Morning Ireland News Quiz

Q.1
Budget 2013 included a provision which will allow people to withdraw up to 30 percent of their AVC from their pensions to assist with debt. What is an AVC?

budget

Q.2
Delegates from some 50 nations attended a conference in Dublin marking the end of Ireland's chairmanship of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe. The OSCE welcomed its fifty-seventh member. Name the country.

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Q.3
Israel vowed to proceed with the construction of 3,000 new settler homes in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, in what some saw as revenge for the UN vote to upgrade the Palestinians to the status of a non-member observer state. Only one other holds that status. Which one?

settlement

Q.4
Which local newspaper celebrated its 120th birthday this week?

newspapers

Q.5
This week, we heard about an unusual Applied Leaving Cert project in Coláiste Íosagáin in Portarlington in which students reared and then auctioned off turkeys for charity. Despite giving the turkeys names, the students denied any sentimental attachment to them. Which of the following was NOT among the turkeys' names?

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Q.6
It was a big week for Celtic which qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League. One of their most famous fans is Rod Stewart but in which of his songs does he mention the Hoops?

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