The Week of November 7, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

gaufqwi


Runner(s)-Up:

ecpekkle


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 20 37 30 04 17 34 74 40 57 17 20 80
1 gaufqwi 365 98 15
15
37
15
30
15
15
17
15
15
74
00
15
57
15
15
00
2 ecpekkle 336 95 00
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15
30
15
15
17
15
00
15
15
57
15
17
00
15
80
3 LynchT 319 91 15
20
15
37
15
30
15
15
00
00
15
40
15
57
15
15
00
4 KonkelT 314 88 15
20
00
15
30
15
15
17
15
15
15
40
15
57
15
15
00
5 groug 300 85 15
20
15
15
15
15
15
34
15
74
00
00
15
17
15
20
00
6 MasonC 297 81 15
20
00
15
15
00
15
00
15
40
00
15
17
15
20
15
80
7 BClemens 294 78 15
15
37
15
30
15
15
17
15
15
15
40
00
15
15
20
00
8 MattK 286 75 15
15
15
15
15
17
00
00
15
40
15
57
15
17
15
20
00
9 JoeM 281 71 15
20
15
37
15
30
15
15
00
15
74
15
00
00
00
15
00
10 HortonR 275 68 15
20
15
37
15
30
15
04
15
15
34
15
15
00
15
00
15
11 JamesDenny 273 65 15
20
00
00
15
15
17
15
34
00
15
40
15
57
15
00
00
12 Timm 272 61 15
00
00
15
30
15
15
15
15
15
40
15
15
17
15
20
15
13 GoodmanDL 249 58 15
20
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37
15
15
00
00
15
00
00
15
15
57
15
15
00
14 KPope 243 53 15
20
15
37
00
00
15
15
15
34
15
00
15
15
17
15
00
14 KashyapN 243 53 15
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37
15
30
15
04
15
15
00
15
00
15
17
15
20
00
16 UncleTed 239 48 15
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30
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17
15
00
00
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40
00
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17
15
00
17 RautY 231 45 15
20
00
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30
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17
00
00
00
15
57
15
17
00
00
18 helene 228 41 15
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30
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04
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17
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40
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17
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19 Squidpickles 219 38 00
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30
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17
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20 KlionskyG 211 33 15
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37
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17
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20
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20 ChrisRosenberg 211 33 00
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37
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30
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34
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20
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22 SokolM 204 28 15
20
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30
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17
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23 JCEurovision 203 25 15
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37
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04
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17
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20
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24 GarciaD 168 21 15
20
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37
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04
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17
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25 NathanL 162 18 15
20
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17
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26 Tarn 161 15 00
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37
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27 KCrest 148 11 00
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30
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04
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34
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20
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28 Vendy12 134 8 00
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37
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29 DFisher 133 5 15
20
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04
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17
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30 DouglasLovesVixey 80 1 15
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Questions:

Not surprisingly, Daniel Ortega won re-election as the president of what CENTRAL AMERICAN NATION, assisted by his regime jailing seven potential opposition candidates?

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Nicaragua

What US SENATOR, one of the few Republicans to vote for convicting Donald Trump in the aftermath of the January 6 riot at the Capitol, announced she would run for re-election, where she will face a primary challenge from Kelly Tshibaka, the head of the state's Department of Administration?

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Lisa Murkowski

Louisiana's Board of Pardons voted unanimously to pardon what MAN ARRESTED IN 1892 for refusing to leave a whites-only train car, whose name is most associated with the 1896 US Supreme Court case that affirmed "separate but equal" state segregation laws?

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Homer Plessy

A judge approved the $626 million dollar settlement for cases stemming from the contamination of what CITY's water supply by lead and bacteria? The state of Michigan will provide the bulk of the settlement amount.

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Flint

With Covid-19 cases on the rise again in Europe, chancellor Alexander Schallenberg announced a plan for what COUNTRY that would see a lockdown only of the unvaccinated?

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Austria

The agreement reached at the end of the COP26 climate conference contained the first-ever language in a climate deal about a reduction in the use of what FUEL? The language was softened, from "phase out" to "phased down" at the behest of China and India.

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coal

What MIDDLE EASTERN COUNTRY agreed to be the "protecting power" for the US in Afghanistan, representing US interests and providing consular services? The country had hosted several rounds of peace talks between the US and the Taliban, and was a popular transit point during the US evacuation.

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Qatar

Russia issued a rare rebuke of the leadership of what COUNTRY, saying its threat to cut off European gas supplies if there were any sanctions over its use of migrants against the EU would be a breach of contract?

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Belarus

NASA cited budget issues and a lawsuit brought by Blue Origin over lunar lander contracts when announcing that what MANNED SPACEFLIGHT PROJECT would not return humans to the Moon until 2025?

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Artemis

Your HallR mini-theme of the week (TM): Breaking Up Is Maybe Not So Hard To Do. What COMPANY announced final plans to split into three public companies - one each focusing on healthcare, aviation, and energy - breaking up the conglomerate built by Jack Welch in the 1980s?

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General Electric

What PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY announced it would split into two companies, one for its consumer product division (with brands like Tylenol and Q-TIps) and a second for its pharmaceutical and medical devices division? The move is in large part to protect the pharma division from lawsuits against the consumer product division.

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Johnson & Johnson

It wasn't just US companies planning to split, as what JAPANESE COMPANY, best known in the US for consumer electronics products, would also be splitting into three companies by 2023? The move is part of the lingering effects of a 2015 scandal where the company admitted to claiming more than $1 billion in profits than it actually made.

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Toshiba