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Rathcoole (Belfast): Quiz


Question 1: Communications are excellent, being beside the A2 Carrickfergus - Belfast road, a short drive from the ports of ________ and Larne as well as both George Best Belfast City Airport and Belfast International Airport.

Question 2: New football pitches and changing areas were provided, and opened by ________.
Lady Louise WindsorZara PhillipsAnne, Princess RoyalPrincess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy

Question 3: As with many working class areas of Northern Ireland, paramilitary groups, particularly the ________ still have a huge influence on the estate.
Ulster Defence AssociationProvisional Irish Republican ArmyThe TroublesUlster Volunteer Force

Question 4: In the 1940s and 1950s, a number of new large scale housing schemes were planned for Northern Ireland including ________ and Rathcoole.

Question 5: Children requiring grammar school education need to travel further to facilities such as Belfast High School, Belfast Royal Academy and ________.
Ballyclare High SchoolNewtownabbeyCambridge House Grammar SchoolNorthern Ireland

Question 6: The dominant political tradition in the area in recent decades has been Unionism with strong showing in successive elections by the ________ and the Ulster Unionist Party.
Traditional Unionist VoiceSinn FéinDemocratic Unionist PartySocial Democratic and Labour Party

Question 7: Rathcoole (from the Irish: Ráth Cúile meaning "corner of the ringfort") is a housing estate north of ________ in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

Question 8: It was built in the 1950s to house many of those displaced by the ________ of inner city housing in Belfast city.
New Haven, ConnecticutConstructionTampa StadiumDemolition

Question 9: Towards the end of the 1960s, civil unrest in ________ known as the Troubles brought about sectarian conflict after a period of reducing community antagonism.
ScotlandNorthern IrelandIrish peopleUnited Kingdom


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