The Week of October 11, 2015 by CoenM

Champion(s):

helitzur


Runner(s)-Up:

CarterBurke
Maybe we can build a fire, sing a couple of songs, huh? Why don't we try that?


Quiz Description

A number of things happened last week. Here are 12 questions on some of them.

Full Results:

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1 helitzur 385 99 15
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2 CarterBurke 383 97 15
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3 WellsW 357 96 15
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4 GoodmanDL 356 94 15
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5 ThompsonA 353 92 15
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6 LujanP 348 91 15
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7 PlotkinD 345 89 15
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8 JordanG 338 87 15
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8 BruceM 338 87 15
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10 WareD 330 85 15
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11 MoyseyC 327 83 15
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12 RichmondJ 315 82 15
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13 ThomasR 309 80 00
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14 KingJA 302 78 15
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15 Neil 286 77 00
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16 John 285 75 00
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17 LuskT 282 74 00
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18 UllspergerA 280 72 00
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19 DugglebyB 267 70 00
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19 metrognome 267 70 00
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21 RobinJRichards 263 67 00
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22 gregariouschinchilla 256 66 00
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23 quarterrican 255 64 00
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24 Commodore 253 63 00
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25 GambinoG 252 61 15
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26 felsenheldd 251 60 00
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27 FrankensteinP 248 58 00
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28 PalmiterA 247 55 00
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28 McDougallJV 247 55 00
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28 ChrisRosenberg 247 55 00
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31 PolinskyL 246 52 00
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32 shesinsane 245 50 00
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33 CurryA 241 49 00
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34 MangaserA 240 46 00
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34 jp8635 240 46 00
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36 srs 238 42 00
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36 MarcotteM 238 42 00
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36 MorrisK 238 42 00
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39 BeningoS 237 39 00
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40 FrostL 233 38 00
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45 NathanL 217 30 00
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46 PotatoD 207 28 00
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48 AdelmanM 205 25 00
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50 RaiaB 199 22 00
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51 CunninghamJ 195 21 00
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52 ggreco 192 18 00
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Questions:

What PRESIDENT took 83.5 percent of the vote to win his fifth consecutive term as leader of Belarus?

Click to Reveal Answer
Alexander Lukashenko

The final report of a Dutch investigation into the downing of what AIRLINE's Flight 17 confirmed that the plane was downed by a missile while flying over the Ukraine in 2014?

Click to Reveal Answer
Malaysia Airlines

What MAGAZINE announced it would no longer include pictures of naked women in its pages, a staple of the publication since its 1953 founding?

Click to Reveal Answer
Playboy

What DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE stood out during the first debate by forgetting the names of his children and mentioning a soldier he killed in Vietnam in answer to a question about making enemies?

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Jim Webb

What BASKETBALL PLAYER/REALITY TV STAR had a brush with death when he was found unconscious, and later went into a coma, after spending several days at a Nevada brothel?

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Lamar Odom

Dole recalled bags of what LEAFY GREEN VEGETABLE sold in 13 states due to concerns over salmonella contamination?

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spinach

President Obama announced that approximately 9,800 American troops will remain in WHAT COUNTRY through the end of next year?

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Afghanistan

The hunt for what FUGITIVE heated up when Mexican police raided a ranch where was said to be in hiding? He escaped but was said to have sustained face and leg injuries.

Click to Reveal Answer
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman

Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis saw a fire set at a tomb complex named for WHAT MAN, a son of Jacob who was sold into slavery but grew up to be a powerful figure in Egypt? The site is considered holy by Jews and Christians.

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Joseph

Flight 1939, a redeye from San Francisco to Philadelphia, was the final one for WHAT AIRLINE, which is merging with American Airlines?

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US Airways

The CEO of what TECH COMPANY announced layoffs of "up to 336" - about 8 percent of its workforce - in order to streamline operations.

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Twitter

This week saw the passing of Ken Taylor, a retired Canadian diplomat whose role in smuggling Americans out of revolutionary Iran helped inspire what OSCAR WINNING MOVIE?

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Argo