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Quiz: An absurdly difficult one

We’re not kidding.

FOR MANY OF us at this time of year, Christmas is a time where we put our knowledge and skill to the test with whatever board game someone’s just got.

Our quizzes usually have a topical feel, or look at a specific topic, but this one is just plain difficult.

Fancy your chances? Off you go…

How many times has Al Pacino been nominated for an Oscar?
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5
7

8
10
Who won the All-Ireland senior football final in 1941?
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Dublin
Kerry

Galway
Cork
What the most popular name for newborn girls in Ireland in 2016?
Ava
Grace

Amelia
Emily
What was the name of Harrison Ford's character in Air Force One?
Jack Ryan
Richard Kimble

James Marshall
Henry Trainer
What constituency did Fine Gael's first Taoiseach John A Costello represent?
Dublin South-East
Dublin South-Central

Carlow-Kilkenny
Laois-Offaly
What year did the last episode of Glenroe air on our screens?
1996
1999

2001
2003
Which New York hospital was Donald Trump born in?
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Barbados Hospital
Jamaica Hospital

San Juan Hospital
Grenada Hospital
Which of these countries doesn't share a name with its capital city?
Guatemala
Honduras

Panama
Mexico
How many people said yes to the question "can you speak irish?" in the 2016 Census?
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1.76 million
1.34 million

2.01 million
800,000
Pope John Paul II - what was his name before he became pope?
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Jim
Karol Wojcech

Karol Wislow
Karol Wojtyla
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Top dog
Pawsitively perfect
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Clever Cat
Almost purrfect
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Fintastic
Flippin' good
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You scored out of !
What are ewe doing!?
Baaaaaaaaddd
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You scored out of !
Turtley awful
Shell of a bad effort
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