The Week of November 21, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

KonkelT
Kai gwa!


Runner(s)-Up:

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 36 00 33 22 93 86 04 22 36 25 33 00
1 KonkelT 372 98 15
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93
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86
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22
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00
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2 GoodmanDL 327 94 15
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33
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86
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15
22
15
36
15
15
15
3 KashyapN 319 91 15
36
15
00
00
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22
15
93
00
15
15
00
15
15
33
15
4 jveditz 276 87 00
15
15
33
15
00
00
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86
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15
22
00
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15
15
00
5 Squidpickles 262 83 15
36
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33
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22
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00
15
15
15
36
15
00
15
6 KlionskyG 251 80 15
36
15
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15
00
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00
15
04
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36
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25
15
15
7 Svoyager-11 248 76 15
36
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00
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33
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22
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00
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22
00
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15
8 Vendy12 247 71 15
36
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33
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00
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22
15
36
00
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00
8 Timm 247 71 00
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33
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36
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25
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33
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00
10 gaufqwi 244 64 15
36
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33
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04
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36
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10 GarciaD 244 64 00
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33
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22
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36
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33
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12 MattK 240 57 15
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22
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36
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25
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12 ecpekkle 240 57 15
36
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22
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25
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14 HortonR 236 50 15
36
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33
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22
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25
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15
14 LongstrethR 236 50 00
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33
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22
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36
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16 KPope 232 44 15
36
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25
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17 randalleng 224 41 15
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18 MasonC 219 37 15
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19 SokolM 215 33 00
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33
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36
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20 Tarn 214 30 15
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36
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21 LynchT 211 26 15
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22 JoeM 208 23 15
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25
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23 JCEurovision 201 19 00
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22
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04
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24 RobinJRichards 160 16 00
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25 KahlerJ 159 12 00
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26 RigsbyD 151 8 15
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27 KCrest 116 5 00
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28 DouglasLovesVixey 82 1 00
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Questions:

President Biden announced that he would nominate what CHAIRMAN OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD to a second term?

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Jerome Powell

What SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRY will see its presidential election go into a run-off as neither of its top two candidates - Gabriel Boric or Jose Antonio Kast - cleared the 50 percent mark? Boric represents the left wing, while Kast is a "law and order" candidate who has occasionally spoken positively of the former rule of Augusto Pinochet.

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Chile

A Virginia jury levied a total of $26 million in damages against defendants who participated in what 2017 RALLY IN CHARLOTTESVILLE? The largest single judgement was for $14 million against the man who killed Heather Heyer.

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Unite the Right

Social Democrat Magdalena Andersson was elected the first female prime minister of what COUNTRY - but resigned in a matter of hours after the Left party quit the coalition government?

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Sweden

The Iranian government broke up protests over water supplies in what FORMER CAPITAL OF PERSIA? The two weeks of protests were led by farmers, who have seen their water sent to Qom and various industrial sites.

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Isfahan

Australia sent police to what OCEANIC NATION to help restore order after daiys of rioting sparked by disagreement with the country changing from being pro-Taiwan to pro-China?

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Solomon Islands

New travel restrictions and a 900+ point drop in the Dow marked the introduction of what new COVID-19 VARIANT OF CONCERN, first identified by scientists in South Africa?

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omicron

An Associated Press investigation found that what COUNTRY hired an ex-CIA officer to spy on other groups bidding on the 2022 World Cup and on FIFA officials to help secure and keep the tournament?

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Qatar

A surge in demand and a short harvesting season led the Quebec cartel that controls much of the production of what FOOD PRODUCT to release 22 million kilos to make up for a shortfall?

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maple syrup

A Georgia jury returned guilty verdicts against all three men charged with the murder of what BLACK MAN who was running in their neighborhood?

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Ahmaud Arbery

Volodymyr Zelensky, the president of what FORMER SOVIET REPUBLIC, claimed that Russia was planning a December 1 coup to depose him? He also suggested that Rinat Akhmetov, a billionaire and potential political rival, was also involved.

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Ukraine

The Dayton Zoning Board of Appeals approved the demolition of a 129 year old building that once housed the workshop of what BROTHERS? The board noted that the building had deteriorated to the point that it couldn’t be restored, while preservationists want to at least keep the building’s facade.

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Orville and Wilbur Wright