The Week of November 14, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Runner(s)-Up:

gaufqwi


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 24 64 50 24 17 44 37 40 14 04 00 04
1 MattK 354 98 15
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37
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14
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2 gaufqwi 309 95 15
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37
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14
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04
3 HortonR 301 91 15
24
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17
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44
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37
00
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14
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15
15
4 rfgold 299 88 15
24
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50
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37
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04
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5 Squidpickles 291 85 15
24
00
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44
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6 Vendy12 277 80 15
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37
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6 KPope 277 80 15
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8 Timm 273 75 15
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64
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17
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04
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9 RobinJRichards 272 70 15
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9 GoodmanDL 272 70 15
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37
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11 Tarn 269 65 00
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12 RautY 267 61 15
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13 JoeM 249 58 00
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14 SokolM 247 55 15
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15 KlionskyG 246 51 15
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16 TWright17 245 48 15
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17 LynchT 236 45 15
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18 KonkelT 223 41 00
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19 ecpekkle 222 38 15
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20 JCEurovision 219 35 15
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21 TaylorMA 214 31 15
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22 mwg 203 28 15
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23 ChrisRosenberg 200 25 00
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24 KashyapN 189 21 15
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25 KCrest 182 18 15
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26 randalleng 181 15 15
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27 DFisher 151 11 00
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28 GovindGrewal 147 8 00
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29 MasonC 110 5 00
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30 DouglasLovesVixey 107 1 15
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Questions:

What VERMONT DEMOCRAT announced that he would not seek a ninth term in the US Senate? He is currently the longest-serving member of that chamber.

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Patrick Leahy

Protests against new Covid-19 restrictions turned violent across Europe, including Austria, Belgium and what COUNTRY that saw two football matches interrupted - fans are not allowed currently - and several arrested in the southern towns of Roermond and Stein for torching a school and throwing fireworks?

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The Netherlands

A Wisconsin jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse of all charges stemming from his killing two people and injuring a third in the aftermath of the police shooting of what MAN in Kenosha?

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Jacob Blake

One week after the end of the COP26 climate conference, the Biden administration announced the largest sale of oil and gas leases in US history, covering 80 million acres in what BODY OF WATER?

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Gulf of Mexico

What COUNTRY admitted to an anti-satellite missile test whose debris put the International Space Station on emergency footing? Two of the current crew members on the ISS hail from the country.

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Russia

What PHARMACY CHAIN announced that it would close down 900 stores over the next three years? The chain cited changes in "consumer buying patterns" for the closures.

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CVS

What CALIFORNIA REPUBLICAN gave the longest speech in the history of the US House of Representatives, speaking for more than eight hours to delay a vote on the Build Back Better social services bill?

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Kevin McCarthy

What US CITY saw a coordinated robbery of several high-end stores in its Union Square shopping area? Upwards of 80 people participated in a robbery at a Nordstrom’s in nearby Walnut Creek the following day.

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San Francisco

China's foreign ministry said they were "not aware" of the controversy involving Peng Shuai, an athlete in what SPORT, who has been missing after publicly accusing a high-ranking member of the Chinese government of sexual assault?

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tennis

Your HallR mini-theme of the week (TM): Not So Cold Cases. Muhammad Aziz and the late Khalil Islam were cleared in the murder of what CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER in 1965? The pair were convicted even though the confessed assassin, Mujahid Halim, stated that the pair were innocent and named other co-conspirators who were not prosecuted.

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Malcolm X

The FBI reported that they were still analyzing the results of a search in New Jersey for the body of what LABOR LEADER? The search was prompted by the deathbed confession of Frank Cappola, who said his dad was forced to bury a steel drum by a group of unidentified men.

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Jimmy Hoffa

A self-portrait by what ARTIST sold at auction for $34.9 million, setting a record for a painting by a Latin American artist? That record had previously been held by her husband.

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Frida Kahlo