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NI Quiz Questions

  1. How many counties make up Northern Ireland?
  2. Which rugby stadium, home of Ulster rugby, was formerly known as Ravenhill?
  3. What is the name of the Parliament Buildings that is the seat of the Northern Ireland Assembly?




  4. The last surviving ship of the Battle of Jutland still afloat can be visited in Belfast; what is her name?
  5. Carl Frampton is a former world champion in which sport?
  6. Part of the Mourne Mountains, name the highest peak in Northern Ireland?
  7. Which town is the largest in county Fermanagh and also home to the Clinton Centre?
  8. Belfast has four cultural districts; which district is home to Northern Ireland's leading university?
  9. Which well known traditional dish in Northern Ireland is similar to an English breakfast?
  10. Which poet received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature?

Answers:

  1. Six (Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry, and Tyrone)
  2. Kingspan Stadium
  3. Stormont
  4. HMS Caroline
  5. Boxing
  6. Slieve Donard
  7. Enniskillen
  8. Queen's
  9. Ulster Fry
  10. Seamus Heaney

Did you know that Ulster refers to the six counties of Northern Ireland plus three northern counties in the Republic of Ireland?


NI Quiz Questions

  1. Name the only remaining completely intact walled city in Ireland (it's one of the best examples of a walled city in Europe)?
  2. Three Northern Irish sports people have won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award - can you name all three?
  3. In the 19th century Manchester was called Cottonopolis, however, what similar nickname was given to Belfast?




  4. Which famous area of interlocking basalt columns was the result of an ancient volcanic eruption?
  5. The former prison HMP Belfast is situated on which north Belfast road?
  6. Which lake is the largest by area in the British Isles?
  7. Which Belfast shipbuilding company is famous for having built the RMS Titanic?
  8. Name the longest river in Northern Ireland?
  9. Formerly a borough, which city was granted city status in the 2002 Queen's Golden jubilee celebrations (it is the country's third largest)?
  10. The city of Belfast is situated in two counties, name both?
  11. Northern Ireland £20 bank notes feature Harry Ferguson next to which type of vehicle?
  12. Which ballad is usually set to the Irish tune of the 'Londonderry Air'?

Answers:

  1. Derry or Londonderry
  2. Mary Peters (1972), Barry McGuigan (1985), and Tony McCoy (2010)
  3. Linenopolis
  4. Giant's Causeway
  5. Crumlin Road
  6. Lough Neagh
  7. Harland & Wolff
  8. River Bann
  9. Lisburn




  10. County Antrim and County Down
  11. Tractor (Ferguson is a famous name in tractor innovation)
  12. Danny Boy
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