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QUIZ: Which rugby player is Michael Noonan most like? Test your knowledge of the week...

In which the finance minister sported a black eye and James Reilly was threatened with being sued…
Feb 21st 2015, 7:15 PM 17,416 17

1. What country did Finian McGrath compare the Independent Alliance to?
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England
South Africa
Switzerland
Cuba
2. When will the same-sex marriage referendum be held?
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12 May
16 May
22 May
28 May
3. Who does Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe have "utter sympathy" for?
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People who have to commute a long distance to work
Water charge protesters
People who get clamped at hospitals
Phil Hogan
4. The Oireachtas Justice Committee was told that more young people are selling drugs because gardaí are busy doing what?
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Protecting ministers
Monitoring water protests
Dealing with burglaries
Looking after the President
5. By when does Irish Water hope to have reduced leaks to 20%?
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2030
2040
2050
The 12th of Never
6. Who is threatening to sue James Reilly?
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Smokers' rights group Forest Éireann
The INMO
Tobacco giant JTI Ireland
Leo Varadkar
7. What dig did Enda Kenny level at Gerry Adams?
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"Sinn Féin will never be in power in the Republic."
"Mary Lou would make a better leader than you."
"The trampoline must be having an effect on you."
"Your beard has nothing on Mick Wallace's."
8. How much have referendums cost us since 2001?
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€83.7 million
€118.6 million
€172.5 million
€234.9 million
9. Which rugby player did Michael Noonan compare himself to?
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Brian O'Driscoll
Ronan O'Gara
Johnny Sexton
Mathieu Bastareaud
10. Which TD died their hair pink to raise money for Shave or Dye?
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Joan Burton
Mick Wallace
Ruth Coppinger
Dara Calleary
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Taoiseach Enda Kenny
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Your knowledge is good enough to run the country. As a prize, you get to spend the weekend at home in Mayo for your party's Ard Fheis.
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Michael Noonan
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Black eye or no black eye you're running the country's finances, damn it.
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Leo Varadkar
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You have the potential to lead your party, but you're not ready just yet.
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James Reilly
Your knowledge needs to be brushed up. Careful, or you might get sued.
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John McNulty
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Your 15 minutes in the political spotlight will be, er, controversial.
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