Ireland Quiz 5

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  1. What is Lough the Irish word for?
  2. What are the columns of the Giant's Causeway made from?
  3. What is the mine at Navan famous for?
  4. Which province of southeast Ireland includes the counties of Wexford and Wicklow?
  5. Which Irish town gives its name to a saucy rhyme?
  6. Which fabric made from flax is Ireland famous for?
  7. Which is further north, Belfast or Londonderry?
  8. Which lake is the British Isles' largest?
  9. What are the highest uplands in Ireland?
  10. What are Slieve Donard and Slieve Commedagh?
  11. Which mountains stretch from Carlingford Lough to Dundrum Bay?
  12. Which of two kinds of wood can a shillelagh be made from?
  13. Who is the patron saint of Ireland?
  14. What is the Irish punt divided into?
  15. What are Fianna Fail and Fine Gael?
  16. What is the currency of the Republic of Ireland?
  17. What is Belfast's university called?
  18. What did Laoighis used to be called?
  19. Which plant is the Irish emblem?
  20. Which is Ireland's chief river?
  21. Whose Saint's day is celebrated on 2nd February?
  22. On what would you see Ogham writing?
  23. What are the quartzite mountains in Connemara called?
  24. If you bought the RTE Guide what information would you receive?
  25. Which fabric is Donegal famous for?
  26. How many wheels does a jaunting car have?
  27. Which university is at Coleraine?
  28. Which is further north Waterford or Cork?
  29. Spell the Irish version of the drink the Scots call whisky ?
  30. What do you put into Gaelic coffee apart from coffee?

ANSWERS

  1. Lake
  2. Lava
  3. Lead
  4. Leinster
  5. Limerick
  6. Linen
  7. Londonderry
  8. Lough Neagh
  9. Macgillicuddy's Reeks
  10. Mountain peaks
  11. Mountains of Mourne
  12. Oak or blackthorn
  13. Patrick
  14. Pence
  15. Political parties
  16. Punt
  17. Queen's
  18. Queen's County
  19. Shamrock
  20. Shannon
  21. St Brigit
  22. Stone
  23. The Twelve Bens
  24. TV listings
  25. Tweed
  26. Two
  27. University of Ulster
  28. Waterford
  29. Whiskey
  30. Whiskey and cream

 

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