The Week of April 30, 2017 by CoenM

Champion(s):

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


Runner(s)-Up:

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 25 15 15 40 11 36 69 13 40 13 42 78
1 MyrowitzJ 445 98 15
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40
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36
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69
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15
42
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78
2 gregariouschinchilla 419 96 15
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40
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00
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69
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42
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78
3 LorinBurte 418 94 15
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36
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69
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15
40
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15
78
4 akambour 394 92 15
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40
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00
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69
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00
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42
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78
5 ChrisRosenberg 392 90 15
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40
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69
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13
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15
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42
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78
6 KPope 371 88 15
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40
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69
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40
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42
00
7 Rhea428 367 85 15
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40
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11
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69
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40
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42
00
7 KelsoT 367 85 15
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15
00
00
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69
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40
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78
9 CarterBurke 352 82 15
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40
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36
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69
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00
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42
00
10 rouquinne 329 80 15
25
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69
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13
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42
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11 helene 322 78 15
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40
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69
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13
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40
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00
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12 RichmondJ 318 76 15
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36
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42
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13 BarthR 313 73 15
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40
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11
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42
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14 FeitelD 306 69 15
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36
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13
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42
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14 Timm 306 69 15
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36
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13
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42
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14 AmmermanA 306 69 15
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36
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40
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42
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17 RobinJRichards 291 65 15
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36
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40
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18 grimesr 283 63 15
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36
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42
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19 LuskT 277 61 15
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40
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11
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00
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13
00
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00
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78
20 PolinskyL 275 59 15
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40
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00
00
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13
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42
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21 RautY 268 56 15
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40
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11
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69
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13
00
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00
00
21 KingJA 268 56 15
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40
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13
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40
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13
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42
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23 VenguswamyK 267 53 15
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69
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13
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24 HallR 266 50 15
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11
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42
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24 jveditz 266 50 15
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26 BClemens 256 46 00
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27 morbeedo 253 44 00
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28 HightB 252 42 15
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29 GoodmanDL 238 40 15
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30 DreyfusB 237 37 15
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30 FrayJ 237 37 15
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32 ElendilPickle 236 34 00
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33 MoyseyC 233 32 00
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34 MatchenD 228 30 15
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35 TerrieV 197 28 00
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36 lorijane 194 26 15
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37 Troydozzy 193 23 15
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38 Crow-T-Robot 183 21 00
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39 PipkeR 168 19 00
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40 scbantam 165 17 00
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41 RonningD 158 15 15
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42 LiptonM 154 13 15
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43 Adamlowemartin 126 11 15
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44 JudyD 120 9 00
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45 JCEurovision 99 6 00
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45 BringMoreLegos 99 6 00
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47 ClarksonB 95 3 15
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48 DouglasLovesVixey 28 1 00
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Questions:

What COUNTRY dispatched its largest naval vessel - a helicopter carrier - to escort a US ship to a port through its home waters, the first such deployment since the passage of a 2016 law that provides greater leeway for the nation's military to act?

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Japan

What MILITANT GROUP elected Ismail Haniya as its new leader in the same week it published an updated policy document that stated they could accept an interim Palestinian state set at pre-1967 boundaries, and that they are fighting against "occupying Zionist aggressors" rather than all Jews?

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Hamas

What EUROPEAN COUNTRY agreed to restructure areas of its economy, make further cuts to pensions and benefits, and increase taxes in order to obtain 7 billion euros in emergency funding and to start discussions on its 300 billion euro debt?

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Greece

The US Justice Department announced it would not press federal charges against two police officers from what STATE CAPITAL in the shooting death of Alton Sterling?

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Baton Rouge

What BRITISH ROYAL said he would no longer perform duties in public, quipping "I can't stand up much"?

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Prince Philip

Name ANY COUNTRY that Donald Trump will visit during his first foreign trip since taking office? (edited at 10:49 am, May 24, 2017 (MDT))

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Saudi Arabia or Israel or Vatican City or Belgium or Italy (this is why you wait until the full itinerary is published before writing the question!) (edited at 10:49 am, May 24, 2017 (MDT))

Thai officials continued to search for Vorayuth Yoovidhaya, the heir to what BEVERAGE empire, who is facing charges in a 2012 hit and run killing of a policeman?

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Red Bull

After the House approved the American Health Care Act, which will largely dismantle the broader health insurance coverage of the Affordable Care Act, Donald Trump praised the universal health care coverage of what COUNTRY while meeting with its prime minister?

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Australia

Eighteen students at what UNIVERSITY were charged with various crimes, including involuntary manslaughter, in the fraternity pledging death of Timothy Piazza? (edited at 5:16 pm, May 8, 2017 (MDT))

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Penn State

What COUNTRY announced a plan, backed by Turkey and Iran, to create four safe zones in Syria, saying they have not bombed targets in these zones since May 1 but would continue to bomb ISIS targets outside of the zones?

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Russia

Tennessee state senator Mark Green withdrew his name from consideration for Secretary of what ORGANIZATION in the Trump administration due to negative comments about the LGBT community?

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US Army

The Food and Drug Administration approved Radicava (eradavone), making it the second drug approved to treat what DISEASE, as it was shown to slow the disease's progression during a six month study in Japan?

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ALS (or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's disease)