The Week of September 20, 2015 by CoenM

Champion(s):

StahlhutJ


Runner(s)-Up:

UllspergerA


Quiz Description

Questions about things that happened during the past week.

Full Results:

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1 StahlhutJ 384 99 15
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2 UllspergerA 371 98 15
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3 LujanP 368 96 15
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4 gregariouschinchilla 367 95 15
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5 wilsona 344 94 15
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6 srs 341 93 15
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7 CraneN 324 92 15
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8 LairdM 311 90 15
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9 LuskT 308 89 00
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10 EmilyT 302 88 15
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11 KelsoT 299 87 15
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12 GambinoG 298 86 15
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13 MorrisK 295 84 15
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14 HowesFranny 294 83 15
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15 Dynomutt 292 82 15
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16 KingJA 290 81 15
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17 RaiaB 289 80 15
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18 MarcotteM 283 78 15
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19 WellsW 279 77 15
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20 shesinsane 274 76 00
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21 Commodore 273 74 15
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21 ShapiroA 273 74 15
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23 SchroederS 256 72 15
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24 Egantx7 255 71 15
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25 ElendilPickle 254 70 15
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26 BruceM 245 69 00
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27 DohertyC 242 68 15
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28 WolfischL 240 66 15
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29 helitzur 239 65 15
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30 HallW 236 64 00
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31 GoldsteinB 234 63 00
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32 RichmondJ 232 61 15
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32 ChrisRosenberg 232 61 00
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34 wrightk 230 58 15
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34 OrrenH 230 58 15
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34 GoodmanDL 230 58 15
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37 WangA 229 56 00
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38 BaileyBW 228 54 15
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39 jefe 225 53 15
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40 IrwinK 222 52 00
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41 TaylorMA 217 51 00
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42 WeikleB 215 49 15
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42 FrankensteinP 215 49 15
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44 GrahamJ 214 47 00
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45 MoyseyC 213 45 00
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45 MercureT 213 45 15
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47 KonkelT 212 42 15
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47 milton 212 42 00
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47 AllainB 212 42 00
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50 PalmiterA 205 40 15
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51 minarik15 204 38 00
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51 OlewnickB 204 38 15
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53 ThomasR 203 36 15
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54 GuptaAMajor 201 34 15
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56 RobinJRichards 194 33 00
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62 AdelmanM 179 25 00
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Questions:

Among the official duties he carried out while in the US, Pope Francis celebrated the canonization Mass of what MISSIONARY while in Washington?

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Junipero Serra

This past week saw the passing of what FORMER NEW YORK YANKEE, a Hall of Famer, three time MVP, and noted malapropist?

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Yogi Berra

What REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE said this week: "I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation. I absolutely would not agree with that..."

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Ben Carson

What AUTOMAKER saw its CEO resign after the discovery that as many as 11 million of its diesel-powered vehicles include a "defeat device" to spoof emissions inspections?

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Volkswagen

Martin Shkreli, head of Turing Pharmaceuticals, made news for his 5000% price hike for Daraprim, a drug used to treat WHAT PARASITIC INFECTION?

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toxoplasmosis

Over 700 people were killed in Mina, a location in Saudi Arabia where Muslims participating in the hajj throw stones at seven pillars representing WHAT?

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The devil

WHAT COUNTRY asserted itself in the ongoing civil war in Syria by sending weapons, including tanks and planes, to a base it maintains in Syria?

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Russia

Outgoing Speaker of the House John Boehner announced that he would impanel a special committee to investigate WHAT ORGANIZATION, avoiding a government shutdown over federal funding for the organization?

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Planned Parenthood

Obscured by the visit from Pope Francis, the head of state of WHAT COUNTRY made a state visit to the US, culminating in an agreement on limiting cybercrime?

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China

What COMPANY, maker of construction and mining equipment and vehicles, announced it would cut 10000 jobs by the end of 2018 due to slumping sales related to low energy and mineral prices?

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Caterpillar

In a new plan to settle migrants from ongoing wars, WHAT COUNTRY will take one-third of the 120,000 planned refugees?

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Germany

The copyright to WHAT SONG was found invalid by a US federal court, whose summary judgement noted that the existing copyright was only for specific arrangements, not the music or lyrics?

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