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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:31 pm 
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Brooke Elliott
Little Rock, AR
Age 13, aspiring activist

Whiz Kids Week



$500 :
Before his name was changed to incorporate that of his favorite snack, what "Sesame Street" character was actually known as Sid?
A: Mr. Snuffleupagus B: Cookie Monster
C: Kermit the Frog D: Big Bird

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Cookie Monster



$1000 :
A recent study at West Point revealed that test scores drop when college students are allowed to use what distracting devices in the classroom?
A: Chairs B: Eyeglasses
C: #2 pencils D: Laptops

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: Laptops



$2000 :
NationalGeographic.com explains that there "is really only one" what in the world, but most geographers "divide it into four" "for convenience"?
A: Ocean B: Volcano
C: Forest D: Mountain

[Reveal] Spoiler:
A: Ocean


$3000 :
What force in physics is responsible for rug burn?
A: Lift B: Friction
C: Centrifugal force D: Magnetism

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Friction


Third break

QotD: Kids are often taught how to make rudimentary kaleidoscopes by placing mirrors inside a what?
A: Fishbowl B: Jelly Belly bag
C: Pringles can D: Cookie jar

[Reveal] Spoiler: QotD
C: Pringles can



$5000 :
In Lemony Snicket's popular 13-volume book series, "A Series of Unfortunate Events," what of these was fittingly book number 12?
A: The Reptile Room B: The Wide Window
C: The Penultimate Peril D: The Ersatz Elevator

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: The Penultimate Peril



$7000 :
By head count and certainly by leg count, what department boasts the most specimens at New York's American Museum of Natural History?
A: Icthyology B: Mammalogy
C: Herpetology D: Entomology

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 left C and D

Brooke said someone back there has it in for her since those are the only ones she was considering.
She went ahead with her hunch D


[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: Entomology

Brooke will return tomorrow


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Brooke Elliott
Little Rock, AR
Age 13, aspiring activist

Whiz Kids Week


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So far, so good. That means I'm doomed on the next one.

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