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

How closely were you paying attention?

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…

A group of squatters made headlines this week in which part of Dublin?
Stoneybatter
Grangegorman

Cabra
Phibsboro
Which island announced it plans to remove Queen Elizabeth as its head of state this week?
Antigua
Aguilla

Barbados
Montserrat
TV3 will start a new nightly news bulletin next Monday. At what time?
7.30pm
8pm

8.30pm
9pm
Every school in Ireland is to get what by next year?
An Irish flag
Broadband

Mandatory vaccinations
Free fruit and veg
Kathleen Hayes Rollins Snavely became the longest-living Irish person ever this week. What age did she turn?
109
117

113
110
Jeremy Clarkson was told his BBC contract wouldn't be renewed this week. When did he start on the Top Gear show?
1990
1984

1988
1995
Which Simpsons character was referenced in the Dáil this week?
Homer
Milhouse

Monorail salesman Lyle Lanley
Nelson Muntz
Prosecutors said that a Germanwings plane may have been deliberately brought down in which mountain range?
Apennines
Black Forest

Cantabrian
Alps
Who unexpectedly came out against a sale of Aer Lingus this week?
Donald Trump
Garth Brooks

Mark Zuckerburg
Conor McGregor
There was an explosion in Ballinspittle in Cork that injured two people. What is the town famous for?
It is the birthplace of Michael Collins
Disappearing sheep

It is perfectly flat
A moving statue
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Top Dog!
You've remembered all of this week. Fair play!
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You scored out of !
Clever Cat!
You did really well. Take a well earned break and bask in your cleverness.
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Fintastic!
A decent display.
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What are ewe doing?!
Not great, was it?
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You scored out of !
Turtle-y awful
Have you been inside your shell all week?
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