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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. A bus stop ad in London was replaced by a poster of the union jack burning.

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's real!

    Police told BuzzFeed News this was not part of an "authorized event" and are currently investigating.

    It's real!
  2. A Trump cabinet member said, "It's better for our budget if cancer patients die more quickly."

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's fake!

    The story spread widely on Facebook, but it was a hoax that originated from a fake news site.

    It's fake!
  3. Is this telegram real or fake?

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    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's fake!

    The creator told BuzzFeed News it was originally meant as a joke, but some thought it was real, including Fortune magazine.

    It's fake!
  4. While attempting to cross the road, a turkey crashed through a tractor-trailer's windshield and succumbed to its injuries.

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    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's real!

    The truck driver only had minor injuries, AP reports, but the turkey is no longer with us.

    It's real!
  5. Is this announcement in the London underground real or fake?

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    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's fake!

    The sign was created by a fake tube sign generator, but many, many people fell for it. Here's how to tell when you're looking at a fake tube sign.

    It's fake!
  6. A man wearing a leopard-print robe, a black mask, orange Croc's, and orange gloves successfully held up a McDonald's wielding nothing but a hairbrush.

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    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's real!

    Sometimes, truth is stranger than fiction. As AP reports, the man stole $130 in cash, which has since been recovered.

    It's real!
  7. A dog survived after firefighters spent 20 minutes performing mouth-to-snout resuscitation.

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    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's real!

    And those men are heroes, AP reports.

    It's real!

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