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$500
Which of the following is a Chinese restaurant in San Francisco and NOT a martial art?
A: Jiu-Jitsu B: Taekwondo
C: Karate D: Kung Food

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Kung Food


$1,000
A warehouse in Laurierville, Quebec is home to the global strategic reserves of what edible, viscous substance, valued at over $1200 a barrel?
A: Hair gel B: Suntan lotion
C: Maple syrup D: Elmer’s glue

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Maple syrup


$2,000
Appropriately, the Greek word “elephas” was once used to refer to what material?
A: Wood B: Glass
C: Gold D: Ivory

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Ivory


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Led by Debbie Harry, what group that’s been around for a very long time released a single titled “Long Time” in 2017?
A: Blondie B: The B-52s
C: The Go-Go’s D: The Pretenders

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Blondie


$5,000
A leader in education reform, what Rhode Island senator oversaw the 1972 creation of a popular college grant program that bears his name?
A: William Wickenden B: Lincoln Chafee
C: Claiborne Pell D: Sheldon Whitehouse

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Claiborne Pell


$7,000
Which of the following companies does NOT feature a sailing ship in its logo?
A: Cutty Sark whiskey B: Mayflower moving
C: Old Spice cologne D: Princess Cruises

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Princess Cruises


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$10,000
Visiting the Tanglewood Music Center and Edith Wharton’s home are two activities suggested under “What To Do” on what website?
A: Ozarks.org B: Poconos.org
C: Berkshires.org D: Cascades.org

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 29% B: 18% C: 49% D: 4%


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Berkshires.org


$20,000
Though it spawned the movie with the biggest domestic box office gross ever when adjusted for inflation, what book’s author was paid just $50K for the film rights?
A: Jaws B: The Godfather
C: Gone With the Wind D: The Exorcist

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
Danna knows Gone With the Wind was hugely popular, and $50K was a lot of money in the 1930s.
50/50 leaves Jaws and Gone With the Wind.
Danna thinks “spawned” is they key to the answer and picks Jaws.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Gone With the Wind
Danna wins $5,000 and dinner at GIADA at The Cromwell.


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Danna Clements
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$7,000
Which of the following companies does NOT feature a sailing ship in its logo?
A: Cutty Sark whiskey B: Mayflower moving
C: Old Spice cologne D: Princess Cruises
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Princess Cruises

I credit The Love Boat for knowing this one.

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