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Do You Know What Happened In The News This Week?

The U.S. said it would take in more Syrian refugees, Apple introduced new iPhones, and Queen Elizabeth II became Britain’s longest-serving monarch. Take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories featured in the BuzzFeed News app and the BuzzFeed News newsletter this week.

Posted on September 11, 2015, at 7:35 a.m. ET

  1. 1. Apple's Fall Event

    AP

    Apple introduced new phones this week, the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. The company added a fourth color option in addition to space grey, silver, and gold. What is it?

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    Aquamarine blue
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    Midnight black
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    Snow white
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    Rose gold
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    It's rose gold

    The new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus are built on a faster chip A9 chip. There’s also a new rose gold option and new gestures based on the force of your touch. The new camera will shoot 4K video. The 6S will start at $199, and the 6S Plus will start at $299. Preorders begin Sept. 12.

    It's rose gold
  2. 2. Long Has She Reigned

    Mary Mccartney / PA WIRE

    Queen Elizabeth II became Britain’s longest-serving monarch this week, beating Queen Victoria’s record. How long had Queen Victoria been on the throne?

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    40 years and 14 days
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    48 years and 289 days
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    55 years and 117 days
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    63 years and 216 days
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    It's 63 years and 216 days

    Victoria served from June 1837 until her death in January 1901. The 89-year-old Queen Elizabeth II, Victoria's great-great-granddaughter, began her reign on February 6, 1952, at the age of 25, following the death of her father, King George VI. During her record reign, the Queen has overseen 12 prime ministers, seven Archbishops of Canterbury and visited 116 countries on official trips.

  3. 3. Speaking Of Reigns...

    AP

    Before losing at the U.S. Open on Friday, Serena Williams was hoping to tie Steffi Graf's record for most career women's Grand Slam titles during the open era (since 1968). How many did Graf win?

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    12
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    17
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    22
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    27
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    It's 22

    Steffi Graf won 22 Grand Slam tournaments. Graf is also the last player to win all four major titles — the French Open, Australian Open, Wimbledon, and the U.S. Open — in a single season, in 1988. Williams lost her bid to do so this year in a Friday semifinal loss to Roberta Vinci.

    It's 22
  4. 4. Murdoch's Media Empire

    AP

    Ownership of which media brand will be handed over to Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox?

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    National Geographic
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    Popular Science
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    Highlights for Children
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    Time
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    It's National Geographic

    After 127 years under the ownership of a non-profit, big changes are coming to National Geographic: The magazines, websites and other media assets are being shifted to a new company majority owned by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, with the non-profit National Geographic Society keeping a 27% stake in the new business.

    It's National Geographic
  5. 5. Obama vs. Republicans

    Andrew Harnik / AP

    Democrats stopped U.S. Senate Republicans from blocking one of President Obama’s signature achievements this week. What was it?

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    The nuclear deal with Iran
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    The health care law
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    The Trans-Pacific Partnership
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    Ending the Iraq War
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    It's the nuclear deal with Iran

    Republicans wanted to pass a resolution disapproving of the deal, which was reached in July, but Democrats blocked a final vote on the measure.

  6. 6. This Stuff Is Bad For You

    Thinkstock

    New York City voted this week to add a warning about what to chain restaurant menus?

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    Calories
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    Salt
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    Trans-fat
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    Sugar
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    It's salt

    Restaurants with more than 15 locations nationwide will need to add the labels in New York City chain restaurants starting Dec. 1.

  7. 7. Global Immigration Crisis

    Petros Giannakouris / AP

    Under direction from President Obama, the U.S. will accept how many Syrian refugees in the upcoming fiscal year?

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    10,000
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    20,000
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    35,000
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    65,000
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    It's 10,000

    President Obama on Thursday instructed the State Department to take in 10,000 Syrian Refugees in the next fiscal year. Recent developments in the global immigration crisis are bringing international outrage and calls for action as European nations struggle to deal with people fleeing war-torn countries such as Syria.

  8. 8. 2016 Presidential Campaign

    AP images

    Which presidential candidate danced the “Nae Nae” on “Ellen”?

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    Bernie Sanders
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    Hillary Clinton
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    Donald Trump
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    Mike Huckabee
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    It's Hillary Clinton

    Ellen DeGeneres asked Clinton about the controversy surrounding her personal email account, and she also gave Clinton her endorsement.

    It's Hillary Clinton
  9. 9. "Unprecedented Flooding"

    Jiji Press / AFP / Getty Images

    Which country experienced flooding that led 100,000 people to flee their homes this week?

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    China
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    Japan
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    Vietnam
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    India
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    It's Japan

    Heavy rainfall has led to major flooding in central Japan following a tropical storm, causing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes. Dozens more were stranded and entire buildings were swept away.

    It's Japan

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