The Week of May 17, 2020 by CoenM

Champion(s):

RichmondJ


Runner(s)-Up:

grimesr


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 75 32 62 75 23 04 36 65 47 28 08 10
1 RichmondJ 470 99 15
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2 grimesr 422 97 15
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47
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28
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3 HomerS 420 95 00
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32
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36
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65
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47
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4 GoodmanDL 416 93 15
75
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36
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65
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47
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28
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5 TaylorMA 385 91 00
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62
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47
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6 SchiefelbeinM 383 89 15
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36
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00
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47
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7 GoodmanA 363 87 15
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32
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23
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36
00
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47
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8 KonkelT 358 86 00
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32
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75
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23
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00
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65
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28
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9 KPope 345 84 00
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62
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47
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10 HortonR 340 82 00
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62
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11 EggCzar 331 80 15
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12 LynchT 320 78 00
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13 Timm 314 76 00
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14 BClemens 307 75 15
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15 KingJA 306 73 00
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16 ElendilPickle 303 70 00
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16 ecpekkle 303 70 00
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18 TWright17 301 67 00
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19 KlionskyG 293 65 00
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20 TimL 287 63 00
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21 imogen 286 62 00
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22 MoyseyC 281 60 00
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23 srs 275 58 00
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24 DreyfusB 273 56 15
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25 JCEurovision 269 54 00
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26 KesslerA2 268 52 00
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27 YuC 266 50 00
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27 Tarn 266 50 00
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29 KernC 263 47 15
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30 Vendy12 262 45 00
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31 jveditz 261 43 00
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32 jnowell 239 41 15
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33 Svoyager-11 235 39 00
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34 GoldfarbDavidJ 234 37 00
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35 MaddyE 226 36 00
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36 Ren 225 33 00
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36 WatskyA 225 33 00
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38 GovindGrewal 222 30 15
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39 MattK 221 27 00
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39 orwant 221 27 00
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41 mwg 213 24 15
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41 ArunH 213 24 15
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43 GarciaD 196 20 00
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43 SokolM 196 20 00
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45 LakeMA 185 17 00
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46 PSUrose 167 15 00
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47 RabidPheasant 157 13 00
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48 Atomiccoffey 156 12 00
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49 colleenw 149 10 00
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50 gaufqwi 148 8 00
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51 Jonathan 74 6 15
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52 KCrest 67 4 00
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53 DouglasLovesVixey 23 2 00
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54 quidortdine 0 1 00
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Questions:

The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously that what AFRICAN COUNTRY was liable for punitive damages in lawsuits brought by survivors and relatives of those killed in the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania by al-Qaeda?

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Sudan

Marco Rubio was tapped to chair the Senate Intelligence Committee, replacing what NORTH CAROLINA REPUBLICAN who stepped down while being investigated for insider trading?

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Richard Burr

What BIOTECH COMPANY announced early trials of its Covid-19 vaccine did produce antibodies in human subjects? The new helped stock markets rally, while the company released a new stock offering to help fund further research.

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Moderna

What GOLDEN TRIANGLE COUNTRY reported a synthetic drug bust in its Shan state called "off the charts" by local law enforcement, netting 200 million methamphetamine tablets and 500 kilograms of crystal meth? The raid also netted 300 kilos of heroin and 3700 liters of a liquid used to make fentanyl.

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Myanmar

Johnson & Johnson announced it would stop selling baby powder containing what MINERAL in North America? The mineral often contains trace amounts of asbestos, which has spurred lawsuits from users who contracted ovarian cancer.

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talc

In an interview airing as part of a doumentary, Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff in what LANDMARK US SUPREME COURT CASE, stated that she changed her stance on the case's main issue because evangelical groups paid her to do so?

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Roe v. Wade

What US STATE declared a state of emergency after the Edenville and Samford dams failed, causing widespread flooding around the Tittabawassee River?

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Michigan

Donald Trump urged a rapid de-escalation to fighting in what AFRICAN COUNTRY while on a call with Turkish president Erdogan, as government forced backed by Turkey made gains against rebels led by Khalifa Haftar?

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Libya

Donald Trump inserted himself in the US Senate race in Alabama by endorsing what FORMER AUBURN FOOTBALL COACH over his former Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, saying that Sessions couldn't be trusted?

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Tommy Tuberville

Iran found a way to sell petroleum products while under US sanctions by selling to what OTHER US-SANCTIONED COUNTRY, a fellow OPEC member whose access to gasoline has been crippled by the collapse of its refining industry?

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Venezuela

Avis may no longer need to try as hard as what CAR RENTAL COMPANY filed for bankruptcy?

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Hertz

What US POLITICAL FIGURE said "I shouldn't have been such a wise guy," while apologizing fora a remark made to Charlamagne tha God on his radio show "The Breakfast Club" that the host "ain't black" if he's undecided about who to vote for in the Presidential election?

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Joe Biden