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General Knowledge Quiz: Ireland

This is a fairly basic general knowledge quiz about my country, Ireland. Simple? Of course it is – now let’s see how well you do!

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  • Is Ireland an island?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Which part of the island is still part of the UK?

    • A
    • B
    • Neither
    • It’s all part of the UK, silly!
  • The Irish for ‘province’ is ‘cúigiú’ meaning ‘fifth’. How many provinces are in Ireland?

    • 5
    • 4
    • Zero! There are no provinces in Ireland 🙂
  • Which is Ireland’s capital city?

    • Limerick
    • Cork
    • Dublin
    • Galway
  • What is Dublin’s famous black beer?

    • Saint Patricks
    • Guinness
    • Carlsberg
  • The Irish language is most closely related to…

    • English
    • Welsh
    • Scots Gaelic
  • What is the TLD suffix for Irish websites?

    • .ie
    • .ir
    • .irl
  • Ireland’s national plant is…

    • Leek
    • Shamrock
    • Thistle
  • The shamrock/clover is our national plant, supposedly because…

    • Its three leaves represent the three elements of the Irish soul: Faith, Family and Friendliness
    • St Patrick used it as a prop in explaining the Christian trinity (three gods in one) when converting the Irish in the 5th century
    • It’s very pretty and grows freely all over the country
  • The Irish are big tea drinkers. So much so, that there is only one country where the per capita consumption exceeds ours. Which country is that?

    • China
    • India
    • Turkey
    • Morocco
    • England

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