Lighter Side of the News (Jan. 31, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

alamble


Quiz Description

Quiz - #08-03

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 38 26 31 84 49 61 40 49 31 87 47 94
1 AnthonyBianca 437 98 15
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2 alamble 393 96 15
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3 HoH 389 94 15
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4 OrientalWizDad 359 91 15
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5 MattK 339 89 15
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6 FauxD 333 87 15
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7 casketromance 325 84 15
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8 DouglasLovesVixey 320 82 00
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9 helene 315 80 15
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10 Mark 305 77 15
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11 CoenM 290 75 15
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12 akambour 289 73 15
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13 JCEurovision 286 70 00
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14 reallydumb4real 280 68 15
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15 SokolM 278 66 15
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16 HortonR 275 63 15
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17 MitchellWA 274 61 15
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18 MoyseyC 271 59 15
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19 KesslerA2 261 56 15
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20 colleenw 247 54 00
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21 Vendy12 233 52 00
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22 RobinJRichards 226 50 00
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23 ElendilPickle 225 47 00
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24 Vintsanity 219 45 15
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25 ArunH 216 41 15
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25 ecpekkle 216 41 15
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27 Tarn 214 38 15
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28 BringMoreLegos 211 36 00
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29 GarciaD 210 33 15
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30 LakeMA 203 31 00
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31 WatskyA 186 29 00
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32 MilesTeg 181 26 15
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33 imogen 162 24 00
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34 StanleyP 157 22 00
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35 quarterrican 155 19 15
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36 LynchT 150 17 00
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37 Michalle 142 13 00
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37 Atomiccoffey 142 13 00
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39 felsenheldd 126 10 00
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40 ChrisRosenberg 124 8 15
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41 PSUrose 117 5 15
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42 onetruepanda 109 3 15
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43 mathew5000 101 1 00
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Questions:

Super Bowl LIV is this Sunday! The San Francisco 49ers will play the Kansas City Chiefs. Who is the head coach of the 49ers?

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Kyle Shanahan

What musical instrument fills-in the blank in this recent Instagram caption from Weird Al Yankovic: "Yes, I know there are a lot of horrible things going on in the world right now, but can we all just take a moment to appreciate the fact that they’re finally coming out with an _________ emoji?"?

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Accordion

The 2020 Sundance Film Festival concludes this weekend. The Sundance Film Festival takes place in what U.S. state?

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Utah

NBC recently announced the development of a new television sitcom, based on the childhood of what movie star; which according to its subject, included encounters with famous figures, such as the ones seen here?

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Dwayne Johnson

Multiple choice. The all-female trio (I'm With Her) won a Grammy Award last Sunday for what category: A) Best American Roots Song; B) Best New Age Album; C) Best Children's Album?

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A

The 2020 National Hockey League (NHL) All-Star Game (won by the Pacific All-Stars) was held last Saturday at the Enterprise Center in what U.S. city?

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St. Louis

The name of what painter, who lived from 1746 to 1828, fills-in the blank in this recent headline from The Hollywood Reporter: "Pedro Almodóvar's 'Pain and Glory' Sweeps Spain's ____ Awards"?

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Goya

What brand name and logo has been redacted in this image?

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Pepsi

The third season of the reality competition series "The Masked Singer" will begin this Sunday night. What television network airs "The Masked Singer"?

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FOX

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Financially Insolvent". Here we go. Deadline recently reported that, in order to prevent its pension fund from becoming insolvent, the American Federation of Musicians has requested permission to reduce its monthly pension benefits from what U.S. cabinet department?

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Treasury

Multiple choice. Which of the following is NOT the title of a new network television sitcom that is set to premiere over the next few weeks: A) Bankrupt; B) Broke; C) Indebted?

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A

Last Sunday, underdog sumo wrestler Tokushoryu scored a big upset by winning the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo. What is the Japanese term for the ring in which sumo bouts take place?

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Dohyo