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  1. 50:50 Who Wants to be a Millionaire? 10 £1 million 9 £500000 8 £250000 7 £100000 6 £25000 5 £5000 4 £1000 3 £500 2 £300 1 £100

  2. 1. In April 1914, the UVF (Ulster Volunteer Force) smuggled in guns and ammunition from Germany. Where and when were the guns smuggled in to? 10 £1 million 9 £500000 8 £250000 7 £100000 50:50 6 £25000 5 £5000 4 £1000 B: Larne, during the night A: Howth, during the night 3 £500 2 £300 1 £100 C: Howth, in the middle of the day D: Larne, in the middle of the day

  3. Wrong! Sorry – you have won nothing. Better luck next time. Start again

  4. 2. When the Great War broke out, Sir Edward Carson saw it as an opportunity to do what? 10 £1 million 9 £500000 8 £250000 7 £100000 50:50 6 £25000 5 £5000 B: Expand the Irish empire by conquering countries left defenceless from war 4 £1000 A: Attack Britain to gain independence for Ireland 3 £500 2 £300 D: Gain popularity with the Irish people for his policy of not fighting in the war 1 £100 C: Show the Unionists' support for Britain by fighting for them

  5. 3. Which of the following was NOT in the original Military Council of the I.R.B? 10 £1 million 9 £500000 8 £250000 7 £100000 50:50 6 £25000 5 £5000 4 £1000 A: Joseph Plunkett B: Thomas Clarke 3 £500 2 £300 1 £100 C: Thomas MacDonagh D: Sean MacDermott

  6. 4. When the insurgents began the uprising, they established their headquarters at the General Post Office (GPO). What was the name of the street that the GPO was on, at the time of the uprising? 10 £1 million 9 £500000 8 £250000 7 £100000 50:50 6 £25000 5 £5000 4 £1000 A: MacDonald Street B: O'Connell Street 3 £500 2 £300 1 £100 C: Elizabeth Street D: Sackville Street

  7. 5. Where did Eamon de Valera and his insurgents fight from when they fought the British Army on April 26th, 1916? 10 £1 million 9 £500000 8 £250000 7 £100000 50:50 6 £25000 5 £5000 A: The General Post Office (GPO) 4 £1000 B: Bolands Mill 3 £500 2 £300 1 £100 C: Liberty Hall D: Dublin Castle

  8. 6. Which of these ordered all insurgents to lay down their arms on Saturday, the 29th of April 1916, leading to the surrender of the insurgents? 10 £1 million 9 £500000 8 £250000 7 £100000 50:50 6 £25000 5 £5000 4 £1000 A: James Connolly B: Eoin MacNeill 3 £500 2 £300 1 £100 C: Eamon de Valera D: Patrick Pearse

  9. 7. Which one of the following is NOT a reason that lead to the uprising failing? 10 £1 million 9 £500000 8 £250000 7 £100000 50:50 6 £25000 5 £5000 B: he weaponry of the rebels was no match for the superior artillery of the British Army 4 £1000 A: There was confusion over orders issued by MacNeill and Pearse 3 £500 2 £300 1 £100 D: The majortiy of the people who signed the Proclamation of the Irish Republic were killed within a day of the outbreak of fighting C: he insurgents chose a bad headquarters, and failed to capture key buildings

  10. 8. How many of the seven people who signed the Proclamation of The Irish Republic were executed? 10 £1 million 9 £500000 8 £250000 7 £100000 50:50 6 £25000 5 £5000 4 £1000 A: Five B: All seven 3 £500 2 £300 1 £100 C: Six - de Valera was let off, partly due to his American birthplace D: None - all received life sentences

  11. 9. James Connolly's execution was arguably the execution that most outraged the Irish. What did the British do that outraged the Irish? 10 £1 million 9 £500000 8 £250000 7 £100000 50:50 6 £25000 5 £5000 A: Carried him to the firing squad wounded on a stretcher, then propped him up in a chair so they could shoot him B: Hanged him in prison because they deemed him unworthy of a soldier's death 4 £1000 3 £500 2 £300 1 £100 D: Took photos of his body after his execution to deter any other insurgents C: Riddled his body with bullets after he had been shot dead

  12. 10. At a later date, what caused the Irish public to change their view towards those who fought during the uprising against the British? 10 £1 million 9 £500000 8 £250000 7 £100000 50:50 6 £25000 5 £5000 4 A: A sincere speech by Patrick Pearse B: The British treatment of the insurgents £1000 3 £500 2 £300 C: The destruction of important Irish buildings by the British Army in 1919 1 £100 D: The discovery of secret documents revealing British plans to deny Ireland any form of Home Rule

  13. Congratulations Millionaire!