Do You Really Know Ireland?

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Do You Really Know Ireland?

Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic, the land of leprechauns and gold, associated with Celts and mighty warriors. Indulge yourself in this test and show your worthy knowledge!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the capital of the Republic of Ireland?
    • A. 

      Dublin

    • B. 

      Belfast

    • C. 

      Limerick

    • D. 

      Shannon

  • 2. 
    Who was the Irish writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923?
    • A. 

      Seamus Heany

    • B. 

      William Butler Yeats

    • C. 

      James Joyce

    • D. 

      George Bernard Shaw

  • 3. 
    Which English king established the penal code of 1695 forbidding Irish Catholics to practice their religion or law, own land, vote, or hold office?
    • A. 

      Charles II

    • B. 

      James II

    • C. 

      William III

    • D. 

      Henry VIII

  • 4. 
    HPAT – Health Professions Admissions Test is used by how many Ireland's universities?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      All of them

  • 5. 
    What year did divorce become legal in the Republic of Ireland?
    • A. 

      1995

    • B. 

      1915

    • C. 

      1965

    • D. 

      It still isn't

  • 6. 
    For how long did the Romans occupy Ireland?
    • A. 

      About forty years

    • B. 

      The Romans never occupied Ireland

    • C. 

      100 years

    • D. 

      200 years

  • 7. 
    Where was the seat of the High King of Ireland?
    • A. 

      Belfast, Ulster

    • B. 

      Killarney, Kerry

    • C. 

      Tara, Meath

    • D. 

      Limerick, Munster

  • 8. 
    On what day is St. Patrick's Day celebrated?
    • A. 

      March 14

    • B. 

      March 15

    • C. 

      March 16

    • D. 

      March 17

  • 9. 
    Who was responsible for breaking the strength of the Norse invaders of Ireland?
    • A. 

      Brian Boru

    • B. 

      William Wallace

    • C. 

      Lambert Simnel

    • D. 

      Rob Roy

  • 10. 
    All of these are Irish castles, except?
    • A. 

      Cabra Castle

    • B. 

      Ballencrieff Castle

    • C. 

      Trim Castle

    • D. 

      Ashford Castle