Traditional Games in Scotland


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What event is based on a common activity of Scottish farmers?

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1. What event inspired a similar event in Olympic track and field competitions?

2. What Highland Games event can you easily play at home with another person?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you know about traditional games in the country of Scotland. Answer questions on key topics that include an event associated with a common activity of farmers and an event that influenced an Olympic sport in track and field.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following study points:

  • A Highland Games event that can be played at home
  • Scoring associated with the caber toss
  • Outfit that is worn during the Highland Games

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on traditional Scottish games
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Highland Games and scoring for the caber toss
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an activity that is common among Scottish farmers

Additional Learning

For more information, read the lesson called Traditional Games in Scotland. The lesson covers these points listed below:

  • The location and size of Scotland
  • Tradition of bagpipes as dances and celebrations
  • In-depth details about the caber toss