Lighter Side of News (May 5, 2017) by HallR

Champion(s):

alamble


Runner(s)-Up:

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Quiz Description

This week's quiz.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 84 25 31 41 30 59 31 18 49 54 78 88
1 alamble 474 99 15
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2 gregariouschinchilla 456 97 00
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3 BarthR 420 95 15
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4 MoyseyC 398 94 15
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5 GoodmanDL 393 92 00
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6 BringMoreLegos 377 91 00
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7 HoH 376 89 15
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8 AndinoK 364 87 15
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9 quarterrican 360 86 00
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10 Kloefkorn 344 84 00
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11 garrybl 337 83 15
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12 PrestonC 330 81 00
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13 ElendilPickle 329 79 00
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14 AdelmanM 326 78 00
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15 heystephen 324 76 00
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16 Commodore 322 75 00
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17 CarterBurke 318 73 15
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18 Ruwisc 309 71 00
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19 jveditz 307 69 00
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19 MatherV 307 69 15
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21 PipkeR 305 66 00
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22 RautY 302 65 00
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23 helene 299 63 00
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24 KleinJ 297 62 00
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25 MyrowitzJ 295 60 00
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26 Rhea428 294 58 00
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27 ChrisRosenberg 279 57 00
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28 CainM 276 55 00
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29 rouquinne 274 54 00
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30 Jon 273 52 00
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31 akambour 270 50 00
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32 GhostsDaddy 265 49 00
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33 Nicole 264 47 00
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34 MurphyCD 261 45 00
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35 Tarn 256 44 00
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36 CoenM 254 42 00
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37 Crow-T-Robot 253 41 00
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38 DoyleE 250 39 00
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39 VenguswamyK 248 37 00
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39 morbeedo 248 37 00
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41 ChengB 246 33 00
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41 JudyD 246 33 00
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43 AdamKing 238 31 00
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44 HessJa 235 29 00
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44 TolleyG 235 29 00
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46 HurleyH 233 26 00
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47 DFisher 217 25 00
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48 Vintsanity 209 23 15
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49 VaughnF 177 21 00
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50 BoulierJ 176 20 00
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51 KPope 164 18 00
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52 DaveS 146 16 00
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53 AllardM 142 15 00
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54 IvixorB 141 13 15
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55 GingerNinja 135 12 00
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56 Troydozzy 134 10 00
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57 AmmermanA 119 8 00
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58 felsenheldd 103 7 00
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59 ClarksonB 86 5 00
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60 lorijane 79 3 00
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60 BednarczukJ 79 3 00
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62 DouglasLovesVixey 56 1 00
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Questions:

Boxing fans were treated to quite the spectacle last Saturday with a thrilling Heavyweight Championship bout in which Anthony Joshua defeated Wladimir Klitschko with a TKO in the 11th round. At what storied sporting venue was this fight held at?

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Wembley Stadium

What anticipated television series, based on a novel by Neil Gaiman, debuted last Sunday night on the STARZ network?

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American Gods

Seen here is a photo from 1967 of a woman named Geraldine Dodd. Ms. Dodd's grandson recently posted this image on the internet, leading to a series of events that resulted in what younger woman to exclaim 'holy crap!' and to invite Ms. Dodd to have a drink with her?

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Scarlett Johansson

There is a new #1 hit song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week, "That's What I Like" by what artist who was once the halftime performer at the Super Bowl?

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Bruno Mars

"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" opens in theaters this weekend. What actress plays the character Gamora in the film?

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Zoe Saldana

Sports Illustrated magazine recently featured 17 year-old phenom Hunter Greene from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California on it's cover. One of the few times a high school athlete has graced the cover of the magazine, SI states that Greene is the star that a certain sport needs right now. What sport does Greene play?

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Baseball

Mazel tov! The co-hosts of what political talk show announced this week that they are engaged to get married, a situation that has been called "the worst kept secret" in television?

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Morning Joe

What two words have been marked out (in red) from the press release seen here?

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Fyre Festival

The Edmonton Oilers are currently in a tough series (tied 2-2 as of Thursday May 4th) during the second round of the NHL playoffs. What team are the Oilers playing against?

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Anaheim Ducks

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Nope, not 'Hamilton' this year". The nominees for the 2017 Tony Awards were announced on Tuesday. Name one of the four stage productions that are nominated in the category of Best Musical.

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Come From Away; Dear Evan Hansen; Groundhog Day The Musical; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

In 2014 & 2015, Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix. The 2017 edition of the race was held last Sunday and was won by Hamilton's Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas. This is Bottas' first Formula One win. What nation is Bottas from?

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Finland

Finally, 2017 is not even half over and there has been multiple news events that involve the personal/family lives of experts on Korea. You remember "BBC dad" Robert Kelly who is an expert on Korea. Now, Sheila Miyoshi Jager, a professor at Oberlin College, and an authority on Korean history and affairs, made news this week due to what revelation?

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Barack Obama had proposed marraige to her