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PostPosted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:57 pm 
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Miromar Lakes, FL

Whiz Kids Week

Sarah’s Plus One is her dad.

Contestants this week will have a fourth lifeline, Cut The Question, which can be used up to an including the $50K question.


$500 Reader’s Digest says you can cut your amusement ride wait time by up to 30% if you use the line reserved specifically for who?
A. People late for the airport
B. Civil War veterans
C. Escaped prisoners
D. Single riders

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. Single riders


$1K Emitting a high-pitched noise to warn its colony of danger, what animal, celebrated every February, is sometimes referred to as a whistle-pig?
A. Emu
B. Groundhog
C. Sloth
D. Manatee

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B. Groundhog


$2K Because wheat is an ingredient, Hasbro warns that children who are allergic to gluten may have a reaction when playing with what?
A, A pogo stick
B. Play-Doh
C. Nerf balls
D. Hot Wheels cars

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B. Play-Doh


$3K While visiting Bhutan in 2016, Kate Middleton channeled her inner Katniss and participated in what national sport?
A. Badminton
B. Horseshoes
C. Dodgeball
D. Archery

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. Archery


$5K As it’s typically sung, the first four lines of “Happy Birthday” contain no what?
A. Pronouns
B. Prepositions
C. Adjectives
D. Verbs

50/50

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50 leaves
C. Adjectives
D. Verbs


[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. Verbs


commercial break

$7K I you had 101 Dalmatians, and they each gave birth to 101 Dalmatians, how many new Dalmatian puppies would you be dealing with?
A. 1,201 Dalmatians
B. 10,201 Dalmatians
C. 100,201 Dalmatians
D. 1,210,000 Dalmatians

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B. 10,201 Dalmatians


$10K James Garfield’s victory in 1880 was the first and only time a person in what position has been elected U.S. president?
A. Governor of a U.S. state
B. Vice-president
C. U.S. senator
D. U.S. representative

Sarah decides to ATA.

ATA

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA results
14% A. Governor of a U.S. state
28% B. Vice-president
16% C. U.S. senator
42% D. U.S. representative


[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. U.S. representative


$20K According to Crayola, which of their crayon colors shares its name with “the shortest wavelength of light that humans can see”?
A. Unmellow Yellow
B. Red
C. Violet
D. Mango Tango

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C. Violet


$30K If ports of call aren’t your thing, you can sail around the world at which of these latitudes and not hit a land mass?
A. 45 degrees north
B. 75 degrees north
C. 15 degrees south
D. 60 degrees south

Sarah decides to CTQ

CTQ


[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. 60 degrees south


$30K Which of these landmarks is predominantly covered with a crusty substance called “verdigris”?
A. Washington Monument
B. Statue of Liberty
C. Eiffel Tower
D. Taj Mahal

+1

Sarah’s dad thinks it has something to do with the Statue of Liberty’s copper covering, but he’s not sure.


[Reveal] Spoiler:
B. Statue of Liberty


commercial break

$50K The third to be sent into orbit, which space shuttle flew the most missions of all, despite one launch being delayed after it was damaged by woodpeckers?
A. Discovery
B. Atlantis
C. Enterprise
D. Endeavour

Sarah decides to walk.
She leaves with $30K


[Reveal] Spoiler:
A. Discovery


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QOTD

In a famous book, who incorrectly predicted that “later on neither I nor anyone else will be interested in the musings of a 13-year-old schoolgirl”?
A. Jane Austen
B. Emily Dickinson
C. Anne Frank
D. Joan of Arc

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C. Anne Frank


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30K: lattitudes not my thing also. CTQ

50K: +1


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$10K James Garfield’s victory in 1880 was the first and only time a person in what position has been elected U.S. president?
A. Governor of a U.S. state
B. Vice-president
C. U.S. senator
D. U.S. representative


It took me several passes reading this question to figure out how any of the answers are correct. Eventually it clicked that we were talking about Garfield being a SITTING representative upon election, not just a former representative.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:45 pm 
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Sarah Schwartz
Miromar Lakes, FL

Whiz Kids Week

Sarah’s Plus One is her dad.

Contestants this week will have a fourth lifeline, Cut The Question, which can be used up to an including the $50K question.


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$10K James Garfield’s victory in 1880 was the first and only time a person in what position has been elected U.S. president?
A. Governor of a U.S. state
B. Vice-president
C. U.S. senator
D. U.S. representative

Sarah decides to ATA.

ATA
[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA results
14% A. Governor of a U.S. state
28% B. Vice-president
16% C. U.S. senator
42% D. U.S. representative

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. U.S. representative

It took me a few minutes to figure out what they were asking - someone who was in the office when elected president.

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$50K The third to be sent into orbit, which space shuttle flew the most missions of all, despite one launch being delayed after it was damaged by woodpeckers?
A. Discovery
B. Atlantis
C. Enterprise
D. Endeavour

Sarah decides to walk.
She leaves with $30K


[Reveal] Spoiler:
A. Discovery


Every lifeline I have left.

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