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The Scottish Enlightenment Quiz

gis64Gis64 on 11/10/2008

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TheScottishEnlightenmentQuiz Photo For such a small country on the periphery of Europe, Scotland has always punched well above its weight with regard to her impact on the world.The Scottish Enlightenment was the period in 18th century Scotland characterized by an outpouring of intellectual and scientific accomplishments. By 1750, Scots were amongst the most literate nations of Europe, with an estimated 75% level of literacy, a remarkable statistic for the period. This quiz tests your knowledge of the leading lights of an era which saw several 'men of genius' operating in Edinburgh and Glasgow.
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Difficulty:  Challenging
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Comments (12)
Masterpp11  (Level: 0.1)
Thu, 14th Jan '10 11:21 PM

thank you google

Nanpaulhus  (Level: 137.7)
Sat, 20th Dec '08 5:22 PM

Wow - awesome stuff about my ancestors here! LOL Excellent quiz, enjoyable and informative too!

Shearforce  (Level: 53.1)
Tue, 9th Dec '08 8:47 AM

Great Quiz but I can't let my scottish brother-in-law know how poorly I scored. Congrats on the award and thanks for posting this quiz

Mikemystery  (Level: 16.1)
Mon, 8th Dec '08 2:42 AM

I have shamed the countr of my birth

Boudalma  (Level: 49.6)
Fri, 21st Nov '08 1:32 AM

very difficult!

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