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Quiz: How well do you know your world-famous 'rocks'?

Everything from landmarks to Irish music royalty, how well do you know your rocks?

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EARLIER THIS WEEK a large rock with an inscription was discovered in France but no one has so far been able to decipher what exactly it means.

The mayor of the Plougastel-Daoulas town, near where it was found, said some believed the inscription was Basque while others said it was Breton.

There is now a €2,000 reward for anyone who can trace its origins and find out what it means.

So while a team work on that, let’s see how much you know about other famous rocks around the world.

Which of of these images shows famous Irish landmark, the Rock of Cashel?
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Which of these stones is known as the Rosetta stone, first discovered in Egypt in 1799 and dating back as far as 196BC?
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Located on the south coast of Spain, the Rock of Gibraltar is surrounded by Mediterranean sea and home to a colony of Barbary Macaques, but can you spot it below?
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And an easier one... which of the below is actor and former wrestler Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson?
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The Punchestown Long Stone is the tallest standing stone in Ireland, have you seen it before?
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Tourists travel from far and wide to kiss the famous Blarney Stone but in which county is it located?
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Cork
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Kerry
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One of the crown jewels 'the Koh-I-Noor' is thought to be the most expensive diamond in the world - so expensive there is no pricetag behind its worth - which one of these is the famous rock?
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Wave Rock is a popular tourist attraction in what country?
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The Giant's Causeway is one of Ireland's best known rock formations - what is the rock that formed the UNESCO World Heritage site?
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Limestone
Basalt

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And last but not least... which one of these is much-loved Irish singer Dickie Rock?
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