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Cobh: Quiz


Question 1: On a high point in the town stands the ________, St. Colman's, seat of the diocese of Cloyne.
St Andrew's Cathedral, GlasgowCobh CathedralSt. Chad's Cathedral, BirminghamSt Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh (Roman Catholic)

Question 2: A Major upgrade of the R624 road is planned with the construction of a new bridge (replaces old Belvelly bridge) and a new road from Belvelly in the North of Cobh, to Tullagreen where the R624 road joins the N25 road from ________ to Rosslare at the N25 Carrigtwohill-Cobh Interchange.
Cork (city)MunsterDublinIreland

Question 3: Later it became known as Crich Liathain because of the powerful Uí Liatháin kingdom who ruled in the area from ________ into the early 13th century.
Early Middle AgesRoman EmpireLate AntiquityByzantine Empire

Question 4: The Port Operations Centre for ________ is located in the town including the Harbour pilot base at the Camber.
Cork (city)Martello towerCobhCork Harbour

Question 5: The ________ meant the town became a British Naval port with its own admiral and much of the present day buildings were built.
Napoleonic WarsNapoleon IFirst French EmpireGrande Armée

Question 6: During ________, Queenstown was a naval base for British and American destroyers operating against U-boats that preyed upon allied merchant vessels.
World War IWestern Front (World War I)Armenian GenocideCaucasus Campaign

Question 7: It was renamed Queenstown in 1849 to commemorate a visit by Queen Victoria and so remained until the name Cobh (closer to the Irish spelling) was restored in 1922 with the foundation of the ________.
Anglo-Irish TreatyIrish Free StateNorthern IrelandIreland

Question 8: Dr. James Roche Verling, personal physician to ________ during his exile in St.
French DirectoryNapoleonic WarsNapoleon IFirst French Empire

Question 9: ________, Manchester City footballer
Shaun Wright-PhillipsShay GivenCraig BellamyStephen Ireland

Question 10: The Water Club established at Haulbowline in 1720 was the progenitor of the present Royal Cork Yacht Club (now based in Crosshaven) and is the oldest ________ in the world.
Yacht clubYachtingSailingDinghy racing


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