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Taoiseach: Quiz


Question 1:
When was Taoiseach formed?

Question 2:
Who of the following was a deputy to Taoiseach?

Question 3:

Question 4: The modern position of Taoiseach was established by the 1937 ________, to replace the position of President of the Executive Council of the 1922–1937 Irish Free State.
Constitution of AustriaConstitution of the United KingdomConstitution of the NetherlandsConstitution of Ireland

Question 5: The current Taoiseach is ________, TD, leader of the Fianna Fáil party.
Mary Coughlan (politician)Brian CowenMary HarneyBertie Ahern

Question 6: One exception to this was John A. Costello, who was not leader of his party, but an agreed choice to head the government, because the other parties refused to accept then ________ leader Richard Mulcahy as Taoiseach.
Irish general election, 2007Dublin North West (Dáil Éireann constituency)Fine GaelIrish general election, 2002

Question 7: The Taoiseach may lose the support of Dáil Éireann by the passage of a ________, the failure of a vote of confidence or, alternatively, the Dáil may refuse supply.
Prime ministerMotion of no confidenceUnited StatesPresidential system

Question 8: [9] However, the remuneration structures for ________ employees apparently mean that comparison with other countries are not useful and are discouraged by the Review Body on Higher Remuneration in the Public Sector.
Welsh Assembly GovernmentGovernment of the United KingdomNorthern Ireland ExecutiveGovernment of Ireland

Question 9: In ________, tòiseach translates as clan chief and both words originally had similar meaning in the Gaelic languages of Scotland and Ireland.
Scottish GaelicScots languageScottish peopleRoyal National Mod

Question 10: This office was first held by ________ of Cumann na nGaedhael from 1922–32, and then by Éamon de Valera from 1932–37.
Michael Collins (Irish leader)Seán LemassCathal BrughaW. T. Cosgrave

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