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Question 1: [12][13] The IRB found Eoin MacNeill the ideal candidate, Professor of Early and Medieval History at ________.
Queen's University BelfastVrije Universiteit BrusselUniversité catholique de LouvainUniversity College Dublin

Question 2: [7] Thus formed the ________, led by James Connolly, which, though it had similar aims, had no connection with the Irish Volunteers.
Irish Civil WarIrish Citizen ArmyEaster RisingConstance Markiewicz

Question 3: Kettle (________ (IPP), Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH));
All-for-Ireland LeagueJohn RedmondIrish Parliamentary PartyIrish Unionist Alliance

Question 4: The plan worked, and Erskine Childers brought nearly 1,000 rifles, purchased from ________, to the harbour on the 26 July and distributed them to the waiting Volunteers, without interference from the authorities.

Question 5: Speakers at the rally included MacNeill, Patrick Pearse, and Michael Davitt, son of the ________ founder of the same name.
Irish National Land LeaguePoll Tax RiotsPierre PoujadeBeit Sahour

Question 6: The outbreak of ________ in August 1914 provoked a serious split in the organisation.
Armenian GenocideWorld War IWestern Front (World War I)Caucasus Campaign

Question 7: They began by drilling a small number of IRB associated with the Dublin ________, led by Harry Boland.
All-Ireland Senior Football ChampionshipAll-Ireland Senior Hurling ChampionshipGaelic Athletic Association countyGaelic Athletic Association

Question 8: [35] The National Volunteers ceased to exist after the Armistice in 1918 when their battalions were disbanded in 1922 under the terms of the ________.
IrelandAnglo-Irish TreatyIrish Free StateNorthern Ireland

Question 9: [34] Then in April 1914 the Ulster Volunteers successfully imported 24,000 rifles in the ________ event.
Larne gun-runningBelfastHome Rule Act 1914Ireland

Question 10: The second Home Rule Bill, seven years later having passed the House of Commons, was vetoed by the ________.
Parliament of the United KingdomHouse of LordsHouse of Commons of the United KingdomPolitics of the United Kingdom


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