Ireland votes to end blasphemy law
Q: Ireland voted overwhelmingly in a referendum last week to remove the crime of blasphemy from its constitution, in the latest move away from strongly its conservative Catholic background toward a more secular social agenda. Where is Ireland?
Circle the area on this map
Q: Irish voters also have rejected a constitutional ban on . . .
C. Same sex marriage
D. All of the above
Q: Irish voters also re-elected their president to another seven-year term. The president is primarily a figurehead, with the Taoiseach holding executive power. What is the Taoiseach?
A. Governor General
C. Prime minister
Q: What is the dominant language in Ireland?
Q: According to the 2016 census, 78.3 percent of Ireland’s people identified themselves as Roman Catholic. What was the next largest group?
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