The Week of March 7, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

grimesr


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): 03 77 24 89 74 80 09 12 86 09 50 42
1 grimesr 376 98 15
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15
24
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80
15
09
15
15
86
15
15
15
42
2 jveditz 375 95 15
00
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15
24
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00
15
80
15
15
15
86
15
15
50
15
3 hypotactic 328 92 15
15
77
00
00
00
15
80
15
15
00
00
15
09
15
15
42
4 Vendy12 319 88 15
15
15
24
00
15
74
15
80
15
09
15
12
00
15
00
00
4 helene 319 88 15
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15
24
15
89
00
15
80
00
15
12
00
15
09
00
15
6 KlionskyG 304 83 15
15
77
15
00
00
00
00
15
09
15
12
15
86
15
00
15
7 RuizJ 272 80 15
03
00
00
15
89
15
00
15
09
15
15
15
09
00
15
42
8 RobinJRichards 257 77 15
03
00
15
24
15
89
00
00
15
15
12
00
15
09
15
15
9 DreyfusB 245 73 15
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15
24
00
00
00
15
09
15
12
15
86
15
09
15
00
9 TaylorMA 245 73 15
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15
24
00
00
15
00
15
09
15
00
15
15
50
15
42
11 KPope 227 69 15
15
77
15
24
00
00
00
15
09
15
12
00
00
15
00
15
12 McGeeDean 212 66 15
00
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15
24
00
00
15
80
15
09
15
00
15
09
00
00
13 FauxD 192 63 15
15
00
00
00
15
00
15
09
15
12
00
15
09
15
15
42
14 KonkelT 189 60 15
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15
24
00
00
00
15
09
15
00
00
15
09
15
15
42
15 srs 188 57 15
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15
89
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00
15
09
15
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15
00
00
00
16 groug 180 52 15
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15
24
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15
09
15
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15
42
16 SokolM 180 52 15
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24
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15
09
15
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42
18 Timm 179 48 15
03
15
77
15
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15
09
15
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00
19 shambolic 177 45 15
03
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24
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09
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42
20 GoodmanDL 173 42 15
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24
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09
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50
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21 JCEurovision 171 39 15
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24
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12
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42
22 MattK 159 35 15
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24
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09
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12
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09
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22 HortonR 159 35 15
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09
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12
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24 NathanL 144 30 15
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09
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25 Atomiccoffey 140 27 00
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77
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09
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09
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26 LynchT 138 23 15
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26 Tarn 138 23 15
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28 DeeKay 135 17 15
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09
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42
28 Squidpickles 135 17 15
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30 gaufqwi 132 13 15
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31 reallydumb4real 122 10 15
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09
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50
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32 ecpekkle 120 7 15
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12
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33 DouglasLovesVixey 113 4 15
03
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80
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34 KCrest 108 1 15
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Questions:

Juror selection began in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with committing third degree murder in the killing of what MAN?

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George Floyd

What EUROPEAN COUNTRY passed a ban on non-medical face coverings, which would ban the wearing of hijabs or burqas, which are rarely worn in public? The measure was spearheaded by the right wing Egerkingen Committee, which pushed a ban on minarets.

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Switzerland

The Biden cabinet continued to grow as the US Senate confirmed Merrick Garland for Attorney General and Ohio Congresswoman Martha Fudge as the secretary of what DEPARTMENT, run by Ben Carson during the Trump administration?

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Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Unilever announced that it would remove what WORD from packaing of its various brands - including Dove, Vaseline, and Axe - as surveys showed 7 in 10 consumers had a negative reaction to its use?

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normal

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggested new guidelines to screen for what FORM OF CANCER, starting at age 50 depending on a person's particular habits?

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lung

What AFRICAN COUNTRY saw over 100 people killed after a series of explosions leveled much of the seaside city of Bata? Sources not controlled by the government suggest the death toll is twice the official number.,

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Equatorial Guinea

Several European countries stopped using the Covid-19 vaccine made by what DRUG COMPANY, in partnership with Oxford University, due to reported cases of severe blood clotting?

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AstraZenica

Hours after signing the Covid relief bill, President Biden announced that all adult Americans would be eligible to get vaccinated starting on what DATE?

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May 1

Benjamin Netanyahu had to scrap a visit to the UAE as he couldn’t get clearance to fly over what COUNTRY? It’s believed the snub stemmed from Israel not allowing the country’s crown prince to visit the Al-Aqsa mosque, which the country co-administers.

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Jordan

What US AGENCY that normally deals with natural disasters was tasked with helping to manage an increase in unaccompanied children crossing the US border with Mexico?

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Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Russia throttled connections to what SOCIAL MEDIA SITE, in retail for the site not removing content banned in Russia and for their use of a “state-affiliated media” tag?

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Twitter

Members of the Biden administration noted that several attempts to engage what COUNTRY - including contacting its mission at the United Nations - have had no response? The country has had no contact with the US in over a year.

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North Korea