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Do You Know What Happened In The News This Week?

France responds to last Friday's attacks in Paris, doctors in New York performed a medical miracle, and Facebook wants to bring more ~zen~ to your News Feed. 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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  1. 1. Paris Attacks

    After the terror attacks in Paris last Friday, France's lower house of Parliament has voted to approve extending the country’s state of emergency by how long?
    Joel Saget / AFP / Getty Images

    After the terror attacks in Paris last Friday, France's lower house of Parliament has voted to approve extending the country’s state of emergency by how long?

    Eight months
    Six months
    Three months
    One year
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's three months.

    France’s National Assembly has voted to approve extending the country’s state of emergency for a further three months, Le Monde reported.

  2. 2. Refugee Fallout From Paris Attacks

    In the wake of the Paris attacks, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill to pause the country's refugee program for Syrians and Iraqis until more screening is in place. About how many Syrian refugees does the U.S. plan to accept over the next year?
    Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

    In the wake of the Paris attacks, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill to pause the country's refugee program for Syrians and Iraqis until more screening is in place. About how many Syrian refugees does the U.S. plan to accept over the next year?

    20,000
    15,000
    10,000
    30,000
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's 10,000.

    President Obama told the State Department in September to prepare to receive at least 10,000 additional Syrian refugees into the U.S. by the end of September 2016.

    It's 10,000.
    Via Robert Atanasovski / AFP / Getty Images
  3. 3. Bless You, Facebook

    Facebook is making it easier to control how often you see a certain someone on your News Feed. Who is it?

    Facebook is making it easier to control how often you see a certain someone on your News Feed. Who is it?

    Your mom
    Your boss
    Your ex
    Your crazy family member who comments on and likes all the things
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's your ex.

    The company is testing a number of new prompts that show up after you end a relationship you listed on Facebook, including the option to remove your ex completely from your News Feed.

    It's your ex.
  4. 4. Republican Presidential Race

    Which Republican presidential candidate dropped out of the race this week?
    Andrew Harnik / AP

    Which Republican presidential candidate dropped out of the race this week?

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal
    Via Joe Raedle / Getty Images
    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
    Via Nati Harnik / AP
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich
    Via Darren McCollester / Getty Images
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich
    Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson
    Via Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images
    Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.

    Jindal, who never participated in a primetime presidential debate, struggled to gain traction in a crowded Republican field.

  5. 5. Pivot To Pizza

    Which popular clothing company announced this week that it's buying a group of Italian restaurants that includes a gourmet pizza chain? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Warner Bros. / Via giphy.com

    Which popular clothing company announced this week that it's buying a group of Italian restaurants that includes a gourmet pizza chain?

    Abercrombie and Fitch
    Gap
    Urban Outfitters
    Macy's
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Urban Outfitters.

    Urban Outfitters specifically called out the Vetri Family group’s pizza chain, Pizzeria Vetri, as a major opportunity when announcing the deal.

  6. 6. Leaving E!

    E! announced that it's ending which long-running show?
    E!

    E! announced that it's ending which long-running show?

    Fashion Police
    The Soup
    I Am Cait
    E! News
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It’s The Soup

    It's true. E! announced that after 22 years on the air,The Soup, hosted by Joel McHale, has been cancelled. Its final episode is scheduled for Dec. 18.

    It’s The Soup
    Via E!
  7. 7. A Medical Miracle

    Doctors pulled off a medical milestone this week. What kind of procedure did they successfully perform?
    NYU Langone

    Doctors pulled off a medical milestone this week. What kind of procedure did they successfully perform?

    A full liver transplant
    A full facial transplant
    Attaching a bionic arm
    Curing cancer
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a full facial transplant.

    Staff at New York University’s Langone Medical Center said they had successfully performed the most extensive face transplant in medical history, transforming the appearance of a volunteer firefighter who was badly burned in the line of duty.

    It's a full facial transplant.
    Via NYU Langone
  8. 8. Genetically Modified Food

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Thursday that it has approved a genetically modified animal for sale in the U.S. It’s the first genetically modified animal approved for sale as food. Which animal is it?
    Khalid Hameed / Via Flickr: khalidhameedphotos

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Thursday that it has approved a genetically modified animal for sale in the U.S. It’s the first genetically modified animal approved for sale as food. Which animal is it?

    Turkey
    Chicken
    Salmon
    Tuna
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's salmon.

    The product, called AquAdvantage salmon, was designed to grow faster and with less feed than conventional salmon.

    It's salmon.
    Via Daj / Getty Images
  9. 9. MMA Upset

    MMA champion fighter Ronda Rousey suffered a major upset in the bout for which title? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Jim Dalrymple II/Gif

    MMA champion fighter Ronda Rousey suffered a major upset in the bout for which title?

    The MMA sandwich eating competition
    Canada's Maximum Fighting Championship
    MMA World Title
    The UFC Women’s Bantamweight Title
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Title.

    Holly Holm pulled off a shocking upset when she knocked out reigning champion Rousey.

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