The Week of August 11, 2019 by CoenM

Champion(s):

grimesr


Runner(s)-Up:

denise517


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 44 58 37 69 60 18 04 57 20 02 78 53
1 grimesr 416 99 15
44
00
15
15
69
15
15
18
15
15
57
15
15
15
78
00
2 denise517 413 97 15
15
58
15
00
15
60
15
15
15
57
15
20
15
15
15
53
3 Shosin 377 95 15
15
58
15
37
15
15
60
15
15
15
57
15
15
00
00
15
4 lshultz82 376 92 15
44
15
58
15
37
15
69
15
15
18
15
00
15
15
00
15
4 ecpekkle 376 92 00
15
58
15
37
15
69
00
15
15
15
57
15
20
15
00
15
6 akambour 375 90 15
44
15
15
37
15
69
15
60
15
15
00
00
15
15
15
15
7 RichmondJ 369 88 15
44
00
15
37
00
15
15
18
15
15
57
15
15
15
78
00
8 gregariouschinchilla 366 86 15
44
15
15
37
00
15
60
15
18
15
15
57
15
15
15
00
9 KPope 361 85 15
00
00
15
00
15
18
15
15
57
15
20
15
15
78
15
53
10 TWright17 347 83 15
44
00
15
37
15
15
60
15
18
15
00
15
15
00
15
53
11 KonkelT 345 81 15
44
00
15
37
15
69
00
15
18
15
15
57
00
15
00
15
12 HumbabaORiley 340 79 00
15
00
15
69
15
60
15
18
15
00
15
20
15
00
15
53
13 Atomiccoffey 311 78 00
15
58
00
15
69
00
00
15
15
57
15
20
15
02
00
15
14 hypotactic 310 76 15
15
58
15
37
00
15
60
15
15
15
15
20
15
00
00
00
15 Svoyager-11 308 74 00
00
15
37
15
15
60
15
18
15
00
15
20
15
00
15
53
16 LorinBurte 305 72 15
15
58
15
37
00
00
00
15
18
15
15
57
15
15
00
15
17 BarthR 293 71 15
15
15
00
15
60
15
15
04
15
57
15
20
15
02
00
15
18 MoyseyC 284 69 15
00
00
15
69
00
15
18
15
15
57
15
20
15
00
00
15
19 TimL 277 67 15
44
00
00
00
00
00
15
18
15
15
57
15
15
00
15
53
20 Commodore 273 65 15
15
58
00
00
00
00
15
18
15
15
57
15
20
15
15
00
21 LiptonM 270 64 15
44
15
15
37
00
15
60
00
15
04
00
15
20
15
00
00
22 DeeKay 266 62 15
44
15
15
37
00
15
60
00
15
00
00
15
20
15
00
00
23 MirandaM 258 59 15
00
15
37
00
15
00
15
04
15
57
00
15
02
00
15
53
23 jlboldrick 258 59 00
15
58
00
00
00
15
15
18
15
15
57
15
20
15
00
00
25 DreyfusB 257 57 15
00
15
37
00
00
15
18
15
04
15
15
15
15
78
00
00
26 srs 254 55 15
44
15
15
00
00
15
15
18
15
15
57
15
15
00
00
00
27 MitchellWA 245 53 15
44
00
15
37
15
69
00
00
00
00
00
15
20
00
00
15
28 jnowell 234 51 15
44
15
58
00
00
00
15
18
15
04
00
15
20
15
00
00
29 ArunH 229 50 00
00
15
37
00
00
15
18
15
04
15
00
15
02
15
78
00
30 BringMoreLegos 222 48 00
15
58
15
37
00
00
00
15
18
15
04
00
15
15
00
15
31 DouglasLovesVixey 215 46 15
44
00
15
37
00
00
00
00
15
57
00
15
02
00
00
15
32 queenaoife 211 44 00
00
15
37
00
15
60
15
18
15
04
00
00
15
02
15
00
33 HightB 207 42 00
00
00
15
37
00
15
60
15
15
00
15
20
15
00
00
00
34 WatskyA 206 41 00
15
00
00
15
15
18
15
04
15
57
15
20
15
02
00
00
35 Tarn 203 39 15
00
00
00
00
15
60
15
18
15
00
15
20
15
00
00
15
36 Nicole 199 37 15
00
00
00
15
69
00
15
18
15
00
15
20
15
02
00
00
37 DreierR 193 35 15
44
00
00
00
00
15
18
15
04
00
15
20
15
02
15
15
37 Matto 193 35 15
44
00
00
00
00
15
18
15
04
15
15
20
15
02
15
00
39 StanleyP 191 32 00
00
00
00
00
00
15
18
15
00
00
15
20
15
15
78
00
40 MartinJ2 190 30 00
15
58
15
37
00
00
15
18
15
00
00
15
02
00
00
00
41 DavidA 186 28 15
00
15
37
00
00
15
18
15
04
00
15
20
15
02
00
15
41 RigsbyD 186 28 00
15
15
37
00
00
15
18
15
04
00
15
20
15
02
00
15
43 LynchT 183 25 00
00
00
15
00
00
15
18
15
00
15
20
15
02
00
15
53
44 YuC 181 23 00
00
00
00
00
15
15
18
15
00
00
15
20
15
00
15
53
45 Michalle 171 21 00
00
15
37
15
00
15
18
15
04
00
15
20
15
02
00
00
46 ericddixon 170 20 15
00
00
00
15
69
00
00
15
04
00
15
20
15
02
00
00
47 JCEurovision 167 18 15
44
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
04
15
57
00
15
02
00
00
48 mbmason 159 16 00
00
15
58
15
37
00
00
00
15
04
00
00
00
15
00
00
49 ShampooCell 156 14 00
00
15
37
00
00
15
18
15
04
00
15
20
15
02
00
00
50 HortonR 151 13 00
15
15
37
00
00
00
15
18
15
04
00
15
15
02
00
00
51 Faith 146 11 00
00
00
00
00
15
60
00
15
04
00
15
20
15
02
00
00
52 gaufqwi 136 9 00
00
15
37
00
00
00
15
18
15
04
00
00
15
02
00
15
53 orwant 134 7 15
00
00
00
00
15
18
15
04
00
15
20
15
02
00
00
15
53 FauxD 134 7 00
15
00
00
15
00
15
18
15
04
00
15
20
15
02
00
00
55 RobinJRichards 128 4 00
00
00
15
00
00
00
00
15
18
15
15
15
20
15
00
00
56 PSUrose 121 2 00
00
15
37
00
00
00
15
18
15
04
00
00
15
02
00
00
57 Vendy12 119 1 00
00
15
37
00
00
00
00
15
18
15
04
00
00
15
00
00

Questions:

What SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRY saw its peso drop 25 percent and its main stock index lose 31 percent of its value after its president, Mauricio Macri, placed a distant second in primary voting to the left-wing Alberto Fernandez?

Click to Reveal Answer
Argentina

A "lookback window" law took effect in what US STATE, which will allow victims of childhood sexual abuse to sue alleged perpetrators in cases where the statute of limitations would have previously prevented a lawsuit?

Click to Reveal Answer
New York

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, got into hot water over his interpretation of what POEM, first adding a reference to immigrants being able to stand on their own two feet, and then saying the poem was referring only to European immigrants?

Click to Reveal Answer
The New Colossus

The Kremlin acknowledged an explosion that saw a temporary spike in radiation levels, but did not confirm that it was related to the testing of what rumored NUCLEAR POWERED CRUISE MISSILE that shares its NATO name with a James Bond movie?

Click to Reveal Answer
Skyfall

The US Food and Drug Administration approved the use of pretomanid to fight what DISEASE OF THE LUNGS, which trials showed was effective (as part of a three drug cocktail) at combating the increasing prevalent drug-resistant strains of the disease?

Click to Reveal Answer
tuberculosis

What US REPRESENTATIVE FROM IOWA defended his stance on a total abortion ban by advancing a theory that humans may not have survived without babies born from rape or incest?

Click to Reveal Answer
Steve King

What COUNTRY banned US Representatives Ilhan Oman and Rashida Tlaib from entering, based on their support of a movement to boycott the country?

Click to Reveal Answer
Israel

Rupert Hogg, the CEO of what AIRLINE, resigned after pressure from the mainland Chinese government forced the airline to change its stance on employees participating in Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests?

Click to Reveal Answer
Cathay Pacific

RIght wing and anti-fascist groups staged competing protests in what WEST COAST US CITY, with less violence than seen when both groups clashed in the same city in July?

Click to Reveal Answer
Portland, Oregon

Your HallR mini-theme (TM) of the week: Dane in Vain. The foreign ministry of what ISLAND, an autonomous territory of Denmark, said "We're open for business, not for sale" after reports surfaced that Donald Trump has asked advisors several times about the possibility of buying the island?

Click to Reveal Answer
Greenland

The Danish government announced it would seek stricter border controls against what NEIGHBOR, the home of two men suspected in bombings outside of two government buildings in Copenhagen?

Click to Reveal Answer
Sweden

Astronomers announced a hypothesis that what PLANET was hit by an embryonic planet roughly 10 times the Earth's mass in the early days of the solar system? The hypothesis seeks to explain the planet's diffuse core, which is believed to have a mix of both light and heavy elements.

Click to Reveal Answer
Jupiter