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

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We found out this week when Ireland's postcode system will be rolled out. When?

A Conservative candidate was suspended for calling Ed Miliband what?
"An idiot"
"A moron"

"The Jew"
"A socialist windbag"
A Mayo councillor caused controversy by calling which Donegal town a "shanty town"?

Riots swept across Baltimore after the death of a man in police custody. What was his name?
Michael Brown
Freddie Gray

Walter Scott
Eric Garner
Two FM104 presenters were slapped on the wrist for likening Irish speakers to which group?

The Taliban
Which of these men is NOT nominated for Best Actor in a film at the IFTAs?
Colin Farrell
Jack Reynor

Brendan Gleeson
Michael Fassbender
This former head of the ECB was in town on Thursday. What's his name?
Mario Draghi
Jean Claude Juncker

Jean Claude Trichet
Olli Rehn
The JNLR results came out this week. Who presents Ireland's most popular music show?
Anton Savage
Nicky Byrne

Ronan Collins
Louise Duffy
Which minister lost a selection convention to run in next year's general election?
Brendan Howlin
Frances Fitzgerald

Richard Bruton
James Reilly
An Irish stag party in Prague were labelled "an embarrassment to Ireland" for what?
Nuno Dantes
Attacking a police officer
Urinating on a statue

Wearing Hitler masks
Throwing a politician in a river
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Top Dog!
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Clever Cat!
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A decent display.
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What are ewe doing?!
Not great.
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Turtle-y awful
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