Grand Canal

History Quiz


 


Name _____________Class______________

 

Date _2001__________________

 

1. Where does the Grand Canal begin ?

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2. Where does the Grand Canal end ?

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3. When did work begin on the Grand Canal ?

1656
1756
1856

4. When did work end on the Grand Canal ?

1504
1704
1804
1904

5. How long is the main line of the canal ?

31 km
131 km
331 km

6. Name the drink manufactured in St. James's Gate.

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7. Name 3 ways Arthur Guinness used the Grand Canal.

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8. Give 2 reasons why canal transport was better than road transport long ago.

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9. What was made in the mills in Clondalkin ?

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10. What letter did the Grand Canal Company paint on their barges ?

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11. What cargo did G boats carry ?

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12. What did the E boats do ?

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These resource pages have been prepared by the teachers and pupils of St. Ronan's National School for use with the Grand Canal project. You are very welcome to print and use them with your class.

 

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