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If You Get More Than Six Answers Right, You're A Fake News Superhero

Can you cut through viral internet BS?

Posted on December 23, 2016, at 2:25 p.m. ET

  1. A woman was deported from New Zealand for trying to smuggle a cat in her handbag.

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    A Canadian woman tried to smuggle her cat Bella into New Zealand in her purse. New Zealand called it a “very stupid attempt at smuggling.”

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    Via Ministry for Primary Industries
  2. The Minnesota Vikings opened their stadium to the homeless who needed shelter from the cold.

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    The story originated from a tweet by user David Dellanave, Snopes reported. Yahoo News and CBS Sports picked up the story, but Dellanave later admitted to spreading false information. He said he was trying to shed light on a social issue.

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    Via Getty Images
  3. A Jewish family in Pennsylvania had to flee their home after being blamed for the cancellation of a school Christmas play.

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    They just went on vacation.

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  4. It snowed in the Sahara Desert

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    And it's beautiful. As Gizmodo reports, once every ten years or so it snows in the famous desert. See more stunning photos here.

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    Via Karim Bouchetata
  5. Donald Trump said Nickelback will play at his inauguration.

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    As Snopes reports, the tweet doesn't appear on the president-elect's timeline and other performers have already been booked for the day.

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  6. A KKK member was sentenced to 30 years in prison for attempting to build an x-ray gun that kills Muslims.

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    The 52-year-old member of the Ku Klux Klan was sentenced to 30 years in prison for planning to kill Muslims with an x-ray gun.

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  7. A Russian reality TV show, which will premiere next summer with contestants attempting to survive in Siberia for nine months, will allow rape and murder.

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    Many news outlets, including the Guardian and the Daily Mail, reported about the violence being allowed. However, as Snopes writes, the man who runs the game denied the claims.

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    Via Getty Images

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