The Week of May 8, 2022 by CoenM

Champion(s):

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...

ecpekkle


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

Full Results:

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1 ecpekkle 324 95 15
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1 GoodmanDL 324 95 15
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3 BuzzArdley 290 88 15
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4 KPope 281 83 15
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5 jveditz 280 78 15
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6 LynchT 276 73 15
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7 TaylorMA 247 66 15
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7 ChrisRosenberg 247 66 15
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9 Timm 237 57 15
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9 KlionskyG 237 57 15
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11 GarciaD 224 50 15
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12 KonkelT 222 45 15
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13 DouglasLovesVixey 208 40 15
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14 gaufqwi 189 33 15
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14 HortonR 189 33 15
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16 helene 188 26 15
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17 JCEurovision 187 21 15
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18 SokolM 174 16 15
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19 Tarn 165 11 15
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20 loganstarr 150 7 15
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21 KCrest 115 2 15
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Questions:

A painting by Andy Warhol of what PERSON sold at auction for $195 million, a record for a painting by an American artist?

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Marilyn Monroe

The Phillipines elected what SON OF A DEPOSED DICTATOR to be their new president?

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Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.

Russian troops reportedly withdrew from what SECOND LARGEST CITY IN UKRAINE in order to defend supply lines for troops fighting in the Donetsk region?

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Kharkiv

A joint announcement by president Sauli Niinisto and prime minister stated that what COUNTRY "must apply for NATO membership without delay?"

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Finland

As expected, the US Senate did not approve a bill that would codify the right to an abortion, with what lone DEMOCRATIC SENATOR voting against it?

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Joe Manchin

Astronomers released the first picture of the black hole at the center of what GALAXY? It took a team of 300 astronomers using eight telescopes five years to gather the data that resulted in this image.

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Milky Way

What COUNTRY, the second largest producer of wheat in the world, banned exports in order to secure domestic supplies? Record heat earlier in the year resulted in a lower than expected yield.

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India

Researchers in Australia found a potential cause for what FATAL CONDITION FOR BABIES, noting that babied who died from it showed lower levels of an enzyme critical for arousal response?

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

A gunman in what US CITY killed 10 people at a supermarket, apparently motivated by a belief in replacement theory?

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Buffalo

Your HallR mini-theme of the week (tm): Going Viral. President Biden marked what MILESTONE NUMBER of US deaths due to Covid-19? The figure represents nearly 1 in 6 of all deaths worldwide attributed to Covid-19.

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1 million

What COUNTRY officially reported its first Covid-19 case, later stating that "[a} fever whose cause couldn't be identified" has killed six and put 187,000 people into isolation?

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North Korea

Apple announced it would be retiring what PRODUCT 20 years after it was first introduced? The company said it would sell its remaining inventory of the touch model.

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iPod