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Newfoundland Irish: Quiz


Question 1: Seven English colonies were established by royal charter in Newfoundland between 1610 and 1628, and ________-based mercantile companies used Celtic-speaking peasants to settle each one.

Question 2: It is very similar to the language heard in the southeast of ________, due to mass immigration from the counties Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny, Tipperary, and Cork.
Irish peopleWalesNorthern IrelandIreland

Question 3: Ecclesiastical documents bolster this case; for example, in the mid-1760s a Methodist missionary named Reverend Laurence Coughlan converted virtually the whole North Shore to ________.
Christian denominationChristianityBaptistMethodism

Question 4: Scholars at ________ concluded that Newfoundland Irish became extinct during the 20th century [2].
Akitsiraq Law SchoolAssociation of Universities and Colleges of CanadaMemorial University of NewfoundlandKing George V Park

Question 5: Newfoundland Irish (Irish: Gaeilge Thalamh an √Čisc) is a dialect of the Irish language specific to the island of Newfoundland, ________.
United KingdomCanadaBarbadosUnited States


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