The Week of April 18, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

grimesr


Runner(s)-Up:

TWright17
There are sewers aplenty yet to dig

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 15 56 45 00 00 86 23 08 04 56 26 15
1 grimesr 446 98 15
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86
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23
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56
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2 TWright17 345 92 00
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23
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56
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2 GoodmanDL 345 92 15
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56
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86
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23
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00
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4 srs 330 87 15
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56
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45
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23
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26
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5 KashyapN 326 83 15
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56
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56
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26
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6 ecpekkle 300 77 15
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56
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56
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6 RobinJRichards 300 77 15
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56
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23
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26
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8 McGeeDean 278 72 15
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45
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86
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23
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04
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00
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00
9 Timm 259 68 15
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56
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04
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26
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10 Squidpickles 255 62 15
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08
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56
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26
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10 SokolM 255 62 15
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56
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12 KPope 237 57 15
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08
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13 KlionskyG 225 53 15
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26
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14 imogen 218 50 15
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56
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15 LynchT 214 46 15
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26
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16 Vendy12 207 42 15
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17 groug 206 38 15
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18 HortonR 203 33 15
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18 JamesDenny 203 33 00
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20 GarciaD 200 27 15
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21 MattK 195 22 15
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21 Jonathan 195 22 00
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23 DeeKay 192 16 00
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24 helene 188 12 15
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25 DouglasLovesVixey 177 9 15
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26 Tarn 165 5 15
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27 JCEurovision 128 1 15
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Questions:

In a vote that ran along party lines, the US House of Representatives passed HR 51, which would establish a 51st state out of much of the District of Columbia that would be named for what FORMER SLAVE AND ABOLITIONIST?

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Frederick Douglass

Wisconsin entered into a new deal with what ELECTRONICS COMPANY to operate a facility in the state for a much lower tax incentive? The original 2017 deal offered up to $4 billion in incentives for the company to build a plant to make flat screen displays, which never happened.

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Foxconn

Several neighborhoods in Cape Town were evacuated due to a wildfire that started on what MOUNTAIN, burning several acres of forest and some university buildings?

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Table Mountain

What FORMER VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES under Jimmy Carter passed away at age 93?

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Walter Mondale

The US Justice Department announced it would investigate the policing practices in what CITY a day after one of its former police officers was found guilty of all charges in the murder of George Floyd?

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Minneapolis

In a sign of worsening relations with China, Australia scrapped four agreements for projects in what INITIATIVE spearheaded by China to improve trade across Asia and Oceania?

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Belt and Road

What COUNTRY found its missing submarine KRI Nanggala-402, which went missing during an exercise earlier in the week, broken into three parts on the ocean floor?

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Indonesia

What TRANSGENDER ACTIVIST and former Olympic athlete announced that she would run in California's gubernatorial recall election as a Republican? A date has not yet been set for the election, though the conservative group behind the recall drive appears to have enough signatures to trigger a recall.

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Caitlyn Jenner

President Biden became the first US President to use the term 'genocide' to describe the killings of what PEOPLE at the hands of Ottoman Turks in 1915? The Turkish government responded by telling the US ambassador that it found the use of the term "unacceptable, totally rejects and strongly condemns it."

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Armenian

Your HallR mini-theme of the week (TM): The Red Planet. What ROTOR WING ? became the first machine to undergo controlled, powered flight on a planet other than Earth when it executed a 40 second flight on Mars? It executed a second flight later in the week that included lateral movement.

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Ingenuity

The Perseverance rover also made a first this week when it was able to produce what GAS by converting it from the gas that makes up 96 percent of the Martian atmosphere?

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oxygen

What US STATE saw its state senate use its subpoena power to obtain all 2.1 million ballots cast in Maricopa County, along with voting machines and computer hard drives? They will be audited by a Florida company with no experience in elections whose founder supports conspiracy theories that the 2020 presidential election was illegitimate.

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Arizona