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Burns Night 2016 Quiz: How Much Do You Really Know About Robert Burns?

21/01/2016 17:44 GMT | Updated 25/01/2016 17:59 GMT
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HAGGIS DRESSED FOR BURNS SUPPER, Scotland.

Burns Night is now upon us, but what exactly is Scotland's big day all about?

The celebration commemorates the birth of iconic Scottish poet Robert Burns (also known as Robbie or Rabbie).

Born in 1759, Burns is generally known as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated for his work around the world.

Many Scots celebrate the day with a Burns Supper - although this tradition has spread around the world among fans of the poet.

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The supper involves a number of traditions and, of course, climax with the eating of the legendary haggis.

Poetry by Burns, who lived to just 37, may be recited alongside a variety of other rituals.

So grab a plate of haggis and pour yourself a wee dram of whiskey - it's time to test your knowledge of all things Burns Night...


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