The Week of August 30, 2020 by CoenM

Champion(s):

jveditz
You'll Have to Speak Up, I'm Wearing a Towel


Runner(s)-Up:

DavidsonBS


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 47 14 25 03 22 29 33 03 59 32 83 31
1 jveditz 408 99 15
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2 DavidsonBS 394 97 15
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3 grimesr 385 96 15
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4 EggCzar 353 95 15
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5 helene 337 93 00
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6 RobinJRichards 334 92 15
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7 DreyfusB 332 91 15
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8 watkinsAF 331 89 15
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8 KitchenB 331 89 15
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10 RichmondJ 325 86 00
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11 onetruepanda 313 84 15
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11 MattK 313 84 15
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13 Timm 309 82 15
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14 ecpekkle 304 81 15
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15 KlionskyG 302 80 15
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16 MaccaroneM 298 78 00
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17 SchiefelbeinM 297 77 15
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18 KesslerA2 294 76 15
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19 StanleyP 293 74 15
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20 MiriamL 291 73 15
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21 DeeKay 289 71 15
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21 JNathan 289 71 00
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23 srs 280 68 00
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23 TimL 280 68 15
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25 GarciaD 278 65 00
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25 GoodmanDL 278 65 00
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27 TWright17 275 63 00
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28 Tarn 267 62 15
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29 UncleTed 266 60 00
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30 TaylorMA 265 59 00
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31 ElendilPickle 260 58 00
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32 KonkelT 259 56 00
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33 gaufqwi 257 55 15
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34 MoyseyC 254 54 15
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35 PSUrose 252 52 15
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36 gregariouschinchilla 248 51 15
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37 MartinJ2 246 50 15
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38 DavidA 243 48 00
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39 PrestonC 242 47 15
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40 LynchT 239 45 00
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41 LakeMA 236 44 00
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42 ChrisRosenberg 235 43 15
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43 GrellerA 232 41 00
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44 RummelC 228 40 00
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45 GoldfarbDavidJ 221 39 15
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46 WatskyA 215 37 00
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47 YuC 214 36 15
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48 jnowell 210 34 15
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49 SokolM 207 33 00
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50 Stanley 206 31 00
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50 HumbabaORiley 206 31 15
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52 Nicola 203 29 00
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53 BlomE 201 28 15
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54 Vendy12 199 26 00
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55 JJA 193 25 00
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56 ArunH 190 23 15
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57 MatchenD 189 22 00
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58 colleenw 187 21 15
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59 WeaverR 186 19 15
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59 HortonR 186 19 00
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61 Bup 184 17 15
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62 JasonDuiuc 169 15 00
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63 mwg 165 14 00
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64 orwant 161 13 15
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65 HoodM 158 11 00
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66 KCrest 143 10 00
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67 DMTsurel 142 8 15
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68 JCEurovision 128 7 15
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69 ShampooCell 126 6 00
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70 shambolic 125 4 00
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71 Atomiccoffey 117 3 00
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72 DouglasLovesVixey 105 2 00
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73 Jonathan 88 1 00
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Questions:

What COUNTRY set a record for positive Covid-19 tests in one day, reporting 78,761 new cases on Sunday? While the country continues to reopen its economy, the surge in cases is being seen primarily in rural areas.

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India

In France, the trial of fourteen people charged with a string of terrorist acts in 2015, starting with an attack on what MAGAZINE's offices, got underway in Paris?

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Charlie Hebdo

Fifty Black former franchisees for what FAST FOOD CHAIN filed a discrimination lawsuit, contending that the company steered them to less-profitable locations and provided less support than given white franchise owners?

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McDonald's

US Senator Ed Markey fended off a primary challenge from what CONGRESSMAN, marking the first time someone from the Congressman's family lost an election in Massachusetts?

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Joe Kennedy III

After an article in The Atlantic reporting that he called US soldiers who died in World War II "suckers" and "losers," Donald Trump intervened in the planned closure of what INDEPENDENT MILITARY NEWSPAPER, saying he would overturn the Pentagon's plan to eliminate the publication?

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Stars and Stripes

Researchers at the University of Chicago reported that a deficiency in what VITAMIN may make people more susceptible to catching Covid-19?

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D

Donald Trump made two separate statements to voters in what US STATE that were apparently intended to get mail in voters to check their polling places to make sure their votes were counted, sounded like he was encouraging people to vote twice?

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North Carolina

The US jobs report for August stated that employers added 1.4 million jobs to the economy, though roughly 238,000 were temporary positions created by the federal government for what DECENNIAL EVENT?

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Census

What US FEDERAL AGENCY ordered a temporary halt to evictions, stating it was needed to prevent the spread of Covid-19 if people were forced into temporary accommodations?

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Your HallR Mini-Theme of the Week (TM): Yugo Where I Go. What FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC announced it would normalize economic relations with Kosovo, and that it would move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem?

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Serbia

What FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC saw a coalition of opposition parties unseat the pro-West Democratic Party of Socialists, which had been in power since 1990?

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Montenegro

The Navajo Nation called for an investigation into what US ARMY BASE after the death of Pvt. Corlton L. Chee during a training exercise? Chee is the 28th soldier stationed at the base to die this year, and follows the high profile killing of Vanessa Guillen.

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Fort Hood