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UK Town and City Trivia - Inverness

Can you guess these facts about the UK city of Inverness?
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Last updated: January 30, 2024
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Scottish Council Area in which Inverness is located
Highland
River that flows through the city centre
Ness
Eminent 19th century engineer who designed the Caledonian Canal that opens into the Beauly Firth at Inverness
Thomas Telford
Major trunk road that links Inverness with Perth and Thurso
A9
Principal football team based in Inverness
Inverness Caledonian Thistle
1km long cable-stay bridge that connects Inverness to the Black Isle peninsula
Kessock Bridge
Inverness born politician and Leader of the Liberal Democrats who died in 2015
Charles Kennedy
Either of the two clans which are historically most associated with Inverness
Mackintosh and Fraser
Middle and long-distance runner from Inverness who was a 1500 gold medallist at the 2018 and 2022 European Championships and the 2022 Commonwealth Games
Laura Muir
Unofficial title for Inverness, the most northerly city in the UK
Capital of the Highlands
Shakespeare play in which King Duncan is murdered in Inverness Castle
Macbeth
Inlet that connects Inverness to the North Sea
Moray Firth
The original castle on the present day site was destroyed by an army led by this Scottish national hero
Robert the Bruce
A subsequent castle was also destroyed in 1746 following the defeat of this rebellion
Jacobite
Fortriu, centred on what is now the city of Inverness, was an ancient kingdom made up from groups of this pre-Viking people
Pict
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