Morning Ireland News Quiz

Q.1
The row rumbles on over Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan's 'disgusting' remark about whistleblowers. He later clarified the remark, saying he was referring, not to their characters, but to:

callinan

Q.2
In a disputed referendum, voters in Crimea chose to leave Ukraine and become part of Russia. In what year did the Soviet Union transfer Crimea from Russia to Ukraine?

crimea

Q.3
Our understanding of how the universe was created took a leap forward this week when, for the first time ever, evidence of gravitational waves -- ie ripples in the fabric of space-time -- was detected. Who originally posited the existence of gravitational waves?

galaxies

Q.4
The Road Safety Authority said this week that mobile phones provide the biggest distraction for drivers. But what is the second most distracting thing?

motorist

Q.5
Research published this week has found that Ireland's second most popular supermarket chain is:

supermarket

Q.6
Robin van Persie scored a hat trick for Manchester United as they booked a place in the Champions League quarter finals with a 3-2 aggregate win over Olympiakos. How many hat tricks has the Dutch striker scored for the club?

van persie