Ireland Quiz 2

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Ireland Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz about Ireland from 800-1169


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many languages are spoken in Ireland?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 2. 
    What is the capital of Ireland called?
    • A. 

      Kilkenney

    • B. 

      Drogheda

    • C. 

      Dublin

    • D. 

      Limerick

  • 3. 
    What do the irish call the people, first to invade Ireland?
    • A. 

      "The Finnish"

    • B. 

      "The Norways"

    • C. 

      "The Swedes"

    • D. 

      "The Danes"

  • 4. 
    What did the vikings do to get a share of irelands wealth/money?
    • A. 

      They robbed the local banks

    • B. 

      They plundered the monasteries

    • C. 

      They begged people on the street for their money

    • D. 

      They started a war and killed every man who wouldn't give away his money.

  • 5. 
    In 1014 Brian Boru defeated the vikings. Who was next to invade Ireland?
    • A. 

      The Normans

    • B. 

      The English

    • C. 

      The Italian

    • D. 

      The Spanish

  • 6. 
    When did The Great Famine hit Ireland?
    • A. 

      In 1700

    • B. 

      In 1810

    • C. 

      In 1845

    • D. 

      In 1950

  • 7. 
    What is a monastery in danish?
    • A. 

      En spade

    • B. 

      Et stykke guld

    • C. 

      Et kloster

    • D. 

      En ruin

  • 8. 
    Find the correct answer to: It was only danes who came to Ireland?
    • A. 

      Yes, only danes came to Ireland. That is why the irish called the vikings who came "The Danes" !

    • B. 

      No, actually the Norwegians came before the danes, but the danes later outnumbered the Norwegians which is why the irish called the vikings "The Danes"

    • C. 

      Come on, danish vikings never sailed to Ireland, they were much more interested in Scotland, England and France!

    • D. 

      I don't know? I wasn't there...

  • 9. 
    True/false. A 'raid' is: An entrance into another's territory for the purpose of seizing goods or valuables.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    How do you say 'at plyndre en by' in english?
    • A. 

      To plunge a town

    • B. 

      To pludder a town

    • C. 

      To plunder a town

    • D. 

      To conquer a town