The Week of June 6, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

ecpekkle


Runner(s)-Up:

DeeKay


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 19 12 19 86 60 97 45 00 26 23 23 56
1 ecpekkle 417 98 15
15
12
15
19
15
86
15
15
97
15
15
15
15
15
23
15
2 DeeKay 364 94 15
19
15
15
15
86
00
00
15
45
15
00
15
15
23
15
56
3 NathanL 334 90 15
15
15
19
15
86
00
00
00
15
15
15
15
15
23
15
56
4 GoodmanDL 305 87 15
15
12
15
19
00
15
00
15
45
15
15
15
15
23
15
56
5 KPope 286 83 15
15
12
15
19
00
15
00
15
15
15
26
15
23
15
15
56
6 KonkelT 282 79 00
15
00
00
15
60
00
15
45
15
15
26
15
23
15
23
00
7 jveditz 271 75 15
15
12
15
00
00
00
00
15
45
15
15
15
15
23
15
56
8 WinstonN 241 72 15
19
15
12
15
19
00
15
60
00
15
15
15
26
00
00
00
9 MirandaM 230 68 00
15
12
15
19
00
00
00
15
45
15
15
26
15
15
23
00
10 UncleTed 229 64 15
15
12
15
00
15
00
00
00
15
00
15
26
15
15
15
56
11 GarciaD 223 61 15
19
15
12
15
19
15
15
00
15
15
00
15
15
15
23
00
12 Vendy12 221 57 15
19
15
15
00
15
00
00
00
15
15
26
15
00
00
15
56
13 MattK 219 53 15
19
15
12
15
19
00
00
00
15
15
15
26
15
15
23
00
14 JCEurovision 211 50 15
15
12
00
00
15
00
15
45
15
00
15
26
00
15
23
00
15 Timm 204 44 15
19
15
12
15
00
00
00
15
45
15
00
15
23
15
00
00
15 Squidpickles 204 44 15
19
15
12
15
19
00
00
00
00
15
15
26
00
15
23
15
17 Tarn 203 38 15
19
15
12
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
15
26
15
00
15
56
18 HortonR 201 35 15
19
15
12
15
19
00
00
00
15
15
00
15
23
15
23
00
19 LynchT 192 31 15
19
00
15
19
00
00
00
00
00
15
00
15
23
00
15
56
20 helene 185 27 00
15
12
15
19
00
15
00
00
15
00
15
26
15
15
23
00
21 gaufqwi 177 24 15
19
15
12
00
00
15
00
00
15
00
00
00
15
00
15
56
22 alamble 170 18 15
15
12
15
19
00
00
00
00
15
00
15
26
00
15
23
00
22 randalleng 170 18 15
19
15
12
15
19
00
00
00
15
45
15
00
00
00
00
00
24 SokolM 166 11 00
00
15
19
00
00
00
00
15
00
15
26
15
23
15
23
00
24 groug 166 11 15
19
15
15
19
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
15
15
15
23
00
26 shambolic 155 5 15
19
15
12
15
19
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
15
15
15
00
27 DouglasLovesVixey 53 1 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
00
00
00
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15
23
00

Questions:

What DEMOCRATIC US SENATOR announced he would not vote in favor of the For the People Act, saying it was too partisan? He then stated he believed that the two parties would work together to craft a bipartisan voting rights bill.

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Joe Manchin

Pope Francis expressed sorrow but did not apologize for the Catholic Church's role in running residential schools for indigenous children in what COUNTRY, where over 200 bodies were found buried on one school property? Both the national government and the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation are seeking an apology.

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Canada

The US Food and Drug Administration approved Aduhelm, the first new drug in over 20 years approved to treat what DISEASE? There is some question as to whether the drug, developed by Biogen and the Japanese company Eisai, is actually effective at slowing the spread of the disease.

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Alzheimers Disease

A service outage at what CLOUD SERVICES COMPANY caused a global outage of websites for the New York Times, CNN, Reddit, and the government of the UK (among others)? Markets dipped at the start of the outage, fearing a ransomware attack.

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Fastly

The Telegraph and Mescal wildfires burned thousands of acres in what WESTERN US STATE? The Telegraph fire caused closures of US 60, while the Mescal fire primarily affected the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation.

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Arizona

Over 800 arrests worldwide were attributed to information gathered about crimes using what APP, which criminals believed would allow them to securely communicate with each other, but was actually developed by the FBI specifically to catch criminals?

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ANOM

Ratko Mladic lost the appeal of his conviction on war crimes and genocide charges stemming from the Srebrenica massacre in 1995, where over 8000 were killed in what is now what CURRENT COUNTRY?

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Bosnia and Herzegovina

El Salvador became the first country in the world to make what CRYPTOCURRENCY legal tender?

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Bitcoin

TC Energy announced it cancelled what PIPELINE PROJECT that would have shipped oil from Alberta and North Dakota to the Gulf Coast for refining? President Biden revoked the permit for the pipeline on his first day in office.

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Keystone XL

The G7 nations agreed to stop government funding for energy projects using what FUEL by the end of the year, but stopped short of setting a timeline for ending its use altogether?

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coal

Christian Eriksen, the captain of what EUROPEAN COUNTRY’s national men’s soccer team, collapsed during a European Championship match against Finland due to what is believed to be cardiac arrest? He was given CPR and defibrillated on the pitch, and was awake and stable shortly after the incident.

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Denmark

What REPUBLICAN US SENATOR was banned from YouTube for violating its policy against promoting medical misinformation, due to a video where he talks about using generic drugs like hydroxychloroquin to treat Covid-19?

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Ron Johnson