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PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:06 pm 
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Keara Kelleher
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Whiz Kids Week


$500 :
Founded in 1939, what is the name of the sports organization that provides 2.4 million kids with the opportunity to play baseball and softball each year?
A: Little League B: Baby Ball
C: Imps in the Outfield D: Brats with Bats

[Reveal] Spoiler:
A: Little League



$1000 :
Introduced in the spring of 2016, the limited-edition soft drink Pepsi Fire was advertised as having the flavor of what?
A: A burning building B: Volcanic ash
C: Toxic smoke D: Cinnamon


[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: Cinnamon



$2000 :
In Jul. 2016 @ReadingRainbow fittingly sent a congratulatory tweet to Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman and first African-American to hold what federal job?
A: Surgeon General B: Secretary of Defense
C: Librarian of Congress D: U.S. Ambassador to the U.N.


[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: Librarian of Congress



$3000 :
Playing against type, Julia Roberts portrayed an evil queen in the 2012 movie, "Mirror, Mirror," which was a retelling of what classic fairy tale?
A: Cinderella B: Snow White
C: Rapunzel D: Hansel & Gretel


[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Snow White



$5000 :
With a relationship dating back to the Revolutionary War, what country is often described as "America's oldest ally"?
A: Italy B: Australia
C: France D: Mexico

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: France


Second break

$7000 :
Assuming you don't go first, what is the maximum number of turns you can have in a standard game of tic-tac-toe?
A: 3 B: 4
C: 5 D: 6

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: 4



$10K :
Which of the following things happened first?
A: The first Instagram post B: The first Facebook like
C: The first Twitter hashtag D: The first text message

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
C: The first Twitter hashtag & D: The first text message


[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: The first text message


QotD: One source of funding for students at Harvard's W.E.B. DuBois Institute is the "Nasir Jones" what?
A: Hiphop Fellowship B: Astrophysics Scholarship
C: Political Science Award D: Women's Studies Prize


[Reveal] Spoiler: QotD
A: Hiphop Fellowship



$20K :
Enticing future space miners, what asteroid named for the Greek goddess of the soul do astronomers believe may contain over $10,000 quadrillion worth of metals?
A: 15 Venus B: 16 Psyche
C: 17 Luna D: 18 Nemesis

[Reveal] Spoiler:
special lifeline "Cut the Question" was used to replace this.


[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: 16 Psyche



$20K (replacement):
Which animal is cited as an example in Britannica's article on "pinnipeds," which are "shaped like torpedoes," with "wide torsos and narrower hindquarters"?
A: Stingray B: Walrus
C: Seahorse D: Octopus


[Reveal] Spoiler:
Keara answered Stingray


[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Walrus

Keara leaves with $5000


End of show for the day


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:15 am 
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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$20K (replacement):
Which animal is cited as an example in Britannica's article on "pinnipeds," which are "shaped like torpedoes," with "wide torsos and narrower hindquarters"?
A: Stingray B: Walrus
C: Seahorse D: Octopus


[Reveal] Spoiler:
Keara answered Stingray


[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Walrus

Keara leaves with $5000


End of show for the day
Poor kid. I assume she doesn't know what a torpedo is and jumped on "wide torsos."

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:28 pm 
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Keara Kelleher
Brooklyn Park, MN
Age 14
Whiz Kids Week


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