The Week of November 13, 2022 by CoenM

Champion(s):

Timm


Runner(s)-Up:

groug


Quiz Description

Sorry for the delay, work got in the way.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 34 07 14 80 07 07 34 00 34 14 07 27
1 Timm 342 96 15
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07
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15
07
15
2 groug 301 90 15
34
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07
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00
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34
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34
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15
15
27
3 GoodmanDL 281 83 15
34
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15
00
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34
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14
15
07
15
27
4 LynchT 241 76 00
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14
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07
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34
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07
15
5 KashyapN 239 70 15
15
15
00
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07
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34
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14
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07
15
27
6 KPope 226 60 15
15
07
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14
00
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34
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14
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15
6 gaufqwi 226 60 15
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14
00
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07
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07
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34
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15
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14
15
00
8 KonkelT 217 50 00
00
15
15
00
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07
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34
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00
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14
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15
27
9 SokolM 202 43 15
34
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07
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00
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07
00
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00
00
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27
10 alamble 185 36 00
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15
07
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11 DouglasLovesVixey 175 30 15
15
07
15
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00
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00
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07
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27
12 JCEurovision 170 23 00
15
07
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00
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07
15
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00
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13 helene 162 16 15
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14
00
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14 DFisher 155 10 00
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07
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07
00
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14
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07
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15 KCrest 145 3 15
00
00
00
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07
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07
00
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00
15
34
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15
07
00

Questions:

A bomb on what EURASIAN WORLD CAPITAL's Istiklal Avenue killed six people? Seventeen people were arrested in connection with the bombing, including the main suspect, a Syrian national.

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Istanbul

Donald Trump announced a 2024 bid for US president, which if successful would make him the first person since what OTHER US PRESIDENT to hold the office for two non-consecutive terms?

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Grover Cleveland

After a three hour meeting with what WORLD LEADER, President Biden stated that there would be no new cold war with his country, and reiterated the historical US position towards Taiwan?

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Xi Jinping

The much-delayed Artemis I launch finally went off without a hitch, sending what CAPSULE on a test flight that will eventually go around the moon?

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Orion

Ticketmaster came under renewed scrutiny, both for its business practices and for being a monopoly, after the botched presale of tickets for what MUSICIANS's upcoming tour? The company drew further ire when it cancelled the general sale the day before it was to open.

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Taylor Swift

Two people died in a missile strike in what NATO MEMBER COUNTRY? Initially blamed on Russia, it's now thought that the strike was from a stray Ukrainian air defense missile.

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Poland

The US STATE DEPARTMENT ruled that what MEMBER OF THE SAUDI ROYAL FAMILY should be immune from a civil suit brought by the widow of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as the royal is also Saudi Arabia's prime minister?

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Mohammed bin Salman (MBS)

What US SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE announced that she was stepping down from a leadership role, but would continue to serve in the House representing her San Francisco-area district?

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Nancy Pelosi

The university system of what US STATE saw 48000 academic workers go on strike over low pay and workload?

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California

Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced to 11 years in prison for fraud over her running of what BLOOD TESTING COMPANY?

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Theranos

US Representative Karen Bass was declared the winner in the mayoral race in what US CITY, narrowly beating businessman Rick Caruso? Bass becomes the city's first female mayor, and second Black mayor after Tom Bradley.

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Los Angeles

A Dutch court ound three Russians guilty of downing an airline from what COUNTRY's national airline in 2014, killing 298 people?

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Malaysia