The Wind That Shakes The Barley Movie! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is this?

    • A.

      Chris Riley

    • B.

      Damien O'Donnovan

    • C.

      Johnny Grogan

    Correct Answer
    A. Chris Riley
    Explanation
    The person in question is Chris Riley.

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  • 2. 

    What is hurling?

    • A.

      A type of Irish rugby

    • B.

      An Irish field game played with sticks

    • C.

      An Irish fight

    Correct Answer
    B. An Irish field game played with sticks
    Explanation
    Hurling is an Irish field game played with sticks. It is a traditional sport that dates back over 3,000 years and is considered one of the fastest and oldest field games in the world. The players use a wooden stick called a hurley to hit a small ball called a sliotar. The objective of the game is to score points by hitting the sliotar into the opponent's goal or over the crossbar. Hurling is a highly skilled and physically demanding sport that is deeply rooted in Irish culture and heritage.

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  • 3. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. Damien is seen joining the IRA
    Explanation
    After the attack in the train station, the next scene shows Damien joining the IRA. This implies that Damien's decision to join the IRA is a direct consequence of the attack or is somehow related to it. The scene helps to establish the progression of the story and the character's involvement in the conflict.

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  • 4. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Mrs Rafferty is present in an Irish-led court room. The answer "True" indicates that the statement is correct and Mrs Rafferty is indeed sitting in the Irish-led court room.

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  • 5. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Told the Black and Tans where Teddy was hiding
    Explanation
    Chris Riley is shot for being a traitor because he betrayed Teddy by revealing his whereabouts to the Black and Tans. This act of betrayal put Teddy's life in danger and ultimately resulted in Chris being punished for his actions.

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  • 6. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. The constitution of the free State of Ireland
    Explanation
    Damien and Teddy disagree over the constitution of the free State of Ireland.

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  • 7. 

    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)

    Correct Answer
    betraying
    telling
    giving
    denouncing
    Explanation
    The examiner prefers you not to use colloquial words such as; snitch and nark and grass.

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  • 8. 

    Who is Sinead's grandmother?

    • A.

      Lily

    • B.

      Peggy

    • C.

      Bernadette

    Correct Answer
    B. Peggy
    Explanation
    Sinead's grandmother is Peggy.

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  • 9. 

    Michael 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

    Correct Answer
    B. He couldn't say his name in English
    Explanation
    Michael was killed because he couldn't say his name in English. This suggests that there was a language barrier or a prejudice against individuals who couldn't speak English. It implies that his inability to communicate in English led to a misunderstanding or conflict, ultimately resulting in his death.

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  • 10. 

    In the documentary, Sinead says that her family was like a surrogate family to Damien and Teddy. What is a surrogate?

    Correct Answer
    foster
    replacement
    alternate
    substitute
    stand in
    Explanation
    A surrogate is someone or something that serves as a substitute or replacement for another person or thing. In the context of the documentary, Sinead's family acted as a surrogate family for Damien and Teddy, meaning they filled in the role of a family for them, possibly providing support, care, and love. The terms foster, replacement, alternate, substitute, and stand-in all convey the idea of serving as a surrogate in this situation.

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  • 11. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. Someone who betrays their friends or what they believe in
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "someone who betrays their friends or what they believe in." This definition accurately describes a traitor as someone who acts against the trust and loyalty of their friends or their own beliefs. They betray the confidence and faith placed in them, often for personal gain or to align themselves with an opposing party. This term is commonly used to describe individuals who deceive or act against their allegiances, causing harm or damage to those they were once loyal to.

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  • 12. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. You are encouraged to think a certain way by another person
    Explanation
    Manipulation refers to the act of influencing or persuading someone to think or behave in a particular way. It involves the use of tactics or techniques to control someone's thoughts or actions, often with the intention of achieving personal gain or advantage. In this context, when you are encouraged to think a certain way by another person, it implies that they are manipulating your thoughts or beliefs to align with their own agenda or perspective.

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  • 13. 

    It was difficult for the Irish in the 1920's because.

    • 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

    Correct Answer(s)
    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
    Explanation
    During the 1920s, the Irish faced multiple challenges. Firstly, they were suffering from the devastating effects of the potato famine, which had caused widespread starvation and poverty. Additionally, the British implemented policies that forced the Irish to pay rent for the land they previously owned, exacerbating their economic difficulties. Lastly, there were divisions among the Irish population regarding the best course of action to address their problems, leading to disagreements and hindering their ability to unite and find a solution.

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  • 14. 

    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

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The Irish people fighting against the British to rule their own country
    C. The history of why Ireland is separate from Northern Ireland
    Explanation
    A gorilla is a large ape that lives in equatorial regions. A guerrilla is a member of a band of irregular soldiers.

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