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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…

What country did Facebook accidentally declare was at war?
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The Philipines

Oscar Pistorius's re-sentencing took place this week - but in what part of South Africa is the trial taking place?
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Cape Town
The Ireland v Sweden game was the most-watched TV programme so far this year - but how many people tuned in during the final minute?
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2.47 million
1 million

Half a million
1.35 million
Which English newspaper came out in favour of Brexit on its front page on Tuesday?
The Sun
The Daily Mail

The Daily Star
The Daily Mirror
Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and Robert Plant appeared in court this week to defend plagiarism accusations about which of their songs?
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Stairway to Heaven

No Quarter
Dazed and Confused
On Thursday, comedian David McSavage was fined for not paying TV licence arrears. How much was his fine?
Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

What magazine did Prince William appear on the cover of this week?
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Men's Health

Which Irish naval ship rescued over 100 people from the Mediterranean Sea?
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Lé Órla
Lé Niamh

Lé James Joyce
Lé Róisín
In the wake of the Orlando shooting, which American newspaper has been tweeting the names of mass shooting victims?
The New York Times
The Boston Globe

Orlando Sentinel
Los Angeles Times
Today marks 25 years of the internet in Ireland. But in which building was it first set-up?
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Áras an Uachtaráin
Dublin Airport

Trinity College Dublin
Dublin Castle
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
Turtle-ly Awful
Did you come out of your shell at all this week?
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What Are Ewe Doing?
Be still my bleating heart - that wasn't great was it?
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Just below C (sea) level.
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Clever Cat
Someone did their homework...
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Top Dog
Wow. Well done. That was paw-sitively brilliant.
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