The Week of June 26, 2016 by CoenM

Champion(s):

JohnD


Runner(s)-Up:

GambinoG


Quiz Description

Are you ready for the summer? Are you ready for the birds and bees, the apple trees, and twelve question on things that happened in the past week?

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 71 15 37 02 91 07 14 09 10 23 56 25
1 JohnD 427 99 15
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2 GambinoG 377 97 15
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3 RichmondJ 361 95 15
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4 EdwardsT 354 94 15
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5 PriceG 339 92 00
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6 HallR 338 90 15
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6 MarcotteM 338 90 15
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8 srs 333 87 15
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9 KelsoT 332 85 00
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9 gregariouschinchilla 332 85 00
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11 PolinskyL 319 82 15
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12 CarterBurke 314 81 15
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13 helitzur 312 79 15
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14 AmmermanA 305 77 00
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15 VaccaD 295 76 15
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16 KingJA 291 74 00
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17 PruettC 280 72 00
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18 KashyapN 279 71 15
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19 Kaya 277 69 00
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20 RonningD 269 68 15
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21 jveditz 264 66 15
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22 MoyseyC 258 64 00
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23 BarthR 247 62 00
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23 BatchelderD 247 62 00
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25 GoodmanDL 246 59 15
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26 LearyField 243 58 15
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27 DangerussW 233 56 15
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28 LighthartF 229 54 00
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28 OBrienJ 229 54 00
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30 WhitmireS 227 51 00
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31 letouj 223 50 00
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32 ForceStrong 222 48 00
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33 musicguy595 220 46 00
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34 MatherV 216 45 00
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35 StahlhutJ 214 43 00
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36 HightB 208 41 00
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37 GrahamJ 205 40 00
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38 LuskT 203 38 00
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40 HurleyH 201 35 00
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41 WilliamsK 199 33 00
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42 cruzich 198 31 00
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43 FrostL 194 30 00
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44 RobinJRichards 188 28 15
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45 awkward-penguin 185 27 00
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46 KnowlesJ 184 25 00
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47 ReinholdH 171 23 00
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48 MercureT 169 22 00
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49 LairdM 167 20 00
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50 CondonNJ1 153 18 00
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51 randalleng 150 17 00
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52 akambour 149 15 00
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53 RaiaB 147 13 00
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Questions:

The Popular Party gained seats, but did not gain a parliamentary majority in the latest election in what EUROPEAN COUNTRY?

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Spain

A 984-foot Chinese container ship became the first vessel to use the newly-constructed locks of what WATERWAY?

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Panama Canal

What LEADER of the UK's Labor Party said he would continue to fight for his position in the aftermath of sacking shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn for plotting a leadership coup, and the resignation of several other shadow ministers from leadership?

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Jeremy Corbyn

What NOBEL LAUREATE and witness to the Holocaust passed away at age 87, leaving a legacy of writing and speaking against intolerance and of his experiences, most notably in the book Night.

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Elie Wiesel

A successful two minute rocket burn marked the latest test of the solid rocket booster of what PROPULSION UNIT that will power the Orion space capsule to Mars?

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Space Launch System (SLS)

What RETAILER issued a recall for 29 million chests and dressers due to a risk of tipping, which is connected to the deaths of at least six children?

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IKEA

The Netherlands and Italy agreed to split a two year term on what UNITED NATIONS BODY, the first time since 1960 that countries have agreed to such an arrangement?

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Security Council

In Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the US Supreme Court struck down laws in what STATE that were considered unduly burdensome for women seeking an abortion?

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Texas

Bill Clinton's meeting with what MEMBER OF PRESIDENT OBAMA'S CABINET at the Phoenix airport raised claims of a conflict of interest (or worse) given the cabinet member's potential influence over the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails?

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch

ISIS claimed responsibility for three attacks in major cities: one at Istanbul's international airport, one at a cafe favored by an international clientele, and one on a busy street as locals broke their Ramadan fast. Name EITHER NATIONAL CAPITAL that saw attacks.

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Dhaka, Bangladesh or Baghdad, Iraq

What US STATE's "Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act," which would have allowed the denial of a range of services to LGBTQ people, was blocked when US District Judge Carlton Reeves issued an injunction against the day before it was set to take effect?

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Mississippi

What COUNTRY faces the potential of a hung Parliament, with neither the Labour party nor the ruling Liberal-National coalition of PM Malcolm Turnbull having yet earned the 76 seats required for a majority?

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Australia