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$500: According to USA Today, all but which of the following are signs that your electronic device has been hacked?
A - it slows down
B - it suddenly restarts
C - Siri now speaks with a Russian accent
D - your programs and apps crash

Heather's computer was hacked once.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Siri now speaks with a Russian accent)


$1000: An homage to the everyday American, which of these is an uplifting piece of patriotic music composed by Aaron Copland in 1942?
A - "Fanfare for the Common Man"
B - "Ballad of the Mouth-Breathers"
C - "Flyover Country Serenade"
D - "The Joe Six-Pack Polka"
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A ("Fanfare for the Common Man")


$2000: By definition, a "visceral" reaction is one you feel in which part of the body?
A - feet
B - elbow
C - gut
D - teeth
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (gut)


$3000: Later saying she wanted to turn her divorce "into a positive," in 2014 who famously used the term "conscious uncoupling" when announcing her split from Chris Martin?
A - Jennifer Aniston
B - Reese Witherspoon
C - Jennifer Garner
D - Gwyneth Paltrow
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (Gwyneth Paltrow)


$5000: In addition to English, which U.S. state recognizes 20 different official languages, including Eyak, Holikachuk and Inupiaq?
A - Louisiana
B - Hawaii
C - New Mexico
D - Alaska

Heather knows what these languages are.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (Alaska)


$7000: Touted for their nutritional value, what does Merriam-Webster say is the proper pronunciation of the tropical berries that in English are spelled "a-c-a-i"?
A - ah-sah-EE
B - ack-EYE
C - ah-KAH-ee
D - atch-EYE

Heather spent time working in the media and learned a lot about pronunciation.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (ah-sah-EE)


$10,000: What director came up with the idea for 2018's Best Picture Oscar winner after being denied permission to remake "The Creature From The Black Lagoon?"
A - Alejandro Inarritu
B - Alfonso Curaron
C - Guillermo del Toro
D - Denis Villeneuve

Heather eliminates A and D.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Guillermo del Toro)

commercial break

Heather went back to school a few years ago in order to show her children that they could do anything they set their minds to.

$20,000: Three of the following are the initials of title characters from Charles Dickens novels. Which one is NOT?
A - JE
B - ED
C - OT
D - DC

She knows DC is David Copperfield and mentions "Edwin". She asks the audience for help.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Ask the Audience results:
A - 57%
B - 19%
C - 23%
D - 1%

Heather remembers that "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" was Dickens's last work.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (JE)


$30,000: Which of these companies' 2013 expansion into Canada was so disastrous, it wound up closing all 133 of its stores there and losing about $2 billion?
A - Target
B - Starbucks
C - Home Depot
D - Barnes & Noble

Heather thinks that Target and Barnes & Noble would do well in Canada. She also says that Canada has some popular coffee places. She decides to use her +1, her cousin Jay. Jay shakes his head and says he was hoping she knew this one so she wouldn't call on him. He agrees with her view on coffee places. Heather decides to use her 50:50.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
"50:50 results": A & C

She says it's good she used this lifeline. She doesn't feel confident enough to risk it, so she walks away.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (Target)

commercial break

MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY" (presented by newscasters from WDAF, Kansas City): Cerulean is a shade of what color?
A - red
B - blue
C - brown
D - yellow
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (blue)

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Heather Chapman
Lexington, KY
communications consultant


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$30,000: Which of these companies' 2013 expansion into Canada was so disastrous, it wound up closing all 133 of its stores there and losing about $2 billion?
A - Target
B - Starbucks
C - Home Depot
D - Barnes & Noble

Heather thinks that Target and Barnes & Noble would do well in Canada. She also says that Canada has some popular coffee places. She decides to use her +1, her cousin Jay. Jay shakes his head and says he was hoping she knew this one so she wouldn't call on him. He agrees with her view on coffee places. Heather decides to use her 50:50.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
"50:50 results": A & C

She says it's good she used this lifeline. She doesn't feel confident enough to risk it, so she walks away.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (Target)

I would have used ATA first and hope for the best.

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