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Quiz: How much do you know about Roddy Doyle?

How much do you know about his life and works?

IT’S THE 60TH birthday of one of Ireland’s most famous authors – Roddy Doyle.

But how much do you know about his life and works?

Where in Dublin is Roddy From?

For which book did he receive the Man Booker Prize?
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
The Snapper

The Van
A Star Called Henry
In which fictional town did The Snapper, The Commitments and The Van happen?

True or False: Roddy Doyle has won a Bafta.
Roddy Doyle wrote a book with Roy Keane. What's it called?
Full Time
Extra Time

The Final Whistle
The Second Half
What's the slogan for Bimbo's Burgers?
Truckin' good!
A chip off the old block

Today's chips today
The best catch!
In Oh, Play That Thing who does Henry Smart become a manager for in Chicago?
Al Jolson
Louis Armstrong

Miles Davis
John Coltrane
Prompted by his reading of Roddy Doyle books, what two words does Dougal call Ted?
A big gobshite and a big bollox
A bollox and an arsehole

An arsehole and a gobshite
A dickhead and a bollox
Doyle co-authored a book with David Almond, Eoin Colfer, Roddy Doyle, Deborah Ellis, Nick Hornby, Margo Lanagan, Gregory Maguire, Ruth Ozeki, Linda Sue Park, and Tim Wynne-Jones. What was it called?

Doyle's works have become a popular meme crossover with which franchise?
Star Wars
The Avengers

Star Trek
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Top Dog
Pawsitively perfect.
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Clever Cat!
Almost purrrfect
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Flippin' good.
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What are ewe doing!?
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Turtley Awful!
Shell of a bad effort.
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