The Week of March 27, 2016 by CoenM

Champion(s):

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Runner(s)-Up:

PolinskyL
If you're gonna procrastinate, do it right

SchwartzD
Never Underestimate The Power of the Schwartz


Quiz Description

12 things that happened last week, in question form.

Full Results:

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1 gregariouschinchilla 443 99 15
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2 PolinskyL 413 96 15
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2 SchwartzD 413 96 15
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4 MorrisK 383 94 00
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5 jveditz 382 92 15
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6 RichmondJ 366 91 15
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7 srs 353 89 00
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8 HallR 349 88 15
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9 LuskT 342 86 15
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10 zerocrates 341 85 00
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11 GambinoG 340 83 15
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12 PruettC 336 82 15
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13 MoyseyC 332 80 15
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15 felsenheldd 329 77 15
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16 FrostL 321 75 15
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17 v0max 319 74 00
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18 John 317 72 00
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19 BarthR 314 70 15
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19 KingJA 314 70 15
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21 NathanL 313 67 15
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22 WinchellV 312 65 15
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22 Dmm9999 312 65 15
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24 IrwinK 311 63 15
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25 KimberlinM 306 61 15
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26 AmmermanA 296 60 00
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27 JJA 294 58 00
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28 LiptonM 293 57 00
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29 KashyapN 291 55 15
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30 RobinJRichards 290 53 15
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31 RosenbergR 289 52 15
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32 quarterrican 288 50 00
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33 UllspergerA 279 49 15
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34 WolfischL 278 47 15
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35 MichaelK 273 46 00
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37 GoodmanDL 270 42 15
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39 Hawklaw 255 39 15
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40 ElendilPickle 251 37 15
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Questions:

A suicide bombing targeting Christians celebrating Easter in a local park killed 69 in what PAKISTANI CITY?

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Lahore

Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump's campaign manager, was charged with misdemeanor battery, stemming from an alleged incident with Michelle Fields, a reporter for what CONSERVATIVE NEWS OUTLET?

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Breitbart

An EgyptAir flight from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked, eventually landing in what COUNTRY, where the passengers were eventually released, and the hijacker - who apparently wanted to talk to his ex-wife, who lives in the country - arrested?

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Cyprus

This week saw the passing of world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid, whose body of work led to her becoming the first woman to win what ARCHITECTURE AWARD in 2004?

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Pritzker Architecture Prize

A federal judge struck down what US STATE's ban on adoption by same-sex couples on the same day its state senate passed a "religious freedom" bill that would allow for open discrimination against LGBT individuals?

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Mississippi

What UNIVERSITY announced it would rename its law school in honor of Antonin Scalia, based on $30 million in named and anonymous donations and the approval of the Scalia family?

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George Mason University

The Federal Reserve removed its overseers from what INSURANCE GIANT, after a federal judge ruled that the Financial Stability Oversight Council improperly labeled the company as a "systemically important financial institution," or too big to fail?

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MetLife

Google's mastery of April Fool's Day jokes took a hit when a "mic drop" button on Gmail that inserted a GIF of WHAT MOVIE CHARACTERS led users to accidentally send work and other emails with the GIF attached?

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Minions

Fighting resumed in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, which is located in Azerbaijan but is ethnically aligned with what other COUNTRY?

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Armenia

Syrian forces retook what CITY AND UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE from ISIS forces, allowing for a full accounting of destruction of its ruins, which Syria's chief antiquities official said were 80 percent intact?

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Palmyra

Tesla Motors unveiled what upcoming MODEL, a lower-cost sedan (starting price around $35,000) that already has 250,000 pre-orders?

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3

Five member's of the senior US Women's National Team in soccer filed a wage discrimination complaint against the US Soccer Federation with what FEDERAL BODY, noting the wide disparity in what they make compared to payouts for the men's senior national team?

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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)