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How Well Do You Remember Last August?

We've unleashed a Wikipedia-mining, quiz-making franken-robot on the encyclopedia's August 2013 current events page. Without any human intervention, it has plucked out important bits from the 100 event descriptions below, and jumbled them with three plausible(ish) replacements. Can you beat the bot?

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  1. August 1, 2013: American __________ whistleblower Edward Snowden is granted a one-year temporary political asylum in Russia and leaves Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport.

    Central Security Service
    Defense Intelligence Agency
    National Security Agency
    Central Intelligence Agency
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and rt.com, cnn.com

  2. August 1, 2013: In talks in Manila, the Philippines and __________ agree to work together on a framework for resolving maritime territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

    Bahrain
    Guadeloupe
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Vietnam
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and voanews.com

  3. August 1, 2013: Eight people are arrested in Greece for allegedly trying to smuggle weapons into __________.

    Ivory Coast
    Turkey
    Comoros
    Ukraine
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and vancouverdesi.com

  4. August 1, 2013: The U.S. states of Minnesota and __________ begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

    South Carolina
    Kansas
    Rhode Island
    Massachusetts
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and nbcnews.com

  5. August 1, 2013: Italy's top court confirms that former Prime Minister __________ will serve a prison sentence for a tax fraud conviction.

    Dries van Agt
    Silvio Berlusconi
    José Sócrates
    Margaret Thatcher
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com

  6. August 2, 2013: The United States Food and Drug Administration names Taylor Farms as the source of cyclospora parasite tainted salads that sickened 223 diners in the US states of __________ and Iowa.

    Nebraska
    South Dakota
    Mississippi
    Maine
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and nbcnews.com

  7. August 2, 2013: The UK Foreign Office has warned its embassy staff in Southwest Asia to be vigilant as __________ approaches. British embassies remained open.

    Eid al-Fitr
    National Grandparents Day
    Laylat al-Qadr
    National Payroll Week
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and online.wsj.com

  8. August 2, 2013: The __________ Electoral Commission says that Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF party has won 142 seats of 210 seats in the general election.

    Rwanda
    Zimbabwe
    Cape Verde
    Niger
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  9. August 2, 2013: A new primate, the Lavasoa dwarf lemur, is discovered in __________.

    Romania
    Cape Verde
    Madagascar
    Luxembourg
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and sci-news.com

  10. August 3, 2013: A man crashes his car into a crowd of pedestrians in Venice Beach, __________, U.S., injuring eleven people and killing one. The driver fled the scene and was being sought by authorities, but later turned himself in.

    California
    Delaware
    Texas
    Kansas
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and cnn.com, losangeles.cbslocal.com

  11. August 3, 2013: In rugby union, the Chiefs win the 2013 Super Rugby Final, defeating the __________ 27-22 at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton, New Zealand.

    Stormers
    Melbourne Rebels
    Western Force
    Brumbies
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bleacherreport.com, skynews.com.au

  12. August 4, 2013: Scottish actor Peter Capaldi is announced to portray the twelfth incarnation of the Doctor on the long-running British science fiction show __________.

    Doctor Who
    Last Tango in Halifax
    Dark Season
    The Doctor's Wife
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and theguardian.com

  13. August 4, 2013: __________ is officially inaugurated as President of Iran in the House of the Parliament and announces the members of his cabinet to the parliament.

    Mohammad Khatami
    Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
    Abulhassan Banisadr
    Hassan Rouhani
  14. August 4, 2013: Voters in __________ will go to the polls on September 7 for a federal election.

    Morocco
    Tuvalu
    Cyprus
    Australia
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and theage.com.au

  15. August 5, 2013: A bomb rigged to a vehicle kills eight people in Cotabato, __________.

    Hong Kong
    Philippines
    Brunei
    Armenia
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and abcnews.go.com

  16. August 5, 2013: More than 160 people are killed in flash floods across __________ and Pakistan.

    Kyrgyzstan
    Iraqi Armed Forces
    Turkey
    Afghanistan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and independent.co.uk

  17. August 5, 2013: 55 people are hospitalized following a truck fire 3.5km into the Gudvanga Tunnel in __________.

    Montenegro
    Bulgaria
    Norway
    Slovakia
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and news24.com

  18. August 5, 2013: Three people are killed and five are wounded in a shooting at a town hall meeting in Ross Township, __________, U.S.

    Iowa
    Vermont
    Pennsylvania
    Idaho
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and cnn.com

  19. August 5, 2013: Amazon CEO __________ purchases The Washington Post for $250 million.

    Brian Valentine
    Tom Szkutak
    Jeff Bezos
    Ram Shriram
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia

  20. August 5, 2013: Opposition leader __________ is sworn in as Prime Minister of Tuvalu by Governor-General Iakoba Italeli after winning a secret ballot held in parliament.

    Faimalaga Luka
    Apisai Ielemia
    Willy Telavi
    Enele Sopoaga
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and islandsbusiness.com

  21. August 5, 2013: In Major League Baseball, __________ of the New York Yankees is banned for 211 games for his role in the Biogenesis baseball scandal with 12 other players given bans of 50 games.

    Bill Almon
    Alex Rodriguez
    Mike Ivie
    Ron Blomberg
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and smh.com.au

  22. August 6, 2013: Danish police evacuate part of central __________ after a parked car is found with wires attached to it.

    Copenhagen
    Edinburgh
    Lausanne
    Hillerød
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and trust.org

  23. August 6, 2013: Four suspected __________ militants are killed in a drone strike.

    Anwar al-Awlaki
    Jemaah Islamiyah
    Abu Sayyaf
    Al-Qaeda
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and reuters.com

  24. August 6, 2013: The trial of Major __________, a former United States Army Medical Corps officer and the Gunman during the Fort Hood shooting, begins.

    Farooque Ahmed
    Detroit Sleeper Cell
    David Headley
    Nidal Malik Hasan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and washingtonpost.com

  25. August 7, 2013: Six suspect Al-Qaeda militants are killed in a drone strike in Southern __________.

    Guinea
    Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    Yemen
    Ethiopia
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and reuters.com

  26. August 7, 2013: One person is killed and 62 are injured in clashes between supporters and opponents of ousted President __________

    Kamal Ganzouri
    Hosni Mubarak
    Gihan Ibrahim
    Mohamed Morsi
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and news.xinhuanet.com

  27. August 7, 2013: A bombing in a market in __________, Pakistan, kills eleven people, mostly teenagers.

    Karachi
    Delhi
    Rawalpindi
    Sindh
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and reuters.com

  28. August 7, 2013: A large fire breaks out at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in the Kenyan capital __________.

    Kilifi
    Nairobi
    Machakos
    Namanga
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  29. August 7, 2013: North Korea and __________ agree to resume talks on reopening the Kaesong industrial zone.

    Thailand
    Turkmenistan
    South Korea
    Brunei
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk, news.sky.com

  30. August 7, 2013: The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic __________ announces his resignation after his caretaker government loses a vote of confidence.

    Vladimír Špidla
    Jiří Rusnok
    Josef Tošovský
    Mirek Topolánek
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and chinadaily.com.cn

  31. August 7, 2013: Portugal's treasury secretary Joaquim Pais Jorge resigns after media reports and opposition politicians questioned his previous role at __________.

    HSBC Bank USA
    Comerica
    Citigroup
    Wells Fargo
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and reuters.com

  32. August 8, 2013: Three U.S. drone strikes in central and southern __________ kill 12 suspected al-Qaida militants.

    Yemen
    Kyrgyzstan
    Algeria
    Lebanon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and hosted.ap.org

  33. August 8, 2013: __________ troops kill 24 militants in a foiled Al-Shabaab planned attack in southern Somalia city of Afmadow.

    African Union
    South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
    Economic Cooperation Organization
    TAKM
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and news.xinhuanet.com

  34. August 9, 2013: An American drone strike kills five suspected Al Qaeda terrorists in eastern __________.

    Yemen
    Israel
    Bhutan
    Christmas Island
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and uk.reuters.com

  35. August 9, 2013: The United States withdraws diplomats from its consulate in the Pakistani city of __________ due to terrorist threats.

    Berianwali
    Bahria Town
    Lahore
    Rhine-Ruhr
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and edition.cnn.com

  36. August 9, 2013: Two __________ pilots are abducted by a previously unknown Shiite militia, Zuwwar al-Imam Rida, in Beirut, Lebanon.

    Martinair
    TNT Airways
    Cargolux
    Turkish Airlines
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  37. August 9, 2013: Three people are missing after a Rockwell Turbo Commander turboprop plane crashes into two homes in East Haven, __________, United States.

    New Mexico
    Connecticut
    Wisconsin
    North Dakota
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and usnews.nbcnews.com

  38. August 9, 2013: Liu Tienan, the deputy head of __________'s National Development and Reform Commission, is expelled from the Communist Party for corruption.

    Nepal
    Laos
    China
    Tajikistan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  39. August 9, 2013: A 31-year-old __________ man kills his wife and posts a picture of her corpse with a confession onto Facebook. The picture is removed and the man is arrested.

    Oklahoma
    Florida
    Hawaii
    Maine
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and edition.cnn.com

  40. August 9, 2013: President Boni Yayi of __________ dismisses his entire Cabinet.

    Comoros
    Benin
    Ghana
    South Africa
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and reuters.com

  41. August 10, 2013: Gunmen kidnap four Thai tourists traveling in __________'s Rivers State.

    Zimbabwe
    Turkmenistan
    Uganda
    Nigeria
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and uk.reuters.com

  42. August 10, 2013: A bomb kills four people and wounds 16 in a park south of __________, Iraq.

    Tikrit
    Hasankeyf
    Kadhimiya
    Baghdad
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and abcnews.go.com

  43. August 10, 2013: An American drone strike kills two suspected Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula militants in southern __________.

    Cyprus
    Afghanistan
    Albania
    Yemen
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  44. August 10, 2013: The volcano Paluweh erupts on Palu'e island in __________ killing at least six people.

    Philippines
    Singapore
    Indonesia
    Vietnam
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk, bigstory.ap.org

  45. August 10, 2013: A bus accident in __________, Morocco, kills at least 16 Royal Guardsmen.

    Bni Bouayach
    Al Hoceima
    Imzouren
    Targuist
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  46. August 10, 2013: Floods and mudslides in Manitou Springs, __________, United States leave at least three people missing and one dead.

    Colorado
    Alaska
    Massachusetts
    California
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and cnn.com

  47. August 10, 2013: The 2013 World Championships in Athletics start in __________'s Luzhniki Stadium.

    Kyoto
    Kerch
    Copenhagen
    Moscow
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia

  48. August 11, 2013: Suspected __________ militants kill five Yemeni soldiers in an attack on a gas terminal in Southern Yemen.

    Lashkar-e-Taiba
    Abu Sayyaf
    Hamas
    Al-Qaeda
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  49. August 11, 2013: Flash floods in Afgahanistan's __________ province kill 22 people.

    Ghazni
    Kabul
    Paghman
    Lashkar Gah
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  50. August 11, 2013: A coach crash in southern __________ kills two tourists and injures 30.

    Spain
    Egypt
    France
    Malta
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and euronews.com

  51. August 11, 2013: Voters in __________ go to the polls for the second round of a presidential election.

    Mali
    Yemen
    Afghanistan
    Dominica
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  52. August 11, 2013: Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Leader of the Opposition __________ participate in the first of three televised leaders debates ahead of September's federal election.

    Bob Baldwin
    Peter Hendy
    Tony Abbott
    Brendan Nelson
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  53. August 11, 2013: __________ held the first round of legislative elections to renew half the Chamber of Deputies and one third of the Senate. The final round will be held October 27.

    India
    Argentina
    Dominica
    Malaysia
  54. August 11, 2013: American golfer Jason Dufner wins the 2013 PGA Championship played at the Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford, __________.

    Utah
    New York
    Delaware
    Ohio
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and theaustralian.com.au

  55. August 12, 2013: __________ launches its first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant.

    Vanuatu
    India
    Botswana
    Tanzania
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and timesofindia.indiatimes.com

  56. August 12, 2013: The UK government threatens __________ with legal action over the imposition of additional border checks in Gibraltar.

    Greece
    Saudi Arabia
    Spain
    Albania
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  57. August 12, 2013: __________ is elected as President of Mali. Although results have not yet been made official, his opponent Soumaïla Cissé has conceded defeat in the election.

    Alpha Oumar Konaré
    Moussa Traoré
    Amadou Sanogo
    Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  58. August 13, 2013: Footage of the isolated and previously unseen Kawahiva tribe is recorded for the first time in the Amazon rainforest, in __________.

    Mexico
    Dominican Republic
    Brazil
    Mozambique
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and g1.globo.com

  59. August 13, 2013: The United States Department of Justice and six states file an antitrust lawsuit to block the proposed merger of __________ and US Airways.

    Allegiant Air
    American Airlines
    Air Canada
    Finnair
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and cnn.com

  60. August 14, 2013: The Eurozone moves out of 18 months of recession because of Germany and __________. There was a growth rate of 0.3% in the June quarter.

    Lebanon
    France
    Cyprus
    Lithuania
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk, theguardian.com

  61. August 14, 2013: A UPS cargo plane crashes at __________ in Alabama, killing both the pilot and co-pilot.

    Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
    Alabama Museum of Health Sciences
    Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
    Lane Park
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and alabamas13.com, reuters.com

  62. August 15, 2013: At least 20 people are killed and 200 injured in an explosion in southern Beirut near a complex used by Lebanon's militant group __________ in Lebanon. A previously unknown Syrian Sunni group claims responsibility in an online video.

    Marada Movement
    Palestine Liberation Organization
    Hezbollah
    Popular Resistance Committees
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and aljazeera.com

  63. August 15, 2013: __________ comes out as the first Openly gay wrestler in WWE.

    Tyson Kidd
    Erick Rowan
    Lucky Cannon
    Darren Young
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and wwe.com

  64. August 16, 2013: __________ changes its weekend from Thursday and Friday to Friday and Saturday.

    Tunisia
    Yemen
    Syria
    Maldives
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and yemenpost.net

  65. August 16, 2013: A magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Seddon, __________, causing moderate damage in the wider Marlborough region and national capital Wellington.

    Belize
    Papua New Guinea
    Zambia
    New Zealand
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and stuff.co.nz

  66. August 16, 2013: The Ministry of External Relations of Brazil rejects John Kerry´s official statement concerning that the electronic surveillance by the __________ was part of a strategy to “combat terrorism”.

    Defense Intelligence Agency
    Central Intelligence Agency
    Central Security Service
    National Security Agency
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and thehindu.com

  67. August 16, 2013: __________, former Iranian foreign minister, is appointed as head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.

    Mir-Hossein Mousavi
    Abulhassan Banisadr
    Ali Soheili
    Ali Akbar Salehi
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and www3.sari.irna.ir

  68. August 16, 2013: The infamous __________ is officially acknowledged by the United States.

    Interdimensional hypothesis
    Reptilians
    Men in Black
    Area 51
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and edition.cnn.com

  69. August 17, 2013: Residents evacuated from Greenhorn Gulch area in __________ from the Beaver Creek fire.

    North Carolina
    Alabama
    Texas
    Idaho
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and edition.cnn.com

  70. August 17, 2013: 31 people dead and at least 170 are missing as a ferry sinks after colliding with a cargo ship in __________.

    Turkey
    Vietnam
    Indonesia
    Philippines
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  71. August 18, 2013: Six people are injured in a bomb explosion on a bus in the eastern Indian state of __________.

    West Bengal
    Kerala
    Rajasthan
    Nagaland
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and deccanherald.com

  72. August 18, 2013: Bo Xilai, a former member of Politburo of the Communist Party of China, charged with bribery and corruption, will go on trial on August 22 in the city of __________.

    Jinan
    Shenzhen
    Shandong
    Chongqing
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  73. August 19, 2013: A train accident in __________ kills at least 37 pilgrims and injures over a dozen.

    New Zealand
    Pakistan
    India
    United Kingdom
  74. August 19, 2013: The 500th eruption this year of Mount Sakurajima in Southern __________ covers the major city of Kagoshima in a cloud of ash.

    Swaziland
    Cambodia
    Philippines
    Japan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  75. August 19, 2013: Russia and __________ begin discussing the main starting points and modality of the upcoming talks on a peace treaty.

    Saint Lucia
    Luxembourg
    Japan
    Denmark
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and itar-tass.com

  76. August 19, 2013: The British warship HMS Westminster arrives in Gibraltar amid tensions with __________.

    Malaysia
    Spain
    Cambodia
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and reuters.com

  77. August 19, 2013: The first same-sex marriages take place in __________, following the passage of the Marriage Equality Bill in April.

    Easter Island
    Cameroon
    New Zealand
    United Kingdom
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  78. August 20, 2013: The Whakaari / White Island volcano in the Bay of Plenty off __________'s North Island erupts.

    Uganda
    Sierra Leone
    New Zealand
    Samoan Islands
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and radionz.co.nz

  79. August 20, 2013: Turkey’s Prime Minister __________ accuses American and Israeli influence of being the ouster of Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi; which are denied by both.

    Tansu Çiller
    Nihat Ergün
    Erkan Mumcu
    Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
  80. August 20, 2013: A Pakistani court indicts former President Pervez Musharraf for his alleged involvement in the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister __________.

    Benazir Bhutto
    Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
    Azra Peechoho
    Faryal Talpur
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and washingtonpost.com

  81. August 20, 2013: Alan Rusbridger, the editor of __________, reveals that the British authorities forced the newspaper to destroy computer hard disk drives containing material leaked by Edward Snowden.

    Daily Mirror
    The Financial Times
    The Independent
    The Guardian
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk, theguardian.com

  82. August 20, 2013: Egyptian authorities arrest Muhammad Badie, the Supreme Guide of the __________, in Cairo. Mahmoud Ezzat, deputy leader of the Brotherhood, becomes temporarily the new Supreme Guide.

    National Congress (Sudan)
    Muslim Brotherhood
    Welfare Party
    Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  83. August 20, 2013: United States Senator Ted Cruz of __________ announces that he wants to renounce his Canadian citizenship, fueling speculation about a presidential run in 2016.

    Texas
    Massachusetts
    Kentucky
    Connecticut
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and washingtonpost.com

  84. August 21, 2013: __________ upgrades the recent leak of radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear disaster site to Level 3, a "serious incident," on the International Nuclear Event Scale.

    Antigua and Barbuda
    Japan
    Vatican City
    Swaziland
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and twitter.com

  85. August 21, 2013: 37 killed, 16 injured in a bus crash in __________, near the Chin Swee Temple.

    Kazakhstan
    Malaysia
    Saint Lucia
    Brunei
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and theglobeandmail.com

  86. August 21, 2013: 18 schoolgirls from Pembroke Hill School, and driver injured in bus crash near Bonner Springs, __________.

    Missouri
    Ohio
    Arkansas
    Texas
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and usatoday.com

  87. August 21, 2013: The Nigerian army officially claims the __________ leader Abubakar Shekau, is dead from a gunfight, although others claim Shekau is alive.

    Civilian Joint Task Force
    Bakassi Movement for Self-Determination
    Boko Haram
    Oodua Peoples Congress
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and theglobeandmail.com

  88. August 22, 2013: Severe tropical storm Trami arrives in southern China after killing seventeen people in the __________.

    North Korea
    Lebanon
    Uzbekistan
    Philippines
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and charlotteobserver.com

  89. August 22, 2013: Russian adventurer and priest Fyodor Konyukhov announces plans to cross the Pacific Ocean in a rowing boat from Valparaíso, __________ to Australia’s eastern coast.

    Senegal
    Sri Lanka
    Chile
    Dominican Republic
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and voiceofrussia.com

  90. August 22, 2013: Former New England Patriots tight end __________ is indicted for the murder of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd.

    Brandon Spikes
    Janoris Jenkins
    Aaron Hernandez
    Ahmad Black
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and espn.go.com

  91. August 23, 2013: Israeli warplanes strike Na'ameh, __________ in response to rocket attacks.

    Senegal
    Lebanon
    Maldives
    Montenegro
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and cbsnews.com

  92. August 23, 2013: Microsoft CEO __________ announces that he will retire within the next 12 months.

    John W. Stanton
    Steve Ballmer
    Mason Morfit
    Dina Dublon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and online.wsj.com

  93. August 23, 2013: __________, mayor of San Diego, California, due to resign on August 30 over sexual harassment allegations.

    Harry Reid
    Bob Filner
    Nancy Pelosi
    Daniel Akaka
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and latimes.com

  94. August 26, 2013: All 25,000 applicants to the __________ fail their entrance exams.

    African Methodist Episcopal University
    Stella Maris Polytechnic
    University of Liberia
    United Methodist University
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and bbc.co.uk

  95. August 27, 2013: The __________ near Yosemite National Park has now grown to about 281 square miles.

    Cedar Fire
    Marble-Cone Fire
    Rim Fire
    McNally Fire
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and scpr.org

  96. August 29, 2013: A bus accident kills 41 people and injures 33 in __________.

    Zimbabwe
    Malaysia
    Kenya
    São Tomé and Príncipe
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and news.ke.msn.com

  97. August 30, 2013: Poet __________ from Northern Ireland, recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature, dies aged 74.

    Derek Mahon
    Harry Clifton
    Seamus Heaney
    Seán Ó Ríordáin
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and theguardian.com

  98. August 30, 2013: A magnitude 7.0 earthquake is recorded off the coast of the __________.

    Aleutian Islands
    Yukon–Kuskokwim Delta
    Seward Peninsula
    Kenai Peninsula
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and huffingtonpost.com

  99. August 30, 2013: __________ has charged five men, including a Syrian army officer and a Sunni cleric close to the Syrian government, over bomb attacks on two mosques in the northern city of Tripoli last week that killed at least 47 people

    Afghanistan
    Malta
    Croatia
    Lebanon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and aljazeera.com

  100. August 31, 2013: At least 15 people die after liquid ammonia leaks from a refrigeration unit at a cold storage plant in __________.

    Minhang
    Shanghai
    Hong Kong
    Incheon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    via Wikipedia and news24.com

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