The Week of January 31, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

grimesr


Runner(s)-Up:

SacredSam
David, stop acting like a disgruntled pelican!


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 11 05 61 07 16 09 31 14 11 59 44 81
1 grimesr 424 98 15
15
15
61
15
15
15
00
15
14
15
15
59
15
44
15
81
2 SacredSam 396 96 15
15
15
61
15
15
16
15
00
15
14
15
15
59
15
15
81
3 SchiefelbeinM 365 94 15
15
00
00
15
15
16
15
15
15
15
15
59
15
44
15
81
4 KonkelT 339 92 15
11
15
15
61
15
00
15
15
15
14
15
15
59
15
44
00
5 ecpekkle 320 90 15
11
15
05
15
15
15
15
15
15
14
15
00
15
44
15
81
6 GoodmanDL 318 88 15
15
05
00
15
15
15
09
15
15
14
15
15
15
44
15
81
7 DreyfusB 317 85 15
11
15
05
15
61
15
15
16
15
15
15
15
15
59
15
00
8 petkunm 304 83 15
11
15
15
61
15
07
15
16
15
15
15
15
15
59
00
00
9 RobinJRichards 294 81 15
15
00
15
07
15
16
15
00
15
15
11
00
15
44
15
81
10 mwg 288 79 15
15
05
00
15
15
16
15
15
15
14
15
15
59
15
44
00
11 griffism 287 77 15
11
15
15
61
15
07
15
15
15
15
14
15
00
15
44
00
12 srs 286 75 15
15
00
00
15
15
15
15
15
15
11
00
00
15
44
15
81
13 TaylorMA 285 72 15
11
15
05
00
15
15
16
15
15
15
15
15
59
15
44
00
14 BClemens 282 70 15
15
05
15
15
15
15
09
15
15
15
15
59
15
44
00
00
15 imogen 278 68 00
00
15
00
15
15
15
15
15
14
15
11
15
59
15
44
15
16 Svoyager-11 259 65 15
15
05
15
61
15
15
15
15
15
14
00
00
15
44
00
00
16 UncleTed 259 65 15
15
15
15
15
16
15
09
15
15
14
15
11
15
15
44
00
18 GarciaD 251 61 15
15
05
15
15
07
15
16
15
15
15
14
15
15
15
44
00
19 DrSteveC 246 58 15
11
15
00
15
15
16
15
09
15
31
15
15
00
15
44
00
19 KPope 246 58 15
15
05
00
15
07
15
15
15
15
14
15
11
15
59
15
00
21 jveditz 240 55 15
15
05
00
15
15
16
15
15
15
14
15
11
15
59
00
00
22 LynchT 231 53 15
11
15
00
15
15
16
15
15
15
14
15
11
00
15
44
00
23 MattK 221 51 15
15
05
00
15
07
15
16
15
00
15
14
15
15
15
44
00
24 helene 211 48 15
11
00
15
61
15
07
15
16
15
15
00
15
11
00
00
00
25 Tarn 202 46 15
15
05
15
61
15
15
16
00
15
15
15
00
00
00
00
00
26 ElendilPickle 199 44 15
15
05
00
15
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16
15
00
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14
15
00
15
44
00
00
27 HortonR 196 42 15
11
15
05
00
00
00
15
16
15
15
15
15
00
15
44
00
28 groug 194 40 15
15
05
00
15
15
15
09
15
31
15
14
15
15
00
00
00
29 DeeKay 193 38 15
15
05
00
15
07
15
16
15
15
31
15
14
15
00
00
00
30 RautY 192 35 15
15
05
00
15
07
15
16
15
00
00
00
15
15
15
44
00
31 KlionskyG 188 33 15
15
05
15
15
07
00
15
15
31
15
14
15
11
00
00
00
32 JoeM 187 31 15
15
05
15
15
07
15
16
15
09
15
15
15
00
00
00
15
33 alamble 173 28 15
15
05
00
15
07
15
16
00
15
15
14
15
11
00
15
00
33 FauxD 173 28 15
15
05
15
15
07
15
16
15
00
15
14
15
11
00
00
00
35 DavidA 159 25 15
11
15
05
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15
07
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16
15
15
00
00
00
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00
36 McGeeDean 153 21 15
11
15
05
00
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07
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00
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14
15
11
00
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00
36 JCEurovision 153 21 15
11
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05
00
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07
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09
00
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38 Vendy12 151 17 15
11
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38 shambolic 151 17 00
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09
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11
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40 SokolM 140 14 15
11
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07
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00
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11
00
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41 Eponine 133 11 15
11
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05
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07
00
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09
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00
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11
00
00
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42 JamesDenny 131 9 15
11
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00
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07
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09
00
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14
15
00
00
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43 DFisher 122 7 00
15
05
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07
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09
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11
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44 MeyerMM 111 5 15
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45 DouglasLovesVixey 84 3 00
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00
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09
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14
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00
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46 Atomiccoffey 37 1 00
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07
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00

Questions:

What ASIAN COUNTRY saw a military coup replace its democratically-elected government, asserting irregularities in November 2020 elections? The military ruled here from 1962 to 2011, when it implemented a transition to democratic rule.

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Myanmar

The Canadian government named what WHITE SUPREMACIST GROUP as a terrorist organization? The Southern Poverty Law Center labeled it a hate group in 2019, prompting a lawsuit by founder Gavin McInnis.

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Proud Boys

Jeff Bezos announced that he would step down as CEO of Amazon, and will be replaced by Andrew Jassy, who has led what DIVISION of Amazon since its inception 15 years ago?

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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Republicans in the US House of Representatives voted to keep what REPRESENTATIVE FROM WYOMING as the House Republican Conference Chair, the third-highest ranking party member in the chamber? Her support for Donald Trump's second impeachment led some in the party to seek her ouster.

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Liz Cheney

The Fox Business Channel cancelled the show of what HOST - the most watched personality on the channel - a day after voting technology company Smartmatic filed a $2.7 billion lawsuit that included the host as a named defendant? Similar to the Dominion lawsuit, the Smartmatic suit claims that Fox and various individual defamed the company through its claims of election fraud in the 2020 US Presidential election.

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Lou Dobbs

What COUNTRY saw former European Central Bank head Mario Draghi tapped to form a new government, after former prime minister Matteo Renzi pulled his party out of the governing coalition, toppling the government of Giuseppe Conte?

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Italy

PayPal announced that the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is investigating what PAYMENT APP over claims of unauthorized transfers?

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Venmo

President Biden announced the US would no longer support Saudi Arabia’s involvement in a war with what NEIGHBORING COUNTRY, saying that the six year-old war needs to end?

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Yemen

The US House of Representatives stripped what GEORGIA REPUBLICAN of her committee assignments based on past statements supporting violence against Democrats?

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Marjorie Taylor Greene

What CONSULTING FIRM agreed to pay at least $573 million to a consortium of states over its role advising Purdue Pharma in the manufacture and sales of OxyContin?

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McKinsey & Co.

What SECRETARY OF STATE under Ronald Reagan, who also served as Secretary of Labor and Secretary of the Treasury under Nixon, passed away at age 100?

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George Schultz

The US withdrew its support for a rival candidate, making Nigeria’s former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala the next head of what INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION? She will be the first woman and first African to lead the organization.

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World Trade Organization (WTO)