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Q6: Which film topped the Irish box office charts last year? Was it Les Miserables, starring Oscar winner Anne Hathaway
Q6: Which film topped the Irish box office charts last year? Was it Les Miserables, starring Oscar winner Anne Hathaway
Q15: odgy solicitor Thomas Byrne was sentenced to 12 years after defrauding clients of how much?
Q25: When did the Troika first arrive on these shores?
Q26: Where can you find Pat Kenny every morning?

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1. Developer Sean Dunne said that he pledged a fifth of his fortune to his wife in return for "Love and affection ... and children ... having a happy marriage ... cooking the odd meal ... . washing the odd shirt, the very odd one." But how much did he say had been earmarked for his wife?

€1m

€5m

€10m

€100m

2. Xtravision was taken over in June by which specialist retail outfit?

Bilko

Hilco

Trilco

Zilco

3. The biggest Irish buyout of the year saw Perrigo gobble up Kelly Martin's pharma firm Elan. How big was the cheque?

€4.1bn

€5.2bn

€6.3bn

€9.5bn

4. The sale of a portfolio of IBRC loans in trading companies such as Topaz, TV3 and Davy Stockbrokers was known by what codename?

Blue

Delta

Platinum

Evergreen

5. In what month of last year did iconic Dublin department store Clerys reopen after having undergone a major facelift?

November

January

February

March

6. Which of these films was the highest grossing movie at the Irish box office in 2013

Les Miserables

The Croods

Despicable Me 2

Man of Steel

7. Tesco Ireland appointed a new chief executive in July. What is his name?

Bernard Daly

PJ Clarke

Walter Ebbers

Zane Grey

8. Which Irish mining equipment company floated on the stock market in November?

Gameaccount

Trintech

Mincon

Terra Firma

9. It was a year that saw quite a few property-related floats with Green REIT and Hibernia REIT -- two property investment firms -- listing on stockmarkets in recent weeks. But what the hell is a REIT?

Real Estate Investment Trust

Real Estate Investor Tool

Ring Ended Indigenous Table

Rounded Eligible Investment Tactic

10. Which Irish billionaire owns Premiership football club Sunderland FC

John Grayken

Cyrus Mistry

John Magnier

Ellis Short

11. Which noted Star Trek and X-Men actor helped ring the opening bell when Twitter floated on the New York Stock Exchange in November?

Patrick Stewart

Michael Fassbender

Nichelle Nichols

Zoe Saldana

12. Which Irish insurance tycoon bought Premiership rugby club Wasps in April?

Johnny O'Reilly

Frank Mannion

Evan Eustace

Derek Richardson

13. How much was Bank of Ireland boss Richie Boucher paid last year?

€843,000

€250,000

€200,000

€4.6m

14. The long tortuous sale of Bord Gais Energy finally ended in December... but which company bought the semi state gas firm?

Viridian

Gazprom

Blackstone

Centrica

15. Dodgy solicitor Thomas Byrne was sent to prison for 12 years after being found guilty of the largest ever fraud in the state. How much money was involved?

€520,000

€5.2m

€52,000

€52m

16. Phone maker BlackBerry was almost sunk by the response to its new mobile. What was the name of the underwhelming new product?

Z10

Zx80

Spectrum

Smoothie

17. Paul Coulson's glass bottler Ardagh splashed the cash this year on a €1.2bn US acquisition. What did it buy?

Verallia

Hanson

Apac

Vin Diesel

18. Almost 47 per cent of shareholders in Aer Lingus voted against the re-election of which director at the AGM?

David Begg

Christoph Mueller

Colm Barrington

Danuta Gray

19. Which international porno giant set up operations in Dublin's Silicon Dock recently?

Nudes R Us

Manwin

ABC Ltd

Nudge nudge Inc

20. Which company agreed to buy Telefonica's Irish O2 operations in an €800m-plus deal?

Vodafone

T-Mobile

3 Ireland

Eircom

21. Where was Michael Lynn arrested in August?

Paraguay

Turkey

Chile

Brazil

22. In July, Ryanair announced that it was going to spend over ¿11bn buying bucket loads of new Boeing jets. How many?

11

35

76

175

23. Which two former high-flyer property developer brothers were disqualified from being company directors for 14 years by Justice Finlay Geoghegan in December?

Tom & Michael Bailey

Ray & Dave Davies

Liam & Noel Gallagher

Jermaine & Tito Jackson

24. What is the name of Kenmare Resources giant mining project in Mozambique

Moma

Soma

Boma

Goma

25. Ireland exited the Troika bailout programme in December. Sort of. What date did the Troika first officially arrive in town?

November 18, 2010

September 18, 2009

August 18, 2011

July 18, 2012

26. Radio wars dominated the year, with the biggest coup seeing Pat Kenny leave RTE for which station?

Today FM

Spin 103.8

Phantom FM

Newstalk

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