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Dáil Éireann: Quiz


Question 1: The first Dáil to exist under the ________ succeeded the Second Dáil of the Irish Republic and so was styled the Third Dáil.
Governor-General of the Irish Free StateAnglo-Irish TreatyConstitution of the Irish Free StateStatute of Westminster 1931

Question 2: Dáil Éireann determines its own standing orders and its members are protected by certain rights arising from ________.
United KingdomParliamentary privilegeWestminster systemCommon law

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Question 4: Subject to the limits imposed by the ________, it has power to pass any law it wishes, and to nominate and remove the Taoiseach (head of government).
Constitution of the NetherlandsConstitution of the United KingdomConstitution of AustriaConstitution of Ireland

Question 5: The Dáil currently has three ________ and thirteen select committees.
QuorumChairmanParliamentary procedureCommittee

Question 6: Under the ________ a general election for Dáil Éireann must occur once in every seven years, but a five year limit is currently specified by statute.
Constitution of AustriaConstitution of IrelandConstitution of the United KingdomConstitution of the Netherlands

Question 7: Dáil Éireann (Irish pronunciation: [d̪ˠaːlʲ ˈeːrʲən̪ˠ]) is the lower house, but principal chamber, of the ________ (Irish parliament), which also comprises the President of Ireland and Seanad Éireann (the upper house).
Cortes GeneralesNational Assembly for WalesHellenic ParliamentOireachtas

Question 8: The word Dáil Éireann is taken from the ________ but is the official title of the body in both English and Irish.
IrelandNorthern IrelandScottish GaelicIrish language

Question 9: The Dáil may also pass a motion of no confidence in the Government, in which case the ________ must either seek a parliamentary dissolution or resign[3].
TánaisteTaoiseachBrian CowenOpposition Front Bench (Ireland)

Question 10: In addition to its legislative role, it is the Dáil that designates the ________ for referral to the President for appointment.
Opposition Front Bench (Ireland)TánaisteTaoiseachBrian Cowen

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