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Exercise "The small kilt story", created by bridg (a free exercise to learn English):
Results of the 910 people who have taken this test:
Average mark: 29 / 100 Share
Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): sway / CANADA, on Tuesday 03 December - 16:54:
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Stats (543 candidates)
Question 1 passed: 26.9 %
The kilt, or philabeg to use its older Gaelic name, that has now become the * dress
Question 2 passed: 18.2 %
for all 'Highlanders', has its origin in an older * called the belted plaid
Question 3 passed: 28.9 %
and has long been the most recognisable * tradition of the Highland Scots
Question 4 passed: 30 %
and has, in fact, been * in the nineteenth century, not by Scottish, Highlanders but by the Nobles of England and Scotland
Question 5 passed: 11.6 %
There is much evidence that many of the more * tartans seen today are in fact
Question 6 passed: 18.8 %
creations of Scottish and English * during the reign of Queen Victoria.
Question 7 passed: 19.3 %
Despite this, it has generally been accepted that the basic concepts of the tartan and the * of the kilt
Question 8 passed: 20.4 %
do indeed have their origin in the history of early Scottish and Irish clans, or *.
Question 9 passed: 17.7 %
After 1688, and the fall of the Stuart clan, the English government felt the need to take a more active * in the Highland affairs.
Question 10 passed: 17.5 %
In 1707, the Act of Union took place, and succeeded in temporarily uniting the * factions
Question 11 passed: 26.2 %
and clans that were universally opposed to the Act. The tartan came into it's own as a * of active nationalism.
Question 12 passed: 19.2 %
During the eighteen hundreds, the wearing of the belted plaid began to be * for that of the kilt.
Question 13 passed: 20.6 %
The belted plaid, being a one-piece six-foot tall cloth, belted about the waist with the remainder being worn up about the *,
Question 14 passed: 22.8 %
was proving to be somewhat inconvenient to wear. A 'new', little kilt * became popular.
Question 15 passed: 24.9 %
The plaid now became more of a * experiment for the elite of English society.
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