News quiz: FAA bans flights, virus spreads, Snoop Dogg has an adventure

How closely have you been paying attention to the news in the past week? Test your knowledge with Express' current events quiz.

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In a recent exchange with talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel, what did Snoop Dogg claim he did in the White House during a visit?

Run naked through the West Wing
Smoke marijuana in a bathroom
Make milkshakes with the Obama girls
Ask Michelle Obama if he could grow pot in the rose garden

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(Dan Balilty/AP)

In a notice that has since been lifted, the Federal Aviation Administration announced earlier this week that U.S. carriers were banned from flying to and from what country’s largest airport?

Ukraine
Mali
Israel
Russia

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What virus has claimed more than 600 lives in West Africa since February and was recently contracted by a doctor who has been fighting the outbreak in Sierra Leone?

Measles
Bubonic plague
Smallpox
Ebola

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(Kye R. Lee/The Dallas Morning News/AP)

Experts are warning that infertility is on the rise in African elephants in captivity. What do they speculate is causing this increase?

The noise and chaos of the zoo environment
A lack of socialization
Obesity
Contaminated peanuts

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(Al Bello /Allsport)

Who currently has the top-selling football jersey in the NFL?

Tom Brady
Peyton Manning
Michael Sam
Johnny Manziel

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(Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Ellen DeGeneres announced on Twitter this week that her wife, Portia de Rossi, will appear on the next season of what hit TV show?

“Scandal”
“Modern Family”
“Grey’s Anatomy”
“The Good Wife”

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Cantaloupe is NOT the culprit this time. But what is? (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

What is being recalled nationwide by a California company over concerns of possible listeria contamination?

Bagged spinach
Strawberries
Peaches
Herbs

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NYPD officers stand guard at the funeral service of Eric Garner on Wednesday. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The family of Eric Garner — the New York City man who died in police custody last week — is seeking a civil rights probe into his death after video surfaced of an officer placing him in an apparent chokehold. What crime did police suspect Garner of committing when the incident occurred?

Jaywalking
Selling loose, untaxed cigarettes on the street
Evading a fare gate at a subway station
Breaking a taxi-cab window

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