The Week of June 20, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Runner(s)-Up:

gaufqwi


Quiz Description

Full Results:

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1 GoodmanDL 268 98 15
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2 gaufqwi 259 95 15
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3 Timm 246 91 15
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3 Vendy12 246 91 15
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5 jveditz 244 87 15
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6 RobinJRichards 243 84 15
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09
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7 DMTsurel 240 79 15
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7 hypotactic 240 79 15
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7 GarciaD 240 79 15
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10 TaylorMA 237 73 15
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11 ecpekkle 230 69 15
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11 MattK 230 69 15
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13 KPope 225 62 15
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13 UncleTed 225 62 15
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13 HortonR 225 62 15
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16 ElendilPickle 222 55 15
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16 grimesr 222 55 15
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18 Tarn 220 51 15
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19 KonkelT 219 48 15
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20 imogen 218 45 15
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21 NathanL 217 43 15
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22 JCEurovision 213 40 15
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23 groug 209 36 15
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23 helene 209 36 15
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25 SokolM 206 31 15
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26 Eponine 198 27 15
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26 SizemoreM 198 27 15
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28 LynchT 194 23 15
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29 Squidpickles 192 20 15
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30 randalleng 185 18 15
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31 MirandaM 184 15 00
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32 KlionskyG 181 12 15
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33 ChrisRosenberg 170 9 15
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34 DeeKay 166 6 15
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35 reallydumb4real 165 4 15
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36 DouglasLovesVixey 156 1 00
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Questions:

The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously against what ORGANIZATION, which was trying to continue current limits on the education-related compensation of college and university student-athletes?

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NCAA

Australia protested a UNESCO report that would list what WORLD HERITAGE SITE as in danger, assigning at least some of the blame to Australia for not improving water quality? Australian officials believe the report is politically motivated, as China (with whom relations have been deteriorating) chairs the committee that proposed the designation.

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Great Barrier Reef

Russia claimed to have fired warning shots and dropped bombs near a British naval vessel sailing off the coast of what PENINSULA, saying the ship was in its territorial waters? The British denied that any shots were fired, with the BBC reporting that the ship was being shadowed by up to 20 Russian jets and 2 coast guard ships.

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Crimea

Argentina and Mexico recalled their ambassadors to what CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRY after five of its presidential candidates were arrested over a three week span? The arrests, made under a controversial treason law, are seen as supporting current president Daniel Ortega's bid for a fourth consecutive term.

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Nicaragua

The New York Times reported that tuna fish from what SANDWICH CHAIN, when tested, did not contain DNA from tuna? The chain responded by saying that DNA testing is unreliable as the cooking and freezing processes would denature the DNA proteins.

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Subway

What POP SINGER testified about the restrictive nature of the conservatorship run by her father, asking that it be dissolved?

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Britney Spears

What ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE PIONEER was found dead in his Spanish jail cell after his extradition to the US was approved? He was wanted in the US on tax evasion charges.

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John McAfee

California's secretary of state confirmed that what GOVERNOR will face a recall election? The date has not yet been set.

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Gavin Newsom

Four people were confirmed dead and over 150 were unaccounted for after the collapse of a condo building in Surfside, a town near what FLORIDA CITY?

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Miami

A Minnesota judge handed down a 22 1/2 year sentence for the former police officer found guilty of murdering WHO in 2020?

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George Floyd

The US announced it would relocate thousands of interpreters, drivers, and other assistants to third countries to prevent reprisals after US troops withdraw from what ASIAN COUNTRY? The troop withdrawal is expected to be largely completed over the next two weeks.

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Afghanistan

After several days of discussion, the US Council of Catholic Bishops opted not to create a national policy on withholding what SACRAMENT from politicians who support abortion rights? They will instead draft a document reiterating the importance of the sacrament and the existing canon law on when it should not be given.

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Eucharist