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PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:09 pm 
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$500
Every 60-110 minutes, the geyser known as Old Faithful spews thousands of gallons of what into the air?
A: Water B: Confetti
C: Espresso D: Salad dressing

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Water


$1,000
Where would you be most likely to practice your “bumping,” “setting” and “spiking”?
A: In a library B: On a volleyball court
C: In a courtroom D: On an alien spaceship

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: On a volleyball court


$2,000
The fittingly-named butterfly Polygonia Interrogationis has markings on the underside of its wings that resemble what type of punctuation?
A: Exclamation points B: Question marks
C: Semicolons D: Quotation marks

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Question marks


$3,000
In 2016, a New York Times review of the “Angry Birds” movie described the plot as “nonaeronautic feathered creatures getting around via” what?
A: Rocket ship B: Skateboard
C: Catapult D: Subway

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Catapult


$5,000
Bored math students may know that typing what number on a calculator spells out the name of a tech giant when flipped upside down?
A: 5317 B: 0.7734
C: 376006 D: 378163771

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: 376006


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In a 1980s book, psychologist Dan Kiley coined what term to refer to men who won’t grow up?
A: Peter Pan syndrome B: Winnie-the-Pooh complex
C: Huck Finn phenomenon D: Don Quixote disorder

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Peter Pan syndrome


$7,000
Which of these is a notable location in Norse mythology, and NOT in Greek mythology?
A: Mount Olympus B: Elysian Fields
C: Tartarus D: Valhalla

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Valhalla


$10,000
If she opts to run, “Selenators” can vote for Selena Gomez to become a U.S. senator in 2022, when she reaches what minimum age of eligibility?
A: 25 B: 28
C: 30 D: 35

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 25% B: 39% C: 26% D: 10%
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[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: 30


$10,000
Showing tense or possibility, “am,” “is,” “are,” “was,” “were,” “be,” “being,” and “been” are among the words nicknamed what?
A: Cooperative nouns B: Friendly adjectives
C: Helping verbs D: Supportive exclamations

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Helping verbs


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3K: Pretty sure not D, but ATA


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