The Week of October 25, 2020 by CoenM

Champion(s):

RLWitherspoon


Runner(s)-Up:

cfcrd


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 43 16 79 27 29 72 03 19 48 53 72 24
1 RLWitherspoon 475 98 15
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53
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2 cfcrd 420 96 15
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53
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72
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24
3 grimesr 389 93 15
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53
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72
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4 GarciaD 383 90 15
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5 GoodmanDL 378 88 15
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6 ecpekkle 361 85 00
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7 SchiefelbeinM 359 82 15
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48
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72
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8 srs 334 80 00
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79
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9 HoodM 309 77 00
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10 LynchT 307 75 15
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11 RobinJRichards 292 72 15
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12 TWright17 286 69 00
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13 UncleTed 281 67 15
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14 Vendy12 279 64 00
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15 imogen 271 61 15
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16 KPope 263 59 15
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17 JCEurovision 243 55 15
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17 KlionskyG 243 55 15
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19 griffism 228 51 00
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20 DrSteveC 222 48 00
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21 GrellerA 219 46 15
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22 jveditz 218 43 15
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23 Tarn 214 40 00
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24 LakeMA 200 38 00
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25 KonkelT 197 35 15
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26 groug 196 32 15
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27 BClemens 189 30 00
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28 KreitzerJ 181 27 00
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29 TimL 179 25 15
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30 ColeB 174 22 15
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31 HortonR 171 19 15
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32 MattK 170 17 00
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33 Timm 162 14 00
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34 SokolM 161 11 15
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35 McGeeDean 152 9 15
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36 GoldfarbDavidJ 147 6 00
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37 DavidA 64 3 00
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38 DouglasLovesVixey 0 1 00
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Questions:

What SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRY voted to rewrite its constitution, which dates back to when the country was under military rule? The turnout was the highest since the 1989 election that ended military rule.

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Chile

What US SENATOR, a Republican facing a difficult re-election, was the only member of her party to vote against the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court?

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Susan Collins

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that the population of what SPECIES OF WHALE had dipped to 366, down from over 400 two years ago? Several factors, from low reproduction rates to susceptability to boat strikes to climate change, were blamed.

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right whales

What EUROPEAN COUNTRY continued to see protests over a court ruling that found abortion in cases of fetal congenital defects were unconstitutional?

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Poland

Miles Taylor, a former chief of staff at what US CABINET DEPARTMENT, revealed that he was the anonymous author of a New York Times piece and the follow-up book The Warning about how several staffers formed a "resistance" to counteract some of Donald Trump's more norm-breaking ideas?

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Homeland Security

The World Meteorological Organization reported that there would likely be a "moderate to strong" occurrence of what WEATHER EVENT in the Pacific lasting through the first quarter of 2021? It causes the cooling of surface ocean temperatures and wetter and stormier weather for Asia and the Americas.

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La Nina

What RETAILER removed guns and ammunition from displays in its stores, saying it did so as a precautionary measure to keep its staff and customers safe after cases of "isolated civil unrest?" The move comes in the wake of the police shooting and death of William Wallace in Philadelphia.

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Walmart

What FORMER LEADER of the UK's Labour Party was suspended after saying that the problem of anti-Semitism in the party was being exaggerated for political purposes? A report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission said the party showed "significant failings" in the way it addressed reports of anti-Semitism.

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Jeremy Corbyn

What CONSTITUENT COUNTRY OF THE UK announced plans for a new four week lockdown to combat rising numbers of Covid-19 infections? The goal is to end the lockdown on December 2, but official stated it may go longer if the rate of infection doesn't decline enough.

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England

WHAT TROPICAL STORM, which is expected to become a hurricane before making landfall in Nicaragua, tied a record by becoming the 28th named storm during the Atlantic hurricane season?

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Eta

Pope Francis made history by naming the first African-American cardinal, elevating Wilton Gregory, who is the current archbishop in what DIOCESE? Gregory replaced Donald Wuerl, who stepped down in 2018 over his mishandling of sexual assault clams.

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Washington, D.C.

In better Covid-19 news, what OCEANIC COUNTRY announced its first day without new local cases since June 9? The state that saw 90 percent of the country's cases, which was in lockdown for 112 days, reported a second day without new local cases.

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Australia