Monday Quiz 41 – Petrol, Pensions and Prisons
On this week last year (Mar 31 to Apr 6, 2007):
- How much petrol could you buy for the same price as a litre of bottled water?
- In a survey of teenagers in the midlands and north-east, what was the average age that they first got drunk? And how many said they had been drinking on at least six of the previous 30 days?
- What was unusual about the decision that a former Circuit Court judge was to receive a lump sum payment from the State of €57,000, and an annual pension of €19,000?
- Who arrived in Dublin and said: “I have to shake this man’s hand. I’ll give him a grip,” and who was he talking about?
- What happened to former Fianna Fail Councillor, Michael Fahy, the day before he was due to begin a 12 month jail sentence for misappropriating funds from Galway County Council?
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- Over two litres of petrol.
- The average age was 13 or 14, and one teenager in five had been drinking at least six times in the past month.
- It was former judge Brian Curtin, who had resigned after he had failed to stop a Dáil committee from investigating a case in which he had been charged with downloading child pornography, then the charges had been dismissed because the search warrant used was out of date.
- Ian Paisley, who publicly shook hands with Bertie Ahern for the first time.
- He was brought to hospital for a cardiac procedure.