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Northern Ireland Key Terms Quiz
Listen to the Screencast on Power Sharing in Northern Ireland and Complete this quiz.
1. Which of the following is the flag of Nortern Ireland
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2. What is the name of the building where the Northern Ireland Assembly sits? S________
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3. In which areas were there overt examples of discrimination against the Catholic/Nationalist community in Northern Ireland? (Select all appropriate answers)
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4. What name is given to the period between 1969 and the mid-1990s when violence erupted in Northern Ireland between the Nationalist and Unionist paramilitaries? The T_____________
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5. What was the name of the most prominent Civil Rights organization in Northern Ireland in the 1960s?
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5. Which phrase best describes the following statement? "A period when Westminster takes back control of governing Northern Ireland through the office of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland."
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6. Which phrase best describes the following statement? "The transfer of power from central government (Westminster) to local or regional governments in Belfast, Edinburgh, or Cardiff."
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7. How many Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) make up the Stormount Assembly? (answer in digits)
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8. How many Westminster Constituencies are their in Northern Ireland?
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9. Which of the following is NOT a "Unionist" Party in N.I.?
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10. Which of the following is NOT a "Nationalist" Party in N.I.?
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11. Which term best describes the following groups in Northern Ireland? Irish Republican Army, Ulster Volunteer Force, Irish National Liberation Army, Ulster Defence Association...
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12. What are the names of the current First Minister and Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland?
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13. Which phrase below best describes the trends being described in the following graph?
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14. What prize were David Trimble and John Hume awarded for their efforts in bringing about the Good Friday Agreement?
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15. What phrase is used to describe the following requirements of the Good Friday Agreement (1998) A. Cooperation within Northern Ireland (between the Unionist and Nationalist Communities); B. Cooperation between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland (All-Island Cooperation); C. Cooperation between Britain and Ireland (Inter-governmental Cooperation)? ANSWER: The T______________ S__________________ (text only)
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16. What term is used to describe the areas (such as Education, Transport, and Justice) that the Northern Ireland Assembly has responsibility for?
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18. What is the name of the system used to allocate ministerial positions in the Power-Sharing Executive
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19. If the First Minister comes from the main Unionist party then....
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20. To which of the following responsibilities do the ministers in the Power-Sharing Executive NOT have to adhere? (Select all appropriate answers)
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21. What was the result of the Brexit referendum in Northern Ireland?
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22. What was the name of the young woman who contested the Home Office's attempt to deny her right to Irish citizenship (to allow her American Husband to live with her in Northern Ireland?
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23. Before Brexit, what was the makeup of the three Northern Irish MEPs?
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24. Which of the following might you consider to be a strength of the Power-Sharing process?
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25. By what nickname is the "Renewal Heat Incentive" Scandal better known?
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