Have I got fake news for you
1. One of these news stories is fake – which one?
(a) A Canadian rapper was killed after falling off a plane’s wing while making a pop video.
(b) Britain is readying a flotilla of ships to bring in essential supplies in the event of a no-deal Brexit
(c) The actor David Schwimmer was caught on CCTV stealing a case of beer from a liquor store in Blackpool.
(d) A university in India has launched a law course based on the Harry Potter books
2. Which of these words appeared most often on irishtimes.com last week?
(a) Fireworks (b) Flu (c) Blasphemy (d) Structural 3. Who is this? 4. One of these figures is off the mark. Which one?
(a) Golfer Shane Lowry pocketed a ¤220,000 cheque for coming second in the Valderrama Masters in South of Spain
(b) More than 3,000 unsafe or toxic cosmetic products have been seized in the past two years
(c) Only ¤3 million has been given to replace the ward-of-court system
(d) 10,000 homes have been exempted from property tax since 2013, at a cost of ¤20m
5. Fill in this headline: TDs warned ------ will offend China
(a) MAGA hats (b) Contact with Taiwan (c) Ban on fireworks (d) Meeting Dalai Lama 6. Pakistanis are up in arms over the “massacre” of a classic 1960s song on a popular TV show. What’s the song called? (a) Ko Ko Korina (b) Ay No Corrida (c) Dil Dil Pakistan (d) In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida 7. According to a study, what sound is more likely to wake a child up than a smoke alarm? (a) Baby Shark (b) Mummy’s voice (c) Daddy’s snoring (d) Scooby-Doo shouting “It’s a ronster!” 8. A man who stole a dead woman’s money ordered the same pizza every day for two years. What toppings did he ask for? (a) Ham and mincemeat (b)Pineapple and olives (c) Pepperoni and anchovies (d) Prosciutto and smoked salmon 9. Bohemians have launched their new away kit – which famous face graces the jersey? (a) Bono (b) Bob Marley (c) Phil Lynott (d) Gerry Daly 10. What happened on Wednesday in the House of Commons for the first time in 100 years?
(a) The F-word was uttered by a prime minister (b) The Irish language was spoken (c) An MP came out as gay (d) A filibuster actually stopped legislation