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Quiz: How much do you know about mothers?

For the weekend that’s in it.

SUNDAY IS MOTHER’S Day.

The day when we take time to pay tribute to the maternal influences in our lives, whether it’s your mother, grandmother, the mother of your own children or whatever person best matches the description.

In honour of Mother’s Day, test how much you know about mothers.

In Greek mythology who was the mother of the gods?
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Aphrodite
Athena

Rhea
Hera
Which Irish poet wrote ‘In memory of my mother’?
Patrick Kavanagh
Seamus Heaney

WB Yeats
Derek Mahon
Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones was known as the Mother of ____________
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Dragons
Witches

Horses
Slaves
Who played Christy Brown’s mother in My Left Foot?
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Fionnuala Flanagan
Brenda Fricker

Ruth McCabe
Fiona Shaw
‘Mother Ireland’ is a poem by ________________
Eavan Boland
Patricia Burke Brogan

Moya Cannon
Máire Mhac an tSaoi
What’s the missing lyric in this song from The Beatles? “When I find myself in times of trouble mother _________ comes to me, speaking words of wisdom ‘let it be’.”
Jenny
Katie

Rachel
Mary
Who is the lyric referring to?
Jesus’ mother
Ringo Starr’s mother

Paul McCartney’s mother
One of The Beatles’ assistants
How much milk do mother Blue Whales produce per day?
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Seven pints
15 gallons

One firkin
189 litres
What scientist won two Nobel Prizes and was also the mother of a Nobel Prize winning chemist?
Dorothy Hodgkin
Jennifer Doudna

Barbara McClintock
Marie Curie
Finally, what's the mother of invention?
Mentality
Proximity

Frugality
Necessity
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
Rhea
Mother of the gods. You didn't put a foot wrong.
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You scored out of !
Mother of Dragons
You let yourself down a bit in the end.
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You scored out of !
Kate McCallister
You forgot Kevin. Twice.
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You scored out of !
Blue whale
You put in a massive shift.
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