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Burns Night Vocabulary Quiz

Do you ken a muckle or jist a wee bit aboot Rabbie's verse?

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Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  July 1st 2021

Burns Night Vocabulary Quiz

1/10

What does 'drouthy' mean?

2/10

Translate this line from Scots to English: 'Ha! whare ye gaun, ye crowlan ferlie!'

3/10

When Burns describes a 'Wee sleekit, cowrin, tim'rous beastie' which animal is he describing? 

4/10

Burns describes a haggis as 'sonsie'  but what does that means?

5/10

What does 'Days of Auld Lyne Syne' actually mean?

6/10

Which of these is the Scots word the devil, as featured in the epic poem Tam o' Shanter ?

7/10

Complete this line: 'My love is like a red red rose that's....'?

8/10

What are you doing if you're 'Bletherin'?

9/10

Tam o' Shanter is the hero of one of Burns' poems - but what is else does it mean?

10/10

Which of these is a real Scots world?

Yaldi! Ye ken pure loads aboot tha' Ploughman Poet! Full merks! 

Braw, yon quizzer kens mair than ye might supose!

Och, it's shan ( a shame) that ye couldnae score mair but ye can always huv another go! 

Jings, crivens! Can ye no dae better than that? Ach, awa' wi' you and try again!