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Outlander Trivia Contest

by Maria (SassenachD) and Jerelyn (I-F-Letty)


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The first member to send an email  with the correct answers will win an Autographed copy of Diana Gabaldon’s The Fiery Cross. In the event of a tie, the winner will be chosen by random draw. Only entries by email will be eligible. Entries must be sent by Oct 19th at 11pm EDT.

Good Luck!

1. Who is the ghost referred to in several of the books?


2. Reverend Wakefield is what relation to Roger?


3. What was the name of the Kirk yard where Jamie’s headstone was?


4. What are the names of Jenny and Ian Murray’s offspring?


5. How do Lord John Grey and Jamie meet?


6. When was the Battle of Culloden?


7. Roger was surprised to find out that Jamie belonged to a special brotherhood. What was the name of that group and when did Jamie become a member?


8. What song was it, that Roger attempted to sing first after recovering his voice?


9. Mr. Willoughby was notorious around the taverns of Edinburgh for his peculiar attraction to a certain part of the body. What part was this?


10. How did Dougal find out that Claire wasn’t an English spy?


11. What are Bree and Roger playing during their car ride to the Scottish festival?


12. What did Claire and Frank eat in the Highlands so much that they found the menu quite monotonous?


13. What was the name of the designer of Claire’s dress that she wore the second time through the stones?


14. At Jocasta’s wedding – how did Jamie notice that Claire and Philipp Wylie had kissed?


15. What does Marsali’s sister want to do with her life?


16. What was Jamie’s dream job when he was a little child?


17.  What is the name of Claire’s cat?


18. How did Donner pick Claire as a time traveler, and what did he ask her so he could confirm it?


19. Which name does Claire give to Jemmy before he is officially named?


20. What genetic quirk did Roger and Brianna both share?


21. Why was Fergus late when Jamie and Claire were ready to set sail in search of Young Ian?


22. What was the name of the hospital, where Claire worked in Paris?


23. Which hand does Claire wear Frank’s ring on and which hand does she wear Jamie’s ring


24. Is there any inscription on Claire’s rings? If so, what is it?


25. Who is Laoghaire’s grandmother?


Extra credit (2 points) share your favorite quote from any of the Outlander books.




Thank you to Ms. Gabaldon for providing us with an authographed copy of The Fiery Cross!

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15 Responses to “Outlander Trivia Contest”

  1. Jerelyn H. (I-F-Letty) says:

    I so wish that I could enter this! But, to all that do best of luck! Thanks Maria you were fun to work with!

  2. Maria (SassenachD) says:

    Yeah, me to Letty….Think we’d win? You were awesome to work with as well…Hmmmm. this could be a monthly thing eh???

  3. Gail P. (TinkerPirate) Montara, CA says:

    Dang……I’ve only read the first book……..

  4. Robin K. (jubead) says:

    What a fun contest! I haven’t read any of the books, though I have the first two books. Maybe next time 🙂

  5. Colleen J. (shukween) says:

    boy, it’s been a while since I’ve read them…I’ll have to go do ‘research’ he he he

  6. Hunter S. (Hunter1) says:

    Dang it! For whatever reason, I just saw this blog. Gonna go work on answers now! These are some of my favorite books.

  7. lildrafire says:

    Awesome questions! Crossing my fingers!

  8. Cathy M. (misfit) says:

    I will give it a shot. It’s been a while so I’ll answer what I can without cheating and using Mr. Google 🙂

    1) I think the ghost is Jamie.
    2) Adopted father.
    5) I think Lord John was Jamie’s jailer.
    6) 1745?

    Sorry, it’s been several years and that is the best I can do.

  9. Linda (Angeleyes) , says:

    Ok I researched and submitted my answers. Whew ! I’m tired now. I’m off to Fingers crossed I win.

  10. James L. (JimiJam) says:

    Cathy, don’t give away the answers here!! You have to send them in to

    P.S. thanks for the head start!!!

  11. Cathy M. (misfit) says:


    Thanks James, but I think I won’t win anyway.

  12. Maria (SassenachD) says:

    Thanks Jimi…..I was just about to PM her…;)…The Blog Mistress says we have a few submissions!!!

  13. Cyn C. (Cyn-Sama) says:

    I just got into this series, and tried my hand at answering the questions!
    I’m so excited!

  14. Maria (SassenachD) says:

    Please don’t send your answers to me (A few people have)…I canna accept them..You must send them to the address above via email! Thanks….

  15. Paige (ducky28) says:

    Man!! I didn’t see this until now!! I would have loved trying to answer these!! Darn…..

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