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

How much did you take in?

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…

The Health Minister revealed how many abortions have been carried out under Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act in the last 12 months. How many were there?
26
32

16
10
The launch of a "radical but responsible" political alliance didn't go to plan on Monday. Why?
They couldn't decide a leader
Shane Ross fell over

There were more journalists than members
Some members weren't allowed talk to the media
All of Dublin's maternity hospitals are getting relocated. Which one is going to Blanchardstown?
Holles Street
The Coombe

Rotunda
None of them
Gardaí caught this driver holding a bed to the roof of their car on which motorway?
M1
M8

M50
M18
A swarm of bees shut a Dublin street this week. What attracted them?
A spilled can of Coke
An ice cream van

A dropped bag of sweets
A flower stall
This man was in the news a lot this week. What's his name?
Alexis Tsipras
Yanis Varoufakis

Giorgos Stathakis
Yannis Dragasakis
Brian Cowen was before the banking inquiry this week. He said his close friends aren't well known and are are what?
Boring
Ordinary

Mundane
Regular
An examiner was spotted apparently correcting a Leaving Cert paper on a train. What paper was it?
Higher Irish
Ordinary Maths

Ordinary English
Higher History
These three sold a business for €32 million that is described as Hailo for what?
Supermarkets
Doctors

Cleaners
Electricians
A tongue-in-cheek plan was discussed by British officials about moving everyone from Hong Kong to Northern Ireland in the 80s. How people is that?
4 million
4.5 million

5 million
5.5 million
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A decent display.
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Not great.
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