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If You Get 3/7 On This Quiz You’re Getting Sucker Punched By Fake News

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  1. An 80-year-old woman tried to go through airport security with a cane that had a sword inside it.

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    Wrong!

    It's real!

    Authorities told the Associated press the woman didn't know her cane was also a sword, but the situation is not uncommon.

    It's real!
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  2. After getting a wicked headache, a woman went to the hospital only to have a cockroach removed from her brain.

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    Wrong!

    It's real!

    There's even a video of it getting removed on CNN.

    It's real!
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  3. A scene in a gay porn movie featured anti-Trump foreplay.

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    It's fake!

    The captions are not real. The scene is from Soap Studs 2, and the official synopsis says, “Brenner Bolton has a devious plan to steal Noah Jones’ family wealth, and it begins with a quick lay.”

    It's fake!
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  4. The Simpsons predicted Donald Trump's death in office.

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    The image, widely shared on social media, shows Trump in a coffin. However, the show has never aired an episode with that storyline.

    It's fake!
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  5. Two intoxicated Canadians went through a McDonald's drive-through on a sofa.

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    It's real!

    The sofa was pulled through the snowy streets of New Brunswick by an ATV.

    It's real!
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  6. Speaking of Canada, the country's government is about to pass a bill that would make it illegal to criticize Islam.

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    It's fake!

    Although many right-wing publications made that claim, the is asking the government to “condemn Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination.”

    It's fake!
  7. Donald Trump fired Cecil Gaines, a longtime White House butler, for disobedience.

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    It's fake!

    The hoax spread after the website Extra Newsfeed published the false report, Snopes reports, but it's not true.

    It's fake!

If You Get 3/7 On This Quiz You’re Getting Sucker Punched By Fake News

You got sucker punched by fake news.

Yikes, you might want to put some ice on that. Maybe next week will be better.

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You're on your way to being a fake news detective.

Congratulations, you can separate the B from the S, but only sometimes.

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You're a fake news-fighting superhero.

You win this time. But stay vigilant, fake news is always lurking.

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