The Week of March 14, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

grimesr


Runner(s)-Up:

KonkelT
Kai gwa!


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 09 52 72 06 09 72 63 63 49 49 66 63
1 grimesr 458 98 15
15
52
15
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15
63
15
63
15
49
15
15
66
00
2 KonkelT 439 95 15
15
00
15
15
00
15
63
15
63
15
49
00
15
66
15
63
3 srs 427 92 15
15
52
15
15
15
09
15
72
15
63
15
15
15
15
66
00
4 TaylorMA 422 87 15
15
52
15
72
15
15
00
00
00
15
49
00
15
66
15
63
4 jveditz 422 87 15
15
52
15
72
15
15
00
15
63
00
15
49
00
15
66
00
4 GoodmanDL 422 87 15
15
52
15
72
15
15
00
00
00
15
49
00
15
66
15
63
7 ecpekkle 415 81 15
15
00
15
15
09
15
15
63
15
15
49
15
15
66
15
63
8 hypotactic 341 78 15
15
52
15
72
15
00
00
15
63
15
15
49
00
00
00
00
9 DeeKay 313 75 15
09
00
00
15
06
15
00
15
63
15
15
49
15
15
66
00
10 MattK 312 72 15
00
00
15
06
15
09
00
00
15
63
00
15
15
66
15
63
11 NathanL 295 68 15
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72
15
06
15
00
15
63
15
15
49
00
00
00
00
11 LynchT 295 68 15
15
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15
06
15
09
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15
63
00
15
49
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00
15
63
13 KPope 284 64 15
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52
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06
15
09
00
00
15
15
49
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00
15
63
14 RobinJRichards 261 61 15
09
15
00
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06
15
00
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15
63
00
15
00
00
15
63
15 JCEurovision 258 58 15
09
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72
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15
09
00
15
63
15
15
15
00
00
16 GovindGrewal 248 55 00
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52
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09
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00
00
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49
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63
17 helene 240 52 15
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09
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63
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00
18 Svoyager-11 232 50 15
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52
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66
00
19 ElendilPickle 225 47 15
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72
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06
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09
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15
63
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00
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00
00
00
20 KCrest 217 44 15
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06
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00
15
63
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15
49
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00
21 KlionskyG 206 41 15
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52
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06
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09
15
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15
49
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00
22 SokolM 196 38 15
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06
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00
15
49
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66
00
23 GarciaD 193 35 15
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06
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09
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49
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15
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24 DouglasLovesVixey 187 32 00
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49
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63
25 Squidpickles 171 30 15
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72
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26 gaufqwi 162 27 15
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63
27 Vendy12 138 24 15
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63
28 Timm 136 21 15
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09
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29 Tarn 133 17 15
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09
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49
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29 HortonR 133 17 15
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49
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31 shambolic 130 12 15
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52
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15
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32 FauxD 84 10 15
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33 Nicola 75 7 00
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34 Atomiccoffey 69 4 15
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09
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35 AnthonyBianca 60 1 15
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Questions:

Eight people, mostly Asian women, were killed in three shootings at massage parlors in and around what US CITY? While denied by the alleged killer, prosecutors are mulling adding hate crime charges to those already levied.

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Atlanta

Houthi rebels used drones to attack a refinery owned by what OIL COMPANY, which this week also reported a 44 percent drop in full year revenues for 2020? On the plus side, the company said the refinery wasn't badly damaged, and it still plans to pay out $75 billion in dividends to shareholders, most notably the government of Saudi Arabia.

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Aramco

A superior court in what COUNTRY, the only G7 nation to not recognize civil unions or marriages, found that the lack of recognition was unconstitutional as it violates a section that guarantees equal treatment under the law for all?

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Japan

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised its guidance on the minimum social distance for kids in school, from six feet to HOW MANY FEET?

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three

Researchers in Israel revealed dozens of new fragments of what SERIES OF DOCUMENTS, the first discovered by excavation in nearly 60 years. The dig also found a 10500 year old woven basket and a 6000 year old skeleton of a child.

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Dead Sea Scrolls

What AUTOMAKER announced that 30000 of its employees worldwide will be allowed to work from home indefinitely, with flexible hours as agreed to with managers?

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Ford

John Magufuli, the president of what AFRICAN COUNTRY, died after a public absence of over two weeks? A cause of death was not announced for Magufuli, a prominent Covid-19 skeptic who touted prayer and steam therapy as treatment.

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Tanzania

What FLORIDA CITY imposed an 8pm curfew in some areas due to large numbers of spring breakers? Mayor Dan Gelber attributed the crowds to the loose Covid-19 protocols implemented by the state.

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Miami Beach

The Fagradals Mountain volcano, dormant for 6000 years, erupted in what COUNTRY? The eruption was expected after more than 50000 earthquakes were detected over the last three weeks.

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Iceland

The US Department of Justice announced it was starting an antitrust investigation into what CREDIT CARD COMPANY over its debit card practices? The investigation is focused on restrictions the company imposed on vendors in how they submitted purchases.

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Visa

North Korea cut off diplomatic ties with what ASIAN COUNTRY after they allowed the extradition to the US of a North Korean wanted on money laundering charges? Relations between North Korea and this country have been strained since the 2017 killing of Kim Jong-nam.

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Malaysia

NASA successfully test fired the core rockets of its Space Launch System, paving the way for the first test launch in what PROGRAM that will return American astronauts to the Moon?

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Artemis