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The GameStop surge, Biden's executive orders: Test your knowledge of January's money news

See if you've kept up with this month's news by answering these five questions.

US President Joe Biden reacts as he prepares to deliver his inaugural address on the West Front of the US Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.
Tasos Katopodis | AFP | Getty Images

January was a wild month for news. There were riots at the U.S. Capitol. A new president took office. And Reddit users unexpectedly sent GameStop stock soaring.

President Joe Biden signed a wave of executive orders during his first week in office, and a newly Democratic Congress began confirming Biden's picks for his Cabinet and working toward a new stimulus package. Meanwhile, the stock market continued to hit record highs, even as December's job losses were worse than expected.

See what you remember about this month's money news with our quiz.

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