Answers to the games will appear in the next issue
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SOLUTION TO LAST MONTH'S CRYPTOGRAM:
LAY THE PROUD USURPERS LOW!
TYRANTS FALL IN EVERY FOE!
LIBERTY'S IN EVERY BLOW!
LET US DO - OR DIE!
SCOTS, WHAT HAE
This is a super hard quiz, but we thought the information was fun so we decided to use the topic. We haven't included any "nasty" answers this time - it wouldn't be fair. But if you get the wrong answer it will tell you the correct one!1. For the 9th year in a row, the most popular forename for boys born in Scotland in 2016 has remained the same. According to the National Records of Scotland, what is the name?
2. The most popular forename for girl's born in Scotland in 2016 is new. It was in third place the year before. What is the name that rose from 3rd to 1st place?
3. Can you tell us the number of different boys forenames given out in 2016? Here is a clue - there were more than 2000 more forenames given out in 2016 than were given out in 1976
4. Girls seem to get more names than boys. In 1976 there were 2,023 different girl's forenames bestowed on babies. How many were there in 2016? However, the increase in the number of forenames is almost the same (24) for boys and girls between 1976 and 2016.
5. Finally - How many boys and how many girls were given unique forenames in 2016? (you can write the 2 numbers as a sequence, with a dash or slash between them. And put a comma in if your guess runs into the thousands!
ANSWERS TO LAST MONTH'S QUIZ:1. What was the last unsuccessful battle against England before the American War of Independence which was won?
ANS: Yes - two