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How much do you know about this week’s news? Take our quiz

How closely were you paying attention?

BEEN PAYING ATTENTION this week?

Let’s see about that. Take our weekly news quiz and see how well the stories of the week registered in your brain.

There are no prizes, so cheating is kind of pointless. You can, however measure where you are on the animal scale of intelligence.

Deep breath, here goes…

Cold enough? Where were the President and Sabina Higgins visiting this week?
Russia
China

USA
Africa
The Taoiseach told them to enjoy themselves, but where were these water charge protesters here from?
Boston
New York

Chicago
Detroit
TDs backed a confidence motion in Enda Kenny this week. How many TDs voted for the Taoiseach?
84
85

86
87
The country was shocked by abuses at the Aras Attracta care home this week. Where is it?
Galway
Sligo

Mayo
Roscommon
Malala Yousafzai collected her Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday. She said she must be the first recipient who still does what?
Listens to Taylor Swift
Fights with her brothers

Worries about exams
Has a bedtime
A government minister criticised water protests, saying the country has bigger problems. Which minister?
Brendan Howlin
James Reilly

Leo Varadkar
Joan Burton
South Dublin County Council this week voted to recognise what?
Travellers' ethnicity
The State of Palestine

Gay marriages
The metric system
Former US Vice-President Dick Cheney said that what was "full of crap"?
A report into CIA torture
Ferguson protests

Obamacare
An immigration reform plan
Irish Water says they broke no rules in awarding the metering contract. Who did they give it to?
Abtran
GMC Sierra

BAM Construction
CBRE
Russell Brand was on Question Time this week. Who did he call a "pound shop Enoch Powell"?
David Cameron
Nick Clegg

Nigel Farage
Ed Milliband
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Top Dog!
You've remembered all of this week. Fair play!
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You scored out of !
Clever Cat!
You did really well. Take a well earned break and bask in your cleverness.
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You scored out of !
Fintastic!
A decent display.
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You scored out of !
What are ewe doing?!
Not great, was it?
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You scored out of !
Turtle-y awful
Have you been living inside your shell all week?
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