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Take This Quiz And We'll Tell You How Good You Are At Spotting Fake News

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  1. Is this image of soccer fans expressing sympathy for St. Petersburg explosion victims real or fake?

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    It's real!

    After the explosion, soccer fans held up a banner that said, “Endless is the pain that tears the heart to pieces. Piter, we’re mourning.” Piter is a common short form for St. Petersburg.

    It's real!
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  2. Dog missing after deadly California boat accident found safe three days later.

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    As AP reports, the dog's owner died, but the pup survived the accident.

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  3. There are violent no-go zones in Sweden run by migrants and refugees.

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    The myth has been repeated by many publications, but local police say it has no basis in reality.

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  4. Senator Tom Cotton of Arkanzas announced he is 'ex-gay' and vouched for the effectiveness of gay therapy.

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    That story was part of an April Fool's prank, Snopes reports.

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  5. The chemical attack on Syria was a hoax.

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    The story may seem obviously fake to some, but pro-Trump media pedalled the false conspiracy theory.

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  6. A woman was arrested for training squirrels to attack her ex-boyfriend.

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    While it's glorious to imagine an army of squirrels trained to attack on command, the story was published on a known fake news site, Snopes reports.

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  7. The Kentucky Coal Museum had to install solar panels to lower energy costs.

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    And it's a little ironic. The museum is expected to save between $8,000 and $10,000 per year, AP reports.

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