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Can you score 10 out of 10 on these Junior Cert questions?

It won’t be as easy as you expect.

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1. CSPE: How many Dáil constituencies are there at present?
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40
51

33
21
2. Geography: What type of rock is basalt?
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Sedimentary
Igneous

Metamorphic
A pebble
3. History: The 'Phoney War' was an eight month period at the beginning of which war?
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World War I
The Spanish Civil War

The Cold War
World War II
4. Home Economics: A serious deficiency in Thiamine (Vitamin B1) will leave you with which disease?
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Scurvy
Beriberi

Rickets
Pellegra
5. English: What was the name of the Friar in Romeo and Juliet?
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Benvolio
Patrick

Lawrence
Balthasar

Tybalt
Antonio
6. Business Studies: What does GNP stand for?
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Generates Natural Profit
Growing National Profit

Gross National Product
Guaranteed Not Productive
7. Art: Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sailboat by Claude Monet (pictured) is an example of which style of painting?
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Wikipedia
Impressionism
Wikipedia
Fauvism

Wikipedia
Photorealism
Wikipedia
Pointillism
8. Science: What is potassium known as on the periodic table of elements?
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Na
Pt

K
Br
9. Woodwork: Is steel ferrous or non-ferrous
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Ferrous
Non-ferrous
10. Religion: The word Brahmin is associated with which world religion?
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Christianity
Islam

Hinduism
Judaism
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
Expert
Are you sitting your junior cert in a few weeks or something? How did you know all of that? If you didn't Google any of them, fair play you have a pretty good memory.
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You scored out of !
Pretty close
Good job, but you need some more work if you want to make it to the covers of the newspapers on results day.
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You scored out of !
You passed!
40% in the junior cert. Nice work
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You scored out of !
You just failed the junior cert
At least you can empathize with the kids a little bit easier now. Unless you are a kid. In that case start studying ASAP
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