The Week of September 5, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Runner(s)-Up:

Svoyager-11
Doubt anyone will ever see this, since I didn't join in until after the Phillies quiz (oh, my!)


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 55 21 09 17 21 42 13 34 71 46 63 13
1 MattK 369 97 15
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2 Svoyager-11 362 93 15
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71
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3 GoodmanDL 361 89 15
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34
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4 Timm 344 83 15
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4 TWright17 344 83 15
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71
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6 DreyfusB 331 77 15
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71
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7 DeeKay 325 72 15
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09
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42
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8 ecpekkle 283 68 15
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9 UncleTed 281 64 15
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10 GarciaD 279 60 15
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11 SokolM 264 56 00
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12 HortonR 259 52 00
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13 LynchT 243 47 00
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14 Tarn 242 43 00
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15 KPope 233 39 00
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16 randalleng 214 35 15
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17 Nicola 211 31 00
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18 helene 198 27 00
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19 DFisher 193 22 00
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20 Squidpickles 181 18 00
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21 gaufqwi 169 14 00
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22 JCEurovision 160 10 00
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23 DouglasLovesVixey 148 6 00
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24 KlionskyG 118 2 00
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Questions:

What WEST AFRICAN nation saw president Alpha Condé detained in a coup led by the chief of the special forces, who said his goal was to end government corruption and mismanagement?

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Guinea

Brian Bates the manager of a McDonald's restaurant in Canada, stated in an interview with the CBC that what ADVERTISING CHARACTER is actually a giant taste bud?

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Grimace

A 21-foot statue of Robert E. Lee was taken down in what US STATE CAPITAL, nearly a year after governor Ralph Northam ordered its removal?

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Richmond

The White House withdrew the nomination of David Chipman to lead what US FEDERAL BUREAU, as his record on gun control led to opposition from enough Senators to make his confirmation unlikely?

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Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

President Biden announced a new vaccine mandate that included a requirement that companies with at least HOW MANY EMPLOYEES would have to make sure their workers are vaccinated or tested weekly?

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100

A federal judge ordered Apple to open up part of its App Store, finding in favor of what VIDEO GAME COMPANY who sued Apple after trying to launch its own in-game payments in Fortnite?

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Epic

Najib Mikati was tabbed to serve as prime minister - for the third time - of what MIDDLE EASTERN COUNTRY, which has been without a properly functioning government since former prime minister Hassan Diab resigned in the wake of an accidental explosion that leveled the capital city's port?

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Lebanon

The school board of what US CITY voted to require Covid-19 vaccines for all students 12 years of age or older? With 600,000 students, it is by far the largest school system to implement a vaccine mandate?

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Los Angeles

A branch of what PROTESTANT FAITH installed its first openly transgender bishop, Rev. Megan Rohrer, who will lead the Sierra Pacific Synod?

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Lutheran (Evangelical Lutheran Church of America)

Abimael Guzmán, the imprisoned leader of what MAOIST PERUVIAN INSURGENT MOVEMENT, died in prison at the age of 86?

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Shining Path

What COUNTRY became the first EU member nation to remove all Covid-19 restrictions, citing its high vaccination rates? Nearly three-quarters of all citizens (and 96 percent of those 65+) are fully vaccinated.

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Denmark

What US UNIVERSITY announced that its $42 billion endowment no longer included direct investment in fossil fuel producers?

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Harvard