The Week of July 9, 2017 by CoenM

Champion(s):

MatthewsP
Quiz Free or Die


Runner(s)-Up:

CarterBurke
Maybe we can build a fire, sing a couple of songs, huh? Why don't we try that?


Quiz Description

Full Results:

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1 MatthewsP 360 99 15
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2 CarterBurke 342 97 15
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3 LorinBurte 339 95 15
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4 KelsoT 333 94 15
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5 GoodmanDL 332 92 15
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6 grimesr 327 91 15
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7 Troydozzy 321 89 15
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8 helene 314 87 00
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9 musicguy595 311 86 00
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10 KonkelT 307 84 15
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11 ChengB 306 82 00
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11 RichmondJ 306 82 15
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13 HallR 300 79 15
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14 DugglebyB 299 78 00
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15 PolinskyL 297 76 15
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16 WinchellV 296 74 15
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16 DreyfusB 296 74 15
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18 RobinJRichards 293 71 00
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19 gregariouschinchilla 292 70 15
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20 Michalle 291 68 15
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21 THEJMAN 289 66 15
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22 ChrisRosenberg 282 65 15
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23 morbeedo 280 63 00
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24 rwv37 279 62 00
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25 srs 277 59 15
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25 rouquinne 277 59 15
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27 Nicole 262 57 00
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28 ElendilPickle 259 55 15
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29 jveditz 257 54 15
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30 MoyseyC 250 52 00
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31 PrestonC 247 50 15
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32 BeningoS 243 49 00
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33 Commodore 242 47 15
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34 BringMoreLegos 241 45 15
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34 FeitelD 241 45 15
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36 BillyH 240 42 15
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37 Ruwisc 238 41 00
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38 GingerNinja 234 39 15
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39 lorijane 229 37 15
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40 BillPennington 227 36 15
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41 bev48 225 34 00
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42 RautY 224 33 00
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43 orwant 222 31 00
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44 KPope 220 29 15
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45 HoH 218 28 00
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46 VenguswamyK 217 26 00
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47 Timm 215 25 15
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48 felsenheldd 214 23 00
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49 AmmermanA 210 21 00
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50 mellyjo 206 20 00
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51 RabinK 204 18 15
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52 VerandaGardener 201 16 00
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53 MatherV 200 15 00
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54 Crow-T-Robot 190 13 00
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55 BednarczukJ 185 12 00
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56 GrahamJ 183 10 15
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57 clarashel 182 8 15
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58 DoyleE 154 7 00
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59 v0max 145 5 00
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60 JJA 142 4 00
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61 JCEurovision 139 2 00
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62 DouglasLovesVixey 45 1 00
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Questions:

Cardinal George Pell, the highest-ranking financial officer at the Vatican, returned home to what COUNTRY to face charges of sexual abuse allegedly committed in the 1980s?

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Australia

The prime minister of Iraq formally declared victory over the Islamic State in recapturing what CITY, a process that took nine months and left over 900,000 people displaced?

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Mosul

With the breakdown of health, sanitation, and water systems due to its civil war, Yemen has recorded nearly 300,000 cases of what DISEASE, with the International Committee of the Red Cross estimating that there are 7000 new cases every day?

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cholera

With UN peacekeepers scheduled to leave in October, what CARIBBEAN COUNTRY announced it would reform its army, a move criticized by some due to the abuses of the previous army and for diverting resources away from the national police force?

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Haiti

The IOC approved a plan to have the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympics hosted by what TWO CITIES, though the order has not yet been determined?

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Los Angeles, Paris

As anticipated for months, a massive iceberg broke off of the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica, drawing size comparisons to what US STATE, the closest in area to the iceberg's 2200 square miles?

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Delaware

China announced it would establish its first overseas military base in what AFRICAN COUNTRY, where the US and France also have bases, in order to "better serve Chinese troops when they escort ships in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off the Somali coast, perform humanitarian rescue, and carry out other international obligations.”

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Djibouti

Liu Xiaobo, China's only Nobel laureate in what AREA, died of liver cancer while on medical parole from the prison term he was serving when he won his award in 2010?

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Peace

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell announced a delay in voting for his revamped healthcare bill while what OTHER SENATOR recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot?

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John McCain

The Trump administration says it will go back to the Supreme Court to fight a ruling by district judge Derrick Watson of what US STATE that expanded the definition of relationships exempted by the ban?

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Hawaii

Speaking of the Trump administration, who is the only CURRENT MEMBER OF THE ADMINISTRATION who was apparently present for Donald Trump, Jr.'s June 9, 2016 meeting with various Russians who claimed they had damaging information on Hillary Clinton? He did not disclose the meeting on his security clearance application until June 21, 2017.

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Jared Kushner

Maryam Mirzakhani, the first (and only) woman to win what "NOBEL PRIZE" OF MATH (for her work in geometry and dynamical systems) passed away from breast cancer at the age of 40?

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Fields Medal