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Major Republican fundraising, a hurricane in the Bahamas, and airstrikes in Syria. We're doing a daily news quiz all week to mark the launch of the BuzzFeed News app for Android.

Posted on October 1, 2015, at 7:53 a.m. ET

  1. 1. Hurricane J

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    A hurricane neared the Bahamas and became a Category 3 storm. What is its name?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Joaquin

    "A hurricane warning was in effect for the central and northwestern Bahamas, with the storm's center expected to be near or over the islands by Thursday before turning north, the hurricane center said," CNN reports.

  2. 2. 2016 U.S. Presidential Race

    Which Republican candidate for U.S. president raised more than $20 million in the last three months?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Ben Carson

    The Associated Press called it "a haul of campaign cash that shatters records and sets a new bar for his GOP rivals."

  3. 3. Airstrikes In Syria

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    Which country began bombing Syria on Wednesday, prompting the U.S. to accuse it of "pouring gasoline on the fire"?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Russia

    Russia launched its first airstrikes in Syria on Wednesday, hours after the upper house of parliament unanimously voted to give President Vladimir Putin permission to deploy its armed forces.

    Via AP

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