Monday, 30 January 2012

Are you Irish? Take the quiz

Rick O’Shea, an Irish radio DJ on RTE’s 2fm , recently asked his listeners what questions they think should be asked on an Irish citizenship test....

• You are told that someone is "going spare," should you (a) Find him
a job (b) Find him a girlfriend (c) Avoid him

• Do your parents ever start conversations with "Do you know who's dead?"

• Ming the Merciless is (a) A comic book character (b) A TD and Mayor
from Co. Roscommon

• What is a holy show? (a) Religious programming (b) Something garish
worn without the wearer knowing the impact

• Do you live in mortal fear of leaving the immersion on?

• Someone says "I like your top." Your response is (a) Thanks (b) Penneys

• If a feature on the RTE news reports that an incident took place at
tea time what time did the incident occur?

• "Story horse!" translates as (a) A child's toy (b) A greeting between friends

• "Bleedin rappih" means (a) It's very fast (b) It's very good

• If someone was a 'gas man', would they (a) work for the gas company
(b) be really funny

• You'll get "some land" means (a) you're about to become the owner of
some property (b) you're about to be surprised

• Do you have an ineradicable belief in the restorative powers of flat 7up?

• When you're telling someone a great yarn and they implore you to
"Stop," do you (a) stop (b) keep going with gusto

• If someone offers to "put you in the pot", should you (a) flee from
the cannibals (b) accept their kind offer of dinner

1 comment:

Emma said...

meant to comment on this ages ago.
Very funny. Glad to say I could answer each one correctly.
Surprised there wasn't one along the lines.
If sometime tells you their mother has given out to them, do you (a) empathise (b) ask given what to you?