The Week of April 26, 2020 by CoenM

Champion(s):

TWright17
There are sewers aplenty yet to dig


Runner(s)-Up:

GarciaD


Quiz Description

Kim Jong-un reappeared, meaning six more decades of Juche.

Full Results:

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1 TWright17 368 99 15
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2 GarciaD 343 97 15
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3 ecpekkle 331 95 15
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4 Ren 322 94 15
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5 RobinJRichards 318 92 15
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6 JasonDuiuc 303 90 15
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7 srs 299 88 15
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8 Michalle 296 87 15
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9 RichmondJ 291 85 15
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10 SokolM 289 83 15
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11 GovindGrewal 287 82 15
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12 Vendy12 286 80 00
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13 MoyseyC 277 78 15
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14 alamble 274 77 15
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15 McClintockJ 272 75 15
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16 LynchT 271 73 15
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17 KitchenB 270 72 15
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18 MattK 269 70 15
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19 imogen 268 68 15
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20 ChrisRosenberg 267 65 00
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20 RaiaB 267 65 15
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20 HortonR 267 65 15
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23 MStephans 262 61 15
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24 ShampooCell 260 60 15
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25 TaylorMA 257 58 15
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26 lshultz82 255 55 15
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26 KPope 255 55 15
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28 gaufqwi 248 51 15
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28 StanleyP 248 51 15
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28 KesslerA2 248 51 15
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31 hypotactic 246 47 15
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31 Svoyager-11 246 47 00
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35 GoodmanDL 236 41 15
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Questions:

What SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE COUNTRY announced it had "currently" eliminated Covid-19, with no known community transmission of the virus?

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New Zealand

What MIDDLE EASTERN COUNTRY said it would ban executions for crimes committed while the perpetrator was a minor? This change came two days after announcing that flogging would no longer be used as a punishment for crimes.

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Saudi Arabia

The Covid-19 related reduction in travel hit what ONLINE TRAVEL SITE, which announced it would cut 900 jobs (25 percent of its workforce) and shutter its downtown Boston and San Francisco offices?

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Trip Advisor

What NBA FRANCHISE - valued at $4.4 billion - returned $4.6 million it was given as part of the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses? The team apparently qualified based on having fewer than 500 employees.

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Los Angeles Lakers

AMC, the largest chain of movie theaters in the US, announced it would not screen movies from what STUDIO after it said it would release new movies in theaters and Video on Demand on the same day, based on the success of the VOD premiere of Trolls World Tour?

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Universal

US Vice President Mike Pence drew criticism after not donning a mask during a visit to what MEDICAL FACILITY, where he was specifically instructed to wear a mask?

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Mayo Clinic

What FORMER REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN announced he was forming an exploratory committee for a third party Presidential bid?

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Justin Amash

Former US Presidential candidate Andrew Yang sued what STATE after it cancelled its Democratic primary for president? The state party said it decided to cancel the vote after removing all former candidates from the ballot, leaving Joe Biden as the only option?

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New York

Donald Trump took a break from blaming China for Covid-19 to post several tweets in support of what FORMER NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR, whose case came back into the news through FBI notes discussing the approach agents would take in their interviews with the former general?

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Michael Flynn

The Food and Drug Administration gave emergency approval for the use of remdesivir against Covid-19, when a study suggested it shortens recovery time by 31 percent. The drug was first used against what other VIRAL DISEASE during a 2013-16 epidemic?

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Ebola

The World Meteorological Organization announced that a hole over the Arctic in what LAYER OF THE STRATOSPHERE reached an unprecedented level of depletion in March due to a combination of man-made chemicals and frigid temperatures? They added that the hole was repaired by the end of April.

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ozone layer

Joe Biden flatly denied that he sexually assaulted what FORMER STAFF AIDE, who alleges that Biden assaulted her when she worked in his Senate office in 1993?

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Tara Reade