Morning Ireland News Quiz

Q.1
Former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter decided to accept the €70,000 severance payment to which he was entitled, but to donate it to the Jack and Jill Foundation. Who was the last minister before him to accept a severance payment?

shatterirwin

Q.2
When Alan Shatter resigned as Minister for Justice, he also gave up the Defence portfolio. Who did he succeed as Minister for Defence?

defence

Q.3
In a court hearing over his bankruptcy in the US, former Anglo Irish chief executive David Drumm admitted to lying on a mortgage application, and failing to disclose asset transfers to his wife in 2008 and 2009. In which US state are the bankruptcy hearings taking place?

drumm

Q.4
Almost a quarter of a million concert-goers, mostly young girls, are expected to attend the One Direction concerts in Croke Park this weekend. Which of the following is not a member of One Direction?

direction

Q.5
Golfer Rory McIlroy announced the end of his engagement to tennis player Caroline Wozniacki this week, just days after the wedding invitations had gone out, and only months after they'd announced their engagement, which was on:

roryandcaroline

Q.6
At the opening of the Rosie Hackett bridge, the first in Dublin to be named after a woman, who out of the following did not speak?

rosiehackett

Q.7
Antarctica is losing 160 billion tonnes of ice to the ocean every year. On Morning Ireland on Tuesday, our Agriculture and Environment Correspondent George Lee said that is the equivalent of how many cubes of ice the size of Liberty Hall?

antarctica