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Do You Know What Happened In The News This Week?

An American dentist killed a beloved lion in Zimbabwe, the U.S. released a spy after 30 years, and Meek Mill had some beef with Drake. Take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories featured in the BuzzFeed News app and the BuzzFeed News newsletter this week.

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    President Obama completed a historic trip to Africa this week, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to address the African Union. What countries did he visit?
    Mulugeta Ayene / AP

    President Obama completed a historic trip to Africa this week, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to address the African Union. What countries did he visit?

    Kenya and Ethiopia
    Chad and Niger
    Liberia and Guinea
    Kenya and Tanzania
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Kenya and Ethiopia

    Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit both countries. He addressed the African Union on Tuesday — and said he thought he would win a third term as president if the Constitution allowed him to run again.

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    Which U.S. restaurant chain announced it will now take orders through its mobile app? (Hint: It’s the largest restaurant chain in America.)
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    Which U.S. restaurant chain announced it will now take orders through its mobile app? (Hint: It’s the largest restaurant chain in America.)

    Burger King
    Starbucks
    McDonald's
    Subway
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Subway

    Mobile ordering is quickly becoming a standard in fast food, and now Subway, which has more than 27,000 U.S. stores, has become the biggest U.S. chain to roll it out. McDonald’s, with 14,000 stores, will start testing mobile ordering next year.

    It's Subway
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    Thousands of migrants attempting to enter the U.K. stormed the Channel tunnel’s French terminal near which town this week?
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    Thousands of migrants attempting to enter the U.K. stormed the Channel tunnel’s French terminal near which town this week?

    Calais
    Dieppe
    Le Havre
    Annecy
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It’s Calais

    On the edge of Calais, hundreds of migrants from across Asia and Africa are desperately attempting to make it into Britain, either by sneaking on to lorries making the ferry crossing or by stowing away on trains going through the Channel tunnel.

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    After rapper Meek Mill accused Drake of using a ghostwriter, Drake responded with a diss track. What was the title of the track?
    Joel Ryan / Invision / AP

    After rapper Meek Mill accused Drake of using a ghostwriter, Drake responded with a diss track. What was the title of the track?

    Want Some More
    Take Care
    Charged Up
    100 Problems
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Charged Up

    The mellow track took some pointed digs at Meek. Here’s some background on the beef.

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    Which city did the U.S. Olympic Committee pull out of the running to host the 2024 Olympic Games this week?
    AP

    Which city did the U.S. Olympic Committee pull out of the running to host the 2024 Olympic Games this week?

    Los Angeles
    New York
    Boston
    Chicago
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Boston

    The committee said in a statement that it did not think the “level of support enjoyed by Boston’s bid would allow it to prevail over great bids from Paris, Rome, Hamburg, Budapest or Toronto.” Los Angeles, a runner-up in the USOC’s decision in January, could be the new bid selection.

    It's Boston
    AP
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    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that spy John Pollard — who was arrested in 1985 for espionage — would be released. Which country was Pollard accused of passing thousands of classified documents to?
    AP

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that spy John Pollard — who was arrested in 1985 for espionage — would be released. Which country was Pollard accused of passing thousands of classified documents to?

    Israel
    Iran
    South Sudan
    China
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Israel

    Israeli officials have long petitioned for the U.S. to release Pollard. He was arrested in 1985 and sentenced to life in prison in 1987 for passing classified documents to Israel when he was a U.S. Naval intelligence officer.

    It's Israel
    Reuters
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    An American dentist was accused of killing one of Africa’s most famous lions. What was the lion’s name?
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    An American dentist was accused of killing one of Africa’s most famous lions. What was the lion’s name?

    Cecil
    Leo
    Manny
    Harold
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Cecil

    The Minnesota dentist is reported to have paid $50,000 to kill Cecil. It has been claimed that Cecil was lured out of a park using bait before being shot with a crossbow in July.

    It's Cecil
    AP
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    Facebook announced its quarterly results this week. How many monthly active users does the site have?
    AP

    Facebook announced its quarterly results this week. How many monthly active users does the site have?

    85 million
    498 million
    1.12 billion
    1.49 billion
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's 1.49 billion

    That’s about 1 out of every 5 people alive on planet Earth. Facebook is now the most-used tech product in the world. Not bad.

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    The NFL decided to uphold Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s suspension this week over his alleged role in deflating footballs. How long is his suspension?
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    The NFL decided to uphold Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s suspension this week over his alleged role in deflating footballs. How long is his suspension?

    Four games
    Six games
    Eight games
    One season
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's four games

    The union representing NFL players has responded by suing on Brady’s behalf.

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    A portion of an airplane wing was found Wednesday on the coast of the French island Réunion. It might belong to the jetliner that vanished more than a year ago. Which airline did the plane belong to?
    Reuters

    A portion of an airplane wing was found Wednesday on the coast of the French island Réunion. It might belong to the jetliner that vanished more than a year ago. Which airline did the plane belong to?

    Singapore Airlines
    Malaysia Airlines
    EVA Air
    Indonesia Airlines
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Malaysia Airlines

    Air safety investigators have a “high degree of confidence” that photos of the debris showed a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The disappearance of MH370 last year captivated the world. The plane, which departed from Kuala Lumpur for Beijing with 239 people on board, vanished from radar screens in March 2014.

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