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Katelyn Murphy Whiz Kids Week
Las Vegas, NV

Katelyn invented a soundproof mask that a person can sing into but no one else can hear it.

$500: In high school, a whiz kid like you will probably take AP classes. What does "AP" stand for?
A - advanced placement
B - apple pie
C - animal planet
D - Amy Poehler
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (advanced placement)


$1000: Which of these actual appetizingly-named Crayola colors is NOT a shade of orange?
A - vivid tangerine
B - cotton candy
C - mango tango
D - macaroni & cheese
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (cotton candy)


$2000: With the exception of Doc, all of the dwarfs in Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs have names that are what part of speech?
A - verbs
B - prepositions
C - adjectives
D - conjunctions
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (adjectives)


$3000: While they were all ultimately rejected, at one point which device's suggested names included CPG (for Cyber Playground) and EHQ (for Entertainment Headquarters)?
A - Segway scooter
B - Xbox
C - Beats headphones
D - fidget spinner

Katelyn uses her 50:50.
[Reveal] Spoiler: 50:50
50:50 results: A & B

[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Xbox)

commercial break

$5000: Which of these elements contains the name of another element within it?
A - rutherfordium
B - mercury
C - platinum
D - phosphorus
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (platinum)


$7000: Showing that Hannibal's legendary journey really could have been done, British explorer John Hoyt crossed the Alps in 1959, led by what animal?
A - Bengal tiger
B - elephant
C - hippopotamus
D - grizzly bear

Katelyn asks the audience.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Ask the Audience results:
A - 17%
B - 67%
C - 4%
D - 12%

[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (elephant)


$10,000: One trick to curing insomnia is to distract yourself by counting backwards from 300 to 0 by 3's, during which you'd count all but which of these numbers?
A - 267
B - 201
C - 163
D - 96
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (163)


$20,000: Which of the following scales categorizes the likelihood of asteroids impacting Earth?
A - Beaufort scale
B - Torino scale
C - Saffir-Simpson scale
D - Fujita scale

Katelyn uses her Cut the Question lifeline.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Torino scale)

commercial break

$20,000: This question might seem atrocious, but in "Mary Poppins", how many letters are in the famously long word that starts with "super" and ends with "docious"?
A - 28
B - 31
C - 34
D - 37

Katelyn uses her +1, teacher aide Jenny. They work through the spelling, although they count "ex" as just "x". They come up with an answer they are confident about.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (34)

commercial break

MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY": Apparently obsessed with the higher education system, Kanye West has titled his albums all of the following, except what?
A - Late Registration
B - Finals Week
C - The College Dropout
D - Graduation
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Finals Week)


$30,000: Which of the following totals closest to 21, without going over?
A - countries on the South American continent + [3]
B - U.S. states east of the Mississippi + [2]
C - Canadian provinces + [9]
D - main islands of Hawaii + [10]

Heather can't come up with an answer so she walks away with $20,000.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Canadian provinces + [9])


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Katelyn Murphy Whiz Kids Week
Las Vegas, NV

Katelyn invented a soundproof mask that a person can sing into but no one else can hear it.


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$7000: Showing that Hannibal's legendary journey really could have been done, British explorer John Hoyt crossed the Alps in 1959, led by what animal?
A - Bengal tiger
B - elephant
C - hippopotamus
D - grizzly bear

Katelyn asks the audience.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Ask the Audience results:
A - 17%
B - 67%
C - 4%
D - 12%

[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (elephant)

What, no llamas? :mrgreen: What amazes me is that 17% picked a tiger and 12% picked a bear.

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$20,000: This question might seem atrocious, but in "Mary Poppins", how many letters are in the famously long word that starts with "super" and ends with "docious"?
A - 28
B - 31
C - 34
D - 37

Katelyn uses her +1, teacher aide Jenny. They work through the spelling, although they count "ex" as just "x". They come up with an answer they are confident about.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (34)

S U P E R C A L I F R A G I L I S T I C E X P I A L I D O C I O U S. 34 letters.

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$30,000: Which of the following totals closest to 21, without going over?
A - countries on the South American continent + [3]
B - U.S. states east of the Mississippi + [2]
C - Canadian provinces + [9]
D - main islands of Hawaii + [10]

Heather can't come up with an answer so she walks away with $20,000.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Canadian provinces + [9])

Countries in South America is 12, +3 is 15.
US states east of the Mississippi is well over 21 by itself.
Canadian provinces - this is tricky because there are 10 provinces and 3 territories. Assuming they are sticking strictly with "provinces", the total is 19.
Main islands of Hawaii is 8, +10 is 18. So the answer is "C".

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