Have I got fake news for you

The Irish Times - Weekend Review - - NEWS REVIEW -

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

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