The Week of October 30, 2022 by CoenM

Champion(s):

ecpekkle

LynchT
Teacher's Motto: I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

I hope you had a spooktacular Halloween.

Full Results:

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1 ecpekkle 321 92 15
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1 LynchT 321 92 15
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3 KPope 313 80 15
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4 HortonR 298 69 00
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4 KonkelT 298 69 00
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6 DouglasLovesVixey 283 57 15
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7 helene 261 50 15
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8 SokolM 260 42 00
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9 Tarn 253 34 00
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10 Timm 237 26 15
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11 gaufqwi 215 19 00
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12 JCEurovision 184 11 00
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13 DFisher 169 3 00
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Questions:

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation reported a "broad threat" to synagogues in what STATE? They later said that they had identified the source of the threat, and that it no longer posed a threat to the community.

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New Jersey

Imran Khan, the former prime minister of what COUNTRY, survived a shooting during a protest rally? He said the current government, which has banned him from holding public office, was "directly involved" in the shooting.

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Pakistan

The collapse of the Morbi pedestrian bridge in what COUNTRY killed 134? The bridge, built in the 1880s, had just reopened after repairs.

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India

What CO-FOUNDER OF TWITTER publicly apologized to employees for growing the company too quickly? The apology came as new owner Elon Musk initiated mass layoffs.

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Jack Dorsey

What REPUBLICAN MEMBER OF THE US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES went on the road to campaign for Elissa Slotkin - a Michigan Democrat - and endorsed Democrat Tim Ryan in Ohio's US Senate race?

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Liz Cheney

China's zero Covid policy means that an outbreak in what CITY has visitors to its Disney theme park stuck there until they test negative?

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Shanghai

Federal agents arrested 23 people in the US who were part of a ring that made millions of dollars stealing what CAR PART? The part uses platinum to reduce harmful emissions.

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catalytic converter

Ethiopia announced a cease-fire in the civil war involving what REGION, which would allow for the delivery of humanitarian aid and the reintegration of rebel forces into the national military? It does not address ongoing operations against the region by Eritrea.

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Tigray

What COUNTRY said that it had in fact supplied Russia with drones, but said it had done so prior to the invasion of Ukraine?

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Iran

Your HallR mini-theme of the week (TM): Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss. In Brazil, incumbent president Jair Bolsonaro lost in a runoff election to what FOMER PRESIDENT, who returns to power...

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Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

In Israel, what FORMER PRIME MINISTER returns to the seat leading a far-right coalition, which unseated the coalition of Yair Lapid?

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Benjamin Netanyahu

A study by the US Department of Veterans Affairs found that Covid-19 patients who used what ANTIVIRAL MEDICATION were 26 percent less likely to develop conditions related to long Covid, such as fatigue and heart disease?

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Paxlovid