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Irish National Land League: Quiz


Question 1: Andrew Kettle, ________, and Thomas Brennan were appointed as honorary secretaries.
Michael DavittIrish nationalismCharles Stewart ParnellD. D. Sheehan

Question 2: The first target was a member of the ________ hierarchy, Canon Ulick Burke of Knock, who eventually reduced his rents by 25%.
Pope Gregory ICatholic ChurchPopePope John Paul II

Question 3: A renewed Land War was waged under the ________ from 1886 up until 1892 during which the League decided on a fair rent and then encourage its members to offer this rent to the landlords.
John DillonCharles Stewart ParnellWilliam O'BrienPlan of Campaign

Question 4: Following the founding meeting of the Mayo Tenants Defence Association in ________, County Mayo on October 26 1878 the demand for The Land of Ireland for the people of Ireland was reported in the Connaught Telegraph November 2 1878.
Ballina, County MayoNorthern IrelandWestport, County MayoCastlebar

Question 5: The first of many "monster meetings" of tenant farmers was held in Irishtown near ________, County Mayo on April 20 1879, with an estimated turnout of 15,000 to 20,000 people.

Question 6: The period of the Land League's agitation is known in Ireland as the ________.
Irish Parliamentary PartyLand WarIrish nationalismCharles Stewart Parnell

Question 7: At that meeting ________ was elected president of the league.
Charles Stewart ParnellJohn RedmondIrish Parliamentary PartyJohn Dillon

Question 8: From 1880 to 1892, the "________" in pursuance of the "Three Fs" (Fair Rent, Fixity of Tenure and Free Sale) first demanded by the Tenant Right League in 1850, was fought in earnest.
Land WarIrish Parliamentary PartyCharles Stewart ParnellIrish nationalism

Question 9: Charles Stewart Parnell, ________, Michael Davitt, and others including Cal Lynn then went to America to raise funds for the League with spectacular results.
John RedmondJohn DillonIrish Parliamentary PartyIrish nationalism

Question 10: Evolving out of this a number of local land league organisations were set up to work against the excessive ________ being demanded by landlords all over Ireland, but especially in Mayo and surrounding counties.
HouseRental agreementRentingReal estate


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