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Conradh na Gaeilge: Quiz


Question 1: The League's first newspaper was An Claidheamh Soluis (The Sword of Light) and its most noted editor was ________.
Constance MarkiewiczPatrick PearseEaster RisingRoger Casement

Question 2: Most recently, the organisation has become embroiled in a dispute with Irish political party ________ over the party's policy to end the status of Irish as a compulsory subject for the Leaving Certificate.
Irish general election, 2007Dublin North West (Dáil Éireann constituency)Irish general election, 2002Fine Gael

Question 3: The organisation developed from Ulick Bourke's earlier Gaelic Union and became the leading institution promoting the ________.
Irish languageMary Coughlan (politician)GaeltachtGaelic revival

Question 4: Though apolitical, the organisation attracted many Irish nationalists of different persuasions, much like the ________.
Gaelic Athletic AssociationAll-Ireland Senior Football ChampionshipGaelic Athletic Association countyAll-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

Question 5: The organisation has branches in several parts of ________ and is closely involved in the development of the annual cultural festival, Oireachtas na Gaeilge, as well as the annual Seachtain na Gaeilge promotional campaign.
Irish peopleNorthern IrelandWalesIreland

Question 6: It was through the League that many future political leaders and rebels first met, laying the foundation for groups such as the ________ (1913).
Irish VolunteersEaster RisingIrish nationalismHome Rule Act 1914

Question 7: After the foundation of the ________ in 1922, the organisation had a less prominent role in public life as Irish was made a compulsory subject in state-funded schools.
Anglo-Irish TreatyIrelandNorthern IrelandIrish Free State


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