The Week of February 12, 2017 by CoenM

Champion(s):

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


Runner(s)-Up:

jveditz
You'll Have to Speak Up, I'm Wearing a Towel


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 33 86 35 14 43 12 12 55 05 12 60 51
1 MyrowitzJ 432 99 15
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60
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2 jveditz 428 97 15
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55
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12
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60
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3 RautY 411 95 15
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86
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60
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51
4 Ethan 409 93 15
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4 LearyField 409 93 15
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6 grimesr 392 90 15
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7 AmmermanA 391 89 15
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8 ChengB 387 87 15
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9 srs 378 86 15
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10 LorinBurte 364 84 15
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11 LuskT 363 82 15
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12 RosenbergR 344 81 15
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13 Kloefkorn 333 79 15
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14 WhitmireS 330 77 15
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15 HallR 329 76 15
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16 MoyseyC 328 74 15
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17 Vendy12 324 71 15
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17 gregariouschinchilla 324 71 15
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17 RichmondJ 324 71 15
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20 felsenheldd 313 68 15
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21 akambour 308 66 15
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22 rouquinne 302 64 00
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23 ElendilPickle 299 62 15
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23 GrahamJ 299 62 15
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25 KingJA 295 59 15
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26 TaylorMA 291 58 15
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27 BClemens 271 56 15
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28 OlewnickB 270 54 00
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29 BringMoreLegos 251 53 00
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30 KitchenB 244 51 15
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31 Timm 241 50 15
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32 ReinholdH 239 48 00
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33 PrestonC 232 46 15
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34 LiptonM 228 44 15
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34 OBrienJ 228 44 15
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36 ChrisRosenberg 226 41 15
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37 GoodmanDL 216 39 00
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37 lorijane 216 39 00
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39 RobinJRichards 205 36 15
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40 Bup 199 35 00
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41 PruettC 191 33 00
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42 DreyfusB 190 31 15
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43 Tarn 170 30 15
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44 DoyleE 168 28 00
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45 LeungT 161 27 00
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46 VenguswamyK 157 25 00
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47 BeningoS 153 23 15
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48 FeitelD 152 22 15
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49 HumbabaORiley 151 20 15
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50 BednarczukJ 149 18 00
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51 HightB 134 17 15
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52 KleinJ 133 15 00
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53 HoH 126 13 00
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54 casketromance 124 12 00
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55 WeaverR 119 10 15
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56 JJA 106 9 15
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57 GelinasT 92 7 00
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58 BartholowJ 91 5 00
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59 AllardM 89 4 00
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60 McClellanS 54 2 00
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61 DouglasLovesVixey 27 1 00
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Questions:

Over 200,000 people were evacuated for two days due to concerns that the spillway of what CALIFORNIA DAM would collapse?

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Oroville Dam

What RETIRED GENERAL was named the acting national security advisor in the wake of Michael Flynn's resignation?

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(Joseph) Keith Kellogg

Malaysian authorities arrested three people - a man and two women - and suspect the involvement of four other men in the murder of what MAN, in what is thought to be an assassination approved by his half-brother, Kim Jong Un?

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Kim Jong Nam

Andrew Puzder, Trump's nominee for what CABINET POSITION, withdrew from consideration due to questions about his business practices and hiring of an undocumented immigrant as a housekeeper?

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Secretary of Labor

A Russian naval vessel took up patrol off the coast of what US STATE, apparently to gather intelligence from the US Navy's main East Coast submarine base?

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Connecticut

During a rambling news conference, Donald Trump asked journalist April Ryan if she could help set up a meeting with what GROUP OF LEGISLATORS, asking "[a]re they friends of yours?"

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Congressional Black Caucus (CBC)

A study published in Nature found that using MRI scans to measure overgrowth in certain areas of the brain could allow for the diagnosis of what DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDER in children as young as six months?

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autism

Kraft Heinz made a surprise $143 billion bid to take over what MULTINATIONAL consumer goods corporation, which was rejected?

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Unilever

At a rally in Florida, Donald Trump made a reference to a terror event that he claimed happened "yesterday" in what COUNTRY, leading its US embassy to request a clarification from the White House as no such event took place?

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Sweden

This week saw the passing of Norma McCorvey, who is better known as the plaintiff in what US SUPREME COURT case?

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Roe v. Wade

Also passing this week was what SHEIKH, sentenced to life in prison in 1996 for planning multiple bomb attacks in the US, and was believed to be involved in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center?

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Omar Abdel-Rahman (edited at 9:16 am, February 20, 2017 (CST))

A paper in the journal of the Geological Society of America posited the existence of a mostly-submerged eighth continent called WHAT, similar to the name of the country that makes up most of its visible territory?

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Zealandia