The Week of October 17, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Runner(s)-Up:

hypotactic
[LinJK] Senki nem támadhat meg büntetlenül


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 05 37 73 41 69 05 37 14 00 05 14 19
1 MattK 364 97 15
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73
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41
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37
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14
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19
2 hypotactic 345 93 15
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00
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41
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69
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37
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19
3 jveditz 326 88 15
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37
00
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69
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37
00
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14
15
19
4 Squidpickles 320 84 15
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37
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73
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41
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5 helene 311 79 15
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73
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37
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6 SokolM 305 75 00
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73
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41
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37
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19
7 KPope 299 70 15
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37
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41
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19
8 HortonR 285 65 15
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69
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37
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19
9 DeeKay 280 61 15
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69
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37
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14
00
10 imogen 276 56 15
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41
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37
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11 MasonC 269 50 15
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37
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11 GoodmanDL 269 50 15
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37
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41
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13 JCEurovision 219 43 15
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73
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14 Vendy12 200 38 15
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41
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15 randalleng 194 34 15
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41
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16 Timm 185 29 15
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41
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17 Tarn 181 25 15
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18 DFisher 167 20 15
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19 LynchT 149 15 15
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20 KCrest 148 11 15
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21 DouglasLovesVixey 136 6 15
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22 Nicola 114 2 15
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Questions:

What FORMER US SECRETARY OF STATE and Army general passed away from complications of Covid-19 at the age of 84?

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Colin Powell

Russia announced it would suspend its mission to what ALLIANCE, and strip staff at the alliance's Moscow office of its credentials? The move came after the alliance expelled 8 Russians with accusations that they were intelligence officers.

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NATO

Facebook announced it would hire 10,000 new employees in the European Union to develop what VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT where people could interact for work or socially represented by 3D avatars, similar to the same-named environment seen in Neal Stephenson's 1992 novel Snow Crash?

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metaverse

A gang named 400 Mawozo demanded $17 million for the return of 17 US missionaries kidnapped in what COUNTRY? Gang leader Wilson Joseph later appeared in a video saying the gang could execute the missionaries if a ransom was not paid.

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Haiti

What EUROPEAN COUNTRY announced it would ask most workers to stay home during late October and early November to stem the rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths? The country has Europe's highest number of Covid-19 deaths - more than 226,000 - with only about a third of its population vaccinated, even with the availability of a natively-developed vaccine.

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Russia

The US House of Representatives committee investigating the January 6 riot at the Capitol voted unanimously to hold what FORMER TRUMP ADIVSOR in contempt for not complying with a subpoena?

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Steve Bannon

Using a new carbon dating technique, scientists were able to confirm that Vikings settled in L'Anse aux Meadows, which is in what CURRENT CANADIAN PROVINCE, at least as early as 1021?

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Newfoundland

What PERSON announced the launch of a new media group and the app TRUTH Social? While the app was intended for a November soft launch, hackers were able to access it hours after the announcement of its creation.

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Donald Trump

A prop gun fired by what ACTOR on the set of the upcoming movie Rust killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza? Reports indicate that the actor was told by an assistant director that the gun was "cold," or unloaded.

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Alec Baldwin

President Biden delayed the release of more papers related to the assassination of what US PRESIDENT, on the advice of the Archivist of the United States? Records pertaining to the assassination should have been released in 2017, but national security concerns and Covid-19 have led to delays.

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John F. Kennedy

Officials in what SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRY announced the capture of Dairo Antonio Úsuga, also known as Otoniel, its most wanted drug lord and head of the Gulf Cartel? It is expected that he will be extradited to the US, where he was indicted in 2009.

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Colombia

What RIDE SHARING COMPANY released its first safety report, which reported over 4100 cases of sexual assault against passengers between 2017 and 2019? A larger rival company reported over 6000 cases in 2018 and 2019.

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Lyft