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Whiz Kids Week

Chase fixed his own iPhone as well as others' phones.

$500 :
Which of these is a movie nominated for Best Picture of 2016 and NOT an area of Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom?
A: Fantasyland B: Adventureland
C: Frontierland D: La La Land

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: La La Land



$1000 :
Which of these classic children's toys was reportedly taken along on the Apollo 8 space mission, to prevent the astronauts' tools from floating around in zero gravity?
A: Lite Brite B: View-Master
C: Silly Putty D: Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: Silly Putty



$2000 :
Inspiring the book's title, in a classic 1960 novel, a man said "Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a ” what?
A: Toucan B: Ostrich
C: Mockingbird D: Red-breasted sapsucker

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: Mockingbird



$3000 :
In 2005 co-founder Jimmy Wales caused controversy when he edited his own bio on what crowdsourced, 5th-most-trafficked website in the world?
A: DunkinDonuts.com B: Wikipedia.org
C: Kmart.com D: PBSKids.org

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Wikipedia.org



$5000 :
Which of these groups of things is NOT, by definition, an ennead?
A: The Justices on the U.S. Supreme Court B: The months of the year
C: The squares on a tic-tac-toe board D: The innings in a baseball game


[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: The months of the year


First break

$7000 :
Animals known as "ungulates" -- which includes horses, pigs and cows -- have what specific physical characteristic?
A: Large teeth B: Hooved feet
C: Two stomachs D: Small ears

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Hooved feet



$10K :
At what age were you double the age that you were when you were half the age that you were when you were twice as old as you were when you were six?
A: Three B: Six
C: Twelve D: Eighteen

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: Twelve


Second break

$20K :
Because he wanted it to look good in a museum, Charles Guiteau bought a revolver with an ivory handle to assassinate what President on July 2, 1881?
A: William Henry Harrison B: James Garfield
C: William McKinley D: Grover Cleveland

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: James Garfield



$30K :
Only one of the world's continents has three or more countries whose names begin AND end with "A." Which is it?
A: Asia B: South America
C: Europe D: Africa

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: Europe



Third break


QotD: When Bill Gates was asked to write a class scheduling program in high school, he stealthily included code that put him in classes with mostly what?
A: Football players B: Girls
C: Nerds D: Exchange students

[Reveal] Spoiler: QotD
B: Girls



$50K :
To honor the contributions of Oak Ridge Nat'l Laboratory to superheavy element research, what name has been given to element 117 on the periodic table?
A: Alabamium B: Tennessine
C: Virgineon D: Kentuckium

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Tennessine



Chase will return tomorrow to play for $100K


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5K: For 5K for a *kid*, they use a word I've never heard.

20K: +1

Yes, I'm embarrassed.


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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$30K :
Only one of the world's continents has three or more countries whose names begin AND end with "A." Which is it?
A: Asia B: South America
C: Europe D: Africa

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: Europe
Chase can think of several of the countries. He believes Algeria and Armenia are in Europe, which fortunately helps him get to the right answer.


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