The Week of May 15, 2016 by CoenM

Champion(s):

MichaelK


Runner(s)-Up:

Shosin
No matter where you go...there you are.


Quiz Description

All the news that's relatively fit to ask questions about in an internet quiz.

Full Results:

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1 MichaelK 448 99 15
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2 Shosin 386 98 00
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3 BlackshawL 382 96 15
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4 SrikrishnanV 381 95 15
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5 VaughnF 370 94 15
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6 KashyapN 366 93 15
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7 LuskT 339 92 15
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8 WangA 337 90 15
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9 JordanG 332 89 15
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10 CarterBurke 325 88 15
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11 UllspergerA 318 87 15
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12 KroegerJ 311 85 15
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13 gregariouschinchilla 305 84 15
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14 GoodmanDL 300 83 00
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15 jonah 290 82 15
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16 EdwardsT 281 80 15
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16 GrahamJ 281 80 00
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18 EmilyT 279 78 15
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19 AmmermanA 277 77 15
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20 HallR 268 76 15
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21 PopeT-15 266 75 00
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22 WolfischL 265 73 15
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23 BarkerC 263 72 15
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24 musicguy595 262 71 00
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25 MoyseyC 258 70 15
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30 RobinJRichards 243 64 00
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33 KingJA 239 60 00
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34 OBrienJ 237 59 00
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35 ChrisRosenberg 236 57 15
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36 Hupfen 232 56 15
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37 BeanA 230 55 15
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Questions:

What US CITY saw its police chief, Greg Suhr, resign after the third fatal shooting by police of a suspect in six months, the cap to a year of the department being investigated for bias and corruption?

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San Francisco

What veteran NEWSMAN died at the age of 84, just eight days after retiring from 60 Minutes?

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Morley Safer

A multinational effort continues to find the wreckage - and the cause for the crash - of EgyptAir 804, which was destined for Cairo after taking off from what EUROPEAN CAPITAL CITY?

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Paris

Governor Mary Fallin of WHAT STATE vetoed a bill passed by its legislature that would have made performing an abortion a felony?

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Oklahoma

What MUSICIAN was reported missing - but later found OK - after being gone for more than 24 hours after leaving for a bike ride in suburban Chicago?

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Sinead O'Connor

China made almost no mention of the 50th anniversary of what PROGRAM, started in 1966 by Mao Zedong to help eliminate his enemies by having young people attack the "olds," or traditional societal norms?

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Cultural Revolution

What MAN-MADE LAKE and largest reservoir in the US - the source of water for over 20 million people - recorded its lowest water level in history, thanks to to a continuing drought in the Colorado River basin?

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Lake Mead

Tsai Ing-wen became the first female president of what ISLAND, amid concerns over a continuing economic downturn?

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Taiwan

Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour was killed in a drone strike while he was traveling in what largest PROVINCE of Pakistan, located on the Afghan border?

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Baluchistan

On Friday, President Obama signed into law a bill that would allow the remains of Women Airforce Service Pilots veterans to be laid to rest in what CEMETERY?

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Arlington National Cemetery

Amina Ali Nkeki became the first of the over 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram from a school in what NIGERIAN TOWN to be rescued after escaping the group and being found by members of an anti-Boko Haram militia?

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Chibok

The US Commerce Department imposed increased duties on China and Japan on the cold-rolled variety of what METAL, a largely political move to protest market-skewing sales by those countries?

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steel