THE GREAT SCOTTISH QUIZ OF THE YEAR; from the Games to Scotland's Referendum, 2014 Has Been Quite a Year, but Do You Recall It All? Send Us Your Answers for a Chance to Win a PS150 Case of Wine

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THE GREAT SCOTTISH QUIZ OF THE YEAR; from the Games to Scotland's Referendum, 2014 Has Been Quite a Year, but Do You Recall It All? Send Us Your Answers for a Chance to Win a PS150 Case of Wine


SCOTTISH NEWS 1 Which Scottish city was branded the place where 'architecture goes to die' in the shortlist for this year's

Carbuncle Awards?

A Aberdeen

B Dundee

C Edinburgh

D Glasgow 2 The Royal and Ancient Golf

Club in St Andrews had its own vote on the day of the Scottish independence referendum. What was the question?

A Should any putt under a foot be a gimme?

B Should women be accepted as members?

C Should

Donald Trump be a member?

D Should Gleneagles be on the Open

Championship rota?

3 Fire ravaged the Glasgow School of Art in May, leaving much of it in ruins. The landmark building was whose Art Nouveau masterpiece?

A Alexander 'Greek' Thomson

B Charles Rennie Mackintosh

C Enric Miralles

D Sir

Christopher Wren 4 Tennis star Andy Murray was awarded the Freedom of Stirling in April. What did he do at the ceremony?

A Take bookings for his newly opened hotel

B Propose to girlfriend Kim Sears

C Throw a tantrum

D Burst into tears 5 Scotland's newest and most luxurious prison, HMP Grampian, opened this year. It boasts A A hair salon

B Personal safes for prisoners

C Sea views

D All of the above 6 Police Scotland's chief constable Sir Stephen House said Twitter was becoming a replacement for which social menace?

A Graffiti

B Littering

C Happy slapping

D Football violence

7 Which freak natural occurrence battered Scotland earlier this month?

A A sea eruption

B A sky paroxysm

C A weather bomb

D An earth thwack 8 In September, influential travel pub-lisher Rough Guides named Glasgow the A Meanest city in the world

B Friendliest city in the world

C Hippest city in the world

D Happiest city in the world 9 An outcry followed the

Commonwealth Games organisers' announcement that they were going to do what for the Opening

Ceremony?

A Turn George Square into a huge Saltire

B Close the M8 to all non-Games traffic

C Straighten the 'Squinty

Bridge'

D Blow up Glasgow's Red Road tower blocks 10 What becomes legal in Scotland at the stroke of midnight on Hogmanay this year?

A Non-payment of TV licences

B Cycling on pavements

C Assisted suicide

D Marriage for gay couples

POLITICS

11 A disastrous

Better Together advert listed the ways Scots could spend the PS1,400 they saved by staying in the UK. Which toy illustrated it?

A Play-Doh

B Meccano

C Lego

D Stickle

Bricks 12 Who said 'I will still be doing my job on behalf of the people of Scotland' when the First Minister is 'long gone' - then promptly resigned while Alex Salmond was still in office?

A Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont

B

Better Together leader Alistair

Darling

C Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill

D Falkirk MP Eric Joyce

13 Which puppet character threw his weight behind the

Better Together campaign?

A Orville the duck

B Kermit the frog

C Spit the dog

D Emu

14 Last month Nicola Sturgeon became First Minister of Scotland. How many others have held that office since the Scottish parliament opened in 1999?

A Three

B Four

C Five

D Six

15 Which two of Scotland's seven cities voted in favour of independence?

A Glasgow and Aberdeen

B Edinburgh and Stirling

C Perth and Inverness

D Glasgow and

Dundee INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM QUOTES MATCH THE FAMOUS QUOTE WITH THE SPEAKER 16 'If Scotland walks away from the UK, it walks away from the UK pound. …

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