A home for the weary.
It is currently Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:47 am

All times are UTC - 6 hours

Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:40 pm 
Keeper of the Transcripts
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 09, 2007 7:00 am
Posts: 3905
Whiz Kids Week

Charles Horowitz
Weston, FL
13 years old

Charles's IQ has been measured at genius level.

$500: Which of these is a type of dumpling used in a Chinese soup and NOT a type of particle analyzed in physics?
A - photon
B - gluon
C - lepton
D - wonton

Charles knows what some of these are, especially that wontons are used in Chinese cooking.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (wonton)

$1000: ICYMI, according to UrbanDictionary.com, the popular internet abbreviation "ICYMI" stands for what?
A - In Case You Missed It
B - I Challenge Your Monkey's Intelligence
C - Ice Cream? Yum! May I?
D - I'm Carpooling with Your Mambo Instructor

Charles says that people might use C on occasion.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (In Case You Missed It)

$2000: Despite dog mushing being recognized as its state sport back in 1972, what 49th state didn't adopt the malamute as its state dog until 2010?
A - Maine
B - Alaska
C - Oregon
D - New Mexico

Charles knows which state is the 49th.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Alaska)

commercial break

$3000: Melting down pennies to sell the metal carries a fine of up to $10,000, which one could pay with exactly how many pennies?
A - 100,000
B - 1 million
C - 10 million
D - 1 billion

Charles says he learned a trick in the 5th grade; he added 2 zeroes to $10,000, which eliminates D and C.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (1 million)

$5000: Devoted to folk tales like Rapunzel, Hansel & Gretel, and Snow White, GRIMMWELT is a new museum in Hassel, a city located where?
A - eastern Ukraine
B - northern Norway
C - central Germany
D - southern France

Charles doesn't know so he uses his "Cut the Question" lifeline.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (central Germany)

$5000 (CTQ): The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry is a scientific organization that officially recognizes any new what?
A - star in the Milky Way
B - species of animal
C - element on the periodic table
D - mechanical invention

Charles says that A would be astronomy and B isn't chemistry, nor is D.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (element on the periodic table)

$7000: On the monument at Mt. Rushmore, half of the presidents are depicted wearing what?
A - ponytails
B - hats
C - facial hair
D - eyeglasses

Charles doesn't think that it's A or B, and Roosevelt has glasses; Lincoln has a beard. He uses his 50:50.
[Reveal] Spoiler: 50:50 results
A & C

[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (facial hair)

commercial break

$10,000: To win the popular iPhone game 2048, you slide numbered tiles on a grid until you create a tile with the number 2048, also known as 2 to the what power?
A - 10
B - 11
C - 12
D - 13

Charles runs through the powers of 2 to come up with the answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (11)

$20,000: Which of these countries is wholly surrounded by the 2 most populous nations in the world?
A - Bangladesh
B - Nepal
C - Pakistan
D - Kyrgystan

Charles knows that India and China are the two countries. C isn't surrounded by China and A is only surrounded by India. D is "just out there".
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Nepal)

commercial break

MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY" What unique prize is given to winners of the Teen Choice Awards?:
A - surfboard
B - electric guitar
C - gold sunglasses
D - scooter
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (surfboard)

$30,000: Which of these creatures is known for using "pentapedal locomotion" when it walks, propelling itself with its tail in addition to its legs?
A - ostrich
B - kangaroo
C - scorpion
D - lobster

Charles says that ostriches don't really have tails. He won't use his +1 because this isn't his dad's strong suit. He asks the audience (everyone except his dad).
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Ask the Audience results:
A - 1%
B - 30%
C - 32%
D - 37%

Charles goes against the audience.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (kangaroo)

Charles will return on Monday to finish his run.

Last edited by BBTranscriptTeam on Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:58 am, edited 1 time in total.

Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:55 am 
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 09, 2007 11:09 am
Posts: 6088
20K: I like to think I would eventually pull this out

Reply with quote  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 6 hours

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group
Americanized by Maƫl Soucaze.