The Week of December 6, 2015 by CoenM

Champion(s):

KelsoT
I have to have a motto? NO ONE TOLD ME I HAD TO HAVE A MOTTO!


Runner(s)-Up:

UllspergerA


Quiz Description

Twelve questions on the things that happened this past week.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 82 38 85 00 14 59 04 65 48 19 29 23
1 KelsoT 483 99 15
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2 UllspergerA 417 97 15
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3 CarterBurke 400 95 15
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4 RobinJRichards 359 93 15
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5 zerocrates 355 91 00
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6 GrahamJ 345 89 00
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7 srs 343 86 00
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7 MarcotteM 343 86 00
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9 helitzur 341 83 15
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10 HightB 334 82 00
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11 EmilyT 332 80 00
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12 IrwinK 323 78 00
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13 MoyseyC 320 76 00
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14 GoldsteinB 319 74 00
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15 JordanG 318 72 00
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16 RichmondJ 317 70 00
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17 JPO 315 68 00
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18 DoyleE 302 66 00
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19 ElendilPickle 299 65 15
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20 MorrisK 294 63 00
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21 quarterrican 278 61 00
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22 jveditz 277 59 00
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23 KingJA 266 57 15
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24 ClarksonB 260 55 15
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25 GambinoG 256 53 00
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26 DixonD 250 51 15
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27 musicguy595 248 49 00
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27 ShapiroA 248 49 00
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29 John 245 46 00
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30 Tarn 242 44 15
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31 OlewnickB 234 42 00
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32 FrostL 230 40 00
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33 JohnD 227 38 00
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34 PruettC 224 36 00
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35 Kristen 214 34 00
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36 ChrisRosenberg 211 33 00
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37 gregariouschinchilla 204 31 00
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38 WhitmireS 199 28 00
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38 AdamK 199 28 00
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40 BeningoS 187 25 00
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41 ConnorA 185 23 00
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42 MercureT 184 21 00
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43 creedofhubris 180 19 00
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44 AdamKing 179 17 00
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45 HoH 175 16 00
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46 WareD 165 14 00
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47 randalleng 141 12 00
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48 GersonA 127 10 00
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49 Catalin 121 8 00
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50 RaiaB 112 5 00
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50 DimitriCRob 112 5 00
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52 LackC 83 2 00
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Questions:

Named for the admiral who became the youngest Chief of Naval Operations in history, what stealthy DESTROYER - which shares its name with its class of ship - sailed from the Bath Iron Works for sea trials?

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USS Zumwalt

What POLITICAL PARTY - led by the daughter of its notorious founder - took nearly one in three votes in the first round of regional voting in France, but was unable to convert this to wins in the second round of elections?

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National Front

At St. Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis started the Jubilee Year of Mercy by opening what TWO WORD-NAMED PORTAL, the northmost entrance to the basilica?

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Holy Door

What WORLD LEADER was named TIme's Person of the Year due to their performance in leading Europe through debt and refugee crises?

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Angela Merkel

What PODCAST began its second season, covering the case of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's alleged desertion?

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Serial

Daniel Holtzclaw, a former police officer in what US CITY, was found guilty on 18 of 36 counts of sexual assault and rape, crimes committed while in uniform?

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Oklahoma City

What US SUPREME COURT JUSTICE drew fire for comments about African American students and affirmative action, such as "There are those who contend that it does not benefit African-Americans to get them into the University of Texas where they do not do well, as opposed to having them go to a less-advanced school, a less -- a slower-track school where they do well,"

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Antonin Scalia

What TWO COMPANIES announced plans for an all stock, $130 billion merger that would eventually see the new company split into three entities each focusing on a specific class of products?

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Dow, DuPont

Prosecutors in Great Britain ended a four year investigation into phone hacking by journalists working for Murdoch-owned newspapers, a scandal that saw the 2011 closing of what TABLOID?

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News of the World

What COUNTRY's municipal elections marked the first time women could vote and run for office, resulting in 20 women winning seats?

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Saudi Arabia

American, Delta and United airlines joined several smaller airlines in banning what RIDING TOY - a hot Christmas item - from carry on and checked bagged due to incidents where they have burst into flames?

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hoverboard

In what may be the oddest story of the week, hedge fund/pharma exec Martin Shkreli paid $2 million for the sole copy of an album by what MUSICAL GROUP, in a deal which purportedly allows actor Bill Murray to steal the copy back for the group?

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Wu-Tang Clan