The Week of August 14, 2016 by CoenM

Champion(s):

KelsoT
I have to have a motto? NO ONE TOLD ME I HAD TO HAVE A MOTTO!


Runner(s)-Up:

EberhardtN


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 25 04 10 07 29 40 42 74 00 84 00 02
1 KelsoT 445 99 15
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2 EberhardtN 412 97 15
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3 jveditz 375 95 15
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4 EdwardsT 362 94 15
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5 felsenheldd 347 92 00
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6 letouj 338 90 15
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7 gregariouschinchilla 335 89 15
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8 PolinskyL 330 86 15
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8 OrrenH 330 86 15
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10 LearyField 322 84 15
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11 CarterBurke 306 82 15
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12 WilliamsK 301 80 15
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13 EisenbergD2 293 79 15
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14 KroegerJ 283 77 15
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15 jonah 278 75 15
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16 HightB 271 74 15
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17 Ethan 270 72 15
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18 MatthewsP 266 70 15
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19 KashyapN 261 68 15
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19 BatchelderD 261 68 15
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21 AmmermanA 256 65 15
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22 srs 255 64 15
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23 MillerC37 254 62 15
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24 HessJa 244 60 15
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25 ElendilPickle 238 59 15
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26 OBrienJ 234 55 15
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26 KingJA 234 55 15
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26 GoodmanDL 234 55 15
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29 Shosin 230 52 15
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30 GrahamJ 228 50 15
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31 LiptonM 226 49 00
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32 GambinoG 225 47 00
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33 Kaya 223 45 00
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34 AdelmanM 219 44 15
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35 v0max 218 42 15
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36 VenguswamyK 214 40 00
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37 musicguy595 208 39 00
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38 RichmondJ 206 36 15
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38 TaylorMA 206 36 15
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40 Nicole 202 34 00
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41 akambour 201 32 15
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42 HoH 199 30 00
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43 FrostL 198 29 00
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44 BClemens 195 27 15
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45 KnowlesJ 194 25 15
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46 WareD 193 24 15
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47 ChrisRosenberg 187 22 15
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48 WhitmireS 179 20 00
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49 AdamK 171 19 15
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50 YangP 166 17 00
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51 MoyseyC 164 15 15
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52 Commodore 153 14 00
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53 DoyleE 142 11 00
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53 John 142 11 15
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55 lorijane 134 8 15
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55 randalleng 134 8 15
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57 HallR 124 5 15
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58 mellyjo 113 4 00
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59 MatherV 102 2 15
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60 casketromance 88 1 00
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Questions:

Kathleen Kane, the attorney general of what US STATE, was found guilty on nine counts, including two perjury counts, for leaking information from a grand jury proceeding and then lying about it?

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Pennsylvania

Fifteen detainees from a detention camp at what US MILITARY INSTALLATION were transferred to the UAE, the largest single release during the Obama administration?

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Guantanamo Bay

What CAMPAIGN CHAIR resigned from the Trump campaign, due to allegations of taking illegal payments while his PR firm worked in Ukraine and a staff shake-up that took away most of his influence?

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Paul Manafort

What INSURANCE GIANT announced it was pulling out of health care exchanges in 11 of the 15 states it currently operates in, either due to taking losses or as revenge for the Justice Department's block of a planned merger with Humana?

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Aetna

Russia's air campaign in favor of Syrian president Bashir Assad entered a new stage when it launched air strikes from a base in what COUNTRY, the first time since 1979 that the country has allowed a foreign power to conduct military operations from its territory?

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Iran

What MEDIA COMPANY bought Gawker Media at bankruptcy auction for $135 million, topping Ziff Davis's opening bid of $90 million?

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Univision

What NASDAQ 100 COMPANY announced it planned to lay off 5500 employees as part of its strategy to diversify into software while still providing its core products of switchers and routers?

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Cisco

Australia's policy of housing asylum seekers in other countries took a further hit when it announced it would close its center on Manus Island, which is part of what COUNTRY, after that country's Supreme Court found the center unconstitutional?

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Papua New Guinea

Flooding in what US STATE drew a visit from Donald Trump, and complaints from Trump about President Obama not visiting the state, even though the governor asked that neither man visit so relief efforts could take priority?

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Louisiana

Firefighters made ground on containing a massive fire in San Bernadino County in California, which is named for what HIKING TRAIL in the Cajon Pass area where the fire started?

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Blue Cut

The stupidest story from the Rio Olympics may be that of what US SWIMMER and 12-time Olympic medalist, whose claim of being robbed at gunpoint wound up being a cover story for vandalism committed at a gas station?

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Ryan Lochte

Sisco, a city on Corsica, became the third city in France (after Cannes and Villeneuve-Loubet) to ban what SWIMWEAR OPTION for Muslim women that allows them to swim while fully covered?

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