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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 17°C
# 1916
QUIZ: The hardest Easter Rising quiz you'll do for another 100 years
Have you been paying attention to the commemorations?

Which policeman is believed to have been the first casualty of the Rising?
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Captain Paul Christie
Constable Jack Byrne

Constable James O'Brien
Constable John O'Sullivan
Who was the first casualty on the rebel side?
Bernard Ryan
Seán Connolly

Michael Mallin
Edward Daly
And the first civilian casualty is believed to have been?
Margaret Keogh
Edward McWeeny

Mary O'Neill
Elizabeth Brady
After Martial Law was imposed in Dublin, what time did the curfew begin at each night?

About 200 rebels took hold of the town hall in which Leinster town outside Dublin?

The massacre carried out by British soldiers in Dublin is known as the....
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Suffolk Street Massacre
Northumberland Road Massacre

Parnell Square Massacre
North King Street Massacre
What was the gunboat used to shell the GPO called?
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HMS Victoria
HMS Helga

HMS Guinevere
HMS Illustrious
When the rebel leaders were forced to evacuate the GPO, which building did they retreat to and make their HQ?
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16 Moore St
17 Moore St

18 Moore St
19 Moore St
Who accepted the unconditional surrender from Elizabeth O'Farrell and Pádraig Pearse?
General Friend
General Lowe

Major Payne
General Maxwell
A prison letter Pearse wrote to his mother was used against him at his court martial, what was her name?

Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You're O'Connell Street!
The heart of the action, home of the GPO. You know the Easter Rising inside out. Well done!
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You're Moore Street!
Second only to Dublin's main thoroughfare in its importance to the Easter Rising. You deserve serious respect!
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You're St Stephen's Green
You're have some important Easter Rising credentials no doubt, but in hindsight probably a tactical error.
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You're Enniscorthy!
You tried to get involved in the Rising but it didn't really go to plan. Marks for effort though.
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You're The Aud!
You didn't make it to the rising and were captured by the British before it even started. Poor showing.
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