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Scotland Council Quiz - Moray

Can you guess these facts about the Scottish council area of Moray?
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 23, 2021
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Administrative centre for Moray which has a cathedral called the 'Lantern of the North'
Elgin
Newmill born James Gordon Bennett was the founder and publisher of this USA newspaper
New York
Herald
Fastest-flowing salmon river in Scotland which enters the Moray Firth near Kingston
Spey
Born in the town of Keith, John Ripley was a recipient of this award for gallantry while
serving with the Black Watch Regiment during the First World War
Victoria Cross
Another of Scotland's longest rivers which enters a large tidal basin before it joins the sea
Findhorn
Elchies born Sir William Grant was a lawyer and Member of Parliament who also held this
senior legal position between 1801 and 1817
Master of the Rolls
Moray politician and the first Labour Party member to become Prime Minister of the UK
Ramsay
MacDonald
National Park which occupies the southern portion of Moray
Cairngorms
Long distance footpath which passes through Moray, linking Forres with Cullen
Moray Coast Trail
Town on the central north coast of Moray, also home to a large Royal Air Force base
Lossiemouth
The world's two best-selling single malt whisky brands, produced in distilleries near
Dufftown and Ballindalloch
Glenfiddich
Glenlivet
Donald Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona, from Forres in Moray, emigrated to Canada and
became principal shareholder of this fur trading business
Hudson's Bay
Company
According to one legend, the last of these animals in Scotland was killed in Moray in 1743
Wolf
Co-educational independent school for boarding and day pupils in Moray where three
generations of British royalty have been educated
Gordonstoun
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