The Week of November 9, 2020 by CoenM

Champion(s):

SchiefelbeinM
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Runner(s)-Up:

grimesr

Timm


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 SchiefelbeinM 328 98 15
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2 Timm 324 95 00
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2 grimesr 324 95 15
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4 GoodmanDL 320 92 15
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5 BClemens 317 89 00
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6 jveditz 314 87 15
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7 UncleTed 305 85 15
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8 TaylorMA 302 82 00
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9 HortonR 294 80 15
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10 cfcrd 282 78 15
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11 groug 280 76 15
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12 McGeeDean 273 73 15
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13 ecpekkle 265 69 00
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13 KonkelT 265 69 15
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13 FauxD 265 69 00
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16 LynchT 261 64 15
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17 loganstarr 258 61 15
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17 srs 258 61 15
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19 JasonDuiuc 254 57 15
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20 KPope 249 55 15
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21 Tarn 246 53 15
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22 GarciaD 243 51 15
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23 DeeKay 240 48 00
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24 KlionskyG 234 46 15
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25 Commodore 233 44 15
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26 ColeB 231 40 15
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26 mwg 231 40 00
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28 MattK 230 37 15
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29 DreyfusB 222 35 15
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30 KreitzerJ 221 31 15
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30 TimL 221 31 15
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32 jnowell 219 28 15
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33 DarthPace 216 26 15
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34 imogen 213 23 00
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35 Ren 200 21 15
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36 RobinJRichards 196 19 15
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37 DouglasLovesVixey 191 17 15
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38 JCEurovision 189 14 15
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39 DrSteveC 170 12 00
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40 Vendy12 165 10 15
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41 ElendilPickle 154 7 00
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42 JasLeonas 138 5 00
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43 SokolM 118 3 15
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44 helene 115 1 15
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Questions:

Name EITHER COMPANY that developed the Covid-19 vaccine that was reported to be 90 percent effective in preventing infection with the virus? Trials with over 40,000 people in six countries demonstrated that the vaccine hits the 90 percent effective mark seven days after a second dose.

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Pfizer or BioNTech

Donald Trump fired what SECRETARY OF DEFENSE, replacing him with Christopher Miller, the director of the National Counterterrorism Center? Relations between Trump and the now-former secretary had soured when the secretary stated that he was against using the military to quell domestic unrest, such as in the protests and rioting following the killing of George Floyd.

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Mark Esper

What FOOD DELIVERY COMPANY backed by SoftBank filed for its IPO, bolstered by its 2020 performance? The pandemic helped the company triple its revenues compared to 2019, and it posted its first-ever profit in the second quarter of 2020.

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DoorDash

What CABINET OFFICIAL reflected the administration's non-accepatance of Joe Biden's win by stating that there would be a "smooth transition to a second Trump administration” during a press conference.

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Mike Pompeo

What FORMER BOLIVIAN PRESIDENT returned to the country a year after being forced out of office while mulling a go at a fourth term? He returned after his former economy minister, Luis Arce, was sworn in as president.

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Evo Morales

What US SUPREME COURT JUSTICE spoke about the Covid-19 pandemic, saying “Whatever one may think about the COVID restrictions, we surely don’t want them to become a recurring feature after the pandemic has passed?" He was also critical of two cases that supported limits on the number of attendees for religious services, saying they “blatantly discriminated against houses of worship."

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Samuel Alito

While Covid-19 gets all the attention, the World Health Organization announced that there were 870,000 cases of what DISEASE in 2019, the highest number in 23 years? Declining vaccination rates - estimated at 70-85 percent of the world population- fall short of the 95 percent required to prevent outbreaks.

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measles

President-elect Joe Biden named Ron Klain to what WHITE HOUSE POSITION? He held a position with the same title for Biden and Al Gore during their vice presidencies.

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Chief of Staff

Three rockets were fired at the capital of what AFRICAN COUNTRY, pulling it into the fighting between the government of Ethiopia and its restive Tigray region? Tigray leaders allege that the country has sent in troops to support Ethiopia, which the country denies.

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Eritrea

Reports suggested that roughly 100 members of whatUS FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY has either contracted COVID-19 or are in isolation due to exposure to people diagnosed with the virus? The outbreak is believed to stem from Donald Trump’s series of rallies at the end of his re-election campaign.

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Secret Service

Thousands protested in what FORMER SOVIET REPUBLIC, calling for its October 31 parliamentary election to be rerun? Protesters cited vote buying and other irregularities as grounds to nullify the election, as well as the influence of the country’s richest person, Bidzina Ivanishvili, who backs the ruling party.

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Georgia

The UK’s transport minister approved plans for a £1.7 billion tunnel that would run a two mile section of the A303 underground near what WORLD HERITAGE SITE? Supporters say it will reduce congestion and make the site more peaceful, while opponents fear damage to archaeological sites.

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Stonehenge