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Was This Fake News Russian Or Not?

Test your skill!

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On Wednesday, the House Intelligence Committee released a sampling of the Facebook ads that a Russian troll operation posted and promoted on the social network during and after the 2016 presidential election.

Can you tell the difference between regular fake news and the Russian-sponsored fake news? Take this quiz to find out!

  1. Correct
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    Not Russian!

    This was part of a fake Facebook page meant to troll leftists.

  2. Correct
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    Wrong!

    Russian!

  3. Correct
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    Russian!

  4. Correct
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    Correct
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    Not Russian!

    But thank god this was a hoax!

  5. Correct
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    Not Russian!

    Actually, this came from Macedonian teens!

  6. Correct
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    Russian!

  7. Correct
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    Wrong!

    Russian!

  8. Correct
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    Not Russian

    This story comes from a fake news network right here in the US.

  9. Correct
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    Wrong!

    Not Russian.

    It's those Macedonian teens again!

  10. Correct
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    Wrong!

    Russian!

Katie Notopoulos is a senior editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Notopoulos writes about tech and internet culture is cohost of the Internet Explorer podcast.

Contact Katie Notopoulos at katie@buzzfeed.com.

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