#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 10°C Monday 25 October 2021

QUIZ: Who's thankful for selfies? Test your knowledge of the week…

… in which the UK election and comments by Michael Noonan had everyone talking…

1. What did Michael Noonan say about some unemployed people?
PA Images
They don't want jobs
They're allergic to work

They should apply for a JobBridge internship
They're really great
2. Who proposed a bill calling for a referendum to repeal the 8th amendment?
Photocall Ireland
Clare Daly
Mick Wallace

Paul Murphy
Ruth Coppinger
3. What did UKIP candidate Robert Blay threaten to do to a rival?
Stab them
Set them on fire

Shoot them
Feed them to lions
4. Who said they'd be embarrassed if they were Alan Kelly?
Photocall Ireland
Joan Burton
Mick Wallace

Peter McVerry
Christy Burke
5. Why did a council meeting in Texas descend into laughter?
Georgetown City Council
The mayor fell of his seat
A dog ran in and peed on the mayor

The mayor went to the toilet and left his mic on
6. What did Brendan Howlin call ultra-left politicians?
Professional agitators

Professional troublemakers
All of the above
7. Ed Miliband thanked people for selfies in his resignation speech. When was he elected Labour leader?
PA Images
August 2010
September 2010

October 2010
8. Which journalist is Renua Ireland's new director of communications?
Photocall Ireland
John Drennan
Stephen Collins

Marie O'Halloran
Hugh O'Connell
9. How did Bank of Ireland CEO Richie Boucher describe bankers' pre-crash salaries?
Oireachtas TV
Relatively generous

Extremely generous
Not high enough
10. Which Sinn Féin member's house had paint bombs thrown at it?
Gerry Adams
Mary Lou McDonald

Martin McGuinness
Pearse Doherty
Answer all the questions to see your result!
PA Images
You scored out of !
You're David Cameron
Congratulations, you've just been elected for a second term as Prime Minister.
Share your result:
PA Images
You scored out of !
You're Nicola Sturgeon
Under your guidance the SNP has won 56 of Scotland's 59 seats.
Share your result:
PA Images
You scored out of !
You're Ed Miliband
You kept your seat, but had to resign as Labour leader after a terrible election.
Share your result:
PA Images
You scored out of !
You're Nick Clegg
You're suffering the fate of many junior coalition party leaders before you. Turn off the light as you leave.
Share your result:

About the author:

Órla Ryan

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel