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Quiz: Can you name these well-known schools and colleges?

How well do you know some of the most famous schools and colleges from movies, books, and the news.
Sep 7th 2020, 9:30 PM 47,868 11

SECOND-LEVEL STUDENTS across the country today received their Leaving Certificate results under the new Calculated Grades system and will on Friday receive their CAO offers for third-level institutes across the country. 

Some say your school days, and others say your college days, are some of the best and most memorable years of your life – grounded in stories you’ll one day tell the grandkids. 

But aside from those five or six years in secondary school, or those three to four years in college, there are other institutions that have become much talked about settings for stories on the screen, in the books, and in the headlines. 

So now’s your chance to test your knowledge on some of the most iconic and famous schools and colleges.

Hogwarts, arguably the most famous fictional school in the world, was set in what part of the UK?
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Highlands of Scotland
Valleys of Wales
Yorkshire Dales
Shetland Islands
It's 24 years this year since Matilda was first released but what was the name of the school she attended?
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Punchem Hall Elementary School
Crunchem Hall Elementary School
Slaughter Hall Elementary School
Chokey Hall Elementary School
Mean Girls remains an iconic movie with our own Leo Varadkar quoting from it as Taoiseach earlier this year. But what was the name of the high school the mean girls attended?
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East Shore High School
West Shore High School
North Shore High School
South Shore High School
Which of these schools featured in comedy sketch show Little Britain?
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Royal Grammar School
Hard Knocks Grammar School
The Little Grammar School
Kelsey Grammar School
At what high school was Grease set?
Ryder High
Richmond High
Rydell High
Rochdale High
Can you name the school that Erin and co attend in Derry Girls?
Our Lady's Immaculate Girls' School
St Mary's Catholic Girls' School
Holy Trinity Girls' School
The Mary Magdalene School for Girls
In what Dublin school were scenes from Sally Rooney's Normal People filmed?
Belvedere College, Dublin 1
Blackrock College, Blackrock
Hartstown Community School, Clonsilla
Tyrellstown Educate Together, Dublin 15
Scenes from I.T. starring Pierce Brosnan were shot on location at which Irish university?
Trinity College Dublin
Dublin City University
University College Dublin
University College Cork
Back in 2003, Jack Black landed on our screens in School of Rock where he played a substitute teacher at what school?
Horace White Prep School
Horace Green Prep School
Horace Black Prep School
Horace Blue Prep School
And finally, it had songs that would linger in your mind for days after watching and it was a major hit for Disney but in what school was High School Musical set?
East High
South High
Middle High
West High
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