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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 2:58 pm 
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The 1989 landmark Supreme Court civil rights case Texas v. Johnson affirmed the right of Americans to burn what?
A: Firewood B: The American flag
C: Scented candles D: Toast

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: The American flag


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While they’re an important member of the crew, Yahoo! Travel says that “Having a great vacation means never, ever seeing” your cruise ship’s what?
A: Activity planner B: Bartender
C: Doctor D: Ice Show Spectacular

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C: Doctor


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Rhombuses, double wedges and volcanoes are all standardized obstacles in which competitive sport?
A: Luge B: Yacht racing
C: Archery D: Miniature golf

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D: Miniature golf


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In 2014, to help fight dengue fever, a Sri Lankan newspaper printed an entire issue using ink mixed with the essence of what natural mosquito repellent?
A: Honey B: Citronella
C: Cinnamon D: Baking soda

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B: Citronella


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What movie soundtrack from the 1980s suddenly re-charted in April 2016, ultimately becoming Billboard’s best-selling soundtrack of the year?
A: Top Gun B: Footloose
C: Purple Rain D: Dirty Dancing

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C: Purple Rain


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The only grandson of JFK, who also goes by “Jack,” what recent Yale graduate and Perez Hilton-certified hottie says he’s so far undecided about a future in politics?
A: John Stockton B: John Schlossberg
C: John Stossel D: John Schneider

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 3% B: 74% C: 9% D: 14%


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: John Schlossberg


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Until it was cancelled in 2016, “100 Latinos Dijeron” was the Spanish-language version of what game show?
A: Wheel of Fortune B: The Price is Right
C: Family Feud D: Let’s Make a Deal

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves Wheel of Fortune and Family Feud. Tiffany chooses Wheel of Fortune.


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C: Family Feud
Tiffany wins $5,000.


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10K: dunno "dijeron". Shoulda figured "dit". Might not have helped as I never watched the show. ATA


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10K: dunno "dijeron". Shoulda figured " dit". Might not have helped as I never watched the show. ATA
It's a conjugation of the irregular verb "decir," to say. Third person plural past preterite. "They said." --Bob

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10K: dunno "dijeron". Shoulda figured " dit". Might not have helped as I never watched the show. ATA


Probably would have missed that one, too.

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"Preterite". A new word! To me, anyway. And I used to love diagramming sentences. They were holding out on me in 4th/5th grade, it seems.


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10K: dunno "dijeron". Shoulda figured "dit". Might not have helped as I never watched the show. ATA
The clue here is 100. "We surveyed 100 <people> and the top <n> answers are on the board."

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Tiffany Bolton
Mesa, Ariz.


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The only grandson of JFK, who also goes by “Jack,” what recent Yale graduate and Perez Hilton-certified hottie says he’s so far undecided about a future in politics?
A: John Stockton B: John Schlossberg
C: John Stossel D: John Schneider
[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 3% B: 74% C: 9% D: 14%

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: John Schlossberg

I remembered that Caroline Kennedy married someone named Schlossberg.

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Like I said, I NEVER WATCHED THE SHOW. So catchphrases from it, like "Survey Says", wouldn't immediately leap to mind & then be translated into Spanish, a language I can't speak, & not even translated word-for-word.


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"Preterite". A new word! To me, anyway. And I used to love diagramming sentences. They were holding out on me in 4th/5th grade, it seems.


Although I've forgotten most English grammatical terms, I don't think we really have a preterite in English. In Spanish (and Latin), there are two different aspects of the past tense. You use the preterite for a specific point in time that has a beginning and an end: "Yesterday morning, I -walked- to the post office." You use the imperfect for a more general, habitual action: "Every day, I -walked- to the post office."

There are other rules for using the two aspects, but preterite vs imprefect is probably one of the bigger stumbling blocks for English speakers learning Spanish.


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Tiffany Bolton
Mesa, Ariz.


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The only grandson of JFK, who also goes by “Jack,” what recent Yale graduate and Perez Hilton-certified hottie says he’s so far undecided about a future in politics?
A: John Stockton B: John Schlossberg
C: John Stossel D: John Schneider
[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 3% B: 74% C: 9% D: 14%

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: John Schlossberg

I remembered that Caroline Kennedy married someone named Schlossberg.


I got it from knowing who the other three people are


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