Northern Ireland quizzes


A collection of Northern Ireland quizzes for testing or revising your knowledge of Northern Ireland and the Troubles, 1968-98. Each quiz contains 20 multiple-choice questions. Results and answers are provided at the end of each quiz. A Javascript-enabled browser is required. These quizzes have been written by Alpha History authors.

Multiple choice quiz #1
Background: from the Protestant Ascendancy to the Home Rule movement.
Multiple choice quiz #2
Early 20th century Ireland: from the Easter Rising to the Irish Civil War.
Multiple choice quiz #3
Northern Ireland in the 1960s: Catholic discrimination, civil rights and violence in the Bogside.
Multiple choice quiz #4
Northern Ireland 1969-72: British intervention and paramilitary groups and violence.
Multiple choice quiz #5
The ‘Long War’: paramilitary action and growing dissatisfaction with the cycle of violence.
Multiple choice quiz #6
The road to peace: the peace process, the Good Friday Agreement and beyond.