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Only True Irish History Buffs Will Get Over 80% In This Quiz

Get your thinking caps on.

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1. What cabinet position did Constance Markievicz hold in the First Dáil?
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Minister for Home Affairs
Minister for Labour

Minister for Industries
Minister for Local Government
2. How many years did the Great Famine last?
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Eight years
Nine years

Six years
Ten years
3. What would a Bronze Age person do with a lunula?
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Stab things with it
Harvest crops with it

Wear it around their necks
Eat out of it
4. When was the marriage bar lifted in Ireland?
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1957
1973

1970
1966
5. Which of these was *not* a Viking settlement?
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Limerick
Wexford

Dublin
Belfast
6. Pick the SECOND President of Ireland.
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Seán T O'Kelly
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Éamon DeValera

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Erskine Childers
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Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh
7. One of these men did NOT sign the Proclamation of the Republic. But which one?
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Thomas Clarke
Seán Mac Diarmada

Thomas McDonagh
Arthur Griffith
8. What underwhelming name did the country give WWII?
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The Crisis
The Emergency

The Panic
The Difficulty
9. True or false: Condoms became legal in Ireland in 1980.
True.
False
10. Pick the film that WASN'T banned by the Irish government.
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Monty Python's Life of Brian
A Clockwork Orange

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Natural Born Killers
11. Court cairns and dolmens are types of what?
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Graves
Dwellings

Places of worship
12. Who is this woman?
Lady Augusta Gregory
Lady Hazel Lavery

Kathleen Lynn
Grace O'Malley
13. And finally, in what year was the Republic of Ireland established?
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1916
1949

1922
1936
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You got 7%!
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You got 15%!
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You got 23%!
You have a long way to go until you can call yourself a history buff, pal.
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You got 30%!
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You scored out of !
You got 38%!
A good start, but you definitely need to go back to the history books (or Wikipedia, at least).
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You got 46%
A good start, but you definitely need to go back to the history books (or Wikipedia, at least).
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You got 53%!
A good start, but you definitely need to go back to the history books (or Wikipedia, at least).
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You scored out of !
You got 61%!
Not too bad! Sure, there are some parts you could brush up on, but couldn't we all?
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You scored out of !
You got 69%!
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You scored out of !
You got 77%!
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You scored out of !
You got 84%!
Eyyy! Here's our history buff! You were obviously listening in school, then.
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You scored out of !
You got 92%
Eyyy! Here's our history buff! You were obviously listening in school, then.
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You scored out of !
You got 100%!
Eyyy! Here's our history buff! You were obviously listening in school, then.
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