Have I got fake news for you
1. One of these news stories is fake. Which one?
a) Snooker champion Mark Williams gave his winner’s press conference naked b) More parents are sending their kids to boarding school to get them off mobile phones c) A teenager stowed away in a Rolling Stones tour truck to sneak into the band’s Croke Park concert d) Tourists in Australia are being attacked by junk food-crazed kangaroos
2) Which of these terms appeared most often on irishtimes.com last week?
a) Iran b) Eurovision c) Leinster d) Posters
3) Who is this? 4. One of these figures is off the mark. Which one?
a) Dublin Bus has made almost ¤6 million in unclaimed change in six years b) A Russian firm’s US affiliate paid Donald Trump’s attorney $500,000, according to Stormy Daniels’s lawyer c) Dublin City Council served 89 fire safety notices in 2017 d) Google is to spend ¤150 million expanding Dublin data centre
5. Fill in this headline: Garda refuses to disclose number of –––––– lost by staff
a) Parking tickets b) Mobile phones c) Notebooks d) Arrest warrants
6. An Irish scientist is part of a team that has found a cloud-free exoplanet. What has it been named?
a) LARK-63x b) BLINK-I82j c) WASP-96b d) BLUE-62f
7. Diving clubs have stopped diving in Dublin Bay because of what?
a) Silt b) Sewage c) Large cruise ships d) Killer lobsters
8. Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are set to make another sequel to the cult 1989 favourite Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure. What was the second film in the franchise called?
a) Bill & Ted’s Bodacious Weekend b) Bill & Ted’s Totally Triumphant Comeback c) Bill & Ted Face the Music d) Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey
9. The quiz show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? returned for a special series this week. Who stepped into the shoes of the show’s presenter Chris Tarrant?
a) Jack Dee b) Jeremy Paxman c) Jeremy Clarkson d) Sandi Toksvig
10.Two celebs who fell out ended their feud this week. Who are they?
a) Katy Perry and Taylor Swift b) Kanye West and Jay Z c) Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato d) Kim Cattrall and Sarah Jessica Parker