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History Scotland quiz - Scottish clans

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Test your knowledge of Scottish clans with the History Scotland quiz.

Q1. What part of Scotland does the Gordon clan originally come from?

Q2. ‘Cruachan!’ is the slogan, or battle-cry, for which clan?

Q3. Which clan chiefs were Lords of the Isles before the Stewarts took the title?

Q4. Which clan was a confederation of clans including Mackintosh, Farquharson,  Macpherson, Macintyre and Cattanach among others?

Q5. The battle-cry of the clan MacDougall is ‘Buaidh no bas!’ What does it mean?

Q6. Which part of Scotland does the MacDuff clan come from?

Q7. In which area of Scotland does the Scott clan have its origins?

Q8. Which clan had ivy as its clan badge?

Q9. From which king are the MacGregors descended?

Q10. Robertson is a family name of which clan?

HOW WELL DID YOU DO? CLICK HERE FOR THE SCOTTISH CLANS 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 Scottish clans on the following pages:

Clan Spotlight: The Stewart Society

T
he history and heritage of Kinloch Anderson tartan makers

T
he annual Scottish Tartan Festival



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