The Trump Transition Team Only Scored 5/12 On This Fake News Quiz. How About You?

Remember the days before “fake news” was a common household phrase? The good old days of trusting elected officials and the press are long gone. With different news outlets producing different versions of the same event, it’s hard to make heads or tails of the situation at hand. It doesn’t help thatShow More

Remember the days before “fake news” was a common household phrase? The good old days of trusting elected officials and the press are long gone. With different news outlets producing different versions of the same event, it’s hard to make heads or tails of the situation at hand. It doesn’t help that antagonistic friends and family post and re-post memes supporting their point of view ad nausea, despite lacking any semblance of truth.

It’s enough to drive anyone crazy. Who can keep track of what news story got debunked and which ones are actually true? Well, that depends a great deal on where you get your news from. Before you take this quiz, it isn’t a matter of what you want to believe versus what actually happened. Some headlines on this quiz are totally true, and only one option in each question is totally false.

How’s your truth detector? Read up via your favorite news source and then try your luck at this two truths and a fake news quiz!

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Musicians can be a little bit wacky, but one of these "facts" is actually fake. Spot the lie amongst the weird truths.

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    Tom DeLonge of Blink 182 has won an award for his research on UFOs
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    Rihanna has been quoted saying: "If Jesus hasn't answered your prayers, try Satan."
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    Spotify has dropped R. Kelly's music from all of it's promotional playlists in light of abuse allegations and misconduct
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    Moby has asserted that he knows for 100% sure that the Trump "pee tape" is real
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