The Week of December 25, 2016 by CoenM

Champion(s):

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


Runner(s)-Up:

MyrowitzJ
The smartest part of me will always be my ass.


Quiz Description

Ho ho ho.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 31 44 29 72 80 42 40 36 44 68 08 48
1 CarterBurke 431 99 15
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2 MyrowitzJ 422 97 15
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3 srs 399 95 15
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4 GambinoG 387 93 15
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5 grimesr 379 91 00
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6 EggCzar 375 89 15
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48
7 AmmermanA 364 87 15
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48
8 Kloefkorn 362 85 15
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80
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08
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9 BClemens 354 83 15
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10 PolinskyL 348 82 15
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72
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11 lorijane 339 80 15
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12 Timm 335 78 15
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13 Shosin 332 76 15
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14 ChengB 321 74 15
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15 HightB 310 72 15
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16 v0max 305 70 15
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17 DreyfusB 303 67 00
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17 MoyseyC 303 67 15
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19 ReinholdH 294 64 15
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19 jveditz 294 64 15
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21 MorrisK 290 60 00
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21 akambour 290 60 15
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23 FrankensteinP 289 57 00
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24 Rhea428 285 55 15
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25 HallR 271 53 00
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26 BeningoS 252 51 00
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27 KingJA 250 50 15
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28 RichmondJ 220 47 15
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28 MercureT 220 47 00
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30 Snuffleupagus 215 44 15
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31 WangA 211 41 00
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31 LuskT 211 41 00
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33 RonningD 203 37 15
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33 HoH 203 37 15
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35 ScrosatiS 198 34 15
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36 orwant 192 32 15
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36 VenguswamyK 192 32 15
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38 felsenheldd 191 29 00
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39 GrahamJ 188 27 15
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40 TravisW 184 25 15
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41 GingerNinja 178 23 15
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42 mellyjo 161 20 15
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42 JJA 161 20 15
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44 RobinJRichards 159 17 00
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45 ChrisRosenberg 152 16 00
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46 CainM 144 13 00
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46 casketromance 144 13 00
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48 PruettC 143 10 15
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49 John 141 8 15
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50 Kaya 125 6 00
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51 HumbabaORiley 105 4 15
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52 RautY 84 2 15
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53 FrostL 80 1 00
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Questions:

Iran's deputy transport minister stated that the country's deal to buy 80 aircraft from what COMPANY was for only half of the $16.8 billion figure announced when the deal was first made?

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Boeing

A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that what BIG CAT is in danger of extinction, with only 7100 individuals living, mainly in Africa?

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Cheetah

The US said it had no objection to what COUNTRY running a drill involving its new aircraft carrier in the South China Sea, as it took place in international waters?

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China

Elected officials in what US STATE released a joint statement condemning an armed march planned for January by a white nationalist group?

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Montana

Fighting in Syria stopped after the major parties agreed to a cease fire, which if it holds will lead to peace talks in what FORMER SOVIET REPUBLIC?

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Kazakhstan

President Obama created the Bear Ears National Monument in what US STATE, protecting an area sacred to several Native Americans?

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Utah

President-elect Trump claimed success in the creation of 5000 jobs by what TELECOM COMPANY, apparently as part of an earlier commitment by Masayoshi Son to create US jobs in companies controlled by SoftBank?

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Sprint

China announced it would ban the trade and processing of what MATERIAL by the end of 2017, significant as it currently accounts for 70 percent of its world market?

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Ivory

Another week, another ambassador killed, as the Greek ambassador to what SOUTH AMERICAN NATION was killed by his wife's lover?

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Brazil

US sanctions against Russia for their hacking attacks on the US included sanctions against four officers from what MILITARY INTELLIGENCE AGENCY? Please give its three-letter acronym.

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GRU

This week saw the passing of Vera Rubin, whose work on galaxy rotation rates was instrumental in proving the existence of WHAT SUBSTANCE that makes up roughly a quarter of the universe?

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dark matter

ISIS rang out 2016 with twin bombings in what MIDDLE EASTERN CAPITAL, killing 25 in targeted attacks against Shiite Muslims?

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Baghdad