The Week of February 14, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

jveditz
You'll Have to Speak Up, I'm Wearing a Towel


Runner(s)-Up:

jamtorio


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 25 11 30 49 00 03 73 06 17 38 19 63
1 jveditz 390 98 15
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73
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38
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63
2 jamtorio 341 95 15
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73
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63
3 GoodmanDL 329 93 15
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49
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03
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38
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63
4 grimesr 326 90 15
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49
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73
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5 TaylorMA 325 87 00
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63
6 shambolic 318 85 15
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38
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7 KleinJ 300 82 15
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73
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38
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8 KonkelT 291 79 15
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9 felsenheldd 284 77 15
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63
10 gaufqwi 282 72 15
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63
10 RobinJRichards 282 72 15
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63
12 RichmondJ 281 68 15
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13 ecpekkle 280 66 15
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14 srs 279 63 15
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38
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63
15 UncleTed 269 60 15
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16 alamble 267 56 00
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63
16 helene 267 56 00
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63
18 JoeM 260 52 15
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19 KPope 232 50 00
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20 SokolM 223 47 15
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21 KCrest 222 43 15
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21 JCEurovision 222 43 15
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23 GarciaD 221 39 00
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24 Timm 215 35 15
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24 FauxD 215 35 15
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26 MattK 206 31 15
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27 groug 205 28 00
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28 KlionskyG 196 25 15
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29 LynchT 181 22 15
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30 HortonR 174 20 00
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31 RuizJ 155 17 15
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32 Vendy12 153 14 15
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33 JamesDenny 150 12 15
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34 Tarn 140 9 00
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35 DouglasLovesVixey 99 6 15
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36 Atomiccoffey 73 4 15
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37 Jonathan 69 1 00
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Questions:

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near what JAPANESE CITY, causing water leaks from its damaged nuclear reactor, though the leaks appear to be contained to the reactor site?

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Fukushima

While the pro-union Socialist Party claimed victory, the pro-independence coalition of three parties increased their majority in the parliament of what REGION OF SPAIN?

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Catalonia

The eighth and final wife of what RECENTLY DECEASED TALK SHOW HOST filed a lawsuit to contest his will, a handwritten document seeking to evenly split his estate between his five children?

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Larry King

The United Nations said they would investigate the alleged detention of Princess Latifah, a member of the ruling family of what CONSTITUENT EMIRATE OF THE UAE, who claims she's been held captive since a failed attempt to leave in February 2018?

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Dubai

President Biden issued a disaster declaration for what STATE, where a major storm caused a failure of its energy grid, leaving millions without power or heat? This also led to widespread water shortages and boil orders.

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Texas

What COUNTRY saw Facebook remove all local and global news sites for its users, in response to a proposed law that would force social media sites to pay for news content? The country's prime minister, Scott Morrison, said the government would not be intimidated, and urged Facebook to follow Google's lead in setting up payment systems.

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Australia

A halt in the recount to determine the second candidate in what SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRY's presidential runoff election led to widespread protest? The leading candidate, Andrés Arauz, has the support of former president Rafael Correa, who is currently banned from running due to a corruption conviction.

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Ecuador

The UK Supreme Court ruled that workers for what RIDESHARE COMPANY are employees rather than self-employed? The ruling may allow the drivers to earn a minimum wage and holiday pay.

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Uber

What is the NAME of the machine in this picture?

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Perseverance

The family of what ASSASSINATED CIVIL RIGHTS FIGURE announced they planned to press for an investigation into the killing after a letter written by recently-deceased NYPD officer Raymond Wood stated the he was tasked with detaining the leader’s security team?

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Malcolm X

What FORMER US PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE announced he was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer? The 97 year old added that he would start treatment next week.

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Bob Dole

What US STATE became the latest to enact a law banning most abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, with governor Henry McMaster signing the bill into law less than an hour after it passed? A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order two days later in response to a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood.

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South Carolina