The Week of January 10, 2016 by CoenM

Champion(s):

RobinJRichards
How many days until May?


Runner(s)-Up:

SchwartzD
Never Underestimate The Power of the Schwartz

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Quiz Description

Things happened. I'm asking questions about them. Feel free to answer them.

Full Results:

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Money Value (% Incorrect): 24 69 67 83 10 12 32 28 75 57 97 89
1 RobinJRichards 466 99 15
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2 gregariouschinchilla 457 96 15
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2 SchwartzD 457 96 15
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4 MeyerS 428 93 15
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5 UllspergerA 419 91 15
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6 Vicun-YAH 418 89 15
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7 KavP 386 87 15
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8 jefe 375 85 15
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9 DuffyM 332 83 15
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10 ElendilPickle 301 81 15
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11 AnthonyD 293 79 00
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12 PolinskyL 283 77 15
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13 ChrisRosenberg 272 75 15
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14 BeanA 269 73 15
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15 Guynemer 263 71 15
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16 ConnorA 262 69 15
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17 OlewnickB 253 67 15
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18 Gmoney 252 65 00
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19 GambinoG 250 63 15
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20 StahlhutJ 241 61 15
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21 jveditz 240 59 15
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22 RichmondJ 239 57 00
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23 musicguy595 235 55 15
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Questions:

Released two days after his death from cancer, what DAVID BOWIE ALBUM became his first Billboard 200 #1 album, debuting at the top spot?

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Blackstar

What CABINET SECRETARY was chosen by the White House to be the "designated survivor" in case of a catastrophic incident during President Obama's final State of the Union address? Name or department is acceptable.

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Jeh Johnson, Homeland Security

Iran took ten US sailors as captives when two small boats apparently entered Iranian waters while traveling from Kuwait to what OTHER COUNTRY?

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Bahrain

ISIS was presumed responsible for a suicide bombing in Istanbul in a square, popular with tourists, that is named for what OTTOMAN SULTAN, who held the throne from 1603 to 1617 and is best known for the construction of the Blue Mosque?

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Sultan Ahmed

What ORGANIZATION brought suit against the Center for Medical Progress, claiming that they committed mail and wire fraud, invasion of privacy, and trespassing (among other charges) in order to film organizational members for highly controversial videos released this past summer?

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Planned Parenthood

President Obama declared a federal emergency in what US CITY, allowing the use of federal funds to combat its continuing crisis of elevated lead levels in its drinking water?

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Flint, Michigan

The Anglican Communion suspended what AMERICAN PROTESTANT DENOMINATION from key voting positions in the Communion, a punishment for the denomination's liberal views on same sex marriage, gay priests, and the role of women in the church?

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Episcopal Church

Measurements of an ongoing leak of what GAS from a well northwest of Los Angeles reported that 1200 tons are being released per day, and that the leak may not be plugged until March?

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methane

What rare January HURRICANE, the first since 1954, struck a glancing blow against the Azores before dissipating in the north Atlantic?

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Alex

Walmart announced that they would be closing 269 stores, including all of the stores of what FORMAT, smaller stores that the company had been piloting since 2011?

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Walmart Express

Three children of what AFRICAN REBEL LEADER filed suit against Activision Blizzard over his negative depicition in the video game Call of Duty: Black Ops II?

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Jonas Savimbi

What NASA PROBE set a record for solar-powered spaceflight, having traveled 493 million miles on its mission to study Jupiter?

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Juno