The Week of November 15, 2020 by CoenM

Champion(s):

grimesr


Runner(s)-Up:

Michalle


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 35 37 35 57 15 44 49 08 37 54 93 47
1 grimesr 448 98 15
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2 Michalle 362 96 15
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3 imogen 337 93 15
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4 DarthPace 336 91 15
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5 McGeeDean 311 89 15
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6 Vicun-YAH 310 86 15
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7 GoodmanDL 308 84 15
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8 UncleTed 294 81 15
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9 KreitzerJ 293 78 00
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9 KonkelT 293 78 15
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11 TaylorMA 292 74 15
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12 KlionskyG 285 70 15
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12 GarciaD 285 70 15
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14 DreyfusB 281 67 15
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15 zerocrates 279 64 00
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16 SchiefelbeinM 273 62 00
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17 ecpekkle 269 59 15
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18 HortonR 250 57 15
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19 DeeKay 249 54 00
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20 MattK 247 52 00
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21 KPope 244 48 15
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21 TheBeardedWizard 244 48 15
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23 groug 243 45 00
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24 LynchT 242 42 15
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25 Tarn 224 40 15
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26 jveditz 204 37 15
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27 FauxD 200 35 15
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28 Vendy12 197 32 15
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29 michaelmillerjr 185 30 15
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30 Bup 184 28 00
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31 mwg 178 25 15
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32 ifitsnotbaroque 176 23 15
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33 StahlhutJ 164 20 15
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34 ArunH 153 18 15
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35 SokolM 150 15 00
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36 ColeB 140 13 00
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37 JCEurovision 117 10 00
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38 HoodM 113 8 00
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39 KCrest 103 6 00
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40 DouglasLovesVixey 74 3 00
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41 JasLeonas 68 1 00
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Questions:

More good news on the Covid-19 vaccine front, as what COMPANY announced that its vaccine showed 94.5 effectiveness at creating antibodies for the virus? The vaccine, like the one developed by Pfizer, uses mRNA from the virus.

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Moderna

A British study indicated that many of the side effects of what CLASS OF DRUGS prescribed to lower cholesterol were due to the "nocebo effect," where patients believed when starting the drug that they would suffer side effects, which include muscle aches, fatigue, and joint pain.

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statins

After 22 months of being grounded, the US Federal Aviation Administration cleared what BOEING AIRCRAFT for commercial flights? The model had been grounded due to questions of safety following two crashes that killed 346 people.

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737 Max

What SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRY got its third president in just over a week when Francisco Sagasti was sworn in? Sagasti replaced Manuel Merino, who served for five days after parliament voted to oust Martín Vizcarra in what some saw as a legislative coup.

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Peru

What MICHIGAN COUNTY saw its Board of Canvassers vote along party lines to not certify election results, then vote unanimously to certify results, only to then see both Republican members seek to rescind their votes because they do not believe that the state will perform an audit to address discrepancies in precinct results?

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Wayne County

China's foreign ministry stated that a Western intelligence sharing group known as the Five WHAT "could be blinded" if it continued to criticize China over new laws that disqualify pro-democracy Hong Kong legislators from serving? The alliance, made up of the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, formed after World War II to share intelligence on the Soviet Union and its allies.

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Eyes

What US AUTOMAKER said it would increase its spending on electric vehicles to $27 billion through 2025? They also announced that a pending change in battery chemistry would allow them to offer electric vehicles at a price on par with gasoline-powered vehicles, and with a potential range of 450 miles on one charge.

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General Motors

In a rare reversal, some Senate Republicans sided with Democrats to block the confirmation of Judy Shelton to what ORGANIZATION's Board of Governors? Shelton is highly critical of the organization, and has expressed interest in returning to the gold standard.

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Federal Reserve

Patriarch Irinej, the leader of the Orthodox Christian church in what COUNTRY, died after contracting Covid-19, likely exposed after he presided over the funeral of Montenegro’s Metropolitan Amfilohije Radovic, who also had Covid-19? The open casket funeral also saw mourners eschew masks and social distancing.

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Serbia

This week's HallR mini-theme(TM): EU Must Be Kidding Me. Name EITHER of the two countries who vetoed the EU's seven year budget, opposed to language linking funds - including Covid-19 relief money - to adhering to the rule of law.

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Hungary or Poland

North Macedonia saw the start of EU accession talks blocked by what NEIGHBOR, who wanted assurances that North Macedonia would not make future territorial claims or claims of sovereignty over the country's Macedonian minority? There was also objection to the use of the term "Macedonian language," as the country claims that language is derived from its own.

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Bulgaria

What MEAT PROCESSOR suspended managers at an Iowa pork plant after discovering they placed wagers on the number of workers at the plant who would catch Covid-19? The company also brought in former US Attorney General Eric Holder to perform an internal investigation related to a wrongful death lawsuit.

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Tyson Foods