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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:17 am 
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WHIZ KIDS WEEK

Amanda Wylie

Performed with the national touring company of Annie. Amanda gets the fourth lifeline, Cut the Question, usable up to the $50,000 level.

$500: Which of these is NOT worn by the Statue of Liberty?
A - a robe
B - sandals
C - a crown
D - a nose ring
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (a nose ring)


$1000: According to the Humane Society website, you should mix hydrogen peroxide, baking soda and dishwashing liquid if you want to do what to your dog?
A - make him invisible
B - triple his size overnight
C - de-skunk him
D - turn him into a cat
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (de-skunk him)


$2000: Toys modeled after which movie villain make use of U.S. Trademark #77419252, described as "the sound...created by breathing through a scuba tank regulator"?
A - Lord Voldemort
B - Hannibal Lecter
C - Darth Vader
D - Freddy Krueger
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Darth Vader)


$3000: Which of these numbers, whose square root is 11, equals the world record for the most scoops of ice cream ever balanced on one cone?
A - 101
B - 111
C - 121
D - 131
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (121)


$5000: In total, how may sets of double letters are there in the names of the states that have Nashville and Boston as their state capitals?
A - 3
B - 4
C - 5
D - 6

Amanda spells "Massachusetts" and says there are 2 sets of double letters. She then spells "Tennesee" and says there are 2 more. She double-checks and comes up with the same number and makes B her final answer
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (5)

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That seems a fairly tough question for the level. It's relatively easy to overlook both the double "t" in Massachusetts and the double "s" in Tennessee. --Bob

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WHIZ KIDS WEEK

Amanda Wylie

Performed with the national touring company of Annie. Amanda gets the fourth lifeline, Cut the Question, usable up to the $50,000 level.


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$5000: In total, how may sets of double letters are there in the names of the states that have Nashville and Boston as their state capitals?
A - 3
B - 4
C - 5
D - 6

Amanda spells "Massachusetts" and says there are 2 sets of double letters. She then spells "Tennesee" and says there are 2 more. She double-checks and comes up with the same number and makes B her final answer
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (5)

I cringed when she misspelled Tennessee twice.

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