Entrance exam questions

Question 1 (40 marks)
Ten sentences to be translated from English to Irish.

Question 2 (20 marks)
The words between parentheses to be changed, if necessary. Various aspects on grammar will feature in this question.

Question 3 (20 marks)
The words between parentheses to be changed, if necessary. The focus in this question will be on nouns followed by adjectives or on nouns followed by nouns, in the nominative case singular and plural.

Question 4 (10 marks)
The following aspects of grammar will feature in this question:

simple prepositions;

cardinal numbers + nouns;

direct and indirect relative clauses;

personal numerals;

prepositional pronouns;

Question 5 (10 marks)
This question will be based on the rule ‘foirm an ainmnigh in áit an ghinidigh’ (the nominative form instead of the genitive form).


Advice regarding the amount of time to be spent on each question in the examination

Reading the paper: 10 minutes

Question 1: 50 minutes

Question 2: 20 minutes

Question 3: 20 minutes

Question 4: 10 minutes

Question 5: 10 minutes