St Andrew's Day Quiz 2016

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On what day is St Andrews Day celebrated in Scotland?
30th November

 

The Flag of Scotland is also known as what?
Saltire or St Andrews Cross

 

Which mediterranean island has St Andrew as its patron saint?
Cyprus

 

What was Andrew the Apostle's occupation?
Fisherman

 

Who was Andrew the Apostle's younger brother?
Saint Peter

 

Which Caribbean country celebrates its Independence Day on St Andrew's day and has 2 sugar canes formed as a St Andrews Cross on its Coat of Arms?
Barbados

 

Why does the Flag of Scotland have a cross in the form of an X?
It is thought that St Andrew was crucified on such a cross

 

Besides Scotland and Barbados and Cyprus, name another country that has St Andrew as their patron saint?
Any of -  Greece, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria

 

The celebrations for St Andrew seem to originate from the rule of Malcolm III. Was this in the a)11th century, b)12th, or c)13th century AD?
a)11th - 1034–1093

 

The Saltire has been flown from all government buildings in Scotland since 2002 following a change to regulations. Why is the Union flag still flown from Edinburgh Castle?
It is still an official British Army flag flying station.