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  1. Which Scottish city is nicknamed the Granite City?

  2. Which Scottish town is the most northernmost on the British mainland?
  3. What name is given to mountains in Scotland with a height over 3,000 feet?
  4. Name the largest town in South Lanarkshire, which was also designated Scotland's first new town in May 1947?
  5. Which Norwegian city is 220 miles due east of the Shetland Islands?
  6. The landmark 'Journey's End' signpost was installed in 1964 as a visitor attraction in which village?
  7. Portree is the largest town on which island?
  8. Which range of rolling hills straddle the English-Scottish border?
  9. What's the name of the famous 449-foot red sandstone sea stack on the Orkney archipelago?
  10. Which town is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants?
  11. Which loch is the is the largest inland body of water in Great Britain?
  12. Name the capital of the Isle of Mull?
  13. Can you name the second highest mountain in the United Kingdom after Ben Nevis?
  14. Which river in Scotland, its third longest, is important for whisky production and salmon fishing?
  15. Aviemore is a town and tourist resort in which national park?
  16. Which motorway, the busiest in Scotland, connects Glasgow and Edinburgh?
  17. Which waterway connects the Scottish east coast at Inverness with the west coast at Corpach, near Fort William?
  18. Which village, three miles east of Inverness, has a name which means 'back of the small pond' in Scottish Gaelic?
  19. The city of Perth in central Scotland is located on the banks of which river?
  20. Which town is nicknamed the Lang Toun, with reference to the early town's mile long 16th and 17th century main street?
  21. Skara Brae is a stone-built Neolithic settlement found on the largest island of which archipelago?
  22. Which historic county, bounded by Sutherland and the sea, is home to Wick airport?
  23. Which Scottish city is promoted as 'One City, Many Discoveries' in honour of its history of scientific achievement?
  24. Which Scottish market town is nicknamed Queen of the South?
  25. Which body of water in the Orkney Islands is sheltered by the islands of Mainland, Graemsay, Burray, South Ronaldsay and Hoy?


  1. Aberdeen
  2. Thurso
  3. Munro's
  4. East Kilbride
  5. Bergen
  6. John o' Groats
  7. Skye
  8. The Cheviot Hills
  9. The Old Man of Hoy
  10. Fort William
  11. Loch Lomond
  12. Tobermory
  13. Ben Macdui
  14. River Spey
  15. The Cairngorms National Park
  16. M8
  17. The Caledonian Canal
  18. Colloden
  19. River Tay (Note: Perth is known as The Fair City)
  20. Kirkcaldy
  21. Orkney
  22. Caithness
  23. Dundee
  24. Dumfries
  25. Scapa Flow

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