The Week of December 31, 2017 by CoenM

Champion(s):

zerocrates
Let me worry about blank


Runner(s)-Up:

WangA
hi


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 27 13 07 83 68 44 46 18 40 58 54 08
1 zerocrates 452 99 15
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2 WangA 385 97 15
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3 PrestonC 378 96 15
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4 LorinBurte 356 94 15
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5 RichmondJ 342 92 15
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6 EggCzar 331 91 15
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7 GarciaD 327 89 15
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8 KPope 325 88 15
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9 Nicole 321 85 15
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9 PolinskyL 321 85 15
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11 KashyapN 320 83 15
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12 DreyfusB 318 82 00
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13 IyerM 314 80 15
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14 Ren 313 78 00
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14 RobinJRichards 313 78 15
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16 rouquinne 309 75 15
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17 felsenheldd 299 74 15
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18 MoyseyC 295 72 15
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19 StahlhutJ 294 71 15
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20 BringMoreLegos 288 69 00
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21 BClemens 283 67 15
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22 Commodore 282 66 15
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23 HoH 273 64 15
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24 MirandaM 272 63 15
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25 MatchenD 260 61 15
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26 FeitelD 258 60 15
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27 ADeLong 254 57 15
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27 apeekrtr 254 57 15
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29 KleinJ 249 54 15
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29 DreierR 249 54 00
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31 Timm 248 51 15
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31 Bup 248 51 15
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33 Crow-T-Robot 246 49 15
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34 ElendilPickle 244 46 15
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34 akambour 244 46 15
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36 gregariouschinchilla 240 44 15
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37 jveditz 239 42 15
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38 Vendy12 238 40 15
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38 LoC 238 40 15
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40 srs 237 38 15
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41 HightB 232 36 00
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42 LiptonM 224 35 15
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43 GrahamJ 220 33 15
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44 mellyjo 219 31 00
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44 YuC 219 31 00
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46 Michalle 214 28 00
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46 chc 214 28 00
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48 ecpekkle 206 25 15
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49 KingJA 203 24 15
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50 PipkeR 201 21 00
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50 ClouseBrian 201 21 15
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52 DoyleE 191 19 00
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53 Mickey 185 17 15
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54 MartinJ2 178 16 15
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55 TimL 170 14 15
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56 GoodmanDL 164 13 15
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57 gaufqwi 162 11 00
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58 ArunH 160 10 15
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59 RautY 148 8 00
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60 TerrieV 136 7 00
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61 HumbabaORiley 115 5 15
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62 JCEurovision 96 3 00
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63 DFisher 88 2 00
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64 DouglasLovesVixey 61 1 00
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Questions:

After Donald Trump blasted it in his first tweet of 2018, saying that $33 billion in aid given over 15 years was wasted, the US announced it would freeze most security aid to what COUNTRY?

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Pakistan

What US STATE started recreational marijuana sales statewide, a result of voters approving Proposition 64 in 2016?

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California

What US SENATOR announced he would retire after serving seven terms, which is expected to open a path for Mitt Romney to run for the seat?

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Orrin Hatch

What SECURITY VULNERABILITY, related to the Spectre vulnerability, was found to allow reading of kernel memory (among other mapped memory), a flaw present in almost all Intel chips and some chips from other makers?

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Meltdown

A storm that brought high winds and snow from Florida to Maine was an example of what ONE-WORD WEATHER PROCESS, defined as when a midlatitude cyclone rapidly intensifies, dropping at least 24 milibars in pressure over a 24 hour period?

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bombogenesis

ISIS decided to take on a new foe by calling on its members to attack what RELIGIOUS-POLITICAL GROUP for its inability to prevent US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and for the group's crackdown on Islamist organizations while ruling Gaza?

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Hamas

Consumer Reports urged people to avoid eating what TYPE OF LETTUCE, concerned that it is the source of e. coli.infections in both Canada and the US?

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romaine

Much of the US political talk was over revelations contained in what BOOK by Michael Wolff, most notably Steve Bannon calling the Trump Tower meeting between Trump campaign figures and Russian lawyers "treasonous?"

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Fire and Fury

Formed by over 300 women in entertainment, including Reese Witherspoon and Eva Longoria, what MOVEMENT announced an agenda that includes support for anti-harassment legislation, pay equity in the entertainment industry, and a legal defense fund to help lower wage workers bring harassment claims?

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Time’s Up

What FORMER PRIME MINISTER OF GREAT BRITAIN said that there should be another referendum once the terms of Brexit are known, a position not backed by the leadership of his party?

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Tony Blair

President Hailemariam Desalegn of what AFRICAN COUNTRY announced the closure of the infamous Maekelawi prison and the planned release of prisoners,though it was not clear how many political prisoners would be freed?

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Ethiopia

A fire at the home of Tina Johnson is being considered arson, likely as retaliation for her accusations that she was sexually abused by what FORMER US SENATE CANDIDATE?

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Roy Moore