The Week of January 6, 2019 by CoenM

Champion(s):

TaylorMA


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): 72 55 80 27 70 55 33 40 40 29 42 04
1 TaylorMA 499 99 15
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2 LorinBurte 486 97 15
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3 grimesr 484 95 15
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4 PollockJ 467 93 15
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5 RichmondJ 422 91 15
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6 gregariouschinchilla 363 89 15
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7 DreyfusB 360 87 15
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8 Jon 354 85 00
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9 MoyseyC 344 83 00
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10 tomasnomas 334 82 00
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11 AmmermanA 330 80 00
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12 denise517 317 78 00
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13 RalliP 314 76 15
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14 Michalle 309 74 15
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15 travis 306 72 00
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16 IyerM 286 70 00
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17 Timm 283 68 00
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18 TimL 277 66 00
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19 hypotactic 272 65 15
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20 JCEurovision 271 63 15
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21 LynchT 268 61 00
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22 Ren 266 59 00
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23 ecpekkle 262 57 00
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24 EggCzar 261 55 00
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25 Tarn 258 53 00
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26 ArunH 255 51 15
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27 KPope 253 50 15
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28 YuC 249 47 15
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28 ElendilPickle 249 47 00
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30 HightB 243 44 00
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31 GarciaD 240 42 00
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32 Vendy12 219 40 00
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33 WareD 218 38 00
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34 MattK 213 36 00
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35 Crow-T-Robot 205 34 00
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36 MatchenD 199 33 15
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37 GarstJ 198 31 00
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38 MercureT 187 29 00
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39 DeeKay 186 27 00
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40 BClemens 185 25 00
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41 FauxD 181 23 00
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42 MatherV 177 21 00
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43 DouglasLovesVixey 169 19 00
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44 DreierR 156 17 00
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45 gaufqwi 152 16 00
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46 LiptonM 137 14 00
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47 BringMoreLegos 133 11 00
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47 NatashaBB 133 11 00
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49 MitchellWA 129 8 00
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50 RJRouge 89 6 00
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51 PipkeR 74 4 00
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52 JennyV 34 2 00
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Questions:

Sultan Muhammed V became the first monarch in the history of what ASIAN NATION to abdicate, stepping down two years into his five year term as king, a ceremonial position that rotates among nine hereditary state rulers?

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Malaysia

A study by the World Health Organization suggested that eating 25 to 29 grams of what DIETARY SUBSTANCE gives significant protection against heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic illnesses?

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fiber

What AFRICAN COUNTRY saw a military coup fail, as a small group of younger officers aiming "to restore democracy" were unable to oust president Ali Bongo, who took over the role from his father Omar, who ruled for nearly four decades?

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Gabon

What US JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL announced he would be stepping down within the next month, leading to questions as to who will take over in overseeing the Mueller investigation?

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Rod Rosenstein

The constitutional court in what CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRY blocked a move that would have expelled a UN body investigating corruption in the country, including alleged funding irregularities in the 2015 election campaign of its president, Jimmy Morales?

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Guatemala

What EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRY arrested a Chinese employee of Huawei and one of its own former security officials on charges of spying? Its internal affairs minister would later suggest a common EU and NATO position on allowing Huawei to sell products in their markets.

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Poland

What US CABINET SECRETARY, in a speech in Cairo, lambasted the Obama administration's Middle East policy while trying to ease concerns over the pull-out of US troops from Syria?

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Mike Pompeo

What SOUTH AMERICAN PRESIDENT was sworn in for a second six-year term, giving an inaugural address stressing the legitimacy of his election, which is questioned by the US, Canada, and several South American countries?

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Nicholas Maduro

The US Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by what ENERGY COMPANY, which will allow Massachusetts attorney general Maura Healey to begin discovery to see if the company hid knowledge of the role fossil fuels play in climate change?

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Exxon Mobil

Your HallR mini-theme(TM) of the week: Running. What US REPRESENTATIVE from Hawaii, controversial for her meeting with Syrian president Bashir Assad and past anti-gay comments, announced she was running for President?

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Tulsi Gabbard

Another new Democratic candidate is Julián Castro, a former mayor of San Antonio and secretary of what US CABINET DEPARTMENT under Obama?

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Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Archaeologists announced findings that the monumental stone sculptures on what ISLAND were sited as markers for locations with fresh water?

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Easter Island (Rapa Nui)