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A 13th Republican candidate entered the U.S. presidential race, another arrest was made in connection with the New York prison escape, and Lexus launched an ad campaign with a futuristic device. Take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories featured in the BuzzFeed News app — available now on your iPhone.

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    Who became the 13th Republican to officially enter the 2016 U.S. presidential race?
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    Who became the 13th Republican to officially enter the 2016 U.S. presidential race?

    Bobby Jindal
    Nikki Haley
    Haley Barbour
    Scott Walker
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Bobby Jindal

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is the first Indian-American governor of a U.S. state. "Once a rising star in the Republican party, Jindal is now struggling to stand out in a crowded primary field," BuzzFeed News' Kyle Blaine writes. And McKay Coppins has an inside look at the Jindal campaign's plan to stop being a punchline (it includes a "Duck Dynasty" endorsement).

    It's Bobby Jindal
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    On Wednesday, police arrested a New York prison guard in connection with the June 6 escape of convicted killers David Sweat and Richard Matt. What is the guard accused of doing?
    Mike Groll / AP

    On Wednesday, police arrested a New York prison guard in connection with the June 6 escape of convicted killers David Sweat and Richard Matt. What is the guard accused of doing?

    Driving the getaway vehicle
    Smuggling tools
    Lying about their location
    Providing them with cellphones
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's smuggling tools

    New York State Police arrested Gene Palmer for his role in the June 6 escape of convicted killers David Sweat and Richard Matt. Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie told BuzzFeed News Tuesday that Palmer had taken frozen hamburger meat to the two inmates. The meat allegedly contained tools the men used break out of prison, though Wylie had said Palmer did not appear to have known what he was bringing into the prison.

    It's smuggling tools
    New York State Police / AP
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    Which futuristic device did Lexus show off in an ad campaign?
    Universal Pictures

    Which futuristic device did Lexus show off in an ad campaign?

    Hoverboard
    Flying car
    Self-driving car
    Scooter that runs on water
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a hoverboard!

    But unlike in "Back to the Future," the test device only works in a controlled environment, USA Today reports. Still, it's good timing: the future in 1989's "Back to the Future Part II" featuring Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly took place in 2015.

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