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PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:54 pm 
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Hayley Minter
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Wake Forest, N.C.


$7,000
When reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, how many times will you say a preposition?
A: Seven B: Eight
C: Nine D: Ten

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Hayley knows “to” and “under” are prepositions. Her dad Wade adds “of,” “for” and “with.” They count nine.


[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves seven and eight.


[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 47% B: 53%


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Eight


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$10,000
Which of the following nations has 22 official languages, including Sanskrit, Urdu and Kashmiri?
A: Iran B: Egypt
C: India D: Nigeria

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: India


$20,000
Containing one proton and no neutrons, protium is the most common isotope of what element?
A: Carbon B: Helium
C: Hydrogen D: Oxygen

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Hydrogen


$30,000
Who was the first U.S. president to be elected who was born in the 20th century?
A: Dwight D. Eisenhower B: Franklin Roosevelt
C: Harry Truman D: John F. Kennedy

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[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: John F. Kennedy
Hayley wins $20,000.


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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$7,000
When reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, how many times will you say a preposition?
A: Seven B: Eight
C: Nine D: Ten

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Hayley knows “to” and “under” are prepositions. Her dad Wade adds “of,” “for” and “with.” They count nine.


[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves seven and eight.


[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 47% B: 53%


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Eight
This question requires knowing the Pledge of Allegiance, grammar and counting. The last one is apparently the hardest.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:04 pm 
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so far so good

but a wicked amount of recounting

that's a Boston "wicked"


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