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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:36 pm 
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Whiz Kids get an extra Lifeline—Cut the Question.

Henry Huschke
Traverse City, MI
Henry has an IQ in the 99.7th percentile.

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According to Euclid's theorem, there are infinitely many what?
A: Lame cable channels B: "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" books
C: Annoying YouTube celebrities D: Prime numbers

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Prime numbers

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Earning a spot on Forbes' 2017 "Top-30-Under-30" list, 19-year-old inventor Ann Makosinski is known for her invention of a flashlight powered by what?
A: Leprechauns B: A team of horses
C: Black magic D: The heat from your hand

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: The heat from your hand

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Derived from the Latin root "vorare," the suffix "-vore" is used to form words that tell us what about an animal?
A: What they eat B: How big they are
C: What color they are D: How many legs they have

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A: What they eat

$3,000
Which of the following is a phrase found in the title of a "Hunger Games" movie, and NOT a variety of Mountain Dew?
A: Live Wire B: Code Red
C: Catching Fire D: Pitch Black

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C: Catching Fire

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Imagine you flip a coin 9 times, and all 9 times it comes up heads. What are the chances that it will come up heads on the 10th flip?
A: 10% B: 50%
C: 90% D: 99.99%

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B: 50%

$7,000
In nature, what is typically yellow, green or orange?
A: Octopus ink B: Firefly light
C: A robin's egg D: A giraffe's tongue

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Firefly light

First commercial break

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Named for the wife of Perseus in Greek mythology, what closest large galaxy to ours is predicted to merge with the Milky Way in about four billion years?
A: Andromeda B: Isis
C: Medusa D: Cassiopeia

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A: Andromeda

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If you put all nine of Santa's reindeer, including Rudolph, in alphabetical order, which reindeer would come exactly in the middle?
A: Dancer B: Cupid
C: Donner D: Dasher

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 13% B: 18% C: 45% D: 24%

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Henry goes with the audience & guesses Donner
The correct answer is D: Dasher
Henry wins $5,000


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Whiz Kids get an extra Lifeline—Cut the Question.

Henry Huschke
Traverse City, MI
Henry has an IQ in the 99.7th percentile.


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20K: need +1 to make sure I've named all 9 reindeer right_


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