The Week of October 9, 2022 by CoenM

Champion(s):

alamble


Runner(s)-Up:

TWright17
There are sewers aplenty yet to dig


Quiz Description

Sorry for the delay!

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 alamble 294 97 15
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2 TWright17 285 92 15
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3 KPope 284 86 15
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4 KonkelT 280 81 15
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5 GoodmanDL 265 76 15
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6 loganstarr 262 71 15
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7 Tarn 258 65 15
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8 McDougallJV 248 57 15
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8 KCrest 248 57 00
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10 KlionskyG 244 47 15
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10 DFisher 244 47 15
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12 SokolM 239 39 15
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13 ChrisRosenberg 233 34 15
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14 JasLeonas 227 28 15
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15 DouglasLovesVixey 177 23 15
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16 Timm 176 18 15
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17 helene 175 13 15
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18 JCEurovision 172 7 15
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19 LynchT 168 2 15
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Questions:

What 2020 DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE and former US Representative from Hawaii announced that she was leaving the Democratic Party?

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Tulsi Gabbard

The US House of Representative's January 6 committee held their final public hearing, and voted unanimously to subpoena what INDIVIDUAL? Committee chair Bennie Thompson said they were obliged to subpoena this person because they are “the one person at the center of the story of what happened on January 6th.”

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Donald Trump

Nury Martinez resigned as the president of what US CITY'S CITY COUNCIL, and then resigned her seat, after the release of a 2021 recording where she and other council members made racist remarks about a fellow counselor and his son?

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Los Angeles

Ongoing financial turmoil in the UK saw Kwasi Kwarteng resign from what CABINET POSITION at the request of prime minister Liz Truss? Their "mini-budget" plan to cut taxes and maintain spending to stimulate growth led to drops in the value of the pound and government bonds.

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Chancellor of the Exchequer

A Florida jury chose life in prison without parole over the death penalty for the shooter who killed 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in what CITY?

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Parkland

Anti-oil protestors threw soup on Sunflowers, a painting by what ARTIST, before gluing themselves to the wall at London's National Gallery? The painting was unharmed - it is covered by glass - but the protestors are being charged for damage to its frame.

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Vincent van Gogh

The US Food and Drug Administration announced a shortage of what DRUG, which they attributed to an increase in ADHD diagnoses and labor issues at Teva Pharmaceuticals, the largest manufacturer of the drug in the US? Teva said their stocks would rebound this month, while other makers said they wouldn't make up their shortages until 2023.

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Adderall

The US government announced that recipients of what BENEFIT, primarily retirees, would see a 8.7% cost of living increase in their monthly payments for 2023?

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Social Security

After Tweeting that his company couldn't afford to continue underwriting what SATTELITE INTERNET SERVICE for Ukraine, Elon Musk reversed course and said they would continue to offer the service for free in that country?

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Starlink

An explosion at a coal mine in what EURASIAN COUNTRY killed 41? The blast was attributed to firedamp, methane released during mining operations.

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Turkey

What GROCERY COMPANY, which operates such chains as Ralphs, Harris Teeter, and Dillons, announced a $24 billion merger with Albertsons? If approved, the new company would be the third largest retailer in the US and second largest grocer, behind Walmart.

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Kroger

Fish and game authorities in what US STATE canceled the annual snow crab fishing season, citing a decline in stocks of up to 90 percent? Warmer waters and a resulting lack of food is through to be behind the reduced numbers.

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Alaska