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

How closely were you paying attention?
Mar 20th 2015, 1:00 PM 17,159 13


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…

On Monday, Ryanair was reported to be doing what, before it was rubbished on Thursday?
Transatlantic flights
Charging for toilets
A Michael O'Leary calendar
Buying Aer Lingus
Irish radio paid tribute to Tony Fenton on Monday by playing which song?
Brown Eyed Girl
Say A Little Prayer
Teenage Kicks
Enda Kenny and a bunch of Irish people called round to the White House on Tuesday. What gift did the NOT give Barack Obama?
A bowl of shamrock
Irish beef
A bag of Tayto
Which world landmark didn't go green for St Patrick's Day?
The Empire State Building
The London Eye
Christ The Redeemer
The Pentagon
A Goldman Sachs economist said what was a threat to Ireland's economy?
Climate change
Water protesters
Sinn Féin
Daylight Savings Time
UK Chancellor George Osborne announced the budget this week. Which of these measures did he take?
Raised the minimum wage
Increase price of a pint
Joined the Euro
Raise income tax
It emerged that John Perry hired his wife as his assistant this week. At which department was a junior minister?
Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
Which member of One Direction quit the band's current tour due to stress?
Cloud cover spoiled the solar eclipse for many, but where was the site of total eclipse (which was also clouded over)?
Faroe Isles
A Renua Ireland candidate had a Twitter baptism of fire after saying what was a lifestyle choice?
Being on welfare
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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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 !
A decent display.
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What are ewe doing?!
Not great, was it?
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You scored out of !
Turtle-y awful
Have you been inside your shell all week?
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