Quiz: The Wind That Shakes The Barley Film By Ken Loach! Trivia

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Quiz: The Wind That Shakes The Barley Film By Ken Loach! Trivia

Have you had the time to watch The Wind That Shakes the Barley Film by Ken Loach? The film follows the story of two brothers who fight side by side and later find themselves fighting for different sides and against each other. Do take up this exciting quiz and see how well you remember the film and the story line.


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  • 1. 
    Micheail is Damien's brother
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Who is this?
    • A. 

      Chris Riley

    • B. 

      Damien O'Donnovan

    • C. 

      Johnny Grogan

  • 3. 
    What is hurling?
    • A. 

      A type of Irish rugby

    • B. 

      An Irish field game played with sticks

    • C. 

      An Irish fight

  • 4. 
    Which scene is immediately after the attack in the train station?
    • A. 

      Damien is seen joining the IRA

    • B. 

      The IRA are training in the hills

    • C. 

      Sinead delivers a message on her bicycle

  • 5. 
    This is Mrs Rafferty sitting in the Irish-led court room.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Chris Riley is shot for being a traitor. What did he do?
    • A. 

      Told Sir John where Sinead lives

    • B. 

      Went to his uncle's funeral in the country

    • C. 

      Told the Black and Tans where Teddy was hiding

  • 7. 
    Damien and Teddy disagree over what?
    • A. 

      Which of them should go out with Sinead

    • B. 

      The constitution of the free State of Ireland

    • C. 

      The priest's views in church

  • 8. 
    Chris Riley was caught "snitching" but this is an informal word. In the exam, what more formal verb (ending with ING) could you use instead? This website might help you... (note:- the word is NOT narking, which is also colloquial)
  • 9. 
    Who is Sinead's grandmother?
    • A. 

      Lily

    • B. 

      Peggy

    • C. 

      Bernadette

  • 10. 
    Micheail was killed because...
    • A. 

      He was being stubborn

    • B. 

      He couldn't say his name in English

    • C. 

      He spat at the Black and Tans

  • 11. 
    In the documentary, Sinead says that her family were like a surrogate family to Damien and Teddy. What is a surrogate?
  • 12. 
    A traitor is...
    • A. 

      Someone who betrays their friends or what they believe in

    • B. 

      Someone who carrys the trays of snacks at a party

    • C. 

      A soldier who does a special job during a war

  • 13. 
    Manipulation is when....
    • A. 

      You are encouraged to think a certain way by another person

    • B. 

      You are supposed to act like a man and be strong

    • C. 

      Something is being squeezed into a different shape

  • 14. 
    It was difficult for the Irish in the 1920's because...(tick all that apply)
    • A. 

      They were starving because of the potato famine

    • B. 

      The British were making them pay rent to live on land they used to own

    • C. 

      There were differences of opinion amongst them about the best solution

  • 15. 
    The story of The Wind that Shakes the Barley is about...
    • A. 

      The Irish people fighting against the British to rule their own country

    • B. 

      Gorillas and the way they used to live in Ireland

    • C. 

      The history of why Ireland is separate from Northern Ireland