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Scottish Islands Quiz

Scottish Islands Quiz

created by Juneau on Dec 200956 yrs old, Blairgowrie, Tayside, Scotland, UK
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One of my passions is exploring the Scottish islands so....

I thought I'd make a quiz about them!

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1. On which island is Fingal's Cave? (this is still on my 'Bucket List')
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2. Which island is nick-named The Misty Isle? (I lived and worked here for a year - wonderful place!)
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3. How many Scottish islands are populated? ... quite a tricky one - had to cheat, and look this one up!
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4. In which group of islands is Papa Stour? (this is on my to-do list!)
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5. How tall is The Old Man of Hoy? (and No - I haven't climbed it, and have no intention to - way too scary!)
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6. On which island, does the island's plane land on the beach? (an absolutely magical experience by the way - one I shall never forget!) This is the ONLY scheduled flight in the world, to land on the sand!!!
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7. What is the name of the tidal island just off Edinburgh? (don't forget your wellies - the tide comes in quick!)
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8. The shortest scheduled flight in the world flies from which island to which island? (this is a fantastic experience - especially if you ask nicely and get to sit up front with the captain!!! :o)
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9. What are the highest peaks on Jura? (couldn't climb them when I was there, but I will do one day!)
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10. On what island is Britain's most northerly postbox? (I searched for ages just to post my postcard in this box!!!... sad or what?) :o)
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11. The famous Viking festival of Up Helly Aa is held every year in which town, on which island? (haven't seen the winter festival but did catch the wonderful parade during the Simmer Dim)
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12. In 1854 Britain's most northerly lighthouse was completed on which island? (I have always thought that this would be a great place to get married!!!! Mad or what? :o)

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Created: Dec 2009
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