How much do you know about Edinburgh? Here are the easy and difficult questions-answers of ancient Scotland. Read now all you want to know about Edinburgh Scotland.
Here is so much to know about geography and whether you are a local or a visitor, you’ll love the questions answers quiz of this Edinburgh quiz.
So, are you ready? Grab a pen, gather your team (or thoughts if you are on your own), and let’s dive into the ultimate Edinburgh city facts.
Question 1: Edinburgh is on the southern shore of which inlet of the North Sea?
(A) The First of Forth
(B) The Second of Forth
(C) The Third of Forth
(D) The Fifth of Forth
Question 2: What are the hills to the south of the city called?
(A) The Blackford Hill
(B) The Pentland Hills
(C) The Calton Hill
(D) The Craiglockhart Hill
Question 3: It is about 40 miles north of which river forms part of the Scottish/English border?
(A) The River Tay
(B) The River Spey
(C) The River Tweed
(D) The River Clyde
Question 4: Until the new Scottish Parliament’s permanent building is completed, where will the Scottish Parliament meet?
(A) In the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly Hall
(B) In the Church of Canongate Kirk
(C) In the Church of Tron Kirk
(D) In the Church of Greyfriars Kirkyard
Question 5: Where is that located, exactly?
(A) The West Kip, Edinburgh
(B) The Mound, Edinburgh
(C) The Byrehope, Edinburgh
(D) The East Cairn, Edinburgh
Question 6: Edinburgh was granted its charter in 1329. By whom?
(A) King Eochaid
(B) King Amlaíb
(C) King Robert Bruce
(D) King Cuilén
Question 7: In what year did it become the capital?
Question 8: The dominating feature of Edinburgh is what?
(A) Dundas Castle
(B) Inchgarvie Castle
(C) Lauriston Castle
(D) Edinburgh Castle, on Castle Rock
Question 9: What is the oldest feature of the Castle, dating back to the 11th century?
(A) Sits atop a volcano
(B) St Margaret’s Chapel
(C) The most besieged place
(D) All of above
Question 10: The main thoroughfare of old Edinburgh is called ___?
(A) Castle Wynd
(B) Riddle’s Court
(C) The Royal Mile
(D) None of Above
Question 11: Which connects the Castle to what other monument?
(A) The Edinburgh Castle
(B) The Palace of Holyroodhouse
(C) The Lauriston Castle
(D) The Inchgarvie Castle
Question 12: The most fashionable street in Edinburgh is ___what?
(A) Circus Lane
(B) Princes Street
(C) Ann Street
(D) Cockburn Street
Question 13: Everyone has heard of Edinburgh’s festival of the Arts. But can you name any of the other international festivals held annually or bi-annually in Edinburgh?
(A) Children’s Festival, Science and Book Festival and Art Festival
(B) Military Tattoo, Art Festival and Music Festival
(C) Jazz Festival, Science and Book Festival and Art Festival
(D) Film and Television Festivals, Jazz Festival, Science and Book Festival
Question 14: In what year was Edinburgh University founded?
Question 15: There are two other universities in Edinburgh; can you name them?
(A) Scotland’s Rural College and Scottish Agricultural College
(B) Heriot-Watt and Napier
(C) Leith School of Art and Napier
(D) None of Above