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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:33 pm 
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A recent NY Times article examined the so-called “Four-Year Myth,” discussing how most people actually take longer than four years to do what?
A: Graduate college B: Learn how to drive
C: Read “The Lord of the Rings” D: Conquer their fear of spiders

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Graduate college


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Though the intent is often to make a wish, children mimic a naturally occurring seed dispersal process called anemochory when they blow on a what?
A: Pinwheel B: Dandelion
C: Hot piece of pizza D: Jug

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B: Dandelion


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Which of these U.S. government officials can “go to the Office” without ever leaving their famous home?
A: Supreme Court Chief Justice B: President
C: Director of the CIA D: Attorney General

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: President


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Which of the following is spelled correctly?
A: Misspelled B: Mispelled
C: Misspeled D: Mispeld

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 32% B: 66% C: 1% D: 1%
Connor thinks it’s A, so he cuts the question.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Misspelled


$3,000
In North America, “Huron,” “Ontario,” “Michigan,” “Erie” and “Superior” are the impressive geographical features called the what?
A: Great Lakes B: Awesome Mountains
C: Totally Sweet Canyons D: Especially Cool Isthmuses

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Great Lakes


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3K: fixed 50/50 would leave my choices. I would probably reject my choice, the right choice. But hope I use +1 here & they are sure.


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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
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Which of the following is spelled correctly?
A: Misspelled B: Mispelled
C: Misspeled D: Mispeld


Of all the words you can misspell, I don't understand why Americans have so much trouble with this one. You add "mis" to the beginning of a word to signify it was done wrong. Misunderstand, misinformation, misspell.

Are "unnatural" or "reeducated" misspelled as well?


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K.P. wrote:
BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$3,000
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
A: Misspelled B: Mispelled
C: Misspeled D: Mispeld
Of all the words you can misspell, I don't understand why Americans have so much trouble with this one. You add "mis" to the beginning of a word to signify it was done wrong. Misunderstand, misinformation, misspell.

Are "unnatural" or "reeducated" misspelled as well?
Lots of people aren't very good pellers...

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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
Connor Higgins
13-year-old
Athens, Ala.


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$500
A recent NY Times article examined the so-called “Four-Year Myth,” discussing how most people actually take longer than four years to do what?
A: Graduate college B: Learn how to drive
C: Read “The Lord of the Rings” D: Conquer their fear of spiders
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Graduate college

I know one person that took over 4 years to read LOTR.

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$3,000
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
A: Misspelled B: Mispelled
C: Misspeled D: Mispeld
[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 32% B: 66% C: 1% D: 1%
Connor thinks it’s A, so he cuts the question.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Misspelled

None of the above are spelled "correctly". They're all variations of "misspelled". :mrgreen:
Good thing he cut the question.

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A recent NY Times article examined the so-called “Four-Year Myth,” discussing how most people actually take longer than four years to do what?
A: Graduate college B: Learn how to drive
C: Read “The Lord of the Rings” D: Conquer their fear of spiders

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Graduate college


Yep, took me longer than four. My alma mater now has a program called "Finish in Four" in which the college commits to helping you graduate in four years -- good advising, getting you in to the classes you need, stuff like that. The idea is that it helps students because that's one less year of tuition, housing, pizza, etc.

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