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Do You Know What Happened In The News This Week?

The U.S. issued a worldwide travel alert, Adele broke another record, and Obama held his seventh Thanksgiving turkey pardoning. Take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories featured in the BuzzFeed News app (now on both Android and iOS!) and the BuzzFeed News newsletter this week.

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  1. 1. Those Moves, Tho

    Who is this guy and why is he is dancing? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Agence France-Presse / Via youtube.com

    Who is this guy and why is he is dancing?

    It’s Alek Skarlatos. He’s one of the final contestants on Dancing With The Stars.
    It’s Enrique Iglesias. He won "favorite Latin artist" at the American Music Awards.
    It’s Mauricio Macri. He won Argentina’s runoff presidential election on Sunday.
    It’s Alex Jacob. He’s the new Jeopardy! champion.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Mauricio Macri.

    The conservative danced on stage to celebrate his win. With nearly all the votes counted, Macri had 51.5% to ruling party candidate Daniel Scioli's 48.5%, BBC News reported. Scioli conceded Sunday night.

    It's Mauricio Macri. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
  2. 2. High Alert

    The U.S. State Department issued a worldwide travel alert for U.S. citizens on Monday due to increased terror threats. Until when is the alert in effect?

    The U.S. State Department issued a worldwide travel alert for U.S. citizens on Monday due to increased terror threats. Until when is the alert in effect?

    Jan. 1, 2016
    Feb. 1, 2016
    Feb. 24, 2016
    March 24, 2016
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Feb. 24, 2016.

    The State Department says Americans who are traveling should prepare for more security screening, follow the instructions of local authorities, and stay in touch with family members in case of emergency.

  3. 3. Space Travel

    Last Friday, NASA announced that private aerospace firm SpaceX won a bid to ferry American astronauts into space. Which other private company has also won a bid?

    Last Friday, NASA announced that private aerospace firm SpaceX won a bid to ferry American astronauts into space. Which other private company has also won a bid?

    Lockheed Martin
    Northrop Grumman
    Boeing
    United Technologies Corporation
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Boeing.

    Boeing won the first such order in May, but NASA has not yet decided which company will run the first flight.

  4. 4. Police Conduct

    Protesters gathered in which U.S. city Tuesday after officials released a police dashcam video of a white officer fatally shooting a black teenager?
    Jim Young / Reuters

    Protesters gathered in which U.S. city Tuesday after officials released a police dashcam video of a white officer fatally shooting a black teenager?

    Los Angeles
    Detroit
    Chicago
    Oakland
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Chicago.

    Crowds of protesters gathered in downtown Chicago after city officials released the video of Officer Jason Van Dyke fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014. Van Dyke has been charged with murder.

  5. 5. Hello, It's Record-Breaking

    Adele's new album, 25, has broken the one-week U.S. album sales record set by which group in 2000? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via perezhilton.tumblr.com

    Adele's new album, 25, has broken the one-week U.S. album sales record set by which group in 2000?

    Backstreet Boys
    Destiny's Child
    NSYNC
    The Black Eyed Peas
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's NSYNC.

    NYSNC’s No Strings Attached sold 2.416 million albums in its debut week. Adele’s 25 sold at least 2.43 million in about three days, and it still had more than three days left in the sales tracking week, Billboard reports.

  6. 6. E. Coli

    U.S. health officials are investigating another E. coli outbreak. What food provider do they currently think it's linked to?
    Eraxion / Getty Images

    U.S. health officials are investigating another E. coli outbreak. What food provider do they currently think it's linked to?

    Taco Bell
    Costco
    Trader Joe's
    IHOP
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Costco.

    At least 19 people across seven U.S. states have been infected with a strain of E. coli bacteria federal health officials believe is linked to rotisserie chicken salads sold at Costco Wholesale stores.

    It's Costco.
  7. 7. Pope Francis

    Where in the world is Pope Francis?
    Cliff Owen / AP

    Where in the world is Pope Francis?

    Asia
    South America
    Africa
    The Vatican, duh
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Africa.

    Pope Francis arrived in Kenya on Wednesday for a three-nation African tour, the BBC reports. It's his first visit to the continent as pontiff.

    It's Africa.
    Via Andrew Medichini
  8. 8. Downed Russian Warplane

    Which country shot down a Russian warplane this week?
    Anadolu Agency / Getty Images

    Which country shot down a Russian warplane this week?

    Syria
    Turkey
    China
    The U.S.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Turkey.

    Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border. Turkish authorities said the plane violated the country’s airspace.

    It's Turkey.
    Via Anadolu Agency / Getty Images
  9. 9. TOTUS

    President Obama held his seventh Thanksgiving turkey pardoning on Wednesday. What are the names of this year's lucky birds?
    Carlos Barria / Reuters

    President Obama held his seventh Thanksgiving turkey pardoning on Wednesday. What are the names of this year's lucky birds?

    Ginger and Honey
    Cranberry and Stuffing
    Honest and Abe
    George and Martha
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Honest and Abe.

    When pardoning Abe, Obama joked, “He is TOTUS. The Turkey Of The United States.”

    It's Honest and Abe.

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