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Scotland Council Quiz - North Ayrshire

Can you guess these facts about the Scottish council area of North Ayrshire?
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 25, 2021
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Largest settlement in North Ayrshire
Irvine
Eminent scientist who died in North Ayrshire. His name lives on in a scale of absolute temperature
Lord Kelvin
Seaside holiday resort with a Victorian promenade, situated on the Firth of Clyde
Largs
A legacy of this North Ayrshire born Army Major is a city named after him in Australia
Thomas
Brisbane
Born in Dalry in 1885, Robert Laidlaw emigrated with his family to New Zealand and
went on to found what became this large department store chain
Farmers
Largest island in the Firth of Clyde and the seventh largest Scottish island
Arran
Two islands in the Firth of Clyde which have a similar name
Great and
Little Cumbrae
Town and ferry port on the east shore of the Firth of Clyde
Ardrossan
Along with the above town these two places make up the 'Three Towns' of North Ayrshire
Saltcoats
Stevenston
Dreghorn born inventor who was instrumental in developing pneumatic tyres
John Loyd
Dunlop
During the Viking Age, the above island became a possession of this country
Norway
Professional golfer from North Ayrshire who was one of the leading players on the
European Tour from the mid-1970s to the late 1990s
Sam Torrance
Born in Beith, Henry Faulds was a doctor and scientist who was a pioneer in developments
for using this human feature in forensic investigations
Fingerprint
James Service from Kilwinning later emigrated in 1853 and eventually became the 12th
Premier of this Australian state
Victoria
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