1. Where is the cycle race shown above taking place?
Correct! It is one of many annual events held in the city centre.
2. How old is Aberdeen?
Ο 8,000 years
Correct! People first settled at the mouths of the city’s rivers where they found food.
Ο 800 years
Ο 8 million years
3. Aberdeen is known as The Granite City. But what is granite?
Ο A type of fish used to in bread making
Ο The name of an ancient city ruler called Granite the Great
Ο The stone used for many city centre buildings
4. The sculpture above is found in the new Marischal Square in the city centre. Which animal does it show?
Ο A leopard
Correct! The sculpture, called Poised, is by Andy Scott and sits in Marischal Square.
Ο A tiger
Ο A wolf
5. Which sea creature can be spotted close to Aberdeen’s city centre?
Correct! They gather at the harbour mouth and are sometimes seen at the beach too.