Gen­eral knowl­edge

Scottish Field - - PUZZLEPAGE­S -

1. What other name has been given to Skara Brae, the Ne­olithic set­tle­ment on the Bay of Skaill, on ac­count of its fan­tas­tic preser­va­tion? 2. What per­cent­age of the pop­u­la­tion of Is­lay speaks Scot­tish Gaelic? 3. In what year did the King of Scot­land, James VI, be­come James I by sit­ting on the English throne? 4. Which Scot­tish poet/nov­el­ist is best known for his poem col­lec­tion ‘A Child’s Gar­den of Verses’? 5. In which town in Scot­land was Sir Alexan­der Flem­ing born? 6. Where does the world’s short­est com­mer­cial flight fly from and to? 7. What is the name of the world’s oldest sur­viv­ing mu­sic hall and where is it lo­cated? 8. How many Scot­tish is­lands are there? 9. Where was the first of­fi­cial in­ter­na­tional foot­ball match? 10. Which fam­ily orig­i­nally owned Scot­land’s oldest dis­tillery?

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