St Andrews Day

Published: Monday 1st November 2010A celebration of Saint Andrew and all things Scottish.
  1. Why is November 30th celebrated as St. Andrews Day?
  2. Saint Andrew was the brother of which other disciple?
  3. Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland, but of which other European countries is he also patron?
  4. Of which trade is Saint Andrew patron?
  5. Which heraldic term is the alternative name for St. Andrew's flag?
  6. By what name is the Order of Saint Andrew also known?
  7. In which Greek town would you find the Relics of St. Andrew?
  8. Which famous British politician was born on St. Andrew's Day in 1874?
  9. Which Scottish King signed "The Treaty of Arbroath" in 1320, one of the first times that Andrew was recognised as patron Saint?
  10. Which date in the Christian calendar occurs on the nearest Sunday to St. Andrew's Day?
  11. In which Scottish county would you find the town of St. Andrews?
  12. St. Andrews is Scotland's oldest university, in which decade was it founded?
  13. Which American golfer won the Open championship twice at St. Andrews in the 1970s?
  14. Which Scottish town is known as "The Gateway to the Highlands"?
  15. Which Scottish novelist wrote "Ivanhoe"?
  16. Where did Bonnie Prince Charlie raise his standard in 1745 to begin the Second Jacobite Uprising?
  17. In March 2007 who became the first Scotsman to feature on an ENGLISH banknote?
  18. What is the name given to the extinct volcano that overlooks Edinburgh?
  19. Which tree did superstitious Scots plant in their gardens to ward off witches?
  20. In which Scottish city does the football team Saint Johnstone play its home matches?
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