Have I got fake news for you
1. One of these news stories is fake – which one?
a) Star Wars fans are lobbying to have May 4th made a national holiday b) Two council waste management employees were caught dumping a sofa on a footpath c) A doctor’s note describing Donald Trump’s health as “astonishingly excellent” was dictated, it turns out, by Mr Trump himself d) Facebook is introducing a new feature that will allow you to virtually enter your old snapshots in 3D
2. Which of these terms appeared most often on irishtimes.com last week?
a) CervicalCheck b) HSE c) Repeal d) Customs
4. Who said this?
“I will tell you what I think playing with fire is: blundering into the politics of Northern Ireland with a policy which is sometimes clueless and sometimes delinquent with a can of petrol in one hand and a box of matches in the other. That is playing with fire. That is what we are in danger of doing” a) Labour’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer b) Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson c) Former Conservative attorney general Dominic Grieve d) Former Conservative minister and EU commissioner Chris Patten
5. One of these figures is off the mark. Which one?
a) Parents of pupils at Nord Anglia International School, which is opening in Dublin, can expect to pay up to ¤24,000 a year in school fees b) 76 per cent of soft drinks sold in Ireland will not be liable for the new sugar tax c) 50,000 young people are not registered to vote d) 71 per cent of final-year nursing students are thinking about leaving the State
6. Fill in this headline: Big fall in consumer taste for ----
a) Avocado toast b) Venison c) Pork d) E-cigarettes 7. Ireland is the fourth most expensive place in the EU, according to a CSO price study. Which country is Europe’s priciest? a) Luxembourg b) Denmark c) Finland d) Sweden 8. A website that facilitates global cyberattacks has been shut down. What is it called? a) Ddossier b) DataRam c) WebStresser d) OranjCrush 9 Danny Healy-Rae has threatened to sue Shane Ross for calling him a what? a) Kerry Mad Max b) Road traffic terrorist c) Drink-driver’s best friend d) Fiesta fascist a) Avengers Infinity War Part 2 b) Guardians of the Galaxy 3 c) Captain Marvel d) Ant-Man and the Wasp
3. Who is this?
10. With Avengers Infinity War conquering the box office, the next movie in the Marvel cinematic universe is due out in July. What’s it called?