The Week of September 25, 2022 by CoenM

Champion(s):

KonkelT
Kai gwa!


Runner(s)-Up:

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Quiz Description

Full Results:

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1 KonkelT 335 97 15
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2 GoodmanDL 281 91 15
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3 helene 276 85 15
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4 KlionskyG 271 79 15
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5 TWright17 261 73 15
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6 ecpekkle 257 67 15
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7 ChrisRosenberg 237 61 15
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8 LynchT 231 55 15
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9 HortonR 230 50 15
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10 Tarn 213 44 15
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11 JCEurovision 210 35 15
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11 KPope 210 35 15
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13 DouglasLovesVixey 197 23 15
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13 gaufqwi 197 23 15
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15 SokolM 168 14 15
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16 DFisher 111 5 15
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16 KCrest 111 5 15
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Questions:

Giorgia Meloni became the first female prime minister in the history of what COUNTRY, where she will lead a far-right coalition government?

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Italy

NASA's Dart program successfully smashed a spacecraft into Dimorphos, one of what TYPE OF SPACE OBJECT, as a test to see if such crashes could be used to move objects out Earth collision orbits?

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asteroid

What pair of NATURAL GAS PIPELINES, which share their name with their operator, were found to be leaking from holes widely thought to have been caused by sabotage?

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Nord Stream

Another week, another storm. What HURRICANE made its US landfall in Florida, crossing the state before entering the Atlantic Ocean and turning back to make a second US landfall in South Carolina?

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Ian

What SUPREME COURT SPOUSE testified in private to the January 6 committee, noting that she still believed that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump, and that her husband was not privy to her text messages to White House chief of staff Mark Meadows?

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Ginni Thomas

A national referendum in what CARIBBEAN COUNTRY approved a new Family Code that will legalize same-sex marriage, adoption by same-sex couples, and surrogate pregnancies?

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Cuba

What LUXURY AUTO BRAND debuted on German stock markets, ending with a market valuation of 75 billion Euros, just under the value of its parent company, Volkswagen?

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Porsche

The UK, already facing a difficult economic outlook, saw the four unions for workers in what TRANSPORTATION SECTOR stage a 24 hour walkout, reducing service to 10 percent of scheduled trips?

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rail

A soccer match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya in what COUNTRY ended with rioting between fans that saw at least 125 killed, mostly from crushing when fans tried to flee the stadium to avoid tear gas.

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Indonesia

Your HallR mini-theme of the week (tm): In Putin's Russia... Vladimir Putin signed annexation papers for four regions of Ukraine, and in response Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed an application for expedited membership in what ALLIANCE?

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NATO

Russia granted citizenship to what US INTELLIGENCE CONTRACTOR, who fled to the country after making public information about domestic surveillance programs run by the National Security Agency and other organizations?

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Edward Snowden

What WEST AFRICAN COUNTRY saw its second military coup of the year, with Captain Ibrahim Traore replacing Lt. Colonel Paul Henri Sandaogo Damiba, who took power in January? An ongoing Islamic insurgency and concerns over France's influence on the government were cited as reasons for the most recent coup.

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Burkina Faso