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Stephen Friedrich
Boise, Idaho

The Fury 325 thrill ride at Carowinds amusement park in Charlotte, NC is one of America’s tallest “giga coasters,” which is a roller coaster that’s over 300 what?
A: Years old B: Feet tall
C: Miles beneath the Earth’s surface D: Dollars per ride

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Feet tall

Created in 1961 and generally seen sporting a blue-and-white striped shirt and grass hat, the mascot for Hawaiian Punch has what appropriate first name?
A: Punchy B: Kicky
C: Bitey D: Spitty

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Punchy

Set in Seattle, the “Grey’s Anatomy” spin-off “Station 19” revolves around men and women who risk their lives working at a what?
A: Radio station B: Gas station
C: Fire station D: Salad bar station

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Fire station

Fittingly, which of these names is said to have once been used for the spice we now call horseradish?
A: Doeradish B: Sowradish
C: Henradish D: Mareradish

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Mareradish

During the 2000 presidential election, Sting reportedly refused to let George W. Bush use what then-recent solo hit as his campaign theme song?
A: Brand New Day B: Do Do Do Do, Da Da Da Da
C: King of Pain D: Don’t Stand So Close to Me

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 87% B: 1% C: 5% D: 7%

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Brand New Day

While the locals call a certain place the “Côte d’Azur,” English-speaking tourists would most likely call it what?
A: The Virgin Islands B: The French Riviera
C: The Spanish Steps D: The Rock of Gibraltar

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: The French Riviera

According to WhatToExpect.com, in the U.S., how much does the average baby weigh at birth?
A: About 5.5 pounds B: About 7.5 pounds
C: About 9.5 pounds D: About 11.5 pounds

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Stephen’s grandmother walks to the podium with help from Stephen and a cane. She says 5.5 pounds is just over a preemie, and 11.5 pounds is painful. They decide on 7.5 pounds.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: About 7.5 pounds
Stephen: “She truly delivered.”

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As seen below, when you add “SE” to the name of a famous scientist, you get the name of what famous Russian film director?
A: DarwiSEn B: EdisSEon
C: EiSEnstein D: CuSErie

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: EiSEnstein

Though it’s not known whether he ever actually stopped by them “on a Snowy Evening,” the woods of Ripton, Vermont are home to what late poet’s farm?
A: Walt Whitman B: T.S. Eliot
C: Robert Frost D: e.e. cummings

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
Stephen says Eliot is English, and cummings wouldn’t write “Snowy Evening” with capitals. He thinks this could be a quote from “The Road Not Taken” by Frost.
50/50 leaves Whitman and Frost, which doesn’t help. He goes with Frost.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Robert Frost

Commercial break

Graceland, the famous home of Elvis Presley, was named for what?
A: Southern politeness B: The street it was built on
C: Elvis’ childhood cat D: The previous owner’s aunt

Stephen reluctantly walks. His guess is the previous owner’s aunt because it’s the oddest answer.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: The previous owner’s aunt
Stephen wins $30,000.

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In the human body, where is the zonule of Zinn located?
A: Under the tongue B: On the brain stem
C: In the eyeball D: In the large intestine

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: In the eyeball

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