The Week of April 11, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

ecpekkle


Runner(s)-Up:

KlionskyG
"Small facts lead to great knowing."


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 08 58 04 40 00 11 08 29 33 11 25 04
1 ecpekkle 282 98 15
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58
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11
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08
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29
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11
00
15
2 KlionskyG 278 94 15
00
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40
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15
08
15
29
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15
11
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25
15
3 Timm 275 91 15
08
15
15
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40
15
15
15
08
15
29
00
15
15
25
15
4 RichardsRJ-Sports 270 87 15
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15
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40
15
00
00
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15
29
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11
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25
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5 GoodmanDL 263 83 15
00
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40
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11
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08
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29
00
15
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25
15
6 EggCzar 260 80 15
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00
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40
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15
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08
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29
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33
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00
15
7 UncleTed 257 76 15
00
15
04
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40
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08
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29
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11
15
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8 grimesr 249 73 15
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00
15
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40
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08
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11
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25
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9 srs 241 69 15
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58
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15
08
00
00
00
00
15
15
25
15
10 HortonR 232 66 15
08
15
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00
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11
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08
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25
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11 SokolM 231 62 15
08
00
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00
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08
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29
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11
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25
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12 TaylorMA 230 58 15
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04
00
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11
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29
00
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11
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25
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13 hypotactic 228 55 15
08
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04
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40
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00
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11
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00
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14 MattK 227 51 15
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04
00
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11
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08
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29
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25
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15 Squidpickles 221 48 15
08
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04
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11
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08
00
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25
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16 Radiodread 220 44 15
08
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58
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04
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11
00
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15
00
00
15
04
17 gaufqwi 210 41 15
08
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08
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00
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25
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04
18 KonkelT 208 37 15
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40
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08
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00
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11
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25
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04
19 petkunm 206 33 15
08
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00
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00
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11
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08
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29
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00
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20 groug 204 30 15
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04
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00
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29
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11
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25
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21 KPope 188 26 15
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04
00
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11
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08
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22 GovindGrewal 187 23 15
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08
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11
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25
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23 DouglasLovesVixey 182 19 00
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11
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08
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33
00
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25
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24 LynchT 180 16 15
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08
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29
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11
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25 Tarn 165 12 15
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11
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08
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11
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26 Vendy12 164 8 15
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11
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25
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27 JCEurovision 158 5 15
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04
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11
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08
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28 Nicola 138 1 00
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04
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11
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33
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15

Questions:

For the second time in as many years, israel was blamed for an apparent cyberattack on the Natanz nuclear facility in what COUNTRY? As with the previous incident, centrifuges were targeted and damaged.

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Iran

The US Food and Drug Administration paused the use of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine due to six cases of significant blood clotting due to a condition abbreviated CVST where clots form in the blood vessels of what ORGAN?

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brain

The Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police officer who killed Daunte Wright when she apparently mistook her gun for her taser during a traffic stop, was charged with the second-degree level of what CRIME?

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manslaughter

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced that an additional 500 troops would be sent to what EUROPEAN COUNTRY, seen as a symbolic move that negates the large drawdown of military personnel planned by the Trump administration?

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Germany

In remarks made at the White House, President Biden said it was "time to end America's longest war" in reference to removing troops from what COUNTRY? The plan is to have US troops fully removed by September 11.

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Afghanistan

Eight people were killed at an Indianapolis ground facility for what DELIVERY SERVICE by a former employee, who also shot and killed himself?

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FedEx

What CUBAN POLITICIAN (first and last name, please!) confirmed that he would step down as the head of its Communist party? Once out of office, it will be the first time since 1959 that there will be no members of the family in a senior leadership position.

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Raul Castro

A group of Democratic legislators announced a bill that would expand the number of Supreme Court justices to what NUMBER? Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said that she was not planning on bringing the bill to the floor.

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13

Prince Philip, husband to Queen Elizabeth II, was laid to rest at St. George's Chapel, part of what CASTLE where the pair had spent most of the pandemic in isolation?

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Windsor Castle

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a warning over the Tread+ exercise machine made by what COMPANY, citing a number of cases - one fatal - of small children getting caught in a pair of the machine's rollers?

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Peleton

Both the US and UK advised citizens to leave what AFRICAN COUNTRY as rebels neared the capital of Ndjamena? The rebels oppose the re-election of Idriss D├ęby, who is aiming for a sixth term since seizing power after a 1990 coup.

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Chad

What PONZI SCHEMER, who was serving a 150 year sentence after bilking investors out of billions of dollars, died in prison at the age of 82?

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Bernie Madoff