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The Ireland Quiz

10 Questions
The Ireland Quiz

A short test about Ireland and about famous Irish people.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      In the 5th century AD.

    • B. 

      In the 7th century AD.

    • C. 

      In the 9th century AD.

    • D. 

      In the 5th century AD.

  • 2. 
    Which plant is an Irish symbol?
    • A. 

      The pine tree.

    • B. 

      The oak.

    • C. 

      The thistle.

    • D. 

      The shamrock.

  • 3. 
    Which is the correct spelling of the famous Irish stout?
    • A. 

      Guinnes

    • B. 

      Guiness

    • C. 

      Guinness

    • D. 

      Guines

  • 4. 
    When did the Republic of Ireland join the Euro?
    • A. 

      1997

    • B. 

      1999

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      2004

  • 5. 
    What is the largest wild mammal in Ireland?
    • A. 

      Irish hare

    • B. 

      Red fox

    • C. 

      Red deer

    • D. 

      Badger

  • 6. 
    What is 'Riverdance'?
    • A. 

      An Irish step dancing show.

    • B. 

      A strong Irish drink.

    • C. 

      A county in the Republic.

    • D. 

      An Irish painter's pseudo name

  • 7. 
    Which Irish town was Oscar Wilde born in?
    • A. 

      Dublin

    • B. 

      Cork

    • C. 

      Limerick

    • D. 

      Derry

  • 8. 
    Who wrote "Gulliver's Travels"?
    • A. 

      Oscar Wilde

    • B. 

      James Joyce

    • C. 

      George Bernard Shaw

    • D. 

      Jonathan Swift

  • 9. 
    Which Irish football genius was the regional Belfast City Airport named after?
    • A. 

      Johnny Giles

    • B. 

      Paul McGrath

    • C. 

      Damien Duff

    • D. 

      George Best

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Painter

    • B. 

      Fishmonger

    • C. 

      Cleaner

    • D. 

      Singer

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