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PostPosted: Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:34 pm 
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$20,000
If you're about to play the white pieces in a standard chess game, which of these is NOT true about the position of your pieces before the game begins?
A: The queen is on a white square B: Both bishops are on white squares
C: Four pawns are on white squares D: One rook is on a white square

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Both bishops are on white squares

$30,000
Seven different European countries have names beginning with what letter?
A: A B: B
C: L D: S

Julia wants to start reasoning it out but it's too big.
[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves A & S.

Julia decides to just guess
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: S
Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, & San Marino

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$50,000
You'll consume the chemical compound C2H6O if you do which of these things?
A: Take an aspirin B: Have a cup of coffee
C: Smoke a cigarette D: Drink a beer

Julia recognizes C as carbon which she thinks is something that'd be in a cigarette

Julia decides to walk.
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Julia would have guessed C: Smoke a cigarette
The correct answer is D: Drink a beer [ethanol]
Julia wins $30,000.


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$50,000
You'll consume the chemical compound C2H6O if you do which of these things?
A: Take an aspirin B: Have a cup of coffee
C: Smoke a cigarette D: Drink a beer

Julia recognizes C as carbon which she thinks is something that'd be in a cigarette

Julia decides to walk.
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Julia would have guessed C: Smoke a cigarette
The correct answer is D: Drink a beer [ethanol]
Julia wins $30,000.
Ethanol is sometimes written C2H5OH. Acetylsalicylic acid is C9H8O4, and caffeine is C8H10N4O2. A cigarette contains various carbon compounds including nicotine (C10H14N2).


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:55 am 
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20K: I know nothing about chess rules. +1

30K: I couldn't name all 7 but it had to be S.

50K: Aspirin is acetylsalicylic acid & I shamefully forget most chemistry but formula given is not an acid. Dunno what chem carcinogenic smoke ingredient has. Dunno formula for caffeine. Leaning toward alcohol but 50/50.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:24 pm 
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Julia Wierski
Philadelphia, PA
Julia is an office administrator by day and karaoke host by night.
Julia only has her 50/50 lifeline remaining


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