The Week of February 14, 2016 by CoenM

Champion(s):

Okrent


Runner(s)-Up:

Dmm9999

srs


Quiz Description

News quiz!

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 00 23 31 46 07 13 59 23 68 84 26 17
1 Okrent 366 99 15
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68
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2 Dmm9999 364 96 15
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59
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84
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2 srs 364 96 15
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46
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59
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84
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4 SchwartzD 359 94 15
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84
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5 RonningD 357 92 15
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6 TaylorMA 339 90 15
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68
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6 CarterBurke 339 90 15
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13
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59
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68
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8 FlaxmanR 338 87 15
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07
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59
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9 RichmondJ 336 86 15
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68
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10 felsenheldd 320 84 15
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11 FrankensteinP 317 83 15
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12 KashyapN 316 81 15
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13 AmmermanA 297 79 15
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14 Commodore 296 75 15
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14 DugglebyB 296 75 15
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14 MoyseyC 296 75 15
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14 WangA 296 75 15
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18 WareD 290 71 15
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84
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19 v0max 288 70 15
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20 PolinskyL 287 68 15
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21 chc 282 66 15
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21 KingJA 282 66 15
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23 RaiaB 277 63 15
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24 LiptonM 274 62 15
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25 cprov77 273 60 15
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26 FriedewaldR 268 58 15
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27 GoodmanDL 267 57 15
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28 BClemens 266 55 15
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29 HoH 261 54 15
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30 KreitzerJ 260 52 15
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31 HightB 257 50 15
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32 ForceStrong 250 49 15
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33 Kurtz 244 47 15
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34 AllyScully 241 45 15
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35 FarleyS 236 44 15
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36 GuptaAMajor 225 42 15
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37 JordanG 222 41 15
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38 MartaMJackson 221 37 15
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38 ChrisRosenberg 221 37 15
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38 ConnorA 221 37 15
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38 gregariouschinchilla 221 37 15
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42 PahuskiM 220 32 15
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42 minarik15 220 32 15
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44 HallR 206 29 15
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45 PrestonC 198 28 15
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46 Byrdtown 197 26 15
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47 DoyleE 196 24 15
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47 WeaverL 196 24 15
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49 MatherV 191 21 15
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50 jveditz 184 20 15
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51 LairdM 182 18 15
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52 GersonA 179 16 15
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53 Falkor23 167 15 15
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54 PruettC 162 13 15
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55 GambinoG 160 12 15
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56 elfm 159 10 15
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57 FrostL 156 8 15
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58 ElendilPickle 152 7 15
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59 jefe 138 5 15
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60 ClarksonB 121 4 15
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61 BartholowJ 118 2 15
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62 RobinJRichards 112 1 15
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Questions:

A fourth place finish in the South Carolina primary wasn't good enough to keep what REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE for US President in the race, as he announced he was suspending his campaign in a post-election speech?

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Jeb(!) Bush

What ATHLETE/POLITICIAN lost his Nike sponsorship deal due to comments made while campaigning saying that gay people are "worse than animals?"

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Manny Pacquiao

A study published in Nature claims that the discovery of human DNA in the genome of what HUMAN SPECIES puts the earliest intermixing of the species with modern humans at 100,000 years ago, when previous estimates came in at 60,000 years ago?

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Neanderthals

Apple's refusal to break into a phone used by one of the San Bernadino terrorists took a turn when Apple noted that authorities could have accessed a backup of the phone had county officials not changed the password for what SERVICE, preventing further backups?

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iCloud

The White House announced that President Obama will travel to what COUNTRY in March, the first sitting President to visit since Calvin Coolidge addressed the International Conference of American States in 1928?

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Cuba

What former SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS passed away, 20 years after the end of his term?

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Boutros Boutros-Ghali

What US SENATOR had a tough week, between the White House questioning his foreign policy credentials after he spoke out against cuts in counter-terrorism funding, and for a 2007 video where he exhorted Democrats to block any Supreme Court nominees forwarded by the Bush administration?

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Chuck Schumer

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reported that there was not enough evidence that universal screening for what DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDER would provide enough benefit to make it worthwhile?

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autism

What COUNTRY saw its presidential election marred by late polling station openings and the arrest of a leading opposition candidate, Kizza Besigye, in what is expected to be the final election for president Yoweri Museveni, who will be barred from running again by a law prohibiting candidates over 75 years old?

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Uganda

With winds reaching 177 miles per hour, what CYCLONE became the strongest recorded storm in Southern Hemisphere history, causing widespread damage in Fiji?

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Winston

The push to have the UK withdraw from the EU got a boost when what influential MAYOR stated "I will be advocating Vote Leave because I want a better deal for the people of this country, to save them money and take back control.”

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Boris Johnson

What normally reticent SUPREME COURT JUSTICE gave a reading from the Book of Romans at the funeral of Antonin Scalia?

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Clarence Thomas