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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…

Veteran criminal Martin Foley was arrested this week. What's his nickname?
The General
The Monk

The Viper
The Don
Rebekah Brooks was this week touted to take over which Irish website?
Independent.ie
Storyful

TheJournal.ie
Entertainment.ie
Sinn Féin TDs were asked to stop throwing what around?
The Irish flag
Their wages

Criticism of the government
Confetti
This portrait of Bill Clinton contains a subtle reference to what?
Monica Lewinksy
Kosovo

The Whitewater scandal
Draft dodging
What age is the average Irish user of the world's biggest porn site?
31.1
28.2

35.5
37.6
The unemployment rate is down again. What was it at the end of February?
9.9%
10.1%

11.3%
10.5%
Figures this week revealed which state body (with more than 200 staff) has the worst absenteeism rate in the country?
Property Registration Authority
The Irish Prison Service

Department of Social Protection
Central Statistics Office
A printers in which town sparked anger when it refused to print invitations to a civil ceremony for two gay men?
Fermoy
Tuam

Cahir
Drogheda
How are two Australian drug smugglers set to be executed in Indonesia?
Hanging
Lethal injection

Firing squad
Crucifixion
Islamic State have begun destroying the city of Nimrud. When was the city founded?
10th century AD
4th century BC

13th century BC
3rd century AD
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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Clever Cat!
You did really well. Take a well earned break and bask in your cleverness.
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Fintastic!
A decent display.
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What are ewe doing?!
Not great, was it?
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Turtle-y awful
Have you been inside your shell all week?
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