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Which of the birds in the photos above is a native of Shetland
The correct answer is "puffin"
Is Shetland’s “national” animal
The correct answer is "a pony"
People who come from the UK mainland are known in Shetland as “Soothmoothers” because
The correct answer is "Traditionally they arrived by boat through the south mouth of Lerwick's harbour."
Are the Shetland Islands situated:
The correct answer is "Approximately 100 miles off the north coast of Scotland and 200 miles west of Bergen in Norway."
Shetland’s animals tend to be different to other breeds in what way?
The correct answer is "They are smaller than their non-Shetland counterparts."
Which famous film director claims to have Shetland ancestry?
The correct answer is "Martin Scorsese"
Some Shetlanders are descendants of:
The correct answer is "All of the above"
Which country gave Shetland to James III of Scotland in a wedding present?
The correct answer is "Norway"
Shetand is not the hottest place in the world. What do you think is the highest temperature ever recorded here?
The correct answer is "23.4 °C (74.1 °F)"
This question is easy if you have been paying attention. Who died when the first bomb of World War II fell on Shetland?
The correct answer is "A relative of Peter Rabbit's"