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Jill is a museum educator.

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According to a famous quote by former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, what "is the ultimate aphrodisiac"?
A: Expired milk B: Lavender massage oil
C: Power D: His "Smooth Jazz of the '70s" mixtape

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Power

$1,000
While possibly a bit sexist, a "loveliness" is appropriately a term sometimes used for a group of what insects?
A: Tarantulas B: Ladybugs
C: Cockroaches D: Bedbugs

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Ladybugs

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Years before launching AARP in 1958, Dr. Ethyl Percy Andrus had founded what similar organization in 1947?
A: Boy Scouts of America B: National Retired Teachers Association
C: U.S. Animal Welfare Society D: Full-Contact Shuffleboard League

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: National Retired Teachers Association

$3,000
What pastry's name fittingly comes from a Dutch word meaning "to curl"?
A: Strudel B: Éclair
C: Knish D: Cruller

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Jill's +1 is her fiancé, John, who is a retired chef. John says he was a culinary arts student, not a pastry chef, so this will be a guess for him. John believes an éclair is French, strudel is Austrian, a knish is Jewish, so cruller would be his guess.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Cruller

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Of all the 50 U.S. states, there are two where the tallest building in the state is the State Capitol building: West Virginia and what?
A: Illinois B: Washington
C: Florida D: North Dakota

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D: North Dakota

$7,000
According to a study by the University of Michigan, since 2010, which of these things has dropped by nearly 50% among high school seniors?
A: Average SAT math score B: Average weight
C: Smoking rate D: Graduation rate

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C: Smoking rate

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$10,000
With searches related to it famously blocked by web filters when it was mistakenly pegged as adult material, Super Bowl XXX was played in what year?
A: 1991 B: 1996
C: 2001 D: 2006

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 8% B: 43% C: 18% D: 31%

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: 1996

$20,000
Which of these is NOT one of the four characters portrayed (with the help of some face paint) by the original members of the rock band KISS?
A: Spaceman B: Hawkeye
C: Starchild D: Catman

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves Spaceman & Hawkeye.

Jill knows Hawkeye was a character on MASH and something about Spaceman is jumping out at her
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Jill guesses Spaceman.
The correct answer is B: Hawkeye
Jill wins $5,000

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20K: 50/50 pick Hawkeye


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Jill Ferris
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Jill is a museum educator.


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With searches related to it famously blocked by web filters when it was mistakenly pegged as adult material, Super Bowl XXX was played in what year?
A: 1991 B: 1996
C: 2001 D: 2006
[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 8% B: 43% C: 18% D: 31%

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: 1996

Super Bowl 50 was last year, so Super Bowl XXX would be 20 years earlier, or 1996.

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