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Do You Know What’s Happening In The News?

Major Republican fundraising, a hurricane in the Bahamas, and airstrikes in Syria. We're doing a daily news quiz all week to mark the launch of the BuzzFeed News app for Android.

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  1. 1. Hurricane J

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    A hurricane neared the Bahamas and became a Category 3 storm. What is its name?

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    Joaquin
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    Joseph
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    Jeanne
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    Juan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Joaquin

    "A hurricane warning was in effect for the central and northwestern Bahamas, with the storm's center expected to be near or over the islands by Thursday before turning north, the hurricane center said," CNN reports.

  2. 2. 2016 U.S. Presidential Race

    Which Republican candidate for U.S. president raised more than $20 million in the last three months?

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    Via AP
    Carly Fiorina
    Via AP
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    Via AP
    Donald Trump
    Via AP
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    Via AP
    Jeb Bush
    Via AP
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    Via AP
    Ben Carson
    Via AP
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Ben Carson

    The Associated Press called it "a haul of campaign cash that shatters records and sets a new bar for his GOP rivals."

  3. 3. Airstrikes In Syria

    AP

    Which country began bombing Syria on Wednesday, prompting the U.S. to accuse it of "pouring gasoline on the fire"?

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    Russia
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    China
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    Iran
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    France
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    It's Russia

    Russia launched its first airstrikes in Syria on Wednesday, hours after the upper house of parliament unanimously voted to give President Vladimir Putin permission to deploy its armed forces.

    It's Russia
    Via AP

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