HQ: Round 1 answers

March 14, 2009 in Habitat for Humanity, Quizzes

Yesterday's news

Here are the answers to the questions to the Yesterday’s news round from the end of my post earlier today.

  1. Name the American financier who pleaded guilty to charges of fraud in Manhattan this week? A> Bernie Madoff
  2. Which former Galway senior footballer was buried in Tuam on Thursday? A> Frank Stockwell
  3. Name the Green Party TD who stepped down as his party’s education spokesman earlier this week? A> Paul Gogarty
  4. Iraqi journalist Muntazer al-Zaidi was sentenced to three years in jail yesterday. Who was he convicted of the attempting to assault? A> George W. Bush
  5. The Editor of Turkish magazine Science and Technology resigned this week after she was forced to remove a picture of which scientist from this month’s front cover? A> Charles Darwin
  6. Murdered PSNI Constable Stephen Carroll was buried yesterday in which town? A> Banbridge
  7. Leinster Rugby announced yesterday that which player would be leaving them at the end of the season to move to French club Toulon? A> Felipe Contepomi
  8. A report published this week revealed that schools in Clare spent €885,000 last year renting what? A> Portakabins
  9. Cooraclare Concertina player Rory McMahon will be performing where on St Patrick’s Day? A> The White House
  10. The race is on to find a new Clare county manager as the incumbent is leaving on April 1. What’s his name? A> Alec Fleming

Coming up tomorrow: TV theme tunes.

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