The Week of October 4, 2020 by CoenM

Champion(s):

Tarn
I know my months


Runner(s)-Up:

ecpekkle


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 42 55 50 14 50 14 29 23 42 29 59 17
1 Tarn 411 99 15
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2 ecpekkle 400 97 15
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3 DreyfusB 398 95 15
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4 TaylorMA 381 93 15
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5 watkinsAF 375 91 15
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6 grimesr 352 89 15
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7 RichmondJ 338 87 00
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8 srs 331 85 15
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9 SchiefelbeinM 319 83 15
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10 colleenw 316 82 15
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11 TimL 315 80 15
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12 QuinnA 310 77 00
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12 jveditz 310 77 00
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14 GarciaD 308 73 15
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14 GoodmanDL 308 73 15
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16 UncleTed 305 70 15
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17 KonkelT 296 68 15
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18 ChrisRosenberg 294 66 00
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19 hypotactic 290 65 15
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20 KesslerA2 287 63 15
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21 groug 281 61 15
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22 Vendy12 274 59 00
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23 JasonDuiuc 265 56 15
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23 GrellerA 265 56 00
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25 MaccaroneM 260 53 15
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26 MartinJ2 259 51 00
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27 Stanley 255 50 15
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28 MatchenD 252 48 15
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29 mwg 249 46 00
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30 MattK 248 44 00
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31 orwant 240 42 15
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32 WatskyA 235 40 00
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33 GoodmanA 234 38 00
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34 MoskowitzJim 233 36 15
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35 szeb 232 34 00
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36 PSUrose 229 33 15
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37 JCEurovision 226 31 00
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38 LakeMA 220 29 00
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39 McGeeDean 219 26 15
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39 LynchT 219 26 15
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41 DavidA 216 23 00
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42 KlionskyG 211 21 00
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43 KCrest 210 19 15
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44 HortonR 209 17 15
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45 KPope 205 16 00
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46 IFSEsq 200 14 00
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47 DrSteveC 199 12 00
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48 RobinJRichards 177 10 15
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49 SokolM 168 8 15
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50 ArunH 162 6 00
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51 BeningoS 148 4 15
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52 DouglasLovesVixey 112 2 00
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53 Nicola 111 1 00
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Questions:

Officials in California announced that the August Complex fire - which stretches from San Francisco to the Oregon Border - became the first single fire to burn at least HOW MANY ACRES?

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1 million

While it's less than one month until the November general election, the 2022 midterms got a jump start when what US SENATOR FROM PENNSYLVANIA announced he would not run for re-election, opting to return to the private sector?

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Pat Toomey

The US Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of a case involving what KENTUCKY COUNTY CLERK, who in 2015 refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on personal religious grounds?

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Kim Davis

Covid-19 continued its spread around the White House, with what ADVISOR and architect of the Trump administration's immigration policies testing positive?

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Stephen Miller

What CENTRAL ASIAN REPUBLIC (and Sporcle favorite) annulled the results of its parliamentary elections after early results favoring president Sooronbai Jeenbekov triggered widespread protest and the occupation of parliamentary and presidential offices?

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Kyrgyzstan

The FBI arrested several men affiliated with militia movements who were alleged to have planned to kidnap what US GOVERNOR?

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Gretchen Whitmer

Mike Pence drew attention at the vice presidential debate for not clearly stating he would accept the results of the November election, the fly that landed on his head, and an apparent case of what INFLAMMATION, which can be a secondary symptom of Covid-19 infection? Pence tested negative for the virus prior to the debate.

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pink eye

Donald Trump got an endorsement he wasn't looking for from what MILITANT ISLAMIC ORGANIZATION, with spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid speaking positively about Trump and hoping he will "wind up U.S. military presence" in his country?

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Taliban

What TECH COMPANY announced it would split off its IT infrastructure division into a new company in 2021? The company has split off divisions before, most notably when it sold its PC division to Lenovo in 2005.

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IBM

Your HallR mini-theme of the week (TM): A Major Award. Nobel Prizes were handed out this week, with the award for physiology or medicine going to three men for their discovery of a strain of what VIRUS, a leading cause of liver disease?

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Hepatitis C

What UN AGENCY was awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts in fighting hunger and supporting sustainable development?

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World Food Programme

Curious tourists visited Varosha, a beach resort on what EUROPEAN ISLAND that has been closed since a 1974 invasion split the island more or less in two?

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Cyprus