Who says 'Stop the world, Scotland wants to get on'?
What is the name of the oldest castle in Scotland?
Which body of water in Scotland contains more water than all the English and Welsh lakes put together?
Scotland is home to the world's tallest what?
Which Scottish House reigned 1034-1286?
What is another name for the Golf Champion Trophy won at the Open Championship?
Where was the capital of Scotland before Edinburgh?
A Scottish penguin is officially a colonel-in-chief of the Norwegian army. What is it called?
Which town in Scotland has become notorious for UFO sightings?
The world's first colour photograph was of what?
Which famous US novel based its title from a poem by Robert Burns?
Which ghost is said to haunt Glamis Castle?
Towards the end of the Victorian era, Dundee was famous for its three Js - Jam, Jute and what?
What is the name of Scotland's longest river?
What was the name of the farmhouse on Jura where George Orwell wrote 1984?
Which Scot invented the refrigerator?
Where is the most Scottish town in Italy?
Ewan Bremner played who in Trainspotting?
Which Scottish phrase was the title of a number one song in 1958?
At the Highland Games, which type of tree is the caber from?
From which disease did King Robert the Bruce die?
Against which country in 2018 did James Forrest score an international hat-trick for Scotland?
Annie Lennox achieved major success as a solo artist, but in which band did she start her career?
Where is known as Scotland's birthplace and is also a boy’s name?
What is the most northerly point of mainland Scotland?
Where is John Smith the former Leader of the Labour Party buried?
In which town in Scotland has a monument inspired by the colosseum in Rome?
What do the Norwegians send to Scotland every year for their assistance in WW11?
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