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PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:41 pm 
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Shannon Thomas
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Pasadena, Cal.


$10,000
A two-liter bottle of soda is about equal to what in standard U.S. measurements?
A: Quart B: Half-gallon
C: One gallon D: Two gallons

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Shannon narrows it down to a quart or a half-gallon. Her +1 is her mom Sandra, a scientist. Sandra says a liter is 1.06 quarts.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Half-gallon


$20,000
In 1953, Jacqueline Cochran became the first woman to achieve what feat, that was first achieved by a man in 1947?
A: Running a four-minute mile B: Summiting Mt. Everest
C: Breaking the sound barrier D: Accumulating a net worth of $1 billion

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Breaking the sound barrier


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$30,000
Which of the following things can an elephant NOT do with its trunk?
A: Breathe through it B: Hold things with it
C: Smell with it D: Drink through it

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Drink through it


$50,000
The equivalent of our White House, what colorful abode is home to the president of South Korea?
A: Red House B: Blue House
C: Green House D: Orange House

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
Shannon recently traveled to Korea.
50/50 leaves blue and green.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Blue House


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$100,000
According to Business Insider, as of 2018, 7 of the world’s 10 highest-capacity sports stadiums were built for what?
A: Olympic events B: Soccer
C: Cricket D: College football

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Shannon picks A: Olympic events.
The correct answer is D: College football.
Shannon wins $50,000 plus two tickets to Mat Franco, and will meet Mat backstage.


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On the last episode of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” who was the only character to NOT get fired?
A: Murray Slaughter B: Ted Baxter
C: Lou Grant D: Mary Richards

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Ted Baxter


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:13 am 
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Shannon Thomas
Political strategist
Pasadena, Cal.


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$100,000
According to Business Insider, as of 2018, 7 of the world’s 10 highest-capacity sports stadiums were built for what?
A: Olympic events B: Soccer
C: Cricket D: College football

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Shannon picks A: Olympic events.
The correct answer is D: College football.
Shannon wins $50,000 plus two tickets to Mat Franco, and will meet Mat backstage.

My first thought would have been soccer, given its popularity. I might have used my 50:50 if I still had it, hoping that B and D weren't the remaining answers.

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