Burns quiz

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Burns Quiz

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Which of these creatures did Burns not write an ode to?

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What Burns’ work provided the title for a Ken Loach directed film?

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The poem Tam O’Shanter references which natural phenomenon in the skies?

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Where is Burns buried?

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Which British astronaut took a miniature book of Burns’ poetry into space?

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How many children did Burns have?

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Which US president is said to have been able to recite Burns by heart?

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Which US city has a life-size replica of Burns’ first home in Alloway, South Ayrshire?

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What job did Burns do before becoming known for his poetry and song?

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Which modern American classic did not draw from Burns as an inspiration?

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What former republic or sovereign state featured Burns on a stamp?

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How old was Burns when he died in 1796?

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Who did Burns refer to as “the jewel o’ them a'”?

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An award was founded in 2002 to honour who in Burns’ name?

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Which of these is not formally toasted at a Burns’ supper?

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What was not a name for the horse in Tam O’Shanter?

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Name the Poem:
O my luve’s like the melodie

That’s sweetly play’d in tune.

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Burn’s anagram

EDGIEST GIANT PHEASANTS

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Burn’s anagram

ANALYSED LUNG

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Burn’s anagram

KICKERS LARGE

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