The Week of December 20, 2015 by CoenM

Champion(s):

WolfischL
There is no crying in trivia


Runner(s)-Up:

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Quiz Description

From all of us at The Week of..., we hope you and yours had/are having/will have a merry/happy Hannukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, Festivus, Saturnalia, Dongzhi Festival, Yule/Jul/Jol, Night of the Radishes, St. Stephen's Day, and/or Pancha Ganapati. Or just had a really nice week.

Full Results:

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1 WolfischL 408 99 15
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2 gregariouschinchilla 395 98 15
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3 SchwartzD 391 97 15
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4 BatchelderD 337 95 15
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5 CarterBurke 336 94 15
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6 CarterB2 334 93 15
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7 RobinJRichards 330 92 15
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8 KingJA 319 91 15
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9 KashyapN 317 90 15
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10 HoH 311 88 15
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11 NathanL 310 87 15
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11 MoyseyC 310 87 15
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13 zerocrates 309 85 15
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14 RosenbergR 306 84 15
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15 RichmondJ 302 82 00
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16 JungmanN 300 81 15
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17 jp8635 292 80 15
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18 PrestonC 283 78 15
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18 MorrisK 283 78 15
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20 RawalS 280 77 15
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21 dott888 279 75 15
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32 GambinoG 247 62 15
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Questions:

What COMPANY saw its Falcon rocket successfully deliver 11 small satellites into orbit and have its reusable booster land on Earth safely?

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SpaceX

What REPUBLICAN US PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE suspended their campaign, citing a need for Republicans to consolidate behind one candidate to take on Donald Trump?

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Lindsey Graham

A Black Live Matter protest in Minneapolis disrupted operations at the city's airport after first disrupting business at what RETAIL LOCATION/LANDMARK?

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Mall of America

In the same week that the Beatles catalog became available on several sites, what MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE announced that they would be developing a new system to pay royalties, underscoring the $17 to $25 million in royalties it currently owes to artists?

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Spotify

The embattled police department of what US CITY came under renewed scrutiny over the shooting deaths of two people during a domestic disturbance, calling one of the deaths "accidental"?

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Chicago

What HOTEL CHAIN announced that malware was discovered on its payment processing computers, putting customers who stayed at hotels the company directly manages in danger of credit fraud?

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Hyatt

The Miss Universe pageant became marginally relevant for the first time in years when host Steve Harvey incorrectly identified the first runner up at the winner. Name the TWO COUNTRIES represented by the two Miss Universes, Ariadna Gutierrez and Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach.

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Colombia, The Philippines

A court in what COUNTRY approved the reopening of two nuclear power plants, despite activist claims that the plants would be unable to withstand strong earthquakes such as the one in 2011 that caused a major breach in a nuclear power plant?

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Japan

What ACTOR was granted a pardon by the state of California for a 1996 arrest when he was discovered to have drugs and gun in his car during a traffic stop?

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Robert Downey, Jr.

The FDA revised rules to allow gay men to donate WHAT if they have been celibate for at least a year, ending a 30 year outright ban on donation?

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blood

A spending bill passed by Congress will allow the 53 hostages (or their estates) to receive compensation of up to $4.4 million for the 444 days they were held captive in what COUNTRY?

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Iran

While traveling home from a visit to Afghanistan, what WORLD LEADER stopped in Pakistan on Christmas day, in part to help celebrate the birthday of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif?

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Narendra Modi