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Question 1: She was deeply inspired by the founder of the ICA, ________ and she both designed the uniforms of the ICA and composed their anthem, a Polish song with changed lyrics.
Patrick PearseEaster RisingJames ConnollyConstance Markiewicz

Question 2: The Markiewiczes settled in ________ in 1903 and moved in artistic and literary circles, the Countess gaining a reputation for herself as a landscape painter.

Question 3: The sisters were childhood friends of the poet W. B. Yeats, who frequently visited the family home Lissadell House in ________, and were influenced by his artistic and political ideas.
County SligoCounty LouthCounty WexfordCounty Laois

Question 4: She fought actively for the Republican cause in the ________ helping to defend Moran's Hotel in Dublin.
Anglo-Irish TreatyIrish Civil WarMichael Collins (Irish leader)√Čamon de Valera

Question 5: The previous tenant was the poet ________ who had left behind old copies of The Peasant and Sinn Féin.
Augusta, Lady GregoryWilliam Butler YeatsPadraic ColumGeorge Moore (novelist)

Question 6: As a member of the ICA, Markiewicz took part in the 1916 ________.
Patrick PearseConstance MarkiewiczLiam MellowsEaster Rising

Question 7: She performed with Maud Gonne in several plays at the newly-established ________, an institution that played an important part in the rise of cultural nationalism.
Lyric Theatre (Belfast)Gate TheatreTheatre Royal, DublinAbbey Theatre

Question 8: Markiewicz left government in January 1922 along with √Čamon de Valera and others in opposition to the ________.
Irish Free StateNorthern IrelandIrelandAnglo-Irish Treaty

Question 9: This made her the first woman elected to the ________.
House of Commons of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomParliament of the United KingdomElections in the United Kingdom

Question 10: Markiewicz also joined James Connolly's socialist ________ (ICA), a small volunteer force formed in response to the lockout of 1913, to defend the demonstrating workers from the police.
Irish Civil WarEaster RisingIrish Citizen ArmyConstance Markiewicz


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