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Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many years has it been since they've had a hot summer, according to Owen in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) Fifty.
(b) Twenty.
(c) Forty.
(d) A hundred.

2. What language does Maire say she knows better than English?
(a) French.
(b) Greek.
(c) Latin.
(d) Italian.

3. What is the term which refers to the action of changing the names from Irish to English?
(a) Anglicizing.
(b) Britishlation.
(c) Englishizing.
(d) Englaltion.

4. Yolland tells Manus that the soldiers got a crate of what from Dublin in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) Cherries.
(b) Oranges.
(c) Peaches.
(d) Apples.

5. Jimmy reads, "Ulysses went forth through the harbour and through the woodland to the place where Athene had shown him he could find the good" what?
(a) Warrior.
(b) Magician.
(c) Shepherd.
(d) Swineheard.

6. Where were two of the soldiers' horses were found at the bottom of the cliffs?
(a) Carraig an Phoill.
(b) Mullach.
(c) Machaire Buidhe.
(d) Cnoc na nGabhar.

7. Where is the hedge-school held?
(a) A barn.
(b) A church.
(c) A schoolhouse.
(d) A courthouse.

8. When does Maire say her passage money for America came?
(a) Last Friday.
(b) Thursday.
(c) Tuesday.
(d) Yesterday.

9. What language will the new national schools teach?
(a) English.
(b) Latin.
(c) Irish.
(d) English and Irish.

10. What does the word "verecund" mean?
(a) Humble.
(b) Boring.
(c) Outgoing.
(d) Intelligent.

11. Who has Hugh spoken to in the morning in Act 1?
(a) Owen.
(b) Captain Marshall.
(c) Captain Lancey.
(d) Lieutenant Yolland.

12. Where does Yolland say he would be if he'd not joined the army in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) England.
(b) Brazil.
(c) Bombay.
(d) America.

13. What poet does Yolland say he lived three miles from in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) Shakespeare.
(b) Wordsworth.
(c) Yeats.
(d) Shelley.

14. What is the salary Manus is offered at the new hedge school in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) 42 pounds a year.
(b) 25 pounds a year.
(c) 50 pounds a year.
(d) 30 pounds a year.

15. What is Jimmy's nickname?
(a) Homer.
(b) Old Man.
(c) Child Genius.
(d) Infant Prodigy.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Yolland say the private core of Ireland would always be to him, even if he lived there?

2. In what language does Hugh write poetry?

3. Who does Owen say are the best fishermen out there?

4. At what pub does Sarah tell Manus that Hugh is in Act 1?

5. What did Doalty do for Yolland in the morning of Act 2, Scene 1?

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