The Week of December 26, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

KashyapN


Runner(s)-Up:

TaylorMA


Quiz Description

Hope you had a good Boxing Day and were able to get out to the fights.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 11 04 15 18 22 68 08 79 04 04 72 90
1 KashyapN 345 98 15
15
15
15
15
18
15
22
15
68
15
00
15
15
15
72
00
2 TaylorMA 327 94 15
11
15
15
15
15
22
15
68
15
00
15
15
04
15
72
00
3 KonkelT 323 91 15
15
00
15
15
22
15
68
15
00
15
04
15
04
00
15
90
4 GoodmanDL 312 87 15
15
04
15
15
00
00
15
15
68
15
00
15
15
00
15
90
5 reallydumb4real 293 83 15
11
15
00
15
18
00
00
15
08
15
79
15
00
15
72
00
6 helene 282 80 15
15
04
00
15
00
00
00
15
79
15
15
04
00
00
15
90
7 Vendy12 256 76 15
15
04
15
15
15
15
22
00
15
08
00
15
15
15
72
00
8 ArtMcGill 248 71 15
11
15
04
15
15
18
15
00
15
08
00
15
15
15
72
00
8 RobinJRichards 248 71 15
15
15
15
15
15
22
15
68
15
08
00
15
15
00
00
00
10 ChrisRosenberg 241 66 15
11
15
15
15
15
15
15
68
15
08
00
15
15
04
00
00
11 UncleTed 237 62 15
15
15
15
15
22
00
00
15
00
15
04
15
04
15
72
00
12 ecpekkle 209 58 15
11
15
15
15
15
18
15
22
00
15
08
15
15
15
00
00
13 MasonC 201 55 15
11
15
15
15
15
18
15
22
00
15
15
15
15
00
00
00
14 JCEurovision 195 51 15
11
15
04
15
15
00
15
22
15
15
08
00
15
15
15
00
15 KPope 188 48 15
15
04
15
15
15
15
22
00
15
08
15
15
04
15
00
00
16 KlionskyG 172 44 15
15
15
15
15
15
22
15
15
00
00
15
15
00
00
00
00
17 HortonR 169 41 15
15
15
15
15
15
22
00
15
08
00
15
04
15
00
00
00
18 randalleng 162 33 15
11
15
15
15
15
15
00
15
08
00
15
04
15
04
00
00
18 Squidpickles 162 33 15
11
15
15
15
15
15
00
15
08
00
15
04
15
04
00
00
18 alamble 162 33 15
11
15
04
15
15
15
00
00
15
08
00
15
15
04
15
00
21 imogen 161 25 15
15
04
15
15
15
15
22
00
00
15
00
15
15
00
00
00
21 Timm 161 25 15
15
15
15
15
15
22
00
15
00
00
15
04
15
00
00
00
23 DouglasLovesVixey 158 19 00
15
15
15
00
00
00
00
00
15
79
00
15
04
00
00
00
24 LynchT 150 16 00
15
04
15
15
00
15
22
15
15
00
15
15
04
00
00
00
25 jveditz 142 12 00
15
15
15
15
15
22
00
00
15
00
15
15
00
00
00
00
26 Tarn 132 8 15
11
15
15
00
15
00
15
08
00
15
04
15
04
00
00
00
27 NathanL 120 5 15
11
00
00
15
15
15
00
00
15
00
15
04
15
00
00
00
28 SokolM 106 1 15
15
04
00
15
00
00
00
15
08
00
15
04
15
00
00
00

Questions:

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that people with asymptomatic cases of Covid-19 now need only isolate for HOW MANY DAYS, based on the number of days the person is most contagious?

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5

What US STATE saw the Marshall Fire burn 6000 acres and destroy at least 1000 homes and businesses in Boulder County?

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Colorado

What NEW YORK CITY MAYOR saw his first day on the job include a call to 911 to report an assault on the subway?

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Eric Adams

The Biden administration asked AT&T and Verizon to delay their rollout of C-band service on what CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY STANDARD due to potential conflict with frequencies used by altitude measuring devices on commercial aircraft?

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5G

Israeli prime minister Naftali Bennett announced a plan to double the number of Israelis living in what REGION, taken from Syria in 1967? Israel annexed the area in 1981, though it is still considered Syrian territory under international law.

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Golan Heights

What WORLD LEADER'S address to his political party's central committee plenary meeting saw him pledge to "increase the agricultural production and completely solve the food problem of the country."

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Kim Jong-un

What SOCIALITE was found guilty on five of six charges related to recruiting and trafficking girls to be sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein?

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Ghislane Maxwell

RIot Games, best known for what MULTIPLAYER ONLINE GAME, agreed to a $100 million settlement in a class action lawsuit brought by nearly 2400 women over sexual harassment and discrimination claims?

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League of Legends

President Biden and Vladimir Putin talked for nearly an hour, with the call focusing on what COUNTRY? Biden cautioned Putin against an invasion, while Putin sought a binding agreement that the country wouldn’t join NATO.

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Ukraine

Your HallR mini-theme of the week (TM): Year Endings. What ARCHBISHOP AND NOBEL LAUREATE, an outspoken opponent of apartheid in South Africa, died at the age of 90?

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Desmond Tutu

2021 took one last jab at humanity with the passing of Betty White, who was just HOW MANY DAYS from turning 100? Answers within two days will be counted as correct.

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17

What COUNTRY announced that its Simorgh rocket launch failed to put three payloads into orbit as it didn't reach the speed necessary to do so? Five of the rocket's six launches have failed.

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Iran