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Ireland Quizzes & Trivia

Ireland quiz for the upcoming competition. .


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  • 1. 
    It separates Ireland from Great Britain
    • A. 

      Irish Sea

    • B. 

      Saint George's Channel

    • C. 

      Atlantic Ocean

  • 2. 
    The capital of Northern Ireland
    • A. 

      Belfast

    • B. 

      Bublin

    • C. 

      Dublin

  • 3. 
    Symbols in Ireland
    • A. 

      Shamrock

    • B. 

      Bagpipe

    • C. 

      Harp

    • D. 

      Enya

  • 4. 
    Popular sport in Ireland  that has international reputation.
  • 5. 
    How many Nobel prize for Literature?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      1

  • 6. 
    Ireland is smaller than Hungary
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The shamrock has got four "parts"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Irish authors
    • A. 

      G.B. Shaw

    • B. 

      James Joyce

    • C. 

      Prof. Dumbledore

    • D. 

      James Bond

  • 9. 
    Green is a symbolic colour for Ireland
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Ireland is called Emerald Isle because
    • A. 

      It's green all year round

    • B. 

      People always wear green

    • C. 

      People like green

    • D. 

      Emerald is green- just like Ireland

  • 11. 
    Official emblem of ireland........
  • 12. 
    The most famous harpist
    • A. 

      O'Carolan

    • B. 

      Enya

    • C. 

      Michael Flatley

  • 13. 
    The shamrock ...
    • A. 

      symbolizes the Holy Trinity

    • B. 

      refers to a Christian idea

    • C. 

      Is worn by millions on March, 17th

    • D. 

      Symbolizes friendship with three other nations

    • E. 

      Is painted on Irish planes

    • F. 

      Is a good luck symbol

    • G. 

      Is part of diplomatic parties

  • 14. 
    What is there on the Claddagh Ring?
    • A. 

      Tho hands

    • B. 

      A shamrock

    • C. 

      A fairy

    • D. 

      A crown

    • E. 

      A heart

  • 15. 
    Claddagh is the name of a village in Ireland.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The most beautiful and oldest fishing village in Ireland is...
  • 17. 
    Emerals Isle means Green Island
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The Claddagh Ring is worn on national day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Harpists were not important in Ireland.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Ireland is green because there is a lot of rain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Shamrock is worn every day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Which of these are parts of Ireland?
    • A. 

      Eire

    • B. 

      Ulster

    • C. 

      Northern Ireland

    • D. 

      The Republic of Ireland

    • E. 

      Isle of Man

    • F. 

      Great Britain

  • 23. 
    How high is the highest point in Ireland?
    • A. 

      1054

    • B. 

      1041

    • C. 

      998

  • 24. 
    There are......... historical provinces on the Island.
  • 25. 
    Which are rivers?
    • A. 

      Erne

    • B. 

      Shannon

    • C. 

      Lough

    • D. 

      Carrantuohill

  • 26. 
    Traditional sport played only in Ireland
    • A. 

      Gaelic football

    • B. 

      Cricket

    • C. 

      Irish hockey

    • D. 

      Shamrock throwing

    • E. 

      Golf

  • 27. 
    Ireland has got two main parts: Eire and Ulster.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    Ryder Cup competition was held in Ireland. What sport do youthink of?
    • A. 

      Cricket

    • B. 

      Golf

    • C. 

      Football

  • 29. 
    Kildare is famous for its ...
    • A. 

      Fine golf courses

    • B. 

      Castles

    • C. 

      Beer

    • D. 

      Snakes

  • 30. 
    Little round object used to play golf with
  • 31. 
    Irish people are mainly of ................ origin. (capital letter!!!)
  • 32. 
    On Saint Patrick's day
    • A. 

      People wear green

    • B. 

      If you don't wera green they pinch you(r arm)

    • C. 

      You can even buy green beer

    • D. 

      Irish people are sad

    • E. 

      People traditionally cook cabbage

  • 33. 
    They came to Ireland in the 9th century.
  • 34. 
    Ireland became part of theUK in...
    • A. 

      1800

    • B. 

      1922

    • C. 

      1848

  • 35. 
    Bram Stroker was an Irish writer. He wrote the story of Count ....
  • 36. 
    What is Croaghaun?
    • A. 

      Cliffs

    • B. 

      Lake

    • C. 

      Mountain

    • D. 

      Capital city

  • 37. 
    There are lots of different roe deer in the forests of Ireland.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    The year of joining th European Comunity
    • A. 

      1968

    • B. 

      1922

    • C. 

      1973

  • 39. 
    ........... is the name of the county with the largest population.
  • 40. 
    Saint Patrick ...
    • A. 

      Was 16 when he first came to Ireland

    • B. 

      Was born in Belfast

    • C. 

      Died on 17, March

    • D. 

      Brought Christianity to Ireland

    • E. 

      Is the patron saint of Ireland

  • 41. 
    The colours of the Irish flag
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Yellow

    • E. 

      White

    • F. 

      Blue

  • 42. 
    Ireland is the ..................... largest European island after GB.
  • 43. 
    How many national parks are there?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      6

  • 44. 
    Sheperd's pie, boxty, Irish stew - these are traditional Irish .................
  • 45. 
    Where can you get the gift of talking very cleverly?
    • A. 

      Dublin

    • B. 

      Blarney Castle

    • C. 

      Belfast

  • 46. 
    The BODHRÁN is an Irish drum made of goat skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    What is the Irish Jig?
    • A. 

      A small creature

    • B. 

      A type of green hat

    • C. 

      A folk dance

    • D. 

      A fairy

  • 48. 
    It's true or believed to be true:
    • A. 

      Fairies live In Ireland

    • B. 

      Persons born on the 17th March are extra lucky

    • C. 

      Leprechauns hid a lot of pots with gold all over the country

    • D. 

      In 1848 people were very sad

    • E. 

      Ulster is begger than Eire

    • F. 

      Dalkey an Irish singer

    • G. 

      The largest zinc mine is here