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If You Get 3/7 On This Quiz, You're Drowning In Fake News

This week we have stories about bikers, Mali, and an inflatable unicorn float.

Posted on August 17, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. ET

  1. 1. Is this tweet from fired FBI agent Peter Strzok real or fake?

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    It's fake!

    The account was a fake, but many people, including reporters and commentators, thought it was real.

  2. 2. Ahead of its election, the internet was shut down in Mali.

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    It's real!

    The internet was shut down in the entire country, Reuters reports.

  3. 3. Police had to rescue four women who got stuck on an inflatable unicorn.

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    It's real!

    Yup, it's real, and yup, there's video.

  4. 4. Donald Trump was scared by a protester who yelled "Allahu akbar" at one of his rallies.

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    You can watch the full video here.

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    It's fake!

    This viral video, which has over 3 million views on Facebook, is of a 2016 rally. The protester did not shout "Allahu akbar," Snopes reports.

  5. 5. There was widespread voter fraud during the Ohio election.

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    It's fake!

    A Breitbart article misrepresented the issue, which spread like wildfire across conservative news sites. Ohio's secretary of state says older voters were given placeholder birthdates on their registrations, which resulted in some appearing to be 116 years old. But they were legit voters.

  6. 6. A Little League player said a porn star was his favorite actor.

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    It's fake!

    Although this post got a boost from a lot of Twitter users, including Johnny Sins himself, the player was originally answering the question about what his favorite school subject was. The answer was "science," Snopes reports.

  7. 7. Is this Donald Trump tweet real or fake?

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    It's fake!

    The screenshot made the rounds online, but the president's real tweet about Bikers for Trump did not include this photo, Snopes reports.

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