History Scotland quiz - Scottish travel
Test your knowledge of Scottish travel with the History Scotland quiz.
Q1. What is the name of the canal that was built between 1818 and 1828 to link Edinburgh
with the Forth and Clyde Canal at Falkirk?
Q2. What was the name of the station at the west end of Edinburgh’s city centre, beside the Caledonian Hotel, which closed in 1965?
Q3. How many locks are there on the Caledonian Canal?
Q4. In which year was the Forth Rail Bridge opened?
Q5. What is the nearest railway station to St Andrews in Fife?
Q6. When and where did the last tram run in Scotland last century?
Q7. Which road in Scotland is most frequently blocked by snow in winter?
Q8. Which road crosses the border into England at Gretna Green?
Q9. Where was the hairpin bend known as ‘the Devil’s Elbow’ (now replaced by a safer, straighter road)?
Q10. Before the Forth Road Bridge was built, what was the most easterly road bridge across the Forth?
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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 travel on the following pages:
Working on the West Highland Line interview
Ten free of charge attractions in Glasgow
Alternative Edinburgh visitor attractions
An expert guide to walking in the Angus Glens
(Canal image copyright Wyrdlight)