Kelpies Quiz Questions – Answers

  1. What’s the name of the island where Fingal’s Cave is found
  2. What book has Gill been reading when this story begins?
    The Kelpies’ Pearls
  3. Who wrote it?
    Molly Hunter
  4. What is a Puffin’s main food?
    Sand eels – hey are in short supply and this is threatening puffin polulations.
  5. Do puffins build nests in trees?
    No they nest in burrows undergound!
  6. What is the name of the park where the Kelpies live?
    Helix Park
  7. What does the Falkirk wheel do?
    Lifts boats up and down 14M between the Forth and Clyde canal and the Union canal.
  8. How far is it from Fingal’s Cave to the Giant’s Causeway?
    82 miles
  9. If you fly between them in a straight line, which island will you pass over?
  10. What is that island famous for?
    Making malt whisky!
  11. What is the name of the town where Heidi and Morag live?
  12. Who designed the Kelpies in Falkirk?
    Andy Scott
  13. What are the Kelpies names?
    Baron and Duke
  14. What kind of rock is the Giant’s Causeway made of?
  15. What’s the name of the castle where Finn was imprisoned by the Pooka?
    Dunluce Castle
  16. Where is the castle where Finn was imprisoned by the Pooka?
    Between Portrush and Bushmills in County Antrim, Norhern Ireland
  17. Which ferry company sails from Oban to Mull?
    Caledonian McBrayne – Calmac
  18. Who is Benandonner favourite band?
  19. Who is Finn MacCool’s favourite band?
  20. What tartan is Benandonner wearing?
    Ancient Murray of Atholl
  21. There’s a Mud Giant’ head in Heidi and Morag’s garden. Where is the real Mud Giant?
    The Lost Gardens of Heligan, near Mevagissey in Cornwall.