert Burns poem?

We twa hae run about the braes,
and pou'd the gowans fine;
But we've wander'd mony a weary fit,
sin' ____ ____ ____.

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Auld Lang Syne

Cirsium, Silybum, and Onopordum are among the genera of plants associated with what flower, the national flower of Scotland?

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Thistle

The Last King of Scotland, a novel by Giles Foden, tells the fictional story of physician Nicholas Garrigan during his time as the personal doctor and confidant to which African dictator?

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Idi Amin

James I assumed the throne of England upon the death of his cousin Elizabeth I in 1603; however, by this time he had already been king of Scotland for over 30 years under what regnal name and number?

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James VI

What type of animal, whose name comes from the Greek for "nearly a lizard," is one of the (many) suspects for the Loch Ness Monster?

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Plesiosaur

Edinburgh and Glasgow are, by far, the largest two cities in Scotland. What coastal city, a center for the North Sea oil industry, ranks third?

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Aberdeen

Nemo me impune lacessit ("No one provokes me with impunity") served as the motto of the Scottish House of Stuart but also of the character Montresor in what 1846 short story?

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The Cask of Amontillado