Morning Ireland News Quiz

Q.1
Americans went to the polls on Tuesday and re-elected Barack Obama to another term as President. A hamlet in New Hampshire was the first place to count its votes and, for the first time ever, produced a dead heat, with five votes for each candidate. What is the name of the hamlet?

obama

Q.2
The Government has chosen St James's Hospital as the site for the new National Children's Hospital. If a child was born in the year that the Mater site, now scrapped, was first selected, how old would he be when the new hospital is due to be completed?

childrenshospital

Q.3
Which one of these statements about the Taoiseach is false?

kennymerkel

Q.4
Celtic beat Barcelona this week 2-1 in what sounded like a close game. But Barcelona had 89% possession, 23 shots and a total of 955 completed passes. How many passes did Celtic complete?

celticvbarcelona

Q.5
The Melbourne Cup, known as the race that stops a nation, was won this week by which horse?

melbournecup