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History Scotland quiz - Scottish Castles

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How much do you know about Scotland's castles? Take our quiz and find out...

Q1. Where is Scalloway Castle?

Q2. Which Scottish mathematician’s  family once owned Lauriston Castle in Edinburgh?

Q3. Where did the Black Dinner of 1440 take place?
Q4. To which castle did Mary, Queen of Scots, go immediately after her escape from Loch Leven?

Q5. Of which castle was the Goblin Ha’ a part?

Q6. What kind of ghost is said to haunt Abergeldie Castle in Deeside?

Q7. From which century does MacLellan’s Castle in Kirkcudbright date?

Q8. On which island is Muness Castle?

Q9. Which castle near Castle Douglas once belonged to Archibald the Grim?

Q10. In which century was the present Balmoral Castle built?

HOW WELL DID YOU DO? CLICK HERE FOR THE SCOTTISH CASTLES QUIZ ANSWERS.

Questions taken from The Scottish Quiz Book published by Waverley Publishing at £5.99 – a collection of 3,000 thematically arranged questions covering all aspects of Scotland’s life.

Find out more about Scotland's castles on the following pages:

Ten castles to visit in and around Edinburgh.

Ten castles to visit in the north east of Scotland.

Medieval graffiti found at Mingary Castle.

Archaeology dig at Tantallon Castle.

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