The Week of May 3, 2020 by CoenM

Champion(s):

TWright17
There are sewers aplenty yet to dig


Runner(s)-Up:

RichmondJ


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 65 09 45 06 69 24 27 99 32 05 56 05
1 TWright17 477 99 15
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2 RichmondJ 417 97 15
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3 lshultz82 399 96 15
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4 rouquinne 379 94 00
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5 Vicun-YAH 348 93 15
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6 grimesr 343 91 00
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7 Timm 340 90 00
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8 Tarn 331 88 15
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9 SchiefelbeinM 328 87 00
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10 KonkelT 324 85 00
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11 GoodmanDL 319 84 00
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12 Svoyager-11 314 82 00
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13 Michalle 311 81 15
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14 ElendilPickle 307 79 15
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14 MoyseyC 307 79 15
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16 BelalS 306 76 15
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17 hypotactic 302 75 15
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18 RobinJRichards 301 73 15
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19 DreyfusB 300 72 15
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20 srs 297 70 15
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21 imogen 295 68 00
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21 alamble 295 68 15
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23 MilesTeg 286 65 15
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23 TimL 286 65 00
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25 colleenw 284 63 15
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26 KingJA 279 61 15
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27 FauxD 277 60 00
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28 AmmermanA 274 58 00
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29 mwg 259 57 00
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30 HortonR 241 55 00
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31 MorrisS 239 54 00
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32 MatchenD 232 52 00
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33 LynchT 231 51 00
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34 Vendy12 230 50 00
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35 KesslerA2 228 47 00
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35 MaddyE 228 47 15
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37 ChrisRosenberg 227 45 00
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38 KPope 226 44 00
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39 KreitzerJ 225 42 15
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40 GoldfarbDavidJ 220 41 00
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41 LakeMA 218 39 00
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42 felsenheldd 216 38 00
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43 Commodore 214 36 15
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44 shambolic 210 35 15
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45 GarciaD 208 33 00
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46 KlionskyG 205 32 15
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47 ecpekkle 200 30 00
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48 Fisher 199 29 00
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49 BringMoreLegos 198 27 15
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50 BoulierJ 196 26 00
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51 IyerM 195 24 15
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52 PSUrose 181 23 00
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53 WatskyA 175 21 00
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54 Ren 166 20 00
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55 SokolM 162 18 00
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56 orwant 160 15 00
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56 JJA 160 15 00
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56 LivenickT 160 15 00
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59 KCrest 155 12 00
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60 Atomiccoffey 139 10 00
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60 gaufqwi 139 10 00
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62 Faith 125 8 00
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63 GovindGrewal 108 6 00
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64 BlomE 103 5 00
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65 JCEurovision 89 3 00
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66 ArunH 79 2 00
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67 DouglasLovesVixey 41 1 00
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Questions:

The Pulitzer Prizes were announced, and included a special citation for what INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST and civil rights leader, a founder of the NAACP who investigated lynching while also fighting for racial equality and women's suffrage?

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Ida B. Wells

American started freaking out about the arrival of Vespa mandarinia, due to their ability to decapitate bees and injure humans with their venemous sting. What TWO WORD NICKNAME featured prominently in media reports (social and otherwise) about the insect?

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Murder Hornet

Ruth Bader Ginsberg participated in US Supreme Court proceedings from the hospital, where she underwent treatment for acute cholecystitis, an inflammation of what ORGAN?

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gallbladder

The US Supreme Court threw out federal convictions for Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Barnoi, former officials in what US STATE who were charged with crimes related to "Bridgegate," where a traffic jam was intentionally caused on a bridge as retaliation against the mayor of Fort Lee?

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New Jersey

What MIDDLE EASTERN COUNTRY ended six months of caretaker government when former intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kadhimi was sworn in as prime minister?

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Iraq

What ORGANIZATION released its first recruitment video this week, with the tagline "Maybe your purpose on this planet isn't on this planet?"

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Space Force

Donald Trump vetoed the war powers resolution passed by Congress that sought to limit his ability to act unilaterally against what COUNTRY? The Senate failed to override the veto,

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Iran

In India, 11 people died and over 200 were injured after being exposed to the vapors of what LIQUID, used to make plastics and resins? It was originally isolated from the resin of the American sweetgum tree.

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styrene

The US denied any direct involvement in an amphibious assault in what COUNTRY that sought to kidnap its president and fly him to the US? The failed assault involved at least two Americans and the private security firm Silvercorp USA.

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Venezuela

Your HallR mini-theme(TM) of the week: Where did all this swamp come from? The Justice Department dropped the criminal case against what FORMER NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR, saying that the 2017 investigation into his phone calls with then-Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak should not have happened?

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Michael Flynn

Doinald Trump tapped ally and GOP fundraiser Louis DeJoy for what POSITION, which was part of the Cabinet until 1971?

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Postmaster General

What ROCK N ROLL LEGEND, known for songs like “Tutti Frutti” and “Long Tall Sally” died at the age of 87?

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Little Richard