The Week of October 20, 2019 by CoenM

Champion(s):

MoyseyC


Runner(s)-Up:

grimesr

akambour
Full price for gum? That dog won't hunt, monsignor!


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 MoyseyC 369 99 15
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2 grimesr 364 96 15
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2 akambour 364 96 15
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4 srs 359 92 15
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4 GoodmanDL 359 92 15
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4 lshultz82 359 92 15
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7 RichmondJ 354 89 15
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8 gregariouschinchilla 350 87 15
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9 Timm 348 86 15
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10 TWright17 344 84 15
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11 ecpekkle 340 83 15
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12 LorinBurte 333 81 15
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13 GarciaD 329 79 00
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14 EggCzar 322 78 15
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15 MattK 320 75 15
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15 HortonR 320 75 00
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17 onetruepanda 307 73 15
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18 helene 305 71 15
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19 TimL 303 70 00
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20 MirandaM 297 68 15
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21 Michalle 289 66 15
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21 BarthR 289 66 15
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23 DreyfusB 284 63 15
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24 HightB 280 62 15
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25 MatchenD 277 60 00
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26 DeeKay 273 58 15
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27 LynchT 271 57 15
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28 colleenw 269 54 15
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28 KPope 269 54 00
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28 StanleyP 269 54 00
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31 IyerM 267 50 15
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32 orwant 265 49 00
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33 jnowell 261 46 15
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33 ElendilPickle 261 46 00
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35 BClemens 260 44 00
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36 HumbabaORiley 256 42 15
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37 Tarn 249 41 15
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38 MitchellWA 241 39 15
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39 KonkelT 240 37 15
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39 morbeedo 240 37 00
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41 LiptonM 238 33 15
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41 JCEurovision 238 33 15
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43 ArunH 235 31 00
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44 Vendy12 229 29 15
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45 BeningoS 227 28 15
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46 imogen 223 26 15
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47 YuC 220 25 00
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48 alamble 219 23 15
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49 LakeMA 215 21 15
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50 FauxD 196 20 15
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51 McGeeDean 189 18 15
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52 Ren 185 16 00
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53 ChrisRosenberg 181 15 15
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54 WatskyA 176 13 00
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55 PipkeR 164 11 15
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55 RobinJRichards 164 11 15
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57 DouglasLovesVixey 162 8 15
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58 BringMoreLegos 159 7 00
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59 PSUrose 132 5 00
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60 randalleng 117 4 00
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61 ShampooCell 102 2 00
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62 KesslerA2 87 1 00
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Questions:

What CANADIAN POLITICAL PARTY fell short of a majority in parliamentary elections, but gained the most seats with 157, which will allow Justin Trudeau to hold on as prime minster of a minority government?

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Liberal Party

What COMPANY claimed it had achieved "quantum supremacy" when its Sycamore processor completed a calculation in 200 seconds that it said would take an IBM supercomputer 10,000 years? IBM responded by saying that the calculation could be completed by classical systems in 2.5 days and with greater fidelity.

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Google

Donald Trump announced that sanctions against what COUNTRY would be lifted due to its "permanent" cease fire in Syria?

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Turkey

What FLORIDA CONGRESSMAN made news when he tried to sit in on closed impeachment testimony, then led a group of Republic lawmakers to disrupt testimony in a secured room in the Capitol?

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Matt Gaetz

Wildfires continued to rage in Calfornia, with the Tick fire continuing near Los Angeles and the Kinkade fire charring more than 25,000 acres in what COUNTY known for its wine production? The state ordered 50,000 county residents to evacuate, while PG&E includes parts of the county in its rolling blackouts in hopes of not sparking further blazes.

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Sonoma

What SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRY had its own protests this week, this time over the legitimacy of president Evo Morales' re-election? Observers from the Organization of American States expressed "serious doubts" about the election after an unexpected interruption in vote counting was followed by a sharp rise in votes for Morales.

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Bolivia

What DICTATOR had his remains exhumed from the civil war memorial in the Valley of the Fallen where they were interred after his death in 1975 and moved to a family plot where he was reburied next to his wife?

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Francisco Franco

Marina Butina, a Russian agent jailed her for her attempts to use what PRO-GUN GROUP to influence Republican Party policy on Russia, was released from prison in preparation for deportation?

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National Rifle Association

The final climbers scaled what ROCK in Australia, which will now be closed to climbing due to the site's religious significance to the indigenous Anangu people?

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Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Your HallR mini-theme of the week (TM): And We'll Never Be Royal (Thank God). What DUCHESS gave a frank interview where she discussed struggling with being a new mother, new wife, and new royal?

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Duchess of Sussex (Meghan Markle)

In what COUNTRY was royal consort Sineenatra Wongvajirabhakdi stripped of her titles and ranks for "disrespectful behavior" and attempts to usurp authority from Queen Suthida? Six other senior palace officials were sacked days later, suggesting infighting within the palace.

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Thailand

What JAPANESE BANK, perhaps best known in the US for sponsoring the Fukuoka Hawks, took over office-sharing company WeWork with a $9.5 billion bailout on top of the $10 billion it had previously invested?

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SoftBank