Scotland Council Quiz - West Lothian

Can you guess these facts about the Scottish council area of West Lothian?
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Last updated: February 16, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 24, 2021
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Largest town in West Lothian
Edinburgh's main river which rises in the Colzium Springs before leaving West Lothian
Water of Leith
Singer from West Lothian who rose to fame after appearing in Britain's Got Talent
Susan Boyle
Either of the two motorways which pass through West Lothian
M8 and M9
Ancient town in the north-east of West Lothian, of which it was once the county town
Situated near South Queensferry, this mansion is one of Scotland's finest country homes
Hopetoun House
West Lothian born actor, who played the 10th incarnation in the TV series of Doctor Who
David Tennant
Born in Bathgate in 1811, Sir James Young Simpson was the first physician to demonstrate
the anaesthetic properties of this organic compound
Politician from West Lothian who served as the First Minister of Scotland from 2007 to 2014
Alex Salmond
Michael Caton-Jones from Broxburn directed this film about a WW2 Flying Fortress
Memphis Belle
This future queen was born at Linlithgow Palace in 1542
Mary Queen
of Scots
West Lothian canal that forms an inland water link between Scotland's two major cities
Union Canal
NCR754 runs alongside the above canal for part of its length, but what is 'NCR'?
National Cycle
Professional golfer from Bathgate who, in 1969, became the youngest man to represent
Great Britain in the Ryder Cup. His daughter, Kirsty, became a television presenter
One of West Lothian's larger towns that has an industrial history, situated two miles
south of the ancient Neolithic burial site at Cairnpapple Hill
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