The Week of October 16, 2022 by CoenM

Champion(s):

KPope


Runner(s)-Up:

KonkelT
Kai gwa!


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 00 38 00 07 63 19 00 50 13 07 32 88
1 KPope 370 96 15
15
38
15
15
15
15
19
15
15
15
13
15
15
32
15
88
2 KonkelT 270 90 15
15
38
15
15
00
15
19
15
00
15
50
15
13
15
15
00
3 Timm 265 84 15
15
15
00
00
15
63
15
15
15
15
13
15
07
15
32
00
4 LynchT 242 78 15
15
38
15
15
07
15
15
19
15
00
15
15
13
15
15
00
5 Tarn 237 71 15
15
38
15
15
00
15
19
15
00
00
15
13
15
15
32
00
6 ChrisRosenberg 207 65 15
15
38
15
00
15
15
15
19
15
00
15
00
00
15
15
00
7 loganstarr 205 59 15
15
38
15
00
15
00
15
19
15
00
00
15
13
15
15
00
8 HortonR 190 46 15
00
15
38
15
00
15
00
15
19
15
00
15
13
15
00
00
8 EggCzar 190 46 15
15
38
15
00
15
00
15
19
15
00
00
15
13
15
00
00
8 DouglasLovesVixey 190 46 15
00
15
00
15
07
15
00
15
00
15
50
15
13
00
15
00
11 KCrest 174 34 15
00
15
15
00
15
15
15
15
00
00
00
15
07
15
32
00
12 helene 155 28 15
00
00
15
00
15
07
00
15
15
00
00
15
13
15
15
15
13 alamble 153 21 15
00
00
15
15
07
00
15
19
15
00
15
15
15
07
00
00
14 JCEurovision 146 15 15
00
00
15
00
15
07
00
15
19
15
00
00
15
15
15
00
15 SokolM 125 9 15
00
00
15
00
15
07
00
00
15
00
15
15
13
15
00
00
16 DFisher 104 3 15
00
00
15
00
15
07
00
00
15
00
00
15
15
07
00
00

Questions:

What MUSICIAN, locked out of Twitter and Instagram over anti-Semetic statements, announced a deal to buy the right wing social media site Parler?

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Ye (ne Kanye West)

Russia stepped up its attacks on Ukrainian cities using suicide drones purchased from what other COUNTRY? The country denies selling the drones to Russia, while Ukrainian sources estimate Russia has bought at least 2400.

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Iran

What POLITICAL ADVISOR to Donald Trump was sentenced to four months in prison for criminal contempt of Congress for not complying with a subpoena from the January 6 committee?

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Steve Bannon

Liz Truss announced her resignation as prime minister of the UK, which led to renewed support for what FORMER PRIME MINISTER to retake the position? The former PM stated they had the support of 100 MPs to contest party leadership, but decided to not seek the office due to concerns over a lack of party unity.

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Boris Johnson

Researchers announced that they discovered a genetic link between bipolar disorder and what other MENTAL ILLNESS? They also stressed that personal experiences and environment continue to be major factors in developing the disease.

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Schizophrenia

What US SENATOR appealed to the US Supreme Court to block a subpoena to testify in front of a Georgia grand jury over Donald Trump's alleged tampering in the state's 2020 presidential voting? A federal appeals court found that he was required to comply with the subpoena.

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Lindsey Graham

The agent for what AUTHOR confirmed that he had lost the use of on of his eyes and one of his hands in the aftermath of an August knife attack?

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Salman Rushdie

President Biden visited what PENNSYLVANIA CITY to tout his infrastructure plan at the Fern Hollow Bridge, which had collapsed just before a January visit?

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Pittsburgh

What COUNTRY announced that it would reverse a decision made under previous prime minister Scott Morrison and no longer recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel?

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Australia

What CONVICTED RAPIST AND FORMER MOVIE PRODUCTER went on trial in Los Angeles over 11 additional claims of sexual assault and rape? He is currently serving a 23 year prison sentence over similar crimes committed in New York.

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Harvey Weinstein

A team of researchers, including recent Nobel Prize winner Svante Paabo, announced that studies of what PRECURSOR TO HUMANS showed that genetically related famlies often lived togthere?

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Neanderthal

Xi Jinping consolidated is power over China, packing the party's standing committee with loyalists and controversially taking a third term in what POSITION at the head of the Chinese communist party?

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Secretary General