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South Carolina's governor called for the removal of a Confederate flag, new evidence shows that a baseball legend gambled on baseball when he was a player, and Justice Elena Kagan had some fun with a Supreme Court ruling. Take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories featured in the BuzzFeed News app — available now on your iPhone.

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    Top South Carolina politicians, including the governor, called for the removal of the Confederate flag from the state Capitol grounds on Monday. Who is South Carolina's governor?
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    Top South Carolina politicians, including the governor, called for the removal of the Confederate flag from the state Capitol grounds on Monday. Who is South Carolina's governor?

    Haley Barbour
    Lindsey Graham
    Nikki Haley
    Tim Scott
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Nikki Haley

    Gov. Haley and Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott called for the removal of a Confederate flag that flies at the South Carolina Capitol grounds. Haley said that while some people view the flag as a symbol of noble tradition, others find the flag an offensive symbol of a brutal past and that it “does not represent the future of our great state.” The suspect in the Charleston shooting massacre was seen in photos carrying the flag. Haley, a Republican, previously stated that the flag was not an issue.

    It's Nikki Haley
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    Which banned Cincinnati Reds legend was accused by an ESPN report of betting on baseball while he was a player?
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    Which banned Cincinnati Reds legend was accused by an ESPN report of betting on baseball while he was a player?

    Pete Rose
    Sammy Sosa
    Barry Bonds
    Alex Rodriguez
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Pete Rose

    Rose, baseball's all-time leader in hits with 4,256, has been banned from baseball since 1989 (that means he's ineligible for the Hall of Fame). The "Hit King" has admitted to betting on baseball while he was a manager, but has maintained he never did so as a player. ESPN's new evidence suggests otherwise.

    It's Pete Rose
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    Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan — a big fan of comic books — repeatedly referenced which Marvel super hero in an opinion released on Monday?
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    Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan — a big fan of comic books — repeatedly referenced which Marvel super hero in an opinion released on Monday?

    Wolverine
    Spider-Man
    Captain America
    Black Widow
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Spider-Man

    Justice Kagan alluded to the webcrawler no fewer than four times in Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, a case that posed "a serious legal and policy question about the ability of patent holders to extract license fees after the expiration of the underlying patent that led to the fees," according to Matthew Yglesias at Vox. It had to do with Spider-Man merchandise, so Kagan dropped some Spidey knowledge. "With great power comes great responsibility": a good lesson for Supreme Court justices and superheroes alike.

    It's Spider-Man
    AP

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