123facts.com - The Most Complete Trivia Game Site

Trivia Quizzes, Games, and Facts

Trivia Categories Forums About Us FAQ Contact Us
Username:  
Password:
Register   My 123Facts




Trivia Quiz Categories
Animals
Brain Teasers
Celebrities
Entertainment
For Kids
General
Geography
History
Hobbies
Humanities
Literature
Movies
Music
People
Religion & Faith
Science & Technology
Sports
Television
Video Games
World

List all trivia quiz categories

More Trivia Fun
New Quizzes
Popular Recent Quizzes
Most Highly Rated Quizzes
   
Write a Quiz

Monthly Tournament
Today's Easy Trivia
Today's Hard Trivia
Easy Hourly Trivia
Hard Hourly Trivia

Trivia Facts
Browse Trivia Facts
Submit a Trivia Fact

Statistics
View Hall of Fame

Website
- Who's online?
266 playing now

- Quizzes served
5,851,192

Players
- Most points

- Registered members
40819

- Just registered!

Teams
- Most points

Quiz Of The Day
- Tournament Leader

- Last Tournament Champ

You are here:    Home » Quizzes
Search:  

Famous Scottish People II

written by: Eve
 
A quiz on famous Scottish people and their achievements

Question 1:


What Scottish author created Peter Pan, the mischievous boy who never grows up?
Kenneth Graham
A. A. Milne
Arthur Conan Doyle
J. M. Barrie

Question 2:


What Scottish actor made his international breakthrough in 1996 with the role of heroin addict Mark Renton in Danny Boyle's movie Trainspotting?
Alan Cumming
Brian Cox
Gerard Butler
Ewan McGregor

Question 3:


What Scottish scientist is best known for discovering penicilin in 1928?
Alexander Bell
Alexander Fleming
Howard Florey
Edward Jenner

Question 4:


This politician was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 until 2010.
Alistair Darling
Tony Blair
Gordon Brown
David Cameron

Question 5:


Which of these is NOT a character created by Scottish physician and writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?
Miss Marple
James Moriarty
Sherlock Holmes
Professor Challenger

Question 6:


Mary I of Scotland was found guilty of plotting to assassinate this monarch and was subsequently executed.
Elizabeth I
Lady Jane Grey
James I
Henry VIII

Question 7:


Scottish singer-songwriter Annie Lenox achieved major international success as a member of this duo.
Eurythmics
Roxette
The Black Keys
The Corrs

Question 8:


The watt, a unit named after Scottish inventor James Watt, measures which of the following?
electric current
the rate of energy conversion
the speed of light
luminous intensity

Question 9:


This Scottish-born industrialist and philanthropist led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. His article "The Gospel of Wealth" called on the rich to use their wealth to improve society.
Andrew Carnegie
Alexander Soros
John Rockefeller
Alexander Hecht

Question 10:


What Scottish writer penned The Wind in the Willows, first published in 1908?
Muriel Spark
Kenneth Grahame
J. M. Barrie
Walter Scott

 


Report errors (will not interfere with your quiz)




 
 
Conditions of Use   |   Privacy policy   |   Disclaimer   |   Copyright    © 2005-2018 123facts.com. All Rights Reserved.

Page loaded from database in 0.32913994789124 seconds