Allyssa teaches 4th grade and uses unconventional methods for teaching. Her class has a pet turtle named Yertle. Her Plus 1 is her college roommate from Colgate, Jill.$500: Which of these will you NOT find on Money magazine's list of "11 Ways to Save Money at the Movies This Summer"?
A - go during off times
B - eat beforehand
C - stick to 2D
D - wear a gray wig to get a senior discount
$1000: Formerly called the King's Highway, Philadelphia's Frankford Avenue is home to America's oldest continually used what, built in 1697?
Answer: D (wear a gray wig to get a senior discount)
A - bridge
B - electric vehicle charging station
C - rest stop vending machine
D - drive-thru car wash$2000: The Chinese tradition of Yum Chu, or drinking tea while eating different varieties of small dishes is better known in the US by what time-worn phrase?
A - tai chi
B - gung ho
C - dim sum
D - feng shui$3000: Students of UT-Austin were probably feeling "alright, alright, alright" when what fellow Longhorn signed on to co-teach a film class in 2016?
A - Ben Affleck
B - Robert Downey, Jr.
C - Matthew McConaughey
D - Edward Norton
Allyssa recognizes the phrase but isn't confident enough to go for it so she asks the audience.
Ask the Audience results:
A - 1%
B - 2%
C - 96%
D - 1%
$5000: What medical journal claims to feature "the best in peer-reviewed, cutting edge original research" in "thoracic surgery" and "related disciplines"?
Answer: C (Matthew McConaughey)
A - Chest Journal
B - Hand Journal
C - Brain Journal
D - Knee Journal
commercial break$7000: Playing off a misheard lyric in "Blank Space", what series of novels features the book "The Secrets of the Starbucks Lovers"?
Answer: A (Chest Journal)
A - 50 Shades of Beyoncé
B - Taylor Swift: Girl Detective
C - The Berenstein Biebers
D - Adele in Wonderland
Allyssa is sure it isn't Bieber
and is pretty sure it isn't Beyoncé
and Wonderland makes no sense
. She decides to use her 50:50.
$10,000: According to a common kitchen tip, home chefs can remove the scent of onion or garlic from their hands simply by rubbing them on what for 10 seconds?
Answer: B (Taylor Swift: Girl Detective)
A - linoleum floor
B - granite coutertop
C - stainless steel faucet
D - wood veneer cabinet door
Allyssa doesn't know, but her +1 is a Culinary Institute of America trained chef, so she calls on Jill. Jill is 100% sure she knows.
commercial break$20,000: Besides Elizabeth, what are the 3 names that belonged to a reigning king or queen of England in the 20th century?
Answer: C (stainless steel faucet)
A - Anne, Henry, Edward
B - James, Victoria, Henry
C - Edward, George, Anne
D - George, Victoria, Edward
Allyssa says that the Victorian era started in the late 19th century and carried over to the 20th
so that leaves B and D
. She says that Henry was much earlier - Henry VIII was the 1800s
. Elizabeth started in the mid-20th century and Allyssa doesn't remember any Anne
$30,000: Slightly wider than an American bill and much taller, the largest euro note features color-changing purple ink, a counterfeit-resistant hologram, and is worth what?
Answer: D (George, Victoria, Edward)
A - €100
B - €200
C - €500
D - €1000
Allyssa hasn't been to Europe in a while. She decides to walk away.MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY" Most commonly made from grapes, which of the following alcoholic beverages derives its name from a Dutch word meaning "burnt wine"?
A - brandy
B - bourbon
C - liqueur
D - tequila