Ulster-scots History & Culture 1

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Ulster-scots History & Culture 1

 


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  • 1. 
    What is the collective name for Ulster-Scots poets Hugh Porter, Samuel Thompson, James Orr and David Herbison?    
    • A. 

      Rhyming Weavers

    • B. 

      Textile Poets of Ulster

    • C. 

      Dunclug Poets

    • D. 

      Poet Weavers of Ulster

  • 2. 
    In what century did the Scots language come to Ulster?  
    • A. 

      17th Century

    • B. 

      19th Century

    • C. 

      16th Century

    • D. 

      18th Century

  • 3. 
    Which word, meaning Lowlands in Scots is often used to describe Ulster-Scots language?  
    • A. 

      Lallans

    • B. 

      Lallars

    • C. 

      Lawlands

    • D. 

      Lowlans

  • 4. 
    Scottish Highland Dance is a feature of the Ulster Scots tradition in Ulster. What percentage of current participants in Ulster are female?  
    • A. 

      95%

    • B. 

      85%

    • C. 

      75%

    • D. 

      5%

  • 5. 
    During the 18th century, apporxomately how many Ulster-Scots left for the New World in search of a better life?
    • A. 

      250,000

    • B. 

      25,000

    • C. 

      2500

    • D. 

      250

  • 6. 
    In what year was Foras na Gaeilge founded - Cén bhliain inar bunaíodh Foras na Gaeilge?
    • A. 

      1998

    • B. 

      1999

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      2001

  • 7. 
    What is the Irish for ‘Take it easy’ - Cad é an Ghaeilge ar ‘Take it easy'? ?
    • A. 

      Tóg é go bog é

    • B. 

      Tig go Tag

    • C. 

      Tóg go e bog i

    • D. 

      Tóg go ge gog i

  • 8. 
    What does 'Gnó' mean? - Cad é an Béarla ar 'Gnó'? 
    • A. 

      Accounting

    • B. 

      Economy

    • C. 

      Business

    • D. 

      Inflation

  • 9. 
    When was The Official Languages Act signed into law? - Cathain a síníodh Acht na dTeangacha Oifigiúla ina dhlí? 
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      2002

    • D. 

      2003

  • 10. 
    Where are the Gaeltact areas in Ireland?  
    • A. 

      South East of Ireland

    • B. 

      Dublin area

    • C. 

      West of Ireland

    • D. 

      Northern Ireland