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What Bridge Features in “Tam O’ Shanter”?

Posted on 25 January, 2011 8:41 am

Yesterday on Scottish Quest, via Twitter, we asked Which bridge features in Burns’ poem ‘Tam O’Shanter’? The answer, of course, is “Brig O’ Doon.

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What Was Robert Burns’ First Song?

Posted on 20 January, 2011 7:58 am

Yesterday on Scottish Quest we asked “What was Robert Burn’s first song?” And the answer is “Handsome Nell“. ‘Handsome Nell’ was written in 1774 for Helen Blair. Burns later wrote that he ‘first committed the sin of rhyme’ with this work. It was the custom to pair young couples to gather the harvest and his partner was [...]

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Who Left Her Husband-to-be At the Altar in 2005?

Posted on 19 January, 2011 18:11 pm

Yesterday on Coronation Street Quest‘s Twitter feed we asked: Who left her husband-to-be standing at the altar in 2005? a. Sarah Platt b. Cilla Brown c. Shelley Unwin The answer is Shelly Unwin. Now, if you’d been asked that question while playing the family board game Coronation Street Quest, you’d have noticed a black dot [...]

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What Was Mary McMullen Noted For?

Posted on 18 January, 2011 12:18 pm

Yesterday on the Irish Quest Twitter stream we posed you this question: What Was Mary McMullen Noted For? If you’d been asked this question while playing the Irish Quest family board game, you’d have noticed a black dot next to the question. This denotes that a further explanation to the answer is available in the [...]

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“Old Big ‘Ed”

Posted on 18 January, 2011 10:30 am

Yesterday on English Quest‘s Twitter feed we asked: In football, which club did ‘Old Big ‘Ed’ not manage for a full season? a. Derby County b. Leeds United c. Nottingham Forest The answer is “Leeds United”. If you’d been asked this question while playing the family board game English Quest you’d have noted a black [...]

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Who is the Welsh ‘God of the Sea’?

Posted on 14 January, 2011 10:30 am

Today we’ve asked; Who is the Welsh ‘God of the Sea’? a. Don b. Dylan c. Govannon Now, while you may already know that the answer is (shhh, don’t tell anyone) ‘Dylan’, what do you actually know about this mythical welsh god? If you were asked this question while playing Welsh Quest, you’d notice a [...]

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What is “Simmer Dim”?

Posted on 14 January, 2011 9:04 am

On Thursday we asked: What is known as the ‘simmer dim’ in Shetland? a. sheep-shearing b. Viking festival c. midsummer? The answer is “midsummer”. If you were asked this question while playing Scottish Quest, you’d notice a black dot next to the question on the card. This indicates that there’s further information available about this [...]

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English Quest Reviewed in the Sheffield Star

Posted on 9 December, 2010 12:08 pm

For more information on English Quest visit our official website. English Quest, the traditional family board game, has received a terrific review in the Sheffield Star! They say: Sometimes the request to spend some quality family time is enough to make the kids start claiming boredom – so we put a traditional board game to [...]

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