How Well Do You Know Ireland?

Question 1:What is the capital of Northern Ireland?
Dublin
LondonDerry
Larne
Belfast
Question 2:How many counties are found in the North of Ireland?
32
10
5
6
Question 3:What year did the Republic of Ireland become officially independent from the United Kingdom?
it hasn't yet.
1922
1936
1567
Question 4:What does the IRA stand for?
Irish Rights Association
Ireland's Rights Agreement
Irish Rights Army
Irish Republican Army
Question 5:What consists of the true irish breakfast known as the "Ulster Fry"?
Eggs, Ham(Bacon), Toast and Sausage
Blood Pudding, Sausage, Pancake Bread and Toast
Egg, Potato & Soda Bread, Beans and Sausages
Eggs, Ham(bacon), Blood Pudding, Sausage, Potato & Soda Bread
Question 6:The Giant's Causeway is considered one of the greatest natural wonders of the world, what is it?
The Biggest Cave in the World
Ancient Gaelic Scriptures Written on Huge Mounds of Rock
The Biggest Castle in Ireland
Gigantic Ancient Stepping Stones
Question 7:Who is the current leader of Sinn Fein?
Gerry Adams
Michael Collins
Tony Blair
Bobby Sands
Question 8:What happened on Bloody Sunday?
Angry catholic protesters shot at the police.
Nothing, it's what the irish refer to as Easter Sunday
A riot broke out between the Catholics and the Protestants.
Police shot at unarmed catholic protesters.
Question 9:Who is Bobby Sands?
The Leader and Founder of Sinn Fein
The most prolific Terrorist in the IRA
The first to die on Bloody Friday after a protest when the British Army murdered him.
A member of the British Parliament from a district in Northern Ireland who died during a Hunger Strike
Question 10:When was the cease-fire announced?
November, 1994
July, 1992
August, 1994
August 1995
Question 11:Who Assassinated Michael Collins?
The British Army
Members of Sinn Fein
The IRA
Civilians
Question 12:Who was Eamon de Valera?
Head of the IRA
Created Sinn Fein
Leader of the British Army
President of Ireland
Question 13:What did St. Patrick do for Ireland?
Drove out the snakes
Fought the Protestants
Nothing, he's just an Irish Saint.
Introduced Christianity to Ireland
Question 14:The River Shannon runs through which Irish City?
Belfast
Dublin
Waterdord
Limerick
Question 15:What City is situated at the foot of Ireland?
Wicklow
Kilkenny
Rosslare
Carlow
Question 16:Which of these counties are found in Northern Ireland?
Galway
Antrim
Tipperary
Wexford
Question 17:What's the difference between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland?
One's a country the other is part of the U.K
The Republic of Ireland is only Catholic
There is no difference, only one is more North than the other.
Gaelic is spoken only in the Republic.
Question 18:What type of currency do the Irish go by?
Euros
Dollars
Pounds
Punts
Question 19:Who was Fionn mac Cumhaill?
Lord of Ancient Ireland during the 2nd or 3rd century
Leader of Sinn Fein
a legendary chieftain and bard of the 2nd or 3rd century
A key Member of the IRA
Question 20:What does "ar nhad" mean?
My Father
Our Father
My Mother
Our Mother

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