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Colby Taylor
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$500
Which of the following is NOT represented by any of the initials in the well-known acronym NATO?
A: North B: Atlantic
C: Taco Truck D: Organization

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Taco Truck


$1,000
To signal a stand-up comic it’s time to exit the stage (without the audience knowing), comedy clubs commonly do what?
A: Blow a trumpet in their ear B: Dump a trash can over their head
C: Fire tennis balls at their face D: Turn on a light in the back

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Turn on a light in the back


$2,000
Due to safety concerns, in 2018 NY lawmakers called for a change to the colorful design of what household products, to make them less appealing to children?
A: Schwinn bicycles B: Nerf balls
C: Tide Pods D: Smurf dolls

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Tide Pods


$3,000
The suffix “-mente” is the Spanish equivalent of what English suffix commonly used to form adverbs?
A: -ing B: -ly
C: -ed D: -able

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: -ly


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$5,000
Shannon Eastin made history in 2012 when she became the first woman to officiate a regular season contest, working as a line judge, in what pro sports league?
A: PGA B: NFL
C: World Boxing Association D: Formula One racing

Colby knows the NFL has officials called line judges.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: NFL


$7,000
Which of these is the title of a 2001 Alicia Keys album, and NOT a famous classical music composition?
A: Ode to Joy B: The Four Seasons
C: Songs in A Minor D: The William Tell Overture

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 4% B: 21% C: 67% D: 8%


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Songs in A Minor


$10,000
While his predecessor preferred “conditional clemency,” who pardoned all Vietnam War draft dodgers on his second day in office?
A: Richard Nixon B: Gerald Ford
C: Jimmy Carter D: Ronald Reagan

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Colby’s friend Jake says the war was over when Carter and Reagan were president, so it’s between Nixon and Ford. He feels strongly it’s Nixon. Colby says they could still pardon someone after the war. Then Jake says Ford needed good PR after Nixon left in scandal, so he’d go with Ford.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Jimmy Carter
Colby wins $5,000.


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Colby Taylor
Psychology professor
Memphis, Tenn.


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$10,000
While his predecessor preferred “conditional clemency,” who pardoned all Vietnam War draft dodgers on his second day in office?
A: Richard Nixon B: Gerald Ford
C: Jimmy Carter D: Ronald Reagan
[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Colby’s friend Jake says the war was over when Carter and Reagan were president, so it’s between Nixon and Ford. He feels strongly it’s Nixon. Colby says they could still pardon someone after the war. Then Jake says Ford needed good PR after Nixon left in scandal, so he’d go with Ford.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Jimmy Carter
Colby wins $5,000.

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