Question 1: Sir Walter Scott based poems and novels here in Scotland’s Trossachs region. Which of these other writers is also Scottish?
- Charles Dickens
- Thomas Hardy
- Robert Burns
Correct Answer: Robert Burns
Fact: Robert 'Rabbie' Burns wrote in both Scots and English. His 'Address to a Haggis' is read at a traditional 'Burns supper'—with the titular sausage as the main dish—every January 25 to honor his birthday.
Question 2: What is a loch?
- A bridge
- An island
- A lake or inlet
Correct Answer: A lake or inlet
Fact: Sea lochs, similar to fjords, are common along Scotland's 6,160 miles of ragged coastline. 'Loch' can also mean a landlocked freshwater lake.
Question 3: Which is the most famous loch here in the Trossachs? (Hint: There’s a song named after it.)
- Loch Lomond
- Loch Ness
- Loch Dumfries
Correct Answer: Loch Lomond
Fact: Loch Lomond is the largest lake by surface area in Great Britain. It has more than 30 islands and, as the song goes, 'bonnie, bonnie banks.'