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

How closely were you paying attention?


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…

A red setter died after Crufts. What was his name?

Sam Simon died on Monday. What TV show did he co-create?

The Simpsons
A heap of drugs were made legal on Tuesday because of a court ruling against amendments to which act?
Criminal Justice (Psychoactive Substances) Act
Misuse of Drugs Act

Offences Against The State Act
Finance Act
Jeremy Clarkson was suspended by the BBC this week. For (allegedly) doing what?
A racist joke
Offending truckers

Punching a producer
Making Argentinians angry
Ireland's favourite poem was announced this week. Who wrote it?
Seamus Heaney
Patrick Kavanagh

Eavan Boland
WB Yeats
This home which was the political headquarters for Bertie Ahern is now for sale. What is it called?
St Mark's
St John's

St Matthew's
St Luke's
DJ Tony Fenton sadly passed away on Thursday. Which of these was a feature on his Today FM show?
Wheels of Steel
Wall of Sound

Door in the floor
Roof of madness
Richard Bruton was given a gift in Saudi Arabia, but had to give it back. What was the gift?
A watch

Gift vouchers
A teddy bear
Lucinda Creighton's new party is called Renua. Who's her deputy leader?
Billy Walsh
Billy Kelleher

Eddie Hobbs
Billy Timmins
Leo Varadkar tried his hand at DJing last week. Which song did he NOT play?
Sweet Child O' Mine
London Calling

Personal Jesus
Bad Medicine
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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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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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