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$500
In “Moby-Dick,” Captain Ahab longs to kill the white whale named Moby Dick because the whale once did what to him?
A: Egged his boat B: Took his leg
C: Ate his last donut D: Called his wife a “sea cow”

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Took his leg


$1,000
Though his family later sold lots of it, John Harvey Kellogg once said eating an early version of what high-fiber cereal was like consuming “a whisk broom”?
A: Count Chocula B: Lucky Charms
C: Shredded Wheat D: Cap’n Crunch’s Crunch Berries

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Shredded Wheat


$2,000
Honoring heroes like Paul Revere (not Tom Brady), what state holiday is celebrated in Massachusetts on the third Monday in April?
A: Patriots’ Day B: Bunker Hill Day
C: Constitution Day D: Take Your Supermodel to Work Day

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Patriots’ Day


$3,000
Thanks to the unpredictable weather on Mauna Kea, you can actually participate in what unlikely vacation activity?
A: Whale watching in Kansas B: Ice skating on the Amazon River
C: Skiing in Hawaii D: Building sand castles in Antarctica

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Skiing in Hawaii


$5,000
Although it originally referred only to devoted bullfighting enthusiasts, which word can now mean a lover of pretty much anything?
A: Aficionado B: Buff
C: Connoisseur D: Fanatic

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 77% B: 2% C: 11% D: 10%
That’s where Darby was leaning.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Aficionado


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$7,000
Since to was technically a sequel to his 1968 film “The Detective,” Frank Sinatra was reportedly contractually required to be offered the lead role in which movie?
A: Independence Day B: The Terminator
C: Die Hard D: The Matrix

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Die Hard


$10,000
A 1917 letter from British admiral Lord Fisher to Winston Churchill is said to contain the first recorded use of what abbreviation, that’s also the title of an Usher hit?
A: LOL B: BRB
C: OMG D: LMAO

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Darby knows what LOL, BRB & OMG stand for. Her brother Tom knows what LMAO means. They decide on OMG.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: OMG


Commercial break

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In August 2003, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko became the first person to do what while in space?
A: Be put under arrest B: Get married
C: Have surgery D: Get elected into office

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Get married


$20,000
According to the Institute for International Education, the vast majority of foreign students enrolled at American colleges come from what country?
A: India B: Canada
C: China D: Germany

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves Canada and China. Those were the ones Darby was deciding between. She picks Canada.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: China
Darby wins $5,000.


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