Morning Ireland News Quiz

Q.1
There was white smoke at the Vatican on Wednesday and a new Pontiff was elected. Pope Francis was 32 when he was ordained as a priest. What did he study first at college?

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Q.2
Rome wasn't the only place where voting was taking place; there were major ballots in other parts of the world, some of which had entirely predictable outcomes. In two of the below polls, only three people voted against. Which is the odd one out?

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Q.3
Independent TD Luke 'Ming' Flanagan found himself in hot water this week after it emerged that he had had penalty points quashed. For what offence did he incur the penalty points?

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Q.4
Trinity students managed to beg, borrow and blag their way around the globe – all in the name of a charity challenge. The 'TCD Jailbreak' encouraged students to get as far away as possible from the college campus, without paying a cent – and all within 36 hours. How far did the winners get?

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Q.5
St Thomas's hurling club from County Galway, which plays in the All-Ireland club final on Sunday, has how many brothers in the squad for the game?

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