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Do You Know What Happened In The News This Week?

A song broke records, Facebook released some crazy new growth stats, and Jon Stewart is making his next move. 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. Candy Crushin'

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    CURIOSIDADES.BATANGA.COM via Giphy

    World of Warcraft maker Activision Blizzard is buying British game-maker King Digital, best known as the maker of Candy Crush Saga, for how much?

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    $1.5 billion
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    $8.7 billion
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    $5.9 billion
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    $10.9 million
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    It's $5.9 billion.

    Activision said the deal values King at $5.9 billion, more than $1 billion higher than King’s current market value.

  2. 2. Drugs In Mexico

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    Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled that a small group of people could legally produce which drug?

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    Cocaine
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    Heroin
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    Marijuana
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    LSD
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    It's marijuana.

    Four people are now permitted to grow and smoke their own marijuana for the first time, cracking the door open to widespread legalization in the country.

    It's marijuana.
  3. 3. Facebook By The Numbers

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    Facebook posted its third quarter earnings this week. The social network announced that it’s generating how many video views per day on average?

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    4 billion
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    10 billion
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    8 billion
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    11 billion
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    It’s 8 billion.

    Over 8 billion videos are watched on Facebook every day. That average is double the 4 billion daily video views Facebook reported in April.

  4. 4. Jon Stewart's Next Move

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    Jon Stewart, the former Daily Show host, signed a new deal with what outlet to start producing short-form digital content, as well as other possible films and TV shows?

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    It's HBO.

    Almost three months after he hosted his final episode of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, Jon Stewart has signed a four-year, multiplatform deal with HBO.

  5. 5. Say It Ain't So, Chipotle

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    Chipotle says it's shutting nearly 50 stores in Oregon and Washington after officials announced people may have contracted a potentially fatal bacteria from their food. What is the bacteria?

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    Salmonella
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    Listeria
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    E. coli
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    Giardia
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    It's E. coli.

    The number of E. coli cases in the Pacific Northwest that may be linked to Chipotle has risen to 39, health officials said Wednesday.

  6. 6. Equal Rights Bill

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    Voters in which U.S. city repealed a hotly contested law that protected LGBT people and others from discrimination?

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    Dallas
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    Salt Lake City
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    Houston
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    Phoenix
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    It's Houston.

    The campaign in Houston had gained national attention as a key vote in the larger battle over LGBT rights.

  7. 7. Broken Records

    An artist’s new single became the fastest-selling digital record of all time this week, with a mind-boggling 1.11 million people buying it, according to Nielsen Music. Who is the artist?

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    Justin Bieber
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    Beyonce
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    Adele
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    Sam Smith
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    It's Adele.

    The previous record-holder? “Right Round” by Flo Rida. During its first week, Adele’s song, "Hello," also racked up some 20.4 million on-demand streams in the U.S. The previous record setter in that category — Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean” — managed just 10.1 million streams during its first week.

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  8. 8. ~Stay Vintage~

    This week marked the 80th birthday of an iconic board game, depending on who you ask. What’s the board game?

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    Scrabble
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    Monopoly
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    Via Amazon
    Checkers
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    Via Amazon
    The game of LIFE
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    It's Monopoly.

    The game’s exact birthday is disputed due to rights claims and a lot of previous versions, according to The Atlantic. Check out 80 years of Monopoly games at TIME.

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