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Trivia Questions

  1. In November of which year was Nicola Sturgeon elected Leader of the Scottish National Party?
  2. As of 2021, who is the Leader of the Scottish National Party in Westminster?
  3. In which decade was the SNP formed with with the amalgamation of the National Party of Scotland and the Scottish Party?
  4. In the 2015 general election landslide, the SNP won how many seats out of a possible 59 Scottish seats?
  5. Which former SNP politician served as the First Minister of Scotland from 2007 to 2014?
  6. In October 2012, the SNP voted at its party conference to change their stance by supporting continued membership of which organisation in an independent Scotland?




  7. In which year was a Scottish independence referendum held which asked the question "Should Scotland be an independent country?"
  8. How many seats are there in The Scottish Parliament?
  9. Which SNP politician became the youngest member of parliament in the House of Commons in 2015?
  10. Who was known for saying 'stop the world, Scotland wants to get on' when elected to UK parliament in the 1960s?
  11. What is Nicola Sturgeon's middle name?
  12. In 1988, why did the SNP accuse the Tories of using Scotland for experimental purposes?
  13. The official opening of the Scottish Parliament was in which year?
  14. Can you name the Chief Executive Officer of the Scottish National Party, who is also Nicola Sturgeon's husband?
  15. The SNP got its first seat at Westminster when it won at Motherwell in 1945. This seat was lost just three months later, in which year did the SNP get its second Westminster seat: (a) 1947, (b) 1957, or (c) 1967?
  16. Nicola Sturgeon once said the importance of what, is ingrained in Scottish history?
  17. Humza Yousaf was appointment to what post in the Scottish Government in 2018?
  18. The Scottish Parliament Building is in which area of Edinburgh?
  19. In December 2020, the Scottish Government announced that what would be relocated to Perth City Hall?
  20. As of April 2021, the SNP had 310,000 followers on Twitter, in the same month how many followers did Nicola Sturgeon have: (a)140,000, (b)480,000, or (c)1.4 million?

Answers:

  1. 2014
  2. Ian Blackford
  3. 1930s (1934)
  4. 56 seats
  5. Alex Salmond
  6. NATO
  7. 2014
  8. 129 seats
  9. Mhairi Black
  10. Winnie Ewing
  11. Ferguson (Nicola Ferguson Sturgeon)
  12. Poll Tax (was introduced in Scotland one year before it was introduced to England and Wales)
  13. 1999
  14. Peter Murrell
  15. (c) 1967





  16. Education
  17. Justice Secretary
  18. Holyrood
  19. The Stone of Destiny, also known as the Stone of Scone
  20. (c)1.4 million