The Week of February 19, 2017 by CoenM

Champion(s):

GrahamJ
The real world is complex, so remember your origin.


Runner(s)-Up:

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


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 33 16 70 59 59 16 40 34 72 16 76 38
1 GrahamJ 418 99 00
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2 MyrowitzJ 416 97 15
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3 Kloefkorn 382 95 15
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4 GriffinJoe 377 93 15
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5 RichmondJ 357 91 15
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6 MatthewsP 351 88 15
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6 gregariouschinchilla 351 88 15
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72
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8 jveditz 349 84 15
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8 demian 349 84 15
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72
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10 akambour 344 82 15
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11 casketromance 338 80 00
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12 GoodmanDL 334 78 15
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13 Timm 324 75 15
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13 KingJA 324 75 15
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15 MoyseyC 316 72 15
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16 BClemens 313 70 00
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17 HallR 306 68 15
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18 HessJa 304 66 15
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19 ElendilPickle 302 64 15
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19 grimesr 302 64 15
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21 MilgromM 299 61 15
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22 orwant 293 59 15
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23 Bup 291 57 00
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24 rouquinne 285 55 15
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25 MorrisK 267 53 15
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26 LiptonM 257 51 00
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27 DreyfusB 253 49 15
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27 IvixorB 253 49 15
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29 v0max 251 46 15
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30 EdwardsT 248 44 15
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31 Vendy12 247 42 00
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32 PolinskyL 245 40 15
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33 EggCzar 244 38 15
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34 JJA 221 36 15
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35 ChengB 216 34 00
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36 bmrafferty 215 33 15
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37 HoH 211 31 15
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38 LeungT 202 29 00
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39 HightB 196 26 00
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39 WeaverR 196 26 15
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41 srs 193 23 00
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42 BednarczukJ 191 21 00
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43 RautY 189 19 15
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44 ChrisRosenberg 182 17 15
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45 Shosin 177 16 00
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46 YuC 174 14 15
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47 jefe 156 12 15
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48 BringMoreLegos 126 10 00
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49 Tarn 123 8 15
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50 lorijane 62 6 00
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51 VenguswamyK 46 4 00
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52 DouglasLovesVixey 0 1 00
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52 McClellanS 0 1 00
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Questions:

Uber hired what former US ATTORNEY GENERAL to investigate claims of sexual harassment within the company, prompted by a blog post by a former engineer who claims her boss harassed her and was not punished?

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Eric Holder

Restaurant Brands International, owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons, offered $1.8 billion in cash to acquire what FRIED CHICKEN RESTAURANT CHAIN?

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Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen

NASA announced the discovery of seven exoplanets - including three that could have liquid water and support life - orbiting around what ULTRA-COOL DWARF STAR, roughly 39 light years from Earth?

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TRAPPIST-1

What ORGANIZATION saw 11 local US chapters receive bomb threats on Presidents Day, bringing the total for the year to 69?

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Jewish Community Center (JCC)

What RETAILER announced plans to shut up to 140 stores by June, hoping to bolster earnings after its first annual profit since 2010?

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JC Penney

What former SECRETARY OF LABOR was elected as the new chair of the Democratic National Committee?

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Tom Perez

What REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN FROM CALIFORNIA called for a special prosecutor to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 Presidential election and the Trump administration?

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Darrell Issa

Malaysian officials confirmed that Kim Jong Nam was killed by what NERVE AGENT, leading to the closure and decontamination of the terminal in which he was killed?

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VX

What SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRY will have a runoff election for president between Lenin Moreno and Guillermo Lasso, neither of whom could garner the 40 percent of the voting in the first ballot required to win?

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Ecuador

An Indian engineer was killed and another wounded in a shooting in what US STATE, with the alleged assailant reportedly saying "Get out of my country" before opening fire?

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Kansas

The government of what AFRICAN COUNTRY released a statement saying that president Muhammad Buhari was in good health, which failed to allay concerns over his month-long medical trip to the U.K.?

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Nigeria

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a visit to what COUNTRY on Wednesday, hoping to allay concerns over US policy on immigration and US aid to that country?

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Mexico