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Quiz: How well do you know Leaving Cert history?

Do you know your Vladimir Lenins from your Vladimir Smicers?

Image: Leah Farrell

HAVE YOU NOTICED the good weather we’ve been having? Well that’s because the leaving Cert is upon us once again.

It all kicks off with English Paper 1 on Wednesday and finally comes to a close with Religious Education and Applied Mathematics on Friday 22 June.

History is on Wednesday 13 June but how would you fare if you were sitting the exam this year?

Why are these people marching?
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To protest unemployment
To warn against the spread of communism

To encourage the US to enter WWI
They're against the desegregation of schools
This is Dr Daniel Mannix. Why was he famous?
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He was the President of Vatican II
He was the Master of the Order of Preachers

He was one of the founders of modern literature in Irish
He was the Archbishop of Melbourne
Sukarno led the struggle for Indonesia's independence from which country?
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The Netherlands
Great Britain

Portugal
France
What was the name of the socialist system of village cooperatives set up by Julius Nyerere in Tanzania in the 1960s?
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Ghali sana
Ujamaa

Habari Gani
Ninaitwa
This writer was best known for his book 'Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry'. What is his name?
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John Slattery
William Carleton

Charles Johnstone
Dudley Costello
The immigration depot on Grosse Isle housed Irish immigrants coming to what country?
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Australia
United States

Canada
South Africa
This is Georges-Eugène Haussmann. What did he do?
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Create a famous diplomatic dispute resolution system
Renovate Paris

Found the Rationalism philosophical movement
Advise Napoleon
Richard 'Boss' Croker was the leader of New York's Tammany Hall but where was he from?
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Dublin
Cork

Limerick
Monaghan
Name this Soviet leader?
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Nikita Khrushchev
Leonid Brezhnev

Mikhail Gorbachev
Konstantin Chernenko
What year was the Sunningdale agreement signed?
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1969
1973

1985
1998
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B
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You know your stuff!
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You mightn't get your first choice on the CAO.
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