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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:45 pm 
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WHIZ KIDS WEEK #4

Preston Ellis
Humble, TX


$500: Which of these is NOT one of the three branches of the U.S. federal government?
A - executive
B - legislative
C - judicial
D - olive
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (olive)


$1000: The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom of a chemical element is equal to its what?
A - phone number
B - lucky number
C - atomic number
D - Social Security number
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (atomic number)


$2000: What classic fortune-telling toy was originally developed as a promotional product for the Brunswick Billiards company?
A - Magic 8-Ball
B - Vanishing Cue Stick
C - Krazy Korner Pocket
D - Baby's First Triangle Rack

Preston's cousin got one of these for Christmas.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (Magic 8-Ball)

commercial break

MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY": What element was probably a hit with teens in Ancient Rome because, due to its drying properties, it was used as an effective form of acne treatment?
A - copper
B - beryllium
C - potassium
D - sulfur
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (sulfur)


$3000: Named for an Aztec god and noted for the wavy branches of gills that grow from its head, the amphibian called the Axolotl is also commonly known as what?
A - Mexican salamander
B - German seal
C - Australian lizard
D - Egyptian pufferfish

Preston focuses on "Aztec".
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (Mexican salamander)


$5000: The letter "c" in Einstein's famous formula "E=mc2" refers to the speed of light as it passes through what?
A - water
B - air
C - glass
D - vacuum

Preston eliminates all answers except for A.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (vacuum)

Preston leaves with nothing.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:11 pm 
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WHIZ KIDS WEEK #3

Preston Ellis
Humble, TX


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$5000: The letter "c" in Einstein's famous formula "E=mc2" refers to the speed of light as it passes through what?
A - water
B - air
C - glass
D - vacuum

Preston eliminates all answers except for A.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (vacuum)

Preston leaves with nothing.

Given the time when he started, I figured he'd either go home on this question or carry over. When he started out by eliminating vacuum I knew it would be the former.

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That's now two technical llamas this season during a WK Week. Not a good sign for a Disney-owned show.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:36 pm 
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That's now two technical llamas this season during a WK Week. Not a good sign for a Disney-owned show.
BTW, a young llama is called a cria.


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So far so good


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