The Week of December 30, 2018 by CoenM

Champion(s):

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!

RichmondJ


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 04 37 32 37 02 31 07 35 35 14 60 38
1 RichmondJ 385 98 15
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1 LorinBurte 385 98 15
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3 DreyfusB 381 95 15
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3 WareD 381 95 15
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5 gregariouschinchilla 379 92 15
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5 BarthR 379 92 15
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7 akambour 367 90 15
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8 hypotactic 363 88 15
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9 Timm 361 86 15
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9 srs 361 86 15
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11 ecpekkle 357 84 15
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12 EggCzar 354 82 15
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13 TaylorMA 352 81 15
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14 MattK 351 79 15
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15 MoyseyC 333 78 15
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16 RonningD 330 76 15
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17 orwant 328 75 15
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18 TimL 327 73 15
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19 BClemens 313 71 15
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20 Vendy12 312 70 15
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21 Nicole 306 68 15
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22 jveditz 305 67 15
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23 AmmermanA 303 65 15
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23 IyerM 303 65 15
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25 RobinJRichards 300 62 15
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26 ChrisRosenberg 299 61 15
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27 McClintockJ 297 59 15
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27 KPope 297 59 15
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29 GoodmanDL 288 56 15
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30 LiptonM 281 55 15
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31 MartinJ2 276 53 15
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32 jnowell 275 52 15
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33 Michalle 274 50 15
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34 Longford 271 49 15
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35 LynchT 269 47 15
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36 KreitzerJ 257 44 15
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36 Ren 257 44 15
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36 PruettC 257 44 15
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39 GarciaD 254 41 15
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40 WinchellV 250 40 15
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41 tomasnomas 245 38 15
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42 John 223 37 15
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43 gaufqwi 205 35 15
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44 RJRouge 198 34 15
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45 Svoyager-11 197 32 15
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46 GarstJ 195 31 15
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47 MitchellWA 193 28 15
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47 helene 193 28 15
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49 FauxD 188 25 15
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49 ElendilPickle 188 25 15
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51 NatashaBB 185 23 15
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52 DreierR 182 21 15
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53 PipkeR 179 20 15
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54 JCEurovision 177 18 15
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55 Crow-T-Robot 173 16 15
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55 paperclipracket 173 16 15
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57 HightB 156 14 15
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58 BringMoreLegos 149 12 15
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59 ShampooCell 127 11 15
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60 kingc 126 9 15
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61 horningk 123 8 15
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62 ArunH 118 6 00
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63 Tarn 117 5 15
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64 DouglasLovesVixey 80 3 00
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65 JennyV 73 2 15
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66 denise517 58 1 15
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Questions:

What US SENATOR announced she was forming an exploratory committee for a possible 2020 presidential run?

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Elizabeth Warren

What AUTOMAKER recalled nearly a million vehicles due to faulty Takata airbags, including some Mercury and Lincoln models?

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Ford

What FRESHMAN US SENATOR penned an op-ed for the Washington Post in which he said of Donald Trump that his "conduct over the past two years, particularly his actions last month, is evidence that the president has not risen to the mantle of the office?"

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Mitt Romney

What COUNTRY's Federal Office for Information Security came under fire for taking weeks to notify police of a wide-ranging data breach that exposed private information for hundreds of politicians across all political parties, except for the far-right AfD?

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Germany

What US REPRESENTATIVE FROM CALIFORNIA was named Speaker of the House, a position she'd previously held from 2007 to 2011?

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Nancy Pelosi

Tsai Ing-wen, the president of what REGION called for international support for democracy after remarks by China's President Xi that the region is part of China and that they should work together for reunification?

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Taiwan

The US Department of Homeland Security and Donald Trump denied reports that agents of what AGENCY were calling out sick at increased rates due to the partial government shutdown, though passengers were reporting screening delays at several airports?

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Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

What US NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR announced a shift in the planned withdrawal of US troops from Syria, saying it would be conditional on the final defeat of remaining Islamic State troops and Turkish assurances for the safety of Kurds in northern Syria?

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John Bolton

The election commission in what AFRICAN NATION announced a delay in reporting results due to slow collection of ballots, pushing back the first orderly transfer of power since it became independent of Belgium in 1960?

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Your HallR mini-theme(TR) of the week: Spaced Out. What COUNTRY successfully landed a probe on the far side of the moon, which is providing the first images of that side taken from the surface?

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China

The New Horizons probe made more space history by providing images of what TRANS-NEPTUNIAN OBJECT, also known as 2014 MU69, a contact binary that is the most distant object from Earth to be visited by a spacecraft?

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Ultima Thule

A US federal court ruled that The Johns Hopkins University, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and the Rockefeller Foundation must face a $1 billion lawsuit on behalf of hundreds of Guatemalans who were intentionally infected with what SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE in the 1940s to test the use of penicillin to treat STDs?

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syphilis