Northern Ireland general knowledge quiz

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Last updated: April 16, 2015
First submittedJuly 3, 2014
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Who was the 1st Prime minister of Northern Ireland?
Sir James Craig
Name of Government building in Belfast
Stormont
Capital City of Northern Ireland
Belfast
Year Direct Rule was imposed
1972
Expand PSNI
Police Service of Northern Ireland
Former name of PSNI
RUC
Expand UDA
Ulster Defence Association
Expand UFF
Ulster Freedom Fighters
Expand UVF
Ulster Volunteer Force
Expand IRA
Irish Republican Army
Year UVF was formed (during troubles not 1912)
1965
Year UDA was formed
1971
Year Provisional IRA and Official IRA split
1969
Nickname of The Provisional IRA
Provos
Year Real IRA was formed
1997
Former of DUP
Rev. Ian Paisley
Leader of Sinn Féin
Gerry Adams
Year of Good Friday Agreement was signed
1998
Northern Ireland's greatest football player who died in 2005
George Best
Northern Ireland's top scorer for Northern Ireland national foorball team
David Healy
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Northern Ireland footballer with most caps
Pat Jennings
Last time Northern Ireland qualified for World Cup
1986
Northern Ireland national football stadium
Windsor Park
Year Union Flag was removed from City Hall
2012
Number of counties in Northern Ireland
6
What is the 12th July celebrations for?
The battle of the boyne
Name of prison Hunger strike took place
HM Prison Maze
Where did Bloody Sunday happen?
The Bogside
What is the largest island of Northern Ireland?
Rathlin Island
Year when M1 motorway was open
1962
Name of Two Giant Yellow cranes in East Belfast?
Samson and Goliath
Giant boat build in Northern Ireland set sail in 1912 and sank
The Titanic
Northern Ireland's young boxing star from Tigers Bay
Carl Frampton
Northern Ireland's former number 1 golfer won PGA Tour and European Tour in 2012
Rory McIlroy
The current first minister of Northern Ireland
Peter Robinson
Longest river in Northern Ireland
River Bann
Highest point in Northern Ireland
Slieve Donard
One of biggest tourist attractions in Northern Ireland
Giants Causeway
2nd largest city in Northern Ireland
Derry/Londonderry
The largest freshwater lake both on the island of Ireland and in the British Isles
Lough Neagh
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Level 61
Jul 4, 2014
Nice quiz! I tried many ways of typing Samson and Goliath for the cranes...should they not be accepted as well?

I lived in Norn Iron for a year, so did pretty well with 13/40 :)

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Level 19
Oct 31, 2014
Could "Bann" and "Battle of the Boyne" be accepted.
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Level 56
May 31, 2020
Let's face it. This is a quiz obsessed with the Troubles and squalid sectarian paramilitaries.