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Dublin Trivia Quiz

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1

Dublin comes from the Irish name 'Dubh Linn' which means what in English?

  • River Town
  • Black Pool
  • Old City

2

The film 'My Left Foot' was based on the autobiography of what famous Dublin novelist and poet?

  • Christy Moore
  • Christy Brown
  • Christy O'Connell

3

Which of Handel's famous works was first performed in Dublin in 1742?

  • Messiah
  • Water Music
  • Music For The Royal Fireworks

4

What famous Dublin company has their address at St. James' Gate?

  • Jamesons
  • Guinness
  • The Irish Times

5

Which of these Dublin-born Nobel laureates wrote Waiting For Godot?

  • William Butler Yeats
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • Samuel Beckett

6

Trinity College Dublin was founded by Queen Elizabeth I in what year?

  • 1572
  • 1582
  • 1592

7

Europe's largest urban public park is located in Dublin - what is it called?

  • Merrion Park
  • Pheonix Park
  • Wilde Park

8

Dublin is in which province of Ireland?

  • Leinster
  • Munster
  • Ulster

9

Which Dublin Stadium will be the host of the 2011 Europa League Final?

  • Croke Park
  • The National Stadium
  • Lansdowne Road

10

What is the name of Dublin's new tram service?

  • DART
  • LUAS
  • LRTS

11

What famous Dublin thouroughfare used to be known as Sackville street until 1924?

  • Grafton Street
  • Henry Street
  • O'Connell Street

12

What monument was blown up, allegedly by the IRA, in O'Connell Street in 1966?

  • Wellington Monument
  • Nelson's Pillar
  • Daniel O'Connell Momument

13

Where does the world famous Dublin Horse Show take place?

  • The Royal Dublin Society
  • Leopardstown
  • Shelbourne Park

14

Which Dublin-born writer wrote Dracula?

  • J.M. Synge
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Bram Stoker

15

There are two O'Connell Bridges in Dublin - one is over the river Liffey and the other is where?

  • Pheonix Park
  • St. Stephens Green
  • Trinity College

16

The Spire Of Dublin is the world's tallest sculpture - what is its official title?

  • The Monument Of Light
  • The Millenium Spire
  • The Needle

17

Dublin became the capital of the Irish Free State in what year?

  • 1922
  • 1919
  • 1916

18

The Royal Canal joins Dublin's River Liffey to which other Irish river?

  • The Dodder
  • The Lagan
  • The Shannon

19

Who proclaimed the surrender of the Irish rebel to General Lowe after the Easter Rising of 1916?

  • Padraig Pearse
  • Eamon de Valera
  • Michael Collins

20

In what year did Dublin celebrate its Millennium?

  • 1978
  • 1988
  • 1998

 

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