The Week of August 9, 2020 by CoenM

Champion(s):

SchiefelbeinM
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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): 08 78 82 11 00 22 54 35 58 41 44 32
1 SchiefelbeinM 470 99 15
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82
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54
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44
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32
2 RichmondJ 457 97 15
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78
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82
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54
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35
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58
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3 srs 440 95 15
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78
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54
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58
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41
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44
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3 KitchenB 440 95 15
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78
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82
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54
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35
00
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41
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5 grimesr 428 93 15
08
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78
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82
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54
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00
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41
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6 cfcrd 421 91 15
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78
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22
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54
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58
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44
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7 hypotactic 396 90 15
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82
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54
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58
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44
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8 Ren 389 88 15
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78
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22
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54
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41
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44
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9 ecpekkle 372 87 15
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82
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41
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32
10 RobinJRichards 367 85 15
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78
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22
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00
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41
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32
11 jveditz 365 84 15
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78
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22
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54
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44
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32
12 MattK 358 82 15
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54
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35
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58
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13 GoodmanDL 356 81 15
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82
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54
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41
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44
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14 BClemens 352 79 15
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82
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35
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41
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44
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15 Nicole 348 78 00
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78
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82
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11
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22
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35
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00
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16 DarthPace 339 76 15
08
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22
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54
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58
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32
17 EggCzar 337 75 15
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78
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58
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44
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18 Vendy12 335 73 15
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58
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41
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19 MaccaroneM 321 71 15
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00
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22
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54
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58
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32
20 LynchT 311 70 00
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11
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58
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41
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21 HoodM 298 68 15
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54
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58
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41
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32
21 Tarn 298 68 15
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54
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23 MoyseyC 297 65 15
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54
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35
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41
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32
23 KonkelT 297 65 15
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54
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58
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25 GoldfarbDavidJ 295 62 15
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11
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54
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58
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26 StanleyP 291 61 15
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58
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27 DreyfusB 290 59 15
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22
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58
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41
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28 griffism 284 57 15
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58
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32
28 KPope 284 57 15
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35
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58
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41
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30 TimL 280 55 15
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54
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32
31 zerocrates 276 53 15
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32 DeeKay 274 52 15
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54
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33 felsenheldd 273 50 15
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11
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58
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34 TaylorMA 249 48 15
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34 HortonR 249 48 15
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36 bdavery 245 45 15
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36 UncleTed 245 45 15
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38 TWright17 228 43 15
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39 Svoyager-11 224 41 15
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40 IFSEsq 220 40 15
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41 KlionskyG 214 38 15
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42 Timm 213 37 15
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43 colleenw 210 35 15
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44 JNathan 206 33 15
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44 helene 206 33 15
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46 ArunH 203 31 00
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47 KingJA 200 29 15
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48 mwg 195 28 15
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49 JCEurovision 193 26 15
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50 LakeMA 173 25 15
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51 JamesDenny 170 23 15
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52 KCrest 167 21 15
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53 KesslerA2 164 20 15
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54 GovindGrewal 161 18 15
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55 FauxD 159 17 15
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56 petkunm 156 15 15
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57 LizDennison 153 14 15
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58 DMTsurel 148 12 15
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59 Atomiccoffey 140 11 15
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60 Jonathan 136 9 00
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61 MeyerMM 131 8 15
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62 shambolic 101 6 15
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63 Nicola 79 5 15
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64 SokolM 78 3 00
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65 DouglasLovesVixey 38 1 15
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65 BlomE 38 1 15
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Questions:

In what EUROPEAN COUNTRY did Alexander Lukashenko appear to win a sixth term as president in a landslide, with a reported 80 percent of the vote? The tally sparked week-long protests and skepticism from opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who ran in place of her jailed husband.

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Belarus

What US STATE had its worst earthquake in over a century when a 5.1 magnitude quake struck with an epicenter near Sparta? While there were no serious injuries or significant damage, Alleghany County did declare a state of emergency.

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North Carolina

What US CABINET OFFICIAL led a delegation to Taiwan, becoming the first Cabinet official to visit since the US and Taiwan formally dissolved diplomatic relations in 1979?

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Alex Azar (Health and Human Services)

What COUNTRY became the first to offer a Covid-19 vaccine to the general public on a volunteer basis? Scientists in other countries voiced concern over the safety and efficacy of the vaccine, which is also entering a Phase III-style large clinical trial.

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Russia

Joe Biden announced that what US SENATOR and former opponent for the Democratic nomination for President would be his Vice Presidential running mate?

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Kamala Harris

What MIDDLE EASTERN NATION announced it would establish diplomatic relations with Israel, including the eventual opening of embassies? The deal is seen as being motivated, at least in part, in a shared distrust of Iran.

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United Arab Emirates

The oil tanker MV Wakashio broke in two several days after running aground on a atoll off the coast of what INDIAN OCEAN NATION's namesake island? While most of the oil had been pumped out, what oil did leak is causing damage to the waters and beaches that drive the country's tourism industry.

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Mauritus

The US Government Accountability Office stated that the appointments of Chad Wolf and Ken Cuccinelli to positions of senior leadership in what CABINET DEPARTMENT were invalid because they were made by officials who were not in valid positions of power?

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Homeland Security

What OBSERVATORY - best known for participating in the search for extraterrestrial life - was damaged when a support cable snapped and knocked out several panels of its main reflector dish? The observatory is expected to be offline for at least two weeks.

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Arecibo

Demonstrators gathered outside the home of what US POSTMASTER GENERAL to protest changes that have significantly slowed mail delivery? Voters in 46 states were warned that the slowdown could cause their general election ballot to not arrive in time?

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Louis DeJoy

Iowans continued their recovery from what WEATHER PHENOMENON, a straight line storm with thunder and high winds (in this case topping 100 miles per hour), which damaged over 14 million acres of town and farmland?

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derecho

In what US STATE did its governor drop a lawsuit against the mayor of its largest city regarding local mask mandates, and later in the week issued an executive order that "strongly encourages" masks statewide, and allows for localities to require masks if they meet certain threshold requirements?

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Georgia