The Week of August 29, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Runner(s)-Up:

Jjfjjf
"Grade me! Look at me! Evaluate and rank me! I’m good, good, good and oh so smart! GRADE ME!”


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 04 04 82 78 15 63 00 04 52 86 67 52
1 GoodmanDL 530 98 15
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2 Jjfjjf 422 94 15
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86
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3 Timm 392 90 15
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86
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4 jveditz 332 87 15
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5 MattK 325 83 15
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6 JamesDenny 273 79 15
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7 DeeKay 258 74 15
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7 KPope 258 74 15
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9 ecpekkle 254 68 15
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10 JCEurovision 243 64 15
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11 RobinJRichards 239 61 15
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12 KlionskyG 232 57 15
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13 GarciaD 228 51 15
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13 LynchT 228 51 15
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15 KCrest 176 46 15
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16 Vendy12 165 40 15
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16 DavidA 165 40 00
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18 Commodore 161 35 15
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19 SokolM 146 31 15
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20 reallydumb4real 139 27 15
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21 DouglasLovesVixey 135 24 15
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22 gaufqwi 117 16 15
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22 Squidpickles 117 16 15
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22 randalleng 117 16 15
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25 HortonR 102 9 15
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26 Tarn 98 3 15
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26 helene 98 3 15
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Questions:

Widespread damage in Louisiana and nearly 50 deaths from that state to New York were attributed to what HURRICANE?

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Ida

The International Atomic Energy Agency reported that what COUNTRY appeared to have restarted a nuclear reactor at its Yongbyon complex that is capable of producing weapons-grade plutonium?

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North Korea

The US ended its military mission in Afghanistan, with Major General Chris Donahue of what ARMY DIVISION the last soldier to leave the country? The division, formed in 1917, is known for its skill in parachute operations and its "AA" unit patch.

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82nd Airborne

What PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN said he would not seek re-election as the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, which will end his term in office once a new leader is selected?

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Yoshihide Suga

Algeria became the last country in the world to stop selling gasoline with what ADDITIVE? The additive was phased out in the US during the 1970s and '80s, but not officially banned until 1996

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(tetraethyl) lead

What COMPANY recalled three batches of its Covid-19 vaccine after some vials were found to be contaminated with particles of stainless steel?

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Moderna

By a 5-4 vote, the US Supreme Court declined to enter a stay against what STATE's anti-abortion law, which bans the procedure as early as six weeks into pregnancy?

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Texas

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the US Federal Trade Commission started a preliminary inquiry into what FAST FOOD COMPANY's reviews of suppliers and equipment, focusing on their oft-broken ice cream machines?

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McDonalds

A group of Republicans in the US House of Representatives wrote a letter to several telecom CEOs threatening them to not cooperate with the committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol, one of whom, Marissa Mayer, has not been the CEO of what COMPANY since its 2017 buyout by Verizon?

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Yahoo

Your HallR mini-theme of the week (TM): Losing My Religion. Theodore McCarrack, the former cardinal archbishop of what US CITY, pled not guilty to a sexual assault that allegedly occurred at a wedding reception over 50 years ago?

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Washington, DC

What FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC saw protests against hosting the installation of the new head of the Serbian Orthodox Church? The protests centered on promoting the country's independence from Serbia, which it gained in 2006.

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Montenegro

The US Federal Aviation Administration grounded what SPACE TOURISM COMPANY as it investigates its most recent flight for deviating from its flight plan during landing?

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Virgin Galactic