Quiz On Ireland

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Quiz On Ireland

  1. 1. Quiz on Ireland
  2. 2. <ul><li>1. What are the symbols of Ireland? What does at least one of them represent? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>2. Who is the patron saint of Ireland and when is his day celebrated? </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>3. Which of these crosses is named after the patron saint of Ireland? Describe it. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>4. What are the official languages of Ireland? </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>5. Which of these two prefixes are used in Ireland and what do the y stand for? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mac </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>De </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Llan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Di </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>O’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>San </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Von </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>6. What is the national instrument of Ireland? </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>7. What is the poetic name of Ireland ( h int: connected with gems) and what is the Gaelic name for Ireland? </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>8. What nicknames are used for Irishmen? </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>9. What do the colours of this flag mean? </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>10. Which is the most widespread religion in Ireland? </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>11. How is the Titanic connected with Ireland? </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>12. Name as many natural beauty spots in Ireland as you can . </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>13. Why did about one million people emigrate from Ireland in the 19th century? </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>14. How many and who from the world famous band the Beatles are of Irish descent? </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>15. How many times has Ireland won the Eurovision song contest? </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>16. Who of them are of Irish descent? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oscar Wilde </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>George Clooney </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jonathan Swift </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>George Bernard Shaw </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bono </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ben Affleck </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enya </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sinead O’Connor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Noel Gallagher </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>17. Who is this person – a green suit, leather shoes, short, mischievous, with a tiny hammer in his hand? </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>18. What item is considered to be the national treasure in Ireland ( h int: kept at Trinity College)? </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>19. What is the Irish currency? </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>20. When was Ireland declared a Republic? </li></ul>

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