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Scotland Council Quiz - Renfrewshire

Can you guess these facts about the Scottish council area of Renfrewshire?
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Quiz by Berney
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 25, 2021
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Principal settlement and largest town in the Renfrewshire council area
Paisley
Professional football club based in the above town
St. Mirren
Large shopping centre and retail park on the site of a former Power Station in Renfrew
Braehead
Born in Renfrewshire, this actor was a star of the fantasy war film '300'
Gerard Butler
The Renfrew ferry links Renfrewshire with this Glasgow district on the north bank
Yoker
1300 acre country park in the south-east of Renfrewshire
Gleniffer Braes
Singer-songwriter from Renfrewshire who had a 1970s hit with 'Baker Street'
Gerald Rafferty
Major river which forms Renfrewshire's border to the north-east
Clyde
The restored Anchor Mill stands as a testament to its previous use in this textile industry
Thread making
Original name for Glasgow Airport, which is located in Renfrewshire
Abbotsinch
Footballer from Renfrewshire who played for Derby County and Scotland. His goal against the Netherlands in the 1978 World Cup is regarded as one of the greatest in the competition
Archie Gemmill
Bridge connecting Renfrewshire with West Dunbartonshire that is furthest down river
Erskine Bridge
Renfrewshire's principal motorway
M8
Village in west Renfrewshire named for an aid to salmon passage on the river
Bridge of Weir
Actor from Renfrewshire who starred in 'Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence'
Tom Conti
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Level 62
Jan 18, 2022
Actually there is also the M898! Easily overlooked.
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Level 80
Jan 18, 2022
Thanks for that, good point! I've now changed the question slightly.