The Week of January 3, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

SchiefelbeinM
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Runner(s)-Up:

UncleTed


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 22 38 09 33 14 22 03 38 57 17 00 06
1 SchiefelbeinM 368 98 15
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33
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22
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57
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2 UncleTed 352 95 15
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57
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3 RobinJRichards 337 93 15
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38
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00
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22
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38
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57
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17
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4 grimesr 325 90 15
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38
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33
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14
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22
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38
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5 ecpekkle 313 87 15
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33
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22
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57
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6 BClemens 300 85 15
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09
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33
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22
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57
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7 GoodmanDL 299 82 15
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33
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00
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57
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8 MattK 298 79 15
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38
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33
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22
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03
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9 DreyfusB 297 77 15
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38
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10 groug 289 74 00
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11 srs 288 71 15
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12 TaylorMA 278 68 15
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13 KonkelT 265 66 15
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09
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14 KPope 258 63 15
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09
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15 TWright17 257 60 15
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16 HortonR 254 58 15
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17 shambolic 252 55 15
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18 Vendy12 250 52 15
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19 KlionskyG 242 50 15
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20 imogen 234 47 15
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21 jveditz 228 44 00
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22 mwg 227 40 15
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22 Tarn 227 40 15
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24 GarciaD 226 36 15
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25 SokolM 219 33 15
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26 Timm 216 31 15
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27 GrellerA 203 28 15
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28 alamble 200 25 15
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29 BeningoS 191 22 00
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30 LynchT 182 20 15
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31 GoldfarbDavidJ 177 17 15
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32 JCEurovision 156 14 15
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33 helene 131 12 00
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34 Jonathan 117 9 00
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35 DouglasLovesVixey 107 5 00
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35 DMTsurel 107 5 00
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37 Atomiccoffey 72 1 00
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Questions:

What VOTING MACHINE MANUFACTURER is suing Trump lawyer Sidney Powell for defamation, and asking for $1.3 billion in damages over Powell's claims that the company rigged the election, was a tool of the Venezuelan government, etc.?

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Dominion Voting Systems

The NCAA announced that all games for the 2021 men's divison I basketball tournament would take place in what STATE? This state is also where NCAA headquarters is located.

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Indiana

Joe Biden continued to fill out his Cabinet, as he named what FEDERAL JUDGE and former Supreme Court nominee as his pick for Attorney General?

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Merrick Garland

What MIDDLE EASTERN NATION saw the blockade set against it by Saudi Arabia and three other countries lifted? Few if any of the 13 demands made upon the country were met, as it is still home to Al Jazeera and still aligns politically with Turkey and Iran.

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Qatar

What TWO DEMOCRATS won close races against incumbents David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in Georgia's US Senate runoff elections?

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Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the US was lifting all of self-imposed restrictions on direct contact between US officials and government officials on what ASIAN ISLAND?

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Taiwan

What ENTREPRENEUR passed Jeff Bezos to make the top of the Forbes list of the world's richest people, with a net worth of $185 billion? The dramatic rise in his net worth is primarily due to a ninefold increase in the value of his car company's stock.

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Elon Musk

The supreme leader of what COUNTRY said it would not import Covid-19 vaccines from the US or the UK, saying it lacked trust in them? Its health ministry also blocked the testing of foreign vaccines on its citizens, saying it would buy "safe vaccines," likely from China or Russia.

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Iran

Oil companies largely ignored the first auction of oil and gas drilling rights in what WILDLIFE REFUGE? The rights, mostly snapped up by an Alaskan government agency, brought in $14.4 million in high bids, making it unlikely that proceeds from all sales will reach the 2019 Congressional Budget Office estimate of $1.8 billion.

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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)

Your HallR mini-theme of the week (TM): Aftermath. Both the Kansas City Star and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch called for what US SENATOR to resign, based on his objection to the electoral vote count and its role in spurring the Capitol riots? Simon and Schuster later announced it would no longer publish his forthcoming book.

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Josh Hawley

The resignations of education secretary Betsy DeVos and transportation secretary Elaine Chao were criticized by some as a dodge so neither would have to weigh in on removing Donald Trump from office using what CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT?

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25th

Amazon Web Services announced that it would no longer host what SOCIAL MEDIA SITE, an alternative to Twitter increasingly favored by Trump supporters, saying posts supporting the Capitol riot and future violence violated its terms of service? Both Apple and Google dropped its mobile app stores.

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Parler