The Week of May 1, 2016 by CoenM

Champion(s):

SrikrishnanV


Runner(s)-Up:

CarterBurke
Maybe we can build a fire, sing a couple of songs, huh? Why don't we try that?


Quiz Description

Good luck, comrades!

Full Results:

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1 SrikrishnanV 492 99 15
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2 CarterBurke 475 98 15
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3 KelsoT 450 96 15
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4 KashyapN 391 95 15
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5 gregariouschinchilla 390 94 15
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6 GoodmanDL 389 93 15
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7 SchwartzD 384 91 00
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8 srs 382 90 00
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9 letouj 380 89 00
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Questions:

Marine archaeologists in Rhode Island believe they've discovered the wreck of what FAMED SHIP, which was sold to a private investor after serving as James Cook's flagship, and intentionally scuttled in Newport harbor during the Revolutionary War?

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Endeavour

A sickout by teachers in what US CITY closed 94 of its 97 public schools, an action prompted by concerns over state aid to meet teacher payroll?

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Detroit

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the shadowy figure who created what VIRTUAL CURRENCY?

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Bitcoin

A study following contestants from what NBC REALITY TV PROGRAM found that changes in basal metabolism rate and hormone levels caused its former contestants to regain weight, even in the face of continued diet and exercise?

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The Biggest Loser

In a sad turn of events, the British research ship on track to be named Boaty McBoatface will actually be named after what NATURALIST known for TV series like Lifeand Frozen Planet?

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David Attenborough

Wildfires forced the evacuation of 80,000 people in Fort McMurray, a key location in the oil industry of what CANADIAN PROVINCE?

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Alberta

Sadiq Khan made history by becoming the first Muslim mayor of what EUROPEAN CAPITAL CITY?

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London

What controversial STATE SUPREME COURT CHIEF JUSTICE was suspended - and may face removal from the bench - for ordering county clerk's offices to not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, attempting to nullify federal decisions legalizing same-sex marriage?

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Roy Moore

What country removed long-time oil minister Ali al-Naimi from his post, in part for his refusal to cut production, which created the recent oil glut that saw prices tumble?

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Saudi Arabia

The European Central Bank announced it would stop issuing Euro notes in what DENOMINATION by the end of 2018, due to their use in criminal activity?

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500

The Miami Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates moved a two game series originally to be held in what CITY to Miami due to concerns about the Zika virus?

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San Juan

Bolivian president Evo Morales claimed what COUNTRY was threatening his country by building a military base within 10 miles of their border, a claim the country denies, saying it is only increasing patrols in a region near the Silala River?

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Chile