The Week of October 8, 2017 by CoenM

Champion(s):

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Runner(s)-Up:

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 24 15 84 83 38 25 17 22 02 38 02 77
1 gregariouschinchilla 479 99 15
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2 LorinBurte 405 97 15
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3 KelsoT 394 95 15
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4 rouquinne 360 93 15
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5 lshultz82 344 91 15
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77
5 BClemens 344 91 15
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77
7 akambour 338 88 15
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8 grimesr 329 84 15
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77
8 srs 329 84 15
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8 PrestonC 329 84 00
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11 Vendy12 307 80 15
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11 UllspergerA 307 80 15
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13 Kloefkorn 304 77 15
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14 KPope 296 75 00
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15 EggCzar 292 74 15
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16 ChengB 277 71 15
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16 IvixorB 277 71 15
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18 ecpekkle 275 68 15
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19 RichmondJ 265 66 15
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20 AmmermanA 254 65 15
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21 RebstockJ 253 62 15
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21 KingJA 253 62 15
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23 PolinskyL 252 59 15
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24 IyerM 239 56 15
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24 jveditz 239 56 15
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24 GoodmanDL 239 56 15
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27 DreyfusB 236 51 15
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27 LiptonM 236 51 15
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29 BringMoreLegos 231 49 00
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30 BarthR 229 47 15
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31 TimL 223 45 15
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32 GiaquintoM 222 42 15
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32 MatchenD 222 42 00
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34 RautY 216 40 00
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35 MoyseyC 214 38 15
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36 felsenheldd 213 36 15
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37 RobinJRichards 209 34 00
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38 OBrienJ 205 33 00
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39 Michalle 199 31 15
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40 McClintockJ 189 29 15
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41 apeekrtr 188 27 15
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42 HightB 184 25 15
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43 FeitelD 182 24 15
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44 Crow-T-Robot 177 22 15
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45 lorijane 174 20 00
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46 Commodore 171 18 15
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47 rwv37 169 16 00
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48 helene 158 15 15
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49 ArunH 156 12 15
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49 RonningD 156 12 00
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51 VenguswamyK 154 9 00
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52 Longford 150 8 15
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53 HallR 147 6 00
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54 HoH 117 4 15
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55 PipkeR 71 2 15
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56 DouglasLovesVixey 54 1 00
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Questions:

What EPA ADMINISTRATOR announced that he would sign a rule to start the rollback of the Clean Power Plan?

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Scott Pruitt

The US and what COUNTRY escalated a diplomatic row that saw visa services for both severely curtailed, all part of a larger conflict over Fethullah Gulen, who is blamed for an attempted coup in 2016?

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Turkey

Wildfires continued to rage across wide swaths of northern California, fueled by what SHARP, NORTHERNLY WIND, similar to the Santa Ana winds, which was given its name during the 1991 Tunnel fire that ravaged Oakland and the East Bay?

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diablo

The steel company named for what JAPANESE CITY found itself in a widening scandal over having falsified quality data for some of its products for up to a decade, affecting nearly 500 clients, including Airbus and Daimler?

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Kobe

Donald Trump announced that he would nominate Kirstjen Nielsen to lead what CABINET DEPARTMENT, making her the first person who had previously worked in it to become its leader?

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Homeland Security

Twin bomb blasts in what AFRICAN CAPITAL killed at least 276 people, with additional deaths expected as rescue crews search the Safari Hotel?

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Mogadishu

The US announced it would withdraw from what INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION, citing a need for reform and an anti-Israel bias (which Israel also cited when announcing that they were also leaving)?

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UNESCO

Hamas and Fatah reached an agreement on the governing of what TERRITORY, seized by Hamas in 2007 and currently under a land and sea blockade by both Egypt and Israel?

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Gaza Strip

What ORGANIZATION announced it would begin to accept girls as members, with girl-only dens starting next year and a program for older girls starting in 2019?

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Boy Scouts of America

Guatemalan police arrested Ángel Gabriel Reyes Marroquín, also known as Blanco, the head of what STREET GANG that's been a focus of the Trump administration?

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MS-13 (Mara Salvatrucha)

Donald Trump refused to certify that what COUNTRY was abiding by the terms of a 2015 accord where it pledged not to develop nuclear weapons, putting the future of the deal in doubt?

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Iran

Scientists reported a second catastrophic breeding season for what TYPE OF PENGUIN in the east Antarctic, with only two chicks surviving due to starvation caused by late season ice, forcing parents to take a longer trip to the sea to get food?

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Adelie