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History of the Republic of Ireland: Quiz


Question 1: That Act established a new ________ for the whole island of Ireland but also allowed Northern Ireland to opt out.
DominionTurks and Caicos IslandsSaint HelenaBritish Empire

Question 2: Sinn Féin's elected candidates refused to attend the UK Parliament at Westminster and instead assembled in ________ as a new revolutionary parliament called "Dáil Éireann".

Question 3: The Governor-General was replaced by a ________ and a new more powerful prime minister, called the "Taoiseach", came into being, while the Executive Council was renamed the "Government".
President of FinlandPresident of IrelandMonarchy of the United KingdomPresident of Austria

Question 4: This remarkable constitutional episode arose because of the ________ and the legislation introduced to give that Treaty legal effect.
Irish Free StateNorthern IrelandIrelandAnglo-Irish Treaty

Question 5: The Free State had a ________ parliament and a cabinet, called the "Executive Council" answerable to the lower house of parliament, the Free State Dáil.
Upper houseBicameralismUnited States SenateAustralian Senate

Question 6: The Irish state also changed ________ of the constitution to acknowledge both the existence of Northern Ireland and the desire of Irish nationalists for a united Ireland.
Republic of IrelandArticles 2 and 3 of the Constitution of IrelandAnglo-Irish AgreementBelfast Agreement

Question 7: They declared the existence of a new state called the "________" and established a system of government to rival the institutions of the United Kingdom.
Éamon de ValeraIrish Free StateIrish general election, 1918Irish Republic

Question 8: Unlike ________, which became a republic shortly afterwards, Ireland chose not to reapply for admittance to the Commonwealth.
IndiaResearch and Analysis WingIndia and the Non-Aligned MovementLok Sabha

Question 9: In 1914, the UK Parliament enacted a Third Irish Home Rule Bill but suspended its effect until after what was confidently expected to be a brief Great War (________).
Armenian GenocideWestern Front (World War I)World War ICaucasus Campaign

Question 10: The Earl of Cromer (________) was received in audience by The King this evening and presented an Address from the Houses of Parliament of Northern Ireland, to which His Majesty was graciously pleased to make reply."
Henry Carey, 1st Baron HunsdonLord ChamberlainEdward BondFrederick Spencer, 4th Earl Spencer

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